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Iho-an (Cottage of Lingering Fragrance)-Machiya

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    Property description
    Kyoto
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    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    IHO-AN is a Traditional Kyoto Machiya (townhouse)
    【We have 12 properties all centrally located.Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】
    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...
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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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OllieTrav...
Boston, MA
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Iho-An is a perfect base for exploring Kyoto's temples, gardens, canals and shopping. The location and decoration are embued with a strong sense of place that takes you back to another time. The scale of the machine is somewhat miniature, and the small tub steep staircase up to the bedroom (more like a ladder) may not be for those with... more

ellenkn
Corvallis Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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

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