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Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE - Kyoto

4-star4 stars
502 Washio-cho, Shimogawara, Gion, Kyoto, Kyoto, 605-0072, Japan

Upscale ryokan within walking distance of Yasaka Shrine
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Delicious food
Ordinary amenities

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE - Kyoto

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$187
  • Japanese Style Room (6 Tatami mats)
  • Japanese Style Room (8 Tatami mats)
  • Japanese Style Room (10 Tatami mats)
  • Japanese Style Room (12+6 mats)

What’s around Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE - Kyoto

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Yasaka Shrine (2-minute walk)
  • Gion Corner (4-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (9-minute walk)
  • Heian Shrine (14-minute walk)
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (15-minute walk)
  • Kyoto Tower (23-minute walk)
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (27-minute walk)
  • Nijō Castle (28-minute walk)
  • Toji Temple (36-minute walk)
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine (37-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 80 min drive
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 55 min drive
  • Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station - 10 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 13 min walk
  • Kyoto Sanjo Station - 16 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 13 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 15 min walk
  • Keage Station - 21 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 3 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests booked in Half Board rates must check-in by 7:30 PM to receive dinner. No refunds will be issued for any unused portion of the rate plan. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Public bath/onsen services include an indoor public bath (no mineral springs) and a yukata (Japanese robe).

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE - Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Sakanoue
  • Sakanoue Inn
  • Sakanoue Inn Kyoto
  • Sakanoue Kyoto
  • Ryokan SAKANOUE
  • Kyoto SAKANOUE
  • Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE Kyoto
  • Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE Ryokan
  • Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE Ryokan Kyoto


Children under 3 stay for free, but incur a compulsory fee of 2160 JPY, to be paid at the hotel.
Guests should be aware that the child fees do not include bedding or meals. Please inform the hotel in advance if a meal for your child is required. The hotel will reach out to you directly regarding the extra charge.
Guests with dietary restrictions or food allergies should contact this hotel in advance. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A city tax will 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 this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 122 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very good location, in the heart of gion. Breakfast and dinner is incredible, super nice service
Nina, us4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The location was unbeatable - turn left and you’re footsteps away from a great temple walk past Kodaiji all the way to Kiyamizu-dera. Turn right as you exit the ryokan and you’re a few blocks away from shopping, restaurants, and convenient train lines, as well as the famous streets of Gion. But most impressive were the staff who were very attentive, kind, and obviously cared deeply about the experience of their guests. The room was beautiful. And the breakfasts were delicious.
Kenneth, us3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Would have appreciated a mini tour of the grounds and bath house. We didn’t even realize there was one there until it was too late. Excellent service, very quaint. The dinner was just okay... not our favorite meal. We enjoyed our 1 night stay here for the experience.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Very nice Ryokan in the best area of Kyoto
I visit Kyoto every year and this was the best Ryokan I’ve at reasonable price and services. I’ll recommend this place to everyone from couple to family.
us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful stay!
We loved the Sakanoue. The location in Gion can’t be beat. The staff was lovely and helpful. The traditional Japanese accommodations were fabulous and we loved soaking in the tub each night after lots of walking each day.
jenny, us3 night family trip

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE - Kyoto

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