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    Tawaraya Ryokan

    278 Nakahakusancho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Room & Suite (61)
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good14%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 79 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    On my last night in Kyoto, I was told by a Japanese that it was such an honour and luck to be able to get myself in Tawaraya 3 weeks before departure. I was lucky in that. Due to the fact that this hotel was...More

    Thank Jiang-Beijing
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Traditional Japan lovers, this is the place for you, look no further! Situated only a short walk away from Yudanaka station, it is very easy to access. The place is an old traditional Ryokan Onsen run for 3 generations by the same family. As you...More

    Thank Alex H
    Reviewed 1 December 2017

    A hotel not so big but with long history -- it is said 300 years old. The hotel and rooms are designed with Japan charactors: the Japanese garden, the Tatami (but there are some rooms offering bed if you are not willing to sleep on...More

    1  Thank DHL1028
    Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

    Staying at the Tawaraya is like staying in a museum. The moment you walk into Tawaraya, you know you’ve come to a special place. The subtle yet relaxing smell of incense, dark aged wood, the dimly lit hallways, the gold painting hanging by the entrance,...More

    1  Thank myu324
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    It could have been a really great experience. I came to Japan around 25 times over the last 20 years, so I am very much familiar with outstanding Onsen and Ryokan places all over Japan. Tawaraya was now on the list and what great expectations...More

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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$618 - US$1,001 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #19 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Kyoto Prefecture >
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    • City Center
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    • Tawaraya Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
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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
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    7 October 2017|
    Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
    not true i speak no japanese, and enjoy comfort pampering and luxury. however, if you want a special experience, are comfortable with yourself and would enjoy 24 hours of contemplation, relaxation and rejuvenation (with a... More
    7 September 2017|
    Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
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    Room Tips
    "I stayed at room 17. You have everything needed. Quiet, top level view."
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    "please booking Tatami style room to have full experience of Japan living style"
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    "get the special suite, it is worth it."
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    "Ask for one of the larger rooms"
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