1. Gion Hatanaka (祇園畑中)
Gion Hatanaka is located in the middle of the busy tourist area of Higashiyama, surrounded by the teahouses where geisha regularly make a visit to entertain their clients. Ryokan Gion Hatanaka is a short walk from the scenic Gion area.
However, visitors at Gion Hatanaka are given the opportunity to enjoy quiet time exclusively. Upon arrival, you will notice a unique atmosphere. The building itself is in the tea ceremony pavilion style. It is located right in front of the Yasaka Shrine, where takes place at the annual Gion Festival. Guests are also free to enjoy a morning and/ or afternoon stroll to the World Heritage Kiyomizudera Buddhist Temple as well as Kyoto’s oldest zen Buddhist temple, Kenninji from Gion Hatanaka.
Hatanaka offers traditional Japanese rooms and a spacious public bath with views of the zen garden. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Guests can enjoy several Japanese-style kaiseki dinners with seasonal local dishes, including fresh seafood. The spacious rooms at Gion Hatanaka have large windows. Each room includes a flat-screen TV. There are a seating area and a private bathroom with a bath. Guests can relax in-room massages, Japanese dance performances, and tours in Kyoto upon prior request.
This ryokan is a 5-minute walk from Shinto Yasaka Shrine and a 10-minute walk from Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Kyoto Train Station is a 15-minute drive away. Kawaramati Train Station is a 10-minute walk away.
Higashiyama Ward is a great choice for travelers interested in the old city, ancient monuments, and architecture.
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2. Gion Kinpyo (祇園金瓢)
The history of Gion Kinpyo dates back to 1810. It originally started business as a sake brewery. As time goes by it reopened as a ryokan/ restaurant with a machiya-style building (traditional wooden townhouse) where guests can enjoy fine dining together with alcohol.
Kinpyo is situated near the well-known historic district Shinbashi street and of course restaurants serving Kyoto cuisine, Shirakawa street lined with tea houses. You can find many antique shops that are lined across Furumonzen street and Shinmonzen. Japanese female entertainers Maiko (geisha) and Geiko walking around Gion and make a traditional Japanese atmosphere. If you want to know more about Geishas, you can learn on mai-ko.com
The guests at Gion Kinpyo are entitled to enjoy their private atmosphere because the inn only accepts one booking per day.
If you are looking for a hidden gem in the middle of Kyoto, this place might be the one for you.
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3. Gion Ryokan Karaku (料理旅館 花楽)
Gion Ryokan Karaku Hotel is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort, and convenience in Kyoto. From here, guests can fully enjoy the advantage of a good location and proximity to everything that a busy city can offer tourists.
Ryokan Gion Karaku is a 15-minute walk from Kiyomizu-dera Shrine and a 5-minute walk from Maruyama Park. Sanjusangen-do Temple and Nijo Castle are about a 10-minute drive away.
Gion Ryokan offers rooms with traditional Japanese futon bedding and tatami-mat flooring. Each is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Every room is equipped with a private bathroom.
Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Gion Ryokan Karaku Hotel is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, a car park, and a public mineral water bath.
All rooms are equipped with amenities to ensure maximum comfort. Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the spa, massage.
When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Kyoto, make Gion Ryokan Karaku Hotel your home away from home.
4. Gion Shinmonso (新門荘)
Gion Shinmonso Hotel is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Kyoto. The hotel is located in the center of the city; its convenient location allows guests to quickly and easily reach many attractions. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Pagong Gion Store, Wa Glass, Own hand.
At Gion Shinmonso Hotel, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, family room are just a few of the facilities that set Gion Shinmonso Hotel apart from other hotels in the city.
All rooms are equipped with amenities to ensure maximum comfort. The hotel offers wonderful recreational opportunities, including massage services, to make your stay truly unforgettable. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Gion Shinmonso Hotel hits the spot in many ways.
5. Gion Fukuzumi Ryokan
Located in Higashiyama, Ryokan Gion Fukuzumi Hotel is an ideal spot from which to discover Kyoto and its surroundings. From here, guests can fully enjoy the advantage of a good location and proximity to everything that a busy city can offer its tourists. Visitors to the hotel can enjoy visiting the city’s top attractions, Own hand, Gion GL, Kakizen Shoten.
At Ryokan Gion Fukuzumi Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the hotel an excellent base. This hotel offers numerous amenities that can satisfy even the most discerning guest.
Enjoy high-quality room facilities, including a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi (free), air conditioning, heating, wake-up service, which help you to unwind and recharge after a long day. In addition to the wide range of leisure services offered at the hotel, you will have many opportunities to have fun without leaving the hotel. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Ryokan Gion Fukuzumi Hotel hits the spot in many ways.
6. Gion Yoshi Ima
Conveniently located in Kyoto, Gion Yoshiima Hotel is a great base from which you can explore this vibrant city. From here, guests can fully enjoy the advantage of a good location and proximity to everything that a busy city can offer tourists. This hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Wa Glass, Pagong Gion Store, Pass The Baton, Kyoto Gion.
Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Kyoto hotel. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, room service, laundry service, dry cleaning.
Guests can choose from 17 rooms, in each of which you will feel at home, surrounded by a cozy atmosphere. In addition to the wide range of leisure services offered at the hotel, you will have many opportunities to have fun without leaving the hotel. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Gion Yoshiima Hotel hits the spot in many ways.
7. Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano
Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Kyoto. The hotel is located 0.2 Km from the city center and provides access to the most important sites of the city. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Furukawamachi Bridge, Sammen Daikokuten, Entokuin Temple.
Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible.
Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, family room.
In addition, the rooms are equipped with various amenities such as flat-screen TV, air purifier, bedding, mirror, shoeshine kit to satisfy even the most demanding guests. The hotel offers an excellent variety of recreational facilities, including massage, garden. Whatever your purpose of visit, Kyoto Ryokan Gion Sano is an excellent choice for your stay in Kyoto.
8. Kanunan Ryokan
Only a minute walk from scenic “philosopher’s walk”, you will find a fully-renovated private place called Kan-un-an.
Your unit has 3 bedrooms, each equipped with a bathroom. There is a fully functional kitchen along with a garden where seasonal cherry blossoms and autumn colors to feast your eyes. All these could be your home during your stay in Kyoto.
Kan-un-an is surrounded by beautiful Buddhist temples such as Nanzenji-temple, which is one of the most well-known zen temples in Kyoto as well as Ginkakuji-temple. The latter is not only intragenic but also has historical significance. It was built in 1482 by Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa as his retirement villa.
You will feel fortunate to stay in the midst of such cultural heritage during your Japan trip.
9. Gion Koyu-an (祇園 幸遊庵)
Gion Koyu-An is another machiya style residence turned into an atmospheric inn located in the central geisha district. Gion is located in Higashiyama, Kyoto is a popular choice for travelers. The hotel is located near the city center and provides access to the most important sites of the city. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city’s top attractions: Gion Kobu Kaburenjo Theater, Yasui-Konpiragu, Ryosokuin.
From Koyu-an, guests can easily access the popular tourist attractions such as Yasaka Shrine and Kodaiji Temple where you might get a glimpse of geisha walking down the narrow alleyways. Tourists can be a part of traditional Japanese culture, you can find out about Geisha on mai-ko.com.
At Gion Koyuan, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the hotel an excellent base. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers a family room.
In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide television LCD / plasma screen, non-smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk, television. The hotel offers superb facilities, including a garden, to help you unwind after a busy day in the city.
Whatever your purpose of visit, Gion Koyuan is an excellent choice for your stay in Kyoto.
Phone: +81 5037862009
10. Ishibekoji Ryugin (石塀小路 龍吟)
Ishibekoji Ryugin is a 4-star hotel located in the vicinity of Silver Pavilion. For your convenience, this 4-star hotel provides dry cleaning, tour/ticket assistance, and tour assistance.
If you need an adult-only property in the famous Gion district, Small luxury Ryugin may be placed on the top of your list.
It is located in the historic Ishibekoji Alley where everybody feels as if they would step back in time for a few hundred years ago. Nearby there is a temple, a castle, and a war memorial. The hotel is located in Higashiyama Ward, 1400 meters from Kyoto National Museum. Kyoto city center is 2 km away. It’s an ideal location to start your adventure in Kyoto.
The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub and a shower.
Kodaiji Rakusho and Gion Hatanaka are located within 100 meters away. The hotel is within easy reach of Higashiyama Subway, providing access to Sanjusangen Temple, which is 1.6 km away. Hotel guests can use limousine rental.
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