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Guest House Waraku-an

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“japanese style”(3 reviews)
“the bus”(5 reviews)
“kyoto station”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is the second time I have stayed at WARAKU and it will be the place I stay anytime I come. It might be 30 minutes from Kyoto Station but it has so much to offer. You can easily get to anywhere you want to...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The walls may be made out of paper and cardboard, the facilities may be shared, and yes, you sleep on the ground (that's called Japan style!): But this has been the friendliest and most authentic Ryokan experience for me in Japan. After a stay here,...More

Thank Markus W
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We stayed in a private basic room which was upstairs. The room being upstairs made it a little difficult to transport our suitcases but once we worked out the best way to do this...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is located north of Kyoto. It takes about 30 minutes by bus from Kyoto station. But it's worth to stay because there is good circumstances to feel traditional Kyoto residence style... House is about 100 year old. The owner renovated it when he...More

Thank Umasika0214
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Since 2010 we've been to Waraku-An and Kyoto a further 7 times! Basically, it's our home away from NZ. There have been some changes in that time. There are now two modern showers, whereas before there was the one awesome one. Both are clean and...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$20 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
...More
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"Service, cleanlinesss, and sleep quality were all great."
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"Garden room will have a great view"
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"We booked this through HostelWorld.com - had no problem. Japanese rooms are small. If you need more space..."
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"Take a twin room."
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