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Jizo-An-Travellers Cottage-Beautiful Machiya

4.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Accommodations: House, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)
【We have 12 properties all centrally located.Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】
Jizo is the guardian of travellers and An means cottage or 'quiet retreat', hence travellers cottage.

Jizo-An is located in an alleyway of only 5 houses ensuring that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto’s historical Higashiyama district. Guests can return, relax, have a rest, shower, sleep, change clothes or have a cup of tea while still remaining in the historical area. The house is small, one bedroom upstairs, kitchen/lounge downstairs. It has been lovingly restored in the traditional style of an old Kyoto Teahouse.

The house is actually more beautiful than the photos can show.

Jizo-an is furnished wi...
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About the owner, Wendy L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 169 reviews and 11 properties
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Listing #FKN3556845 by: FlipKey
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 25 reviews
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English first
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Jizo-an is an intimate machiya that is perfect for solo travelers or couples, complete with a kitchen, bath, shower, and washer/tumble dryer. Its location is in city center, but tucked away down a small residential alley, so nights are quiet and sightseeing locations are within walking distance. Here you get to experience living with tatami, sliding shoji, and other traditional... more

Sean C
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My wife and I stayed at Jizo-An for five nights in July 2015. The house was in a great location: 5 minute walk from a subway station; a block away from a grocery store; across the street from a Hawaiian themed café with Kona coffee; in a quiet neighborhood. The house has air conditioning in the kitchen and the bedroom... more

Elevated Plains, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

My husband and I stayed a Jizo-An for 7 nights and it felt like a (little!) home away from home. Fantastic location - close to supermarkets, subway station, bus stop, restaurants. Walking distance to many cultural highlights of Kyoto. Exactly as described in the pictures; small but everything to make you feel at home; crockery, cutlery, microwave, washing machine, iron... more

  • Air Conditioning
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Aug 17, 2015 -
Oct 31, 2015
Middle season 3
3 nights
Nov 1, 2015 -
Nov 19, 2015
High season 4
3 nights
Nov 20, 2015 -
Dec 5, 2015
Festival season 3
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Normal Season rate
2 Guests ....¥15,000/night
High Season rate ... Add 3,000JPY / night on above rates
High Season is as below.
Apr.1-13, Apr.27-May.5, Jul.13-16, Sep.14-15, Oct.12-13, Nov.15-30, Dec.31-Jan.3
3 night minimum
Payment only in JAPANESE YEN.
Credit card acceptable.
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