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    Shunkoin Temple Guest House

    42 Myoshinji-cho, Hanazono, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
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          Overview
          • Excellent65%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
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          Gion Ryokan Q-beh
          110 reviews
          #10 of 302 Speciality lodging in Kyoto
           
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          416 reviews
          #1 of 302 Speciality lodging in Kyoto
           
          Matsubaya Inn
          494 reviews
          #56 of 366 hotels in Kyoto
           
          Gojo Guest House
          122 reviews
          #33 of 302 Speciality lodging in Kyoto
           
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          Reviewed 6 August 2016

          The Temple Guest House is an excellent location for exploring the northern part of Kyoto. It is 10 minutes by rail from Kyoto Central Station and another 5-10 minute walk from the local Japan Rail station to the Temple. It is located within reasonable walking...More

          1  Thank cynthiasa2016
          Reviewed 30 July 2016

          Right in the heart of Kyoto, and near all the major attractions is this quiet sanctuary in a Buddhist temple. They have a separate guest house, and you can attend a meditation class in the morning. They also have bikes that you can borrow, and...More

          Thank Jacqueline B
          Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

          Very interesting and fun experience. Learned the basics and relevance to modern society. Not hard core but very pragmatic. 90 minutes well spent. Ends with view of shrine, zen garden and abbreviated tea ceremony. Good value at $25 per person. Only drawback is that's it...More

          Thank Sharks_Rugby
          Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

          Great stay, beautiful temple, free bikes. We had a rally difficult time finding the place though, even reading the other reviews. As others have said, enter through the north gate and head south. The temple will be on your right hand side. There are a...More

          5  Thank cgr566
          Reviewed 1 June 2016

          My friend accidentally found this place on searching for a place to stay in Kyoto. The places near downtown was fully booked or highly expensive during our stay. So when she found this guest house which is affordable and can be in private room for...More

          Thank Essi M
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Price range
          • USD 40 - USD 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
          • Japan >
          • Kinki >
          • Kyoto Prefecture >
          • Kyoto >
          • Western Kyoto
          • Also Known As
          • Shunkoin Temple Guest House Hotel Kyoto
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          Traveller (164)
          Room & Suite (24)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Tony T
          Hi Quinn Please show me how to book for a 1 night stay at the temple. thank you
          24 April 2017|
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          Response from Quinn W | Reviewed this property |
          Hey, Tony! My guidebook recommended emailing them, and that worked perfectly for me. You can look up their website and email address. The staff were very helpful and responded promptly. Enjoy your stay!!
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          Felicia C
          Is there a place to do laundry nearby?
          15 April 2017|
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          Is knowledge of japanese language necessary to get in touch with the host?
          12 December 2014|
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          Response from Trang D | Reviewed this property |
          Not at all. Their English is super good! You can email them in English or call to talk to them directly (contact can be found on the website).
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          Room Tips
          "Second floor avoids noisy neighbors upstairs. One room on the second floor is nearest to the common room."
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          "Reserve well in advance, as sometimes large groups stay here."
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          "Stay on the upper floor if you can to avoid noisy guests stomping above you."
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