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Guest House Yamato, Kyoto

3 stars
539-23 6chome Gojobashi-HigashiHigashiyama-ku, KyotoKyoto-fu605-0846Japan, 800-491-6126
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Excellent4.2 / 5
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
Cleanliness
Clean
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Guest House Yamato, Kyoto

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $44
  • Single Room, Non Smoking (Sakura)
  • Twin Room, Non Smoking (Nadeshiko)
  • Triple Room, Non Smoking (Momiji, max 3 guests including children)
  • Japanese Room, Non Smoking (Heian, max 4 guests including children)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 4 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Guests driving to the property should contact this property in advance to arrange parking. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Guests should be aware that 2 cats reside at this property. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • 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

  • Free extended parking (limited)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Also known as

  • Guest House Yamato
  • Guest House Yamato House
  • Guest House Yamato House Kyoto
  • Guest House Yamato 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

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer

Guest House Yamato, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Guest House Yamato
  • Guest House Yamato House
  • Guest House Yamato House Kyoto
  • Guest House Yamato 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

Excellent 4.2 /5 from 121 reviews

Guest House Yamato, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great location, very friendly hospitality by the host and nice and convenient rooms. Highly recommended!
2 night family trip
Guest House Yamato, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Great place to stay in Kyoto
We spent a week here in the Japanese style room with futons on the floor, the room was very quiet and comfortable, they have typical Japanese construction with thin walls so you are at the mercy of your neighbors but during our stay all the other guests were quiet, in the evening you are given a tray with hot water in a thermos and green tea bags so you can make fresh tea in the evening and morning, the sounds of the birds and temple gong in the morning was a great way to wake up, the guest house is on a quiet street just a few hundred meters from a major tourist area, they are near a lot of the major temples and museums and shopping areas, it was a half hour walk from the railway station, the older couple who run the place were very nice but their English is not too good but with Google translate we were able to communicate. We would definitely return here and highly recommend it.
7 night romance trip
Guest House Yamato, Kyoto
Excellent4.0 / 5
Good location for exploring old Kyoto
Friendly couple run this Japanese style inn. Shower is downstairs from the rooms. There are curfew times for the shower and for being back at night, which is understandable, as it is also the couple's home.
1 night romance trip
Guest House Yamato, Kyoto
Fair2.0 / 5
Hotel for Longer Visit
We stayed at the Guest House Yamato for 7 nights, too long. For 2-3 nights it would be fine for someone there to just visit a couple sights. We had the room for three adults, three twin beds. The beds were hard and the pillows were very uncomfortable, we each had one oversize bean bag type pillow. Because there are just 4 guest rooms sharing the two bathrooms and showers was not an issue. However if you enjoy the simple comforts most hotels provide; TV, closet/dresser, private bath, desk or table with a couple comfortable chairs you will miss these at the guest house. Furniture is limited, we shared one closet with shelves, no dressers. The bed cover was not clean and the little bit of furniture there was was dusty. Our room was "cleaned" twice during our visit, the pillow cases were changed and trash emptied. The hosts are pleasant and offer a nice western or Japanese style breakfast for $6.50 (you need to let them know the night before). There is an 11:00 PM curfew. Their English is limited which was challenging at times. No laundry is provided, we were directed to a coin laundry about 3/4 miles walk from the guest house. The location is convienent to visiting a couple of the popular tourist sights.
Family trip
Guest House Yamato, Kyoto
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Excellent room and services
nice breakfast and nice place to live. the host is nice and provide everything we need. the room is clean and comfortable.
2 night trip with friends

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Guest House Yamato, Kyoto

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