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Shofu-an - in Historical Kiyomizu-Gion Area

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
Shifu-an is 100 years old traditional house.
This kind of houses are called Machiya.

We would like to leave this traditional house to posterity.
We renovated the inside of the house but the outside, you can see the old Japanese architecture.
The house has both old atmosphere and modern facilities.
We provide a floor heating, air conditioner (hot/cold).
You can spend the time comfortably.
This house can accommodate 5 people.
Good for family and group.

It is located near to Kiyomizu temple.
Many sightseeing spots are within the waking distance.

You can experience the old days Japanese life style while having modern amenities.
There is tatami mats room where to sleep with futons, two single beds, western style living room with table, chairs, sofa, small kitchen.

US$ rates for reference only. Tax included.
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Listing #FKN4978376
About the Manager
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We can welcome you and go through the house rules with you. (3:00 pm -8:00 pm) We are not at the house during your stay. However, you can call or send us a message if you need help. We help you to make a reservation of a restaurant and tell you about transportation.
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Wow, the experience was beyond impressive. The place was real cozy during cold nights we stayed. Heated floor in living area, bathroom, and bedrooms (the corridor was super cold but you can run). The house was spacious for 3 of us. Nicely kept and well...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

Post-booking service was excellent. Queries via email were answered promptly. A free taxi service was offered to and from Shofu-an from Kyoto Station on the first and last day. On arrival, Chiaki-san was on hand to give a tour of the place and provide insider...More

Thank Kyuxs_Chua
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We booked this house around 6 months before arriving and the hostes were so helpful with payment and giving directions on how to travel smooothly to the house. The house is perfect for a traveling company with 4-5 people and the house is located in...More

Thank Emma E
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
※Please let us know the number of people correctly. If the number of people is different from the number you actually book with, we will charge you extra. Person not registrated...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
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Sep 30, 2018 -
Oct 7, 2018
2 nights
Oct 15, 2018 -
Nov 30, 2018
2 nights
Dec 23, 2018 -
Jan 5, 2019
2 nights
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About the neighborhood
It is located in sightseeing area.
There are many eateries, shops and temples and shrines.
Department stores and place for finding a gift are in 20 min walk.
The house is off the main street so it is peaceful environment.
Getting around
Shofu-an is at the foot of Kiyomizu Temple, which has been designated a World Cultural Heritage, and is very convenient for visiting by walking distance many other famous sites - Yasaka Pagoda, Sannenzaka and Ninenzaka typical streets, Kodaiji Temple, Maruyama Park, Yasaka Shrine, Chio-in Temple, Kenninji Temple, Gion the most famous Geisha district, downtown and more and more..
Nearby Shofu-an there is: convenient store, 24h supermarket, post office, bank, bus stop, restaurants, cafes.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Kansai Internationa Airport: 0.0 mi
Railway: Kyoto Station: 0.0 mi
About 20 min by bus from Kyoto station and 3 min walk to the house from the bus stop.
Nearest subway station is 20 min on foot.
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