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Kyo no Yado Ishihara

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Kyo no Yado Ishihara is a wonderful family business right in the heart of old Kyoto and pretty much smack-dab in-between the Imperial Palace and Nishiki Market. Hiroko-san always knew when we arrived and would greet us with a smile and an offer of tea...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Esteemed Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa stayed here and so can you. Tucked amidst the mystery of Kyoto lies Ishihara Ryokan where authentic Japan awaits you. There is nothing quite like being greeted by the open and friendly smiling faces of owners Mr and Mrs Ishihara...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with our two kids and we all very much enjoyed the experience. Wonderful warm hospitality and a fabulous Japanese breakfast. The futons were surprisingly comfortable. It is very well located and a comfortable stroll to the Nishiki Markets and Pontocho Alley.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stayed one night at Ishihara in February 2017 and it was a really special experience. Hiroko made us feel so welcome. The ryokan is in a fantastic location with lots of lovely shops and restaurants to explore in the neighbourhood, but it is also...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

I stayed three nights with my two teenagers. We were so well looked after. The Japanese breakfast was amazing - the dishes just kept coming and coming! I'm not sure I'd rush back for the pillows, but otherwise it was a lovely break from bland...More

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USD 223 - USD 310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#81 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Centre
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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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"If you want the bigger room, may request the room upstairs (the one that the famous film director stayed in)."
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"Any room facing the garden."
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"Ask to stay in the Kuwahara room"
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"If you want to stay in the same room Kurosawa stayed in be sure to book well in advace."
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