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Sawaya Honten

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sawaya Honten. The room was beautiful and despite not being used to the Japanese style beds, we both found them really comfortable and slept very well. Great location too, with a bus stop just round the corner which got...More

Thank Josie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First class ryokan in Kyoto. In walking distance from railway and busses. Easy to grab a taxi from nearby main road. Friendly and helpful staff. Very clean. Beautiful onsen, traditional Japanese hot bath. No meals served, except Japanese breakfast if ordered the evening before. Almost...More

Thank Tor W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at the Sawaya Honten. My understanding is 'real' ryokans are a complete package deal with breakfast and dinner included. Here you can add the breakfast, but there is no dinner option. Apart from that it certainly looks right....Service is very friendly...More

Thank Econoclast1785
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted to try a Japanese style hotel. Sawaya is a beautiful place 30 minutes from Kyoto station. A taxi is about 2100 yen or bus for 300. My wife prefers ease over cost so taxi it was. If you wanted to...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice place. We stayed six nights in Sawaya. The room was very big with lots of closet space. After a long day of sightseeing they have hot tea and a goody waiting for you in the room. The spa was very nice. They gave...More

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USD 144 - USD 261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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ruatraveller
16 March 2018|
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Response from さわや本店 | Property representative |
Dear Ruatravel Thank you for asking about Sawaya Honten. If you have a tattoo, it is possible to take the onsen , no problem! Many Australian guests stayed our hotel. We will gladly wait for you! Best regards.
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siddiqa k
11 March 2018|
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Dear Ms.Siddga We will keep your luggages safety , and bring them in your room. Nowadays, there become many Indian guests visiting to Kyoto, and some Indian guests stayed in this hotel from the UK , the US and more. Best... More
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17 August 2017|
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Response from さわや本店 | Property representative |
There is Japanese Kaiseki restaurant near Ryokan Sawaya Honten. It takes only 5 minites from the hotel to the restaurant by walking. The restaurant 's name is kakinuma. It costs from about 51 to 93 US dollars at Japanese... More
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"have a room with a bath. Very good bathrooms!"
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"Quiet, clean, very comfortable."
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"The beds are traditional Japanese mats so make sure you take that jnto consideration if yiu have any type of..."
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"Staying on 2nd floor which is even more tranquil."
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