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Ryokan Shimizu

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“midnight curfew”(9 reviews)
“kyoto station”(148 reviews)
“minute walk”(35 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 May 2010

About 7 min walk from Kyoto station. Friendly staff but quite strict rules to help make the guest stay comfortable (regarding curfews, noise etc). However, this did make for a relaxing and peaceful stay. Lovely onsen that can be booked out privately, which is a...More

2  Thank jon1234
Reviewed 21 April 2010

Fun and cute, from its over sized lucky cat greeting you at the door to the miniature Godzilla, who was wearing a Santa hat when we where there, this Inn is the best value and location. Only 2 blocks from the train and bus station...More

1  Thank skahaven
Reviewed 14 April 2010

We stayed at Ryokan Shimizu for two nights and had a wonderful time. It has a lovely airy, fresh, natural feel to it. We had to change rooms but had no trouble doing it - just left the bags packed in the room in the...More

1  Thank zanskriti
Reviewed 7 April 2010

This is not a classic Ryokan, but a transposition in modern style. Pro: Position, near the kyoto station and in a good zone to reach all the most important part of Kyoto. it is very modern and affordable. The room is clean and the staff...More

1  Thank sicisub
Reviewed 3 April 2010

We chose the Ryokan Shimizu from TripAdvisor reviews and were not disappointed. It was easy to find despite being tucked up a narrow lane, and convenient for Kyoto station. The staff were always welcoming, friendly and helpful and the room was clean and comfortable though...More

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USD 92 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
#11 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 92 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
#11 Best Value Hotel in Kyoto
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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Zetarai
16 January 2018|
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Response from ishedwards | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were plug points around the room. We also took an extension strip with us. This permitted us to recharge several gadgets (cell phones, laptops, phone chargers etc.) all at the same time.
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dereknguyen2001
7 September 2017|
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Response from GiacomoBPavia_Italia | Reviewed this property |
You can ask them directly but it is not a house it is a Ryokan. If you don't know what it is you can Google it
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the_melv
19 April 2017|
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Response from RyokanShimizu | Property representative |
Is ice available for having a drink in your room? A: We serve ice at the front desk. We are thinking about heat in our room in November? A: We have air conditioners in all the room. Also, would it be better to be in... More
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"If you are a family of more than two and and you would like to share a room, they have a room for you."
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"All the rooms have their own bathroom, and it is tucked into a quiet neighborhood, so all the rooms seem to..."
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"As with most ryokans, the walls are pretty thin so you will get some noise from your neighbours!"
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"Book early!"
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