Shimoza-An is the lower level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse.
Our New York architect based in Kyoto Geoffrey P. Moussas renovated it to make this old house a special place where to stay with your family and friends during your vacation in this beautiful historical city of Japan.
You can experience the old days Japanese life style while having modern amenities.
There are one tatami mats rooms where to sleep with futons, one bedroom with 2 single beds and a western style living room with table, chairs, sofa, modern kitchen, antique furniture, tub bath and shower, high-tech toilet, air conditioner, floor heating.
It is located on quiet Kamanza street that in few meters ends in Sanjo street, one of the oldest and main streets in Kyoto crossing the city from East to West. This street has been very important in the Kyoto history for many events happened here, and today you can enjoy the craft shops, the old houses, its museums and numerous art galleries, local temples and shrines or cafes, restaurants and the very exciting Shopping District, one of the oldest in Kyoto with also the most modern goods and latest fashion, and elegant department stores.
Nearby, in the other side of Horikawa street there is a calm and 60's-70' s atmosphere Sanjo shopping arcade. There are many kinds of shops and you can see local culture.
Shimoza-An is the perfect place in the mid of cultural, traditional, innovative Kyoto heart!
RATES ARE IN JAPANESE YEN.
US$ rates for reference only.
※ When you check in, please pay accommodation tax of Kyoto government.
This accommodation tax is not included in rental cost of the house.
Please pay by cash. The tax fee is depends on how much you payed for your rental cost.
If your rental cost is under 20000 JPY per person per night, the tax is 200 JPY per person per night.
(EX) If you are 3 people and you stay 3 nights, the accommodation tax will be
200 JPY × 3 people × 3 nights = 1800 JPY
If your rental cost is 20000 JPY to 49,999 JPY per person per night, the tax is 500 JPY per person per night.
(EX) If you are 2 people and you stay 2 nights, the accommodation tax will be
500 JPY × 2 people × 2 nights = 2000 JPY
※ Check in time is 4 PM - 8 PM
Leaving luggage before check in time (after 11:30 am) is available, please feel free to ask us if you need it.
If you arrive later than 8 pm, please let us know.
※A minimum of 2 nights stay is required
※Please let us know the number of people correctly.
If you come to the house more than the number of people you booked, we will charge you extra fee.
Person not registered for accommodation must refrain from staying overnight in the room.
You can have a look at other properties in Kiyomizu area: Shofu-an #438156 Bairin-an #438160.
In Aneyakoji area other 2 listings: Kaede VRBO#1077968 & Satsuki VRBO#1077956.
upper floor of shimoza-an is Kamiza-an: #514588