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Overview of Sarangbang

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Premium bedding, desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
Premium bedding, desk, soundproofing, free WiFi
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Premium bedding, desk, soundproofing, free WiFi


2.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Parking available
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationShijo Omiya10 min walk
    Popular LocationNishikyogoku Athletic Stadium4 min drive
    Popular LocationNijō Castle7 min drive
    AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)53 min drive

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Standard Family Room (2 single bed+2 semi-double bed)

  • 484 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Twin Beds and 2 Large Twin Beds

Family Room

  • 484 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Twin Beds and 2 Large Twin Beds

About this area


Located in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighborhood, Sarangbang is in the city center and near a train station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Philosopher's Walk and Lake Biwa, while Kyoto Railway Museum and Kyoto International Manga Museum are cultural highlights. Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the guest house's convenience to public transportation: Nishioji Oike Station is 13 minutes by foot.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shijo Omiya - 10 min walk
  • Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium - 4 min drive
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 5 min drive
  • Nijō Castle - 7 min drive
  • Nishiki Market - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Sai Station - 2 min walk
  • Nishioji Oike Station - 13 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 80 min drive


  • Matsuya — 4 min walk
  • MOS BURGER — 5 min walk
  • Gyoza no Ohsho — 5 min walk
  • Sai — 5 min walk
  • Le Monument Bleu — 6 min walk

About this property


Kyoto guesthouse in Central Kyoto, near Nishiki Market
A restaurant, self parking, and concierge services are available at this guesthouse. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and free newspapers are onsite. All 4 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and lanais. Kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find LED TVs with cable channels and premium bedding.
Sarangbang offers 4 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Rooms open to lanais. Beds feature premium bedding. Kitchenettes offer refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bidets, and complimentary toiletries.

This Kyoto guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LED televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (JPY 1500 per day)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Renovated entire property - August 2016

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Premium bedding


  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • Cable channels
  • LED TV

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Lanai


  • Desk
  • Soundproofing



Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10 AM - 11 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


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

Important information


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.

Optional extras

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

  • Self parking fee: JPY 1500 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 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 credit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Sarangbang House Kyoto
Sarangbang Kyoto
Sarangbang Guesthouse Kyoto
Sarangbang Guesthouse
Sarangbang Kyoto
Sarangbang Guesthouse
Sarangbang Guesthouse Kyoto

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 69 out of 115 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 37 out of 115 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 115 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 115 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 115 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is the best personal ever they go the extra mile for you , the room is like an apartment
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay, quick check in, was able to check in early. Greeted by owner, very friendly and helpful. Note: I would advice to contact hotel before check in, for instructions in entering building. The room and bathroom very clean. Confortable beds. Good for the $$. About 2 - 3 blocks to train / trolley/ bus. A fee restaurants/bakery’s/7/11 near by there is a actually a Korean restaurant on the 2nd floor, didn’t get to check it out) (Family vacation party of 6 mainly in hotel to sleep and shower)
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very close to the train station and the host was very helpful and very friendly!! Very clean, modern and perfect for our family stay!!
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice place to stay. Staff has limited English but are very helpful. I would defiantly stay there again.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019