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Zurich, Switzerland

A true Ryokan experience in a charming house

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 Apr 2024
For the second time in the past 6 months we have stayed here and were again extremely happy with our stay. Rooms are not very large but very functional and cosy with charming Japanese design. The hosts are extremely welcoming and helpful. They offer western and Japanese breakfast (try it!) and have some events in their common room. There is an in-house Onsen and the neighborhood is quiet but offers many dining possibilities. Walking distance from the center and the more busy restaurant and bar area.
Date of stay: March 2024
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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西山 武宏, オーナー at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, responded to this review
Responded 25 Apr 2024
Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan and we are truly pleased to receive a review comments.
It was our pleasure to welcome you and serve you with comfortable stay for during your stay in Kyoto.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you again and welcome you here at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN.
Thank you very much for your kindness and see you again!!

Best wishes,
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN
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Reviewed 24 March 2024

The service and the activities are really, really great. On the first evening we had a special concert on the koto, a traditional Japanese instrument. This is how strong the culture of this land is displayed by this guest house. The Japanese breakfast was very good. A lot of little and tasty dishes, completely different than the typical western breakfast, so guests are able to try traditional cuisine here.
Although we were a bit afraid to show wrong behavior because of the strict rules of traditional Japanese manners, we lost this fear pretty quick, because the employees were so friendly and kind. Also very clean. 10/10 would recommend.

Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Mine R
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西山 武宏, オーナー at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2024

Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan and we are truly pleased to receive a review comments.
It was our pleasure to welcome you and serve you with comfortable stay for during your stay in Kyoto.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you again and welcome you here at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN.
Thank you very much for your kindness and see you again!!

Best wishes,
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN

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Reviewed 15 February 2024

i absolutely loved this hotel! everything was amazing and the staff was great. i loved my room it was so nice. i had a great time making origami with satsuki minato. the japanese breakfast was also delicious! great location and amazing vibes

Date of stay: February 2024
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Chloe A
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西山 武宏, オーナー at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2024

Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan and we are truly pleased to receive a review comments.
It was our pleasure to welcome you and serve you with comfortable stay for during your stay in Kyoto.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you again and welcome you here at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN.
Thank you very much for your kindness and see you again!!

Best wishes,
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN

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Reviewed 27 December 2023

Super experience!

Make sure you have time to experience the Roykan anf their different offers. Its not only a place to sleep.

Would love to come back someday.

It was also near the shopping, and restaurant area.

Date of stay: December 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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RYOKAN NISHIYAMA, Owner at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2023

Dear cstark936779,

Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan and we are truly pleased to receive a review comments.
It was our pleasure to welcome you and serve you with comfortable stay for during your stay in Kyoto.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you again and welcome you here at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN.
Thank you very much for your kindness and see you again!!

Best wishes,
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN

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Reviewed 14 December 2023

Would like to come back to this friendly, familyrun Ryokan. We stayed 3 nights in very lovely Luxury Twin-Bedded Rooms, which were recently renovated in a tasteful and beautiful way.
The japanese breakfast was delicious and varied.
Nice bath and a beautiful garden.

Date of stay: November 2023
Trip type: Travelled with family
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RYOKAN NISHIYAMA, Owner at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2023

Dear Paschpasch,

Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan and we are truly pleased to receive a review comments.
It was our pleasure to welcome you and serve you with comfortable stay for during your stay in Kyoto.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you again and welcome you here at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN.
Thank you very much for your kindness and see you again!!

Best wishes,
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN

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Reviewed 31 October 2023

We had a great stay at the Nishiyama Ryoken. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was included in our booking and we chose the Japanese style option, it was delicious and a very cool experience. We participated in the ikebana (flower arranging) activity during our stay which was a lot of fun. There’s also a public bath available which we took full advantage of and was a great way to unwind after a long day of sightseeing. Overall would definitely recommend if your interested in a relaxing, traditional Japanese stay.

Date of stay: October 2023
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Maurice B
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RYOKAN NISHIYAMA, Owner at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2023

Dear M5198TJmauriceb,

Thank you so much for choosing our ryokan and we are truly pleased to receive a review comments.
It was our pleasure to welcome you and serve you with comfortable stay for during your stay in Kyoto.
We are very much looking forward to seeing you again and welcome you here at NISHIYAMA RYOKAN.
Thank you very much for your kindness and see you again!!

Best wishes,
NISHIYAMA RYOKAN

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