Ryokan Sawaya Honten
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Nearest essentials

  • Airports
    • 40 km
    • Osaka International Airport (ITM) - Osaka
    • 66 km
    • Kobe Airport (UKB) - Kobe
  • Bus and rail stations
    • 1 km
    • Higashiyama Subway Station
    • 1 km
    • Sanjo Keihan Subway Station
  • Hospital or clinic
    • 1.6 km
    • Kawagoe Hospital
  • Pharmacy
    • 10 m
    • Nozomi Pharmacy
  • Convenience store
    • 100 m
    • Lawson
  • Cash withdrawal
    • 200 m
    • ATM

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Excellent
  • Cleanliness 9.5
  • Facilities 9.2
  • Location 8.4
  • Room comfort and quality 9.1
  • Service 9.4
  • Value for money 8.7
Exceptional
based on 1 reviews
  • Cleanliness 10.0
  • Facilities 6.0
  • Location 10.0
  • Service 10.0
  • Value for money 10.0
Excellent
  • Cleanliness 9.6
  • Facilities 9.3
  • Location 8.4
  • Room comfort and quality 9.3
  • Service 9.4
  • Value for money 8.9
Excellent
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.0
  • Location 8.3
  • Room comfort and quality 8.8
  • Service 9.0
  • Value for money 8.0
Exceptional
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  • Cleanliness 10.0
  • Facilities 10.0
  • Location 8.0
  • Service 10.0
  • Value for money 10.0
Excellent
based on 4 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.5
  • Facilities 10.0
  • Location 7.5
  • Room comfort and quality 9.0
  • Service 10.0
  • Value for money 8.5
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9.6
Scott from United States
Family with teens
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in April 2017
Comfortable, Friendly Ryokan in Kyoto”
We found Sawaya Honten to be extremely comfortable. The public bath was very nice, and the rooms were clean, spacious, and comfortable. And the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, spoke English well, and was always able to help us find what we needed. They even provided a way to catch up on our laundry while we stayed. Sawaya Honten was our favorite place that we stayed in our trip to Japan, out of 4 different cities and hotels that we stayed in.
Reviewed April 13, 2017
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10.0
Greg from Australia
Group
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 4 nights in March 2017
Awesome (even if the bed was uncomfortable! Worth the experience!! ”
I cannot sing this Ryokans praises more highly! (Apart from the bed which I knew was likely) well located short walk to train/subway! Surrounded by attractions and places of interest! Onsen was wonderful and relaxing! The staff always friendly and helpful! We were even able to wash some clothes free of charge on a washer/dryer!!! The fridge though located outside was easy to access and included a shared though secluded garden and pond, very peaceful!!
Reviewed March 28, 2017
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10.0
YU from Taiwan
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in October 2016
Big room and good location ”
Nice traditional hotel
Reviewed December 20, 2016
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8.0
Michelle from Ireland
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in November 2016
Very Friendly staff ”
It was such a nice spot, after a number of tiny hotel rooms it was such a breath of fresh air! So much space
Reviewed November 29, 2016
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9.2
Gene from United States
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in November 2016
Nice Ryokan in central Kyoto”
This was a nice Ryokan in central Kyoto. It is convenient to several bus lines and a train station for getting around. The immediate neighborhood doesn't have anything to see, but you can walk to the Imperial palace or even the temples of eastern Kyoto if you don't mind longer walks. Besides the en suite facilities, the Ryokan has a traditional shared bath (men and women separate), which we had to ourselves. They provided a tea and coffee setup in our room every night along with a little snack. There is internet via the the Kyoto municipal wifi system, which worked fine for us. The proprietor was very nice and helpful and spoke enough English for us to communicate with.
Reviewed November 28, 2016
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9.6
Michela from Australia
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in November 2016
wonderful stay in Ryokan Sawaya Honten”
We loved this Ryokan! Very peaceful location and only ten minutes walk from Gion. The room is just perfect with plenty of space to move around...in Japan is a real bonus! The owners are gentle and graceful...I would love to go back in Kyoto and I would stay again in Sawaya Honten.
Reviewed November 12, 2016
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10.0
Joseph from United States
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in October 2016
Our excellent stay!”
Great stay at this ryokan!
Reviewed October 27, 2016
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8.8
Sandy from Netherlands
Solo traveler
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 7 nights in July 2016
Friendly staff”
Very friendly staff! I loved the atmosphere of this traditional Ryokan. Location is quite good: close to public transport and in quiet neighborhood. All in all very satisfied and would highly recommend this place to anyone.
Reviewed July 19, 2016
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10.0
Michael from United States
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 4 nights in April 2016
Terrific!”
It was a great experience.
Reviewed May 04, 2016
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8.8
Mun from Malaysia
Couple
Superior Japanese Style - Non-Smoking
Stayed 4 nights in April 2016
Highly recommended”
Was surprised by its decent large space seeing this is Japan! Strategic good location with short walking distance to subway and bus station which can bring you to all the main attractions in Kyoto. The ryokan owner spoken decent English and helpful in guiding how to get to each location precisely.
Reviewed April 19, 2016
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