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OJIZOYA-GREAT MACHIYA FOR YOUR KYOTO STAY

Wendy Lee

Advertiser since 2008
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Speaks english, french, mandarin
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Wendy Lee

Advertiser since 2008
Speaks english, french, mandarin
Tell the manager when you would like to travel.
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Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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OJIZOYA-GREAT MACHIYA FOR YOUR KYOTO STAY

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Kyoto House Rental Photos and Description

house, 2 bedrooms+other (see description), 1 bath, sleeps 4-6

Accommodations: House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-5)

Keywords: house

Ojizo-ya -“ The House of the Goddess of Travelers

In a small, narrow, quiet alley, in the midst of a vibrant, fascinating, traditional neighborhood in Kyoto, loaded with history and small stories from the past and present is Ojizo-ya - a traditional, cozy Japanese house which has been renovated to provide luxury-level comfort to its guests, yet has been designed to retain the spirit, esthetics, and beauty of the traditional Japanese town house.

Outside the House

On the outside wall of Ojizo-ya is a shrine which is shared by three houses. This shrine is dedicated to the goddess Ojizo (hence the name of the house). Ojizo is the goddess of both children and travelers. So during your stay here at The House of Ojizo, you, the traveler, will be personally protected while you enjoy both the ambience of the house and the attractions of its location.

Local Culture

Ojizo-ya is within easy walking distance of some of Kyoto's major sightseeing spots in the Higashiyama district in The Eastern Mountains, including Sanjusangendo Temple, the National Museum (3-5 minutes walk), the Kiyomizu area with its picturesque Ninen & Sanenzaka streets (15 minutes walk), Miyagawa-cho a Geisha area (15 minutes walk), and a bit further on there is Gion, another famous Geisha district.

Local Leisure

Ojizo-ya is also a few minutes away from the Kamo river (Kyoto's main river which runs through the city) and a great local park, where you can do as the Kyoto-ites do - take an early morning jog, stroll along the river side, or relax on a park bench and watch the world go by. You can also take a 20-30 minutes enjoyable walk along the river right into the city center.

The Heart of the City

While it is easy to get to the city center by walking along the Kamo river or through local neighborhoods, Ojizo-ya also benefits from good transport links. It is a short 10 minutes bus drive from Kyoto station (the main rail station and gateway to the city) and only a 3-5 minutes walk to Keihan railway Shichijo station on the Keihan railway line. In 3-5 minutes you can also reach a bus station and access the many bus lines including the comfortable Raku Bus? a special bus line which runs through the main sightseeing spots of Kyoto. After experiencing the heart of the city, travel back to the heart of the home and back into local life.

Local Amenities

Ojizo-ya is located in a really fascinating area which you can find out more about by looking at our “Behind the veil� tour, Please look at Windows to Japan website for more details. . The house is just a few minutes away from many local restaurants, coffee shops, a traditional sweet-making shop, a public bath with open air bath, and a local children's playground, visits to which will provide you with a feeling of completeness as you experience the local life of Kyoto in a down to earth neighborhood before heading back to the heart of the house.

Inside the House

Ojizo-ya can accommodate one person or one group of up to six and has two floors of accommodation.

The first floor boasts a fully equipped kitchen, living room (convertible to a bedroom with traditional Japanese futons for up to 2), laundry space, en suite western-style toilet, shower & bath, and access to a Japanese garden which can be viewed from the living room.

Second floor accommodation (sleeps up to 3) has two separate bedrooms, one with a western-style double bed, the second with traditional Japanese futons, and a balcony.

Inside the house you will also find 'Kyoto guide' with lots of maps and information on sights and things to do. In Kyoto and we are more than happy to help guests plan their itineraries while in Kyoto. Please refer to our planned tours.

Ojizo-ya is a NON SMOKING property. No Daily Cleaning is offered.

Rates are as below.

Regular Season Rate:12,000JPY for 2 persons

Jan.4-Mar.27, May.6-Jul.11, Dec.7-Dec.30

Middle Season Rate: 14,000JPY for 2 persons.

Apr.14-May.1, Jul.17-Aug.12, Aug.17-Oct.31

High Season Rate: 16,000JPY for 2 persons

Nov.1-Dec.6

Festival Season Rate: 18,000JPY for 2 persons

Mar.28-Apr.13, May.2-5, Jul.12-16, Aug.13-16, Dec.31-Jan.3

*Every extra 1 person, add 2,000JPY per night

*Every 7 nights, get 1 night fee. Pl note this policy is not applicable for festival season.

*Under 3 nights stay, require a cleaning fee of 4,000JPY.

*Pl consult with us for special rate for long stay above 3 weeks.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Wendy Lee (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2008
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks english, french, mandarin

About Wendy Lee

We, your hosts at Windows to Japan (a tour operator agency based in Japan which creates and organizes tours in Japan) can offer much more to help you optimize your Japanese experience, by planning and arranging parts of, or your entire tour in Japan by introducing unique windows through which you can unveil more layers of Japan’s enigmatic culture.

We offer special tours with reduced rates to guests staying in our houses. For more information, please contact us.

Wendy Lee purchased this house in 2009

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 25 traveler reviews

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Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews
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Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002779
+81 -7112527
Kyoto Japan
Minneapolis, MN
5

Ojizoya

  • 5 of 5
We were extremely happy with Ojizoya and would strongly consider staying there again! It was extremely cozy, very well located and the support staff were most helpful. I like to run and the river front was a 4min jog from the Machiya... Not only for running but also to take a serene walk it was ideal. Gion district, Sanjo shopping district, museums and Shrines are all very walkable with some great sightseeing along the way. I strongly recommend Ojizoya and its representatives.
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002779
+81 -7112527
Kyoto Japan
Canberra, ACT, Australia
5

A Great Month in Kyoto

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for 4 weeks in Nov/Dec and the place felt like a home away from home. The house was reasonably well located for some the main sites and handy for most of the main bus routes allowing good access to the more remote sites. It is also close to a Taxi Rank.

We were seeking suitable accommodation for an extended stay in Kyoto and found that the house met our needs perfectly. It was as advertised on the website, was clean and well maintained and the owners were helpful answering questions or addressing concerns.

It was a great experience to stay in a traditional Kyoto house to get the full cultural experience of being in Japan. We also enjoyed the experience of living in a residential and interacting with the locals and shopping in the local shops. We were very sad to leave at the end of our stay.

We would highly recommend Ojizoya as a place to stay for those seeking a similar Japanese experience to ours.
  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002779
+81 -7112527
Kyoto Japan
4

Quiet, well equipped house close to Kiyomizudera

  • 4 of 5
The house is beautiful, a good mix of traditional Machiya architecture and modern renovations. Thanks to the maps and directions sent by Wendy, finding the location was easy. The area is very quiet, residential, tucked away behind Gojodori. We saw local residents out and about quite often. The only thing we missed in the house was a TV, but everything else was great - fully equipped kitchen, clean shower/bath room, comfortable double bed, free WiFi. Best of all was being so close to Higashiyama, Gion and Miyagawacho. We saw the Kyo Odori while we were there at a theatre less than 20 minutes walk from the house. It was a great base for sight seeing.
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002779
+81 -7112527
Kyoto Japan
Canberra Australia
4

Wonderful traditional house

  • 4 of 5
Good location, close to supermarkets and subway. Safe quiet street and has everything you need to be self sufficient.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002779
+81 -7112527
Kyoto Japan
Tahiti
5

COOL DOWN IN PEACEFULL OJIZOYA

  • 5 of 5
ON SE SENT COMME CHEZ SOI A OJIZOYA
Tres bien situe, A 10 petites minutes de Gion et des temples
La machiya acceuille confortablement une famille de quatre, voisinage tres calme
nous avons particulierement apprecie la clim....il fait CHAUD en ete a Kyoto...
nb pas de tele ni de radio mais tres bonne connexion wifi
communication aisee, transaction facile avec les proprietaires

un beau souvenir de vacances
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Ojizoya-Great Machiya for Your Kyoto Stay
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002779
+81 -7112527
Kyoto Japan
5

Old World Charm

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 4 spent 3 nights in Ojizoya and enjoyed it very much. We felt the charm of an old, traditional Japanese house with its elegantly simple decor and functional design. We are a tall family, and although the entry area, stairway, and toilet area were a bit tight for us (my 6'6" husband did hit his noggin a few times), the main living room and the sleeping areas are large enough to be very comfortable and the shower room is spacious and easy to use. We did not need to use the kitchen much, other than the refrigerator. There is a convenience store a short walk away on the main road to the north where we got our breakfast bento boxes. I would not recommend this house for people with children under about 6 nor would it be good for someone with mobility issues. We also booked two tours with Windows on Japan, and our guide Emi was very knowledgable, friendly and accommodating. I recommend this company without hesitation.
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $110 Per night

Kyoto House Rental Rates

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Amenities

Amenities

Kyoto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes:
Check-in 3PM Check-out 11AM

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