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The Gion House (Upper Level) Prime Gion Location

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Exterior Western style bedroom with double bed
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5.0 of 5 stars
Excellent
30 reviews
Livingroom
Exterior
Western style bedroom with double bed
Japanese style bedroom with double futon on tatami
Kitchen area
Entrance to bath / shower area
Original hand-woven wood detailing on ceiling of livingroom
Roof deck with view of Kenninji Temple
Being filmed by HGTV. Curtis (owner) on left with cameraman
Hanamamikoji Street, 3 minutes walk away
Our little street, with geishas (a common sight)
Kyoto's main commercial district, Shijo-Kawaramachi, a 15 minute walk away
Kenninji Temple, Kyoto's oldest Zen Temple, right next door!
The owner, Curtis, at Kenninji Temple, next door
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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
The Gion House is an old wooden, traditional-style "machiya," located on an atmospheric side street in the awe-inspiring geisha quarters of Gion, in the heart of old Kyoto. It was fully restored by renowned Kyoto-based architect Geoffrey Moussas.

The house was recently shown on American TV channel HGTV's series "You Live in What?," as well as on CNN International's "On The Road." The house has been shown in three architecture/interior-related magazines, and on several TV programs in Japan. The Gion House was selected by Lonely Planet Japan's author Chris Rowthorn as the 'Best Vacation Rental in Kyoto.'

Offered is the entire second floor, which has private entrance. The place has features such as all antique sliding doors, antique light fixtures, and traditional design details, combin...
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About the Owner, Curtis H
Languages spoken: Japanese, English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 127 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #FKN3471960 by: FlipKey
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Millbrae, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

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petalee
perth
Level Contributor
75 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Perfect location in a quiet back street of Gion. A traditional Japanese design but with modern features which include a fully equipped kitchen ( including combination washer/ dryer), Western style bathroom with shower & bathtub ( separate toilet) and wireless high-speed Internet. There are clear instructions provided for the appliances with English labelling. Friendly obliging efficient management. I would recommend...

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Cabie S
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

I just love this place so much that i wonder if i should share :p Love the interior beauty of it, and the modern comfort of kitchen and bathroom facilities.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
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Jun 1, 2016 -
Sep 30, 2016
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5 nights
$290
Oct 1, 2016 -
Nov 10, 2016
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5 nights
$305
Nov 11, 2016 -
Nov 30, 2016
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5 nights
$325
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