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Kyoto Hotels

Ryokan Yuhara

  • 188 Kagiya-cho Map It
  • $
  • Local Flavor


  • Friendly innkeepers
  • Family-friendly atmosphere
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Strict curfew
  • All shared bathrooms
  • Mosquitos off the river in summer

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's Review

Drawing many repeat visitors, the Ryokan Yuhara lets you save a few yen while exploring Kyoto. The friendliness of the staff, as well as its passable English, more than compensates for the spartan amenities. Especially rewarding is a springtime stay, when the cherry-blossom trees are in full bloom along the nearby Takase-gawa. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the hot neighborhoods of Gion and Ponto-cho and sits right on a small river. There is an 11 pm curfew.

Hotel Information


188 Kagiya-cho, Shomen-agaru, Kiya-machi-dori, Kyōto, 605-0909, Japan

Map It



Hotel Details:

  • 10 Japanese-style rooms with shared bath
  • No meals

Updated 09/20/2013


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Sep 14, 2004

A Japanese Classic

Ryokan Yuhara is a small, quaint, classic inn, operated by a lovely and gracious hostess. (Ask to see her wonderful bonsai collection.) The rooms are comfortable and clean. The inn is convenient to public transportation and within a reasonable walking distance to downtown Kyoto. A truly classic Japanese experience, not to be missed. Visit the restaurant of Mr. Nakamura, a few doors down the street, to enhance the experience.

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