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Unknown, Kyoto

3-star3 stars
Higashinotoin Nishi-iruKamijuzuyacho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, KyotoKyoto-fu600-8150Japan

City-center ryokan, steps from Higashi Honganji Temple
  • Free WiFi
Fantastic service
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Food is all right
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From 524 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Unknown, Kyoto

from $132
  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room with Garden View
  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Garden View
  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Bathroom
  • Western-Style Standard Twin Room
  • Japanese-Style Standard Twin Room with Bathroom
  • Japanese-Style Family Room with Kitchen
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  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room
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  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Kitchen
  • Japanese-Style Single Room
  • Japanese-style Standard Twin Room with Shower
  • Japanese-style Deluxe Room, with Shower
  • Suite Japanese Western Style Room with Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator

Unknown, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Matsubaya
  • Matsubaya Kyoto
  • Matsubaya Ryokan
  • Matsubaya Ryokan Kyoto
  • Ryokan Matsubaya
  • Matsubaya Hotel Kyoto


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.

Optional extras

Self parking costs JPY 1000 per night

Breakfast costs between JPY 500 and JPY 1000 per person (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 Unknown, Kyoto


  • Heart of Kyoto
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 31 min walk
  • Nijo Castle - 37 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 43 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 3 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 8 min walk
  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 16 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Kyoto Station - 11 min walk
  • Kyoto Karasuma Station - 17 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 22 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 7 min walk
  • Shijo Station - 15 min walk
  • Kujo Station - 21 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 194 reviews

Unknown, Kyoto
Great place, great location!
We love the Japanese room for our stay. Very comfortable and unique experience. Would recommend it.
Michael, us3 night romance trip
Unknown, Kyoto
Fabulous tradition ryoken with great staff
Amazing traditional ryoken in great, convenient and interesting neighborhood. Staff give excellent advice for sightseeing and restaurants. Absolutely great experience. Perfect place to stay for experiencing Kyoto.
Anne, us5 night family trip
Unknown, Kyoto
A Great Hotel That Is Reasonably Priced!
The Matsubaya Ryokan deserves nothing but praise! The staff was very helpful and kind. I loved the fact that they spoke English and could recommend places to visit and the best way to get to the Kansai Airport. My room was extremely clean and comfortable. The location was very quiet and centrally located. This hotel also has a decent and reasonable western-style breakfast. If given the opportunity to visit Kyoto again, then I would definitely stay at Matsubaya Ryokan.
A Traveler, us2 night trip with friends
Unknown, Kyoto
Great staff, easy location
We had a lovely stay at Matsubaya Ryokan. The staff was very friendly, helpful, and flexible, and our room was clean and comfortable. The location is very convenient to Kyoto Station. I would very much recommend booking a room here!
A Traveler, us2 night trip with friends
Unknown, Kyoto
Sayonara -- a Japanese goodbye
The staffers are all very nice and several of them are English fluent. I've long heard that a Japanese sends their guests goodbye all the way until they can't see the guests anymore from outside the door. It was heart felt to finally experience so. We'd been gone for some 80m and about to turn. 'They couldn't be still...', a thought went thru my mind and guess what?! The staffers were still outside and waving goodbye at us. We happily waved goodbye back.
Polly, us2 night trip with friends

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