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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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JJ2014201...
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

My husband and I stayed in this lovely Machiya with our good friends (also a couple) on May 2014 for 3 nights. We all enjoyed the stay. The house is very clean and lovely. We all would recommend this vacation rental. No compliant at all. The cozy tatami living room is a nice place to chat, watch TV, use free... more

MNM90
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We enjoyed our stay at his beautiful property. The wabi-sabi presentation of the garden is lovely! The location is great! We biked to the downtown, visited temples in Gion area and beyond. Not only that we found amazing restaurants in walking distance, we were excited to find an awesome sento and a tofu shop just down the street. All these... more

swissami1...
Zug, Switzerland
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

For those looking for a unique way to experience Japan we highly recommend staying at Maeniiya. From the moment we arrived we felt comfortable. It is clean and well equipped. We appreciated the washer/dryer and Japanese style bath. Included were also shampoo, body soap, detergent for laundry, tin foil, etc. These little additions were well appreciated. We ate in most... more

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Speaks English, Japanese
Listed since : May 2014
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