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Beautifully Restored House in Central Kyoto!

Bedroom (futon) and Reading Area (2nd floor)
5.0 of 5 bubbles
13 reviews
Bedroom (futon) and Reading Area (2nd floor)
Front Door
Beautiful Front Door Details
Living / Dining Room
Display Area
Handmade Display in Living Room
Beautiful wooden door designed by Osamu Nishikawa, Studio N.
Beautiful Japanese Calligraphy
Living / Dining Room (chairs)
Living / Dining Room (zabuton)
Wash Basin
Beautiful shower room high flow shower head and thermo tiles for winters.
Kitchen was renovated in 2016
Bedroom (futon)
Bedroom (futon)
Bedroom (futon)
Reading Area
Display Area
Display Area
Kitchen was renovated 2016
Front Door Details
High-Tech Toilet
Gion Festival in July (just a few blocks from the house)
Nishiki Market (10 minute walk
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
The renovation of Senraku House located in downtown Kyoto was completed in Spring 2011. Now, modern convenience has been added to its history of the house.

This small Traditional Japanese House is on a quiet lane-way in a very convenient area in Kyoto: 24HR convenience stores, 24HR supermarket, cafés, bakeries, IZAKAYA, restaurants, banks, department-stores, drug stores, a rent-a-cycle (bicycle-rental) shop, a rent-a-car office, Sento (a type of traditional Japanese communal bath house), hospital, and everything you need are close by.

Nijo Castle, Nishiki Market, and Shinkyogoku Shopping Arcade are within a short walking distance, and from the train station which is less than 10 minute walk away from the house, you can visit and see numerous historic sites in Kyoto: such as Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion), Heian Shrine, Ginkaku-ji, Sanju...
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About the Owner, Thomas N
Languages spoken: Japanese, English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 31 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN4316187 by: FlipKey
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English first
Newbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in Senraku. It is in a quiet and secluded spot within walking distance of central Kyoto. The facilities are of a high standard and in very good condition. The beds, although on the floor, were very comfortable. The dining table is Japanese height (low) so may not suit all western travellers, but we managed fine. The only negative was that there was very little hot water flow in the bathroom...

Management response:

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Senraku House. The futon bedding is one of the features that many of our guests comment highly about. They are very comfortable and warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Thank you for letting us know about hot water flow in the bathroom basin....


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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Senraku is a great house in a very convenient location for visiting Kyoto. It is also very clean, well furnished and has everything we need for a great vacation. Reiko and Thomas had been very helpful and had made our stay feel very welcoming.

Management response:

Location is one of the keys to a great guest house like Senraku. We have tried to make Senraku convenient with modern amenities and furnishings. Thank you for your review. We are sure that your review will help others to choice Senraku for their Kyoto stay.


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Camarillo, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

From initial contact to arrival communication was exceptional. Given perfect directions in english and japanese so the driver knew exactly where to drop us off. Loved keyless entry so know worries about misplacing a key. The house itself was an experience. Everything was in great condition and labelled in english so we could understand. It truly had traditional feel with just enough western comforts, especially in the bathroom. Kitchen contained enough items so we could...

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Thank you for your recommendation. What make a vacation truly memorable are the small things. We try to make the guests vacation in Japan as friendly as possible by having directions both in English and Japanese, and once inside Senraku everything is labelled and the instructions are in English. When the designer was creating Senraku we asked that there be...


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  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
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1 guest : 23,000 yen
2 guests: 23,000 yen
3 guests: 26,000 yen
4 guests: 29,000 yen
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