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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:
      Ask
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #FKN3916611 by: FlipKey
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  • Property location
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asia_trav...
Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 for a stay in December 2012
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person found this review helpful

I had a wonderful stay at this beautiful machiya. Of course, if you rent a house you don't have the amenities, you may have in a first class hotel, like a pool, conferencing rooms or a buffet breakfast. But if you're a traveller who wants to explore Japan and its culture, a machiya like the Maeniiya is the perfect choice.... more

AJE
Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

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Management response:

Dear Anne, Thank you so much for the kind words you posted on our rental website.  We really appreciate it!!       We originally bought this Machiya for the... more

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kev
south australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

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Management response:

HI Kevin, Thanks for the detailed and kind review! We are happy would had a wonderful time in Kyoto. We hope to see you again and thanks again. Akemi and... more

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