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Artist's Machiya in the Heart of Kiyomizu, Gion

Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • 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
    Entrance
    Downstairs
    From Dining to Entrance
    Property description
    Kyoto
    |
    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...
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  • 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
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #FKN4305783 by: FlipKey
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  • 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
    Nearby cities
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English first
visitingf...
Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

lovely place enjoyed coming "home" at end of each day privacy and space great location fabulous, even if hard to find with taxi at first arrival. more

sophiemor...
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We had a wonderful time in Kyoto. After being away for two and a half weeks traveling and skiing it was so nice to arrive at Artists's Machiya with the space and the comforts of home. The location was great and the snow made it magical. A big thank you to Hiromi for all your help. more

jfi2014
Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 for a stay in December 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This was our second visit to Kyoto and the second time we stayed at a machiya. This machiya was much more comfortable and spacious than our last, and also very welcoming! Hiromi, Yukiko and Rob have done a fantastic job of running this Machiya and ensuring that we are happy and taken care of during our stay in Kyoto. The... more

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Owner
Yukiko
Speaks English, Italian, French, Russian, Chinese, German, Spanish, Japanese, Swedish
Listed since : Sep 2009
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
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