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    Thank you for looking at our spacious (120m2), bright, tranquil, elegant Kominka, a traditional Japanese folk house.Located in one of the most culturally significant parts of Kyoto, we trust our house will be the perfect haven for your vacation! Boasting stunning views on the surroundings hills... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015
    An enchanting experience in a wonderful house complimented by an excellent host. Christian was the perfect host and provided information on the house and local area prior to...
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    Yōkai SOHO is located on the outskirt of the great Kitano tenmangū shrine, in a vivid traditional commercial area of small shops (shōtengai 商店街) leading to the famous Yōkai street. In this area, which was the northwestern entrance to Kyoto city in the Heian period (8th century), the people of Kyoto... View all property information
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    Our place is a renovated traditional Kyoto style house once it was called 'Ocha-ya', a teahouse where you could call in some geisha to dine and wine under the same roof. It is nestled in the center of Kamishichiken Geisha Quarter next to the Kyoto's oldest Geisha Theater where you can overhear the... View all property information
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    Welcome to our convenient family apartment in Higashikujo Kawanishi. We have very recently completed renovation of the whole building, creating a modern, yet authentic space for you and your group. The living space has 12 tatami mats, which can sleep up to 5 guests. The kitchen and bathroom space... View all property information
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    Iori Machiya stay Living like a local Iori offers a Kyoto lodging experience like none other. In the city of Kyoto, Iori acquires and restores old Machiyas (traditional Japanese townhouses) into beautifully modern luxurious stays while keeping the original structure. Iori runs with professional... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014
    Iori Machiya offers foreigners the opportunity of living in a traditional Japanese house. Our party is a family of 5. Instead of having your typical individual hotel rooms, we...
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    Historical machiya townhouse, Kiyomizu Birodo-an is renovated 2013 by local workman. It's very clean, spacious, cozy, fantastic atmosphere. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and modern convenience. Guests can rent out enitre townhouse. You will have a great experience that never get if... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (19) Excellent
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    Sakura Rive View is a very nice private apartment that faces directly on the banks of the River Takase. Recently renovated, (2014), this studio apartment of 35 square meters has two tatami bedrooms separated by sliding wooden doors ( so it can become a single large room), a kitchenette complete... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015
    We were met on the corner by Andrea who helped us with our luggage and immediately informed us of the neighbouring restaurants, shops and streets that were essential to visit. The...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014
    Andrea and Mayumi's apartment is just perfect. It was clean, comfortable, and exactly as described and represented in the photographs. It's situated in a very charming part of...
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014
    We had a wonderful stay at Andrea & Mayumi's apartment. The apartment was perfect for our needs and the location is just amazing. It is walking distance to most of the key...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014
    The apartment was as described, and as shown. Quite spacious in Japanese standards. Andrea met us at the bus stop although the directions were simple to follow and exact. LOVED...
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    The house has been renovated for modern comfort but still maintains the old charm. You can feel as if you actually live in Kyoto. The house is a very convenient location, close to the Shijyo Karasuma and Kawaramachi area. There are some popular places within walking distance from the house.... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014
    Lovely home with traditional aspects. Located within walking distance to trains and other needed amenities like groceries etc. Tom, the owner, is wonderful and speaks great...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014
    Conforme à la description ! Tom était aux petits soins ! Mes enfants ont adorés la maison (ils voulaient la même en France). L'appartement est très bien situé dans Kyoto, à...
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    3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / Sleeps 6
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    Sanjusan Machiya has all the charms of a Japanese traditional townhouse such as a small Japanese garden, Tatami mat rooms, low tables, sliding wooden doors, paper doors, wooden bathroom, all with luxurious modern facilities such as Induction stove, floor heating, dish washer, air conditioning in... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (8) Excellent
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    This beautifully renovated townhome is just a few minutes from the Keihan underground train line which offers easy access to the commercial center of Kyoto. Since it only a short taxi ride the location is ideal for those coming from Kyoto station. A great base if you have a JR rail pass and want to... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014
    Great quiet central location. Clean washroom and shower. Washer and dryer work well. Small shops nearby for provisions. 15-20 minute walk from Kyoto station. Very well...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014
    We very much enjoyed our stay. Unfortunately my wife very sick, but luckily our host brought her to the hospital and helped her with the translation. It was a great help and we...
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    ** Just finished furnishing and available now ** My charming house is conveniently located in the peaceful residential area near the Nijo station, offering traditional architecture and it is a perfect place to relax with your friends and family. The Space The house is two-story. Downstairs: Living... View all property information
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015
    PROs + House host Hana very quick in response to our inquiries. She provided clear and useful information on traveling to and from the house. + House is as pictured- clean...
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    Perfect choice for travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Kyoto! Special experience in local life of the street in Saiin / Omiya area. Fully furnished studio makes you feel relax like your home. The excitement of the city center is only 3.0 Km away, easy access to major sites with... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015
    The apartment was really cozy and comfortable to live. All the amenities were of good quality, I did not miss anything. The apartment is located next to one of the main stations...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015
    There's not enough space to say how perfect Kazue, the apartment, and the neighborhood were. The beds were extremely comfortable, along with the blankets and pillows (stay in a...
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    WELCOME TO YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN KYOTO Hidden Inn is a beautiful & modern fully furnished Japanese vacation rental townhouse which can accomodate up to 6 people. When you stay at Hidden Inn, you rent the whole house and can come and go as you please. Ideal for couples, families or groups of... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015
    Comfy well appointed house coped easily with us and our two teenage sons. Keith is very knowledgable should you have a question and fast to respond via email. Less than a 1000...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014
    Hidden Inn is a compact place, but for our group of 4 we found it very comfortable. Certainly better than the 200 square feet or less you might get in most Japanese hotels. We...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (2) Very good
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    Our traditional Kyoto townhouse has been newly refurbished, and is a very quiet residential neighborhood about 20 minutes walk from Kyoto station or 5 minute taxi ride (It is under 1000 yen). It is also 10 minutes walk from the nearest subway station (one stop south of Kyoto Station), and bus lines... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015
    We wanted to live as japanese and this place is what we are looking for, small house with 1 king size bed, 2 futon and 1 sofa. washing machine and well equiped kitchen. We were 5...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014
    Nous sommes venus à 3 dans cette maison que nous avons bien appréciée. Les points positifs : - Très réactif (nous avions un soucis avec un climatiseur, dans les 2 jours qui...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    Our Nakanishi-cho house is a comfortable two-storey house just 15 minutes walk from Kyoto station, and 10 minutes walk from Kujo subway station. It is located in a small street in a typical Japanese neighbourhood. Downstairs there is a living room, kitchen, Japanese-style bathroom, a separate WC... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013
    We stayed at this townhouse for five weeks from the end of October until December 1st. Our review is written to provide information that may assist those considering a stay of...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013
    Amazing little house and renting was a breeze. Our group was 4 adults: my sister, her husband, my boyfriend and me. We arrived on one of the last flights to the Osaka airport...
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    ☆★☆★☆★☆★MARCH IS THE CHERRY BLOSSOMS MONTH!! 20% OFF!!!☆★*☆★☆★☆★ Only 5 minutes from the shopping street Shijo Doori and 10 minutes walking from Imperial Palace, my cozy and nice studio apartment is between the modernity and the antique city . Amenities & Facilities - Full Furnished Kitchen... View all property information
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    Kyoto Central Condo is accessible from both Gojo station- which is just one stop from Kyoto station, as well as Kawaramachi station- the center of Kyoto. Up to 4 people can stay in this condo. Pontocho, Nishiki Food Market and Kamogawa River are also very conveniently accessible on foot. There are... View all property information
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    KAMIZA-AN is the upper level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. Our New York architect based in Kyoto Geoffrey P. Moussas renovated it to make this old house a special place where to stay with your family and friends during your vacation in this beautiful historical... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014
    We were two families (4 adults and 3 kids age 1-4) staying in the house. The house, while small, is very cosy and very new. I believe it was just opened in March so the kitchen...
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    Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years.The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within, makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Momiji-an (Autumn Maple) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in Kiyomizu... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015
    Pour vivre à la japonaise dans une très belle maison. Certes petite pour 5 personnes, mais tout y est parfait : literie impeccable, vaisselle, thé et café fournis, chauffage au...
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    Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years. The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within, makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Bairin-an (Plum Grove) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in Kiyomizu area,... View all property information
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    ** Just finished furnishing and available now ** My traditional house is located in the central area of Kyoto, 3 stops from Kyoto station by JR line and 8 minute walk to the house. Bus & train lines easily take you to major tourist spots. The Space The downstairs of this charming two story house... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014
    Our room in the White Hotel was roomy by Japanese standards and the futons were very comfortable. We enjoyed using the traditional room and found the free washers and driers...
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    SHIMOZA-AN is the lower level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. Our New York architect based in Kyoto Geoffrey P. Moussas renovated it to make this old house a special place where to stay with your family and friends during your vacation in this beautiful... View all property information
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    Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years. The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within its boundaries makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Shofu-an (Pine Breeze) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (27) Excellent
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    We offer a private house located in heart of Kyoto, that was renovated into a Kyoto-style townhouse called Kyo-Machiya for guests from abroad or in Japan as a Vacation Rental House. Accommodate up to 5 persons, you can use it according to your needs at a reasonable price. Spend time with your... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014
    We were travelling in a group of 4, with 2 of us in their 60s and 70s. We wanted to choose a place to stay that is clean and quiet and feelings more "home-like" than normal...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014
    Lovely accommodation & we loved the experience of living like locals! The house was comfy & cozy & perfect for my husband, my 2 teenage daughters, & my 11 year old. House fully...
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    5 of 5 stars (4) Excellent
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    We offer a private house located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, that has been renovated into a Kyoto-style townhouse called Kyo-Machiya for guests from abroad or in Japan to use as a Vacation Rental House. This beautiful house is located in downtown Kyoto where many classic style homes remain. We are... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014
    Let's face it. A lot of hotels look alike. And sure, there's some services that are comfortable, but when I visit another country and stay in a hotel I always feel like I'm...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014
    Location pleine de charme, très confortable. Accueil formidable et beaucoup de conseils pour passer un bon séjour. Lieu proche du métro: 4mn à pieds
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    Meirin Kogane-an is a traditional Japanese townhouse in central Kyoto. It is well located close to Shijo subway station and Karasuma station that takes for 5 min. It's been beautiflly renovated by craftsman in 2014. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and modern convenience. Location... View all property information
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    The house, located in the northern part of kyoto city. It is surrounded by mountains of kyoto. It is a rich natural environment ,deer and monkeys and birds. On the other hand,16 -minute walk to both the subway Kitayama and Kokusaikaikan. One of the most fashionable,historical area. Kamigamo -... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015
    When I arrived by train to Kyoto main station, I phoned Kenta who owns the holiday house and he kindly waited for me with a car at Kitayama subway station (direct line 16 minutes...
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    In Kyoto city the house is located at Utano district. It's suitable for long tarn stay.Near the house there is a super-market to buy necessaries and UTANO HOSPITAL. By walk you could go to Omuro Ninnaji temple that is identified for World Heritage, and to Uzumasa Eiga Mura that is a film studio of... View all property information
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    THe apartment is a two bedroomed apartment at Karasuma-Gojo in central Kyoto. It is in a modern building with a security door. Each of the bedrooms has a double bed and there is a sofa bed in the living room. They is a spacious well equiped kitchen. It is one minute from Gojo subway station, so it... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015
    The apartment has 2 full sized (by Japanese standards) separate bedrooms and a convenient living room. The kitchen is well equipped. To summarise, the apartment is very...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014
    Location is convenient. Owner sent us the location map which makes locating the apartment easy. Place is spacious and the neighbours are friendly. However, the place may need more...
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    This house is in the center of Kyoto and very close to three major train lines and the subway. Its in an unbelievably quiet neighborhood You can find many cafes, bars, restaurants and many sightseeing spots such as Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, the Kyoto National Museum and many many more all... View all property information
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    Meirin Kogane-an is a traditional Japanese townhouse in central Kyoto. It is well located close to Shijo subway station and Karasuma station that takes for 5 min. It's been beautiflly renovated by craftsman in 2014, it still looks just a new house. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and... View all property information
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    This Machiya is the place you will need to have the most perfect stay. The Kyoto Station, nerve center of the ancient imperial city, is only 2 minutes on foot. You will be able to reach every touristic places of the town easily as the majority of the main lines of train, bus and subway start from... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015
    My sister and I plus 3 friends of ours (so 5 of us) stayed 3 nights at this charming little machiya. If you really wish to immerse yourself in Japanese lifestyle i highly...
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    Located just a 5 minutes' walking distance from Karasuma Subway Station and Shijyo Subway Station, Kyoto Apartment Palati 21's apartments come with air conditioning and free WiFi access. This property is a non-smoking property. The spacious rooms are furnished with a sofa, a full kitchenette with... View all property information
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    Ideally located just a 2-minute walk from Kyoto Station, Kyoto Station Court is a convenient apartment studio, open from July 2013. The apartment comes with a kitchenette and a balcony. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Fitted with modern furnishings and wooden flooring, the room features a flat-screen TV,... View all property information
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    On the edge of Gion, the centuries old entertainment district, walk out the door to feel the vibrant energy, enjoy the classic beauty of Kyoto. Come home to well appointed two room apartment designed to cater to your needs and comfort as a traveler. The Space Walk through the fully equipped... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014
    The place was comfortable and very well communicated with the city, a few steps from bus stops, subway stations and famous sightseeing spots. The house rules were specific and...
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    The Arashiyama House and Hanare were registered as a ''Important Cultural Properties of Kyoto''. The Arashiyama Hanare was built on before 1935, and was completely restored in November 2008-2011. The restoration was a labor of love, requiring the participation of artisans specializing in... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014
    My parent and I stayed at the Hanare house for 5 nights in November and we absolutely enjoyed it! The house, the rooms and even the kitchen are of traditional Japanese style and...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014
    Our Review Highlights: 1. Fantastic location as it is in the residential area of Arashiyama away from the busy tourist areas leading to Togetsu Bridge but close enough to walk to...
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    Machiya Momiji is a beautifully restored traditional Japanese townhouse with a certified history stretching back to the late 1800s and underwent a complete renovation in 2013 by local craftsmen. Officially recognized by Kyoto local government as an authentic Kyoto machiya, this property offers... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014
    A family of four ( 2 parents and 2 adult daughters) enjoyed our 5 night stay at the Machiya. All is as on the site- gorgeous features such as the garden And bathroom. Naoko...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014
    We really enjoyed our stay at Machiya Momij. We were four adults (us and my in-laws) and one toddler (1.5 yrs old). The house is very clean and spacious, beautifully designed...
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    ***Winner of Tripadvisor's 'Certificate of Excellence 2014!''*** For the independent traveler on an extended stay in Kyoto, the Gion Apartments are a perfect alternative to run-of-the-mill hotels in the same price category. Each apartment is outfitted with the same basics that one has for... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015
    this apartment was just perfect so much better than an hotel room. really convenient to everywhere we even saw geishas going to work. The beds were very comfortable and the...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015
    We had stayed in this apartment about 4 years ago and it is still great, clean tidy and everything you need. It is a compact apartment, typical Japanese size but nice western...
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    Suaon Machiya Residence Inn expresses the light of new hope and its evanescence during the era known as the 'Romantic Taisho Era' in Japan(1912 - 1926). Take a step inside and you will be immediately freed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and will be exposed to the world of the good old... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014
    On our stay in Japan we spent time in Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. In Osaka and Tokyo we stayed in hotels but in Kyoto we thought we'd try something different and stayed at Suoan...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014
    We loved our stay at the Suoan Machiya Residence Inn! Check in at the rental office (close to the subway station, not connected to the inn) was simple. We left our luggage there...
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    Cherry blossom trees surrounding the Kyoto Incline bloom during the spring to create a pink tunnel around the former train line. Fireflies light up the “Philosopher’s Walk” in the middle of the evening during the summer, while in the autumn, Eikando Temple is shrouded with colorful fall foliage. In... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014
    If you are visiting Kyoto, you must stay at a real Japanese house. Unlike any hotel, staying at a restored Machiya home provides a unique experience. We really enjoyed our visit...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
    We booked this residence in the middle of a week spent at large hotels and it was exactly the relaxing, quiet and secluded time that my teenager children needed to keep their...
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    K's Villa Kamogawa-an is an authentic Kyoto style wooden house located right beside the Kamo river only a 3 min walk from Shichijo station on Keihan line. The spacious bedrooms and cypress bathtub with beautiful river views provides a truly a relaxing experience. The lounge and kitchen are... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015
    Apologies for the late review first. ;)The day we spent at Kamogawa-an was the best although it was raining heavily. We just stayed in the house and enjoyed the beautiful Japanese...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014
    I love, love, love this Machiya villa! The entire villa is beautiful and spacious. I traveled with my family and one of my friends, total of 6 people, and the villa was a really...
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    This is an accommodation facility that enables you to charter and stay at a whole block of “machiya,” Kyoto’s traditional townhouse. It is a place where you can experience Japanese culture and art created with obsession of the owner who is a painter in Kyoto. It is the nearest machiya... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014
    Easy and fast check in,friendly staff.Excellent location absolutely stellar,clean and very big for the japanese standards.Luxurious and minimal at the same time. An experience...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014
    Wonderful property right in the heart of Gion on a quiet, residential alley - you really feel like a local staying there! The Machiya has been beautifully restored in traditional...
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    Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, on a small cobble stone lane in the heart of the city, you will find your home away from home. This beautifully restored Machiya retains its old world charm and provides insight into the old way of life in Japan. It is centrally located for sightseeing,... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014
    This house is nestled on a quiet street lined with old houses. The first floor consists of an entry way, a full kitchen with a full sized refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
    We loved our stay at this lovely, well kept traditional house. It gave us a glimpse of japanese living and it was great for us to sleep on the futons specially with our 6 month...
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    Zeniya-An is in the architecture of Kyoto’s traditional townhouse with a history of 1200 years, “Machiya”. Not only its traditional value, it also has practical value as well. It is located very convenient area, only 10min. walk from JR Kyoto Station, one stop by subway to downtown area. Easy to... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015
    Location maybe a little difficult to find but nice space loaded with amenities. Will use again if I have an opportunity. Stairs are very steep so upstairs bedrooms may not be...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014
    We stayed at Zeniya-an for 2 nights in mid-November. Great, central location, you can walk to many places, and a short walk to the subway. The owners also have several other...
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    The Kiyomizu Machiya Inn is located in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kyoto, in the Prime tourist location of Ninezaka next to the Yasaka Pagoda. The Kiyomizu Temple, a Unesco World Heritage site is only a 10 minute walk up the hill from our place. This sought after location offers lots of... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015
    I am a foreign researcher living in Japan, and I needed a place to stay in Kyoto with my parents (both over 65-years-old) when they came to visit me. I can positively say that we...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014
    We stayed at the Machiya for six nights and can't imagine a better place. The house itself is everything you could dream of - Trevor and Akemi have truly put so much into...
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    Awa Machiya is a fully renovated traditional Kyoto Machiya townhouse, furnished and finished with luxe decor of the modern and old. As the rare antique pieces used to decorate the house blend in well with all the mod cons, the house offers all the modern conveniences in style. With its superb... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014
    We enjoyed this house very much. We were a family of six with grown children. Although it was tighter quarters, we felt it worked great. The bathroom is removed from the main...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014
    This is a lovely house in an excellent location.It can be quite tricky to find at first but the owner included comprehensive directions with the booking confrimation. The house...
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    Kyoto Vacation Rentals

    Stroll like a kimono-clad samurai of a bygone era in the cool, dappled sunlight of Bamboo Street, where towering bamboo forests and stone walls hide sheltered gardens and silent neighborhoods. Your money-saving Kyoto vacation rental home, condo, apartment, townhouse, or traditional machiya puts you in the heart of ancient Japan’s former imperial capitol. Kyoto is still a religious center, with over 1,600 temples and scores of Shinto shrines, gardens, historic buildings, and museums. Kyoto’s riverside cherry trees blossoming in spring, colorful autumn leaves, and winter snows have inspired artists and haiku writers for centuries.

    Vacation Rentals Best Kyoto Choice

    Besides money-savings compared to luxury hotels, your Kyoto vacation rental can bring you closer to a traditional Japanese life style if you opt for tatami mats, rice paper doors, futons, soaking in cedar tubs, and meditative gardens. Though modern comforts like beds, showers, flat screen TVs, and computers are equally available. Enlist a vacation rental host to help fine-tune your sightseeing itinerary of temples, teahouses, theaters, shrines, gardens, shops, and museums. The money-savings from a Kyoto vacation rental can help pay for tea ceremonies, Geisha district entertainment, Kabuki at Minamiza Theater, antiques, fabrics, ceramics, handicrafts, sake, sushi, and noodle house meals.

    Kyoto History

    Explore the roots of modern Japan at the Kyoto Archaeological Museum. Japan’s ancient power struggles are exemplified by the Tokugawa shogun’s Kyoto residence, Nijo-jo Castle, and the emperor’s Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace in nearby Imperial Park. Learn about traditional Japanese ceramics at the Raku Museum. Travel in time to 1940-1970, the pre-plastic Japanese toy robot era, at the Tin Toy Museum. Let the kids gorge on manga comics at the Kyoto International Manga Museum.

    Nature & Gardens

    Take the kids to Iwatayama Monkey Park in Nishikyo-ku. Kyoto Botanical Garden has a bonsai exhibit, bamboo garden, cherry trees, irises, camellias, hydrangea, and peonies. The garden of rocks, raked sand, and dwarf trees at Konchi-in Temple is a masterpiece dating to 1627. Arashiyama District’s Tenryu-ji Temple zen garden, laid out in the 1300s by Muso Soseki, was the first designed for meditation rather than strolling. Ryoan-ji Temple’s stone “garden of emptiness,” laid out in 1499 and viewed from above like a framed painting, is world-renowned as a device to aid meditation.

    Temples, Theaters & Shopping

    Pontocho’s riverside theater and geisha district is near the Nishikoji-dori food and vegetable arcade. The nearby Kawaramachi shopping district has local craftsmen specializing in everything from dolls and kimonos to paper umbrellas and painted fans. Gion, the old geisha and entertainment district across the Kamo River from Pontocho, still has performance theaters and cha-ya (teahouses). The adjacent Eastern Mountain District of Higashiyama-ku has a historic walking route from the cliff-top Kiyomizu-dera Temple to Gion’s Yasaka-jinja Shrine.