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    Shunkoin Temple Guest House

    42 Myoshinji-cho, Hanazono, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
    011 81 3-4510-0298
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 121 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My boyfriend and I stayed at the Shunkoin Temple Guest House for one night and took the zen meditation class the next morning. The guest house was alright, nothing special. The accommodations in the room were pretty basic. The pillows provided are more of a...More

    Thank Nicole K
    Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

    I stayed one night here. Friendly & efficient welcome. Room was excellent - great ensuite facilities & it was handy to have a desk in the room. Nice crisp white bed linen & towels. A well equipped kitchen. My only issue was the relatively loud...More

    2  Thank SuzanneC123
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    We stayed at Shunkoin for a week, and was very happy with everything. It was wonderful to live in such a peaceful place for a long time. The room was perfect, with traditional Japanese beds and private bath and shower. The shared kitchen was really...More

    1  Thank Klara S
    Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

    We went here for the Zen meditation class with the group. The prices were ¥1500 or ¥2500 for the class and the tour. I tried to pay ¥1500 at the beginning but was told you pay after. we went through the class which was not...More

    4  Thank Mindy K
    Reviewed 15 July 2017

    I can't recommend Shunkoin Temple enough if you are looking for a uniquely Japanese place to stay in Kyoto. The accommodations are relatively sparse, but comfortable. However, the real draw here is the tranquil setting. Make sure you take the English language zen meditation class...More

    1  Thank 159lukew
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$41 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Kyoto Prefecture >
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    • Western Kyoto
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    • Shunkoin Temple Guest House Hotel Kyoto
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    16 June 2017|
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    Response from dorifuta | Reviewed this property |
    Book though email, pay upon arrival. You can pay by cash or card if you'd like; although I think cash is easier on them, they do have a card reader. You will need to provide information including your flight number, passport... More
    Tony T
    24 April 2017|
    Response from Quinn W | Reviewed this property |
    Hey, Tony! My guidebook recommended emailing them, and that worked perfectly for me. You can look up their website and email address. The staff were very helpful and responded promptly. Enjoy your stay!!
    Room Tips
    "We had the rooms at ground level in the old building and they were excellent."
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    "Second floor avoids noisy neighbors upstairs. One room on the second floor is nearest to the common room."
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    "Reserve well in advance, as sometimes large groups stay here."
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    "Stay on the upper floor if you can to avoid noisy guests stomping above you."
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