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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 and breakfast in cozy guest room.
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Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Classic
Great View
Location
Full view
Neighbourhood
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 glow with lanterns along the river, where weeping willows catch the starlight and the air is warmed with conversation. Groups pass through to populate the restaurants and bars along the riverfront, but Gion still manages to be a mostly quiet district, due in large part to limited automotive traffic through many of its streets. Gion is a wonderful place to indulge in Kyoto's local and customary cuisines, and is best enjoyed after dark.
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Wow... Just wow. Definately will be the highlight of our trip. Situated in a gorgeous area in Gion... This place was just magical. From the time we stepped in the door...thr staff were amazingly gracious... Quickly taking our luggage to our room while we checked in. Yuki
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As part of an extended 2018 Holiday trip to Japan we came to Kyoto for one night. We were a family of 4 adults. We arrived on a chilly drizzly evening but upon entering we were immediately embraced with the warmth of the setting and the warmth and grace of the staff. We went
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My wife and I had an amazing stay at the Baian house. The generosity and kindness of the staff is unparalleled to anything we have experienced. The room was impeccable, the bath was a wonderful escape and provided a great relief from all the walking we did. The staff provided
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Stayed in a room facing the Shirakawa River with beautiful views of cranes, ducks, a bubbling stream and plum trees. Service from Tomoko-San, Kyoko-San and Yuki-San and the rest of the Shiraume Team is probably the best we have ever had in our travels. The staff showed genuine
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This place boasts the best living experience you will ever experience overseas! Host was polite and showered ya with generosity unlike any other! Service was always prompt even when I ordered room service late at night when my kid vomited on my bed. Thank you for the once in a
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The Japanese Room (Umeuni) at the Shiraume
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The Japanese Room (Umekoyomi) at the Shiraume
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The Japanese Room (Umeichirin) at the Shiraume
Soaking tub in the our private bathroom
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I paid about 150000yen for 2 nights. You will need to check with Shiraume on the availability.
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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 are great. Let them pick for you."
"All the rooms are beautiful--I peeked"
"Our room, Umeichirin, has a great view of a large cherry tree right along the river."
"River view was our choice...lovely"
"I recommend to get a room that has a garden and a private bath, especially for couples that want some privacy."
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shiraume hotel kyoto
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JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoGion
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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