Overview

Rakucho Ryokan
Top Economy Hotel

67 Higashihangicho, Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0824, Japan
+81 757 212 174

RM 251+

Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
Based on 153 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 9.2
  • 8.1
  • 7.8

Good to know

  • Modern Hotel
  • Great shower
  • Close to public transport
  • New rooms

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    About

    Housed in a historic Japanese building more than 80 years old, Rakucho Ryokan is a 10-minute walk from Kitayama Subway Station, which is a 15-minute subway ride from JR Kyoto Station. Featuring a Japanese garden and antique furniture, it offers traditional Japanese lodging with free Wi-Fi in public areas. Guest rooms feature a tatami (woven-straw) floor and traditional futon bedding. Air conditioning and heating facilities are fitted in all rooms, while an electric kettle and green tea bags are provided. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. The Ryokan has a shared kitchen with a fridge and a microwave. Coin-operated laundry machines are available as well. Guests can use the internet terminal in the common area for free. Ryokan Rakucho is a 20-minute bus ride from the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Shimogamo Shrine is located 1.2 miles away. Kamogawa River can be reached within a 7-minute walk, and Kyoto Botanical Garden is a 15-minute walk from the property.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Air-conditioned
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 153 reviews
    • 9.2 "Very comfortable."
      9.3 "93% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.1 "91% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      8.0 "80% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "Management was excellent, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% said the reception staff was great."
      7.0 "Housekeeping was great, according to 70%."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      7.3 "73% thought the building was wonderful."
      10.0 "100% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 7.8 "Good location."
      8.0 "Near to public transport, according to 80%."
      8.3 "83% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the bathroom."
      9.3 "93% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.5 "75% enjoyed the shower."
      8.0 "80% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.0 "90% said rooms were clean."
      8.8 "88% appreciated the modern rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 117 reviews
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.7 "Management was excellent, said 97%."
    • 9.1 "Very comfortable."
      9.4 "94% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      9.2 "92% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.6 "76% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      8.3 "Near to public transport, according to 83%."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the bathroom."
      9.2 "92% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.0 "70% enjoyed the shower."
      7.6 "76% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.5 "85% appreciated the modern rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 13 reviews
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 21 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Nice rooms."
    • 7.6 "Good location."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Modern Hotel"
    "Great shower"
    "Close to public transport"
    "New rooms"
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