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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

An excellent place to stay if you want to experience traditional Japanese accomodation. He hosts were very nice and helpful. The facilities very clean. Tree position of the Ryokan is very close to Kyoto Station which enabled easy access to day trips in the Shinkansen to Himeji, and Hiroshima. Highly recommend this accommodation and so glad we stayed there.

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I loved our stay at Nishikiro. A very convenient location for exploring Kyoto, a short walk from the main station where the shinkansen arrives in to and the main hub for the local trains and buses. The ryokan had the largest rooms we got from any hotel in our entire Japan stay. I loved sleeping on a futon but my...

Thank VikiM
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This traditional Japanese style hotel/Ryokan is conveniently located near Kyoto Station. This is ideal for travelers who intend to take the local trains and bullet trains to roam around Japan. It is roughly a ten minute walk after boarding off the Shinkansen and is also near Kyoto Tower. I love the facade of this Ryokan, with its inviting Koi pond...

1Thank Ritty P
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We loved the structure and the rooms are very comfortable! It is ideally situated close to the Kyoto Station, great for transport! And the area itself is great, full of restaurant and shops. Only "bad point" (not really bad but well...) the onsen is not a real onsen as in other Ryokan around Japan but only a hot tub, not...

1Thank Nadja858
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This hotel sits on a quiet little side street just a block or so away from Kyoto station. Buses are the best way to get around Kyoto (buy a daily pass) and it's hard to exaggerate how handy it was to be so close to the main station. This is a small hotel in the traditional style. It is lovely...

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Camas, Washington
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The best value of staying in Kyoto as my opinion. Beautiful ryokan include center garden with koi pond. Public Bath and Toilet are both clean and nicely maintained. Absolutely walking distance to everywhere for your convenience stores and restaurants. Station is of course included. Staff was friendly and futon was clean in the room as well. Price was also very...

1Thank Yakboo
Madikeri, India
Reviewed 31 May 2016

it was a different experience. we had 2 rooms with attached bathrooms. only thing is we had to walk through wash basins before entering our rooms. rooms were spotless as everywhere in japan, lots of restaurants close by, they keep the luggage after check out which is an early 10 am. what i missed was an electric kettle . nice...

Thank ista660
Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We spent two awesome days here. The husband and wife running the place were sweet. The bathroom and the showers are public so if you are shy this won't be for you. It teuthfully wasn't for me either however I can now shower in less tha 3 minutes flat. When u need a shower you need a shower!! Ha ha...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This ryokan was everything I hoped it would be: a typical Japanese hotel with a fish pond in the center and a simple room with a tatami floor and a futon bed. After a full day of visiting temples it's extremely nice to get back to the room, put on the yukata and relax with a steaming cup of green...

1Thank Marco1875
Reviewed 15 November 2015

A really friendly, traditional inn. Rooms furnished with futons, straw mats on the floor, pillows where like rice bags, but suprisingly very comfortable. We chose a room with its own toilet and shower, it was basic but was functional, clean and tidy. Owner was very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble, only thing you had to be in...

1Thank RochdaleDoris

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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Additional Information about Nishikiro

Address: 711-7 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $145 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Best to book a room with a private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles rittyp, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We shared a bathroom and had no problems with access. Our room was super quiet and I think all the rooms would be great.”
 of 5 bubbles marilyns503, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We decided to pay for the luxury of a private bathroom, not a necessity, but a nice luxury.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesA294, 25 May 2013 | Read review
“View on the patio and bassin with fishes. From there you have also a very good free wifi signal in your room!”
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 of 5 bubbles Flore136, 7 May 2012 | Read review
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