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    Tawaraya Ryokan

    278 Nakahakusancho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Kyoto Prefecture
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    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good14%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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      1 - 5 of 74 reviews

      Reviewed 2 weeks ago

      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

      1  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

      1  Thank Janet R
      Reviewed 16 May 2017

      This hidden gem has it all. The friendliest and most welcoming staff ( some English is spoken) kindness and consideration all set in as tranquil Japanese setting. This must be the pinnacle of traditional Japanese Ryokan hospitality with a calmness and civility that enchants. Worth...More

      2  Thank robertdesmaraisct
      Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

      After much deliberation between Shiraume and Tawaraya I decided to go with the latter based off the history and reputation. Although I have no comparison I do wish I had chosen Shiraume. For starters Shiraume is in a much more appealing area. It is situated...More

      5  Thank emanuel z
      Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

      It was a tough choice deciding which ryokan to go to for our wedding anniversary. We ended up at Tawaraya. It is a simple ryokan with great service. It's very relaxing. Peace resonates and you completely feel away from everyone else. The location is great...More

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      Royal Park Hotel The Kyoto
      1,470 reviews
      #17 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
       
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      314 reviews
      #11 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
       
      Yoshikawa Inn Tempra
      73 reviews
      #98 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
       
      Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa
      1,576 reviews
      #66 of 373 hotels in Kyoto
       
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      • Refrigerator in room
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      • Price range
      • USD 898 - USD 1,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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      • #20 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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      • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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      • Number of rooms
      • 18
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      • Kyoto Prefecture >
      • Kyoto >
      • City Center
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      • Tawaraya Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
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      Traveller (241)
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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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      .30 km away
       
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      .36 km away
       
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      Nearby Attractions
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      priya a
      29 January 2017|
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      Response from Siu Leng L |
      I also want to know how to book....no website n no agent....no price idea...
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      27 January 2017|
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      Response from Mandy W | Reviewed this property |
      The Tawaraya Ryokan does not have an online booking facility as far as I am aware. The proprietors speak good English so I would suggest you contact them by telephone.
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      "get the special suite, it is worth it."
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      "Ask for one of the larger rooms"
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      "The rooms on the groundfloor each have a private garden"
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      "Our room was named Fuji."
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