Matsubaya Ryokan

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In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
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Overview of Matsubaya Ryokan

Matsubaya Ryokan

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Higashinotoin Nishi-iru, Kamijuzuyacho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8150

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKyoto Tower10 min walk
  • Popular LocationNishiki Market17 min walk
  • Popular LocationKawaramachi19 min walk
  • AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)50 min drive

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About this area

Kyoto

Matsubaya Ryokan is located in Central Kyoto, a neighborhood in Kyoto, and is in the city center and near the boardwalk. Costume Museum and Kyoto National Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Nishihonganji Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the guest house's convenience to public transportation: Gojo Station is 6 minutes by foot.

What's nearby

  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 4 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 10 min walk
  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 16 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 17 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Gojo Station - 6 min walk
  • Shichijo Station - 12 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 79 min drive

Restaurants

  • Kura kura — 4 min walk
  • Sushi iwa — 4 min walk
  • Sumibi to wine — 4 min walk
  • 100K - Craft beer & Pizza — 4 min walk
  • OHSHO — 4 min walk

About this property

Matsubaya Ryokan

3-star Kyoto guesthouse in Central Kyoto
This guesthouse features self parking, a microwave in a common area, and a refrigerator in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are onsite. All 32 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as refrigerators and coffee makers. Free WiFi, TVs, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Matsubaya Ryokan offers 32 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and bathrobes. This Kyoto guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Public bath/onsen services include a yukata (Japanese robe).

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
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
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

  • Self parking on site (JPY 1000 per night)

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM: JPY 500-1100 per person

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Japanese garden

Spa

  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between JPY 500 and JPY 1100 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: JPY 1000 per night

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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for private bath/onsen; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Matsubaya
Matsubaya Kyoto
Matsubaya Ryokan
Matsubaya Ryokan Kyoto
Ryokan Matsubaya
Matsubaya Hotel Kyoto
Matsubaya Ryokan Kyoto
Matsubaya Ryokan Guesthouse
Matsubaya Ryokan Guesthouse Kyoto

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 174 out of 338 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 132 out of 338 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 25 out of 338 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 338 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 338 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property and service was lovely. The private bath was very relaxing.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location to the train station my second time saying here
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent and kind staff. Even helped us order food in the rain. Only complaint is that the bathrooms are a bit cramped.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very quaint, old world style. Clean, well located.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We stayed here 15 years ago, although the building has been renovated it still retains the charm of a Ryokan.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019