Motonago
Motonago
Motonago
Motonago
Motonago
Motonago
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4.7

Exceptional

53 reviews

53 reviews

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4.7

Exceptional

Location rating score

Popular landmarks
Kiyomizu-dera Temple 870 m
Nishiki Market Shopping District 1.6 km
Sanjusangendo Temple 1.6 km
Nijō Castle 3.0 km
Ginkakuji Temple 3.3 km
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine 3.9 km
Kinkakuji Temple 6.2 km
Arashiyama Monkey Park 9.7 km
Nearby landmarks
Furukawamachi Bridge
Tessai-do Shop 10 m
Sammen Daikokuten 20 m
Nene-no-michi 80 m
Entokuin Temple 90 m
Kodaiji Sho Museum 100 m
Nenenokomichi 120 m
Gesshinin 130 m
Ishibe Alley 130 m
Jouvencelle 140 m

Motonago

511 Washio-cho, Kodaiji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Gion, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0072 - View map
  • Vending machine

  • Massage

Facilities

Free internet access

Vending machine

Wheelchair

Internet access – wireless

Fax

Massage

English

Japanese

Service4.8
Check-in from16:00
Check-out until10:00
Location rating4.7
Closest airportOsaka International Airport (ITM)
Distance from airport39.3 km

Rooms available at Motonago

Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
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Japanese Style Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
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Japanese Style Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²
  • Non-smoking
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Japanese Style Room
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  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
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Japanese Style Room
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  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese Style Room
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  • Non-smoking
Please provide dates to see prices.
Overall rating:

4.7

Exceptional
53 reviews
Location
4.7
Room comfort and quality
4.7
Service
4.8
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More about Motonago

More about Motonago

This small hotel has a total of 11 rooms. It is located along Nene-no-michi, a street in the Important Traditional Building Preservation District in the Higashiyama/Gion area in Kyoto. Inside, guests will feel a calm, warm atmosphere from the wooden architecture and tatami flooring.
Look forward to feeling the traditional ambience, being treated with an at-home hospitality and enjoying some Kyoto-style cuisine.
Nearby are many historic spots and sightseeing areas. Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the way to Kodai-ji Temple.
The hotel only has staircases.

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Amenities and facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • Braille support in rooms and public spaces
  • Elevator for wheelchair
  • Gravel path at entrance
  • Handrails in stairs and hallways
  • In-room emergency alarm
  • In-room emergency alarm for hearing impaired
  • In-room toilet and bathtub with handrails
  • Shared acccessible toilet
  • Sign-language support at reception
  • Slope at entrance
  • Wheelchair
  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free internet access
  • Internet access – wireless

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Massage

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Fax

Getting around

  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]

Available in all rooms

  • Bath towel
  • Body soap
  • Hair dryer
  • Non-smoking
  • Razor
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)
Hot spring Information

Hot water type

  • Hot tap water bath
Location
511 Washio-cho, Kodaiji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Gion, Kyoto, Japan, 605-0072
Exceptional
Location

4.7

Airports

  • Osaka International Airport (ITM)
    39.3 km
  • Kobe Airport (UKB)
    64.6 km

Public transportation

  • Higashiyama Subway Station
    880 m

Hospital or clinic

  • TSURUHA DRUG
    340 m

Shopping

  • Kyoto Station Building
    2.6 km

Convenience store

  • Lawson
    240 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    210 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    870 m
  • Nishiki Market Shopping District
    1.6 km
  • Sanjusangendo Temple
    1.6 km
  • Nijō Castle
    3.0 km
  • Ginkakuji Temple
    3.3 km
  • Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
    3.9 km
  • Kinkakuji Temple
    6.2 km
  • Arashiyama Monkey Park
    9.7 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Furukawamachi Bridge
  • Tessai-do Shop
    10 m
  • Sammen Daikokuten
    20 m
  • Nene-no-michi
    80 m
  • Entokuin Temple
    90 m
  • Kodaiji Sho Museum
    100 m
  • Nenenokomichi
    120 m
  • Gesshinin
    130 m
  • Ishibe Alley
    130 m
  • Jouvencelle
    140 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies

Others

    Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.

    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out

    • Check-in from16:00
    • Check-out until10:00

    The property

    • Number of restaurants0
    • Opened in 1905
    • Most recent renovation1972
    Property announcements

    If there are more guests in your party when you arrive than were included in your booking, you will not be able to stay. This includes children.

    Reviews of Motonago from verified guests

    4.7
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    5
    Exceptional
    Location4.7
    Room comfort and quality4.7
    Service4.8
    Access4.7
    High score for Kyoto
    All guests (53)
    Available languages
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    5.0
    Jill from Australia
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Everything is good here. Food, service and location.

    Reviewed March 29, 2019

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    5.0
    EA from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    We had a wonderful time for our first-ever stay at a Ryokan. The hospitality was outstanding.

    Reviewed March 22, 2019

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    5.0
    Emanuele from Italy
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We enjoyed a lot our stay in Motonago. Position is very good in the heart of Higashiyama district. It has been a wonderful Ryokan experience with Japanese room with garden view, Family bath and Amazing kaiseky dinner and breakfast. Staff and room guide spe

    Reviewed August 26, 2018

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    5.0
    msmt from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    This was our first ryokan experience and it was wonderful. The staff were really warm and welcoming. We appreciated Keiko's explanation of how to wear the yukata & other clothing items. The kaiseki dinner was fantastic, so delicious and beautifully present

    Reviewed February 09, 2018

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    4.0
    Tatska from Finland
    Couple

    Very good”

    The place is excellently located and quite. A bit tricky to be found. Stuff was very kind, food was beautifully offered, and the bath was very pleasant. The room was quite, big, not completely japanese as there was a drawer in the tokonoma space. Otherwise

    Reviewed November 12, 2017

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    5.0
    EDWIGE from Japan
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We stayed one night in Motonago ryokan as a family with our two boys. What a great experience ! From the check-in to check-out, everything is so well organized, prepared with delicate attention and overall a unique experience and souvenir for all of us. Co

    Reviewed October 30, 2017

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    5.0
    JMal073 from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Motonago was by far the best and most magical part of my girlfriend's and my trip to Japan. The staff was very friendly, and had helpful pre-printed directions to get from the ryokan to pretty much anywhere we wanted to go in Kyoto, and the closest bus sto

    Reviewed October 07, 2017

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    5.0
    LinS123 from Canada
    Group

    Exceptional”

    This was the first time my friend and I were staying in a traditional inn and it was an amazing experience. I highly regret missing out on the dinner option, next time for sure I will choose to have dinner at the inn. The baths are extremely comfortabl

    Reviewed September 11, 2017

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    5.0
    Victoria from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Everything was great! The dinner and breakfast was amazing (kaiseki the first night was one of the best meals I've ever had) and the baths were so relaxing. Would definitely go back.

    Reviewed September 09, 2017

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    4.8
    Momdoc from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Absolutely lovely traditional hotel with great customer service. The baths we so relaxing and the person checking us out even volunteered to take our family's picture in front of the hotel. Would definitely go back!

    Reviewed May 14, 2017

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    4.0
    Happy from Australia
    Couple

    Very good”

    Great space, room was a little tight given the cost. But all other factors were great. Vegetarian breakfast was possible, but a weak offering tbh.

    Reviewed April 29, 2017

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    4.9
    JCrew from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Wonderful experience. Staff very friendly and attentive. Only issue was food being served earlier than requested time - got in the way of us having time to prepare for it. Otherwise enjoyed very much.

    Reviewed April 11, 2017

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    5.0
    Rikki from Australia
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    An amazing ryokan. Can not fault a thing. The service was top notch. The room was massive and beautiful. The small gardens were gorgeous. The food was authentic traditional Japanese and delicious. Probably the best experience we have had in Japan so far.

    Reviewed November 26, 2016

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    4.0
    YG-EG from Switzerland
    Couple

    Very good”

    Room a little tiny and without shower, which is problematic as the public bath is mostly on reservation and therefore not available anytime. Exceptional location, very convenient for all east part of Kyoto.

    Reviewed April 03, 2016

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    5.0
    Faburisu from France
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    The location and the room are ideal to feel the traditional atmosphere of Kyoto. The staff was really kind and warmful, paying attention to one's need. For instance, as I twisted my ankle, they brought ice and specific medication to put on the injury. Th

    Reviewed November 13, 2015

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    5.0
    Thomas from United Kingdom
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Great experience, fantastic service and food.

    Reviewed April 06, 2015

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    4.7
    KC from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Amazing atmosphere and service. Japanese style dinner and breakfast worth a try but was a little overwhelming for the uninitiated. Large Japanese style bath a highlight of stay. Extremely satisfied with stay and would give highest recommendation.

    Reviewed March 31, 2015

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    5.0
    dulcecito from Mexico
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We went there for a night only, but it was an amazing experience! All the staff is very commited and they are eager to help you on everything you need. The dinner was awesome and the O furo was very relaxing before sleeping. Thank you so much for an authen

    Reviewed October 16, 2014

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    4.0
    YSYSY from Singapore
    Couple

    Very good”

    A wonderful experience with hospitable and friendly staff. Both the japanese kaiseki dinner and breakfast was great! Must try to book and experience the public bath (for private use). Room was comfortable and large, it came with private toilet, sink and sh

    Reviewed October 15, 2014

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    4.9
    Nick from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    We had a lovely time at Motonago! We spent our last night in Kyoto there, and it was an incredibly comfortable, relaxing experience. The hosts were very welcoming and accommodating, and Junko (probably spelling that wrong) who tended to us the first evenin

    Reviewed October 05, 2014

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