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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 (over 100 m2 / 1,075 sq ft) has been entirely... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0974
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016
    A great place to stay and return to after a hectic day catching up with all the fall sceneries around Kyoto. It also provided my group of 12 some bonding time over the dining...
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016
    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...
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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 605 0964
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016
    The house was lovely. It was cosy but big enough that 4 of us stayed there for two weeks without feeling like we were falling over each other. The two tatami rooms are...
    5 of 5 bubbles 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...
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    Visitors looking to experience life like a local in a beautiful, fully renovated Machiya (town house) in the heart of Kyoto’s old town, will enjoy all the features of Kyoto-Gojo Villa. “Kyoto-Gojo Villa”, created with the concept of a traditional, contemporary and comfortable retreat for... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8111
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016
    We really enjoyed our stay of 12 days at Kyoto-Gojo Villa, which is a comfortable, well equipped and sensitively restored traditional Kyoto townhouse. The location is ideal: near...
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016
    I must say that my husband and I were so very impressed with Craig's villa! It was everything that we had expected - from the overall cleanliness, amenities and location, (as it...
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601 8437
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 8205
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016
    Host Tom super friendly, excellent communication & advice. Thank you for being so responsive to our emails & making our visit to your city amazing. Perfect location accessing...
    5 of 5 bubbles 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...
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles (3) Very good
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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 605 0862
    5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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    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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 603 8374
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016
    Stayed at this "modern" machiya for 4 nights and had a great time. The owner provided the very detailed instructions/recommendations prior to arriving to Kyoto. We opted to take...
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016
    This is a gorgeous traditional house in Kyoto and one of our favorite places we stayed while on our trip throughout Japan. It is a very modern house with plenty of room for our...
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles (3) Very good
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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 605 0873
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016
    Clear directions prepared by the owner and the friendly staff of 12 Dozen Ryokan. Short taxi trip to the house (cost around 1000 yen). The house can comfortably fit 8 - 10 people...
    5 of 5 bubbles 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...
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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 604 8272
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016
    Very pleasant stay here. Place was very clean and comes with a small garden. Will recommend to others.
    5 of 5 bubbles 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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    4.5 of 5 bubbles (3) Very good
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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 605 0041
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016
    The apartment it self is clean well equipped. close to all kinds of transport with two biycicles available. The only observation is the surrounding for those sensitive to it
    5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles (2) Excellent
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 8354
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016
    Traditional home with a Lot of character, but also including modern amenities. Oner has clearly gone to great lengths to preserve the character of the house. Very clean and...
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    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6 | Quick View
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    The traditional house is located in the heart of Kyoto-Gion, Kyoto's most famous geisha district. Yet a very quiet residential area with traditional Japanese houses. 5 minutes to Keihan Railway and 10 minutes to Hankyu Railway line. It's only two short blocks from the famous Kamogawa river, walking... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050816
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    6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 18 | Quick View
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0981
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601 8439
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles (14) Very good
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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 600 8408
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016
    This modern apartment was a great base for our stay in Kyoto. The location is brilliant - a quiet neighbourhood and a short walk to trains, downtown Kyoto, a supermarket, and even...
    5 of 5 bubbles 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...
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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 6050842
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016
    I spent two nights in Kyoto with two of my adult sons last week. This two floor apartment in a quiet neighborhood was clean charming and very comfortable. The Machyia is old but...
    5 of 5 bubbles 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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    "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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 405 0874
    5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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    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 605 0822
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    I love Samurai, as well as the traditional Japanese culture. I am inspired by how Samurai lived and thought. They are role models for me.There are so many traditional temples and cultures left in Kyoto, and I always get excited when I see them! To let people know more about SAMURAI and the... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 8404
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016
    Traditional house (machiya) at Philosopher's walk, very clean and cozy place with kitchen, washing machine and two bikes. Excelent interface with owner, very worried about our...
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    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 6008301
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016
    We really enjoyed our stay at this townhouse. The owner was very helpful and the specific directions to the place from the subway station, along with the photo that was included...
    5 of 5 bubbles 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...
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    124 years old charming Japanese traditional wooden town house (machiya), fully renovated to a holiday rental house. This house is located in the very center of Kyoto city. Walking distance to the Kyoto Imperial Palace, Nijo castle of world heritage, Gaisha area etc. To access all main beautiful... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602 8452
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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 605 0844
    5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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    Our large, traditional 3-story house has all the comforts of home so you can relax and enjoy your trip, including a rooftop balcony with a 360 degree view. The bottom floor to the house has a bar-style dining area as well as a full kitchen, laundry machine, and dryer. There is also a bath/shower... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8404
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016
    Great location and well equipped. Bedrooms are all up steep stairs for any who have concerns with this. 2 rooms are small- best for single adults only. Only 1 shower for 5 of us...
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0817
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016
    We're found the apartment to be in a cute neighborhood on the same street as Kiomizu dear. It is not located next to a JR line and the closest train station is about 15 mins away...
    3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016
    I had tried to contact the property owner several times prior to arrival but have not received any response. They kept sending the same email regarding pick up of keys and...
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    5 of 5 bubbles (4) Excellent
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602 8371
    4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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    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 605 0862
    4 of 5 bubbles 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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    We offer a private house located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, that has been renovated into a Kyoto-style townhouse called Kyo-Machiya for guests from abroad or in Japan to use as a Vacation Rental House. This beautiful house is located in downtown Kyoto where many classic style homes remain. We are... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8341
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago
    Excellent condo locates in a quiet and clean/neat neighborhood. 10' walk to a very good Fresco grocery store on Gojo Street. Some reasonable cost family run restaurants in the...
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2014
    Let's face it. A lot of hotels look alike. And sure, there's some services that are comfortable, but when I visit another country and stay in a hotel I always feel like I'm...
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050807
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    Juichi – Literally the number 11, refers to the 11 headed Bodhisattva of compassion –Kannon, which a national treasure statue of her is enshrined in the near by temple Rokuharamitsuji. 【We have 14 properties all centrally located.Please check our other listing, or inquire for details.】 The... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6050842
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016
    We were in Kyoto for a wedding and were looking for a house for our family (3 adults + 2 children - 3 and 1 yr old). For us the location was important as we wanted to easily...
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016
    Nice place to rest after a day's walk and trip around Kyoto. 3 bedrooms, all clean and spacey, the stairs to the second floor room is steep so the grandparents stayed at the down...
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    Nishioji is an old traditional house located in a quiet neighborhood. It is filled with Japanese culture and only one station away from Kyoto St. Very convenient and you can have a feel of the old Kyoto. Supermarket and restaurants are also nearby! Please consider the whole house as your own... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601 8312
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    Located in the heart of Kyoto--Shijo Karasuma(四条烏丸), a shopping and dining paradise, with walking distance to Daimaru department store, and Nishiki Market (Known as Kyoto's Kitchen). Having said that, the house itself is in a very quiet residential neighborhood. Two-floor Traditional Japanese... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6048226
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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 605 0089
    5 of 5 bubbles 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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    "Built over a hundred years ago, Takeya has been completely renovated to modern standards, yet keeping its traditional charm. In this house, you will find the full suite of modern amenities, such as WIFI, cable TV and air-conditioning, as well as traditional touches like the gorgeous cedar bath... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602 8381
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016
    We stayed here for 7 days (2 adults and 2 grown up kids). The house is located in the middle of a local neighborhood in the North of KYOTO. Everything was perfectly organized...
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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 604 8272
    5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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    We are currently fully renovating our original Machiya located in one of Kyoto's most compelling districts, Miyagawa-chō (宮川町) one of the only remaining hanamachi (花街, "flower towns") or geisha districts in Kyoto. Completion is scheduled for the end of November 2016. The house is located a short... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0801
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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 604 0087
    4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016
    Good directions and contact with owner. Roomy for Japanese apartment and nice to have the pocket wifi. Reasonably clean but this could be improved (under cushions on couch, stove...
    4 of 5 bubbles 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...
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    Yōkai SOHO is located on the outskirt of the great Kitano tenmangū shrine, in a vivid 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... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602 8371
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    Located within walking distance to many of Kyoto's most popular sight seeing attractions, you'll truly be able to explore the city as a local! To the north is Nishiki Market, the historical streets of Gion are across the river, and the popular Higashiyama Area is only a 15 minute walk away. This... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8057
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    Our star house is a beautiful & modern fully furnished Japanese vacation rental townhouse which can accommodate up to 6 adults with high ceiling and ceiling fan. From the glass ceiling, you can see the stars through it , relax or pleasure in the romance of living. When you stay at Hidden house, you... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 0847
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016
    It was a nice stay with my friends and family We arrived early and the owner let us check in right away Everything you need is just right there at first my friends said they...
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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 604 8416
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016
    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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    New Open!! Welcome to Kyoto ! Kyoto is the Travel & Leisure World`s best city overall 2015 Kyoto has 17 UNESCO World Heritage listed sites. My house is located on the north of Kyoto city center. High level floor(very nice view and shiny) Room is 50㎡ *Facilities No limit Portable wifi For... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 6028058
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600 8841
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016
    This apartment for its price is beautiful has everything you need and yuki is such a great host! I highly loved the fact that there is a procedure to get into your room at first...
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    Welcome to Kyoto! This house is a completely private house near the famous Tofukuji Temple. It is a spacious for maximum ten guests, so guests can invite their family and friends and everyone they wish! This house has everything that guests need to. There is of course, shower room, a small garden,... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0971
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    The Space Enjoy a private excellent 4 room with a full kitchen and bathroom, spacious garden to enjoy your stay.. The neighborhood is historical and tranquil , with a thriving traditional Kyoto scene. Guest Access You will have access to your own bathroom kitchen and bed/living room.... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606 8446
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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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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604 0998
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016
    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 bubbles 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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    My room is very close from Kyoto Station. Access is very convenient for going to all tourist spots. It takes about 3 minutes on foot from Kyoto Station Hachijo exit. Introducing my room of the selling points. #Very near Kyoto Station and Shopping MALL. #very famous Shop Don Quijote is very near.... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601 8003
    5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016
    We enjoyed our stay. The host was always prompt in responding to our questions and requests. We found our way through Kyoto station to the building (yes, three minutes) because...
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    Our house is near the Kamogawa river and you can walk to JR Kyoto Station just 10 minutes. It is very convenient for you to visit Kyoto and move to other place. In my house, we have futons beds, dining table, a kitchen with refrigerator and microwave and cooking utensils so that guests can prepare... View all property information
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    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605 0995
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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.