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1 room, 2 adults

Matsubaya Ryokan, Kyoto

3-star3 stars
Higashinotoin Nishi-iru, Kamijuzuyacho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8150, Japan

City-center ryokan, steps from Higashi Honganji Temple
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
Fantastic service
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Value for money could be better

Matsubaya Ryokan, Kyoto

from $149 CAD
  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room with Garden View
  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Garden View
  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Bathroom
  • Western-Style Standard Twin Room
  • Japanese-Style Standard Twin Room with Bathroom
  • Japanese-Style Family Room with Kitchen
  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room
  • Japanese-Style Deluxe Room with Kitchen
  • Japanese-Style Single Room
  • Japanese-style Standard Twin Room with Shower
  • Japanese-style Deluxe Room, with Shower
  • Suite Japanese Western Style Room with Bathroom

What’s around Matsubaya Ryokan, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kyoto Tower - 10 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 17 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 18 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 31 min walk
  • Yasaka Shrine - 31 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 39 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 43 min walk

Getting around

  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 79 min drive
  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 50 min drive
  • Shichijo Station - 12 min walk
  • Kiyomizu-gojo Station - 12 min walk
  • Kyoto Station - 13 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 6 min walk
  • Kujo Station - 22 min walk
  • Tofukuji Station - 24 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 32 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 11:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

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

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 12
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • In-room safe

Special features


Public bath/onsen services include a yukata (Japanese robe).

Matsubaya Ryokan, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Matsubaya
  • Matsubaya Ryokan Ryokan
  • Matsubaya Ryokan Ryokan Kyoto
  • Matsubaya Kyoto
  • Matsubaya Ryokan
  • Matsubaya Ryokan Kyoto
  • Ryokan Matsubaya
  • Matsubaya Hotel Kyoto
  • Matsubaya Ryokan Kyoto


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.

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 may 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

Self parking costs JPY 1000 per night

Breakfast costs between JPY 500 and JPY 1100 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.

FAQs for Matsubaya Ryokan, Kyoto

  • Are pets allowed at Matsubaya Ryokan?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Matsubaya Ryokan?
    Yes. Self parking costs JPY 1000 per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Matsubaya Ryokan?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Matsubaya Ryokan?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include プルール (2-min walk), 草の所 (2-min walk), and まつもと (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 64 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Part Traditional
Great stay but rooms modern and renovated not Ryokan however traditional breakfast was excellent! Staff great, location a little confusing but original old area
Carmen, au3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceptional service
Wonderful showcase of Japanese service. We were given a welcome tour of the hotel and when we came back to check in, they had moved our luggage into the room. Also, guests who do not have their rooms cleaned receive a free gift. One downside is that the room walls are thin.
Chang Xian, sg2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel apartment
Amazing rooms all u could ever need! Able to cook noodles and wash and dry our cloths and all.
Jade, jp1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Stay in Japanese style room
Stayed in the Japanese style room. The room was large enough for us. It was a 10 minute walk to get to the subway area. Some members of staff were more helpful than others, but good overall.
Benjamin, gb4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A lovely small ryokan
Members of staff are all very friendly and eager to help. The ryokan's location is also very convenient for any activity. The roomis comfy and quiet. Highly recommendable.
Dawn, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel with helpful and friendly staff. I stayed in a Japanese style room which was comfortable, compact, and had all that we needed.
Christian, usTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Comfortable stay for family
Modern new tatami style room with small kitchen. Suitable size for 2 adult 2 young children. Only 1 washing machine, 1 dryer. Small TV. Wifi unreliable and slow during peak, otherwise good speed. Close to train station
Michael, sg3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place, great location!
We love the Japanese room for our stay. Very comfortable and unique experience. Would recommend it.
Michael, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fabulous tradition ryoken with great staff
Amazing traditional ryoken in great, convenient and interesting neighborhood. Staff give excellent advice for sightseeing and restaurants. Absolutely great experience. Perfect place to stay for experiencing Kyoto.
Anne, us5 night family trip

Matsubaya Ryokan, Kyoto

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