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Tawaraya Ryokan

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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I have been staying at Tawaraya for over 35 years, and still visit there almost once per month to enjoy a night or two in the old capital. For those who have stayed at Tawaraya you won't find too many experiences to compare, and for...More

1  Thank Giovanni D
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We spent one night of our five day stay in Kyoto in the Tawaraya. It was amazing. From the moment we checked in, the magic started. We were swiftly checked into our room - Chikusen and served tea. After relaxing for a while in the...More

1  Thank RandyRively
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Great stay at this traditional Ryokan. Loved the experience. Everything from the food, service and amenities were top class. The only hard part is making the reservation but other than that it’s all A++

1  Thank Aditya M
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This place came a close to perfection as any hotel I have experienced. Beautiful space, terrific service. It was like being in a perfect world! The women assigned to us served our meals, prepared our sleeping mats and took great care of us.

5  Thank rj100032655
Reviewed 3 January 2018

On my last night in Kyoto, I was told by a Japanese that it was such an honour and luck to be able to get myself in Tawaraya 3 weeks before departure. I was lucky in that. Due to the fact that this hotel was...More

4  Thank Jiang-Beijing
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
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Price range
USD 666 - USD 1,507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#22 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
USD 666 - USD 1,507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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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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leaded71
27 April 2018|
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Response from rj100032655 | Reviewed this property |
When we stayed there, the staff was very helpful in helping us find places to see and to eat.
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drcaparr
23 February 2018|
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Response from Jiang-Beijing | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can but you need to make reservation early.
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Lisa L
5 February 2018|
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Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
Recommend calling Tawaraya.
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"Make a reservation by fax and enjoy your stay as each room is unique and offers its own truely beautiful..."
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"I stayed at room 17. You have everything needed. Quiet, top level view."
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"please booking Tatami style room to have full experience of Japan living style"
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"get the special suite, it is worth it."
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