• Came back 10 years later.

    I left a review 10 years ago, and on a whim picked the same hotel for my return.Soemoncho feels like it has barely changed, and likewise for Kaneyoshi. It really is a charming and convenient hotel, wi... Read more...
  • Trying ryokan in the middle of Kyoto.

    This Ryokan very strategic, they had friendly staff, clean, , breakfast was so great , many varieties of dish, they also gave us uniform so we can experience being a japanese, and of course they have ... Read more...
  • Nice Ryokan, affordable price, great hospitality.

    This was a really nice experience, our first one in a Ryokan. The place is easy to reach and in a nice area of Kyoto. Rooms are traditional Japanese ones, and quite large. The staff is amazing, and be... Read more...
  • Assimilate into Japanese style life.

    Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Osaka. You can consider back hotel have a shower after shopping at Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street and or Shinsaibashi ^^ and also near Glico running man&... Read more...
  • Clean & comfortable.

    This was my first time staying in a Ryokan. We had a great experience here. The ryokan is clean and comfortable with friendly staff. The onsen is good, has a nice view of the city and is open early an... Read more...
  • Lovely stay in a quiet neighborhood.

    This is a lovely ryokan, a bit removed from the center of the city in a quiet neighborhood. Rooms are large and bright, and the public baths are wonderful. We stayed here four nights and had dinner on... Read more...
  • Peaceful Winter Wonderland.

    Shirakabaso is a lovely little stay at Shigakogen and its two physical advantages were proximity to transport and slopes as well as its basement full of ski gear for rental. The bus station is literal... Read more...
  • Guests from Australia.

    From Australia June ’18 Stayed at Ryokufuso, a traditional Japanese hotel near the World Heritage temple Nishi-honganji in Kyoto city. Read more...
  • Awesome!

    Beautiful place. As close as an original Japanese culture living you can get. Very well managed. Great working staff. One of my best stay overnight in japan. Awsome. 大変清潔で、スタッフの方々ももう前から知ってるような感じで居心地が良... Read more...
  • Wonderful experience.

    My husband and I stayed here for four nights in a traditional Japanese room. The room was very large and was very clean. The bathroom was very small and somewhat dated. What made this hotel special wa... Read more...
  • Welcoming.

    Booked on the advice of the guidebook. This was indeed a very friendly place and staff couldn’t have been more helpful. Found our room a little bit different from standard hotels (this was why we book... Read more...
  • Can´t wait to be back!

    海外在住、日本式旅館には初めての宿泊でした。値段は米国相場と比較し、そう高いとは感じませんでした。 玄関時点でスタッフの方にお出迎え頂き、その後お茶と菓子が出るなど、非常に丁重なサービスと感じました。お部屋までご案内頂き、館内案内や浴衣の着付けなどご丁寧に説明頂く等、日本の一般的なホテルと比較しても、良いサービスであったと感じます。 This was the first time for us t... Read more...
  • Terrific stay.

    We wanted to experience a stay at a traditional Japanese inn and we got it. The staff were gracious, the place was charming and quiet. The delicious breakfast was a wonderful surprise of good food bea... Read more...
  • A lovely down to earth experience.

    Staying in beautiful rural Miyama in November was a relaxing and down to earth experience. “Mitoya” was lovely inside and out. A charcoal fire was burning in the hearth when we arrived, supplemented b... Read more...