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Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe
Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
31 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

WiFi 無料

Cleaning and safety practices

  • 消毒殺菌剤で清掃
  • 手指消毒剤を提供
  • 感染予防用品



人気の観光スポットYasaka Shrine徒歩 3 分
人気の観光スポットKawaramachi徒歩 9 分
人気の観光スポットKiyomizu Temple徒歩 15 分
空港Osaka (ITM-Itami)車で 54 分

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  • 本館103:ガーデンビュー デラックス ハリウッドツイン

    Room amenities

    • 54 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 新館209:シティービュー スーペリア キングベッド

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    • 47 ㎡
    • シティ ビュー
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 本館107:名栗壁 (なぐりかべ) デラックス ツイン

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    • 62 ㎡
    • 定員 3 名
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  • 本館104:メゾネット茶室付 デラックス ハリウッドツイン

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    • 60 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 新館206:坪庭ビュー バルコニー付スーペリアクイーンベッド

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    • 43 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • クイーンベッド 1 台
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  • 本館105:スキップフロア スーペリア クイーンベッド

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    • 39 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • クイーンベッド 1 台
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  • 新館202:坪庭ビュー 畳間付 デラックス キングベッド

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    • 49 ㎡
    • 定員 3 名
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  • 新館212:ガーデンビュー スーペリア キングベッド

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    • 48 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 新館203:ガーデンビュー半露天風呂デラックス キングベッド

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    • 47 ㎡
    • 定員 3 名
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  • 本館108:ガーデンビュー (ほら貝の間) スイート

    Room amenities

    • 97 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
    More details本館108:ガーデンビュー (ほら貝の間) スイート
  • 本館101:プライベートガーデン付デラックス クイーンベッド

    Room amenities

    • 50 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • クイーンベッド 1 台
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  • 新館201:坪庭ビュー 半露天風呂 デラックス キングベッド

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    • 52 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 本館109:シティービュー スーペリア キングベッド

    Room amenities

    • 32 ㎡
    • シティ ビュー
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
    More details本館109:シティービュー スーペリア キングベッド
  • 本館106:東山ビュー デラックス ツイン

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    • 59 ㎡
    • マウンテン ビュー
    • 定員 3 名
    More details本館106:東山ビュー デラックス ツイン
  • 新館205:坪庭ビュー 半露天風呂 デラックス キングベッド

    Room amenities

    • 44 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 新館208:坪庭ビュー 縁側付デラックス キングベッド

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    • 45 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 新館204:ガーデンビュー 畳間付 ジュニアスイート

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    • 70 ㎡
    • 定員 4 名
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  • 本館102:プライベートガーデン付デラックスハリウッドツイン

    Room amenities

    • 51 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 離れ111:町家スタイル スーペリア クイーンベッド (ペット可)

    Room amenities

    • 34 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • クイーンベッド 1 台
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  • 新館210:シティービュー スタンダード クイーンベッド

    Room amenities

    • 35 ㎡
    • シティ ビュー
    • 定員 2 名
    • クイーンベッド 1 台
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  • 新館207:坪庭ビューバス 寂光デラックス キングベッド

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    • 56 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
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  • 新館211:坪庭ビューバス東山ビューデラックス キングベッド

    Room amenities

    • 58 ㎡
    • 定員 2 名
    • キングベッド 1 台
    More details新館211:坪庭ビューバス東山ビューデラックス キングベッド



Located in Kyoto's Gion neighborhood, Luxury hotel SOWAKA is in the entertainment district and near a train station. Kodaiji Temple and Kiyomizu Temple are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are not to be missed.
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  • Yasaka Shrine - 徒歩 3 分
  • Kawaramachi - 徒歩 9 分
  • Nishiki Market - 徒歩 15 分
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 徒歩 15 分
  • Heian Shrine - 車で 7 分


  • Gion-shijo Station - 8 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 12 min walk
  • 空港Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 80 min drive


Luxury hotel SOWAKA

4-star Kyoto ryokan in Gion, walk to Kawaramachi
This smoke-free ryokan features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and spa services. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are onsite. All 23 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and tablet computers. Guests can enjoy upscale touches like deep soaking tubs and heated floors, along with premium bedding and down comforters for a bit of added comfort.
Luxury hotel SOWAKA offers 23 accommodations with tablet computers and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. This Kyoto ryokan provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Refrigerators and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and toilets with an electronic bidet. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.



  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:00 AM: JPY 4235 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese


  • Garden
  • Japanese garden
  • Terrace


  • Body treatments
  • Facials


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairways


  • Genkan (entryway)
  • Smoke-free property



  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Down comforter
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding


  • 20 bathrooms
  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Electronic bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels


  • Tablet computer

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator


  • Heated floors
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 11:00 AM


If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival


Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

お子様およびエキストラ ベッドのご利用について

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available




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 continental breakfast: JPY 4235 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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


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
No onsite parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation


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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property


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Luxury hotel SOWAKA Kyoto
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Luxury hotel SOWAKA Ryokan Kyoto


Can I cancel my reservation for free at Luxury hotel SOWAKA and receive a full refund?
Yes, Luxury hotel SOWAKA offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Luxury hotel SOWAKA cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
ラグジュアリーホテル そわかの宿泊料金はどのくらいですか ?
2020 年 10 月 22 日 現在、2020 年 10 月 28 日 に大人 2 名でラグジュアリーホテル そわかに 1 泊した場合の最低料金は ¥51,975 (税およびサービス料別) です。この料金は、今後 30 日間の 1 泊あたりの料金において過去 24 時間に見つかった最低料金に基づいています。料金は変更される場合があります。ご希望の日付を入力して、正確な料金をご確認ください。
Is Luxury hotel SOWAKA pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Luxury hotel SOWAKA?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Luxury hotel SOWAKA?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–10:00 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Luxury hotel SOWAKA?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary).
Where is Luxury hotel SOWAKA located?
Located in Gion, this ryokan is within a 10-minute walk of Kodaiji Temple, Maruyama Park, and Kawaramachi. Nishiki Market and Kiyomizu Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Gion-shijo Station is 8 minutes by foot and Higashiyama Station is 12 minutes.
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Very enjoyable stay
Very enjoyable stay. The staff were all very welcoming and helpful. Lovely room and great food. Good area to walk around, visit the temples and shrines, and get a real sense of old Japan.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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The staff was incredible. The service was amazing, the property was beautiful and serene, and the location was great.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
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The property itself is no doubt beautiful, but that is all i can say. The check in experience was not pleasant. We were informed during check in that they cannot serve us the Japanese style breakfast because they didnt prepare enough orders, and can only serve us the Western style breakfast without prior notice. After we explained to them that we came all the way here to enjoy Japanese instead of western cuisine, they spoke to the manager and changed their mind and gave us the Japanese breakfast. Its a small detail but it impacts the seemlessness of a hotel the price themselves so high. In the end, the breakfast was not even good, easily the worst meal we had during the entire trip.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Stayed here to enhance our cultural experience and it did not disappoint. The property is immaculate and the staff is fantastic. Love the room setup and peaceful stay. Great location within walking distance of many good sites. Thank you!
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Honestly staying here has been the highlight of our trip to Japan. This hotel is amazing and the staff are wonderful. The proximity to Gion and temples is amazing. Love love love this hotel.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019