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    Ryokan Shimizu

    646 Kagiya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8317, Kyoto Prefecture
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    • Excellent72%
    • Very good22%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “kyoto station” (148 reviews)
    “minute walk” (35 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    Stayed at the ryokan for two nights in mid March. It is only an easy 11 mins walk from the Kyoto Station in a quiet residential area. However, if you have a lot of luggage, it can take much longer as the roads are uneven....More

    2  Thank Jennifer G
    Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at this Ryokan as it was recommended in TripAdvisor and other guides. It is very close to Kyoto station which helps with transports to different locations in the city. The owner is really nice, very helpful and organized offering us tips for outings....More

    1  Thank MalinGer
    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    Spent a night in Kyoto on our trip to Japan and wanted to stay in a traditional (but more modern) ryokan. This fit the description because it was nice and had our own bathroom. The style of sleeping in ryokan is a bit uncomfortable and...More

    1  Thank Karen B
    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    Great place to stay in kyoto. Really lovely host and staff, beautiful room, close to kyoto central. Easy on the bus or train to get to the main temples! Would definitely stay again, amazing to find a place like this in central kyoto.

    1  Thank Tom A
    Reviewed 11 January 2017

    The hotel staff must have "excellent service" tattooed on the back of both hands or something. After checking in, I was personally escorted to my room and given a quick tour to make sure I understood everything. Shortly after, a staff member brought tea up...More

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    • US$100 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kyoto Prefecture >
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    • Shimogyo-ku
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    Traveller (298)
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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
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    7 September 2017|
    Response from GiacomoBPavia_Italia | Reviewed this property |
    You can ask them directly but it is not a house it is a Ryokan. If you don't know what it is you can Google it
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    19 April 2017|
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    Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
    Is ice available for having a drink in your room? A: We serve ice at the front desk. We are thinking about heat in our room in November? A: We have air conditioners in all the room. Also, would it be better to be in... More
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    11 December 2016|
    Response from Resa10984 | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed there at the end of September 2016. They did not have any food options at the ryokan. There are plenty of food options nearby, though! And they will give you suggestions!
    Room Tips
    "All the rooms have their own bathroom, and it is tucked into a quiet neighborhood, so all the rooms seem to..."
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    "As with most ryokans, the walls are pretty thin so you will get some noise from your neighbours!"
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    "Book early!"
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    "The rooms at the front of the ryokan have clear glass windows whereas the ones on the side are frosted. It..."
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