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Lovely Apple House on Kyoto's Historical East Side

The front of Apple House ( private gate and entrance )
5.0 of 5 bubbles
61 reviews
The front of Apple House ( private gate and entrance )
The approach to Apple House along a narrow lane.
Four people can comfortably sit and eat in the kitchen / dining area
The kitchen is well equipped and has both Japanese and western utensils
Tatami mat living area with low table / chairs, TV, DVD and CD players, Internet access, guides etc.
Modern toilet with heated seat!
Vanity unit ( with hairdryer ) and entrance to bathroom
Deep Japanese hot tub and shower. Wonderfully relaxing after a lot of temple-hopping!
Super comfortable futons in one of the bedrooms. Plenty of hanging and storage space for clothes etc
Two modern 6-gear bicycles come with the house. Most locals cycle - a great way to explore the city!
Bustling Shugakuin neighborhood with shops and local station
Take the local 'train' to Demachiyanagi ( 8 minutes, ¥200 ) convenient for the Imperial Palace
Majestic Mount Hiei ( 850m ). A thigh-burning 2-hour climb, or take a cable car
Sekisanzenin just up the road
Japanese maples on fire near Manshuin temple - this area is incredible at the end of November
Yellow cherry blossom!
Washing vegetables from Shugakuin Imperial Villa's fields
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
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English first
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Cynthia B
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed in Apple House for almost a week in September and had the loveliest time. Hiroko is a wonderful helpful host- even providing a ride to and from the train station. It is extremely comfortable -we were surprised just how comfortable the futon mats were! I also loved the Japanese style bath for daily soaking after...

Stein B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We loved Apple House. It is handy to shops and transport. The tram and No.5 bus access all of east Kyoto, and transfer to trains everywhere else. The house is small, and the steep stairs would not be good for a frail person. It was well equipped, clean, and embedded in a Kyoto suburb. Local shops had all that we...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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  • 3rd / 4th person charge: $19 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
- We only accept Japanese Yen: ¥9,000 / night low season, ¥12,000 / night high season ( for 2 people ).
- We offer discounts for stays longer than one week.
- We ask guests to pay for utilities used. These are charged at suppliers' rates and usually total a few hundred Yen per day.
- Payment is through Paypal using a credit card.
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