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Truly Classic Grand Kyoto Machiya by Nijo Castle

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    Property description
    Kyoto
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    Rental Home – 
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 10
    “Machiya Yoshimura” is located in the central area of Kyoto having two of the major historical sites in its neighborhood, Nijo-jo Castle (http://www.wa-pedia.com/japan-guide/nijojo_castle_kyoto.shtml) and Kyoto Imperial Palace (http://www.kunaicho.go.jp/e-about/shisetsu/kyoto.html). Its area is called Kamigyo Ward where best shops and businesses of the time were gathered, in order to serve both imperial families who resided in the palace and Shogun who resided in the castle. Those prestigious business owners lived and ran their businesses in traditional houses called Machiya (http://www.kyotomachiya.com/info.html). Machiya Yoshimura is one of the fortunate few, which has maintained its traditional beauty for over 100 years. Naturally, there remain many long established businesses in... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Deck
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Microwave
    • Patio
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Yard
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
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    • Pets Allowed:
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    • Smoking Allowed:
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    • Suitable for Children:
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Yeos777
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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person found this review helpful

Everything is authentically traditional and beautiful about this home. Like most homes in Japan, it only has one bathroom so it could be somewhat an issue for a large group. Location is good and near to the palace. Taxis may not know the address accurately but luckily we pinned the location using waze which was very useful subsequently more

TobiKoko
CA
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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Meir698
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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people found this review helpful

The house is classic Machiya. A bit tiny but very well arranged, with all necessary facilities to stay for several days. Very well maintained, and everything is in excellent condition. The instructions how to use the house & its equipment are very well prepared. and clear. The location is great, few minutes walk from Gion Corner, and many temples. WiFi... more

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Listed since : Sep 2009
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