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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our stay in Shiraume was probably the best aspect of our visit to Kyoto. A beautiful example of a ryokan (Japanese inn) style hotel, while very traditional had all the necessary luxuries and comforts that one would want or need. The room was pristine, charming...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming staff and a beautiful setting. We had an amazing traditional kaiseki dinner which was a definite highlight of our whole Japan trip. Also loved the bath experience and all the help with planning our days in Kyoto. Would definitely recommend as a must...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tomoko San warmly welcomes you to this special Ryokan. The basics: Umemi room was very spacious and comfortable with a lovely private dining room and garden. We enjoyed a spectacular Kaseiki dinner the first night in our room. It was a wonderful experience and a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Shiraume for our honeymoon and we can both say without question that our night at the inn was the best part of our entire vacation. The property is beautifully situated on the canal right in the heart of Gion. Despite...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We wanted an authentic ryokan experience and got it. Okuda-san is the 4th generation in her family to manage this wonderful ryokan. We wanted for nothing and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The kai-seki dinner was a treat, as was the traditional Japanese breakfast...More

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Gion
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
...More
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Brisbane15
17 May 2018|
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Response from MSBNY | Reviewed this property |
They have an interesting way of calculating rates. Because it is inn/boutique style, each room is slightly different than one another. Our room (2 people) was $514 per night including tax and breakfast. However, they... More
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NCHmelbourne
19 April 2018|
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Response from Terence C |
All rooms (as I understand it) have their own individual dining area. I can only say definitively that our room did. We were given a choice as to where we took our meals and we chose to dine in-room. While we were visiting... More
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jeehyeon k
21 March 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guest Thank you so much for your interest to stay with Shiraume. We would like to make sure that you got auto reply message from Shiraume resrvation office after submitting. The auto reply tells you the inquiry goes... More
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"Our room was fantastic, overlooking the street and little brook that the hotel sits on. I am certain all..."
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"There are only 5 suites in this ryokan"
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"One with your own private Japanese bath."
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"Try to get the room at the river."
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