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'Serendipity at Kyoto', traditional & modern Japanese home near Imperial palace

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
124 years old charming Japanese traditional wooden town house (machiya), fully renovated to a holiday rental house.

This house is located in the very center of Kyoto city. Walking distance to the Kyoto Imperial Palace, Nijo castle of world heritage, Gaisha area etc. To access all main beautiful places like Golden Temple, Kiyomizu Temple, Gion etc., takes only about 15 minutes.

There are lots of famous restaurants, cafes and bars around the house, and even you can experience Japanese traditional public bath (sento) near our house.

Our house is in a quaint back street of the city and this is the best place for you to explore the real Japanese lifestyle.

How about going to the cafe where Kyoto people gather in the morning or public bath at night in our neighborhood where you can have a chat and become friends with local people.

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Listing #HL7112154
About the Owner
Chie T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2016
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Chile's home is quiet, clean, and comfortable. It is located centrally in Kyoto with easy access to public transportation and many good sights and restaurants. Chie is also very easy to reach and ensures that you have a pleasant stay.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

This is as close one gets to experience Japanese everyday life, even though we don't know the neighbors or take part in the working day.More

3  Thank solbrittmolin
chie_kyoto, VR Owner at 'Serendipity at Kyoto', traditional & modern Japanese home near Imperial palace, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Dear Molin, Thank you for your lovely comment. During your stay It was very nice to see you were enjoying Kyoto very much. We are very much looking forward to host your family again at "Serendipity@Kyoto". Thank you again and wish you all the best...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2017

Out hosts were attentive and helpful, making our trip to Kyoto easier than it might have been without them. The house felt spacious because of its exceptionally well planned layout. It was charming and comfortable. Bicycle rentals recommended.

3  Thank Susan B P
chie_kyoto, VR Owner at 'Serendipity at Kyoto', traditional & modern Japanese home near Imperial palace, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Thank you Susan for your lovely comment. It is very nice to hear you had a present stay at Serendipity@Kyoto. We hope to welcome you in Kyoto again. Wish you all the best. Warmest regards. Chie

  • Air Conditioning
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    5 Twins
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Nov 23, 2018 -
Jan 6, 2019
year end and new year season
2 nights
Mar 16, 2019 -
Apr 25, 2019
sakura season
2 nights
Apr 26, 2019 -
May 5, 2019
golden week
2 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: $200 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
️ [Kyoto Imperial Palace] ️
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is the place known as the very center of Kyoto. Imperial palace is with a huge Japanese garden-this is the biggest park in Kyoto. There is no doubt this is the best place for you to enjoy the nature of all seasons in Japan. How about spending half of a day here, reading a book about Kyoto or writing a letter to your friend about Kyoto sitting under a huge tree in this palace garden(10 minutes walk )

️ [Nijo Castle of world heritage] ️
walking distance to Nijo Castel too. When you walk towards the castle, you will pass a old shopping street, there you can see the daily life of Kyoto people, through what they sell and buy. The bank of Horikawa river is also recommended for walking which is recently redeveloped.(20 minutes walk )...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Kansai International Airport: 55.3 mi
Railway: kyoto: 0.6 mi
Ferry: Maizuru: 59.0 mi
From Kyoto station to our house
・[ by taxi] 10 minutes.
・[ by subway] 8 minutes +10 minutes walk.
・[ by bus] 25 minutes.

・ Car parking available.
・ Rent bicycle service available.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 59.0 mi.
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