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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow - superb. It's such an amazing and enjoyable stay for my first 2 nights in Kyoto on 15 Nov 2016. You received the warm welcome from the team as soon as you got off the bus even though I arrived that so early. We visited the temple nearby then checked in, and had the hot spring in the private... More 

Thank lindayip
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional style onsen ryokan at affordable price! Also a great place to enjoy fall leafs. Staff were professional and hospitable, dinner and breakfast were both Kyoto style and very delicious. The onsen was not real hot spring as Takao area doesn't have hot spring source, but still very relaxing. Rooms and facilities were not new, but very well-maintained, the tatami... More 

Thank annema16
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Momijiya (Kyoto) - a secluded ryokan nestled in the Kyoto mountains right off of a river. My wife and I alighted from the local bus which departed from the Kyoto train terminal. We were greeted on arrival by the ryokan's managing lady, with very attentive staff who led us into their beautiful establishment. The room we stayed in was everything... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in their main building for a night in early nov. Email them in 1 month earlier on their shuttle bus service (1510, 1610 & 1710 at JR Hanazono Station) to confirm our seats. Only 1610 was available. We arrived the station on time, and the shuttle bus arrived at 1619 and reached Momijiya Main Building Takao Sanso at... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you are looking for a nice and quiet Ryokan/hotel the Momijiya Honkan is the place. While it is a challenge to figure the correct bus to the ryokan we eventually figured it out (hint: take the #8 or the JR blue line bus toward Takao) From the very moment we stepped off the bus we were greeted by a... More 

Thank Pat T
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Which is exactly what we did and allowed to be done to us. We arrived in the afternoon and by the time we settled in we only had a couple of hours before we were rushed off to dinner by the river. The set dinner with the Maiko interaction was a highlight but again we felt rushed as if there... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had a fabulous experience for dinner in Momijiya restuarant during our recent visit to Kyoto . We were picked up at our hotel and after a beautiful drive up the hills we arrived in lush green Momijiya . Dinner was excellent and the surroundings and ambience very serene and beautiful with a stream running below . We could interact... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 1 night. Very warmly greeted upon arrival and shown to our room and served tea. Quite rundown interiors (especially the toilets/showers) and smelled mouldy in the room, but the spring bath is clean with great views on the forest. Dinner is a grand affair..you are driven to their annexe restaurant beautifully situated along the river, served a meal... More 

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Going to be open with my criticisms upfront. The personal bathrooms are old. Like possible mildew and rust old. Some people would consider them gross. HOWEVER. I don't mind this as the public bathing areas are pristine. I also would not come to stay here if I was planning on going in and out of the city. This is like... More 

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

This ryokan was excellent! The location was half hour outside of Kyoto but the ryokan provided free shuttles to service to many places in Kyoto-proper. The service was also unbelievable. They were very helpful at the front desk with tours and day trips. When we went to breakfast in the morning we always came back to a full made up... More 

Thank Aaron S

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Address: Umegahata Takao-cho, Ukyo-ku,, Kyoto 616-8289, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Northern Kyoto
Price Range: RM1,085 - RM2,249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Momijiya Honkan Takao Sanso 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“You need not worry - all rooms have nice view”
 of 5 bubbles lindayip, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a view on the west side looking away from the road.”
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“Ask for a view of the valley/mountain and not a room facing the main-road”
 of 5 bubbles VeloGeorge, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a quieter room on the west side, away from the road”
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