KYOTO`S FINEST MACHIYA TOWNHOUSE - A PLACE TO FEEL THE LOCAL ATMOSPHERE

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Machiya Residence Inn Kyoto

Speaks english, Japanese
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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KYOTO`S FINEST MACHIYA TOWNHOUSE - A PLACE TO FEEL THE LOCAL ATMOSPHERE

Kyoto Townhome Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 toilets, lounge / computer room, garden, sleeps 6

A traditional Japanese townhouse that lies in Higashiyama area where many of Kyoto’s cultural heritage sites remain. The house is in an excellent location with easy access to popular sightseeing spots such as Gion, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Sanjusangen-do, and Fushimi-Inari Taisha, and it is just one station from Kyoto station.

Fully refurbished rooms, equipped with a self-contained kitchen, washing machine / dryer, plasma TV and computer with internet access, we can meet any needs you may have, and is suitable for travelers after a great value, couples, good friends, families and those wishing a long-stay accommodation.

Located in the corner of good old shopping arcade of local neighborhood, opening you to the locals’ lives in Kyoto, a scene which is completely different to the ordered atmosphere of many tourist areas. Prepare yourself for this unique experience you cannot get at normal hotels and Ryokans, of living in Kyoto’s historical downtown area.

Fully licensed property : This house obtains official hotel/inn business license and complies with the Building Standard Law and the Fire Services Act in Japan. You may securely stay in this house while enjoying your trip in Kyoto.

Up to 6 people can stay at one time, making it perfect for couples, families, and trips with good friends.

House description 1 : Entrance:

Once you enter the house you will see two small amber colored lamps hanging from the ceiling. This room has Internet access and also contains a washing machine/dryer. There is also a toilet behind the sliding door next to the washing machine. The corridor leads to the kitchen and living room.

Living room:

The living room is the heart of the Japanese home. All of the furnishings, from the small chabudai, or round table, and zabuton cushions to the tatami, or dried straw mats, have been custom-made by Kyoto’s finest craftsmen. This room also has a plasma TV, a refrigerator, a microwave, a safe deposit box and a closet. With a direct view of the Japanese garden it’s easy to feel right at home here. This room can also be converted into an extra bedroom by laying down extra futon mattresses.

Bathroom:

The bathroom contains a sink, toilet and adjacent room with a shower and bathtub. You can enjoy a view of the garden through the little window while taking a bath.

House description 2 : Western Bedroom (second floor) :

The western style bedroom has a twin bed and a dressing table. High quality mattresses from Kyoto's long established bedding company as well as camel pillows and soft blankets are provided to ensure a good night's sleep. The ceiling still contains all of the original wooden framework so that you can experience Japanese architecture firsthand.The fusuma or sliding doorsin this room has a gold striped color scheme to represent the name of inn Kohaku.

Japanese Bedroom (second floor) :

The Japanese tatami style bedroom can prepare up to 2 sets of futon mattresses. All of our mattresses are orthopedic and designed to give additional back support for those who may not be accustomed to sleeping on Japanese style futons.

Information about local stores around the house

The house is located in the corner of good old shopping arcade of local neighborhood, it is a place where you can feel the atmosphere of the downtown Kyoto. Please see the following information to find out what is nearby;

Supermarket - 1 minute on foot

24/7 convenience store - 30 seconds on foot

Post office - 1 minute on foot

ATM machines - 1 minute on foot

Chemist / Drug store - 1 minute on foot

Red Cross Hospital - 2 minute on foot

Udon restaurant - 30 seconds on foot

Kyoto 'obanzai' or family cuisine restaurant - 30 seconds on foot

Tonkatsu or pork cutlet restaurant - 2 minute on foot

Yakitori or chicken skewers restaurant - 3 minute on foot

Izakaya restaurant - 5 minute on foot

Takoyaki takeaway- 5 minute on foot

Sushi takeaway - 1 minute on foot

Japanese sweet shop - 30 seconds on foot

Green tea store/cafe - 3 minutes on foot

and many more!!

All these restaurants are friendly individually owned restaurants to enjoy the local atmospher

Information for sightseeing spots around the house

Tofukuji Temple - 10 minutes on foot

Sennyuji Temple - 10 minutes on foot

Sanjusangendo Temple - 10 minutes on foot

Kiyomizu Temple - 5 minutes by bus

Gion - 10 minutes by bus

Fushimi inari taisha Shrine - 5 minutes by train

Kyoto Central Station - 3 minutes by train

More Details
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Machiya Residence Inn Kyoto

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english, Japanese
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 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
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

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Kyoto`s Finest Machiya Townhouse - A place to feel the local atmosphere
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews
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Kyoto`s Finest Machiya Townhouse - A place to feel the local atmosphere
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Kyoto Japan
5

Lost in translation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
A really great place to stay! Since it's right by Kyoto Station, it's within walking distance or a short bus or train ride to famous temples and shrines like Tofukuji and Kiyomizu teru. There's also lots of shops and a supermarket nearby so we, being the adventurous travelers we are, bought a ton of Japanese food, still don't know what some of it was but it tasted great! There were four of us so we had a blast cooking the food in the mini-kitchen and eating in the Japanese style room. The western style beds were comfy but the futons were just as comfortable! Overall, it's a really clean, comfortable, and relaxing place to stay.
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We strive to offer our guests an authentic Japanese experience, so it’s great to hear that you took advantage of the Japanese style rooms and tried different kinds of Japanese food. Next time, please feel free to ask me to tag along with you when you go food shopping, I’d be more than happy to explain what the different kinds of foods are. I’m happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Happy travels!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Kyoto`s Finest Machiya Townhouse - A place to feel the local atmosphere
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+81 75 7085610
Kyoto Japan
Valencia, Carabobo
5

Just perfect :)

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
Beautiful, beautiful house; nice Hiro. I liked both. :)
It is a traditional house, fully renovated, charming and comfi. It was even better than we expected.
The neighborhood is nice and is easy to move by train or by bus.
We had a really good time there. It was a good thing to be in Kyoto during Gion Matsuri, but the weather is really hot and humid in summer...
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. Gion Matsuri is the most famous festival in Kyoto, so you chose one of the best times to visit! I hope you were able to cool down by trying some of the summer treats like flavored shaved ice that they sell during the festivities. I’m also glad to hear you were able to find your way around the city. It really is a lot easier than most people think and our machiya’s convenient location makes it that much easier. I look forward to your next visit. Take care and have a great winter holiday!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Kyoto`s Finest Machiya Townhouse - A place to feel the local atmosphere
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+81 75 7085610
Kyoto Japan
Tokyo, Japan
5

A nice place to stay in Kyoto

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
I stayed here for almost a week with my husband and it was a great place. We've been living in Tokyo for the past 10 years, so we try to go to Kyoto at least once a year. This is the second time that we've stayed in a machiya so we knew what to expect. It was really clean and the owner was incredibly accomodating and ensured that we enjoyed our stay. Compared to the previous machiya we stayed at, this place was a lot more affordable and in a really accessible location close to Tofukuji and Kyoto Station. We plan on staying here again next year.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was real pleasure to meet you and your husband and hear about your previous visits to Kyoto. I often hear Tokyoites comment on how they love the traditional and laid back atmosphere of Kyoto over the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. I look forward to seeing you both next year during your annual Kyoto vacation! Please feel free to let me know if you would like to make any special arrangements beforehand or need help in planning anything.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Kyoto`s Finest Machiya Townhouse - A place to feel the local atmosphere
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Kyoto Japan
Tokyo
4

Very pretty and well equiped japanese house.

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
Hiro-san will welcome you very kindly an is very helpfull.
The location is very convenient : close to train station and buses and some of the nicest monuments in Tokyo (Sanjusangendo temple, Tofukuji shrine...), supermarkets and restaurants.
We were staying there with 3 small children and we enjoyed it a lot.
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comments. I am pleased to hear that you spent a great time with your family in Kyoto. I hope everything went well with your luggage delivery. I look forward to hearing from you again next time. Thank you for your stay.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Kyoto`s Finest Machiya Townhouse - A place to feel the local atmosphere
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Kyoto Japan
Toronoto, Canada
5

Happy Travels

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
I really enjoyed staying at this machiya and would recommend it for families, friends and couples staying in Kyoto. The place was very clean, well kept and perfect for sightseeing since it was just a short bus ride to Kiyomizu tera and Fushimi Inari Taishi. There are also supermarkets and a lot of local shops to browse nearby. The owner was really helpful in organizing sightseeing arrangements and ensuring we were happy during our stay. Overall, I'm pleased to report that it's a cozy and relaxing place to stay.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. I am really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. There will be more machiya houses coming up this year and I hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you for your stay.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Car: not necessary

Just a five minute walk to nearest train station and a one minute walk to bus stop. There are supermarket, 24/7 convenience store, public phone, post office, hospital and ATM close by. Famous autumn leaves spots such as Tofukuji Temple and Sennyuji Temple are just a five to ten minute walk from the house. There is a wide variety of restaurants nearby to try Sushi, Udo/Soba, Takoyaki, Ramen, Tonkatsu and Chinese.

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Availability & Rates

Kyoto Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per person
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$220
3 nights
 

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Notes Staying for 3 nights or more
2 persons - From 22,000 yen/night
3 persons - From 25,000 yen/night
4 persons - From 28,000 yen/night
5 persons - From 31,000 yen/night
6 persons - From 34,000 yen/night

Staying for 6 nights or more
2 persons - From 21,000 yen/night
3 persons - From 24,000 yen/night
4 persons - From 27,000 yen/night
5 persons - From 30,000 yen/night
6 persons - From 33,000 yen/night
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Amenities

Kyoto Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 72 m²
Theme:
  • Family
  • Adventure
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Broadband Access
  • PC
  • Alarm Clock
  • Laundry Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Computer Available
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Camel pillows and quality beds / futons with memory form mattress prepared for your comfortable sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Notes:
Kohakuan facilities & amenities; Computer with broadband internet access, Skype phone, 30 inch Plasma TV, Washing machine & dryer, Self-contained kitchen, Tableware / Cookware, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Fridge, Coffee / Tea maker, Safety box, Single bed x 2, Futon mattress x 4 (with memory form mattress), Air conditioning in all rooms, Toilet x 2, Hair dryer, 'Garden' bathroom, Uji Kyoto green tea, English black tea, Instant coffee, Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body sponge, Toothbrush, Razor, Face towel /bath towel, Linens
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