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1 room, 2 adults

Gion Shinmonso

3.5-star3.5 stars
Hanamikohji shinmonmae higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 605-0082, Japan

City-center ryokan within walking distance of Yasaka Shrine
  • Free WiFi
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  • Great place!Jul 7, 2018
  • We stayed in a tatami mat room. It was all very traditional including the kimono, an…Apr 16, 2018

Gion Shinmonso

  • Traditional Room, Multiple Beds, Shared Bathroom (Japanese Room)
  • Traditional Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom (Japanese Room)

What’s around Gion Shinmonso


  • In Gion
  • Yasaka Shrine - 8 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 11 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 14 min walk
  • Kyoto University - 19 min walk
  • Heian Shrine - 21 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 23 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 36 min walk

Getting around

  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 80 min drive
  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 58 min drive
  • Gion-shijo Station - 6 min walk
  • Sanjo Station - 7 min walk
  • Kawaramachi Station - 9 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 5 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 9 min walk
  • Shiyakusho-mae Station - 13 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 21 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-7:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Japan may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Japanese breakfast daily (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Slippers
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Public bath/onsen services include an indoor public bath (no minerals) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men and women areas.

Gion Shinmonso’s small print

Also known as

  • Gion Shinmonso
  • Gion Shinmonso Kyoto
  • Gion Shinmonso Ryokan
  • Gion Shinmonso Ryokan Kyoto
  • Gion Shinmonso Inn
  • Gion Shinmonso Inn Kyoto
  • Gion Shinmonso Kyoto
  • Shinmonso
  • Gion Shinmonso Hotel Kyoto
  • Shinmonso Inn


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

Optional extras

Japanese breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 1650 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Gion Shinmonso

  • Does Gion Shinmonso offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Gion Shinmonso does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered on site at Gion Shinmonso?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Gion Shinmonso.
  • Are pets allowed at Gion Shinmonso?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Gion Shinmonso?
    You can check in from 4 PM - 7:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Gion Shinmonso?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Maharaja (3-min walk), Kagizen Yoshifusa Honten (4-min walk), and Okaru (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 10 reviews

Good 6.0
Not the exoerience we expected
We thought a ryokan would be a nice Japanese experience. This place was pretty disappointing, therr were no meals available as was advertised on tripadvisor, and it just felt like staying in a cheap hotel (except with tatami mat floors and tea in the room). Our expectations were high because everything/everwhere else in Japan was awesome, and this was not. The location is good in Gion, but I would not recommend it to anyone.
Tyler, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Unforgettable Ryokan Experience
This is the first my family and I have ever experienced a traditional Japanese ryokan stay and we absolutely loved every moment of it. Thank you.
Brian, asFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
갑작스런 숙박이었음에도 친절하고 편안한 곳이었습니다. 다시 묵을 의향이 있습니다^^
Eunjeong, kr1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
만족스러운 숙소
기요미즈데라(청수사)를 비롯한 여러 사찰들과 인접해 있어서 좋았습니다. 또 기욘의 전통 가옥들이 늘어선 거리에 자리하고 있어서 사진 찍기에도 너무 좋았어요.
DONGIL, kr1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
가격과 서비스 모두 만족합니다. 위치도 좋습니다. 다음번에도 들를 의향 있습니다. 욕실도 매우 좋았습니다.
ha, kr1 night trip
Fair 4.0
기대에 못미치는 호텔
공중목욕실의 크기가 생각보다 좁고 샤워기걸이의 파손때문에 샤워를 할 때 불편했습니다. 아마 유카타가 아니였으면 평점이 와르르 무너졌을지도 모르겠네요. 버스에서 내려 숙소로 가는 길은 제가 원하던 일본의 거리였습니다. 가는 길이 이쁘더라구요.
Silmang, kr1 night trip
Very good 8.0
일본 교토의 전통적 느낌을 만끽할 수 있답니다
친절한 응대가 맘에 들었음. 객실에 욕실이 없고 따로 온천을 이용해야 하는게 좀 불편했지만 전통적인 일본식 호텔을 느낄수 있어 좋았음.
DONGSOOK, kr1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
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