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Nanzenji Sando KIKUSUI

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Located in Kyoto's stunning Nanzen-ji area, Kikusui is a peaceful Kyoto-style inn surrounded by gardens filled with the changing beauty of the seasons. As inheritors of the cuisine traditions of Kyoto, we always welcome the patronage of our guests. Nearby destinations include Heian Shrine, Eikan-do, the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, and the Kyoto City Zoo, and we invite you to come during your travels and enjoy a meal as you gaze out to the garden, designed by master garden architect Ogawa Jihei VII.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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We were going around Gion with the kids and looking for a comfy, non-smoking place for dinner when we saw this resto. Located at the corner right across the train station. Comfortable ambiance with clean toilets. A bit pricey but kids meal was really plenty and savory,
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The location is very close to the Nanzen-ji temple and a 5 minute walk from Keage station, which gives direct access to Gion. The setting is very tranquil. The garden is beautiful and the Ryokan itself is quiet. The staff were all very helpful and extremely nice. The food is
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My wife and I stayed here for one night in early March 2017 -- just ahead of the cherry blossom season. This was our first stay in a ryokan and Kikusui made it a memorable experience. As this was tourist low season, we were literally the only guests in the ryokan. We had a
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In April 2016, a two-night pricey splurge in Kikusui proved that ryokan experience is indeed an absolute must on a trip to Japan. Luxury you expect in a high end boutique hotel, but personalized in a very special way. In Kikusui, attention was given to every minute detail of
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traditional Ryokan... where very little english is spoken but go.. and be enchanted! Stayed in the main building, the only let-down was the onsen -traditional bath was very very modern. You are segregated in the bath although we went as a family. The kaiseki meal is a must.. why
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"if you wish even more luxury and seclusion, take the outhouse bungalow !"
"All the rooms come with beautiful garden view, the garden kept impeccably."
US$397 - US$918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoSakyoCity Centre
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