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All rooms are traditional Japanese style, with tatami mats, papered shoji window, and sliding fusuma doors. Bath, toilet, hand towel, bath towel, body soap, soap, dryer, Japanese bathrobe and other toilet articles The hotel serve the finest quality of Kyoto-style artistic and gracious Kaiseki cuisine, carefully prepared with the freshest seasonal ingredients, and elegantly presented on handcrafted Kiyomizu ceramics and the finest lacquer ware. Hiiragiya Ryokan, established in 1818, is reputably one of the most beloved of all the Japanese traditional inns. It is a historic inn under the ownership of the same family for 6 generations, has played host to internationally famous writers, artists, politicians, scientists and members of the imperial family. Yasunari Kawabata, a Nobel laureate, considered Hiiragiya as his home away from home. Each room is uniquely designed with its own special motif, preserving the traditional Japanese architecture.
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The ryokan is located right in the center of Kyoto City making it easily accessible for any visitor. It takes 5 minutes by subway from Kyoto JR station to Oike and then 10 minutes walk east of Oike Subway Station or a 10 minute taxi ride from JR Kyoto Station. 4 kms to city centre 70 kms to the airport (kansai international airport) 4 kms to the airport (osaka international airport) 6 minute walk to the nearest metro station (karasuma oike) 4 km to the nearest station (kyoto(jr line)) 5 minute walk to the nearest bus stop 8 km to the nearest fair site (kyoto international conference)