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Overview of Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE

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4.5/5 Wonderful
159 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

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What's nearby

Popular LocationYasaka Shrine3 min walk
Popular LocationGion Corner7 min walk
RestaurantCafe Kawataro1 min walk
RestaurantMinoko1 min walk
AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)55 min drive

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  • Japanese Style Room (12+6 mats)

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About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Gion neighbourhood, Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE is in the historical district and near a metro station. Notable landmarks in the area include Yasaka Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Gion Corner. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Kyoto Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Yasaka Shrine - 3 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 7 min walk
  • Pontocho - 10 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 14 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Gion-shijo Station - 10 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 14 min walk
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 80 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cafe Kawataro - 1 min walk
  • Minoko - 1 min walk
  • 洛匠 - 1 min walk
  • 高台寺茶寮 Kodaiji Saryo - 1 min walk
  • Page One - 2 min walk

About this property

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE

4-star Kyoto ryokan in Gion, walk to Yasaka Shrine
Along with free newspapers, this smoke-free ryokan has multilingual staff and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a front desk safe and a ballroom. All 12 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find fridges, separate bathtubs and showers and electric kettles.
Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE offers 12 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.
Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries. This Kyoto ryokan provides complimentary wireless Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.
Public bath/onsen services include an indoor public bath and yukata (Japanese robe).

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Limited parking spaces
Parking height restrictions apply

Family friendly

Fridge

Conveniences

Ballroom
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Turndown service

Languages spoken

English
Japanese

Outdoors

Garden

Spa

Indoor public bath (no mineral springs)
Yukata (Japanese robe)

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Handrails in stairwells
Well-lit path to entrance

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Climate control (heating)
Linens

Bathroom

Bidet
Deep-soaking bathtub
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Separate bathtub and shower
Towels

Entertainment

Digital channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Kaiseki meal
Fridge

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Children's slippers
Fusuma (room partition)
In-room massage
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Tatami (woven mat floors)
Tokonoma (alcove)
Turndown service
Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests booked in Half Board rates must check-in by 7:30 PM to receive dinner. No refunds will be issued for any unused portion of the rate plan.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective from 1 October 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200–1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Children under 3 stay for free, but incur a compulsory fee of 2160 JPY, to be paid at the hotel.
Guests should be aware that the child fees do not include bedding or meals. Please inform the hotel in advance if a meal for your child is required. The hotel will reach out to you directly regarding the extra charge.
Guests with dietary restrictions or food allergies should contact this hotel in advance.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Sakanoue Inn Kyoto
Sakanoue Inn
Sakanoue Kyoto
Sakanoue
Ryokan SAKANOUE
Kyoto SAKANOUE
Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE Kyoto
Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE Ryokan
Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE Ryokan Kyoto

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this ryokan pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this ryokan located?
Located in Gion, this ryokan is within a 10-minute walk of Yasaka Shrine and Gion Corner. Kiyomizu Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Gion-shijo Station is 10 minutes by foot and Higashiyama Station is 14 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
93
4 - Good
52
3 - Okay
10
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
2
4.6
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

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.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very good location, in the heart of gion. Breakfast and dinner is incredible, super nice service

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Like the bathtub in the room, could have included some bath salt to add into the tub. Overall it is a good experience. Great service.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019