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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Persistent staff who wake you up and not flexible. Over price for the place The feeling is like staying in a house with nagging parents. They insisted us to sleep by 9pm. Dinner and breakfast is not worth the price .....

Thank Eric H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I found out how much my husband paid for this accommodation booking I just about fell over. But I did look forward to spending 3 nights here to see what the big deal was. We spent several nights in Tokyo and then Hiroshima in Western style hotels so this was supposed to be a nice change. The staff were... More 

Thank Teekendall
New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a little nervous about staying at a traditional Japanese inn, or worry about language, or dealing with unfamiliar customs (or wonder if it's really worth a chunk of money) don't be. This is a remarkable, unmissable experience, and they go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Our attendant ( you will see a lot... More 

1 Thank WB2260763
Miami Beach
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you want to experience a traditional japanese inn, this is very nice. clean, pleasant staff. However, it is next to a major road so it is LOUD all hours of the day and night. The staff is not too helpful if you want to get information about going other places as their english is limited to so do your... More 

Thank Andrea S
Jersey City, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had an amazing experience from the time we checked in to the the time we left this place. All the staff were very nice.My family and I got to try on the traditional kimonos, Our room has a private bath but we still used the public onsen to truly experience the ryokan.The ten course meal is indeed a Japanese haute... More 

1 Thank Jocelyn V
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were 4 people staying (my 2 cousins and partner). From the very beginning when we arrived we had a wonderful experience. The staff were absolutely incredible, kind, and punctual. Our room was beautiful and a great place to relax. We tried the onsen which was lovely and relaxing. The building is very well taken care of and great to... More 

1 Thank LLMD04
Santiago, Chile
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52 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed there for two nights and really enjoyed both the place in itself and the service. Our room, although "standard" was big and felt more like a suite. Taka, who was taking care of us, was extremely friendly and attentive ; the rest of the staff was equally dedicated. Breakfast was great. Overall, a wonderful opportunity to live the... More 

1 Thank xman02
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is a charming traditional ryokan with a very welcoming staff. We stayed for one night to have the traditional experience, including the in-room dinner + breakfast. I wouldn't recommend the in-room massage, as it's not a very relaxing experience. The food was great, but without a menu to guide us, we weren't always certain what we were eating.

1 Thank aneessa m
San Francisco, CA
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed at Seikoro for one night--it was wonderful. Our room was in the back bldg that some have complained about, but I thought it was great. We had a nice view of the mountain and Kiyomizu-dera. It was also very quiet. We booked our room through Agoda and opted out of dinner, but included breakfast (we chose Japanese style).... More 

1 Thank ShazSanFrancisco_CA
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed just for a night but it was a wonderful experience and would have stayed for an extra night if our itinerary had allowed it. At arrival we were assigned our room and a member of staff who looked after us and our room - including serving us dinner and breakfast, showing us how to wear our traditional Japanese... More 

1 Thank TerryMinuit

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Additional Information about Seikoro Inn

Address: 467 Nishitachibanacho, Gojosagaru Sanchome, Toiyamachidori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0907, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: $372 - $1,363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Seikoro Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Seikoro Hotel Kyoto
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#30 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#36 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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