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Iho-an-Cottage of Lingering Fragrance

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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IHO-AN is a Traditional Kyoto Machiya (townhouse)
IHO means Lingering Fragrance, AN means Cottage. The name came about from the lingering fragrance of incense that sometimes permeates the house from the adjacent temple.

Iho-An is a traditional Kyoto Machiya located down a tiny quiet laneway in an enclave of 12 houses. It has been lovingly restored in the traditional style and furnished with antiques along with modern amenities like air-conditioning, western toilet and modern kitchen. It is fully equipped with a kettle, toaster, hairdryer, linen, towels, microwave, washing machine, dryer, everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Iho-an has two stories, upstairs is a large bedroom with a double bed, with adjacent lounge room overlooking Kyoto’s beautiful old tile rooftops. Be aware that the steps are very steep. Downstairs is a dining room with adjacent lounge room with fold down sofa bed. Through the sliding doors is a fully equipped modern kitchen. Also down stairs is the modern toilet and traditional round cast iron Japanese bath set in stonework but with a modern hot water system. WIFI available.

Iho-An is located in the temple district of Kyoto adjacent to Kyoto’s Higashiyama tourist area. The area around the house has many interesting shops and is steeped in Kyoto history. The highlights of Kyoto; Heian Jinju, Kyoto Museum, Nanzenji, Kodaiji and Chion-in Temples, Maruyama Park, Philosophers Path and many more are an easy stroll from Iho-An. There are many interesting cafes, antique shops and specialty shops that make sweets, incense and bags from old kimonos. Fifteen minutes away are the Higashiyama mountains that have superb hiking. Also the upmarket restaurant area of Pontocho along the banks of the Kamagawa River is an easy stroll. This whole area is flat and an easy walk and as with all Kyoto is quiet and perfectly safe.

There is free WIFI in the house.

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.

Iho-An is NON-SMOKING. No daily cleaning is offered.

Rates are as below.
Regular Season Rate:13,000JPY for 2 persons
Jan.4-Mar.27, May.6-Jul.11, Dec.7-Dec.30

Middle Season Rate: 15,000JPY for 2 persons
Apr.14-May.1, Jul.17-Aug.12, Aug.17-Oct.31

High Season Rate: 17,000JPY for 2 persons
Nov.1-Dec.6

Festival Season Rate: 19,000JPY 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.


Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Double Beds (1) Western Style Double bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Fold down sofa bed downstairs , sleeps one...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Microwave
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine

              Other Amenities

                  • Check-in 3PM Check-out 11AM

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Video Library

                  Communications

                      • Broadband Access:

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                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Zoo
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Antiquing
                      • Cycling
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      3 night min stay
                      $130

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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      For booking, we require one night un-refundable deposit.


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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: 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.


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                      Speaks: french, mandarin, english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Welcome to Iho-an

                        Welcome to Iho-an

                      • Old Kyoto laneway, quiet- and with its own Buddhist  & Shinto Shrines, very

                        Old Kyoto laneway, quiet- and with its own Buddhist & Shinto Shrines, very

                      • Cast Iron bath

                        Cast Iron bath

                      • Genkan, traditional entrance, take your shoes off

                        Genkan, traditional entrance, take your shoes off

                      • handmade Shigaraki Pottery ceramic handbasin

                        handmade Shigaraki Pottery ceramic handbasin

                      • Upstairs loungeroom-traditional blended with the modern and a big comfy sofa

                        Upstairs loungeroom-traditional blended with the modern and a big comfy sofa

                      • Front door lock detail

                        Front door lock detail

                      • Floor Plan

                        Floor Plan

                      • Beautiful bedroom with modern double bed and aircon

                        Beautiful bedroom with modern double bed and aircon

                      • Kitchen, modern, new and clean

                        Kitchen, modern, new and clean

                      • Lounge dining area

                        Lounge dining area

                      • stairway

                        stairway

                      • front entrance room

                        front entrance room

                      • Bedroom with round window, caligraphy panel & antique cabinet

                        Bedroom with round window, caligraphy panel & antique cabinet

                      • Upstairs lounge

                        Upstairs lounge

                      • Heian Jingu and many of Kyoto's sights easy 10 min walk

                        Heian Jingu and many of Kyoto's sights easy 10 min walk

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                      $130 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Speaks: french, mandarin, english

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