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Reviewed 7 October 2015

We spent three nights at Shiraume back in 2013. It was such a fantastic experience that me and my husband still talk about the stay often. We reference the ryokan as "Tomoko's place", our hostess and owner of the ryokan. I have a special place...More

2  Thank Yushan M
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

It is difficult to put into words how much we enjoyed our four night stay at Shiraume. We chose this ryokan because of the reviews on TripAdvisor and were thrilled with the entire experience. Located next to a small stream on a quiet road in...More

1  Thank DakotasDad
Reviewed 24 September 2015

As a westerner, this was my first experience at a Ryokan and I was expecting it to be very special. I had looked at reviews and selected Shiraume because of its great location, and very high ratings. Ms. Tomoko san and her staff provide gracious...More

1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Stayed 3 nights . It was wonderful as per all prior reviews. Sleeping on futons was ok but 3 days probably enough for my 58 year old back. Service, food over the top. The staff arranged a private driver for 4 hours which really helped...More

2  Thank robert w
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I chose Shiraume Ryokan because of the great reviews. Of course, my expectation was very high. I was so surprised that my stay was beyond my expectation. Excellent room, food and services. All the small details were pay attention. I can't wait to go back...More

3  Thank Kai N
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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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Brisbane15
17 May 2018|
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Response from MSBNY | Reviewed this property |
They have an interesting way of calculating rates. Because it is inn/boutique style, each room is slightly different than one another. Our room (2 people) was $514 per night including tax and breakfast. However, they... More
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NCHmelbourne
19 April 2018|
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All rooms (as I understand it) have their own individual dining area. I can only say definitively that our room did. We were given a choice as to where we took our meals and we chose to dine in-room. While we were visiting... More
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jeehyeon k
21 March 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guest Thank you so much for your interest to stay with Shiraume. We would like to make sure that you got auto reply message from Shiraume resrvation office after submitting. The auto reply tells you the inquiry goes... More
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"Our room was fantastic, overlooking the street and little brook that the hotel sits on. I am certain all..."
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"There are only 5 suites in this ryokan"
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"One with your own private Japanese bath."
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"Try to get the room at the river."
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