Matsui Honkan

Rated 9.0 in 169 reviews. 27 rooms.


Ideally located just a 2-minute walk from lively Nishiki Market and Ponto-cho Street, Matsui Honkan boasts large public baths and chic Japanese-style rooms. It is within a 10-minute walk from Shijo, Karasuma and Kawaramachi subway stations. Free Wi-Fi is provided at the public area.

Fitted with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and traditional futon bedding, each room offers a relaxing ambience and facilities like a flat-screen TV, a fridge and a telephone. Yukata robes and tea sets are available in the room. The en suite bathroom has a bath tub and free toiletries.

Guests will be greeted with matcha green tea and Kyoto sweets at time of check-in. While staying at Honkan Matsui, guests can also receive massage in the room for a fee. Drinks vending machines and free luggage storage are available on site. The entire property has been renovated in April 2013.

Dinner is available for an additional fee upon prior reservation.

JR Kyoto Station is a 6-minute subway ride from Karasumaoike Station, which is a 10-minute walk from the property. Nijo-jo Castle, one of the World Heritage Sites, can be reached within a 20-minute walk.

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Matsui Honkan

  1. Walder (ベーカリー ワルダー)

    Little bakery with freshly baked breads and pastries. The garlic bread and custard pastries are amazing. Check behind the counter, as they might have some extra stock when somebody took the last one.

    148 m from hotel

  2. Inoda Coffee (イノダコーヒ 本店)

    Try the matcha French toast. It's a speciality here

    158 m from hotel

  3. Nishiki Market (錦市場)

    Try the baby octopus stuffed with quail egg

    231 m from hotel

  4. Ouchi Gohan Kokoraya (おうちごはんここら屋 御幸町本店)

    Local Kyoto Obanzai cuisine, using only local Kyoto produce and ingredients. Cozy, low-key, delicious. A place where locals come to eat and hangout. Tatami style. Not touristy.

    234 m from hotel

  5. CAFE KOCSI (カフェ コチ)

    What an amazing place. Recently saw in a local mag, then ran into it on my way to the hotel. Great find. Awesome menu: delicious looking various types of bread+ soups+salads+ desserts. Cozy & unique.

    338 m from hotel

  6. Yoshikawa Inn Tempura (料理旅館 天ぷら 吉川)

    Very good Tempura dinner here!

    375 m from hotel

  7. Masuya Saketen (益や酒店)

    The bartender here was amazing - so kind and helpful. She brought us a selection of delicious sakes to suit our tastes. Great atmosphere, as well. Absolutely worth a visit or two.

    382 m from hotel

  8. Katsukura (かつくら 三条本店)

    The veg curry was the best I tried until now. The price is also fair.

    392 m from hotel

  9. Kyogoku Stand (京極スタンド)

    Everyone is getting drunk even though it's lunchtime. Very chaos! Of course except for diligent salaryman.

    400 m from hotel

  10. Katsukura (かつくら 四条東洞院店)

    Prepare your special dip sauce for your cutlets with Sesame !

    430 m from hotel

  11. MARUZEN (丸善 京都本店)

    Great selection of books in english

    495 m from hotel

  12. Cafe Bibliotic Hello!

    Gaijin—you have to wait to be seated when it's busy—even if the seating system doesn't make sense. Coffee is avg—typical if Japan. Great decor! McIntosh 275 amp & B&W 803 speakers—amazing.

    0.7 km from hotel