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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
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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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHigashi Honganji Temple4 min walk
    Popular LocationKyoto Tower10 min walk
    Popular LocationNishiki Market17 min walk
    AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)49 min drive
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  • Japanese-Style Single Room

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    • 1 Single Futon
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  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Garden View

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    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room

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    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Bathroom

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    • 2 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-Style Standard Twin Room with Bathroom

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    • 2 Single Futons
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  • Suite Japanese Western Style Room with Bathroom

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    • 2 Single Beds and 3 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Kitchen

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    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Futons
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  • Western-Style Standard Twin Room

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    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Japanese-Style Family Room with Kitchen

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    • 4 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-style Standard Twin Room with Shower

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    • 2 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-style Deluxe Room, with Shower

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    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Futons
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  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room with Garden View

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    • 2 Single Futons
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About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighbourhood, Matsubaya Ryokan is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Yasaka Shrine and Nijō Castle are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Toei Kyoto Studio Park, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the ryokan's convenience for public transportation: Gojo Station is 6 minutes on foot.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 4 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 10 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 17 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 19 min walk
  • Shijo Omiya - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Gojo Station - 6 min walk
  • Shichijo Station - 12 min walk
  • AirportOsaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 79 min drive

Restaurants

  • Kura kura - 4 min walk
  • Sushi iwa - 4 min walk
  • Sumibi to wine - 4 min walk
  • 100K - Craft beer & Pizza - 4 min walk
  • OHSHO - 4 min walk

About this property

Matsubaya Ryokan

3-star Kyoto ryokan in Central Kyoto, walk to Kyoto Tower
This ryokan 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. Complimentary wireless Internet access, 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. Guests can surf the web using 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 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines 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

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: JPY 1000 per night

Food and drink

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

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • 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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Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 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
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

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.

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
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 Ryokan
Matsubaya Ryokan Ryokan Kyoto

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Matsubaya Ryokan and receive a full refund?
Yes, Matsubaya Ryokan offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Matsubaya Ryokan cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Matsubaya Ryokan pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Matsubaya Ryokan?
Self-parking is available for JPY 1000 per night.
What time is check-in at Matsubaya Ryokan?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 11:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Matsubaya Ryokan?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Matsubaya Ryokan located?
Located in Central Kyoto, this ryokan is within a 10-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi are also within 1 mile (2 km). Gojo Station is 6 minutes by foot and Shichijo Station is 12 minutes.
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4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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The property and service was lovely. The private bath was very relaxing.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Location to the train station my second time saying here
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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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
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Very quaint, old world style. Clean, well located.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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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

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