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Arashiyama Benkei

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“private onsen”(39 reviews)
“bamboo forest”(36 reviews)
“kaiseki dinner”(32 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great traditional ryokan experience and perfect service including kaiseki menu served in the room and Japanese breakfast! Very cozy and quite place with a nice river and mountain view. They have onsen including private that was awesome!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a ryokan experience with our own private onsen and this was beyond our wildest dreams. The room, food, and service was all amazing! We loved the location and even took an early morning run through the bamboo grove before the fabulous breakfast! My...More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 6 days ago

Dear travelingmums6, Thank you very much for your recent stay at Arashiyama Benkei. We are truly grateful to receive your review which have described your stay with us as wonderful experience. As we are the traditional Japanese inn "Ryokan", and only have 10 rooms in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Extraordinary onsen hotel, very big and comfortable. Onsen is nice and large. The services is good. Those clothes are beautiful and warm materials that keep people very warm, everythings good, one of the best in Kyoto.More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 6 days ago

Dear our valued guest, melodyjanice515. Thank you for your recent visit to Arashiyama Benkei. We are delighted with your review and we'd very much like to appreciate that you have chosen our ryokan for your wonderful Japanese living experiences. We are truly pleased to know...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i think that is is a nice hotel with excellent staff , location, food and environment. they are professional. moreover they are so sweet that gave me a birthday gift even through i didn't inform them.More

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Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear our valued guest, claudiahA6735OP Thank you very much for your recent stay at Arashiyama Benkei and we are truly pleased to receive your wonderful review. We are honor to know that your have fully enjoyed a traditional Japanese accommodation "ryokan" for the experience of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our trip to Kyoto, my husband and I were torn between staying at Benkei or Hiiragaya and ultimately decided on Benkei because our friends, who had stayed the previous year, highly recommended it. First, the positives: great location with an incredible view of the...More

1  Thank Jenn R
Response from benkei-staff, 広報担当マネージャー at Arashiyama BenkeiResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jenn R, First of all, Thank you very much for choosing our ryokan for your stay in Kyoto, Japan. And we are truly grateful with your detailed review comments. We sincerely respect your point of views and consider your impressions for our improvements. You...More

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US$477 - US$1 006 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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US$477 - US$1 006 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Kyoto
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Nearby
Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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kervone n
7 December 2017|
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Response from Judit P | Reviewed this property |
Hi! They have a lot of tours and activities to do you can check with them if you have any specific idea because I cannot give you much more information about that as we did not use that service. Regarding the private onsen... More
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prettyintokyo
27 November 2017|
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Response from joseldeguzman | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I had coffee there for breakfast and they can even bring it to your room. There is “%“ coffee a few meters away, which is open after most shops are closed, and there are UCC type cafes a little further near the main... More
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prettyintokyo
27 November 2017|
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Response from Chi L | Reviewed this property |
There is a very small coffee shop just down the street, but they don't open until about 8am...and it gets very crowded. the hotel provides bottle water in the room. You can request coffee also. They usually serve coffee... More
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"if room matsu is available it is definitely worth the extra money, beautiful and big room, with little indoor..."
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"We had the 7.5 tatami room. While it is smaller, it was perfectly comfortable for two people and we loved the..."
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"The rooms are clean and comfortable. Comfortable bed and apparels. For fun, I dressed up in the Yukata, full..."
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"Love the room and the yukata prepared."
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