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Sumiya Ryokan

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is by far the most hospitable Ryokan! It is a family business and it is now in its 7th generation. The hosts were very friendly, spoke conversational English, helped me as much as they can including standing outside the Ryokan and hailing a cab...More

Thank Jamie22012016
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Stayed here for 2 nights in late May, we knew it wasn't cheap, but when you consider it includes a 7+ course meal each night and a full traditional breakfast - all served to you, in your room (suite actually) by your personal nanki-san -...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, traditional ryokan with very hospitable, accommodating personnel. The first photo is of the view from inside our room. The outer alcove was where we had breakfast and read the morning paper and relished the peaceful, private, well composed garden. The 2nd photo is one...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I just spent 2 nights at this lovely ryokan. Unfortunately, although I specifically asked for a quiet room, my room was underneath the staff and they walk around until midnight and are up again at 5:45am. It's either one very busy person or multiple people...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

From the moment you walk in you experience proper Japanese hospitality. Bear, baby and I had a wonderful time. The ryokan has traditional style. Heavy in brown colours and with lovely Japanese gardens. Multipurpose tatami room for both eating and sleeping is decorated with calligraphy....More

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US$ 549 - US$ 1,882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#39 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#59 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 549 - US$ 1,882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#39 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#59 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
...More
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"I suspect there might be quiet rooms but I don't know where"
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"My courtyard-facing suite was remarkably quiet."
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"Please do not take the Honamii: it is expensive and you hear the noise from the highway"
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"Amazing. Must do!"
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