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Ryokan suggestion near Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka?

Ryokan suggestion near Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka?

Aug 9th, 2014, 07:33 PM
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Ryokan suggestion near Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka?

We'll be spending 10 days in the Tokyo and Kyoto areas in September/October. Does anyone have a recommendation for an overnight somewhere between the two or on the way to Osaka from Kyoto? Possibly a cheaper priced Ryokan other unique accommodation in a more rural area? Thanks for your suggestions.
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Aug 10th, 2014, 04:58 AM
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Your best bet is to contact one of your fellow Fodorites Kim Japan. She live and works there and has a slew of that sort of info. also an invaluable source of other Japan related info. The best was to contact her is [email protected]. She arrange Ryokans and small houses for many of us last year. Wee were all very pleased with the reasonableness of the prices if you know where to look.
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Aug 10th, 2014, 05:56 PM
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Thanks for your help
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Aug 11th, 2014, 08:29 PM
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Here is a good website where you can learn about ryokans.

Under Accomodations, you would be looking in the Kanto (Tokyo) and Kansai (Kyoto). Hakone would be a good area for a ryokan stay and onsen visit. You would travel thru Chubu, so consider the Tsumago link.

There is a lot of good info under the Resources tab. In particular:
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Aug 12th, 2014, 09:32 AM
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This ryokan will introduce you to Hakone. Moderately priced and conveniently located this ryokan will also show you the Japanese culture you desire.


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