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Shirakawa-hotori, Shinbashi-dori, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

First time staying at a ryokan, and this does not disappoint. Tomoko her staff went above and beyond in making sure are stay was comfortable, you can tell she really enjoys running the ryokan, especially with her personalized service. We had both breakfast and dinner...More

1  Thank arkom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually didn't want to write a review of this lovely ryokan since I want to come back here at the drop of a hat. After visiting Kyoto 4 times in the past 5 years, due to schedules and their remodel downtime, this was the...More

2  Thank Judith K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After living in Japan for a total of 16 years I can honestly say that Ryori-Ryokan Shiraume is the best small inn in the country. The 5th generation owner, Ms. Okuda, has diligently trained her staff of 25 to provide the most outstanding experience for...More

Thank TravelingKennedy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not cheap but worth every ¥ for the ryokan experience, the hospitality, the amazing food, the little personal touches and even the cranky resident crane Mr O. Tomoko the owner knew we were on a girls trip and customised our toiletries with things like face...More

Thank NCHmelbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed here for 4 nights. It was the best experience we had during our trip to Japan. Excellent accommodations, service and food. True authentic Japanese hospitality with the owner, Tomoko San, and the friendly staff attending to all of our needs.

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Description
The former Geisha house owned by family for over 150 years. We`re located in the hystorical area in Gion town. Easy access to sightseeing spots and shopping and restaurants area. Please enjoy traditional dinner More and breakfast in cozy guest room. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Shiraume Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Shiraume Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
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Traveller (790)
Room & Suite (315)
Dining (174)
Pool & Beach (1)
Amenities (15)
Nearby
Gion
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
...More
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Guide23413583301
7 November 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guests Thank you so much for your interest. No worries. Our room wall is enough thick and other guests cannot hear it ! Shiraume Kyoto Japan
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"All the rooms are beautiful--I peeked"
JudithK840
1 week ago
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"Our room, Umeichirin, has a great view of a large cherry tree right along the river."
TravelingKennedy
2 weeks ago
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"River view was our choice...lovely"
johnaQ4411WH
30 Sep 2018
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"I recommend to get a room that has a garden and a private bath, especially for couples that want some..."
lethal92
7 Aug 2018
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