Hiiragiya
Hiiragiya

Hiiragiya

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Top 1% of hotels in Kyoto
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“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.”

– Time Out

Insight Guides
"A well-known and timeless ryokan, dating from the mid-19th century. Expensive, but a Kyoto experience."
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"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." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Among Kyoto’s most illustrious ryokan... this 145-year-old staple includes a kaiseki dinner served in your room." Full review
Star Service
"This hostelry is widely acknowledged as one of the best traditional ryokan in Japan, a claim shared with the Tawaraya directly across the narrow street" Full review
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Room 14, a favorite of Kawabata, is among the most requested.
Frommer's
"This exquisite ryokan is as fine an example of a traditional inn as you'll find in Japan." Full review
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Dinners are exquisite multicourse kaiseki feasts served in your room; Western-style breakfasts are available upon request.
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Amenities
Hot Tub
Free Internet
Room Service
Concierge
Restaurant
Multilingual
Air Conditioning
Baggage storage
Flatscreen TV
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