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Gagakuan, Kyoto

4 stars
223-13 Kamiyanagichou, Youbai StreetShinmachi Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, KyotoKyoto-fu600-8301Japan, 800-491-6126
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Outstanding4.8 / 5
  • This is an overrated, overcharging guesthouse with astonishingly unfriendly staff. If the…Jan 21, 2015
  • Makko has created the most perfect blend of home, luxury, comfort and style. We want to…May 27, 2014
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Gagakuan, Kyoto

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $477
  • Townhome
  • Town House

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 3 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 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 rooms

Also known as

  • Gagakuan
  • Gagakuan House
  • Gagakuan House Kyoto
  • Gagakuan 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.

In the hotel

Services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
More
  • In-room safe

Gagakuan, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Gagakuan
  • Gagakuan House
  • Gagakuan House Kyoto
  • Gagakuan 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.

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.

Recent reviews

Outstanding 4.8 /5 from 18 reviews

Gagakuan, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
A small touch of old Japan
Gagakuan is not a hotel, it's the equivalent of a US townhouse, built about 100 years ago. It's a 2 story unit with a full kitchen downstairs and beds upstairs. It was very clean and easy to walk to Nijo Castle and other. Kyoto sights. We really enjoyed it because it was so different from the hotels we stay in when we travel. If you must have a TV and maid service look elsewhere (there is free wifi and a laptop in the home), but this is the perfect place to stay when visiting a city like Kyoto.
3 night trip
Gagakuan, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Stayed there for six nights, and found it very comfortable with all the facilities provided for a relaxing stay.
6 night family trip
Gagakuan, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great stay.
Great stay. The lady in charge was very nice. The place is not easy to find for first-timer but she kindly picked us up at the train exit. Also gave many advices on traveling. Place is clean and well-equipped.
3 night romance trip
Gagakuan, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Experience Kyoto City
It was a fantastic experience staying in Gagakuan. We were welcomed by Ms Mako and she has given very valuable travel advice according weather and transportation. The house has a very relaxing environment, no TV, but provided with relaxing music CD. I had a very relaxing night like spending time in a cafe. The house also provided one bicycle, it is great way to experience the city as well.
2 night trip with friends
Gagakuan, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Perfect for a family holiday!
We stayed at Gagakuan during Kyoto's cherry blossom season, which was brilliant and recommended for all travellers to Japan! Gagakuan is a renovated period style Japanese townhouse, very centrally located to trains (Gojo station), cool areas of Kyoto (Nishiki Market, Gion, Teramachi, supermarket, local restaurants), and very safe. Mako san, the owner, helped make our stay a fabulous one - from before we arrived (maps in Japanese, giving taxi driver directions in Japanese), to making us comfortable in the house, guiding us to local sights and activities, with great communication during our stay. The house has everything you need and so much better than a hotel. We loved the separate living spaces, very comfortable beds, cooking facilities and the deep bath! Taxis to most of the major sights was ridiculously cheap as Gagakuan was in close proximity to everything, and you can flag them down in the street one block away from the house. We had a fantastic time and would definitely stay here again, as well as recommend this place to others.
5 night family trip

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Gagakuan, Kyoto

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