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In-room safe, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
160 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitizer provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationYasaka Shrine3 min walk
Popular LocationGion Corner8 min walk
Popular LocationPontocho10 min walk
AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)55 min drive

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  • Japanese Style Room (6 Tatami mats)

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Japanese Style Room (8 Tatami mats)

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    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsJapanese Style Room (8 Tatami mats)
  • Japanese Style Room (10 Tatami mats)

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    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsJapanese Style Room (10 Tatami mats)
  • Japanese Style Room (12+6 mats)

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    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsJapanese Style Room (12+6 mats)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Gion neighbourhood, Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE is in the historical district and near a metro station. Notable landmarks in the area include Yasaka Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Gion Corner. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Kyoto Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Yasaka Shrine - 3 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 8 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 10 min walk
  • Pontocho - 10 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Gion-shijo Station - 10 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 14 min walk
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 80 min drive

Restaurants

  • 高台寺茶寮 Kodaiji Saryo - 1 min walk
  • Hisago - 2 min walk
  • Teppan Tavern Tenamonya - 3 min walk
  • Kikunoi - 4 min walk
  • Sushi-kappo Nakaichi - 4 min walk

About this property

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE

4-star Kyoto ryokan in Gion, walk to Yasaka Shrine
Along with free newspapers, this smoke-free ryokan has multilingual staff and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a front desk safe and a ballroom. All 12 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find fridges, separate bathtubs and showers and electric kettles.
Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE offers 12 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries. This Kyoto ryokan provides complimentary wireless Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

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

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Outdoors

  • Garden

Spa

  • Indoor public bath (no mineral springs)
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Kaiseki meal
  • Fridge

More

  • Children's slippers
  • Fusuma (room partition)
  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Tatami (woven mat floors)
  • Tokonoma (alcove)
  • Turndown service
  • Window screens

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests booked in Half Board rates must check-in by 7:30 PM to receive dinner. No refunds will be issued for any unused portion of the rate plan.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (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 from 1 October 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitisation guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests with dietary restrictions or food allergies should contact this hotel in advance.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
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
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Ryokan SAKANOUE
Kyoto SAKANOUE
SAKANOUE

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this ryokan pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this ryokan located?
Located in Gion, this ryokan is within a 10-minute walk of Yasaka Shrine and Gion Corner. Kiyomizu Temple and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Gion-shijo Station is 10 minutes by foot and Higashiyama Station is 14 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
94
4 - Good
52
3 - Okay
10
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
2
4.6
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfortable ryokan in interesting area of Kyoto

Comfortable ryokan in lovely part of Kyoto. Friendly welcoming team and we enjoyed the traditional Japanese style room. Found a great cosy restaurant to eat in nearby and had a delicious full Japanese breakfast at the ryokan before leaving.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great choice to stay here without regrets!

Overall, I was assured that I made a great choice to stay here. Their service was superb, and the facilities were nice and cozy.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very good location, in the heart of gion. Breakfast and dinner is incredible, super nice service

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2019