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Tawaraya Ryokan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hotel not so big but with long history -- it is said 300 years old. The hotel and rooms are designed with Japan charactors: the Japanese garden, the Tatami (but there are some rooms offering bed if you are not willing to sleep on...More

1  Thank DHL1028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the Tawaraya is like staying in a museum. The moment you walk into Tawaraya, you know you’ve come to a special place. The subtle yet relaxing smell of incense, dark aged wood, the dimly lit hallways, the gold painting hanging by the entrance,...More

1  Thank myu324
Reviewed 4 October 2017

It could have been a really great experience. I came to Japan around 25 times over the last 20 years, so I am very much familiar with outstanding Onsen and Ryokan places all over Japan. Tawaraya was now on the list and what great expectations...More

6  Thank mail145
Reviewed 10 August 2017

we arrived in kyoto and spent the first night at tawaraya. within the first 10 minutes of the friendly and sincerely warm greeting by 3 different people we could feel the tension draining out of us. three days in tokyo were exciting and fast paced....More

3  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This calm ryokan amid the bustle of Kyoto is a world apart. We stayed there based on the recommendation of friends who lived in Japan for over a decade. Our suite with its interior garden set the stage for an interlude from the real world....More

2  Thank Janet R
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USD 443 - USD 1,002 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#21 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
USD 443 - USD 1,002 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Nearby
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
...More
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