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    Sawaya Honten

    25, Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8397, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    It is a typical Japanese inn - you have to take off your shoes at the entrance and you sleep on a tatami. Everything inside is immaculately arranged. The breakfast is amazing and consists of ~10 small dishes that change every day. The owner/receptionist speaks...More

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    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    To fit in Kyoto style, we chose here to try tranditional Japanese-style ryokan with tatami room. It's beyond our expectation. Staff are so nice & super helpful. Terrific room with koi pond. Brilliant!

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    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    This is a traditional Ryokan in an excellent location in Kyoto, close to everything, within walking distance to the Imperial Palace, yet in a quiet residential area. We had room 205, which was spacious and airy, with a private bathroom. Equipments are modern, everything was...More

    Thank Stroopw
    Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

    We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful ryokan in Kyoto. Rooms are just great; huge and spotless, with hot tea-water waiting for you. The staff are so helpful (and fluent in english), and the bath is great. I loved everything about this ryokan, except...More

    Thank Rebl1986
    Reviewed 27 November 2016

    The staff at Sawaya Honten was very helpful in providing directions to wherever we needed to go. Room was large and clean. Private bath was on smaller side but well equipped. Nice Koi pond near breakfast room.

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    Response from さわや本店 | Property representative |
    Thank you for asking about Ryokan Sawaya Honten. It costs within ¥2000 from JR Kyoto central station to the hotel by taxi. It takes about 20 minites by taxi. It is not convenient to take the subway to the hotel. Because the... More
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    Thank you for coming from Costa Rica and reserving Ryokan Sawaya Honten. The big taxi stop and bus stop are at north entrance of JR kyoto station. I think you must have big luggages. It is the best way for our guests to... More
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    Response from さわや本店 | Property representative |
    Thank you for coming from Costa Rica and reserving Ryokan Sawaya Honten. The big taxi stop and bus stop are at north entrance of JR kyoto station. I think you must have big luggages. It is the best way for our guests to... More
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    "Staying on 2nd floor which is even more tranquil."
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    "My room, #203, was above the koi pond in the traditional garden."
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    "The free WIFI is really spotty. Signal in our room was weak and was lost a few times every 15 minutes. Very..."
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    "Book early, ask for a room on level 1"
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