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The Gion House (Upper Level) Prime Gion Location

  • Livingroom
    Livingroom
    Livingroom
    Exterior
    Western style bedroom with double bed
    Japanese style bedroom with double futon on tatami
    Kitchen area
    Property description
    Kyoto
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    *WE HAVE ADDITIONAL PROPERTIES IN GION. PLEASE CHECK OUR OTHER LISTINGS, OR INQUIRE FOR DETAILS.

    The Gion House is an old wooden, traditional-style 'machiya,' located on an atmospheric side street in the awe-inspiring geisha quarters of Gion, in the heart of old Kyoto. It was fully restored by renowned Kyoto-based architect Geoffrey Moussas.

    The house was recently shown on American TV channel HGTV's series 'You Live in What?,' as well as on CNN International's 'On The Road.' The house has been shown in three architecture/interior-related magazines, and on several TV programs in Japan. The Gion House was selected by Lonely Planet Japan's author Chris Rowthorn as the 'Best Vacation Rental in Kyoto.'

    Offered is the entire second floor, which...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm Clock
    • Books
    • Deck
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Ask
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #FKN3471960 by: FlipKey
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car not needed
    Nearby cities
  • About this property
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389eleano...
Palo Alto, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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person found this review helpful

My daughter and I stayed in the beautiful Gion House upper floor for five nights in March. Although the weather was chilly, the heated floors, toilet seat (!), duvet and thermostat kept us very comfortable. The location is wonderfully convenient and the manager was exceedingly helpful in assisting us with dinner reservations, shipping suitcases,and answering our questions . The owner... more

onecatch
Port Townsend, Washington
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We spent two weeks in this beautiful, comfortable place, and had a wonderful experience. Curtis (the owner) and Junko (his assistant) were very helpful and accommodating. The apartment is quiet, the kitchen is well-outfitted, the bathroom is pure luxury, and the heated floors are fantastic! The location could not be better - easy walking to so many things (from grocery... more

erskine10
Melbourne
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21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 for a stay in November 2014

Previous reviewers have described in detail what a joy it is to stay in this exquisite machiya. Since our week long stay in November to see the stunning autumn colours in Kyoto, I totally agree with all the positive comments about the apartment, the booking process, the support from Curtis and his local agents, the location, etc. So, instead of... more

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Speaks English, Japanese
Listed since : Sep 2012
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