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Gion Hatanaka is located in the hart of Gion, which is the anchent district of Maiko and Geiko (Geisha) flower town. It is one the the most well known district for its history and culture. 15 mins walking distance from world heratage Kiyomizu Temple and many others in just a brath of walk away.Hotel features traditional Japanese accommodations and a spacious public bath overlooking a zen garden. Free Wi-Fi is available.The spacious rooms at Gion Hatanaka feature large windows and a balcony. Room includes a flat-screen TV, a sitting area and a private bathroom with a wooden bathtub.The hotel has in-room meals (Breakfast/Dinner) with seasonal local dishes. Guests can enjoy spa treatments in their room, and with an advance reservation, the hotel arranges Japanese Geisha dance performances and Kyoto tours.We follow the very traditional methods, ingredients, and philosophy of Kyoto Kaiseki cusine. No compremize can be made with our preparation therefore, special menu with food restrcitions are not accepted. Shabu-Shabu, Sukiyaki, or hotpot dish can be prepared with a prior notice. Kyoto Station is a 15-minute drive away. Kawaramachi Train Station is a 10-minute walk from the property.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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All reviews kaiseki dinner public bath one night room attendant ryokan experience traditional experience tea service traditional breakfast traditional bath traditional ryokan matcha tea multi course sukiyaki rooms are large futon bed japanese cuisine stayed two nights
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was recommended here by my sister who stayed here during her last trip to Japan. The facility and service was fantastic. Highly recommended to stay at least one day/night at a ryokan to have a traditional Japanese experience.The price is justified by the food provided...More

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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion HatanakaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Fearless07067757060, First of all, thank you for your recent stay at our ryokan Gion Hatanaka. It is our pleasure and honor to receive a review with high rate. And we are pleased to know that you have satisfied your stay with us. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a wonderful experience at this ryokan. it was great to slow down and have a very relaxing night here in the midst of a hectic vacation. took advantage to check in, have matcha tea, and just rest before having a bath before dinner....More

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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion HatanakaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear skirtandsupersuit, Firstly, thank you so much for choosing our ryokan for your trip in Kyoto, Japan. We are pleased to receive and seeing your review about our service, food and futon. Your recommendation to the world travelers is our source of being a traditional...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My 18 year old son and I stayed at the Gino Hatanaka when we visited Kyoto and both warmly recommend the experience if you want to stay in a ryokan. the Gion Hatanaka is tasteful and well appointed, with charming and helpful staff, located in...More

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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion HatanakaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Fearless45564070219, Thank you very much for you and your son recent stay in our ryokan, and we are truly pleased to receive and seeing your review with impressions about your stay. And we are grateful for your mentioning one of our staff who have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those of you not familiar with Geisha (Maiko,Geiko), this is an incredible hands on experience. Maiko is precursor to becoming a Geiko and must be under 20 years of age. Highly educational mixed a fair quantity of alcohol. Tremendous experience. If in Kyoto I...More

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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion HatanakaResponded 1 week ago

Dear MikeyGohan, Firstly, thank you so much for choosing our ryokan for your trip in Kyoto, Japan. It is our pleasure and honor to receive a review with high rate. And we are pleased to know that you enjoyed the Maiko dinner show. Your recommendation...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at Gion Hatanaka for one night as part of our overall stay in Kyoto.The Ryokan was excellent and our single night a great way to end our stay. We focused on the in room experiance snd enjoyed wearing the traditional clothes whilst being...More

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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion HatanakaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sightsee24016370525, Thank you very much for your recent stay in our ryokan, and we are truly pleased to receive and seeing your review with impressions about your stay. It is our source of being and protecting the tradition as "ryokan". Thank you for recommending...More

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9 April 2018|
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Response from aejook | Reviewed this property |
I think so. I think the room I stayed in could easily accomodate two adults n two children.(you have to make aure with the Ryokan though) This is a traditional ryokan with tatami and futons. They do have traditonal... More
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Response from Alex A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You should not have an issue. Just make sure you bring the appropriate converter.
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
No it is not close to the subway but there is a bus stop nearby. Recall that taxis in Japan are rather expensive; it costs about US$15 from the train station.
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"Definitely book the traditional Japanese room with dinner"
22 Sep 2018
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"We didn't see other rooms but think they are all fairly similar"
4 Jul 2018
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"They provide amenities"
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