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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Kyoto reviews
"Location superb, bathroom given the measures is outstanding (wish I had the same tub!), staff very helpful, the best place to spend a few days when in Kyoto!"
Guest: WimDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
Wonderful place. quiet, clean traditional Japanese
"my wife and I had a great stay here. Hiroko and David were great hosts, very kind and helpful. Lovely traditional Japanese house, very clean, quiet location near misty mountains but easy, reliable access to town by bus which also went past famous temples and scenic locations. Good local shops, would definitely recommend Apple house to friends and relatives. In fact I already have."
Guest: Andrew W.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 25, 2015
"In April 2015 our family of 3 stayed for 5 days at the Gion House lower level. The location of the house is absolutely ideal: a very quiet side street although in the heart of the historical Gion district (which is by far the best area to stay while in Kyoto). Beautiful temples, parks and shopping streets are at walking distance, but Curtis' home is surrounded by peace and tranquillity. The house is very tastfully decorated, with a small relaxing central japanese garden and enough space to lodge 4 persons. It has also full kitchen equipment, although we choosed to eat always out at nearby restaurants. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and I recommend with no doubt the Gion House as a basis to explore the beauties of Kyoto."
Guest: Edoardo P.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 25, 2015
"I had the honor and priviledge of staying at the Gion House during my month and half stay in Kyoto. The location is excellent on a quiet street yet very close the best of Gion. Near the best Japanese restaurants and gazing at the true Geisha. Easy grocery shopping nearby and local vendors. I had easy access to taxis, bus line and trains. The owner/managers are attentive, knowledgeable, helpful, and professional. Truly the best part of my stay in Kyoto for experiencing the traditional Japanese style house--yet with some modern conveniences. For a true experience--The Gion House is outstanding!"
Guest: Yuriko TerasakaDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 7, 2014