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Authentic Kyoto 'Machiya' Townhouse in Gion

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The nearest machiya accommodation to the heart of Gion

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Last updated: 12/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kyoto guest house description

Koyuan is an accommodation facility that enables you to charter and stay at a whole block of “machiya,” Kyoto’s traditional townhouse. It is a place where you can experience Japanese culture and art created with obsession of the owner who is a painter in Kyoto.

It is the nearest machiya accommodation facility to the center area of Gion in Kyoto and is located in an alley connected to popular Gion Hanamikoji where maikos and geikos can be often seen. Popular sightseeing spots, Yasaka Shrine, Kodaiji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera are also very conveniently accessible on foot.

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.

Popular sightseeing spots around the house;
Kiyomizu Tample - 15 minutes on foot
Yasaka Shrine - 5 minutes on foot
Gion Hanamikoji Street - 5 minutes on foot
Gion Corner - 3 minutes on foot

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Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

      Suitability

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

      Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

      • Bedroom 1: 4 sleep sofa /futon

        ...moreless

      • 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. Extra set of futon mattress can be prepared in the living room....moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

        1st floor...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

        2nd floor...moreless

      • The bathrooms have bathtubs made of podocarpus. The second floor’s bathtub is a comfortable size and is equipped with TV, which helps you have relaxing time. Sit back and enjoy the scent of pdocarpus wood! There is also a smaller bathroom on the first floor. It is available upon necessity with many guests....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • The rate includes linens, bath towels, face towels, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, toothbrush and razor. Housekeeping service is available once in three days and after check out. Please feel free to ask for any further information....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Walking

          Location Type

              • Downtown

              Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Computer Available
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • PC
                  • Shampoo
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchenette
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub

                          Forms Of Payment

                              • Accept Credit Card
                               

                              Reviews

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                              1 night min stay
                              $270

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Staying for 3 nights or more;

                              2 persons- From 24,000 yen per night

                              3 persons- From 27,000 yen per night

                              4 persons- From 30,000 yen per night

                              Staying for 6 nights or more;

                              2 persons- From 22,000 yen per night

                              3 persons- From 25,000 yen per night

                              4 persons- From 28,000 yen per night

                              Payment Option:

                              Credit card through PayPal or wire transfer

                              - 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 4 people. Please ask if you have more than 4 people staying together.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 12/25/2014
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                              Speaks: english, Japanese

                               

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                              • The nearest machiya accommodation to the heart of Gion

                                The nearest machiya accommodation to the heart of Gion

                              • Living room (up to 2 sets of futon mattress can be prepared upon request)

                                Living room (up to 2 sets of futon mattress can be prepared upon request)

                              • There is a horigotatsu where you can sit down and have legs down like a chair.

                                There is a horigotatsu where you can sit down and have legs down like a chair.

                              • The picture drawn by local artists

                                The picture drawn by local artists

                              • The grid viewed from the window side. Gion Corner is just across the street.

                                The grid viewed from the window side. Gion Corner is just across the street.

                              • Up to 4 people can sleep in the Bedroom on the second floor.

                                Up to 4 people can sleep in the Bedroom on the second floor.

                              • Old stairs are usually very steep, but it is mild-stair structure easy to ascend

                                Old stairs are usually very steep, but it is mild-stair structure easy to ascend

                              • All the tableware and kitchenware are prepared

                                All the tableware and kitchenware are prepared

                              • There are many restaurants and bars available around the house.

                                There are many restaurants and bars available around the house.

                              • It is a Kyoto machiya of 100 years old carefully renovated.

                                It is a Kyoto machiya of 100 years old carefully renovated.

                              • A spot garden may be viewed through “yukimi-shoji

                                A spot garden may be viewed through “yukimi-shoji

                              • “Tokonoma,” an alcove which is unique in Japanese traditional houses is placed.

                                “Tokonoma,” an alcove which is unique in Japanese traditional houses is placed.

                              • The corridor by the tsuboniwa garden

                                The corridor by the tsuboniwa garden

                              • The full bathrooms have bathtubs made of podocarpus, located on both floors.

                                The full bathrooms have bathtubs made of podocarpus, located on both floors.

                              • There is a small room connected to the bedroom on the second floor.

                                There is a small room connected to the bedroom on the second floor.

                              • There is a compute available with the Internet access

                                There is a compute available with the Internet access

                              • The entrance

                                The entrance

                              • A beautiful spot garden may be seen through veranda by sliding up yukimi-shoji

                                A beautiful spot garden may be seen through veranda by sliding up yukimi-shoji

                              $270 per night (USD)
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                              1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 12/25/14
                              Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                              Member since: 2010
                              Speaks: english, Japanese
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/25/2014
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