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Hotel Gion Misen

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Front of property
Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking | Hypo-allergenic bedding, free minibar, in-room safe
Lobby sitting area
Hypo-allergenic bedding, free minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Hotel Gion Misen

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Hotel Gion Misen

3.5 star property
City-center hotel within easy reach of Yasaka Shrine

9.4/10 Exceptional

215 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking
The price is $191
Price available on 4/20/2023
Nishino-cho 219-2, Higashiyama-ku, Gion, Kyoto, Kyoto, 605-0088
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Breakfast available
  • Babysitting
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Front-desk safe
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Gion
  • Yasaka Shrine - 8 min walk
  • Kawaramachi Street - 9 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 12 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 29 min walk
  • Kyoto University - 30 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 31 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 34 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 37 min walk
  • Shijo Street - 1 min drive
  • Heian Shrine - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 56 min drive
  • Sanjo Station - 4 min walk
  • Gion-shijo Station - 5 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 7 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 5 min walk
  • Shiyakusho-mae Station - 11 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 11 min walk


  • 京の焼肉処弘 祗園山名庵 - 1 min walk
  • El tesoro - 1 min walk
  • UDON MAIN - 1 min walk
  • 肉料理いっしん - 2 min walk
  • 祇園縄手 とり安 - 1 min walk

About this property

Hotel Gion Misen

When you stay at Hotel Gion Misen, you'll be just a 5-minute drive from Kawaramachi Street and Kyoto University. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby hiking/biking trails. Also, Kiyomizu Temple and Nijō Castle are just a 5-minute drive away. Fellow travelers love the comfortable beds and helpful staff. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Sanjo Keihan Station is 5 minutes and Shiyakusho-mae Station is 11 minutes.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Italian, Japanese, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 8 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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 18


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms (speed: 50+ Mbps)


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Japanese breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Coworking spaces


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Romance packages


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2017
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk


  • Elevator
  • Handrails in stairways


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Swedish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laundry detergent

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Electronic bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi (speed of 50+ Mbps)
  • Free local calls
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Children's dinnerware
  • Highchair


  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A city tax may be collected at the property. 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.

Optional extras

  • Japanese breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately JPY 2000 per person
  • Late check-in between 10:00 PM and 11:00 AM can be arranged for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for JPY 2000.0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for JPY 3000.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.


<p>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. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site. </p><p>This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).</p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Hotel Ethnography Shinmonzen
Ethnography Gion Shinmonzen
Ethnography Shinmonzen
Hotel Gion Misen Hotel
Hotel Gion Misen Kyoto
Hotel Gion Misen Hotel Kyoto
Hotel Ethnography Gion Shinmonzen

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Gion Misen offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Gion Misen does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Gion Misen?
As of Apr 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Gion Misen on Apr 20, 2023 start from $191, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Gion Misen?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Gion Misen?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Gion Misen?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Hotel Gion Misen.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Gion Misen?
You can check in from 2 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Hotel Gion Misen and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking.
What's the area around Hotel Gion Misen like?
Hotel Gion Misen is in Gion, a short 5-minute walk from Sanjo Keihan Station and 9 minutes' walk from Kawaramachi Street. The local area is good for families and and our guests say it is very walkable.







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10/10 Exceptional

The most magical hotel I’ve ever stayed at. The stuff were so wonderful, welcoming and helpful. My room so spacious and so cute. The whole hotel and street it was in felt like a Japanese fairytale. I cant wait to return!
lauren, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

DeEtte, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good location. Friendly staff
Clean and spacious room. Good location to restaurants, historic areas and shopping.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous property. Good location. Spotlessly clean. Super helpful staff
Anna-Lee, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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6/10 Good

shuko, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Highly recommend
Love love this hotel! Clean and comfortable! Staffs are very nice and helpful. I felt welcomed and I was very satisfied my stay. And location is good too. Easy to access to busy area but still very quiet in hotel area.
Nga, 4-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

SiewHuay, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night trip
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