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Hiiragiya

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  • Average4%
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“old wing”(26 reviews)
“kaiseki dinner”(29 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

A historical place hosted many famous figures, hence a staggering price. There are two wings: old and new. Both are very different, both the age and the design. There's no right or wrong choice, it all depends on your own preference. Attentive service, but you can get...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

When you plan a trip to picturesque Kyoto in Japan, staying in a Ryokan is a must. Our stay at Hiiragiya-Ryokan in Kyoto Japan was unforgettable. Being immersed into Japanese culture while enjoying the most amazing food, served according to tradition in our room was...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The Ryokan was beautiful and service here is of high standard. However, the Kaiseki dinner we had did not taste good. It was of poor quality and was not cooked and/or prepared well. For the price they are charging this is unacceptable. The main purpose...More

2  Thank 555_Travel
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We were welcomed by the staff and owner. The whole experience was exceptional. Private tatami room with private Japanese bath and soaking tub. Our server (geisha?) was delightful and took very good care of us...especially for my husband who was very uncomfortable sitting on the...More

Thank smccoyphd
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stayed one night at Hiiragaya the first night we arrived in Kyoto so that we could experience a traditional Ryokan while in Japan. We were welcomed warmly by the family and staff and led to our rooms in the new section of the inn.The...More

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US$581 - US$1,757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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US$581 - US$1,757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Nearby
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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Aliza N
7 June 2017|
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Response from IndiaRavi | Reviewed this property |
This question can only be answered by the Ryokan and an email should be sent directly to them
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dylan6606
6 March 2017|
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Response from Lanialii | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to email Hiiragiya directly and ask for the rates for the dates you plan to go. They vary based on the season and whether you're staying in the old or new wing. Rates are priced per person and usually... More
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timelessirvine
27 January 2017|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed 2 nights and on the second night we could chose kaiseki or, beef, chicken or shabu shabu. All were delicious.
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"Corner room #33, with your own koi fish and garden."
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"Booking has to be confirmed by email and needs to be done very far in advance of your stay."
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"Garden facing rooms are very special, all rooms vary in size depending on amount of guests."
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"A room in the old wing with a garden view would be the preference"
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