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    This is a beautiful studio apartment in one of the most popular areas of Kyoto. Five minutes from Nijo Castle. The area has a lot of great restaurants and shops. The apartment is in a modern building and has been recently renovated. This is a great and comfortable apartment for a couple or a single... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8273
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    Enjoy a magical stay in a beautiful traditional Japanese house, all by your self, in one of the top Kyoto locations.Up to 6 adults! Kyoto Nene House is a traditional Japanese townhouse and located in the Kyoto’s Higashiyama tourist area which is dotted with some of the most representative... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0826
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015
    Our family of three were very pleased to stay in Nobu Takahashi’s Kyoto Nene house for six days and nights in October, 2015, and we cannot recommend it highly enough. Nobu’s...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015
    if your values are close to me You'd rate it like me Yet We're different Most of us Before Kyoto visit How old are you Did you ever live in a wooden house Did you...
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    5 of 5 stars (3) Excellent
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    Please contact us if you would like to know about more details. Our house is certified Japanese traditional house by Machiya historical record in Kyoto city. We renovated classic Machiya (Japanese traditional house)and newly opened as a vacation rental house, which is located in central area in... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8111
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago
    Our stay in Kyoto was the highlight of our trip to Japan. Kyoto is littered with small traditional houses and it was so wonderful to experience staying in one. The house itself is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015
    I and my family stayed here for 2 days and had the most amazing time. The property is absolutely stunning from the inside and has all the modern essentials you could need, while...
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    ・One Sta from kyoto Sta. ・Free wifi ・Tofukuji , Gion and Kiyomizu Dera are some of the attractions that are easy to reach . The room is a clean and cozy stylish flat. The room has a double size bed, Japanese Futon , 3 people to stay. Double bed size :L 190 cm × W 140 cm Single Japanese Futon :... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0976
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    'Built over a hundred years ago, Takeya has been completely renovated to modern standards, yet keeping its traditional charm. In this house, you will find the full suite of modern amenities, such as WIFI, cable TV and air-conditioning, as well as traditional touches like the gorgeous cedar bath... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602 8381
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    Situated only 15min walk from Kyoto Station and an easy stroll or bike ride to some of the most famous landmarks. The house has everything you'll need for a great holiday. Cosy 2-story house in a convenient location. The main bedroom on the second floor has a comfortable double bed, with access to... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601 8028
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6018014
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    4 of 5 stars (29) Very good
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    All rooms are ensuite and air-conditioned. Weekly apartment and long stay accommodation for vacation rentals in downtown Kyoto. Both Japanese-style rooms and Western-style rooms are available. Location- Only 5-6 mins walk from Gojo Station and 7-8 minutes from Shijo Station. 15 minute walk to... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8087
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015
    My husband and I stayed in a “deluxe” apartment for 32 nights (October 17 - November 17, 2015). This place is all about excellent value for money in the Kyoto context. The...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015
    After 9 days staying at the Furnished Apartments I will highly recommend it to anyone traveling to Kyoto. The location of the apartment is convenient and centrally located, about...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    Due to its location, in a quiet area, overlooking the Philosopher's Path, with its superb view of Yoshida hill, its brightness and its remarkable comfort, Terrazza is a unique location. Very beautiful and spacious apartment with contemporary Japanese architecture, this exceptional context offers... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 8421
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012
    The photos don't lie, this is a gem on the hill ~50 m above the Philosophers Walk. Two large western bedrooms and a charming large tatami mat living/bedroom. We all enjoyed the...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    SPECIAL DISCOUNT IN THE END OF OCTOBER! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US. KAMIZA-AN is the upper level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. - Private Kitchen -Private toilet and bathroom -Private entrance You can experience the old days Japanese life style while... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8272
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015
    We stayed here in April 2015. We found the accommodation great, really comfortable for our family of four and in a great location. The area was interesting to explore, convenient...
    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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    5 of 5 stars (11) Excellent
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    The renovation of Senraku House located in downtown Kyoto was completed in Spring 2011. Now, modern convenience has been added to its history of the house. This small Traditional Japanese House is on a quiet lane-way in a very convenient area in Kyoto: 24HR convenience stores, 24HR supermarket,... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8216
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015
    From initial contact to arrival communication was exceptional. Given perfect directions in english and japanese so the driver knew exactly where to drop us off. Loved keyless...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015
    Stayed here for 4 nights. Super convenient location, 10 mins walk from Nishiki market and Nijo castle. We got a little lost on our first day but soon got our bearings around...
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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, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0812
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    Up to 6 people! Three bed rooms. This house is located beside of Kamo river. You can walk along Kamo river. Each rooms are equiped Air-conditioner and Dining room are equiped electric floor heating system. Portable Wifi. 4 minutes walk to stn It's modern but feeling Japanese style house.... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0985
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    Blue Tengu Tofukuji is a newly renovated studio townhouse suitable for up to 3 adults or a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids). This townhouse comes equipped with everything you might need to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. There is a fully equipped kitchen if guests wish to eat in and a washer... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0981
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015
    My wife and I had a wonderful stay at this cozy little cottage. It is clear that the owners have put a lot of effort into creating a unique experience for their guests. It is just...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (6) Very good
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    KONRURI-AN This machiya 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 houses... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6048804
    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 8, 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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    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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8303
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    YOROKOBU INN is a Japanese house converted with a history of nearly 80years old. In the Save Japan Kyoto Machiya pattern basically and added a bit of modern architectural style. YOROKOBU INN is located near the largest transportation hub - Kyoto Station, walking distance is only 15 mins . The host... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6018022
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    *** This is a very established listing with exceptional reviews (4.4/5 average over 6 categories) on other vacation rental sites and regularly comes up top in search results for Kyoto. We are offering this at an exceptionally cheap price as an introduction offer on this site in order to get... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 0087
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    The location of this apartment is super convenient for sightseeing, transportation, shopping; and it is a quiet residential area. What could you ask for more? (Smiling) Sightseeing: 10mins walk to Nijo castle. Shopping: 30seconds walk to the longest shopping street in Kyoto. Transportation:... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8324
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    5 of 5 stars (28) 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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8804
    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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    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, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0964
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    I stayed at this wonderful property with my wife and 19 yo daughter. The check in/reception office is a short walk from the central Kyoto JR station. The friendly and efficient...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015
    Kyoto Sanjusan Samurai Machiya is a very pleasant place to stay. It is cozy and confortable. The faciliteis provided (kitchen, bath, TV) are perfect for a family. We were 6...
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    Thank you very much for watching my room's info. . I'm looking forward to your booking. ========================================= My room -1R -Japanese stylish -Japanese traditional Futon x 3 pairs -leveler -Free bike x 2 ========================================================= Amenity... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8408
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    Traditional Kyoto Machiya townhouse called Tsuyukusa-an is well located close to the Inperial Palace and Sanjo Kawaramachi and Karasuma downtown area. It is just well renovated and everything is new, clean, well desinged. The nearest station is Marutamachi station and you can also get to... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 0882
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    This private comfortable suite is situated footsteps from the popular tourist hot spot of Okazaki. It is newly renovated, fully furnished with brand new appliances and includes all necessary amenities. Great access to Heian Jingu, Nanzenji and more!There are two single beds and 2 spare futon inside... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 8341
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    4.5 of 5 stars (32) Very good
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    Mar.21.2015 Renewal Open!! 【We have 14 properties all centrally located.Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】 Location: Kyoto, Japan, Asia View MapAccommodations: House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 3-6) Keywords: Townhouse,Townhome, rental... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0065
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015
    We enjoyed our stay at Seiun-An for its traditional feel. As we weren't staying at a Ryokan this seemed the next best option and great to have the separate sleeping for adults and...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015
    Like all traditional houses in Japan, it's cold in the winter and hot in the summer. At least this home offers good heaters in the winter. Friendly helpful people run a well kept...
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601 8014
    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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    Located near the famous Kiyomizu Temple, in a quiet residential area, Gojozaka Machiya has all the charm of an old traditional Kyoto townhouse, with luxurious modern facilities and comfort. Fully renovated, it is the perfect location to stay for a larger group of up to 10 persons, for the visit of... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0873
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    Only 2 mins walk to subway Sanjo-Keian Sta with free pocket Wifi! Located nearby Kamogawa river and Kawaramachi Sanjyo. Perfect location for sightseeing and your night life too. The room is a clean and cozy stylish studio. [FREE POCKET WIFI] The room comes with 'free pocket Wi-Fi'(No Limit) so... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050005
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015
    Lovely little apartment with everything I needed for a week's stay. The location is a short walk into Gion area and close to subway, bus stop and convenience stores. Also close by...
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8131
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015
    A friend and I spent 2 nights here while visiting Kyoto. I absolutely loved this house. The location is so convenient, the house is stunning and every detail was taken into...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015
    What a wonderful place to spend a few days on our short trip to Japan. Very comfortable, with a small modern kitchen, very nice bathroom, three comfortable beds upstairs. Very...
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    This house is located in Fushimi Inari area. It's the most popular place for tourists. It's just 5 minutes walk to this Fushimi Inari. Kyoto station 10 minutes, Gion 10 minutes. There are two train lines from here.( JR line and KEIHAN line) So it's very convenient. Please feel real Kyoto. This... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612 0011
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0017
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015
    My friend and I stayed here for a girls trip and absolutely loved it! There were 2 rooms so we each had our own space and it was very clean and well organized. Niall was a...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015
    We-husbnd,dghter&I loved this place. Definitely return. Close 2 action, lots of restaurants & close 2 stations. Two markets 4 dinner-meat,fish,vege,WINE,juices& breakfast. PLUS...
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    Ichiyo-An – literally the hut of one piece of leaf, has a Buddhist meaning that from one leaf, you can feel the nature of the world. We hope from Ichiyo-An, you can feel the beauty of Kyoto. 【We have 14 properties all centrally located.Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】 The... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050811
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    Our beautiful apartment is located on a traditional, quaint street with many local bars & cafes. We are a 1 minute walk from the Omiya Station, which is one stop from the tourist center. Fast Free Wifi, Comfy Bed, Balcony, What more could you want? Our space is quintessential small Japanese... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 〒600 8382
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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 fully... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8131
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago
    For our 3rd visit to Kyoto, we decided to stay at a traditional machiya, and after scouring many possibilities on the Internet and TripAdvisor, we settled on K's Villa's...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016
    K's Villa Kamogawa-an is a delight. As a seasoned traveller within Japan, this machiya has been an amazing experience. A beautiful Kyoto Machiya house that has been carefully...
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    GEPPAKU-AN Cherry blossom trees, surrounding the Kyoto Incline, bloom during the spring to create a pink tunnel around a former train line. Fireflies light up the “Philosopher's Walk” during the summer evenings, while Eikando Temple is shrouded with colorful fall foliage during autumn. In the... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050041
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 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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    5 of 5 stars (7) Excellent
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8205
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015
    Tom was a wonderful host. He communicated very well with us from the beginning. We traveled as a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 children aged 8,6,1). There was ample room in the...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015
    Just returned from our first adventure to Japan. Our stay in Tom's house was great. Walk out the door and all of Kyoto is there-shopping, restaurants and subway and buses. House...
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    This apartment is less than a minute from the river at Nijo Bridge. The perfect location for sightseeing, shopping and dining. There are two bedrooms each with a double bed. Other guests can use futons. Compared to most Japanese apartments, it is very large and spacious. There is a modern kitchen,... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 8383
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    The Gion House has opened on October 2011, and a traditional Japanese 'machiya' is located smack in the center of Gion. The Gion House was designated Gion historic district building by Kyoto City Government. The Gion House was built in 1892, and was completely restored under the supervision of... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0811
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015
    This house is a gem. It has great modern appliances/technology throughout the house while keeping its traditional character. This property is close to several temples, shrines...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014
    Gion House has high tech elements in a tradional house, from the samsung kelyess entry system to the automatic filling soaking tub there are plenty of modern japanese amenities...
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    Japanese traditional house 'Machiya' makes your trip special memory. Most of the traditional parts are remained perfectly. You can enjoy the good old Kyoto life: antiques, tatami, kawara (traditional tile) roof and of course futon. On the other hand kitchen, toilet and bathroom are recently... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0089
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    **NOTE: UNDER RENOVATION, OPENING IN FEBRUARY 2016 Please see our other listings, Amber House Gion or Indigo House Gion. 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... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0811
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago
    I booked the upper level after reading rave reviews and it totally met my high expectations. Staying here get you the best of both worlds - the traditional feel of Japan and all...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015
    I echo what the other reviewers have been saying. It's a great place. It's well located in Gion, an old part of Kyoto. A very interesting district; plenty of Geishas to be seen...
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    【We have 14 properties all centrally located. Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】 Nodoka-an is adjacent to Shizuka-An, so its perfect for 2 couples of friends or family of 4 people. Nodoka means Tranquil, Calm, relax; suggest the feeling we wanted to give the guests staying... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050012
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015
    On our previous trip to Japan we stayed in a traditional house in Tokyo so our expectations were high, This is a well located property with easy access to all rail, bus...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014
    It is hard to imagine a better location for seeing the main Kyoto sights - most of the temples, walks, river and shops are all within walking distance. The place itself is as...
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    SHOBU-AN Shoubu-an is an accommodation where you can experience the features and lifestyle of a Kyo-Machiya, the original townhouses of Kyoto. Named after the colour of the Japanese iris, a delicate bluish-purple hued flower, your stay at Shobu-an will no doubt become a highlight of your visit to... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8463
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago
    We stayed here for two nights after 10 days skiing in the alps. I have to say, it was so much colder in Kyoto than Niigata/ Nagano! However, the house was well equipped with...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014
    Absolutely amazing place in a really central yet quiet area of Kyoto. The house was extremely clean, tidy, comfortable and very very beautiful. The bath and garden were gorgeous...
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    Small cosy nest in a bewitching and timeless district, Gion house warmly welcomes you to its typically Japanese interior. Aroma of tatami mats and subdued lighting will make you calm and relaxed to enjoy an unforgettable stay. This small house on a single level is ideal for a young couple wishing... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0811
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012
    Hi, This centrally located Gion House was perfect for what we needed it was just that the photos looked so lovely but the reality was not so. It was spotless and the living area...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012
    Our family of four stayed in this small house located down a very small alley in Kyoto. Our house angel, Daniel Auguste, came to meet us having sent us a map of the place and...
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    SEIJI-AN Seiji-an is the perfect machiya townhome for those looking for convenient access to Kyoto's most popular districts (Kawaramachi and Gion), as well as peace and quiet during their vacation. Gion Shijo station and Gion Hanami Koji street are just a 2 minute walk away, while Kawaramachi... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050803
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014
    Great location that places you back in old Kyoto. Very convenient location. Within walking distance of many very good restaurants and shopping district. House was very clean...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014
    Buried in the back streets of Gion is a true treasure of delight for any visitor who wishes to have 'the' real experience of an authentic Japanese home with all the modern...
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8408
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015
    Location is excellent and the space was very comfortable. The apartment is a little bigger than many others by Japanese standards and we were very comfortable there. Hiroshi-san...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015
    Agree w all previous reviewers comments. Great location, reliable internet, reasonable kitchen and bathroom facilities, secure locked building. Did not use washer. Excellent...
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    3 minutes from the subway Shijo Station from Kyoto Station . Comfortable 1 room apartment. A 3-minute walk from the downtown Shijo . It is located in a quiet street . ==UNIT== --Kitchen --Living Room /Bedroom --Bathroom --Toilet --Balcony ==BEDS== double bed *1 sofa bed *1 **EQUIPMENT... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8445
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    Thank you for checking this apartment! I hope you feel it's suitable for your stay. *Please read all the introduction before sending request or inquiry. Thank you for your understanding :) [Overview] Take subway from Kyoto sta for 3min and walk for 4min then you are here. - 1 group per 1 day.... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8141
    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.