Nissho Besso
Nissho Besso
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4.5

Exceptional

68 reviews

68 reviews

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4

Excellent

Location rating score

Popular neighborhood
Popular landmarks
Nishiki Market Shopping District 440 m
Nijō Castle 1.4 km
Sanjusangendo Temple 2.4 km
Kiyomizu-dera Temple 2.4 km
Ginkakuji Temple 3.7 km
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine 4.7 km
Kinkakuji Temple 4.7 km
Arashiyama Monkey Park 8.3 km
Nearby landmarks
Sacra - Former Fudo Chokin Bank Kyoto Branch 30 m
Avril Sanjo 30 m
Nippon Life Insurance Company Kyoto Sanjo Building 60 m
Old Yabetoku Clock Shop 60 m
1928 Bldg. 180 m
GEAR Theatre - Art Complex 1928 180 m
Honke Katsura 180 m
Nishiharu Shop 210 m
Rakushi-kan Shop 220 m
Bento&co 230 m

Nissho Besso

13 Nakano-cho, Sanjo Tominokoji Nishi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kawaramachi, Kyoto, Japan, 604-8083 - View map
  • Located in heart of Kyoto

  • Vending machine

  • Massage

Facilities

Bicycle rental

Free internet access

Vending machine

Shared acccessible toilet

Braille support in rooms and public spaces

Handrails in stairs and hallways

Wheelchair

Internet access – wireless

Service4.8
Check-in from16:00
Check-out until10:00
Location rating4.0
Closest airportOsaka International Airport (ITM)
Distance from airport38.7 km

Rooms available at Nissho Besso

Japanese-style Room (Tachibanakan Wing)
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  • Room size: 19 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 5 futons
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Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 6 futons
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Japanese Style Room
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  • Room size: 31 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 6 futons
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Japanese Style Room Main Building
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
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Japanese Style Room Main Building
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Non-smoking
Please provide dates to see prices.
Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 8 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room (Tachibanakan Wing)
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  • Room size: 15 m²
  • Non-smoking
  • 4 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Room
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  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • 4 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese Style Room Main Building
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  • Room size: 19 m²
  • Non-smoking
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese Style Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²
  • Non-smoking
Please provide dates to see prices.
Overall rating:

4.5

Exceptional
68 reviews
Location
4.0
Room comfort and quality
4.5
Service
4.8
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More about Nissho Besso

More about Nissho Besso

In the center of Kyoto, located close to Shijo, Kawaramachi, and Shinkyogoku. You can take it easy and relax in a ryokan (Japanese-style hotel) that fits with Kyoto.

*Notice of Smoking Ban in All Guestrooms
Effective 2019/4/1, all guestrooms will be non-smoking. Please ask lodging staff about smoking spaces.

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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

Swimming & soaking

  • Large indoor bath

Sports equipment rental

  • Bicycle rental

Getting around

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

Available in all rooms

  • Bath towel
  • Body soap
  • Hair dryer
  • Non-smoking
  • Razor
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Toilet
  • Toilet with bidet
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • Western-style toilet
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)
Hot spring Information

Hot water type

  • Hot tap water bath
Hot spring on site

Indoor public bath (Female only)

  • Capacity
    13 persons
  • Opening hours
    16:00~01:30 and 06:30~09:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Tile

Indoor public bath (Female only)

  • Capacity
    17 persons
  • Opening hours
    16:00~00:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Tile

Indoor public bath (Male only)

  • Capacity
    18 persons
  • Opening hours
    16:00~01:30 and 06:30~09:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Tile

Indoor public bath (Male only)

  • Capacity
    15 persons
  • Opening hours
    16:00~00:00
  • Number of bathtubs
    1
  • Bath style
    Marble
Location
13 Nakano-cho, Sanjo Tominokoji Nishi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kawaramachi, Kyoto, Japan, 604-8083
Excellent
Location

4

Airports

  • Osaka International Airport (ITM)
    38.7 km
  • Kobe Airport (UKB)
    64.1 km

Public transportation

  • Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station
    420 m

Hospital or clinic

  • Ogasawara clinic
    410 m

Shopping

  • Kyoto Station Building
    2.6 km

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    290 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    120 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Nishiki Market Shopping District
    440 m
  • Nijō Castle
    1.4 km
  • Sanjusangendo Temple
    2.4 km
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    2.4 km
  • Ginkakuji Temple
    3.7 km
  • Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
    4.7 km
  • Kinkakuji Temple
    4.7 km
  • Arashiyama Monkey Park
    8.3 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Sacra - Former Fudo Chokin Bank Kyoto Branch
    30 m
  • Avril Sanjo
    30 m
  • Nippon Life Insurance Company Kyoto Sanjo Building
    60 m
  • Old Yabetoku Clock Shop
    60 m
  • 1928 Bldg.
    180 m
  • GEAR Theatre - Art Complex 1928
    180 m
  • Honke Katsura
    180 m
  • Nishiharu Shop
    210 m
  • Rakushi-kan Shop
    220 m
  • Bento&co
    230 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 1788
    • Most recent renovation1993
    Property announcements

    Regarding parent-child bed sharing:
    Parents and their children may share a bed only if the child or children are 5 years of age or under. Children's age will be verified by checking their passports at check-in.
    Guestrooms have a maximum allowed capacity, so be sure to enter the number of children when booking.

    Regarding Meal-included Plans:
    Guests who make bookings for plans with dinner and/or breakfast included should note that refunds will not be issued even if the meal plan is cancelled upon arrival to the hotel.
    - Guests with reservations that include dinner: After 20:30, guests will be counted as no-show, and dinner will not be provided. In that event, refunds cannot be issued.

    Regarding Check-in Time:
    Customers who have made dinner reservations at the hotel should check-in by 19:00.
    The hotel may be unable to serve dinner to customers arriving any later. Note that no refunds will be issued even in this case.

    If guests do not contact the ryokan and fail to arrive, even in the event of a natural disaster, their reservation will be cancelled. In the event that guests cannot arrive at the designated time due to a delay or cancellation of their flight, a delay in other transportation, or an emergency situation has occurred, please make sure to contact the ryokan via email or phone.

    Reviews of Nissho Besso from verified guests

    4.5
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    5
    Exceptional
    Location4.0
    Room comfort and quality4.5
    Service4.8
    Access4.6
    High score for Kyoto
    All guests (68)
    Available languages
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    5.0
    Gabby from United States
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    I can't say enough positive things about this lovely ryokan. The service is absolutely outstanding: the staff are always on hand to greet you, take your shoes, and help with whatever you need. The room was the largest we had during our two-week trip to Jap

    Reviewed October 15, 2019

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    4.7
    Marlau from Switzerland
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Staying at the Nissho Besso was a delightful experience. The Ryokan is perfectly situated, the personel is very considerate and welcoming. The Japonese breakfast is a completely new experience.

    Reviewed April 18, 2017

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    1.8
    Dan from Germany
    Group

    Acceptable”

    The location is good, but that's all positive I can say about this place. The hotel is in a run-down house from the 70s and there is nothing charming about it. It urgently needs to be refurbished (or better torn down). We had a 'traditional' Japanese room,

    Reviewed April 15, 2017

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    5.0
    Lizzy from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Luxurious ryokan - more space than we needed for 2 adults and 3 teenage boys. Fresh flowers in room. Full selection of amenities. 5 star ervice" Kimonoed server brought us tea & served it in our room upon arrival. Everytime we came in or out 2 desk staff l

    Reviewed April 03, 2017

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    4.4
    gina from Singapore
    Group

    Excellent”

    A great place to experience Japan culture!

    Reviewed February 24, 2017

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    4.2
    Brooksie from United States
    Couple

    Excellent”

    First time at a Ryokan, but really loved it and in a great central location. Breakfast was interesting, and everyone attends in their pajama's or Yukata's in a dining hall. We were there in January which limited Kaseiki to more pickled items then fresh bec

    Reviewed January 17, 2017

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    4.7
    Oriol from Spain
    Group

    Exceptional”

    We had a wonderful time. The staff was always very kind and helpful to our requests. The breakfast was simply splendid. The only thumb down was the works on the ryokan façade, but we highly recommend it.

    Reviewed April 18, 2016

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    4.6
    Bob from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Great location on Sanjo Street, just 5min walk from main shopping area and/or the local subway. Japan tradition is alive here, and people were elegant and sweet and sincere. Sleeping on tatami was great, along with "rice" pillows. Traditional Japanese brea

    Reviewed March 07, 2016

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    4.0
    piano0o from Singapore
    Group

    Very good”

    Very comfortable stay. One of the best stay in my Japan trip.

    Reviewed November 07, 2015

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    4.2
    First from Canada
    Group

    Excellent”

    Had a great 2 night experience at Nissho Besso. The service was excellent and both the rooms and hotel were extremely clean, which is to be expected because shoes aren't allowed inside. It was a bit of a walk to and from the subway station, 5 to 10 mins, b

    Reviewed January 06, 2015

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    5.0
    Jon from Canada
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    It was a great stay, would highly recommend! Greeted at the door, no matter what time you enter with everyone being extremely polite. Food was very authentic (we only had the breakfast). I was nervous about our room, since we had booked a smoking room a

    Reviewed January 05, 2015

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    4.8
    Da4Kin from Venezuela
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    Great Japanese style Inn (ryokan) with tatami rooms. A truly Kyoto style experience. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed January 17, 2014

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    3.5
    manira from Sweden
    Group

    Good”

    We get the room with private bath but they forgett to put the bathtowels and it was not warm water in the shower, so I went to reception at 11pm during my daughter was waiting in the shower....

    Reviewed July 18, 2013

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    4.5
    Parawee from Thailand
    Group

    Excellent”

    โรงแรมน่ารักมาก พนักงานเอาใจใส่ดีมาก ห้องกว้างมากๆ ประทับใจสุดๆแนะนำเลยค่ะ

    Reviewed April 04, 2017

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    4.9
    eagle from Taiwan
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    真的很棒的一間日式旅館 有機會一定會再回來入住

    Reviewed April 12, 2018

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    4.4
    CH.Ho from Taiwan
    Group

    Excellent”

    地點不錯,房間古色古香的,服務品質很好,因為下雨天每天晚上回飯店皮鞋都是泥巴獅濘濘的,櫃台大哥都會幫我們處理到好

    Reviewed April 12, 2017

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    4.0
    Rabbit from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Couple

    Very good”

    The room rate included breakfast and dinner. However, there was no breakfast offered on the last day as we needed to depart early at 7am. We feel the hotel is less accomodative as during our last visit to Kyoto, other similiar type of hotel offered packe

    Reviewed April 14, 2016

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    3.9
    tzekit from Australia
    Group

    Very good”

    早晚膳食非常好...... 值得推介 , 但温泉就麻麻 ... 似在大浴缸浸 毫無特色

    Reviewed February 27, 2015

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    4.8
    Anonymous from Taiwan
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Very sweet service.

    Reviewed October 15, 2013

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    4.7
    KAN from Hong Kong SAR, China
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    整体感覺良好,就近有幾棟值得參觀的歷史建築物;購物又方便,下年春天櫻花開時一定再往京都訂住日昇別莊.

    Reviewed October 09, 2012

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