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Hirota Guest House

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed in Hirota-san's Garden Guest house for 8 nights while visiting friends and exploring Koyto. One bedroom upstairs (steep stairs) and one in the main room downstairs. This room opened up onto a quiet and private garden. The kitchen is small but there are a lot of interesting restaurants with varied menus and reasonable prices within a 2 minute...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This little converted storehouse, into a quaint Japanese house with 3 tatami mat rooms, gives you the experience of living in Kyoto. Set in a great city of Japanese culture and history, gracious owner runs a spotless, comfortable inn. There are rooms in the larger front house, but you can have the run of the "kura" structure in the back....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2011

I stayed at Hirota Guest house as part of a group of 5 on a business trip. We were presented with clean and homely accomodation. With everything we needed in terms of facilites and service. We were given so much assistance during our stay with helpful information of where to go and how to get there together with translation over...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2007

We recently returned from trip to Japan and stayed in Hirota's guest house. Whilst we appreciate the information that Hirota was very happy to provide us with when we arrived (as all other reviewers got...map, routes, 'must sees' etc...), we were very tired from the train journey and we perhaps didn't enjoy the hour-long lecture on all the wonders of...

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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 3 June 2007

I had a good experience at Hirota's guest house. Hirota-san was very helpful in provided recommendations to see Kyoto. At times she was a bit adamant in her recommendations, but it was welcomed because Kyoto is a big city and it is hard to make choices. My room and linens were clean and I found the room very comfortable and...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 9 April 2007

I'll keep this short.. Booked in to stay at Hirota Guest house in March 2007 while on a 'bonding' trip with my mother. 1) We were told explicitly to use the heater economically (it was 7 degrees Celcius that day). 2) Ms Hirota looked clearly inconvenienced when my mother asked for an extra pillow 3) all the bedding was mottled...

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2Thank NTing
London, Ontario
Reviewed 6 December 2006

We had a great stay. We booked only for 1 night, that is all our schedule allowed. Hirota greeted us with cookies and green tea. She found out how much time we had and gave us advice what to see and do in that short amount of time, the treasures of Kyoto that we shouldn't miss. Her advice was priceless!!!...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2006

My husband and I just returned from a 10 day trip to Japan and spent four nights at the Hirota Guest House, 2 in the main house and 2 in the private cottage. We found both to be clean and simple, and a fantastic value. The owner, Ms. Hirota, made getting around Kyoto easy, mapping out bus, train, and walking...

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New York
2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2006

We recently returned from our stay at the Hirota Guest House in Kyoto and I would say it was a mixed experience. I stayed there even though there were no reviews, although the photos I found on the web were decent [-----------------------------------------------] The pros:- 1) Ms. Harumi Hirota who runs the guesthouse, which was an old sake factory, is a...

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Address: 665 Seimei-cho, Tomikoji Nishi-iru,Nijodori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0951, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: $78 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hirota Guest House Hotel Kyoto
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“The guest house is great, but the rooms 'in house' are good too. I particularly like the large room overlooking the garden.”
Judyonthego1, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The stand alone "kura" gives one more privacy with own bed/bath/toilet.”
196merleg, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
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