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    HOSHINOYA Kyoto

    11-2 Genrokuzancho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0007, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Reviewed 5 October 2015

    This is an unusual hotel in the Arashiyama area of Kyoto. There is a bad road that leas to the hotel,but the way to arrive is by boat.You check in at their pier building before you embark giving you 0shibori and tea. The hotel is...More

    Thank mflickermd
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 8 October 2015

    Dear mflickermd, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We especially enjoyed reading that you describe our ryokan as an unusual hotel in the Arashiyama Area. As you wrote, we are the only ryokan which stands along with the river and which...More

    Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

    More than an hotel, it is a great experience. Breakfast in the room is amazing. Natural setting and boat service are also absolutely unique. Expensive, but price well deserved by the outstanding service. Excellent for short stays.More

    Thank Silvio S
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 29 September 2015

    Dear Silvio S, Thank you for taking time to review HOSHINOYA Kyoto. We appreciate the kind words regarding the staff services and we will be sure to share your sentiment with them. We hope to see you again upon your next visit to Kyoto! Sincerely,...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2015

    When spending ¥129,000 for one nights accommodation I expect the very best. This was not the very best. The wooden traditional bath smelt of mildew, the rooms were all smoking rooms so they smelt of old cigarettes and there was a tourist train that came...More

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    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 11 September 2015

    Dear FuriousCowgirl, We sincerely apologize for the concerns you experienced. I shared your comments with the management team and we have surely taken your feedback into account to further enhance our guest experience. Now, we are working with the team and first of all, we...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2015

    I stayed with hoshinoya in may this year. The hotel is located a bit far from the city. It would be helpful if the hotel actually could help arrange transportation service. The cab driver we used never heard of hoshinoya before so he got lost...More

    1  Thank Sharon R
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 31 August 2015

    Dear Sharon R, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear that you liked your stay at HOSHINOYA Kyoto and we appreciate your compliments about food. On the other hand, we are truly sorry we kept you waiting so...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2015

    Visited this place in May, having just been in Tokyo. Amazing!! the best hotel I have ever stayed in ever. So calm and serene, zen springs to mind!! From the arrival up the river by boat, to the Japanese traditional room (Small flat really) With...More

    Thank CL50
    Response from Hoshino_Resorts, お客様担当マネージャー at HOSHINOYA KyotoResponded 20 August 2015

    Dear CL50, Thank you for taking time to review our property, HOSHINOYA Kyoto. We are so pleased to hear that you could have a good time here with as at your stay in May! As you mentioned, we don’t have TV on purpose. We are...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$780 - US$2,641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #19 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
    • #22 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
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    • 25
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    Trudel B
    7 August 2017|
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    Response from Robertal34 | Reviewed this property |
    Usually you can sign up for half boarding where breakfast and dinner are included. Or else you can go out to town and there are quite some good choices.
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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from Robertal34 | Reviewed this property |
    You can also take the train from Kyoto and walk for 10-15mins to the boat landing. It's a pleasant easy walk if not too many luggages.
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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from gmbklm | Reviewed this property |
    Agree with answer. Kyoto has a lot to see. Hoshinoya is wonderful and a reasonable location for the nearby west and north west sights. We split our stay across 2 places in Kyoto for this reason. 2 days is also very short... More
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    "I appreciated my room's remote location next to the river and its ambient sounds."
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    "Best in spring or autumn, not winter"
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    "We had a basic room and I believe going up one level would have made a considerable difference. All of the..."
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