Yuzuya Ryokan

Gion, Higashiyama [Kyoto Prefecture]


Yuzuya ryokan is a recently remodeled ryokan under the concept of "Japanese Auberge". Although Yuzuya ryokan is a small Japanese ryokan with only 9 rooms, it is very popular for nice blends of modern and traditional design.

The name "Yuzu" means citron in Japanese. A delicate fragrance of citron fills the air of the Ryokan. Yuzus are floated in the common bath providing a relaxing effect. They are also used in a captivating creative cuisines adding rich flavors.

Few other inns can match its location next to Yasaka Shrine, convenient for sightseeing around Kyoto's main attractions including Kiyomizu temple and Gion.

Accommodation Type Ryokan
Access Approx. 2 hrs 30 min. from Tokyo (15 min. from Kyoto Station by taxi)
Price Range* 30,000yen - 36,000yen/person + service charge (10%)
Environment In the heart of Gion area (Eastern part of Kyoto)
Room 9
Private Bath All rooms equipped with bath
*Per person, per night for double occupancy, weekdays on regular seasons.
Please check when booking.

Basic Information


  • 9 rooms with Japanese traditional style
  • Restaurant on the first floor


  • Dinner and breakfast are served in the restaurant on the first floor
  • Dinner is a Japanese Kaiseki course. Enjoy the variety of popular dishes such as a fragrant citrus dish.
  • The company operates restaurants in Kyoto. It is, for example, possible to have a dinner in the ryokan on day 1 and in one of the group restaurants in Kyoto on day 2.


  • All rooms equipped with baths
  • Chartered family bath with citrus aroma


  • Check in from 15:00
  • Check out 11:00
  • Intenet connection: wireless connection available around lobby area
  • English: OK

Room type and prices


30,000, 33,000, 36,000yen depending on the room type.

  • Rates are for per person, per night including dinner and breakfast.
  • Consumption tax is inlcuded. Service charge (10%) is not included.
  • On Saturday and eve of national holidays, prices are different. Top seasons also have different prices. Please check when booking.
  • Children under the age of 12 cannot stay. Prices for elementary school students are either 50% or 70% of the adult rate.

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By train (from Tokyo)

  • Tokyo - (JR Shinkansen Nozomi super express: 2 hrs. 20 min.) - Kyoto Station - (Taxi : 15 min. ) - Yuzuya Ryokan

From Kansai International Airport

  • About 2 hrs by train, shuttle bus or shuttle taxi

Recommended activities

Kyoto sightseeing (convenient location for exploring Higashiyama district)

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