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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights at Shiraume for our honeymoon. The beauty of the Ryokan and the surrounding areas were captivating and our room (especially the fluffy futons!) was extremely comfortable to stay in. There was so much effort put into every single...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

My husband and I have travelled quite a bit and stayed at many places but this was by far the best experience we've ever had. From the moment we pulled up to this ryokan located in what is probably the most beautiful street in all...More

3  Thank Frances D
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Situated along the beautiful Shirakawa stream 白川 in a quiet part of Gion 祇園 (Kyoto) is a 150 year-old tea house that has been reburfished into today's Shiraume Ryokan 白梅 料理旅館. The location is superb as it is just a short walk from the buzzing...More

2  Thank Wuhusihai
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Kyoto is the city of culture and artisans, a place that celebrates beauty, great food and a proud history that features a thousand years plus of shoguns and geisha. Keeping this in mind, there is no finer guide to this incredible place than Tomoko Okuda...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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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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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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10 March 2018|
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Response from schiao | Reviewed this property |
On the website it says “Please fill out your information and send it via `Inquiry` first. We`ll send you available room information to your email address. If you would like to confirm the reservation, please send... More
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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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"Overlooking the stream for sure"
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