Royal Oak Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Oak Hotel Otsu
This hotel is both great and reasonable. If you visit Otsu, this hotel is an excellent choice. Highly recommended.
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... and the rain stops just before we finish our cups - we didn't even seen it happen!
Another walk through Gion, in the Pantocho neighborhood, then we wind our way back to the ryokan with takeout bento. Tonight, we'll repack our bags, finish up the rest of our food and sake(what a shame) and get ready for the next transfer. Tomorrow, we'll be spending the night at a temple guesthouse!
... it was just going to be a flat pathway with pretty red pillars that extended for 100 feet. I thought I could just snap a couple of pictures and head out for some grilled eel. Not so fast, said Kyoto.
I woke up in my room and my behind was immediately aching from biking all day. I missed my big, gel bike seat back home but I needed to suck it up and contend with my Japanese-sized bike seat. Unfortunately, Yossy contracted some sort of stomach bug from the night ...
... its mysterious rock garden, the most celebrated in Japan. The garden is enclosed by an earthen wall, within which fifteen carefully placed rocks seem to drift in a sea of raked white gravel. Beautiful and serene. Later we walked through the temple grounds filled with beautiful tall cherry trees in bloom. Best food in Kyoto: We returned to the train station around noon and took about an hour looking for the sushi restaurant that a couple we met the ...
... an English option which helps. However, some of the boards showing the details of the train lines are in Japanese. I eventally manage to work out my route, which I sort of knew, as I had researched it on the internet last night.
So, I know where I am going and I have worked out the system they use to indicate the next station along, so you know what direction you are going. Basically each station is numbered, and a sign on the platform wall indicates the number of the ...
It's just a week before Christmas when my dream to visit Japan finally comes true. Even though my pleasure was combined with business it was still worth waiting 15 years for. I started with a weekend in the ancient captial of Kyoto, before heading to Tokyo for a full week.
Kyoto was a beautiful city and a very easy city to explore and chill out in. My hostel was ...