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Review of Sakura River Inn 1

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First room.
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3D map of the apartment.
View from the room! Can you see the river under the balcony?!
Reading e mail from the balcony! Priceless!
Balcony under the Sakura!
Enjoy feed the ducks from the balcony!!
Takasegawa
You will arrive from there!
French restaurant 5 meters from the apartment
Entrance of the apartment!
Bedroom 2
New summer futons sheets from muji
Mirror in a toilet
Finally new gas stove!
Useful table under gas stove!
Water filter!
Japanese cups
New Kitchen stuff.
Corridor
Shower room.
Washing machine and soap
Marriage ceremony from balcony (with zoom)
Mayumi with our first guest. 21 march 2014
view from balcony
Just in case!!!
Don't miss to sign our guest book!
Bedroom 2
Living room.
Aroma Therapy.
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki

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massa1983
Sydney, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unforgettable”
Reviewed 16 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
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If someone asked me where to stay in Kyoto, I would reply, without thinking of it, "Andrea & Mayumi's Kyoto Nice"! The apartment is very nice, clean, full of comfort and in a perfect spot. Andrea and Mayumi are two wonderful hosts and they helped us a lot showing us the area, answering almost immediately to every question at every time and suggesting us beautiful restaurants, new dishes to taste and awesome places to visit. Thanks to them we've been able to get used immediately to the new city avoiding to waste a lot of time that we've used to discover this beautiful town. It's also because of them and of their apartment that our visit in Kyoto has been unforgettable and will remain forever with us.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Riesha
1 review
“Kyoto done right!”
Reviewed 15 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We loved our stay at the riverside apartment in Kyoto! Andrea and Mayumi are lovely hosts! They are friendly and welcoming. Andrea was there to greet us at the bus stop even though he had given us directions to the apt before arriving. On arrival everything was clearly described. Mayumi sat down with us with a map to explain how to get to all the local attractions. It was very kind and made our trip so carefree.

The apartment is central and is an easy walk to most attractions. Mayumi will clearly describe how to get to a few farther areas for a day trip by bus.

The apartment itself is cozy and the beds are very comfortable. Enjoying the river from the balcony in the morning is such a treat!

If I'm ever back in Kyoto I will be booking this apartment again. Andrea and Mayumi are genuinely great people and went out of their way to make our experience special. Thank you for everything!

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PamikaRey...
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful apartment”
Reviewed 19 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Mayumi greeted us when we arrived and was super friendly and really helpful showing us how to get to all of the temples by bus. The apartment was lovely and in a perfect location right in the centre of Kyoto but down a quiet street :) the apartment had everything we could possibly need for a comfortable stay - mayumi even leant us her bike. Will definitely stay here again when I come back to Kyoto

Travelling group: Extended Family
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EnidlLiao
Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
“Superb! :)”
Reviewed 14 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

My friends and I had a great time living in the sakura river view apt. The apartment was perfectly located in a quiet place while close to the downtown area. The ornamentation in the apartment was lovely and created a cozy atmosphere which made us feel so relaxed. Also, the extra bikes Mayumi provided for us came in quite handy and enabled us to experience the city in a more interesting way!
For anyone who would like to lead a wonderful journey in Kyoto, I would definitely recommend this apartment!

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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henkjan_n...
Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great cozy apartment in quiet location near Gion”
Reviewed 14 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had a really great time here. The apartment is exactly as described an well supplied with everything you may need. There is a portable WiFi device that works all over Kyoto. The apartment is clean and well located. It is not large but we slept here fine with the four of us. The soft sounds of the river next door reminded us of sleeping in a boat. There are plenty of nice restaurants and convenience stores nearby. Andrea was in Italy for family affairs, but Mayumi took all the time in the world to explain everything about Kyoto, the neighborhood and the apartment. Mayumi is extremely helpful and speaks very good English with a charing Italian touch. She arranged a stay in Myoshin-ji monastery for us and a rental car in Shodoshima, which was perfect. Mayumi provided us with bicycles for all of us, and cycling in Kyoto is easy and fun. Hope to be back one day!

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Liked best: Location by the river and service by Mayumi
Liked least: Difficult....
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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