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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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** 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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Gion Machiya is a traditional Kyoto-style townhouse located on a small street in Kyoto, the old capital of Japan. The location of the house is simply amazing with restaurants, cafes, super market, convenience stores, post office, ATMs, train/bus stations etc all within a short walking distance... View all property information
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015
lovely place enjoyed coming "home" at end of each day privacy and space great location fabulous, even if hard to find with taxi at first arrival.
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015
We had a wonderful time in Kyoto. After being away for two and a half weeks traveling and skiing it was so nice to arrive at Artists's Machiya with the space and the comforts of...
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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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A beautifully renovated Japanese house at the heart of a residential neighborhood, a quiet alley minutes away from the great Kurodani Temples complex (World Heritage). Walking distance to Kyoto University and Heian Shrine. Spacious living room, big bedroom plus garden, kitchen, bathroom. Brand new.... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
We spent 8 nights in the Zen House and used it as a base to explore Kyoto and the wider area. The house itself has been simply but beautifully refurbished blending traditional...
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“Machiya Yoshimura” is located in the central area of Kyoto having two of the major historical sites in its neighborhood, Nijo-jo Castle (http://www.wa-pedia.com/japan-guide/nijojo_castle_kyoto.shtml) and Kyoto Imperial Palace (http://www.kunaicho.go.jp/e-about/shisetsu/kyoto.html). Its area is... View all property information
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014
Everything is authentically traditional and beautiful about this home. Like most homes in Japan, it only has one bathroom so it could be somewhat an issue for a large group...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014
The house is classic Machiya. A bit tiny but very well arranged, with all necessary facilities to stay for several days. Very well maintained, and everything is in 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 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...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014
We only stayed one night at Andrea and Mayumi's apartment and we left wishing we could staying longer, much longer. It is in a great location, in the heart of Kyoto. The...
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Conveniently located a 3-minute walk from Higashiyama Subway Station, Kyoto Miyabi Inn is a traditional Japanese-style townhouse with modern facilities like free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV. Guests rent out the whole 2-storey building, and free-use bicycles are available. Featuring a historic charm,... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015
Stayed for four nights with husband and a 2 year old in this traditional Japanese home. We absolutely love it! If you want to experience living in a traditional Japanese house...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
Our group of five consisted of my parents (over 60) my sister (mid 20s) me and my best mate (mid 30s). We stayed at Miyabi Inn for 2 nights; a short side trip before we went...
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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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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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** 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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Situated in the heart of Kyoto, Shikokuan Machiya Residence Inn is a stylish and innovative machiya accommodation located on a serene backstreet near the Takasegawa river, one of the most popular cherry blossom spots in Kyoto. The machiya is near Gion, where Geisha are frequently spotted on... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014
From the time we made enquiries to the end of the stay; we were looked after with services above 5 star hotels. We also enjoyed the beautiful facilities and the convenient...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
If you want an authentic Kyoto experience you must stay here. The home was beautiful, clean and had modern amenities. The location is perfect and pretty easy to get to. We...
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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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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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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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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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Konruri-an Machiya Residence Inn offers you a great opportunity to experience the local atmosphere of Kyoto! The townhouse can accommodate up to 4 people, making it perfect for couples, families, and trips with a small group or friends. We also have another townhouse located next door. With two... View all property information
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014
Instead of the usual, staying in hotels, we decided to try staying in a Machiya. We did enjoy the stay very much and experience a little of living like a local. The place is...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014
Thinking back of our 10 day trip to Kyoto, I am so glad that we stayed at the Konruri-an, run by Machiya Residence Inn. It is located in the present day Kyoto, with students going...
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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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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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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 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...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014
I stayed here with my husband and our 2 young kids. It's right in the middle of a local neighborhood where it's not so touristy so we got a taste of the warmth from the friendly...
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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. 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 Japanese movie. View all property information
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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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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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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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Kyoto West Condo is a spacious, fully furnished 3 bedroom condominium located in the western side of Kyoto with easy access to popular sightseeing spots such as Arashiyama and Sagano. A total of 87 square meters in area there are 2 bedrooms with western beds, 1 bedroom with Japanese futons, a... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015
Owner Toshi-san came to Saga Arashiyama station to pick us up and we were thrilled already to see his iconic red VW van. Once we got to the unit, he took his time to explain how...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014
The property is spacious, well-appointed, and in a wonderfully quiet neighborhood. My family was very comfortable with the welcome from Toshi, the immaculate interior, and...
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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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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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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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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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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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K's Villa Matsumi-an is 100 years old Kyoto style house with modern facilities located only a 3 min walk from Shichijo station on Keihan line. We wish to offer unique opportunity to stay at authentic Kyoto style machiya town house with Spacious bed room and cozy dinning space with full of modern... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015
K's Villa is a comforting house with appliances to suit all needs. Great location handy to subway and train stations. Tori gates are only a 5 min trip away via the Sub. The...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015
Nice accommodation, 15 min walk from Kyoto station. We are tired so we took taxi from station, cost 830 yen, but the driver have difficulties in locating the place. Good Internet...
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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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Kogane-an is historical machiya townhouse close to Shijo Karasuma. It's well renovated by local workman, cozy, spacious and fantastic atmosphere. Kogane-an is well located close to subway stations, Shijo and Karasuma. Nishiki food market, Shijo birdge and through Gion area then you will reach... View all property information
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This machiya townhouse is renovated by local workman. The house is cozy, spacious, luxurious, fantastic atmosphere and well located. It's located close to Kodaiji temple, Yasaka pagoda, Kiyomizu temple, also these are all walking distance, Gion area and Shijo downtown area, good for shopping and... 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 downtown area within short walking distance from Shijo subway station. It's been beautiflly renovated by craftsman in 2014. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and modern convenience.... View all property information
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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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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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***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 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...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014
Very completely supplied with excellent instructions. Quiet street and quiet and very secure building. Owner and local management co. quick to respond. Good wireless access. The...
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*NEWS! WE HAVE ANOTHER TWO BEDROOM HOUSE IN GION AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY STARTING MARCH 1. ONE MONTH MINIMUM STAY. 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... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015
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...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015
It was our first time in Kyoto and we were a party of 5 adults and two small children. We had a wonderful stay at this Machiya. Despite the cold winter we were all very warm and...
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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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Gion Kyuraku, nearly a century old Kyo-Machiya, that was once a tea-masters residence, located in the historical district of Kyoto, Gion/Kiyomizu. It has been restored to its original splendor, in conjunction with modern amenities, contemporary comforts, consideration of the environment, along with... View all property information
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014
Our family of five adults rented the Machiya during the Gion Matsuri. We were able to walk to the festival and to various temples. The house was very clean and comfortable and is...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014
Myself, My husband, sister and brother-in-law stayed in this machiya for four nights at the end of March. We absolutely loved everything about the machiya..... its location...
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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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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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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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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 Electric Stove Microwave Fridge - Bedroom 2 comfortable quality... View all property information
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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.