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Tomoko is a warm, knowledgeable, and sensitive host. She and her staff made every moment at this ryokan make you feel special. We especially loved the dinner and all the breakfasts. I am not a bath person but loved taking them in the wood tubs....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the glowing reviews here on TripAdvisor and decided to book a three-night stay for my family. Shiraume did not disappoint. The ryokan is beautiful. It is set on a lovely street in the heart of Gion. It is so picturesque that tourists pose...More

1  Thank Jesse M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were keen to stay in a ryokan in Kyoto and after some research on Trip Advisor, decided on Shiraume, given its high ratings and glowing reviews. The one night stay we had at Shiraume lived up, and in fact, exceeded both...More

1  Thank Janny1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very impressed with Shiraume. Every interaction with them was professional, yet caring. You really feel like you're at home when you're there and the staff take every step necessary to make you feel comfortable. They even helped us plan each and every day...More

1  Thank Niraj B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this beautiful and authentic ryokan in old Kyoto and Tomoko, the owner, fullfilled all our wishes, she even managed to organize tickets for a geisha performance on our second day. We had twice a traiditional kaiseki dinner, for sure the...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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monseacevedo
15 June 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guets Than you so much for your interest to stay with Shiraume. Please send your informatin from Inquiry section of our website( Not reservation section. It`s for confirming reservation with credit card information... More
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monseacevedo
12 June 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guests Thank you so much for your mail. Each room has private bathtub, shower, and toilet facility. If guests stay for 1 night, dinner/ breakfast included. If guests stay for a few days, 1 night with dinner and... More
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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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"Umezono, which I think is the best room with a balcony looking over the stream. The bedroom is away from the..."
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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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