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Gion Hatanaka

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Gion Hatanaka is located in the hart of Gion, which is the anchent district of Maiko and Geiko (Geisha) flower town. It is one the the most well known district for its history and culture. 15 mins walking distance from world heratage Kiyomizu Temple and many others in just a brath of walk away.Hotel features traditional Japanese accommodations and a spacious public bath overlooking a zen garden. Free Wi-Fi is available.The spacious rooms at Gion Hatanaka feature large windows and a balcony. Room includes a flat-screen TV, a sitting area and a private bathroom with a wooden bathtub.The hotel has in-room meals (Breakfast/Dinner) with seasonal local dishes. Guests can enjoy spa treatments in their room, and with an advance reservation, the hotel arranges Japanese Geisha dance performances and Kyoto tours.We follow the very traditional methods, ingredients, and philosophy of Kyoto Kaiseki cusine. No compremize can be made with our preparation therefore, special menu with food restrcitions are not accepted. Shabu-Shabu, Sukiyaki, or hotpot dish can be prepared with a prior notice. Kyoto Station is a 15-minute drive away. Kawaramachi Train Station is a 10-minute walk from the property.
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My husband and I stayed here with our 2 month old baby boy and cannot say enough good things about this place! Only downside was that we could only stay one night! The staff were so gracious and doted over our baby the entire time (he got his very own futon laid out right when
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we had a wonderful experience at this ryokan. it was great to slow down and have a very relaxing night here in the midst of a hectic vacation. took advantage to check in, have matcha tea, and just rest before having a bath before dinner. being tended to by the attendant is
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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Hatanaka
Responded 18 Oct 2018
Dear skirtandsupersuit, Firstly, thank you so much for choosing our ryokan for your trip in Kyoto, Japan. We are pleased to receive and seeing your review about our service, food and futon. Your recommendation to the world travelers is our source of being a traditional Japanese inn "ryokan" as standing in the typical Kyoto culture surroundings. We hope to have you back at our ryokan for your next occasion. Best regards, A ryokan in the authentic Kyoto "Gion" -Gion HATANAKA-
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We loved our tatami mat room. Very nice staff. Excellent meals. Wonderful hot baths. Very clean. I would recommend you stay here! Neighborhood was lively. Lots of great restaurants. Walking distance to lots of beautiful temples.
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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Hatanaka
Responded yesterday
Dear kalolam, Thank you so much for your recent stay at our ryokan. We are truly pleased to receive your review with high rate, and also truly great to know that our facility, hospitality and bath were reached to your satisfaction. Guest's review are truly valuable for us and world travelers to know about a traditional Japanese inn "ryokan". Thank you again, and we hope to seeing you again in your next trip of Kyoto. Best regards, A ryokan in the authentic Kyoto "Gion" -Gion HATANAKA-
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Much like the rest of the touristy part of Kyoto, I had a little trouble feeling like I was getting anything authentic. But with that caveat—Gion Hatanaka was wonderful. I loved the daily trip to the onsen, the elaborate and beautifully presented breakfast, and the wonderful
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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Hatanaka
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Escape04631164395, Firstly, thank you so much for choosing our ryokan for your trip in Kyoto, Japan. We are pleased to receive and seeing your review about our hospitality and service. Your recommendation to the world travelers is our source of being a traditional Japanese inn "ryokan" as standing in the typical Kyoto culture surroundings. We hope to have you back at our ryokan for your next occasion. Best regards, A ryokan in the authentic Kyoto "Gion" -Gion HATANAKA-
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An amazing experience. The ryokan is ideally situated near the main temple area and park, and the restaurant and bar area. Superb room with comfy traditional beds. Amazing dinner and breakfast! The squid at breakfast was a challenge. Hot bath very relaxing
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Response from gion_hatanaka, 広報担当マネージャー at Gion Hatanaka
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Roam06446432181, First of all, thank you for your recent stay at our ryokan Gion Hatanaka. It is our pleasure and honor to receive a review. We are also pleased to know that our facilities and food were satisfied. Again, thank you very much for your kindness and your review will certainly become our source of maintaining a tradition of ryokan and its service and hospitality. Wishing you to select our ryokan again for your another trip in Kyoto. Best regards, A ryokan in the authentic Kyoto "Gion" -Gion HATANAKA-
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I think so. I think the room I stayed in could easily accomodate two adults n two children.(you have to make aure with the Ryokan though) This is a traditional ryokan with tatami and futons. They do have traditonal pubulic bath but it's not onsen water. You would have to go further away from the center of the town if you want Onsen. They serve excellent japanese breakfast and they even have traditional Japanese show 3 or 4 times a week, of course you would have to make reservations before you go. the best thing about this ryokan is a location. It's near all the sites and right in the middle of Gion, yet very quiet and we even ran into real Gheisha and Maiko in the street at night. I recommend it highly.
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Yes. You should not have an issue. Just make sure you bring the appropriate converter.
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No it is not close to the subway but there is a bus stop nearby. Recall that taxis in Japan are rather expensive; it costs about US$15 from the train station.
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Hi Leah. Apologies for the late reply. 1. Meals are served in the guest room (way over-priced and not worth it). The buffet breakfast offered Sunrise Hotel 2 blocks away is fine and I would do it for convenience sake. 2. Drinks are not included. 3. Onsen are free for guests (and quite nice). This ryokan has an incredible location but it's overpriced and there are several lower priced smaller ones within a few blocks that I'm sure are better (same amazing location). I definitely wouldn't stay here again (rooms/bathrooms are large and that along with the hotel-like concierge service is what you're paying for -- stay at a smaller place for a far more personal, more traditional experience). Enjoy Kyoto.
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Does the price quoted include breakfast and dinner, or are there additional charges?
when we were booking, the website we used gave us room options that includes breakfast and that does NOT include. Also similar for dinner. we chose the one that includes both the breakfast and dinner even though that was higher price than without. But if you see the one with breakfast and dinner, get it. it is worth it.
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"By the garden"
"They provide lovely coloured fabric bags with onsen towels/socks etc. you are allowed to keep."
"Definitely book the traditional Japanese room with dinner"
"think twice before booking"
"We didn't see other rooms but think they are all fairly similar"
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PRICE RANGE
US$373 - US$961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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gion hatanaka hotel kyoto
LOCATION
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyoto
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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