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17 Feb 2017
“Lovely Guesthose!!”
9 Aug 2016
“Cozy guesthouse with nice staff”
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

This place is awesome!! It's location is perfect, was really accessible and easy to find. The furniture, ambience, and look of the place is really relaxing and I felt very comfortable there. But the absolute highlight of this place was the brilliant staff! They are...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is located in Gion. It's central and Gion is wonderful to walk around after dark. The staff here is very nice, and they got a pair of adorable daughters that might be there during the afternoon. The place is well cleaned everyday and...More

Thank Tylstedt
Reviewed 7 August 2016

IchiEnSou was such a beautiful place to stay, highly recommended. Located in the geisha neighborhood of Gion, it's situated down a little side street with shops, cafes, restaurants abound, within walking distance to almost everything Kyoto has to offer. The owners were kind and friendly,...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

I lived in Kyoto for 2 months but I still found it hard to look for the place for the first time. The sign in front is really small I missed it despite the taxi dropping me right there. So this may be my fault...More

Thank anthro_pologo
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I stayed in the 7-person dorm for a few nights on a solo trip to Kyoto and couldn't recommend it more! The hostel is minutes away from Gion-shijo station (Keihan) and Kawaramachi station (Hankyu), right in Gion disrict and walking distance to several temples, restaurants,...More

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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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Michael R
31 March 2017|
Response from clairecummins2012 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there was a stove there :)
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"Mixed gender dorm has the comfier beds!"
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