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Shirakawa Cottage: Beautiful hut Best Location

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4.5 of 5 stars
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
Accommodations: House, 1 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

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Shirakawa Cottage - COTTAGE BY THE WHITE STREAM
The 1957 classic 'Sayonara' with Marlon Brandon was filmed by Shirakawa Stream adjacent to Shirakawa Cottage, great views of the area in the 1950's.

Shirakawa Cottage is a traditional Japanese Machiya (Townhouse) in an absolutely superb location. A little hideaway in a deep alleyway off the Shirakawa Stream, one of the loveliest areas in Kyoto This ensures that that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto’s historical Higashiyama (Eastern Mountains) district.

This means that you can drop in, have a rest, a sleep, shower, change clothes or have a cup of te...
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About the Owner, Wendy L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 213 reviews and 16 properties
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Listing #FKN3556788 by: FlipKey
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 23 reviews
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JoySantaM...
Santa Monica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

My husband and I spent one wonderful week at Shirakawa Cottage, and it was the perfect base for our first visit to Japan and Kyoto. Located on a quiet lane in Southern Higashiyama, we could walk to many sights, including downtown, a multitude of beautiful temples, the Geisha district, restaurants, and more. There is a subway station close by and...

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RMK309
Osprey, Florida
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Shirakawa Cottage is a great place for 2 people to stay in Kyoto. It is in a nice quiet location a few minutes walk to the metro station and Lawson's as well as centrally located to attractions, restaurants and activities in the Gion area. The small cottage has a cozy and rustic feel typical of traditional Japanese homes. We had...

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Lisa J
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Service was efficient and helpful. The property is neat, comfortable and has everything you need for a short stay in Kyoto. The location is pretty fabulous- walking distance to the Higashiyama subway, buses, lots of good restaurants, significant temples, the Heian Shrine, and good museums. Amenities are good. We loved the bath, and having washing facilities is a bonus. We...

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Amenities
  • Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    No
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 1 night
$107
$642
Aug 17, 2016 -
Oct 31, 2016
Middle Season (Summer-Fall)
1 night
$152
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Nov 1, 2016 -
Nov 19, 2016
High Season (Fall)
1 night
$205
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Nov 20, 2016 -
Dec 5, 2016
Festival Season (Fall-Winter)
1 night
$276
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Regular season rate: 12,000JPY for 2 people

【1/4-3/26】【5/8-7/13】【12/6-12/30】

Middle season rate: 17,000JPY for 2 people

【4/26-4/29】【7/25-8/12】【8/17-10/31】

High season rate: 23,000JPY for 2 people

【4/19-4/25】【7/14-7/24】【11/1-11/19】

Festival season rate: 31,000JPY for 2 people

【3/27-4/18】【4/30-5/7】【8/13-8/16】【11/20-12/5】【12/31-1/3】**

*every extra 1 person, add 3,000JPY per night
*Reservations under 3 nights require a 4,000JPY cleaning fee
*For Regular season only, every 7 nights get 1 night free
**Reservations over the New Year's(12.31-1/3) has a special rate, please ask us for further details.

Please also note that we accept 1 night reservations ONLY if the reservation falls within the next 2 months.
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