When you travel to Japan, do you go to live and experience society just like it is at home? Or, do you travel to see how life is like in a completely different society? If you agree with the latter statement, then you need to stay in a traditional Japanese Ryokan, instead of the Intercontinental or the Grand Hyatt. The Yoshimizu Inn is a traditional Japanese Ryokan, in one of the most traditional Japanese areas. The hosts are fantastic and do everything to help. Be forewarned that there is not a fancy 5 star restaurant nor a fitness centre with life cycles or a spa. There are tatami rooms, with shared bathrooms....but everything is easily accessible, clean, and very homey.
While the location is terrific during the day (right beside a park, in the traditional area of Kyoto, in the evening, if you don't know exactly where you are going, it is a bit spooky walking up the hill. I'd suggest a taxi, though some of them don't know this area. But once you see the Inn, during the daylight, it makes it all worthwhile. It is in the prettiest area and this makes up for the evening spookiness.
Within a 20-minute stroll from Gion-Shijo Train Station, Japanese Inn Yoshimizu offers guests an ideal base when in Kyoto. It is also a short walk from Yasaka Shrine and Gion, and is close to many of the area's well-known attractions.
This 3-star ryokan provides luggage storage, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. In fine weather, an outdoor terrace offers an ideal spot to relax. The ryokan's multilingual staff will be glad to share local knowledge and help organise itineraries.
There are 9 rooms at Japanese Inn Yoshimizu, each providing all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay.
Local sites close to Japanese Inn Yoshimizu include Ponto-cho, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art and Kennin-ji. It is also a 20-minute walk from Sanjo Railway Station.
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Japanese Inn Yoshimizu is located at Bentendo Ue, Maruyama Koen in Higashiyama, 1,6 km from the centre of Kyoto. Gion is the closest landmark to Japanese Inn Yoshimizu.
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Japanese Inn Yoshimizu.
Yes, Japanese Inn Yoshimizu offers free Wi-Fi.
No, Japanese Inn Yoshimizu does not offer free parking.
No, Japanese Inn Yoshimizu does not offer free airport shuttle service.
Japanese Inn Yoshimizu is 39,7 km from Osaka Itami.
No, Japanese Inn Yoshimizu does not have a pool on-site.