5 Accommodations Around Kyoto’s Kiyomizu-dera temple with Great Customer Reviews
Kiyomizu-dera temple is a famous sightseeing spot that best represents Kyoto. It is packed with tourists everyday, so it would be best to stay in an inn nearby in order to enjoy a stroll around the area in the early morning, when there are not many people around. Below are five of the best lodging spots around Kiyomizu-dera temple based on reviews, arranged in order of proximity to the temple.
1. Kiyomizu Sannenzaka – Guest House in Kyoto
A 3-minute walk to Kiyomizu-dera temple, this is a guesthouse that is tucked away in a quiet area where you can feel the tradition and history of Kyoto. All the rooms here are private, and consist of double and twin rooms, as well as triple and deluxe rooms that are perfect for families and groups. All rooms are fitted with a kitchen and washing machine. You can also rent kitchenware and bicycles (for a fee). Smoking is prohibited in the entire property. 24-hour check-in available. Wi-Fi is free throughout the building. There are English- and Chinese-speaking staff.
2. Kiyomizu Sannenzaka-An
Kiyomizu Sannenzaka-An is a condominium-type lodging facility that offers easy access, since it is just 5 minutes away from Kiyomizu-dera temple on foot. Each room can accommodate up to 6 people. They are pleasant spaces that fuse simple and stylish interiors. Every room is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven and simple kitchen with cookware, so you can make your own food. There is also a private bathroom with free bath amenities in each room. The front desk is open 24 hours a day. Bicycle rental service (for a fee) is also available. Wi-Fi is free in the guest rooms. There are English- and Chinese-speaking staff.
3. Yuenshe Kiyomizu Villa
Located just a 6-minute walk away from Kiyomizu-dera temple, Yuenshe Kiyomizu Villa is a lodging facility that can be rented as one whole house. There are three bedrooms, with each room fitted with one double bed. There is a dining room and a living room too, so you can relax in comfort. Further, there is a kitchen with cookware, dishes and microwave oven. The balcony has a table and chairs. Smoking is prohibited in the entire house. There is a washing machine and dryer. The front desk is open 24 hours a day. Wi-Fi is free throughout the property. English-, Chinese- and Malay-speaking staff available.
4. Hotel Ryozen
A 10-minute walk to Kiyomizu-dera temple, Hotel Ryozen is a ryokan (Japanese-style inn) that is found at the foot of the tranquil Higashiyama mountains. Inside this 3-story inn is a large public bath with a spectacular view of the surrounding scenery. You will be able to soak in a natural hot spring, which is unusual in they city of Kyoto. There are 29 guest rooms in this inn, all characterized by the subdued atmosphere created by the tatami flooring. The rooms are spacious and can fit up to five guests. You can avail of packages that suit your style, such as the plan that comes with breakfast, and the one-night, two-meal package that will give you a chance to taste such things as Japanese dishes that incorporate seasonal ingredients and sukiyaki (hot pot). Wi-Fi is free throughout the property.
5. Kyonoyado Senkaku Bettei
Kyonoyado Senkaku Bettei is a villa-type lodging facility that is situated in a place that is 11 minutes from Kiyomizu-dera temple by foot. It has a garden with a terrace, and inside, you will find bedrooms, as well as a separate living room and dining area. The kitchen is equipped with an oven and microwave. The bathroom has free amenities. The bottled water inside the refrigerator is free, along with breakfast and other services. One of the great points about this inn is that you can drink freshly brewed coffee anytime you like. Smoking is prohibited throughout the property. Wi-Fi is free in the entire building.
The accommodations listed above are all conveniently located for sightseeing. From condominium, to guesthouse and ryokan, the accommodation types on the list vary, so choose according to your preferences.
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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