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Down duvet, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Down duvet, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Down duvet, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Down duvet, blackout curtains, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Wonderful
20 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services


Explore the area

Popular LocationToei Kyoto Studio Park19 min walk
Popular LocationRyōan-ji4 min drive
Popular LocationKinkaku-ji5 min drive
AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)60 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Kyoto's Ukyo Ward neighbourhood, LeBlanc Pension Utano is near a train station. Notable landmarks in the area include Ryōan-ji and Kinkaku-ji, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Gion Corner. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Toei Kyoto Studio Park, a top attraction not to be missed.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Toei Kyoto Studio Park - 19 min walk
    • Ryōan-ji - 4 min drive
    • Kinkaku-ji - 5 min drive
    • Shijo Omiya - 7 min drive
    • Nijō Castle - 11 min drive

    Getting around

    • Utano Station - 5 min walk
    • Uzumasa Station - 20 min walk
    • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 84 min drive

    About this property

    LeBlanc Pension Utano

    Kyoto hotel in Ukyo Ward, near Ryōan-ji
    This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a business centre and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include free newspapers. All 11 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, down duvets and LCD TVs. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, showers and toothbrushes and toothpaste.
    LeBlanc Pension Utano offers 11 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary slippers and a hairdryer. Beds feature down comforters. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

    Bathrooms include a shower and toothbrushes and toothpaste. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

    Property amenities


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

    Parking and public transport

    Free self parking

    Food and drink

    Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–8:30 AM: JPY 1000 per person
    1 restaurant

    Family friendly

    Laundry facilities


    Free newspapers in reception
    No lifts

    Guest services

    Daily housekeeping
    Front desk (limited hours)
    Laundry facilities

    Languages spoken


    Business services

    Business centre
    Meeting rooms


    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    Air conditioning
    Blackout drapes/curtains
    Down comforter


    Toothbrush and toothpaste


    LCD TV


    Local maps
    Window screens



    Check-in between 3 PM and 10 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 10 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 11 PM
    This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
    To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
    Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk


    Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

    Children and extra beds

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

    Important information


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

    • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective from 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.
    • 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.

    Optional extras

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

    • Fee for continental breakfast: JPY 1000 per person (approximately)
    • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

    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 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.

    We should mention

    This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
    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

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
    How much is parking at this property?
    Self-parking is free at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in is from 3 PM to 10 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
    What time is check-out at this hotel?
    Checkout is at 10 AM.
    Where is this hotel located?
    Located in Ukyo Ward, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Ryōan-ji and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Kinkaku-ji. Nijō Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace are also within 6 mi (10 km). Utano Station is 5 minutes by foot and Narutaki Station is 7 minutes.

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for LeBlanc Pension Utano

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

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

    Nice building in a nice part of town. Friendly staff.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019


    • Liked: Staff & service
    A long bus ride from Kyoto Station

    Pros: The proprietors were lovely and super helpful. Went out of their way to answer questions. The area in NW Kyoto is a long (35-50 minute?) bus ride from Kyoto station, but once you are out there, there are several temples within walking distance. We visited Ninanji, Roanji, and Kinkakuji all within walking distance. We are big walkers so it might be far for some (1-2 kilos between?), but probably an easy cab ride. Good internet. Cons: There was a bit of a "hostel" feel to this hotel. I can't put a finger on it... the low ceilings, the plywood doors, the shared bathroom. Not sure. And, it is kind of far from Kyoto station. I speak Japanese but I can imagine it might be tricky if I hadn't.

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    LeBlanc Pension Utano

    It's a cute, small, reasonably priced hotel. The facilities were easy to understand. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
    Amazing Hosts!

    I was looking for a quick, reasonable, no frills place to stay so I could explore Arashiyama when I found LeBlanc. The rooms aren't fancy but they're clean and comfortable, which was exactly what I needed. The best part about my stay? The host and hostess were completely warm, friendly and wonderful making me feel like home. If you're from the US, it was as close to a New England B&B as you could get! I'd highly recommend and will be back on future business trips when I have a large block of time off. ™