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Matsubaya Ryokan

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In-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room dining

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 sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Higashinotoin Nishi-iru, Kamijuzuyacho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKyoto Tower8 min walk
  • Popular LocationNishiki Market17 min walk
  • Popular LocationKawaramachi19 min walk
  • AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)37 min drive

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About this area

Kyoto

Matsubaya Ryokan is located in Central Kyoto, a neighbourhood in Kyoto, and is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Nishiki Market and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium or Kyoto Racecourse. Guests appreciate the guest house's convenience for public transportation: Gojo Station is 6 minutes on foot.

What's nearby

  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 4 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 8 min walk
  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 16 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 17 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Kyoto Station - 5 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 6 min walk
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 79 min drive

About this property

Matsubaya Ryokan

3-star Kyoto guesthouse in Central Kyoto, walk to Kyoto Tower
This guesthouse features self parking, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry facilities are on-site. All 32 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers. Free WiFi, TVs and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Matsubaya Ryokan offers 32 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bathrobes. This Kyoto guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
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 60ยฐC or hotter
Follows the 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

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser 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 public transport

  • Self parking on site (JPY 1000 per night)

Food and drink

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

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts
  • 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 fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge

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
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

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 from 1 October 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200โ€“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 the 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

Travelled 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

Travelled 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

Travelled 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