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Komachiya Kyoto traditional townhouse near Gion- with perfect location!

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Higashiyama Townhome Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 2 toilets, full kitchen, sleeps 7

Rent a whole Kyoto traditional townhouse by the day for up to 7 people. Unlike a Ryokan there are no rules like having to be back by a certain time of night. Instead, enjoy the space and freedom of having an entire house to yourself.

Komachiya is a thoroughly authentic Kyoto-style house, with traditional and antique effects, wood, plaster and tatami interior, 2-storeys with large tatami sleeping and living rooms, full-facililty kitchen, separate bathroom and toilets, exquisite exterior garden.

Komachiya is located inside a local shopping arcade. Buy ingredients just outside your front door, then bring them home and throw them in a nabe hotpot. World famous Gion area, Kiyomizudera and Nanzenji are all within easy walking distance. For sightseeing, nightlife, restaurants and shopping, you will not find a better location!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016


based on 3 traveler reviews

Komachiya Kyoto traditional townhouse near Gion- with perfect location!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Convenient Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this machiya for 11 nights and loved it. It was next to a subway and there was a bus stop around the corner. We could walk to countless temples from our apartment and the Gion district was less than a 10 minute walk. The ceilings were low, but we got used to that. There was aircon in all of the rooms. The kitchen was well equipped and the place was very clean. Our family of five enjoyed our stay. Two friends stayed with us for part of our stay and there was ample room for all seven of us. There were three bedrooms upstairs and we used the loungeroom downstairs for another room which could be fully closed off. It was handy having a toilet upstairs too. Masae provided us with lots of information about public transport and things to do. We would love to stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Family of 5 Adults Loved Komachiya!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and all the amenities we needed. It was a wonderful experience to be in a traditional home. We were really impressed with how quiet it was at night. It was easy to walk to many beautiful locations and restaurants and grocery stores were nearby. The host was very helpful and we left our bags earlier in the day we checked in. It was very clean and exactly as described. We would love to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here 5 nights with my mother. It's a big house so we had loads of space and so convenient for everything in Kyoto. The house is beautiful inside and because it's in a old shopping arcade it throws you right into the traditional Kyoto feeling. Will use it again when I have family over in Japan. 5 stars out of 5!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Kansai International Airport
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Higashiyama station (Subway Tozai Line)
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Many restaurants, bars and cafes

Komachiya is ideally situated within walking distance of the many famous sights of Kyoto, from the temples and shrines to the geisha tea houses of Gion. It is also close to the bright lights of the shopping, dining and entertainments districts of Kawaramachi and Ponto-cho.

1 min walk from Higashiyama subway station.

7 min walk from Sanjo station.

15 min by taxi from Kyoto station.(depending on traffic)

Gion district : 5 min walk

Yasaka Shrine : 5 min walk

Chionin Temple: 5 min walk

Heian Shrine : 12 min walk

Kiyomizu Temple : 20 min walk

Philosopher's Path : 35 min walk or 15 min by bus

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art : 10 min walk

Kyoto City Zoo : 20 min walk

Kamo river : 8 min walk

Many other famous sits are walking distance or easy access.


Rates & Availability

Higashiyama Townhome Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%

From 25,000 JPY / per night for 2 guests.
The rates are for the whole house.
Payment is required in advance by Japanese yen through PayPal (included credit cards).

***minimum stay 3 nights

2 guests 25,000 JPY / per night
3 guests 27,000 JPY / per night
4 guests 29,000 JPY / per night
5 guests 31,000 JPY / per night
6 guests 33,000 JPY / per night
7 guests 35,000 JPY / per night

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We ask our guests from overseas to pay via PayPal two months before of the check-in
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Higashiyama Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • River
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - tub , shower
    Toilet - toilet , bidet
    Toilet - toilet , bidet
  • We have a bathroom with a shower and a tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedding is Japanese futons (with mattresses). We have 3 bedrooms and all the rooms are separated with sliding doors (no walls) which is typical traditional Japanese house.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • rafting
Komachiya is an old and traditional building with some low beams and staircases where both children and adults will need to take due care and attention.

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