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Selected this ryokan due to its ideal location, being 1km north (12 minute walk) from Kyoto Station, .8km west (10 minute walk) from metro Shichijo station Keihan (red N-S) line, .6km south (7 minute walk) from metro Gojo station Karasuma (green N-S) line. For the...More
I stayed for 3 nights in July 2017. Included free breakfast (both western and Japanese and free wifi). The properly has both traditional Ryokan rooms as well as western style hotel rooms. Staff is very friendly, speaks good English and the property is clean.
Matsubaya Ryokan was very clean and well-kept, even though the hotel is apparently more than a 100 years old. The staff had excellent service and allowed us to check in at 2pm once the room was ready (I had read elsewhere about the rigidity of...More
I was initially very nervous about having a more "traditional" experience rather than a regular hotel in Kyoto. The Matsubaya exceeded all my expectations--rooms were clean and comfortable (the washer/dryer available for use was clutch!). We opted for the traditional Japanese breakfasts our two mornings...More
Not too long of a walk from Kyoto station (keep right as the road will split). We received a warm welcome and orientation by Yue. The place is rebuilt. Nice and clean throughout. TIP: The place closes at 11pm, but front left door is accessible...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
US$123 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#16 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.