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Accommodations: House, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)
Jizo is the guardian of travellers and An means cottage or 'quiet retreat', hence travellers cottage.
Jizo-An is located in an alleyway of only 5 houses ensuring that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto’s historical Higashiyama district. Guests can return, relax, have a rest, shower, sleep, change clothes or have a cup of tea while still remaining in the historical area. The house is small, one bedroom upstairs, kitchen/lounge downstairs. It has been lovingly restored in the traditional style of an old Kyoto Teahouse.
The house is actually more beautiful than the photos can show.
Jizo-an is furnished with antiques along with modern amenities like air-conditioning, western toilet and modern kitchen. The kitchen is simple, refridgerator, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker. It is also equipped with a hairdryer, linen, iron, ironing board, towels, washing machine and dryer, everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.
There is cable TV with English chanel, and WiFi access for your computer.
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.
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.
Jizo-An is NON-SMOKING. No daily Cleaning is offered.
Rates are as below. Rates Regular Season Rate:10,000JPY for 2 persons Jan.4-Mar.26, May.6-Jul.13, Dec.6-Dec.30
Middle Season Rate: 13,000JPY for 2 persons. Apr.26-Apr.30, Jul.17-Aug.12, Aug.17-Oct.31
High Season Rate: 15,000JPY for 2 persons Apr.19-25, May.1-5, Jul.14-16, Nov.1-19
Festival Season Rate: 20,000JPY for 2 persons Mar.27-Apr.18, Aug.13-16, Nov.20-Dec.5
*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.
Yen 12,000 pernight 3 night minimum
Yen 72,000 per week
High season Mar.30-Apr.7, Jul.13-16 Yen 15,000 night minimum 3 night
High season Nov.17-Dec.8, Dec.29-Jan.3 Yen 15,000 night minimum 3 night
Above high season weekly rate Yen 90,000
Note: Please note we only accept Japanese Yen- Rates shown in $US aprox only.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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About the owner: As guests at Jizo-An, you can benefit not only from the great setting of the house, but also from your hosts’ extensive knowledge and experience of tourism and travel in Japan – Avi and Wendy also own and run “Windows to Japan”, a specialist tour agency which opens authentic, soul stirring windows to Japan for independent travelers. From planning to operating and guiding tours in Japan to hosting guests at Jizo-An, Avi and Wendy take great pleasure in introducing visitors to the real Japan and focusing on the individual requirements and wishes of all their guests.
Why the Owner Chose Kyoto: This part of Kyoto, in the temple district, beside Higashiyama is beautiful, interesting and very convenient for the sights of Kyoto.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome: Jizo-an is beautifully renovated and located in a quite location that offers immediate access by foot to many of Kyoto's highlights