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Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE
4 out of 5
502 Washio-cho, Shimogawara, Gion, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.5/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)
Great choice to stay here without regrets!

"Overall, I was assured that I made a great choice to stay here. Their service was superb, and the facilities were nice and cozy."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2020

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE
EQC Hotel 619
3 out of 5
1244 Test Street, Kyoto, WA
The price is £56 per night
EQC Hotel 619
3 out of 5
391 Motomachi, Furumonzen-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.9/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Amazing hotel

"This is the best hotel that we have stayed at in Japan. The room was incredible and the staff were fantastic. The location was great. We would highly recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a large luxurious room"…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Shikinean Gion Shirakawa
The price is £313 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
a beutiful 3 rooms/3 stories hotel

"super location, sit right by the magical Shirakawa river. There is no services/reception counter at Shikinean hotel, everything is automatic, you receive the main door pass code before check in, also entry code for 3 different bedrooms. all went neat and easy. 3 rooms on each floor are of different ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Shikinean Gion Shirakawa
Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijyo
4.3/5Excellent! (364 reviews)

"Great location, clean and spacious and nice staff. A little dated but good value and I’d stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2018

Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijyo
Kyoto Gion U-BELL Hotel
The price is £115 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)

"The hotel is compact but clean, efficient and has good amenities. It’s in great location, although it was a little difficult to find at first because the signage is small and Google Maps sends me to the wrong location. Important to pay attention to the photo; otherwise, you may walk by a couple of ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec 2019

Kyoto Gion U-BELL Hotel
RESI STAY Koan Bettei
The price is £114 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)

"Centrally located in town made much of our site seeing walkable. Not really any complaints."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

RESI STAY Koan Bettei
Gion Hatanaka
4 out of 5
The price is £334 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (228 reviews)

"if you want to try living like the japanese this is the hotel"…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2020

Gion Hatanaka
Kyoto Ryokan "The KINOE"
4 out of 5
44-8 Bishamon-cho, Higashioji-dori, Matsubara-agaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is £153 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (99 reviews)
Helpful staff and very clean

"Staff was amazingly helpful and it was fun to stay in a traditional Japanese accommodation. Of course, these are not beds, so comfort level isn't quite the same as regular lodging, but it was a unique experience! The room was also spotless and spacious."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Kyoto Ryokan "The KINOE"
Kyoto Granbell Hotel
3 out of 5
27 Yamatocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is £118 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (523 reviews)

"Fantastic location. Friendly, helpful staff. Only downside is size of room - ok for me on my own but lack of wardrobe and/or size of room would have been an issue if I'd stayed longer/been travelling with my partner. Would however, stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

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Visiting Gion

Travellers love the Gion neighbourhood for its array of dining options, sightseeing and temples. You might plan a visit to Gion Corner while you're in town. Gion is a great base for exploring the greater Kyoto area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.

Staying in Gion

You’ll discover an array of places to stay in Gion, and you may want to consider one of these top choices:

  • Hotel Ethnography Gion Shinmonzen: 3-star hotel with free WiFi and concierge services, 8-minute walk from Gion Corner. Our guests enjoy the hotel's comfortable rooms and helpful staff.
  • Hotel Ethnography Gion Furumonzen: 3-star hotel with free WiFi and concierge services, 8-minute walk from Gion Corner. Expedia travellers like this hotel's spacious rooms and helpful staff.
  • Kyoto INN Gion the Second: 3-star hotel with free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, steps from Gion Corner. Our guests rate this hotel highly for its spacious rooms and walkable location.

Exploring Kyoto

Hanamikoji Dori, Gion Tatsumi Bridge and Yasaka Shrine are some of the notable landmarks to see while you're in Gion. You could also plan a visit to Gion Corner or Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art when you're visiting the neighbourhood.

Sanjo is a nearby neighbourhood, and you might want to check out some attractions like Pontocho's Kaburenjo Theater, Kiyamachi Street and Danno Horinji Temple while you're here. Pontocho, Samurai Kembu Theater and Honnoji Temple are a few other places worth a visit while you're in Kyoto.

Getting Around Gion and the Greater Kyoto Area

To venture out of town, take a train from Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Gion?
Gion is an historic neighbourhood known for its temples. Experience the best of Gion with a visit to Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, Yasaka Shrine and Pontocho. If you’re searching for places to stay in Kyoto, you will definitely find something to meet your needs with 270 Gion hotels and other types of accommodation to choose from.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Gion?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel ALZA KYOTO is the highest ranked property in Gion. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and concierge services. It’s located steps from Pontocho. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Kyoto INN Gion the Second and Hotel Ethnography Gion Furumonzen.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gion, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Gion.
What can I see and do in this Kyoto neighbourhood?
Sights like Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, Gion Corner and Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art can be part of your cultural tour of Gion. As you’re discovering the neighbourhood, Yasaka Shrine and Pontocho are some other places worth a visit. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market and Kiyomizu Temple. While you’re out sightseeing in Kyoto, make sure that you visit other sights such as Kyoto Tower or Kyoto Imperial Palace.
How can I get around Gion and the greater Kyoto area?
If you want to venture out of town, Gion-shijo Station is the closest train station. You can also catch a ride at Kiyomizu-gojo Station.

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