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Hotel Mume

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in Mume with my friend for few days. The hotel was small but was located in Gion, which was so convenient to go everywhere. Great service, beautiful rooms with Chinese antique furniture. Breakfast was delicious and outstanding with many choices. You could get far more than you would imagine. If one wants to stay in a boutique hotel...

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Oslo
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed at Mume during New Years celebrations. The staff are above excellent in their hospitality. I had a great New Yers Eve with staff and other guests. Location is perfect. Free happy hour drink. Good breakfast. Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at Hotel Mume for two nights last week, and it was excellent. From the get-go, the service was homely and friendly. For example: we were offered a hot drink every time we were downstairs in the lobby. All the women working there went above and beyond to make our stay a memorable one. While Kyoto...

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Menlo Park, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to return to Kyoto and Hotel Mume this November, and were happy to find that all the good things we cited in our previous review are still true. We reserved close to a year in advance and still didn't get our preferred room ... but that didn't matter. All the rooms we've seen are adequate. Moreover, the...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's probably not much more I can add to my previous reviews but suffice to say our third visit to Mume was as exceptional as ever. The staff are wonderful, Hisako is the perfect host and the rooms and public areas as beautiful as ever. Our only regrets are that we didn't stay longer and that we stayed at the...

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Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's nothing that I wrote here, that hasn't been echoed previously by other reviewers. I can only vouch that all these raving reviews are true. We chanced upon Mume on a website that recommends various Kyoto accommodation with various budget, and Mume was under the luxurious list, which I initially ignored until my partner insisted that I should read it....

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best advice I can provide regarding Mume is to stop reading and start booking. I don't think any of we reviewers can put into words how amazing this little hotel truly is. They only have 7 rooms, so they fill up quickly ( and often). An example of the exceptional treatment one receives there is not only do they...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Kyoto and had the good fortune to stay at Hotel Mume. I have been lucky in life and have stayed in some of the very best hotels. None however match the ambiance and hospitality of this little gem in a wonderful location. Yes, our room was small but delightful. The bathroom had the "smart" toilet. Stay there and find...

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New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very nice location walking distance from the Nishiki market and Gion. The staff is very helpful and go out of their way to help with dinner reservations or any other request. The rooms are nice. The breakfast is American / Continental but nice - fresh fruit, baked breads etc. Would book again for a stay in Kyoto.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Healthy food breakfasts may not be for everyone, especially if you are meat oriented. Otherwise no need of the tourist/travelor is overlooked or uncatered for. Requests for dinner suggestions are met with maps and reservations; requests for maps lead to out-of-the way sights and tourist attractions plus detailed instructions as to route. You do need to book far ahead --...

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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 local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hotel Mume

Address: 261 Shinmonzen dori, Umemotocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0064, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Number of rooms: 7
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kyoto
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“rooms on the river side have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles RichardK87, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are only seven rooms so book well in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 139jillm, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The suite on the top floor is very spacious and private.”
 of 5 bubbles RSFOB, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Tell taxis to go to Yasaka shrine, as even the most experienced drivers tend to have issues finding the place.”
 of 5 bubbles lilmeh, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Silviabeibot, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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