Ryokan Sawaya Honten

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
25 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8397, Japan
4.6 out of 5 rating 339 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Ryokan Sawaya Honten in Kyoto (Sakyo Ward), you'll be steps from Kyoto University and 14 minutes by foot from Heian Shrine. This ryokan is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Kawaramachi and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Yasaka Shrine.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 13 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Amenities

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area.

Dining

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 8:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and laundry facilities.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Kyoto University - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Miyakomesse - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Kiyamachi Street - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Heian Shrine - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Kyoto Municipal Zoo - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Yoshida Shrine - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Pontocho - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Gion Shirakawa Area - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Chionji Temple - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Honnoji Temple - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Shoren-in Temple - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Kawaramachi - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Kyoto Imperial Palace - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Yasaka Shrine - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 103.3 km / 64.2 mi
Itami Airport (ITM) - 55.5 km / 34.5 mi

The preferred airport for Ryokan Sawaya Honten is Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX).

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 15 years old.
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Japanese futons are provided based on the number of adults in the reservation.
The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • 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.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:


  • 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

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


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: JPY 2200 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: JPY 1500 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Japanese garden
  • -Handrails in stairways
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no