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    Ryokan Shimizu

    646 Kagiya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8317, Kyoto Prefecture
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    “kyoto station” (146 reviews)
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at this lovely traditional guest house. When planning my trip to Japan, a stay in a Ryokan was top of the list but unfortunately it's a pricey form of accommodation. I was so happy to find Ryokan Shimizu in a more...More

    Thank Debs S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We understand that a traditional ryokan will be basic and not with hotel type facilities. We hoped however for some sense of atmosphere or originality or personality. Unfortunately Ryokan Shimizu had none of these. We arrived, got our instructions about curfew at midnight etc, got...More

    Thank BJCDublin_Ireland
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I have stayed in this Ryokan with my family while traveling through Japan. The place is extremely close to the Kyoto station and is in a quiet residential area. Just around it there are plenty of restaurants and the big Kyoto station is again full...More

    Thank GiacomoBPavia_Italia
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    I cannot recommend this place more highly. We only stayed for 2 nights, and I wish we had stayed longer. It was such a cute little place, and it was very comfortable. The rooms are in the traditional Japanese inn style, with futons on the...More

    Thank Lillie Mae S
    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    We wished we stayed here longer! The hosts were incredibly nice and friendly, it made our stay even better. Conveniently located near Kyoto station and it was comfortable, clean and decent size space. There were yukatas in our room for us to wear after shower/bath,...More

    Thank MissMa413
    Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$ 97 - US$ 146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
    • #15 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 12
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    • Kyoto Prefecture >
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    • Shimogyo-ku
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    Shimogyo-ku
    Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
    Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
    and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
    tourists and local business travelers, making it a
    competitive location for ever-new commercial
    structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
    trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
    Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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    dereknguyen2001
    7 September 2017|
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    Response from GiacomoBPavia_Italia | Reviewed this property |
    You can ask them directly but it is not a house it is a Ryokan. If you don't know what it is you can Google it
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    the_melv
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
    Is ice available for having a drink in your room? A: We serve ice at the front desk. We are thinking about heat in our room in November? A: We have air conditioners in all the room. Also, would it be better to be in... More
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    Response from Resa10984 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there at the end of September 2016. They did not have any food options at the ryokan. There are plenty of food options nearby, though! And they will give you suggestions!
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    "All the rooms have their own bathroom, and it is tucked into a quiet neighborhood, so all the rooms seem to..."
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    "As with most ryokans, the walls are pretty thin so you will get some noise from your neighbours!"
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    "Book early!"
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    "The rooms at the front of the ryokan have clear glass windows whereas the ones on the side are frosted. It..."
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