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Artist's Machiya in the Heart of Kiyomizu, Gion

House front - middle of these three houses in a row
5.0 of 5 stars
52 reviews
House front - middle of these three houses in a row
House Front Night - very quiet neighbourhood
From Dining to Entrance
Master Bedroom - sunny and breezy
Master Bedroom
Dresser and Bench in the Main Bedroom
2nd Bedroom (Tatami Room)
Futons in the Tatami bedroom - far more comfortable than you think!
clean and modern bathroom with a deep Japanese tub
antique cabinet
Garden Night
Cassina Sofa and Mini Garden
Street view - neighbourhood
Golden Temple
Holding fan shop
Local French Bakery - beautiful bread
Kyoto Station
Local Nepalese Restaurant - friendly neighbours!
Cherry season
Traditional well
Geisha at Gion Corner - 5 min walk
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
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 around the world.

Upstairs has Main bedroom with two...
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About the owner, Yukiko O
Languages spoken: German, Russian, Swedish, Japanese, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Chinese
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2009
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 138 reviews and 9 properties
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  • French first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Everything inside the house is fine except that the price of additional guests seems to be too high. more

Montesson, France
Level Contributor
229 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The house was everything we had hoped for. Quite, a few minutes walk from Gion, with a great little supermarket around the corner. It's small but perfectly OK for us (2 adults and a teenager). It was very clean, the beds were comfy and the hot water never ran out. The washing machine was easy to use once you read... more

Debbie B
Jacksonville, Florida
Level Contributor
46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We stayed 4 nights in the beautiful townhome. Everything was perfect when we arrived. It was spotless. There was everything in the kitchen for us to prepare meals. The furnishings were very comfortable. I loved the way the toilet was in a separate room from the sink/shower. This worked out well for the four of us. We took a taxi...


  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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Default 3 nights
Dec 1, 2015 -
Dec 24, 2015
Slow Season
3 nights
Dec 25, 2015 -
Jan 5, 2016
Peak Season
3 nights
  • Cleaning fee: $90 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Standard rate is up to 2 adults
US$30/night/person after 2 adults will be charged
Children are charged at the same rate as adults if they require their own bedding
Damage deposit of US$300(fully refundable) will be added on the rate
A departure cleaning fee of US$90 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.
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