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Ryokan MOTONAGO, Kyoto

3.5-star3.5 stars
511 Washio-cho, Koudaijimichi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 605-0072, Japan

3.5-star ryokan, steps from Kodaiji Temple
  • Free WiFi
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Fantastic service
Delicious food
Great location
Decent vibe

Ryokan MOTONAGO, Kyoto

from $313 CAD
  • Traditional Room, Japanese Futon, Shared Bathroom, Non Smoking (For 2 Adults)
  • Traditional Room AOBA, Twin Japanese Futon, Garden view, Non Smoking
  • Traditional Room CHITOSE, Twin Japanese Futon, Second Floor Garden view, Non Smoking
  • Traditional Room SYOEN, Twin Japanese Futon, With Garden, Non Smoking
  • Small Twin bed Room CHIKUSEN, Non Smoking, No Meals

What’s around Ryokan MOTONAGO, Kyoto

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Kodaiji Temple (1-minute walk)
  • Yasaka Shrine (2-minute walk)
  • Gion Corner (5-minute walk)
  • Kenninji Temple (6-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (9-minute walk)
  • Heian Shrine (14-minute walk)
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (15-minute walk)
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (28-minute walk)
  • Nijō Castle (28-minute walk)
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine (37-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 80 min drive
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 56 min drive
  • Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station - 11 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 14 min walk
  • Kyoto Sanjo Station - 17 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 14 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 16 min walk
  • Keage Station - 20 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 4 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service
  • Water dispenser
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Private bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot springs (Japanese-style onsen). Public bath/onsen services include an indoor public bath (no mineral springs) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature shared men and women areas.

Ryokan MOTONAGO, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Motonago
  • Ryokan MOTONAGO Kyoto
  • Ryokan MOTONAGO Ryokan
  • Ryokan MOTONAGO Ryokan Kyoto
  • Motonago Inn
  • Motonago Inn Kyoto
  • Motonago Kyoto
  • Motonago Hotel Kyoto
  • Ryokan MOTONAGO Kyoto


Guests who wish to order dinner (surcharge) during their stay must contact the property at least 3 days prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for private bath/onsen and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A city tax will be collected at the property effective October 1, 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

Optional extras

Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 1650 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 58 reviews

Very Good 8.0
The staff are super friendly. Wonderful traditional Japanese experience. You’ll have to reserve the onsen/shower room, but it’s worth it! Super relaxing!
Tracy, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The best ryokan choice
The hotel was great in the sense of authenticity, service, attention to details and location. We do find Motonago as a good choice of location for whom wants to lnow more about Japanese culture. We are being well taken care by all the hotel staffs. We do enjoy the “private steam bath”
Phong, vn2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing stay at Motonago
Overall an amazing stay at Motonago Rokyan. Impeccable services provided and very friendly staff. Made my stay an enjoyable and memorable. Ryokan at the Gion area which i consider a traditional location. Will go back again if I am in Kyoto. Only challenge is pulling luggage to the Ryokan on the narrow street.
Dave, sg1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great service, charming traditional ryokan
Amazing service and beautiful traditional ryokan room. When we arrived, we received a quick tour of the hotel amenities (shared bath, bathrooms, and wash areas), and then went to our room (clean and comfortable), where we were served hot tea. The hot bath was the highlight of our trip - each guest can reserve 30 minutes in the hot bath room, which has showers, toiletries, and a medium sized wooden pool with hot water. So refreshing and relaxing to experience the day after we hiked Mount Fuji! Motonago is a bit of an older ryokan but the service was excellent and grounds were pristine. I'd recommend this to anyone looking for the traditional hotel experience while in Kyoto.
Kathleen, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay!
Great experience. The location was excellent and it was fun being able to wander around after dinner when the crowds had gone. Staff were very helpful and made us feel welcome. The shared bathroom was great for a relaxing bath at the end of a long day. We were only able to book a small room which was fine as we were out all day. However if we were there for more than one night would have wanted a larger room.
asRomance trip

Ryokan MOTONAGO, Kyoto

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