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Matsubaya Inn

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  • Average8%
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

We only had a 1 night stay and we had 2 rooms for a family of 4 - this was a great experience for our 2 teenage sons who had not experienced accommodation like this. The hosts were fantastic and as we arrived early -...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2014

A good introduction to Japanese style accommodation for first-time visitors. We had a no-frills, yet cozy tatami mat room, and sleeping on the floor without much of a mattress took some getting used to. The staff gave us an extra pair of mattresses after a...More

3  Thank vladb
Reviewed 27 December 2013

This is NOT a ryokan as the price would suggest but a minshuku! We received an excellent welcome and the receptionist was lovely but the double room with private toilet & bathroom was nothing special - quite small, dark and not particularly pretty. There was...More

5  Thank Irinaz
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Matsubaya is an easy walk from Kyoto station and we were warmly welcomed on a cold winter's evening. We stayed in western style rooms which were beautifully clean and warm. We would have liked a Japanese room but due to the popularity of this place...More

Thank VBsabroad
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Easy walk from JR Kyoto, but one should take a taxi the first time. Not much to look at from the outside and small "lobby" area but staff is very friendly and helpful; they held my luggage for me for four days while I was...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$136 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#20 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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eamonl85
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Response from lforest | Reviewed this property |
you can use.the.key
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Luv2Travelgg
7 May 2016|
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Response from Q2018GWterryl | Reviewed this property |
Yes sure why not. Just make sure there is an adult staying with him.
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18 April 2016|
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Response from AdzynR | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are given a key for door. To lock at night and when you leave each day
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"the ground floor room was spacious and good lighting (overcast the day I took the picture)"
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"Do not stay here. Choose another ryokan. But if you go, request the first floor with courtyard view."
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"Rooms on the ground floor also have a traditional Japanese garden."
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"Garden view room is lovely, but if you want to save some money, you could probably just get the rooms without..."
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