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Great & Quiet Location, Elegantly Restored Machiya

  • House located on old cobblestone lane in very quiet neighbourhood
    House located on old cobblestone lane in very quiet neighbourhood
    House located on old cobblestone lane in very quiet neighbourhood
    Japanese tatami living room with sunken Kotatsu
    Outside Maeniiya Machiya Inn (2 bicycles available)
    Maeniiya Machiya Inn on cobblestone lane
    Maeniiya Machiya Inn on cobblestone lane
    Property description
    Kyoto
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
    Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, on a small cobble stone lane in the heart of the city, you will find your home away from home. This beautifully restored Machiya retains its old world charm and provides insight into the old way of life in Japan.

    It is centrally located for sightseeing, with many of Kyoto's famous temples and shrines, shopping, dining and entertainment districts close-by. There are lots of restaurants, supermarkets and shops within walking distance. You can walk to Gion in about 20 minutes. The Shijo station for the Karasuma subway line is a 10 minute walk away, while the Karasuma station for the Hankyu Kyoto subway line is also a 10 minute walk. The closest bus stop is a 5 minutes walk (Shijo Nishi-no-Toin Stop). To the main Kyoto train station it's...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm Clock
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Yard
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
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    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
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    Listing #FKN3916611 by: FlipKey
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dcs9603
Sydney
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
39 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago for a stay in April 2015 NEW

We stayed a week in this delightful machiya in Kyoto. Our booking and arrangements by email were handled very promptly and the reception at the rental office when we arrived was warm and efficient. The house is well located, a short taxi ride from Kyoto station, within 10 minutes walk to the subway and with a City Bus stop close... more

Joe K
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

This house is nestled on a quiet street lined with old houses. The first floor consists of an entry way, a full kitchen with a full sized refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster oven, and utensils/dishes. There is a room off the kitchen that has a sink and washer/dryer combo. At one end of this room is a small toilet room and... more

Debbie F
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We loved our stay at this lovely, well kept traditional house. It gave us a glimpse of japanese living and it was great for us to sleep on the futons specially with our 6 month old baby. There are good restaurants nearby- amazing dim sum nearby, a supermarket. Having the bikes gave us so much freedom to explore further afield...

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Listed since : Oct 2010
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