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Experience a 'Local's' KYOTO at this Cozy Machiya

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Overview
Rental Home /
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
TOKIWA
This machiya townhouse sits quietly on a tiny little side street of a peaceful neighbourhood, offering you an experience that will allow you to take in the atmosphere from the lifestyle of the local residents of Kyoto.

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1st Floor
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Tokiwa-an boasts many of the traditional characteristic features of an authentic Kyoto townhouse. The exterior makes use of the Ichi-monji roof tiling, retro-style gas lanterns, and latticed windows. Traditional machiya are often fitted with the ichi-monji ceramic roof tiles, named after its visual representation of the Chinese character “一” (ichi), where tiles are gathered straight without any space.

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Inside, you will find ceilings and walls made from “jyuraku,” a process where earthen plaster is applied to a bamboo lattice, tatami flooring, fitted with old-fa...
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About the manager, Machiya Residence Inn Kyoto
Languages spoken: English
Listed since : Aug 2010
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 123 reviews and 19 properties
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Listing #FKN4316181 by: FlipKey
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Jojo_ZH
Shanghai, China
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights. The location is good that you can easily get acess to the metro and bus stop in 3 mins. There are some convenient store and restaurants around in 5 mins walk, but as it's not a business or commercial area, definitely not that convenient as in Shijo. The house itself is good, but like... more

Management response:

Thank you for your review regarding your stay at TOKIWA-AN! We are pleased to hear that you found the location of this machiya to be convenient, and the facilities and amenities to suit your needs. As you have mentioned, this machiya is not located in the middle of Kyoto's busy city center, but is rather a short 4 min subway... more

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Adventure...
Hartford, Connecticut
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150 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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This place is in a great location. Three min's from the subway. Main street a couple of blocks away. Some great restaurants nearby (try the Spanish Tapas). Its newly renovated. 2 separate toilets & 1 bath, washer machine. ! bedroom with 2 beds & 3 floor mats. Hot plate, fridge, kitchen supplies. It was helpful & cost efficient to make... more

Management response:

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in Tokiwa-an, and are glad to know you were able to make breakfast without problems in the machiya. We apologize if we caused you any problems or any inconveniences in regards to the noise level. Since the machiya is in a residential... more

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notsofros...
Newport Beach, California
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

My family of four (14 yr & 11yr) stayed here for 4 days. We really enjoyed staying in a traditional Japanese home and felt that it added so much to our trip. This home is compact but outfitted incredibly well. Being a clean freak, I was quite impressed. Upstairs there is one main bedroom that can easily sleep 4 (2... more

Management response:

Thank you for your generous words. We are glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay in Tokiwa-an and Kyoto. We are also happy that we were able to impress you with the machiya's cleanliness. Our housekeeping staff all strive very hard to do their best to make sure your stay is worry free and comfortable. We apologize... more

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
Suitability
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  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
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$225
$225
$1,313
Feb 9, 2015 -
Mar 31, 2016
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$206
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$1,313
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- The above rates are based on 2 persons and may vary depending on the number of people, weekend/public holidays, season and length of stay.
- The additional charge of 3,000 yen will apply per person / night. The maximum capacity is 5 people.
- The rate includes the bathroom amenities, towels, linens and housekeeping service once in three days.

The rate for staying for 1 or 2 night(s):

2 people / From 24,000 yen per night
3 people / From 27,000 yen per night
4 people / From 30,000 yen per night
5 people / From 33,000 yen per night

The rate for staying for 3 nights or more:

2 people / From 22,000 yen per night
3 people / From 25,000 yen per night
4 people / From 28,000 yen per night
5 people / From 31,000 yen per night

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