Recommendation by Lemi
In the midst of the daily grind, Kikokuso is like a bubble of old Japan, completely unbothered by central Kyoto. City kids, rest easy: WiFi is available so you’re not leaving civilization totally behind. Simply indulge in all the luxuries of a traditional ryokan without ever stepping out of the city. It’s even complete with a tiny Japanese garden to zone out in. Tourists on a busy schedule don’t have to travel far to experience true Japanese hospitality. Kikokuso only houses a handful of guest rooms so everything is intimate, especially service. You’re treated like a cherished house guest from beginning to end. Only one room has a private bath and toilet, everyone else shares a communal rock bath. The best part is, if you live in the area, you will always have a place to escape!