Exterior view, Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto
Japanese-style Room , Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto
Japanese-style Room , Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto
Bathing facilities, Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto
Lobby, Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto
Lobby, Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto
Lobby, Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto

Tawaraya Ryokan

Fuya-cho, Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kawaramachi, Kyoto, Japan, 604-8094 - View map
Highlights

Located in heart of Kyoto

Inside city center

680 meters to Nishiki Market Shopping District

Gift/souvenir shop

Car park

Facilities

Car park

Gift/souvenir shop

English

Japanese

4.8Exceptional

25 reviews

25 reviews

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4.7Exceptional

Location rating score

Popular neighborhood
Parking
Lowest price includes
Popular landmarks
Nishiki Market Shopping District
670 m
Gion
1.3 km
Nijō Castle
1.5 km
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
2.5 km
Sanjusangendo Temple
2.5 km
Closest landmarks
Kyukyodo
120 m
Hakusan Shrine
160 m
Ogasawara clinic
170 m
Fresco Oike
190 m
Zest Underground Shopping Arcade
200 m
Service5.0
Number of restaurants1
Location rating4.7
Closest airportOsaka International Airport (ITM)
Distance from airport39.0 km

Rooms available at Tawaraya Ryokan

Japanese-style Room
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  • Garden
  • Non-smoking
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Japanese-style Room
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  • Garden
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room
...
  • Garden
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room
...
  • Garden
  • Non-smoking
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room
...
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • 2 futons
Please provide dates to see prices.
Japanese-style Room
...
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
Please provide dates to see prices.
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More about Tawaraya Ryokan

With over 300 years in the business, this is one of the oldest ryokan in Kyoto. From the Edo period, through the Meiji period aristocrats and daimyo frequented the inn. Through providing excellent service and cultivating a valued reputation, the inn was able to prosper over its 300-year existence. The inn prides itself most on its famous service, which goes above and beyond that of which is expected. Guests who stay at Tawaraya will experience true hospitality, and will feel more like royalty than customers. Everything is of the highest standard and the inn makes no compromises in terms of providing their guests with the finest food and service. The amenities provided are of the highest quality to provide a truly homely and welcoming environment.

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Amenities and facilities

Languages spoken
  • English
Accessibility
  • Braille support in 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
Services and conveniences
  • Business center
  • Gift/souvenir shop
Getting around
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [indoor]
  • Car park [outdoor]
Available in all rooms
  • Bath towel
  • Bathtub
  • Face towel
  • Newspaper (evening edition)
  • Newspaper (free)
  • Newspaper (morning edition)
  • Non-smoking
  • Razor
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Toilet
  • Toothbrush
  • Towels
  • Yukata (Japanese pajamas)

Hot spring Information

Hot water type
  • Hot tap water bath

Location

Fuya-cho, Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kawaramachi, Kyoto, Japan, 604-8094
Exceptional
Location

4.7

Airports
  • Osaka International Airport (ITM)
    39.0 km
  • Kobe Airport (UKB)
    64.3 km
Public transportation
  • Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station
    220 m
  • Karasuma Oike Subway Station
    550 m
Hospital or clinic
  • Ogasawara clinic
    170 m
Shopping
  • Kyoto Station Building
    2.8 km
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven
    80 m
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    230 m

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Nishiki Market Shopping District
    670 m
  • Gion
    1.3 km
  • Nijō Castle
    1.5 km
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    2.5 km
  • Sanjusangendo Temple
    2.5 km
  • Kyoto Station Building
    2.8 km
  • Ginkakuji Temple
    3.5 km
  • Kinkakuji Temple
    4.6 km
  • Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
    4.9 km
  • Arashiyama Monkey Park
    8.3 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Kyukyodo
    120 m
  • Hakusan Shrine
    160 m
  • Ogasawara clinic
    170 m
  • Fresco Oike
    190 m
  • Zest Underground Shopping Arcade
    200 m
  • Tenshoji Temple
    200 m
  • Avril Sanjo
    210 m
  • Sacra - Former Fudo Chokin Bank Kyoto Branch
    210 m
  • Kyoto City Office
    210 m
  • Old Yabetoku Clock Shop
    210 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Others

    For anything that's not mentioned on this page, please directly ask the property.

    Some helpful facts

    Check-in/Check-out
    • Check-in from15:00
    • Check-out until11:00
    The property
    • Number of floors3
    • Number of restaurants1
    • Number of rooms 18
    • Opened in 1964

    Property announcements

    [Regarding Meals]
    - For guests who have made a reservation for 1 night with 2 meals, please note that our accommodation does not provide options for skipping dinner or breakfast on-site.
    Refunds will not be issued even in case guests skip a meal.
    - The final starting time for dinner is 18:30 (select between 17:30 - 18:30).
    Dinner will not be served for guests arriving past 18:30.
    - For those with allergies, please be sure to make a notification at least 3 days in advance.
    While not all requests may be accommodated, please notify as early as possible.
    - There are no vegetarian or gluten-free meals.
    Basically the meal will be a kaiseki course meal mainly featuring fish.

    As we strive to provide guests with a quiet experience, we ask that guests bringing children specify the details about the children being brought on the reservation page.

    *Notice of Smoking Ban in All Guestrooms
    Please note that all guestrooms are now non-smoking.
    Smoking Area: Lobby (smoking booth)

    Reviews of Tawaraya Ryokan from verified guests

    4.8
    Exceptional
    Location4.7
    Room comfort and quality4.9
    Service5.0
    Access4.7
    High score for Kyoto
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    Showing 23 comments from actual guests
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    4.7
    RochStu.San from Canada
    Couple

    Exceptional”

    We were exceptionally happy with room , service, meals etc at the Tawaraya Ryoken. It was our first experience in a Ryoken and we couldn't have been happier. The room was immaculate, quiet and serene. It enabled us to relax in a way that is far beyond what

    Reviewed June 12, 2019
    5.0
    kt from Thailand
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Wow. Those were the first word which came to our mind when we left the ryokan. It was one of the best experience we had. We are world traveler and looking for something authentic local not pretentious but luxury. This is it.

    Reviewed October 06, 2018
    4.5
    Michael from Singapore
    Group

    Excellent”

    Truly immaculate service by your personal hostess who serves your meals and takes care of you during your stay. The room we stayed in has its own little zen garden. It's located off the crowded street but a mere 5 mins walk to Nishiki market and the main s

    Reviewed September 01, 2018
    5.0
    Pumpkin from United States
    Group

    Exceptional”

    Absolutely special experience. Serene and zen environment with immaculate and warm staff. Cannot recommend enough!

    Reviewed August 30, 2018
    5.0
    lokimee from Australia
    Group

    Exceptional”

    My husband and I are notoriously difficult to impress and we have never had an absolutely perfect experience in any hotel or resort - until Tawaraya Ryokan. Everything, every single last detail was sublime - the food, the service, the room, the sleeping ar

    Reviewed May 27, 2018
    12345
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