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kyoto ryokan

hello, has anyone stayed at either guest inn chita or fujiya ryokan. I would like some advice on location to JR station, size and quality of these accomodations. There is a few thousand difference in price p/n when they both look pretty similar to me from the little information they provide online. Can anyone help me?

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Thanks.. They both sound like they have similar facilities with Fujiya 3 minutes or chita 10 minutes although Fujiya is 1000 more per night....10 minutes is not much.

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Bear in mind that often the difference between ryokan is more to do with food and or baths, rather than the facilities we're used to in Western hotels.

There's a good overview of staying in a ryokan here:

http://unmissablejapan.com/sleeping/ryokan

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EsJayEsJay,

Please note that the style of ryokan you are looking at are not the luxurious, gourmet food style that is more well known. These two places are called ryokan, but they are much less expensive, service is minimal, and food is more family style than the ryokan generally talked about. Likely the toilets and showers/baths are "down the hall" and shared with all guests. Your room will be small and simple, but likely very clean and comfortable. I usually describe these inns as one step above youth hostels.

As long as you know that going in, you will not be disappointed and you will have a marvelous stay. Sometimes the best thing about these inns is the people you meet from all over the world!

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