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Get an overview of this hotel4-star Kyoto ryokan in Central Kyoto, near Nijo Castle


Located in Central Kyoto, this ryokan is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto Art Center, Nijo Castle, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Kiyomizu Temple and Gion Corner are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Property Features

A spa tub, spa services, and concierge services are available at this ryokan. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, free newspapers, and multilingual staff.

Room Amenities

All 25 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and TVs. Guests will also find refrigerators, room service, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Matsui Honkan features hot springs and a spa tub. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 2 meeting rooms are available. This hot springs ryokan also offers spa services, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2013.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 25 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Year Built 1933 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the ryokan include a spa tub.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hot springs on site 

Spa Services

  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
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 full breakfast: JPY 2160 for adults and JPY 2160 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Matsui Honkan
  • Matsui Honkan Inn
  • Matsui Honkan Inn Kyoto
  • Matsui Honkan Kyoto
  • Matsui Honkan Ryokan Hotel Kyoto
  • Matsui Honkan Ryokan Kyoto

We should mention

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. 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.

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