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Shirakawa-hotori, Shinbashi-dori, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Reviewed yesterday

Shiraume is a delightful Ryokan in Kyoto's historic Gion district. The place is in a gorgeous old tea house and former geisha house. It has been operated for generations by the women in the owner's family, and the history of the mirrors the fascinating, storied...More

Thank chambersaustin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at Shiraume for one night on Monday the 10th of September and would highly recommend this place. The service you receive from Tomoko and the staff at Shiraume is 5/5 star treatment (they go well above and beyond). The 8 course meal we...More

Thank Catrina26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sometimes I question if a hotel or inn deserves a #1 position on TA, but Shiraume is definitely deserving. Tomoko Okuda, a seventh generation owner of her ryokan (traditional inn) does a splendid job at creating a wonderful experience. Firstly the setting and traditional architecture...More

Thank UhuBayArea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could write a book on all of the wonderful things Shiraume and their lovely staff have to offer, but I'm going to save it for you to enjoy. Go stay there, it will be one of the highlights of your life, honestly!!

Thank Gearn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from our stay at Shiraume and can't recommend it highly enough. The inn is simply beautiful, the location is incredibly convenient (particularly if you like to wander the streets in the early morning hours), and the service was spectacular. Admittedly, its a...More

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The former Geisha house owned by family for over 150 years. We`re located in the hystorical area in Gion town. Easy access to sightseeing spots and shopping and restaurants area. Please enjoy traditional dinner ...More and breakfast in cozy guest room. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Shiraume Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Also Known As
Shiraume Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion
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Traveller (764)
Room & Suite (306)
Dining (173)
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Amenities (15)
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Gion
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
...More
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monseacevedo
14 June 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guets Than you so much for your interest to stay with Shiraume. Please send your informatin from Inquiry section of our website( Not reservation section. It`s for confirming reservation with credit card information... More
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monseacevedo
12 June 2018|
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Response from nyasuke2015 | Property representative |
Dear guests Thank you so much for your mail. Each room has private bathtub, shower, and toilet facility. If guests stay for 1 night, dinner/ breakfast included. If guests stay for a few days, 1 night with dinner and... More
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Brisbane15
17 May 2018|
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Response from MSBNY | Reviewed this property |
They have an interesting way of calculating rates. Because it is inn/boutique style, each room is slightly different than one another. Our room (2 people) was $514 per night including tax and breakfast. However, they... More
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"I recommend to get a room that has a garden and a private bath, especially for couples that want some privacy."
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"Go for the large Umesono room if you can."
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"Umezono, which I think is the best room with a balcony looking over the stream. The bedroom is away from the..."
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"Our room was fantastic, overlooking the street and little brook that the hotel sits on. I am certain all..."
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