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    Located near the famous Kiyomizu Temple, in a quiet residential area, Gojozaka Machiya has all the charm of an old traditional Kyoto townhouse, with luxurious modern facilities and comfort. Fully renovated, it is the perfect location to stay for a larger group of up to 10 persons, for the visit of... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016
    Our stay at the Tofukuji Machiya was fantastic. The owners, Akiko and Patrick, did a fantastic job with this house which has absolutely everything you can hope for. The house is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016
    “Incredible place, even better than the photos! We had a great time at Akiko's machiya. Gorgeous space, fantastic amenities and a superb location. Everything was...
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    5 of 5 stars (7) Excellent
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    Sanjusan Machiya has all the charms of a Japanese traditional townhouse such as a small Japanese garden, Tatami mat rooms, low tables, sliding wooden doors, paper doors, wooden bathroom, all with luxurious modern facilities such as Induction stove, floor heating, dish washer, air conditioning in... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016
    This place is beautiful! It's so authentic, yet with all modern conveniences that you'd need. It was a little tricky checking in and finding it as it's at the end of an alley...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016
    I stayed at this wonderful property with my wife and 19 yo daughter. The check in/reception office is a short walk from the central Kyoto JR station. The friendly and efficient...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 | Quick View
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    History and Features: Kumo Machiya Nijo was built in the 12th year of Taisho Period, a Japanese machiya with decades of history and rich Kyoto Japanese style. It is certified by Kyoto Prefecture as one of rare architecture. During Heian Period, Kumo.Nijo was located at Flower Yard of the Heian... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago
    This house is located near a place called Nijo area where there are Jr trains, buses and subways. It's very convenient to travel around Kyoto from here. And also there are some...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (13) Very good
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5 | Quick View
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    THe apartment is a two bedroomed apartment at Karasuma-Gojo in central Kyoto. It is in a modern building with a security door. Each of the bedrooms has a double bed and there is a sofa bed in the living room. They is a spacious well equiped kitchen. It is one minute from Gojo subway station, so it... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016
    The apartment we booked had a problem, so we were offered another, bigger place to rent.2 bedrooms and 2 futons in the lounge/living /dining room were comfortable. Spacious for 4...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016
    Our family of 5 stayed here for 5 days. The apartment is lovely, on the 7th floor of a private, secure apartment block in a side street just off 2 main streets in the central city...
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    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 | Quick View
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    Our traditional Japanese townhouse (Machiya) conveniently located right in the middle of the Gion-Yasaka-Kiyomizu district, arguably Kyoto's most popular area, yet away from the hustle and bustle in a little narrow quiet side street offers a haven of tranquility to our guests. Our house is... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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    5 of 5 stars (16) Excellent
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3 | Quick View
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    This beautifully renovated townhome is just a few minutes from the Keihan underground train line which offers easy access to the commercial center of Kyoto. Since it only a short taxi ride the location is ideal for those coming from Kyoto station. A great base if you have a JR rail pass and want to... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago
    We recently spent a week at Blue Tengu and had a wonderful time. The property is well appointed and in a great position to explore Kyoto. Easy walk to restaurants, supermarkets...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016
    We stayed six night in Blue Tengu and it was perfect for us. The property is spotless and has everything you need for a holiday stay - including a washing machine which is...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    This is a beautiful up market condominium. It has bright a comfortable living room, modern kitchen, relaxing bedroom and wonderful bathroom.The whole unit is yours to enjoy.We are always ready to answer your questions.The apartment is a short walk to the world famous Gion district, but in the quiet... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016
    This apartment had everything we needed for our week-long stay with two young children in Kyoto. From bedding to laundry to a fully-appointed kitchen, we were able to explore...
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    5 of 5 stars (3) Excellent
    5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12 | Quick View
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    Conveniently located next to Tofukuji train station, this large house has been fully renovated. Enjoy the traditional lifestyle of the people of Kyoto in full modern comfort and luxury. Convenient and pleasant for large group. This large house (almost 130 m2 / 1,350 sq ft) has been entirely... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    The accommodation was exactly as advertised. It was very perfect for our family of 9 (7 adults and 2 children). Akiko was very professional and helpful from the very first moment...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016
    From initial contact to parting words, Akiko has been a model of professionalism and a fantastic host. The house was brilliant, and suited our needs down to the ground. The area...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6 | Quick View
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    Unoan is a 100-years old machiya that has been beautifully renovated into a luxurious accommodation for short stays. You can rent the whole house for more than one day, allowing you to fully relax and enjoy the experience. Kyoto machiya are the traditional residences of Kyoto merchants. Normally... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015
    All we need is walking distance. Close to station. major temples, and supermarket. 100 years old. but well renovated with modern kitchen and bathroom. even laundry machine is...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5 | Quick View
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    SPECIAL DISCOUNT IN THE END OF OCTOBER! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US. -Private Kitchen & living room -Private toilet & bathroom -Private entrance Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years. The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015
    Great location in a quiet street. The building manager Mariko was fantastic and was so helpful. Our two teenage daughters loved the apartment as well. Nice to have some space...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015
    We had a real good time in Shofu-an. Being located very conveniently to do a lot of sightseeing by feet and really dive into old Kyoto at times where most of the tourists are...
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 | Quick View
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    Thank you for looking at our spacious (120m2), bright, tranquil, elegant Kominka, a traditional Japanese folk house.Located in one of the most culturally significant parts of Kyoto, we trust our house will be the perfect haven for your vacation! Boasting stunning views on the surroundings hills... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016
    This is the first time we stayed in a vocation house instead of a hotel and after trying it , we just loved it. The house is all well equipped, clean, quiet and tastefully...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
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    Welcome to Kyoto!!! This is Yuki.    Thank you very much for visiting my page! ============== **Location ** ============== The nearest station - Fukakusa Station 深草駅( 5mins/walk) ========== ** Room ** ========== House type ( 3Room two floor / 68m) -1F entrance -2F dining Kitchen bedroom -... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (2) Excellent
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    SPECIAL DISCOUNT IN THE END OF OCTOBER! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US. SHIMOZA-AN is the lower level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. Our New York architect based in Kyoto Geoffrey P. Moussas renovated it to make this old house a special place where to stay with... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015
    It was wonderful staying in an authentic traditional Japanese home, with modern comforts (Nespresso and Wi-Fi).The house was clean, comfortable and spacious for our family of...
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    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8 | Quick View
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    Welcome to Kyoto, Japan!       My name is Yuki. Thank you very much for watching my room's info. I'm looking forward to your booking. Great access !!<clean and stylish new apartment>       You can get a guidebook for free!  Easy to access everywhere in Kyoto.  -Tanbaguchi station (7mins/walk)... View all property information
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    ★ Super Central Location ★ Up to four can stay ★ 2 free bikes ★ 1 free pocket WIFI and in-house WIFI 5min walk to the breathtaking Imperial Palace and gardens, 8min walk to historic Nijo castle, excellent access to the main shopping and restaurant areas around Shijo and Kawaramachi, and good... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016
    Owner provided good directions with pictures from train station, a short subway ride and then about a ten minute walk from the Subway stop. Well equipped place and fairly roomy...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016
    William was great with communication, he was efficient and friendly. When we arrived we were a little early for check in but we were able to drop our bags for which we were really...
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    Our freshly renovated traditional Japanese machiya is just five minutes from toufukuji station, and walking distance to many temples. We are one stop from Kyoto station situated in a quaint residential area, quiet and magical. We used largely natural traditional building materials to restore this... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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    4.5 of 5 stars (2) Very good
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    SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR OCTOBER! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US! Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years.The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within, makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Momiji-an... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015
    Momiji-an is an excellent choice for a traveler looking to experience more of Japan than a hotel room. The lodging is quite spacious with an upstairs bedroom and a bathroom...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
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    Japanese traditional house 'Machiya' makes your trip special memory. Most of the traditional parts are remained perfectly. You can enjoy the good old Kyoto life: antiques, tatami, kawara (traditional tile) roof and of course futon. On the other hand kitchen, toilet and bathroom are recently... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016
    Loved this place! From the tatami mats to the slippers, the green tea and the futons, it all felt traditional and authentic. The location and neighbourhood are excellent. Easy...
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    5 of 5 stars (6) Excellent
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 | Quick View
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    Escape from crowd and noise! Come and visit Kyoto's mountainous area and stay in a traditional thatched-roof (Kayabuki) house. The place we live is called Keihoku. It's only 1 hour north away from center Kyoto, and you can enjoy stunningly majestic mountain and river scenery, fresh air, and meet... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago
    It was such a pleasure and beautiful experience to visit . We can't thank our hosts Hideo and his wife enough for all the personal attention and private touring that we booked...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016
    Our visit to Kyoto countryside was most definitely the highlight of our trip to Japan! We fell in love with Keihoku. Our gracious Hosts Hideo and Yukako were amazing! Very warm...
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    3.5 of 5 stars (2) Average
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8 | Quick View
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    This apartment is less than a minute from the river at Nijo Bridge. The perfect location for sightseeing, shopping and dining. There are two bedrooms each with a double bed. Other guests can use futons. Compared to most Japanese apartments, it is very large and spacious. There is a modern kitchen,... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016
    I was here with friends late in March for the cherry blossom. The location was very convenience. The condo is spacious. With full kitchen. However, the kitchen needs to be...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016
    We are as 2 couples found the apartment very roomy for 4. The location is great for Cheery Blossom season. We took the taxi to every where so can't say much about the public...
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    This is "KYOTO".Best location ever ! The apartment is located the historical area,walking distance to Gion, Kiyomizu temple and Kenninji. Very convenient and peaceful area. Recommend for couple, family and friends. We always give guests the key at our office where just in front of Kyoto Station.... View all property information
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    4.5 of 5 stars (5) Very good
    1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4 | Quick View
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    A beautifully renovated Japanese house at the heart of a residential neighborhood, a quiet alley minutes away from the great Kurodani Temples complex (World Heritage). Walking distance to Kyoto University and Heian Shrine.<BR>Spacious living room, big bedroom plus garden, kitchen, bathroom. Brand... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016
    We rented the House for 4 nights in May 2016 my husband and I. The house is little (but big enough to be really comfortable), charming and modern. The neighborhood with is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015
    We had a fantastic 2 week stay and found getting around Kyoto easy using the brilliant local bus service.Zen House provided simple accommodation in a handy location.The bikes were...
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    5 of 5 stars (19) Excellent
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    Sakura Rive View is a very nice private apartment that faces directly on the banks of the River Takase. Recently renovated, (2014), this studio apartment of 35 square meters has two tatami bedrooms separated by sliding wooden doors ( so it can become a single large room), a kitchenette complete... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015
    We were met on the corner by Andrea who helped us with our luggage and immediately informed us of the neighbouring restaurants, shops and streets that were essential to visit. The...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014
    Andrea and Mayumi's apartment is just perfect. It was clean, comfortable, and exactly as described and represented in the photographs. It's situated in a very charming part of...
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    5 of 5 stars (54) Excellent
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    Gion Machiya is a traditional Kyoto-style townhouse located on a small street in Kyoto, the old capital of Japan. The location of the house is simply amazing with restaurants, cafes, super market, convenience stores, post office, ATMs, train/bus stations etc all within a short walking distance... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015
    My first impression of the place was good. But it hit the note when i had such a nice Property Manager that helped me out a lot. THANK YOU very much Hiromi. You have been a great...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015
    Everything inside the house is fine except that the price of additional guests seems to be too high.
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    4.5 of 5 stars (4) Very good
    3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6 | Quick View
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    Our place is a renovated traditional Kyoto style 100 year-old townhouse called Kyo-machiya nestled in the central Kyoto - 2 min walk from Gojo subway station and Karasuma-Gojo bus stop, 10 min walk from JR Kyoto station. Despite the convenient location, the neighborhood is very quiet due to taller... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016
    had a great experience at this family townhouse. We had five people and where very comfortable. 6 would be the limit but. It is in a great location very convenient to buses...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015
    The home is very close to the subway and definitely within walking distance to Kyoto main station. It's also close to plenty of bus stops to get around town. The owner leaves...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
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    Newly open, fully renovated old Kyoto Machiya in great location! Located 300 m from the famous Toji Temple, in a quiet neighborhood, "Toji Machiya" is an old traditional Kyoto townhouse, featuring luxurious modern facilities and comfort. The old townhouse has been entirely redesigned from the... View all property information
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    First, Location & Transportation<BR>One station from JR Kyoto<BR>4mins walk to Kintetsu Toji station<BR>10mins walk to Subway Kujo station<BR>5mins walk to World heritage Toji Pagoda<BR>1min walk to a supermarket, 3mins walk to a convenient store<BR><BR>This is a three-floor Modern House with three... View all property information
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    Kitchen, Dining & Living Room, Japanese style bath, 1 toilet (washlet). 2 bed rooms, dressor room with big mirror(can use as bed room). Located near Matsugasaki Station and Ichijoji Station. There is freeparking space for a car, if you have one(large size car not allowed) Free using 2... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016
    We are a family of 3. House was excellent in every way. Good Transport connections either by Bus or Train to all the Tourist Attractions. There is a bus stop on the main road...
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    Hi Guys, Sakura River Side Apartment is a very nice private apartment that faces directly on the banks of the River Takase. Recently renovated, this studio apartment of 35sqm has two tatami bedrooms separated by sliding wooden doors. It comes with a bathtub & shower, a separate toilet and also a... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015
    We loved everything about this apartment! The apartment itself has been beautifully renovated in the traditional Tatami style of Japanese living. It's equipped with everything...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015
    Excellent location and spacious by Japanese standards. Andrea was very friendly and gave good recommendations. Rooms were well heated. Only the toilet gets a little chilly.
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    My apt located on Gion,a originally developed in the middle ages area. Proximity to many temples and sightseeing spots. Conveniently to access shopes & restaurants A New,tranquility and well designed house with living room,bedroom and kitchen. The Space ==UNIT== --Kitchen --Living Room... View all property information
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    "Kiyomizu Machiya" is an old traditional Kyoto townhouse just fully renovated, featuring luxurious facilities. <BR>The perfect location to experience the traditional lifestyle of the people of Kyoto in full modern comfort while visiting the city.<BR><BR>Entirely redesigned from the ground up, with... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016
    We spent six nights at 'our' little machiya. It is a very well presented and aesthetically pleasing property, with all the mod cons (kitchen appliances, washer/dryer, iron, good...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015
    Our family of 5 (including 3 teenage boys) had a great 5-night stay in this townhouse. It is extremely well-located, very convenient to Gion and a major bus stop is just steps...
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    The house of Kumo.Gion was established in the Japanese Samurai era, which is more than 100 years ago. The building date is unclear, as the official record of Kyoto building is only dated up to 4th Taisho year (1915). The previous owner was once a geisha, and the house was inherited from the Edo... View all property information
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    You will be staying in Nishisuya, a very clean, safe and exclusive Japanese neighbourhood. The entire 2-storey traditional Machiya building is yours to enjoy. It has been fully renovated inside and out. Its original layout and character has been carefully preserved. The machiya has wooden sliding... View all property information
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    This house is traditional Japanese house and there are in a quiet atmosphere. About a little less than ten minutes walk from Keihan Sanjo Station. Close to the downtown of Sanjo, or Okazaki, Higashiyama. In Japan, in order to operate as accommodation, The property is under the guidance of Kyoto,... View all property information
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    SPECIAL DISCOUNT IN THE END OF OCTOBER! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US. KAMIZA-AN is the upper level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. - Private Kitchen -Private toilet and bathroom -Private entrance You can experience the old days Japanese life style while... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015
    We stayed here in April 2015. We found the accommodation great, really comfortable for our family of four and in a great location. The area was interesting to explore, convenient...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014
    We were two families (4 adults and 3 kids age 1-4) staying in the house. The house, while small, is very cosy and very new. I believe it was just opened in March so the kitchen...
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    Thank you for checking my listing! This house is for those who want to stay cozy in Japanese style with a great view or need convenience which is only 5-10 minute walk from the nearest bus & train hub station to go around Kyoto easily & quickly! ===== YOUR BEDROOM ===== There are 6 main bedrooms... View all property information
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    Matsu Sho An is a 120-year old traditional timber house or machiya in Kyoto that was originally constructed in the 1880s towards the end of the Meiji period and was used primarily as a shop and warehouse. The home has been painstakingly restored in 2014 to its original condition, with modern... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    This review is late in coming because I have struggled to find words to describe the Matsu Sho An experience. I have though of writing a review each time I think of the the...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016
    I am late in writing this review of our family's visit to Matsu Sho An this past spring. We live in Tokyo and visit Kyoto frequently. This time, all of the hotel's were fully...
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    Our Kyoto house is located in the central. Decorated in the old Japanese style, so you will enjoy your stay. You can try on a Kimono in our apartment and take photos of yourselves in Kimono. Only 4 mins walk from the nearest train station. We have these in our apartment. - one bed room - one... View all property information
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    This room is located in the historic Gion district! You can explore Kyoto very easily by public transortation. The room has 1 double bed and 4 single beds, separated by low walls from each other. The roof is a bit lower than it appears in the photos. However the room is big enough! The maximum... View all property information
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    Yōkai SOHO is located on the outskirt of the great Kitano tenmangū shrine, in a traditional commercial area of retail shops (shōtengai 商店街) leading to the famous Yōkai street. In this area, which was the northwestern entrance to Kyoto city in the Heian period (8th century), the people of Kyoto used... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016
    Apartment is as shown in the pictures. Liked the shower and toilet facilities, the kitchen would be better if it had a microwave. The location is not so convenient, the express...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015
    Very good stay. The appartment is perfect for 5 peoples who want to visit Kyoto. Il's nice and clean. Many interesting sites are closed. To travel, buses are very close and...
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    This Machiya (house in Japanese style) is just located along the Takase River. You can see river running and pedestrians just throw the window. And if you stay in the season of Sakura, you must will be fascinated by the flowers of Sakura along the riversides. The house has a traditional and... View all property information
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    Blue Tengu Tofukuji is a newly renovated studio townhouse suitable for up to 3 adults or a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids). This townhouse comes equipped with everything you might need to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. There is a fully equipped kitchen if guests wish to eat in and a washer... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016
    Tofukuji is centrally located on both the JR and Keihan rail lines so it will get you just about everywhere in Kyoto. It is only one stop from JR Kyoto on the Nara line. It has...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015
    My wife and I had a wonderful stay at this cozy little cottage. It is clear that the owners have put a lot of effort into creating a unique experience for their guests. It is just...
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    ●We have bicycle ●12 minutes walk from Randen Arashiyama Stn ●2 minutes walk from Hankyu Arashiyama Line Arashiyama Stn ●21 minutes walk from JR Sagano Line Saga Arashiyama Stn ●Convenience store(Ministop) 370m ●Supermarket(LiveARASHIYAMA) 730m ●POCKET WIFI ●HOT and COLD shower ●KITCHEN WARES... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016
    My daughter and I stayed here for a few days which was perfect size for us. Easy location to get to everything and we had access to two bikes which made it allot of fun and even...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016
    The studio is small, but not for Japanese standards, with everything you need for a pleasant stay. We did get lost getting there, even though we had a google map link from Yuki...
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    Located in the popular Higashiyama area, Kyoto Higashiyama Condo gives easy access to many of Kyoto's top sightseeing locations, including the Heian-jingu, Gion, Eikan-do Temple and Keage inkline. The apartment is comfortably outfitted to offer you a home away from home. The main living space is... View all property information
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    The house has been renovated for modern comfort but still maintains the old charm.<BR>You can feel as if you actually live in Kyoto.<BR><BR>The house is a very convenient location, close to the Shijyo Karasuma and Kawaramachi area.<BR>There are some popular places within walking distance from the... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016
    Tom was very accessible, met us at the station, recommended bike shop, grocery store and restaurant. Kitchen small but works for breakfast. Coffee, tea and bottled water...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016
    Tom's house was perfectly set up for our group of 4 adults. The areas around the house were interesting with lots of eating options. The convenience store and subway were very...
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    This is a place that embodies the essence of Kyoto with all the perks of western life. This Kyoto Machiya has been around for over a 100 years and its walls know secrets that they will never share with anyone. The basic concept has not changed but the facilities have become quite modern so that... View all property information
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    The private alley leads into the modern machiya Kyoto Kinugasa An which has been fully renovated with three bedrooms, dining room, and a full kitchen. It can fit up to 5 people. It is located 8 minutes away walking distance to the world heritage, Kinkakuji. There are many popular places such as... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016
    What a delight this totally remodeled machiya townhouse is! The whole house is updated with furniture and amenities, yet we could still feel the peaceful traditional Kyoto: a...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016
    Wow! We were so very impressed by this Machiya house to stay. the house is newly renovated with upscale finishes. It was clean and bright and looks far better to see in...
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    Kyoto Vacation Rentals

    Stroll like a kimono-clad samurai of a bygone era in the cool, dappled sunlight of Bamboo Street, where towering bamboo forests and stone walls hide sheltered gardens and silent neighborhoods. Your money-saving Kyoto vacation rental home, condo, apartment, townhouse, or traditional machiya puts you in the heart of ancient Japan’s former imperial capitol. Kyoto is still a religious center, with over 1,600 temples and scores of Shinto shrines, gardens, historic buildings, and museums. Kyoto’s riverside cherry trees blossoming in spring, colorful autumn leaves, and winter snows have inspired artists and haiku writers for centuries.

    Vacation Rentals Best Kyoto Choice

    Besides money-savings compared to luxury hotels, your Kyoto vacation rental can bring you closer to a traditional Japanese life style if you opt for tatami mats, rice paper doors, futons, soaking in cedar tubs, and meditative gardens. Though modern comforts like beds, showers, flat screen TVs, and computers are equally available. Enlist a vacation rental host to help fine-tune your sightseeing itinerary of temples, teahouses, theaters, shrines, gardens, shops, and museums. The money-savings from a Kyoto vacation rental can help pay for tea ceremonies, Geisha district entertainment, Kabuki at Minamiza Theater, antiques, fabrics, ceramics, handicrafts, sake, sushi, and noodle house meals.

    Kyoto History

    Explore the roots of modern Japan at the Kyoto Archaeological Museum. Japan’s ancient power struggles are exemplified by the Tokugawa shogun’s Kyoto residence, Nijo-jo Castle, and the emperor’s Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace in nearby Imperial Park. Learn about traditional Japanese ceramics at the Raku Museum. Travel in time to 1940-1970, the pre-plastic Japanese toy robot era, at the Tin Toy Museum. Let the kids gorge on manga comics at the Kyoto International Manga Museum.

    Nature & Gardens

    Take the kids to Iwatayama Monkey Park in Nishikyo-ku. Kyoto Botanical Garden has a bonsai exhibit, bamboo garden, cherry trees, irises, camellias, hydrangea, and peonies. The garden of rocks, raked sand, and dwarf trees at Konchi-in Temple is a masterpiece dating to 1627. Arashiyama District’s Tenryu-ji Temple zen garden, laid out in the 1300s by Muso Soseki, was the first designed for meditation rather than strolling. Ryoan-ji Temple’s stone “garden of emptiness,” laid out in 1499 and viewed from above like a framed painting, is world-renowned as a device to aid meditation.

    Temples, Theaters & Shopping

    Pontocho’s riverside theater and geisha district is near the Nishikoji-dori food and vegetable arcade. The nearby Kawaramachi shopping district has local craftsmen specializing in everything from dolls and kimonos to paper umbrellas and painted fans. Gion, the old geisha and entertainment district across the Kamo River from Pontocho, still has performance theaters and cha-ya (teahouses). The adjacent Eastern Mountain District of Higashiyama-ku has a historic walking route from the cliff-top Kiyomizu-dera Temple to Gion’s Yasaka-jinja Shrine.