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    511 Washio-cho, Higashiyama-ku | Nene no Michi, Kyoto 605-0072, Kyoto Prefecture
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    5 Nov 6 Nov
    Traveller (329)
    Room & Suite (78)
    Dining (65)
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good17%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 279 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This has been my first time in a ryoakan, so I cannot compare Motonago to any other accomodation. But it has been really one of the best experiences of my life. You read everywhere that ryoakans are a must if you visit Japan: Motonago is...More

    Thank ZamboMil
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    With just a day to spend on Kyoto, I could not have found a better place and experience. The Motonago is not only located in a great location, steps from shrines, temples but Motonago was also a major part in experiencing what Kyoto was/is. As...More

    Thank CFA_Chicago
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    We had a terrific time in Motonago. The location is unusually convenient: minutes away from the atmospheric Gion, also close to downtown Kyoto. We had a beautiful room with a traditional, sculpted garden. The staff were attentive and very friendly. And, in a traditional ryokan...More

    Thank Michael_on_the_go
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    Great ryokan, with an amazing location in Gion, surrounded by traditional houses & temples; close to shopping, restaurants, taxis, subway... Staff is extremely friendly and welcoming. They have a very nice english person at reception during the day that was tremendously helpful to organize our...More

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    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    We enjoyed our stay at Motonago in August. We actually arrived during a typhoon (sopping wet), the staff was so attentive and helpful! Monotago was a wonderful sanctuary! Also, what an experience, you can't get more authentic! When my husband left his jacket at Motonago...More

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    Gion Hatanaka
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    #34 of 376 hotels in Kyoto
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    55 reviews
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    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$226 - US$452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Japan >
    • Kinki >
    • Kyoto Prefecture >
    • Kyoto
    • Also Known As
    • Motonago Hotel Kyoto
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    Traveller (329)
    Room & Suite (78)
    Dining (65)
    Hotel & Grounds (182)
    Bathroom (11)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    APA Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent
    316 reviews
    .42 km away
    Gion Hatanaka
    349 reviews
    .15 km away
    Gion Sano
    55 reviews
    .07 km away
    91 reviews
    .24 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
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    .01 km away
    Ishibekoji Kamikura
    31 reviews
    .09 km away
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    .01 km away
    Mame-cha, Kyoto
    40 reviews
    .10 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Kodai-ji Temple
    1,142 reviews
    .17 km away
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    1,177 reviews
    .26 km away
    Ishibe Alley
    341 reviews
    .16 km away
    Maruyama Park
    480 reviews
    .24 km away
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    nicole j
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from CNLC | Reviewed this property |
    There are communal bathrooms, but we had a semi-private bathroom that seemed to be shared only between the 2 rooms that we occupied. We didn't come across any other guests and were only aware that other guests were there by... More
    10 June 2015|
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    Response from romewriter | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, pretty sure. Everything is pristine.
    Room Tips
    "Some rooms have private showers, others do not and require a reservation for showering"
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    "Garden view"
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    "We were on the ground floor next to a garden - was very quiet."
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    "We took a traditional room but with attached bathroom since we brought the kids"
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