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Artist's Machiya in the Heart of Kiyomizu, Gion

Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    House front - middle of these three houses in a row
    House front - middle of these three houses in a row
    House front - middle of these three houses in a row
    House Front Night - very quiet neighbourhood
    From Dining to Entrance
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    Gion Machiya is a traditional Kyoto-style townhouse located on a small street in Kyoto, the old capital of Japan. The location of the house is simply amazing with restaurants, cafes, super market, convenience stores, post office, ATMs, train/bus stations etc all within a short walking distance while offering a quietly relaxing atmosphere in a very traditional surroundings.

    Gion Machiya is a very historical Kyoto style townhouse with an interior completely renovated in November 2009. Downstairs has a brand new fully equipped kitchen, a living/dining area with a French designer dining set, a flat screen TV, two single Italian leather sofas from Cassina, an antique cabinet, Tsuboniwa garden, and a modern western-style bathroom offering plenty of comforting space with art pieces from aro...
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Blender
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Garden or Yard
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FK144812 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week Per month
    Default - - 3 nights
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    High Season Jul 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 3 nights
    Peak Season Oct 1, 2014 Oct 31, 2014 3 nights
    High Season Nov 1, 2014 Nov 30, 2014 3 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Cleaning fee: $86 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    • Damage Deposit: $192 / stay - Other
    • Cleaning fee: $86 / stay - Other
    • Damage deposit: $192 / stay - Deposit
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Standard rate is up to 2 adults
    JPY2000/night/person after 2 adults will be charged
    Children are charged at the same rate if they require their own bedding
    Damage deposit of JPY20,000(refundable) will be added on the rate
    A departure cleaning fee of JPY9,000 will be added to every booking
    Discounts offered for longer stays

    The cancellation policy :
    30% non refundable booking deposit at the time of booking. 70% will be invoiced 30 days before the first day of bookings.
  • Property location
    Additional Location Information
    15 min leisurely walk to Kiyomizu Temple
    5 min leisurely walk to the centre of Gion Geisha District
    7 min leisurely walk to Keihan Line Gojo station
    Bakery, butcher, cafes, restaurants, super market are all within 3-5 min walking distance
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English first
Abbotsford, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We (4 adults) stayed at the Artist's Machiya for a week ... loved the quiet area ... met some of the neighbours. Located in the Gion area/S. Higashiyama ... it was very quiet and in the middle of historic Kyoto. Easy access to the bus on Higashioji-dori. Train not far away. It was a great location. The house had everything... more

Mirano, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We spent 4 nights in this location situated in the heart of Gion Kiyomizu anx it was unforgettable. The Machiya is percectly equipped and both the owners as well as the manager are extremly helpful and very nice persons you can trust. The neighbourhood is also friendly. All facilities such as convenience stores, bakery, bus stops, train station etc. are... more

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
people found this review helpful

Spent a week here. Taxi from the railway station cost 900 or so yen. Owners emailed a Japanese address and directions which enabled the taxi driver to find it easily. Comfortable beds. Very quiet room. Tatami matted futon bedded Japanese room also possible but we slept in the western bedded room. A/C units in both bedrooms and living area. Heaters... more

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Listed since : Sep 2009
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a day
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