Ryokan Okuda

59-61 Nishinotouin, Shijo, Shimogyou-ku600-8494KyotoJapan
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About Ryokan Okuda

Just 15 minutes on foot from Nijo Castle and Shijo-Kawaramachi, the Ryokan Okuda offers modern, three-star accommodations with free Wi-Fi.

The smoke-free, air-conditioned guest rooms each feature a writing desk, flat-screen television, mini fridge, and an electric kettle. Room types range from twin to quadruple.

The Ryokan Okuda welcomes travellers 24/7. A coin laundry, luggage storage room, and massage services are available on site.

Guests can enjoy the Japanese and international cuisine at the hotel's Restaurant Monreve, or head to one of many nearby restaurants. The Nishiki Market is also within a comfortable walk, and offers a wide array of local delicacies amid other treasures.

Other nearby attractions include the Kyoto International Manga Museum and Gion, Kyoto's famous Geisha district. Nishihonganji-temple is about 20 minutes away on foot, and Karasuma Station is about five minutes.

Contact

59-61 Nishinotouin, Shijo, Shimogyou-ku, 600-8494, Kyoto, Japan
Telephone: +81(75)3710941 | Fax: +81(75)3714222 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Terrific central location...

Guests generally rave about the location, noting that the hotel is within walking distance of many restaurants, shops, and sights such as the Nishiki Market and Gion. It is not too far from a metro station and very close to several bus stops, including one of the main routes, and the staff are happy to let you know which numbers to catch for the sanctuaries, temples, or other sights.

Smiling, friendly staff...

Many guests describe the hotel's staff as very friendly, helpful, and able to assist with special requests. Some are fluent in both English and Japanese, a great plus for international travellers. The housekeeping team also earns high marks for their professional services.

A good place to stretch your yen....

Guests travelling to pricey Kyoto on a budget are generally favourably impressed with the amount of space and comfort the rooms provide for their modest price and three-star status. Families of four are comfortable in the quadruple rooms, and convenient extras such as the in-room fridge, coin laundry machines, and luggage storage are much appreciated.

Negative Reviews

Very weak wi-fi...

The free Wi-Fi seems to be priced right, as most guests find it very slow and unreliable, whether they are on the top floor or in the lobby.

A slight miscommunication...

Some international travellers have been frustrated by the varying levels of fluency in English across the front desk staff. Others have felt that the rooms did not live up to their online profile, noting that the facts line up but the building seems older "in real life" than it appears in photos.

When in Japan...

Several guests have been let down by the lack of continental favourites such as pastries on the breakfast buffet menu, which seems to be largely traditional Asian dishes.

Rating Overview

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7.9 /10
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    8.5 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.9 out of 10 based on 1494 reviews