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Matsubaya Inn

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

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Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 9 December 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for your stay with us and would like to express our great thanks to you for choosing us from many hotels in Kyoto and writing your comment. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

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.More

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Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 9 December 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for your stay with us and would like to express our great thanks to you for choosing us from many hotels in Kyoto and writing your comment. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

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Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 9 December 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for your stay with us and would like to express our great thanks to you for choosing us from many hotels in Kyoto and writing your comment. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

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

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Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 9 December 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for your stay with us and would like to express our great thanks to you for choosing us from many hotels in Kyoto and writing your comment. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

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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Response from matsubaya, マネージャー at Matsubaya InnResponded 9 December 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you very much for your stay with us and would like to express our great thanks to you for choosing us from many hotels in Kyoto and writing your comment. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
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Refrigerator in room
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US$108 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$108 - US$233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#18 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shimogyo-ku
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
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eamonl85
27 January 2017|
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Response from lforest | Reviewed this property |
you can use.the.key
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Luv2Travelgg
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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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lele809
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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"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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"Try the Japanese style rooms or go to the Dormy Inn"
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