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Rakucho Ryokan
Top Economy Hotel

67 Higashihangicho, Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0824, Japan
+81 757 212 174


Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
based on 148 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 8.0
  • 4.6

Good to know

  • Great shower
  • Impressive bathroom
  • New rooms


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    Housed in a historic Japanese building more than 80 years old, Rakucho Ryokan is a 10-minute walk from Kitayama Subway Station, which is a 15-minute subway ride from JR Kyoto Station. Featuring a Japanese garden and antique furniture, it offers traditional Japanese lodging with free Wi-Fi in public areas. Guest rooms feature a tatami (woven-straw) floor and traditional futon bedding. Air conditioning and heating facilities are fitted in all rooms, while an electric kettle and green tea bags are provided. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. The Ryokan has a shared kitchen with a fridge and a microwave. Coin-operated laundry machines are available as well. Guests can use the internet terminal in the common area for free. Ryokan Rakucho is a 20-minute bus ride from the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Shimogamo Shrine is located 1.2 miles away. Kamogawa River can be reached within a 7-minute walk, and Kyoto Botanical Garden is a 15-minute walk from the property.

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    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Air-conditioned
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 148 reviews
    • 9.1 "Very comfortable."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
    • 8.0 "Location is great."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
    • 4.6 "Disappointing food."

    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    based on 118 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.0 "Very comfortable."
      9.7 "97% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      9.3 "93% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.3 "83% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      8.3 "Near to public transport, according to 83%."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
    • 7.6 "Good vibe."
      7.4 "74% thought, the hotel was modern."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 8 reviews
    • 7.0 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 20 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.8 "Good location."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Great shower"
    "Impressive bathroom"
    "New rooms"
    data provided by TrustYou



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