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Hiiragiya Ryokan

175 reviews
+81 75-221-1139

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking

Experience Luxury and Impeccable Service at Hiiragiya-Ryokan

What Does a Hiiragiya-Ryokan Room Include?

This traditional ryokan (inn) was established in 1818. Combining classic Japanese style with modern amenities, Hiiragiya offers guests a unique experience. Each of its 48 rooms was individually designed, and all feature tatami mats, papered windows, and sliding doors. Most rooms have views to the garden. Dinner and breakfast are included in the room rate.

What Amenities Are Available?

Run by the same family for six generations, Hiiragiya offers impeccable service. Guests who have enjoyed the traditional Japanese hospitality of this classic inn have only the highest praise for their hosts. Meals served at Hiiragiya are prepared with the freshest seasonal ingredients and follow the traditions of Kaiseki cuisine.

How Much Will a Stay At Hiiragiya-Ryokan Cost?

Hiiragiya features two buildings, the main building with its classic Japanese architecture, and the new wing, which incorporates some modern concepts. Rooms in the new wing range from $305 to $480 per person per night. Rooms in the main building cost from $255 to $725 per person per night.

What's There to Do Nearby?

Located on a quiet street in the heart of Kyoto, Hiiragiya is just a short walk away from trendy shops, bars and restaurants. Some of the nearby attractions include the Kyoto International Manga Museum, the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and Nijo Castle.

What's the Bottom Line?

Travelers who are looking for an unforgettable and distinctive experience should give Hiiragiya-Ryokan a try. It is definitely one of the most special hotels in Kyoto.

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Nakahakusancho Fuyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku
Kyoto, 604-8094
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User Highlights
"Perfectly located" "Good access to public transport"
"Lots of dishes" "So many dishes"
100% loved the menu selection.
"Wonderful staff" "Impeccable service"
100% found the staff to be very friendly.
"Lavish presentation" "New rooms"
93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
100% said it was a stylish accommodation.
80% thought the facilities needed updating.
"Private bath" "New rooms"
For only 57%, the bathroom was ok.
62% said rooms were small.
Value for money

Good to know...

Friendly atmosphere
Stylish accommodation
Great menu
Bathroom could be bigger
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
This elegant ryokan has long been favoured by celebrities from around the world. Facilities and services are excellent and the location is hard to beat.
Time Out
Much has been written about Hiiragiya since it opened in 1861, usually rich with superlatives. Along with its cross-street neighbour Tawaraya, it’s considered the city’s greatest ryokan.
With a history dating back to 1818, the luxury Hiiragiya is a Japanese inn ("ryokan") located in the middle of Kyoto that takes pride in upholding traditional customs. Its 28 rooms are...
Hotel Information
Free Parking
Free Wifi
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
Some smoking-allowed rooms