KYOTO, JAPAN MODERN APARTMENTS CENTRALLY LOCATED IN HISTORIC GION

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Curtis Hawes

Speaks english, Japanese
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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KYOTO, JAPAN MODERN APARTMENTS CENTRALLY LOCATED IN HISTORIC GION

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Sleeps 2-3

The Gion Apartments are six vacation rental apartments in a modern apartment complex, built in October 2006. This accommodation is modern and basic, yet perfectly comfortable and well-located in the center of Kyoto in the prime location of Gion.

Provided for your comfort are two twin beds, with an additional single futon available upon request. In addition there is a sofa with coffee table, small dining table w/chairs, fully equipped kitchen, and washer / dryer. Also there is a television as well as Wifi Internet connection. Bicycle rental available on request.

Furniture, bedroom, kitchen and bath accessories are from Muji, the Japanese purveyor of basic yet contemporary household furnishings.

Gion is the historic geisha quarters in the center of Kyoto. This is a perfect launching point for tourists, with easy access by walking or public transportation, to the many sightseeing spots of Kyoto.

About Historic Gion: The Gion Apartments are located in the Gion district, one of the most historic areas of Kyoto. Gion is an atmospheric area full of old wooden houses, restaurants, and traditional shops. It's one of the few places in all of Japan where you can still easily see geisha on the street. There are many narrow side-streets throughout the area, with plenty of places to explore. Finding food is not a problem, since many restaurants and noodle shops are to be found nearby. In addition, several supermarkets and convenience stores are withing walking distance.

Access to sights and transportation: 8 minute taxi ride / 15 minute bus ride to Kyoto Station

5 minute walk to Keihan Gojo train station

5 minute walk to Kamo River

10 minute walk to Hanamikoji Street, the main street of Gion

15 minute walk to Shijo/Kawaramachi, the heart of the downtown shopping district

15 minute walk to Kiyomizu Temple, Kenninji Temple,

Numerous convenience stores, restaurants and cafes, bank, post office etc. in the immediate neighborhood.

Bus stops located nearby.

Availability: **PLEASE CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY, SINCE WE DON'T USE THE ONLINE CALENDAR**

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Curtis Hawes

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2006
Speaks english, Japanese
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Kyoto, Japan modern apartments centrally located in historic Gion
average rating of 4.714286 based on 70 reviews
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Kyoto Japan
5

The Perfect Rental

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Everything about this rental was perfect. It was clean, quiet, and roomy with modern amenities. It was a short walk to the subway and the small side street it is located on is full of wonderful shops. Kiyomizudera Temple was about a 20-minute walk and major shopping is minutes away by subway. In all honesty, I cannot think of one thing I was unhappy with. We looked forward to coming home to this wonderful apartment at the end of sightseeing each day; the atmosphere was very relaxing.

A special mention to Junko Fujina, who went above and beyond to retrieve a journal my niece left behind in a Narita hotel the night we arrived.

If you are still looking for the ideal place to stay while in Kyoto, look no further. This is the perfect place.
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5

Very comfortable and conveniently located.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We stayed for 6 nights and we loved it. It was close to a lot of sightseeing spots, and we never waited for more than five minutes to haul a taxi just outside the door. The internet connection worked flawlessly, much better than in any hotel we stayed in. The AC ('one in the sleeping room and one in the living room) was silent and efficient. We appreciate very much the possibility to have a cooler sleeping room. Well thought-out key system for self check-in and impeccable service. We will come again if opportunity knocks!
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Kyoto Japan
Australia
5

Just Another Memorable Stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
This is our second stay at these apartments after a 4 year lapse.
Upon my daughter and son in-law deciding to wed in Kyoto it was an instant decision to book two apartments at Gion Apartments.
My initial expectation on arrival was to expect the property to have some aged deterioration. Wrong! As per our first stay the apartments were clean, comfortable, the furnishings and the able appliances in excellent condition, with the new addition of free WiFi.
If you are seeking an apartment that is quiet and secure, located close to convenient stores, restaurants, transport, ATM cash (Post Office within 100m) and your wanting to immerse and absorb local Japanese life and culture, be close to the CBD, look no further.
To establish your booking and your queries you will find it a pleasure to deal with the owner who is prompt, clear and friendly in his communication. Nothing is a problem.
Enjoy your stay at Gion Apartments; I know we will upon our inevitable return to beautiful Kyoto.
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Kyoto, Japan modern apartments centrally located in historic Gion
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Kyoto Japan
5

Nice small efficient apartment and wonderful bikes

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
We really enjoyed our one week stay in Kyoto. It was clean and well equipped and offered everything you need. The apartment is very secure and quiet and yet still in the middle of Kyoto .
We especially loved the bikes we rented from the owner. It is wonderful and so easy to cycle to all the special places.
From start to finish we had a professional and very pleasant contact with the owner.
We definitely will advise friends or our children to stay here.
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Stuttgart/Germany
5

Nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
We really enjoyed our stay in Kyoto at “ Gion Apartments”. Already the first contact while booking was very pleasant and helpful so were the Information how to find the apartment. The apartment is conveniently located so you can catch a bus, take the subway or just walk to explore Kyoto. You will find a lot of stores and restaurants along Gojo Dori or in the smaller streets around the apartment. Everything was as described. A great place to stay and we will definitely recommend it or choose it the next time staying in Kyoto.
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Other Activities: Walking distance to Kiyomizu Temple, Maruyama Park, Kamo River, downtown shopping district, near good public transportation

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Availability & Rates

Kyoto Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
High Season
Mar 1 2014 - May 31 2014
$140
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
$115
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
$140
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Dec 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
$115
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Mar 1 2015 - May 31 2015
$140
5 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Payment in Japanese Yen only. US$ rates for reference only.
Payment by Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Paypal, or wire transfer.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Notes Rates are based in Japanese Yen as follows:
¥12,000/nt. low season (December to February, June to August)
¥15,000/nt. high season (other months)
Peak surcharge ¥3,000/nt. applies to these periods: April 1 to 15, July 10 to 20, December 25 to January 5
Rate is for two persons. 3rd person can stay for additional ¥2000 per night
**Minimum stay 5 nights
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Amenities

Kyoto Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Alarm Clock
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Please note that units are all the same size, with two slightly different floorplans (refer to photos.) Room types are assigned by availability and cannot be requested.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Notes:
Rental bicycles available by request.
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