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“A beautifully designed traditional guesthouse comprising of just 10 rooms. Light and airy rooms feature tatami mats, garden views and the best have hot spring baths. Regional cuisine is served up in the restaurant. Ideally located for a tranquil stay yet with easy access to the city.”

“A beautifully designed traditional guesthouse comprising of just 10 rooms. Light and airy rooms feature tatami mats, garden views and the best have hot spring baths. Regional cuisine is served up in the restaurant. Ideally located for a tranquil stay yet with easy access to the city.”

Hotel Review

Arashiyama Benkei has not yet been inspected and reviewed by the Hotel Guru but has been recommended by other guides that we respect.
Recommended for
  • Local exploring
  • A chic traditional property, set in pretty gardens and with good connecting links to the city.

Recommended For

  • Local exploring
  • A chic traditional property, set in pretty gardens and with good connecting links to the city.
  • Sailing
  • Take a cruise down the river (a particularly nice experience in the autumn months when the trees are red).
  • Fishing
  • During the summer watch the cormorant fishing that takes place on the Ōi River.
  • Other Activities
  • Located just 20 mins by train from the famed Nijo-jo Castle.
  • Sights nearby
  • Visit the Tenryuji Temple marked as a World Heritage Site.
  • Free wifi
  • Full of character
  • Family Suites
  • Quiet
  • Views
  • Romantic
  • Luxury
  • Traditional
  • Child friendly
  • Chic
  • Historic
  • Boutique
  • Restaurant

Facilities

  • No pets
  • Parking
  • Shops
  • Family Suites
  • Massage
  • Free wifi
  • Views
  • Air conditioning
  • Wifi
  • Hot Tub
  • Child friendly
  • Restaurant

Activities

  • Sailing
  • Take a cruise down the river (a particularly nice experience in the autumn months when the trees are red).
  • Fishing
  • During the summer watch the cormorant fishing that takes place on the Ōi River.
  • Other Activities
  • Located just 20 mins by train from the famed Nijo-jo Castle.
  • Sights nearby
  • Visit the Tenryuji Temple marked as a World Heritage Site.

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