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Authentic Machiya Townhouse in the Heart of Gion

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed June 25, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Machiya Townhouse. The house was clean and in the best location. We traveled with our family including 3 small children. There was a total of two bedrooms upstairs and that could sleep 6. For larger groups there is two rooms downstair where extra people could sleep. The Japanese bathtub was a special treat, it...

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Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that your family had a good time in Gion Koyuan. We are very glad you enjoyed the bathtubs. We find that it is perfect for relaxing after a long day of walking around sightseeing. Thank you, and we hope to have the pleasure of accommodating you on your...


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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Reviewed June 23, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

What a great little find right in the heart of the Geisha district Gion, very clean and spacious for the three of us. My only little complaint is that it can be a little loud due to the odd passing car/scooter. The office was a great help with arranging and reorganising our stay (we wanted to stay longer) which was...

Management response:

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Gion Koyuan. The locations of our Machiya vary, from the center of the action in Kyoto to quiet alleys nestled in subdued residential areas. Koyuan, located in the heart of Gion, tends to be a bit noisy, as it is near many tourist attractions....


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Reviewed October 24, 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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Koyuan is an exquisite small house in the Gion, in a perfect location, right around the corner from the Geisha Theater and within a short distance of a huge number of excellent restaurants. The house is immaculate, with two wooden bath tubs, a lovely upstairs den, perfectly adequate kitchen (for simple cooking), in perfect condition and perfectly maintained. The rental...

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Thank you very much for your stay with Gion Koyuan. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and spent a wonderful time in Kyoto. It was a great...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
Popular sightseeing spots around the house:
Kiyomizu Tample - 15 minutes on foot
Yasaka Shrine - 5 minutes on foot
Gion Hanamikoji Street - 5 minutes on foot
Gion Corner - 3 minutes on foot

HANKYU Subway Line: Kawaramachi Station (exit 1B), 10 minute walk

From KYOTO STATION: 10 min. by taxi
Car not needed
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