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Hanayashiki Ukifune-en
Hanayashiki Ukifune-en
Uji, Uji
A quiet hotel which stands at the beautiful sight of the Uji River. They will offer you a scenery that will make you forget about time, and traditional full-scale Kyoto dining succeeded as a culinary ryokan (traditional Japanese-style inn).

Hanayashiki Ukifune-en is a lovely flower located in the village of Uji.
All guestrooms at Hanayashiki Ukifune-en look out over Uji River, so guests can see the To-no-Shima Island located on the beautiful Uji River.
Guests can enjoy the charming change of the seasons with cherry blossoms in full bloom at Byodo-in Temple during the spring, the clear waters of Uji River during the summer, the beautiful fall leaves of the mountains during the autumn, and snowy landscapes during the winter.
And all guestrooms are decorated with tea flowers. Enjoy a quiet stay while gazing out at Uji River.

Enjoy the scenery of Kyoto and Uji throughout the seasons.
The Sawarabi no Yu and Hoo no Yu baths - which feature a theme of comfortable relaxation - use black silica.
Both the Sawarabi no Yu and Hoo no Yu baths have been renovated.
The Sawarabi no Yu Bath has a new open-air bath, and the Hoo no Yu Bath also has a new sauna. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the waters and steam while gazing out at Uji River.

- The Tale of Genji Museum, Uji City (15 minutes on foot)
- 13-tiered Stone Pagoda (5 minutes on foot)
- Uji Shrine (5 minutes by car)
- Ujigami Shrine (5 minutes by car)
In the Uji River Nakanoshima vicinity, there are cafes, Japanese-sweets cafes, and more where guests can savor green tea soba noodles and green tea dango dumplings, two specialties of the area.
Enjoy Hanayashiki Ukifune-en located along the picturesque riverbank of Uji River!
How to get there?
From Kyoto Station to Uji: About 17 min (via rapid-service train).
From Osaka Station to Uji: About 60 min.
From Nara Station to Uji: About 42 min.

By Private Railway
[Keihan Railway]
From Yodoyabashi Station (Osaka) to Uji: About 60 min.
From Sanjo Station to Uji: About 35 min.
From Gion-shijo Station to Uji: About 25 min.
[Kintetsu Railway]
From Okubo Station: About 15 min by car.

By Car
[From Osaka/Chugoku Areas]
From Meishin Expressway Oyamazaki Junction take the Keiji Bypass. Then exit from Uji-nishi IC and head towards the Byodo-in Temple/Amagase Dam area for about 15 min to the lodging.
[From Kanto/Hokuriku Areas]
From Meishin Expressway Seta-higashi IC take the Keiji Bypass, exit from the Uji-higashi IC, and it is about 5 min to the lodging.
From the Kinki Expressway, it is convenient to travel via Kadoma Junction Daini Keihan Road. When traveling from the Osaka area on the Meishin Expressway, please travel along the Left Route. Please note that when traveling from the Oyamazaki area along the Keiji Bypass you cannot get off at the Uji-higashi IC.
Uji, Uji
The hotel is located just a 3-minute walk from Byodoin on the Uji River. Visitors in the summer can witness the famous art of fishing with cormorants. Guest meals include steamed rice with eel and soba noodles made with Uji tea. The hotel also prepares delicious grilled sweetfish dishes.

From July 1, 2017 to the end of September 2017, guests of this hotel will be able to view cormorant fishing on the Uji River, located directly in front of the hotel (separate charge).

Vegetarians or others with special dietary restrictions are requested to let the hotel know in advance so that they may make apropriate preparations.
How to get there?
From Uji Station (JR Nara Line): 15 min on foot.
From Byodoin: 3 min on foot.