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Reviewed 6 May 2009

We decided that we wanted to experience a traditional Japanese guesthouse and selected the Rikiya ryokan using the Japanese Guest Houses website -> http://www.japaneseguesthouses.com/index.htm The Rikiya ryokan is a charming guesthouse run by some lovely elderly Japanese ladies, who, whilst not great at speaking English, were very warm and accommodating. They provided tea in our rooms, ran a bath for...

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London
Reviewed 1 April 2009

We followed the tradition ;spend a night in a ryokan in Kyoto.... So we booked at Rikiya; the location is perfect but don't fall in the trap of the traditionnal diner.The worst ever in Japan ;very very expensive for cold food with no taste;not cooked recently served in a cold room even the tea was rather cold! A challenge!!!! Regarding...

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Padua, Italy
Reviewed 28 September 2008

Rikiya is a charming traditional ryokan. A beautifully kept old wooden house, with spacious rooms, located in the heart of the most fascinating, historical district in Kyoto. We had a huge, nicely decorated room, with sliding doors opening on a private small garden, and the view of Kiyomizu-dera Pagoda in the background. This has been the largest and most charming...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 11 January 2008

This Ryokan is located in one of the best areas of Kyoto in the Higashiyama district. We stayed there for two nights. We have been the only guests there and stayed in offseason. We got the best room of this Ryokan which was extremly spacious. +++ location ++ Living rooms - Toilet, bathroom are run down already - heating is...

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Address: 463-23 Shimokawara-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0825, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Hotel Class:3 star — Ryokan Rikiya 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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#175 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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“We recommend room 3 or 5. Any really”
 of 5 bubbles 913shelleyl, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Book for a room with private bathroom. It is better to start your tour or site visits those around the hotel so as to maximize your stay in Kyoto.”
 of 5 bubbles iloveeu, 22 May 2014 | Read review
“the ryokan is facing the sunset but there's big hill where the kodaiji temple is will block the sun so your room is not hot in the evening.choosing the high floor might help you to stay at night due to the nature of a wooden flooring ryokan.but you'll have to carry your bag up the stairs.its just a 2 storey building.”
 of 5 bubbles ZuKnZuE, 31 May 2012 | Read review
“a lot of money to sleep with spiders”
 of 5 bubbles comebackcarl, 30 May 2011 | Read review
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