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Arashiyama BENKEI

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34 Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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It was kind of a last minute decision to book with Arashiyama Benkek and it turned out to be the best decision. Room is very clean and spacious, and comes with everything we needed. Snacks and drinks are all complementary and tasted great. We also...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I spent 1 night in the elegant Arashiyama Benkei ryokan. The service was over the top friendly and extremely accommodating. The hostess met us in the sidewalk outside the hotel and brought our bags into the lobby. We were early and she...More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BENKEIResponded 1 July 2018

Dear Damon F, Firstly, we are truly appreciate with you to select our "Benkei Annex ARASHIYAMA Premium Residential Inn" which was opened April 2017 with the concept of New BENKEI style accommodation "Like a living in the special place ARASHIYAMA with private hot springs" operates...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Arashiyama Benkei is the best! Accommodation is clean and comfortable. Hotel’s location is very near the tourist attractions. Breakfast is delicious and finely decorated. Benkei also offer private onsen, it’s beautiful and gives me a nice experience. Most of all, their service is the best!...More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BENKEIResponded 3 days ago

Dear kaymoonoi, First of all, We Thank you very much for your recent stay at ryokan Arashiyama BENKEI for your memorable family trip. And, we are much grateful to receive and see your review and rating to our ryokan. It is our honor and valuable...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my first experience in a ryokan and I'm afraid that it may have set quite a high-watermark for other subsequent ryokans to match. My family and I truly enjoyed our experience here, even though it was for just one night. Check-in is a...More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BENKEIResponded 3 days ago

Dear Peter G, Firstly, thank you very much for your recent stay at Arashiyama BENKEI with your famiy. As we are the traditional Japanese inn "Ryokan", and only have 10 rooms + 2 rooms in the family suite annex, we dedicate to serve at the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Room Quality, Baths, Service, and Meals. We enjoyed our time in the private bath. Dinner and Breakfast services were delicious and thoughtfully crafted. Our every need was taken care of. We will be back!More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BENKEIResponded 6 days ago

Dear madelmoo92, Thank you for your previous visit to Arashiyama Benkei. We are delighted with your detailed review and we'd very much like to appreciate that you have chosen our ryokan for your wonderful Japanese "ryokan" experiences. We are truly pleased to know that you...More

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Welcome Arashiyama Benkei was established in 1969 on the historical and scenic land known as Arashiyama. Thriving spring cherry blossoms, red autumn leaves blanketing the mountains, and cultural and historic More landmarks give Arashiyama the distinction of being one of Japan’s leading sightseeing destinations. Just upstream from (west of) the Togetsu-kyo Bridge, which marks the center of the area, and situated alongside the murmurs of the Oi River, is Arashiyama Benkei. Our ryokan accommodations, built in the traditional sukiya-zukuri architecture style reminiscent of antique tea houses, is not simply a place to rest and eat, but also houses facilities in which guests can enjoy Arashiyama onsen (hot springs) and indulge in traditional Kyoto cuisine. Please visit us to experience the utmost in comfort and relaxation. -Rooms- Arashiyama Benkei is honored to provide 10 guest rooms, each with their own individual charm. Each room is thoughtfully designed and furnished in the Japanese style, featuring views of the Arashiyama mountains or our lush garden. Cherry blossoms in spring, cormorant fishing in summer, cascading colors of maple leaves in autumn, and a dusting of snow in winter. Our guests are certain to enjoy a peaceful stay among the beauty and stillness of this unique Kyoto scenery. -Onsen- Arashiyama onsen (hot spring) water has a pH of 8.3 and provides an exceptionally smooth touch that is said to beautify skin and wash away any travel fatigue. Benkei has indoor and open-air baths; both are available for men and women and are separated by gender. Guests who prefer to enjoy a bath in private may reserve a secluded open-air bathtub (same-day reservation, \2,160/group/45 minutes). -Cuisine- Guests at Benkei indulge in traditional multi-course kaiseki fare that uses seasonal ingredients found not only in Kyoto, but sourced from all over Japan. We take care in creating cuisine that appeals to all palates, yet maintains respect for the tenets of traditional Kyoto cooking. -Day Trips- Day trip guests at Benkei may also opt to enjoy a relaxing bath in addition to a gourmet meal. Reservations are required for combined onsen and dining day trips. The facilities open at 11:30 a.m. We offer full plans that include meals in private room (2 hours for bento meals or 3 hours for full-course kaiseki meals), baths, towels, and yukata robe, as well as more informal plans that include a restaurant meal in the open space and onsen bath. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Spa
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Luxury
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Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$545 - US$1,261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arashiyama Benkei Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Western Kyoto
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Luxury
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$545 - US$1,261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Arashiyama Benkei Hotel Kyoto
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Western Kyoto
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riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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RenandRob Q
10 May 2018|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
Check your reservation, but I believe it should include the dinner. Ours was included. The staff is extremely helpful there and you should just reach out directly to them to be sure...the food was amazing and the breakfast... More
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d2106
9 April 2018|
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Response from benkei-staff | Property representative |
Dear d2106, Thank you very much for your query. We can surely accommodate children! Please kindly check our official website and its service guide. In the process of making reservation, there will be the selection of plan... More
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16 March 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Hogon-in Temple and the Tenryu-ji Temple is within walking distance
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"Matsu room above the lobby, facing the river - excellent"
633peterg633
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"Good customized service"
ChristopherT1202
12 Aug 2018
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"Change into gowns provided immediately and relax!"
pmjwilliams
17 Jun 2018
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"We recommend opting in for the multi-course dinner as well as booking the private onsen bath so you can..."
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4 Jun 2018
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