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Guest house Rakuza

54 reviews
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  • Very good53%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

I love my stay in this a century old traditional Japanese house which used to be a Maiko teahouse. It gives me the real taste of Kyoto with the wooden interior and furniture. The location is unbeatable as it's in the center of Gion area,...More

Thank aikawayen
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We have a good stay at Rakuza Guest house (a Japanese 100 year old houses in the center of Gion area). You can experience a real traditional ryokan in Kyoto. The flooring is all wood and it is covered with tatami mat. We booked a...More

3  Thank YvnLee
Reviewed 5 October 2013

the guesthouse sits in a quite yet center of gion-shijo area, 3 mins walk to shopping/eating busy kawaramachi street. The room is clean and has no smell. though only 2 toilets and 1 bathroom, but clean and well arranged. Walking from the place to kiyomizu...More

1  Thank biosomkid
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We spent 4 nights here. The rate was reasonable and the location was so strategic. The main Kawaramachi station was just minutes away and we used the public transport most of the time to go to Nara, Arashiyama, etc. We also had a good walk...More

1  Thank HC F
Reviewed 17 December 2012

Kyoto was our first stop on our whirlwind tour of Japan. We stayed here for four nights, in the Western Double Room (we chose this room for it's low cost, though I'd rather have stayed in the more traditional rooms). The personnel were friendly, helpful...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$26 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$26 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (36)
Dining (3)
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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
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"Light sleepers can request for a room at the end of the second floor corridor to minimize noise."
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"If budget allows and if available take the deluxe room in the upper floor."
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"Try to book a few months earlier as only little rooms available."
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