Review of Yoshida Sanso Ryokan

Yoshida Sanso is one of Kyoto's most luxurious accommodation secrets. Built in 1932, it was once the residence of Japanese Prince, Higashi-Fushimi, and grandfather of Japanese Emperor Akihito. The hotel is crafted with Japanese cypress and decorated with the Chrysanthemum Seal's flourishes, also known as the Imperial Seal of Japan
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Yoshida Sanso is a brilliant ryokan offering gracious customer service. The hotel is a great combo of details simplicity and authentic Japanese style. It’s the best choice for tourists looking for a luxury environment in Kyoto. Guests traveling around Kyoto will definitely enjoy their stay at the ryokan.


Yoshida Sanso Amenities

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The ryokan features three rooms in the main house, one room on the first floor, 'Nanten,' and two rooms on the second, 'Fuku' and 'Kotobuki’. Tourists staying at the hotel will enjoy the atmosphere of a cozy café and a quiet charming garden designed by the prince himself.


Yoshida Sanso Facilities


Hotel services

✓ Free parking

✓ Free WiFi

✓ Hot tub

✓ Restaurant

✓ Banquet room

✓ Meeting rooms

✓ Massage

✓ Baggage storage

✓ Parking

✓ Breakfast available

✓ Gift shop

✓ Newspaper

✓ Non-smoking hotel

✓ Non-smoking rooms

✓ Suites

✓ Family rooms

Room equipment

✓ Air conditioning

✓ Room service


Yoshida Sanso Cost

The accommodation cost of Yoshida Sanso ranges from ¥100,000 to ¥150,000 per person. In comparison to other Kyoto ryokans, the price for staying at Yoshida Sanso is high.


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Yoshida Sanso Reviews

According to guests of Yoshida Sanso, Yoshida Sanso is worth staying there. It feels like a time machine where you can travel back in time and feel the historic pace. 

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Yoshida Sanso Location 

It's situated just outside the central city limits, at the foot of Mt. Yoshida, far enough from the manic energy of the inner-city but offers sweeping views of Kyoto from its second-floor bedrooms. While you're staying at Yoshida Sanso, don’t forget to check out Gion and Kodai-ji Temple, and other Kyoto's tourist attractions.
Yoshida Sanso

Address: 59-1 Yoshidashimoojicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8314, Japan (map)
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +81757716125


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