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Arashiyama Benkei

Star Rating
4 out of 5

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Reviews

4.7 / 5Exceptional
169 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Saihoji Temple
    4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Katsura Imperial Villa
    5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Ryōan-ji
    9 min drive
  • Airport
    Osaka (ITM-Itami)
    60 min drive

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  • Japanese Room (7.5 tatami mats)

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Japanese Room (10 tatami mats)

    Room Amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Japanese Room (12 tatami mats)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Japanese Room (15 tatami mats)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Modern Premium Suite, Garden View (90sqm)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Modern Premium Suite, Maisonette Type, Garden View (90sqm)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Japanese Suite with Private Open-Air Bath, River View

    Room Amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Japanese Suite with Private Open-Air Bath, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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About this area

Kyoto

Located on the riverwalk, Arashiyama Benkei is in Kyoto's Arashiyama neighbourhood, a walkable area with good shopping. Kawaramachi and Shijo Omiya are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Toei Kyoto Studio Park and Kyoto Aquarium. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Kyoto Racecourse, or consider a night out at Shozan Resort Kyoto. Our guests appreciate the ryokan's quiet location.

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Saihoji Temple - 4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Katsura Imperial Villa - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Ryōan-ji - 9 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Kinkaku-ji - 24 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Nijō Castle - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Kyoto Arashiyama Station - 4 min walk
  • Nishioji Oike Station - 8 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 104 min drive

About this property

Arashiyama Benkei

Rivewalk Kyoto ryokan in Arashiyama with 20 restaurants
This smoke-free ryokan features 20 restaurants, dry cleaning and free newspapers. Free self parking, a free area shuttle and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, multilingual staff, wedding services and a garden are on-site. All 10 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, electric kettles and flat-screen TVs. Guests will also find free bottled water and safes.
Arashiyama Benkei offers 10 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. This Kyoto ryokan provides complimentary wireless Internet access.
Dining is available at one of the ryokan's 20 restaurants. Arashiyama Benkei features hot springs. An area shuttle, A train station pick-up shuttle and A train station drop-off shuttle are complimentary for guests. This hot springs ryokan also offers multilingual staff, karaoke and a garden. Limited complimentary on-site parking is offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and a car charging station is available.
Arashiyama Benkei is a smoke-free property.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Services include massages. Public bath/onsen services include an indoor mineral hot spring (onsen) and a yukata (Japanese robe). These services feature separate men's and women's areas. The ryokan bathing area is open from 6:00 AM to midnight.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM - 7 PM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
All restaurants at the property require guests to pre-book breakfast service 1 day in advance, and pre-book dinner service 3 days in advance. Meal requests for guests without restaurant reservations cannot be accommodated. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Property payment types

Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Fees

 
  • A city tax will be collected at the property effective 1 October 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.

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.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: JPY 3300 for adults and JPY 3300 for children (approximately)

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Additional fees may apply to children for items such as extra bedding and meals. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for private bath/onsen. Reservations can be made by contacting the ryokan prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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, accommodation proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Property is also known as

  • Arashiyama Benkei Inn
  • Benkei Inn
  • Arashiyama Benkei
  • Arashiyama Benkei Hotel Kyoto
  • Arashiyama Benkei Kyoto
  • Arashiyama Benkei Ryokan
  • Arashiyama Benkei Ryokan Kyoto

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Electric car charging station
  • Limited parking spaces
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Free return train station shuttle

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM: JPY 3300 for adults and JPY 3300 for children
  • 20 restaurants

Things to do

  • Hot springs
  • Karaoke

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free local area shuttle

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Outdoors

  • Garden

Spa

  • Indoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Massages
  • Outdoor mineral hot springs (onsen)
  • Public bath open from 6:00 AM to midnight
  • Separate men/women areas in public bath
  • Yukata (Japanese robe)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Climate control (heating)

Bathroom

  • Electronic bidet

Entertainment

  • flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

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  • Safe
4.7

Exceptional

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
4
2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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4.8
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.9
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This is a beautifully and perfectly located property and the food was excellent too

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The nine course, two hour dinner in a private room was amazing! The location was exceptional as well—close to the bamboo forest, temples, and Monkey Park. A great coffee shop on the corner (ryokan only serves tea!) A fabulous experience. Highly recommend.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We were travelling with a 3 month old baby and appreciated the excellent service from the staff to accommodate our requests. Great location with scenic views from our room.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The service here was amazing. The fantastic staff make you feel welcome from the moment you step in the door and ensure you are well looked after throughout the stay. The onsen was great and kept in very good condition.

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

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