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Machiya Inn - Central Kyoto - Four Private Rooms, Stylish Higashiyama Inn

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Bamboo floors, highest quality bedding, and stylish furnishings (Bamboo Suite).

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kyoto rental description

Sakara - the characters mean 'cherry blossom', 'aroma', and 'ease/comfort' --
Sakara has four unique and individual units with Japanese decor, private restroom, bath, laundry machine, kitchenette, and high quality western bedding.
Free wireless internet signal, TV, and local phone line standard in all rooms.
Sakara offers two suites in the back building, two couples efficiencies upstairs, and a common tatami room next to the lobby overlooking a Zen garden. The first floor tatami lounge has complimentary coffee and green tea for guests.
We want you to get the most out of your trip to Kyoto. With that in mind we have designed this accommodation especially for the foreign traveler in Kyoto.
Traditional styling is important to us, so we have incorporated the Japanese elements we love with an eye to Western comfort.
You will enjoy the feel of a classic historical machiya building; natural wood, plaster, paper, and tatami highlighted with Japanese art and furniture.


The Best of Both Worlds: : *** Sakara offers you the convenience of a hotel or Ryokan with the privacy of a house rental. There are kitchens in all rooms so you can cook as you like. You can do laundry and take a hot bath. All rooms are privately locked and soundproofed.

*** Japanese feel and decor are complimented with highest quality bedding, High ceilings and doorways, and personal touches. Art and antiques blend the modern with the traditional.

*** Sakara is walking distance from the Gion district, shops, and subway. There are many nearby cafes and restaurants.

Great for groups large and small: The entire building sleeps 12-14, so it is perfect for larger groups wanting to stay together. *** You may rent all four rooms for 60,000 yen per night.

*** The Suites are great for a family or a group of 3-5 adults.

*** Two of the upstairs rooms are designed specifically with couples in mind.

*** Please contact us directly about discounts for longer stays or more than one room.

*** Availability calendar indicates dates when all four rooms are booked***

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Property Type

      • 100 m²

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Concierge

                  Suitability

                  • Low Allergen Environment
                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

                  • Ninja room: 1 queen

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                  • Sakura room: 1 queen

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                  • Bamboo Suite: 2 queen

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                  • Hinoki Suite: 2 queen, 1 child bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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                  • Four unique and individually locking private units, each with independent kitchen, bath, laundry. Ninja - Bed on second level. Sakura - Two side-by side twins (split queen), plus futon loft/storage space (great for kids 6-12) Bamboo - two side-by-side queens, hotel style. Hinoki - two queens on different levels, sofa bed, and extra futon. Common space in the lobby and tatami tearoom for relaxing in the evenings to meet other guests or study our wide selection of maps and tourist information....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

                  • Ninja room: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Sakura room : toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Bamboo Suite: toilet, tub, shower

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                  • Hinoki Suite: toilet, tub, shower

                    laundry...moreless

                  • The Ninja and Sakura rooms have a stylish unit bath produced by 'spiritual mode' -- see room photos. The Bamboo Suite has a spacious natural wood shower and bath area accented by a traditional antique barrel tub. Toilet and laundry areas are in a separate space. The bathroom in the Hinoki Suite is comfortable and modern, with separate toilet and laundry space....moreless

                  Other Amenities

                      • • Access to upstairs rooms via stairs, staff can help with luggage. Families with small children may consider the first floor 'Bamboo Suite' for convenience. • Sakara is a strictly non-smoking establishment. • Bilingual English/Japanese staff available for assistance during business hours. • We used the highest quality all natural and non-toxic plaster, stains, paint, washi paper, bamboo, stone, and other finishing products to ensure a healthy environment. Sakara is a wood building with the spirit and resonance of natural materials....moreless

                      Entertainment

                          • Television

                          Theme

                          • Family
                          • Tourist Attractions

                          Attractions

                          • Autumn Foliage
                          • Cinemas
                          • Museums
                          • Restaurants
                          • Zoo

                          Local Services & Businesses

                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Groceries
                          • Laundromat
                          • Medical Services

                          Leisure Activities

                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Walking

                          Location Type

                              • Downtown

                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                  • Cycling

                                  Dining

                                  • Dining Area
                                  • Seating for 4 people

                                  General

                                  • Air Conditioning
                                  • Basic Soaps
                                  • Clothes Dryer
                                  • Hair Dryer
                                  • Internet
                                  • Laundry Soap
                                  • Linens Provided
                                  • Local Maps
                                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                                  • Paper Towels
                                  • Safe
                                  • Security System
                                  • Shampoo
                                  • Telephone
                                  • Toilet Paper
                                  • Towels Provided
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Wireless Internet

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Kitchenette
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Toaster

                                  Forms Of Payment

                                      • Accept Credit Card
                                       

                                      Reviews

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                                      Rental basis: Per property
                                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                      Regular season
                                      Dec 6 - Mar 18, 2015
                                      2 night min stay
                                      $125

                                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $19 per night, per additional guest

                                      My Standard Rate
                                      2 night min stay
                                      $125

                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                      Fees:

                                      • Taxes Not included

                                      Notes:

                                      Rates for the couple's rooms start from 11,000 - 13,000 yen/nt : the base regular-season rate for 2 guests in the Ninja or Sakura room. US dollar rate is approximate, based on current exchange rate. Please contact us to get more specific rate information.

                                      Rates per room depend on the number of guests, number of rooms, and season. All four rooms are available for 64,000 yen/nt.

                                      Contact us for specific rate information. Guests will be asked to make a 20% deposit after confirming a reservation.

                                      There is no extra transaction fee for the 20% deposit. The remainder of the charge may be settled in Japanese Yen on arrival or by credit card (advance or on arrival). Credit card payments require 3.4% transaction fee.


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                                      Calendar

                                      Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                                      Location

                                      100 Kilometres
                                      Nearest Airport
                                      Osaka Airport
                                      50 Metres
                                      Nearest Train
                                      Higashiyama Subway stop

                                      Car: Not Necessary

                                      Sakara-Kyoto is located in East Central Kyoto city, just off the subway line:

                                      Only 55 meters from Higashiyama subway exit -- Located in an atmospheric covered pedestrian shopping street --

                                      Easy access to all the famous sightseeing spots; Heian Shrine, Maruyama Koen, Gion, etc. -- A wide variety of nearby restaurants -- Walking distance to the bustling downtown area -- Many shops, post office, banks, and grocery stores in the area.

                                      PLEASE NOTE ABOUT THE BOOKING CALENDAR: Blocked dates refer to days when ALL FOUR ROOMS are booked or unavailable. PLEASE CONTACT THE MANAGER FOR AVAILABILITY AND ROOM INFORMATION.

                                       

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                                      Photos

                                      • Bamboo floors, highest quality bedding, and stylish furnishings (Bamboo Suite).

                                        Bamboo floors, highest quality bedding, and stylish furnishings (Bamboo Suite).

                                      • The entryway and lobby is bright, welcoming, and cheerful.

                                        The entryway and lobby is bright, welcoming, and cheerful.

                                      • Beautiful woodwork and art throughout the building.

                                        Beautiful woodwork and art throughout the building.

                                      • Stylish Table, chairs, and dishes with view of zen garden (Bamboo Suite).

                                        Stylish Table, chairs, and dishes with view of zen garden (Bamboo Suite).

                                      • A refurbished antique barrel makes a one-of-a-kind bath (Bamboo Suite).

                                        A refurbished antique barrel makes a one-of-a-kind bath (Bamboo Suite).

                                      • Queen beds lift with one hand for storage, great for a suitcase (Bamboo Suite).

                                        Queen beds lift with one hand for storage, great for a suitcase (Bamboo Suite).

                                      • High quality down pillows, comforters, and fresh cotton linens (Hinoki Suite).

                                        High quality down pillows, comforters, and fresh cotton linens (Hinoki Suite).

                                      • Second floor loft in the Hinoki Suite - you won't want to come down.

                                        Second floor loft in the Hinoki Suite - you won't want to come down.

                                      • Second floor efficiencies are cosy and well-arranged (Ninja Room).

                                        Second floor efficiencies are cosy and well-arranged (Ninja Room).

                                      • Stylish Subaco bathrooms in the 'Sakura' and 'Ninja' efficiencies upstairs.

                                        Stylish Subaco bathrooms in the 'Sakura' and 'Ninja' efficiencies upstairs.

                                      • With a cosy loft bed, the Ninja Room makes the most of its space.

                                        With a cosy loft bed, the Ninja Room makes the most of its space.

                                      • Each private room is equipped with an eco-friendly all-in-one washer/dryer.

                                        Each private room is equipped with an eco-friendly all-in-one washer/dryer.

                                      • Sakara - western comfort in a new machiya-style building - central Kyoto

                                        Sakara - western comfort in a new machiya-style building - central Kyoto

                                      • First floor tatami tearoom lounge open to all guests, mornings and evenings

                                        First floor tatami tearoom lounge open to all guests, mornings and evenings

                                      • Tatami lounge has tourist information, flower arrangements, and stone lantern.

                                        Tatami lounge has tourist information, flower arrangements, and stone lantern.

                                      • Convenient kitchenette for making meals between outings (Bamboo Suite).

                                        Convenient kitchenette for making meals between outings (Bamboo Suite).

                                      • Zen garden viewed from the common tearoom lounge.

                                        Zen garden viewed from the common tearoom lounge.

                                      • Comfortable living space, sofa, and table in the Hinoki suite

                                        Comfortable living space, sofa, and table in the Hinoki suite

                                      • Tastefully and traditionally decorated with a modern flair (Hinoki Suite).

                                        Tastefully and traditionally decorated with a modern flair (Hinoki Suite).

                                      • Fully equipped kitchenettes, flat screen TVs in all rooms.  (Hinoki Suite)

                                        Fully equipped kitchenettes, flat screen TVs in all rooms. (Hinoki Suite)

                                      • A complete compact kitchen in the 'Sakura' and 'Ninja' rooms.

                                        A complete compact kitchen in the 'Sakura' and 'Ninja' rooms.

                                      • Spotlessly clean bath/shower.  (Hinoki Suite)

                                        Spotlessly clean bath/shower. (Hinoki Suite)

                                      • Second floor 'Sakura' room overlooks the shopping arcade.

                                        Second floor 'Sakura' room overlooks the shopping arcade.

                                      • Located in the historic Furukawa Shotengai (a covered walking shopping arcade).

                                        Located in the historic Furukawa Shotengai (a covered walking shopping arcade).

                                      $125 per night (USD)
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                                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                                      Sleeps 12

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                                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                                      Speaks: english, Japanese
                                      • Calendar last updated: 11/19/2014
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