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Arashiyama Benkei

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stayed at Benkei for one night when we were in Kyoto. It was one of the best experience of our 10 day Japan trip. It was worth every single penny. The service was impeccable! The staff brought our luggages to the...More

Thank IFeng
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family stayed at Arashiyama Benkei at the end of March. I chose this ryokan because I wanted to showcase the Japanese hospitality, traditional accommodation, hot spring, kaiseki cuisine and the Arashiyama scenic area to my parents, who visited Japan for the first time. We...More

Thank Chin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night in the room with the garden view and open air bath. It was a bit big for two people but the view was definitely worth it. Service was impeccable and the food was also splendid. Would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Words are not enough to describe how amazing this Ryokan truely is!! First of all the location in Arashiyama is perfect, on the river. The staff are outstanding! Welcoming you as you arrive, with a lift from the station if requested. The rooms are superb!...More

Thank Lrhb2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my first time go to Japan and I was so impressed with Arashiyama Benkei. Everything was perfect! Room is so big and comfortable. Onsen is very clean and nice. Breakfast & Dinner was very nice and so delicious.More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 1 week ago

Dear vina880, Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan for your first time visit of Japan. And it was our pleasure to serve you with full of our specialty as a ryokan. We are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed of staying...More

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RenandRob Q
11 May 2018|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
Check your reservation, but I believe it should include the dinner. Ours was included. The staff is extremely helpful there and you should just reach out directly to them to be sure...the food was amazing and the breakfast... More
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d2106
9 April 2018|
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Response from benkei-staff | Property representative |
Dear d2106, Thank you very much for your query. We can surely accommodate children! Please kindly check our official website and its service guide. In the process of making reservation, there will be the selection of plan... More
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Macrotious
17 March 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Hogon-in Temple and the Tenryu-ji Temple is within walking distance
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"Rooms view the lake view is worth the extra money."
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"View of the river is wonderful. One of my best stays ever. Private onsen should be looked for."
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"The 10 mat room is a great size for a couple."
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"Book in-room private bath, or prepare in advance to pay an up-charge for the private open-air bath if this..."
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