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Ryokan Shimizu

646 Kagiya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8317, Kyoto Prefecture
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews midnight curfew kyoto station minute walk tatami mats private bath traditional breakfast japanese bath small tv japanese style own bathroom small table coin laundry map kimonos yukata bicycles slippers onsen
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at this Ryokan as it was recommended in TripAdvisor and other guides. It is very close to Kyoto station which helps with transports to different locations in the city. The owner is really nice, very helpful and organized offering us tips for outings....More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Spent a night in Kyoto on our trip to Japan and wanted to stay in a traditional (but more modern) ryokan. This fit the description because it was nice and had our own bathroom. The style of sleeping in ryokan is a bit uncomfortable and...More

    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    Great place to stay in kyoto. Really lovely host and staff, beautiful room, close to kyoto central. Easy on the bus or train to get to the main temples! Would definitely stay again, amazing to find a place like this in central kyoto.

    Reviewed 11 January 2017

    The hotel staff must have "excellent service" tattooed on the back of both hands or something. After checking in, I was personally escorted to my room and given a quick tour to make sure I understood everything. Shortly after, a staff member brought tea up...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

    I stayed there for 2 nights with excellent experience. Ryokan Shimizu is located in the Kyoto Station area of Kyoto. Just 8 mins walk to Bus Station terminal and Kyoto Station hub. It is very convenient for traveller who would visit different places in Kyoto....More

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    Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy
    train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for
    commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels,
    the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
    tourists and local business travelers,
    making it a competitive location for
    ever-new commercial structures. The shops
    and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Is breakfast available? I see some inconsistencies in the reviews. Thanks!
    10 December 2016|
    Response from Resa10984 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there at the end of September 2016. They did not have any food options at the ryokan. There are plenty of food options nearby, though! And they will give you suggestions!
    Where did you stay in Tokyo ?
    7 June 2015|
    Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
    Relax and enjoy in the traditional Japanese Inn, 「RYOKAN SAWANOYA l」ocated in "Shitamachi" of Tokyo 、where the traditional folksy life style is still preserved, our Inn gives you the unusual opportunity to see and interact... More
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    It have car parking?
    25 May 2015|
    Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
    We have a parking . 1080JPY/Day
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    Room Tips
    "As with most ryokans, the walls are pretty thin so you will get some noise from your neighbours!"
    Australianwoman, over a year agoRead review
    "Book early!"
    Peter R, over a year agoRead review
    "The rooms at the front of the ryokan have clear glass windows whereas the ones on the side are frosted. It..."
    Anne V, over a year agoRead review
    "Specify a western style toilet if you prefer to have one!"
    Jade K, over a year agoRead review
    "You have to book early to get a room. This Ryokan is always full."
    epsManila, over a year agoRead review
    "try the restaurant when crossing the street (the street from the station when ended like a T)just before the..."
    ehlstudent, over a year agoRead review
    "Need to walk about 5-10 min from/to kyoto station. Rent a bicycle at about 750yen/day from them is a good..."
    Lai W, over a year agoRead review
    "Make sure to ask for a room with bath and restroom in the same room."
    T D, over a year agoRead review
    "Tiny room is value for money if you are travelling with budget, but still wanna staying in a good reputation..."
    BerryNi24, over a year agoRead review
    "The staircase to the second floor is very steep ... If you have any sort of mobility problem then ask for a..."
    Tonymf, over a year agoRead review
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