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Kyoto`S Finest Machiya Townhouse - a Place to Feel the Local Atmosphere

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kyoto guest house description

A traditional Japanese townhouse that lies in Higashiyama area where many of Kyoto’s cultural heritage sites remain. The house is in an excellent location with easy access to popular sightseeing spots such as Gion, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Sanjusangen-do, and Fushimi-Inari Taisha, and it is just one station from Kyoto station.
Fully refurbished rooms, equipped with a self-contained kitchen, washing machine / dryer, plasma TV and computer with internet access, we can meet any needs you may have, and is suitable for travelers after a great value, couples, good friends, families and those wishing a long-stay accommodation.

Located in the corner of good old shopping arcade of local neighborhood, opening you to the locals’ lives in Kyoto, a scene which is completely different to the ordered atmosphere of many tourist areas. Prepare yourself for this unique experience you cannot get at normal hotels and Ryokans, of living in Kyoto’s historical downtown area.


Fully licensed property : This house obtains official hotel/inn business license and complies with the Building Standard Law and the Fire Services Act in Japan. You may securely stay in this house while enjoying your trip in Kyoto.

Up to 6 people can stay at one time, making it perfect for couples, families, and trips with good friends.

House description 1 : Entrance:

Once you enter the house you will see two small amber colored lamps hanging from the ceiling. This room has Internet access and also contains a washing machine/dryer. There is also a toilet behind the sliding door next to the washing machine. The corridor leads to the kitchen and living room.

Living room:

The living room is the heart of the Japanese home. All of the furnishings, from the small chabudai, or round table, and zabuton cushions to the tatami, or dried straw mats, have been custom-made by Kyoto’s finest craftsmen. This room also has a plasma TV, a refrigerator, a microwave, a safe deposit box and a closet. With a direct view of the Japanese garden it’s easy to feel right at home here. This room can also be converted into an extra bedroom by laying down extra futon mattresses.

Bathroom:

The bathroom contains a sink, toilet and adjacent room with a shower and bathtub. You can enjoy a view of the garden through the little window while taking a bath.

House description 2 : Western Bedroom (second floor) :

The western style bedroom has a twin bed and a dressing table. High quality mattresses from Kyoto's long established bedding company as well as camel pillows and soft blankets are provided to ensure a good night's sleep. The ceiling still contains all of the original wooden framework so that you can experience Japanese architecture firsthand.The fusuma or sliding doorsin this room has a gold striped color scheme to represent the name of inn Kohaku.

Japanese Bedroom (second floor) :

The Japanese tatami style bedroom can prepare up to 2 sets of futon mattresses. All of our mattresses are orthopedic and designed to give additional back support for those who may not be accustomed to sleeping on Japanese style futons.

Information about local stores around the house
The house is located in the corner of good old shopping arcade of local neighborhood, it is a place where you can feel the atmosphere of the downtown Kyoto. Please see the following information to find out what is nearby;

Supermarket - 1 minute on foot
24/7 convenience store - 30 seconds on foot
Post office - 1 minute on foot
ATM machines - 1 minute on foot
Chemist / Drug store - 1 minute on foot
Red Cross Hospital - 2 minute on foot

Udon restaurant - 30 seconds on foot
Kyoto 'obanzai' or family cuisine restaurant - 30 seconds on foot
Tonkatsu or pork cutlet restaurant - 2 minute on foot
Yakitori or chicken skewers restaurant - 3 minute on foot
Izakaya restaurant - 5 minute on foot
Takoyaki takeaway- 5 minute on foot
Sushi takeaway - 1 minute on foot
Japanese sweet shop - 30 seconds on foot
Green tea store/cafe - 3 minutes on foot
and many more!!
All these restaurants are friendly individually owned restaurants to enjoy the local atmospher

Information for sightseeing spots around the house
Tofukuji Temple - 10 minutes on foot
Sennyuji Temple - 10 minutes on foot
Sanjusangendo Temple - 10 minutes on foot
Kiyomizu Temple - 5 minutes by bus
Gion - 10 minutes by bus
Fushimi inari taisha Shrine - 5 minutes by train
Kyoto Central Station - 3 minutes by train

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 72 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Living Room : 2 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Camel pillows and quality beds / futons with memory form mattress prepared for your comfortable sleep....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Kohakuan facilities & amenities; Computer with broadband internet access, Skype phone, 30 inch Plasma TV, Washing machine & dryer, Self-contained kitchen, Tableware / Cookware, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Fridge, Coffee / Tea maker, Safety box, Single bed x 2, Futon mattress x 4 (with memory form mattress), Air conditioning in all rooms, Toilet x 2, Hair dryer, 'Garden' bathroom, Uji Kyoto green tea, English black tea, Instant coffee, Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body sponge, Toothbrush, Razor, Face towel /bath towel, Linens...moreless

              Entertainment

                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Adventure

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      local services and businesses

                          • ATM/Bank

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 6 people

                              forms of payment

                                  • Accept Credit Card

                                  General

                                  • Internet
                                  • Safe
                                  • PC
                                  • Alarm Clock
                                  • Laundry Soap
                                  • Shampoo
                                  • Toilet Paper
                                  • Air Conditioning
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Broadband Access
                                  • Computer Available

                                  house cleaning

                                      • Housekeeper Optional

                                      Kitchen

                                      • 2 Ring Stove
                                      • Kitchenette
                                      • Refrigerator
                                      • Freezer
                                      • Microwave
                                      • Coffee Maker
                                      • Toaster
                                      • Cooking Utensils

                                      Outside

                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Balcony
                                       

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                                      1 night min stay
                                      $230

                                      Additional information about rental rates

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                                      • Taxes Not included

                                      Notes:

                                      Staying for 3 nights or more

                                      2 persons - From 22,000 yen/night

                                      3 persons - From 25,000 yen/night

                                      4 persons - From 28,000 yen/night

                                      5 persons - From 31,000 yen/night

                                      6 persons - From 34,000 yen/night

                                      Staying for 6 nights or more

                                      2 persons - From 20,000 yen/night

                                      3 persons - From 23,000 yen/night

                                      4 persons - From 26,000 yen/night

                                      5 persons - From 29,000 yen/night

                                      6 persons - From 32,000 yen/night

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                                      - The above rates are based on 2 persons and may vary depending on the number of people, weekend/public holidays, season and length of stay.

                                      - The additional charge of 3,000 yen will apply per person / night. The maximum capacity is 6 people.


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                                      Last updated: 08/29/2014
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                                      Location

                                      Car: Not Necessary

                                      Just a five minute walk to nearest train station and a one minute walk to bus stop. There are supermarket, 24/7 convenience store, public phone, post office, hospital and ATM close by. Famous autumn leaves spots such as Tofukuji Temple and Sennyuji Temple are just a five to ten minute walk from the house. There is a wide variety of restaurants nearby to try Sushi, Udo/Soba, Takoyaki, Ramen, Tonkatsu and Chinese.

                                       

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                                      Speaks: english, Japanese

                                       

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                                      • You may securely stay in this house that obtains official accommodation license.

                                        You may securely stay in this house that obtains official accommodation license.

                                      • A high ceiling and extra windows to let in additional light.

                                        A high ceiling and extra windows to let in additional light.

                                      • The bathroom amenities and towels are provided

                                        The bathroom amenities and towels are provided

                                      • High quality mattresses as well as camel pillows and soft blankets are provided

                                        High quality mattresses as well as camel pillows and soft blankets are provided

                                      • There are washing machine and clothe dryer with laundry detergent.

                                        There are washing machine and clothe dryer with laundry detergent.

                                      • Self-contained kitchen with tableware and cookware

                                        Self-contained kitchen with tableware and cookware

                                      • Complimentary Broadband and WiFi Internet access with a Laptop computer

                                        Complimentary Broadband and WiFi Internet access with a Laptop computer

                                      • The maple tree at the Japanese garden reflects the changing seasons of Kyoto.

                                        The maple tree at the Japanese garden reflects the changing seasons of Kyoto.

                                      • You can enjoy a view of the garden through the little window while taking a bath

                                        You can enjoy a view of the garden through the little window while taking a bath

                                      • Japanese style bedroom 2 (Up to 2 sets of futon mattress can be prepared here)

                                        Japanese style bedroom 2 (Up to 2 sets of futon mattress can be prepared here)

                                      • Living room (Up to 2 sets of ftuon mattress can be prepared here)

                                        Living room (Up to 2 sets of ftuon mattress can be prepared here)

                                      • Dining table and Zabuton cushions all made by craftsmen in Kyoto

                                        Dining table and Zabuton cushions all made by craftsmen in Kyoto

                                      $230 per night (USD)
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                                      2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                                      Sleeps 6

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                                      Minimum stay: 1 nights
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