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**