Tawaraya

Fuyacho-Aneyakoji-agaru, Nakahakusan-cho, Kyoto, 604-8094, Japan

Founded by the Okazaki family more than 300 years ago and now run by the 11th generation, this hotel is justly celebrated for its hospitality, sumptuous but subdued decor, impeccable service, and splendid gardens. Dignitaries, presidents, and royalty have all been guests here. Every room is unique, furnished with superb antiques from the family collection and equipped with a fragrant cedar bath. Other amenities include a library and an elegant gift shop. The kaiseki ryori meals are prepared with skill and style.

PROS

  • excellent reputation
  • proud heritage
  • impeccable service
  • superb antiques

CONS

  • extremely expensive
  • must reserve dinner a day in advance
  • no online reservations

Location

QUICK FACTS

B&B/Inn
Sophisticated
Central
Luxurious Retreat

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 075-211–5566
Website:

HOTEL DETAILS

18 Japanese-style rooms
Rate Includes: Some meals

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