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Newcastle
Reviewed 8 May 2015

What a great stay at Hotel Mume. As everyone says the team are incredibly helpful from start to finish. Our room (Butterfly) was very comfortable and an intriguing mix between antique and hi tech. The English was the best we encountered in Japan which was a big plus for us. Breakfasts were a very interesting fusion between western and japanese...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Mume is the best. Nothing is too much trouble for the team. This is our second stay at the hotel, I only wish we could come more often. Already planning next trip hopefully. A massive thanks to Hisako san, Miyuki, Tai and the whole team. It makes a stay in Kyoto all the sweeter. Whatever you want to do the...

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1Thank Michele L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We stayed at Hotel Mume for 3 nights (31 March-3 April) with our two boys (3 years old and 1 years old). We stayed in the Wind Room which was comfortable for our requirements and had great outlook over the river/cherry blossoms. We dont usually stay in boutique hotels as we find the big international chains are more "kid friendly"....

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1Thank Peter B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We were at the Mume Hotel and had an incredible experience while we were there. When we arrived we were greeted at the red door and were invited to have a drink in the salon while our host suggested restaurants and activities that turned out to be some of our favorites in all of Japan. The rooms were enchanting, the...

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1Thank TravelFan1024
London
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Mume This hotel has, without doubt, the finest service I have ever had from a hotel anywhere in the world. Forget the laboured concierge offer of 5 star hotels. This is the real deal. Yes it's well located on the northern edge of Gion, Yes it's small and boutique with just 7 rooms, yes the rooms are comfortable, Yes the...

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2Thank FDFLONDON
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2015

This was our second time at Mume and we were just as impressed second time round as we were the first time. We were warmly greeted and welcomed back and given some excellent advice on things we had not seen in Kyoto before. As is always the case at Mume the staff go above and beyond the call of duty....

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1Thank greyhound804
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 May 2015

I have traveled all over the world, and stayed at hundreds of hotels. From Park Hyatt's Ritz's to outdoor safari's, and I can easily say that Mume is my favorite and best hotel in the world. We stayed in the butterfly room which was very interesting and very well thought out. They are located in Gion, and are close to...

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houston, texas
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I often use Trip Advisor to review places before traveling. It's how I stumbled upon Hotel Mume. I can't say enough good things about the hotel, the staff, the location…absolutely everything was perfect and would NEVER stay anywhere else while in Kyoto.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This was my second time staying at Hotel Mume. I was there last year and loved Kyoto so much I had to come back (there's so much to see). Of course, Hotel Mume was at the top of my list and one of the reasons we wanted to return to Kyoto. Upon walking in, the owner greeted us with hugs...

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Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 29 April 2015

So many positive things have been said about this hotel by other reviewers - and they are all true! Not only is the hotel beautiful and well-located, but the staff is extraordinarily helpful and accommodating. I would have loved to stay here longer, but they were full when I tried ti reserve many months ahead - and with good reason....

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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 local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Mume

Address: 261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0064, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 7
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
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