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Iho-an (Cottage of Lingering Fragrance)-Machiya

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    Bedroom
    Bathroom with Goemonburo
    Antique Furniture
    Property description
    Kyoto
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    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    IHO-AN is a Traditional Kyoto Machiya (townhouse)
    IHO means Lingering Fragrance, AN means Cottage. The name came about from the lingering fragrance of incense that sometimes permeates the house from the adjacent temple.

    Iho-An is a traditional Kyoto Machiya located down a tiny quiet laneway in an enclave of 12 houses. It has been lovingly restored in the traditional style and furnished with antiques along with modern amenities like air-conditioning, western toilet and modern kitchen. It is fully equipped with a kettle, toaster, hairdryer, linen, towels, microwave, washing machine, dryer, everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

    Iho-an has two stories, upstairs is a large bedroom with adjacent lounge room with a single sofa bed overlooking Kyoto's beautiful ol...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Shared Yard
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      No
    Listing #FKN3556800 by: FlipKey
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    Car not needed
    Nearby cities
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ellenkn
Corvallis Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in March 2015

My husband and I stayed at Iho-An for a week in March 2015. It IS perfectly located.... close to an excellent supermarket (go out of the little alley where the residences are, turn right, then right again at the first street, the Aeon Market is just down the block on the left), close to the subway and bus lines. However,... more

Norma031
Vancouver, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 for a stay in December 2014

To experience the real Japan and immerse yourself in the culture, this machiya can't be beat. Perfect location allows walking the majority of Kyoto's highlights. Only caution is understanding the steepness of the stairs to bedroom, not for the faint of heart, but overall it's so charming, that is easily overlooked. more

Daitokoro
Princeton, New Jersey, Usa
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Stayed at Iho-an for a week in July, with my wife and two children. We all had a wonderful time and came to love this house for the memories it will hold for all of us for a long time. Wonderful scent of incense gently fills the house from temple next door. On a quiet little alley just off a... more

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