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Hotel Arashiyama Benkei Kyoto, Located along the Katsura River in the western part of Kyoto, Arashiyama Benkei offers traditional Japanese accommodation with indoor and outdoor natural hot spring baths. The rooms are fitted with tatami (woven-straw) flooring and futon bedding, and guests can enjoy in-room dinners while wearing yukata robes. Spacious Japanese-style rooms feature a seating area and large windows with views of beautiful Japanese gardens. A TV, a fridge and an electric kettle are provided in the room, along with free green tea bags. Free toiletries are included in the en suite bathroom. Benkei Arashiyama is located a 5-minute walk from Keifuku Arashiyama Station and a 15-minute walk from JR Saga Arashiyama Station. JR Kyoto Station is a 25-minute train ride. Popular tourist attractions like Nijo-jo Castle and Kinkaku-ji Temple can be reached within a 20-minute train ride. Free shuttle buses to the nearest station run every morning. Delicately prepared multi-course dinner is served in the guest room with a Nakai (personal attendant) service. Japanese breakfast can be enjoyed at the large dining room with other guests. The ryokan offers karaoke and massage facilities at extra charge. Photocopiers and drink vending machines are available. (Hotel Arashiyama Benkei Kyoto hotels booking).