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Top Sakyo Ward Historic Hotels

yadoya
3 out of 5
7-7 Yamabana Kawabata-cho, Higashiyama, Sakyoku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥31,818 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
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Aoi Philosophers Path Villa
3.5 out of 5
10 Nanzenji, Kitanobo-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥45,636 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Wedding night by the mountains

"Lovely little house with a beautiful garden in one of the most beautiful areas in Kyoto."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018

Aoi Philosophers Path Villa
Ryokan Yoshida-sanso
4.5 out of 5
59-1 Yoshida Shimo-ooji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥127,273 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.8/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)

"beautiful and perfect location close to the university."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Ryokan Yoshida-sanso
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Ryokan Sawaya Honten
3 out of 5
25 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥10,122 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.6/5Wonderful! (339 reviews)
Phenomenal experience

"We loved our stay at Ryokan Sawaya. The rooms are very spacious, which is rare in Japan, we had a lot of space! The ryokan amenities are great, especially the public baths, excellent to relax after a day of touring Kyoto. The building is clean and well preserved. The attention to details is fantastic, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Ryokan Sawaya Honten
Lund house
1 out of 5
33-4 Takanotamaokatyo Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.5/5Wonderful! (39 reviews)
The Lund House - A Simply Perfect Hostle.

"The Lund House is a small simplistic hostel in a nice and quiet part of town. It is still easily accessible, however, with the closest bus being line 17 or 206 (Summer 2018). The Lund House is very small and compact, but as long as you have pleasant roommates the place feels like a wonderful home. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2018

Lund house
Guesthouse Hyakumanben Cross
2 out of 5
157 Tanakaooi-Cho, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥4,288 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.5/5Wonderful! (172 reviews)
Very clean, comfortable, and convenient

"This is the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in! The staff is also super friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Guesthouse Hyakumanben Cross
Hoshino Resorts L'Hotel de Hiei
4 out of 5
Hieizan Ippon Sugi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.3/5Excellent! (39 reviews)

"Good food, drinks are pricey. Hotel is quite dated and needs a major overhall to keep up with the Hoshino standard."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2018

Hoshino Resorts L'Hotel de Hiei
Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
Takaraga Ike, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥12,106 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (717 reviews)

"Good hotel"…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto
Hostel Ginkakuji
1 out of 5
Jodoji 58-2, Nishida-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.1/5Very Good! (24 reviews)

"Staff behavior was excellent. Kitchen was stinking. Bathroom shared. Not good."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Hostel Ginkakuji
Oyado Shogoin
2.5 out of 5
Sakyo-ku, Shogoinrengezo-cho 28-7, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Not a hotel

"Very comfortable.Just a stay ,not bed .Felt like staying at home."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2017

Oyado Shogoin
Kaikoan
2.5 out of 5
366, Kashira-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Ohara no Sato
3 out of 5
31 Kusao-cyo Oohara, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥7,492 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4/5Very Good! (174 reviews)

"Overall it's a pleasant stay. Nice staff and good food. The outdoor onsen is sooooo relaxing. Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

Ohara no Sato
Kyoto Nanzenji Ryokan Yachiyo
3.5 out of 5
34 Nanzenji Fukuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥17,511 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.9/5Very Good! (119 reviews)
What a bath!

"The ground floor garden view room with private bath was a once in a lifetime experience - the rooms were beautiful and the outlook lovely but the massive round wooden bath took first prize!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Kyoto Nanzenji Ryokan Yachiyo
Grand Fine Kyoto Okazaki - Adults Only
3 out of 5
53-11 Awataguchi Torii-cho, Kyoto-shi Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥7,066 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
3.9/5Very Good! (68 reviews)

"The hotel is great at a nice position compared with many temples and not far from the subway. I missed the fact that it was a love hotel, which was slightly weird at first, but not too bad."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2018

Grand Fine Kyoto Okazaki - Adults Only
Hotel Heian No Mori Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
51, Okazaki, Higashi Tenno-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥3,526 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.9/5Good! (290 reviews)
Good hotel for the weekend

"Nice comparable and clean hotel."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Hotel Heian No Mori Kyoto
Kyoto Travelers Inn
3 out of 5
91, Okazakienkatsuji, Sakyou-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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3.6/5Good! (39 reviews)

"I was suprised to find they have a nice little onsen style bath. It’s modest but perfect after a long flight. And most of the staff spoke English."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019

Kyoto Travelers Inn
Kyoto Guest House Ninja - Hostel
1 out of 5
27-15 Izumi Bld., Okazaki Tokuseicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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3/5 (7 reviews)
めちゃ良かった!

"時間を気にせずチェックイン出来るし市街地から近いので良かったです!広くて、ちょっとしたゲームや充電器、オモチャのかつらなんかあったりして盛り上がりました。また京都に行くときはここを利用します。サービス重視の方は不向きだと思います。私にはかなり合っていました。また、いきます。ありがとうございました!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018

Kyoto Guest House Ninja - Hostel
Kyoto Guesthouse - The Earthship- Chikyugo
2 out of 5
33-15 Yoshidanakaadachicho Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Kyoto Guesthouse - The Earthship- Chikyugo
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Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Sakyo Ward?
During a vacation in Sakyo Ward, historians and history enthusiasts alike will likely want to explore the temples. You can check out the gardens and mountain landscape during your visit.
What's the best hotel in Sakyo Ward to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Ryokan Yoshida-sanso is a top 4.5-star ryokan for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Heian Shrine is a short 18-minute walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include Kyoto Travelers Inn and Kyoto Nanzenji Ryokan Yachiyo.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Sakyo Ward?
Sakyo Ward is home to 145 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 19 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Sakyo Ward?
Sakyo Ward is notable for its temples and landmarks like Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple, and Kurama-dera Temple. Cultural venues include Mount Hiei, Kyoto Concert Hall, and Kyoto Kaikan Concert Hall. Other popular sights include Kyoto International Conference Centre and Kifune Shrine.
What is a historic hotel like in Sakyo Ward?
Historic hotels give guests an opportunity to stay in a building that has been recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Sakyo Ward often retain original characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the architecture and actual building. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value that the place has and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Sakyo Ward have modern facilities?
Yes, every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Visitors can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. When you book a historic hotel in Sakyo Ward, it doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown.

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