This ryokan has been featured in the Michelin guide for the Kyoto area for 4 years in a row! A delightful fusion of traditional Japanese and modern styles; situated in the perfect location; serving the finest cuisine. Removed from the noisy bustle of the city, in the Higashiyama area, near Kodaiji Temple. A convenient location for those wishing to do some sightseeing in the area, while still surrounded by peaceful greenery, guests will experience the best of both worlds. Kodaiji, Kiyomizudera, Yasaka Shrine, Maruyama Park, Chion-in and Gion are all within easy walking distance. Just 15 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by taxi. 8 minutes walk from the Gion bus stop! Unfortunately, the ryokan has no elevator. Rooms with no toilet may use the facilities in the basement. Baths are open from 06:30 - 9:30 in the morning, and 16:00 - 23:00 in the evening. There is no Internet connection at the hotel. Bags can be left with the hotel for free before check in and after check out.