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Indoor Spa Tub
Room Service - Dining
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
483 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk

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Explore the area

Popular LocationNishiki Market2 min walk
Popular LocationKawaramachi4 min walk
Popular LocationPontocho9 min walk
AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)55 min drive

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  • Japanese Style Room with Private Bath, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Twin Futon
    More detailsJapanese Style Room with Private Bath, Non Smoking
  • Japanese Style Room with Shower Booth, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Twin Futon
    More detailsJapanese Style Room with Shower Booth, Non Smoking
  • Twin Room with 2 Japanese Size Single Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsTwin Room with 2 Japanese Size Single Beds, Non Smoking

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighborhood, Kyoto Watazen Ryokan is in the city center and near a metro station. Yasaka Shrine and Nijō Castle are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nishiki Market - 2 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 4 min walk
  • Pontocho - 9 min walk
  • Shijo Omiya - 10 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Karasuma Station - 9 min walk
  • Karasuma Oike Station - 10 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 81 min drive

About this property

Kyoto Watazen Ryokan

3-star Kyoto hotel in Central Kyoto, walk to Nishiki Market
Along with a spa tub, this hotel has concierge services and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and a TV in a common area are onsite. All 24 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and TVs. Free newspapers, in-room massages, and hair dryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Kyoto Watazen Ryokan offers 24 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. This Kyoto hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Public bath/onsen services include an indoor public bath (no mineral springs) and a yukata (Japanese robe).

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Masks available
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available
  • Parking nearby: JPY 2500 per day

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–8:30 AM: JPY 1650 per person

Things to do

  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Japanese

Spa

  • Indoor public bath (no mineral springs)
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. 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.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: JPY 1650 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: JPY 2500 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Kyoto Ryokan Watazen
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Ryokan Watazen
Watazen
Watazen Kyoto
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Watazen Hotel Kyoto
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kyoto Watazen Ryokan and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kyoto Watazen Ryokan offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kyoto Watazen Ryokan cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Kyoto Watazen Ryokan?
As of Jul 12, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kyoto Watazen Ryokan on Jul 19, 2020 start from $122, 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.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 4 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is Kyoto Watazen Ryokan located?
Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Pontocho and Shijo Omiya are also within 15 minutes. Karasuma Station is 9 minutes by foot and Kawaramachi Station is 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Kyoto Watazen Ryokan

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
264
4 - Good
178
3 - Okay
27
2 - Mediocre
10
1 - Poor
4
4.5
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

great traditional room. however there wasn't a lot of space once it was converted into "bedroom". my kids loved the onset. the staff was really helpful and gave us lots of recommendations. breakfast was no the best as just bread and boiled egg but it was OK I would stay again as location was good and staff helpful.

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This was our first time staying at a ryokan, and it was a cool experience. Your bedding is laid out on the tatami mats by the staff at night. We had a kaiseki meal the first night and it was pretty nice, wearing our yukata and enjoying our multi-course meal in our room. Our room was really spacious. In addition to a traditional table where you sit on the tatami mat, there was also a table with two chairs. And the amenities included a mini fridge. Our bathroom was clean, and we had access to the public baths which we used on our first night. Overall, the hotel itself is really nice and clean, and located in a great location, near the Nishiki Market. Our room felt slightly dated but it was clean and comfortable. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to stay at a ryokan.

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

The service here is amazing and the gentleman with the glasses at the front (possibly the owner) is one of the best human beings you’ll deal with in the service industry. Extremely helpful and he’s funny too (I didn’t get his name). The room is big and I recommend using a few futons as one is too thin to sleep on for anyone that weighs closer to 90kgs or more. Onsen is nice and although a little small, it was clean and nobody was in there when I used it. Breakfast is light yet you can opt in for the Japanese breakfast for a small price and do it if you haven’t had one before. Enjoy.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good family hotel

Very good location. It's right next to a popular Nishiki market.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019