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Arashiyama Benkei

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in one of the rooms facing the river which had an amazing room. The room also had a private hot spring bath which felt absolutely amazing. The staff was so kind and extremely helpful. We opted to have the dinner and breakfast package....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed one night at this ryokan. They came and picked us up from the nearest train station with a complimentry shuttle. The check-in process was smooth and we were ushered to our room. It was raining hence, our luggage was wet....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I were looking forward to our stay throughout our honeymoon and we were not disappointed. Everything was pitch perfect: the location, the room, the food, the hot springs, and our incredibly gracious hosts. Would, without question, stay here again next time we’re...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Before confirming my booking at Arashiyama Benkei, I read a lot of excellent reviews. Basically, the one of kind service, the vegetarian food (the best! For our breakfast and dinner) and the Ryokan feel itself (must try private open air bathe!!).. exceeds even our expectations...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience of a Ryokan, amazing service, food and hospitality. So relaxing. Views over the river and valley exceptional. Recommend a private bath in mineral spring water. Staff very helpful to support our following schedule.

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RenandRob Q
11 May 2018|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
Check your reservation, but I believe it should include the dinner. Ours was included. The staff is extremely helpful there and you should just reach out directly to them to be sure...the food was amazing and the breakfast... More
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d2106
9 April 2018|
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Response from benkei-staff | Property representative |
Dear d2106, Thank you very much for your query. We can surely accommodate children! Please kindly check our official website and its service guide. In the process of making reservation, there will be the selection of plan... More
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17 March 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Hogon-in Temple and the Tenryu-ji Temple is within walking distance
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"Change into gowns provided immediately and relax!"
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"We recommend opting in for the multi-course dinner as well as booking the private onsen bath so you can soak..."
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"Our lower floor of Room S1 is nearby other Room S2 so the sound insulation is not good... cannot make..."
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"The 12 + 6 Tatami Mat room has a view of the lake and a private onsen. It is worth every penny to spend up!"
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