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Sawaya Honten

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Finding a reasonably priced Ryokan in Kyoto can be a challenge but this was just that. There was only one Onsen and it was indoors so not the same experience as you get when there is an outdoor one, a sauna and a cold one...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

This is the second year I've been in Kyoto and stayed at different Ryokans in each stay. From that experience, Sawaya Honten has exceptional facilities. The rooms are spacious and beautiful. The are kept in pristine condition. That is the reason to stay here. You...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the ryokan for only two nights and enjoyed it very much! The atmosphere was very nice, the place itself and the room was incredibly clean, the staff was helpful (especially the young man who was there at night, very friendly and nice!!)...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed August 12, 2017

If you are looking to stay inna traditional style Japanese ryokan you cannot bear the Sawaya Hotel. The rooms were beautuful and spacious. We booked a room with a private bath instead of having to rely on the shared bath. Everyone who works here is...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

We had 3 days after a walk in the mountains. Room was large and clean and had everything needed. After the first night I asked for some extra layers to the bed (ok, so I am getting old. My daughter was fine) and also asked...More

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US$163 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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ruatraveller
March 16, 2018|
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Dear Ruatravel Thank you for asking about Sawaya Honten. If you have a tattoo, it is possible to take the onsen , no problem! Many Australian guests stayed our hotel. We will gladly wait for you! Best regards.
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Dear Ms.Siddga We will keep your luggages safety , and bring them in your room. Nowadays, there become many Indian guests visiting to Kyoto, and some Indian guests stayed in this hotel from the UK , the US and more. Best... More
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August 17, 2017|
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There is Japanese Kaiseki restaurant near Ryokan Sawaya Honten. It takes only 5 minites from the hotel to the restaurant by walking. The restaurant 's name is kakinuma. It costs from about 51 to 93 US dollars at Japanese... More
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"Quiet, clean, very comfortable."
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"The beds are traditional Japanese mats so make sure you take that jnto consideration if yiu have any type of..."
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"Staying on 2nd floor which is even more tranquil."
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"My room, #203, was above the koi pond in the traditional garden."
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