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Rakucho Ryokan

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Reviewed 4 April 2010

Great place - definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Kyoto. Very friendly staff despite some difficulty communicating in English. Even with the authentic Japanese style inn, the rooms are very comfortable and accommodating to Western comforts. Be careful on colder nights as the rooms aren't...More

1  Thank enigmajic
Reviewed 15 January 2010

We stayed here 3 nights and it was very pleasant. The staff are so lovely and friendly. You get a good taste of a ryokan but with a modern touch. The tatami beds and rooms were comfortable and all amenities were clean. There are washing...More

2  Thank champagneplease
Reviewed 17 November 2009

We loved our stay here at the Rakucho Ryokan. It is an older wooden house but all the other guests were polite and it was very quiet. Our room and the bath was remarkably clean. Of all the tatami mats we stayed on, these "beds"...More

3  Thank vgmodell
Reviewed 24 August 2009

This is a very reasonably priced Ryokan in a good location. The owners are very friendly, and we were made to feel very welcome during our stay. The rooms were clean, very comfortable and had all the essentials you might need (tea, water heater, heated...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2009

This place was about a 10 minute walk away from the Kitaoji station on the north side of Kyoto, but the bus is also easily accessible. There staff was very friendly and it was a well-maintained place. The ryokan is made entirely out of wood,...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 68 - US$ 115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
#46 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Northern Kyoto
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Rakucho Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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shaojun z
2 March 2015|
Response from uradekatsunori | Property representative |
Dear M. Zhang Shaojun We wish thank you very much for your e-mail. But to our great regret, we don't have any vacancy at that period which you decided. your sincerely Katsunori Urade Rakucho Ryokan 67 Higashihangicho... More
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"Try to stay away from the ground floor (showers, washing machine, drier)"
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"For someone able to climb stairs, the upper floor has more privacy."
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"We paid a little extra for the larger room at the end of the ground floor which was, I assume, twice the size..."
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"Try to ask for room in a second floor far from toilets."
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