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Matsui Honkan, Kyoto

4-star4 stars
405 Itzutsuya-cho Rokkaku Sagaru YanagiKyotoKyoto-fu604-8113Japan

City-center ryokan within easy reach of Nijo Castle
  • Free WiFi
Superb9.2
Amenities
Great amenities
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Service
Fantastic service
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Matsui Honkan, Kyoto

from $207
  • Japanese Room, Private Bathroom (For 3 Guests)
  • Family Room, Shared Bathroom (For 5-10 Guests)
  • Japanese Room, Private Bathroom (For 2 Guests)
  • Japanese Room, Private Bathroom (For 4 Guests)
  • Japanese-Western Style Room, Private Bathroom (For 2-4 Guests)
  • Accessible Room, Private Bathroom with Shower, No Bathtub (Non-Tatami Room, For 2 Guests)
  • Suite 6 Japanese Futon
  • Room with Adjoining Room for 6 Guests

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 25 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1933
  • Elevator/lift

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Services include facials. Public bath/onsen services include an indoor public bath (no mineral springs) and yukata (Japanese robe).

Matsui Honkan, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Matsui Honkan
  • Matsui Honkan Inn
  • Matsui Honkan Inn Kyoto
  • Matsui Honkan Kyoto
  • Matsui Honkan Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
  • Matsui Honkan Ryokan Kyoto

Policies

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.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs JPY 2500 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 2160 for adults and JPY 2160 for children (approximately)

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

What’s around Matsui Honkan, Kyoto

Landmarks

  • In Central Kyoto
  • Nijo Castle - 21 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 23 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 35 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 18 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 26 min walk
  • Heian Shrine - 29 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 31 min walk

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 51 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 86 min drive
  • Kyoto Karasuma Station - 10 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 11 min walk
  • Kyoto Sanjo Station - 11 min walk
  • Karasumaoike Station - 9 min walk
  • Shijo Station - 10 min walk
  • Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station - 11 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 91 reviews

Matsui Honkan, Kyoto
Exceptional10.0
Pleasant Stay
This is a small hotel run by a friendly staff. The room we had was spacious, clean, nicely designed and decorated. It is a combination of western beds and traditional Japanese sitting area with a private bath and toilet. Its is quiet and close enough to catch various subway trains. The staff are very helpful and friendly. I will stay here again if I ever visit Kyoto again.
A Traveler, us4 night trip
Matsui Honkan, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Great room at modern inn.
Amazing Japanese style inn. Great service and amenities. Only negatives were spotty wifi and firm floor futon bedding (still passable though, just used to a softer bed). Also not too close to train station (closest is a 12 minute walk), but only 2 blocks from Nishiki food market. In room breakfast was fantastic and convenient.
Will, us2 night family trip
Matsui Honkan, Kyoto
Exceptional10.0
Fantastic food, served in your room
We first stayed at the Matsui Honkan in 2008, and enjoyed it so much that we made sure to come back on our trip to Kyoto this year. The service is courteous and quick, the food _wonderful_, and the hot baths very comfortable. The staff knew that it was our anniversary, and gave us a gift when we arrived. We'll definitely go back again.
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Matsui Honkan, Kyoto
Fair4.0
Authentic Japanese - Don't Expect Western Comfort
I would recommend that before booking this hotel you know exactly what you are getting. It is an authentic, traditional Japanese hotel - with full tatami mat floors, futon beds and low, minimalist furniture. If you are expecting a western-style hotel, do not book here. It is very clean and the staff are excellent, but you may wake up with a very stiff back.
A Traveler, ca2 night business trip
Matsui Honkan, Kyoto
Exceptional10.0
Best best best !
Such an amazing place. The caretaker is very cute ! She even put our pig doll under the bed sheet for us ! Food and onsen are all perfect ! Definitely will come again !!!
A Traveler, ca2 night romance trip

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