Gion-Minami Banka | 祇園南 万花
563-7 Komatsu-cho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0811 Japan
“Hanamachi” District (花街) – also know as a “flower district” when translated literally — these historical areas are where geiko & maiko entertain customers by performing classical music, dance, and traditional games.
Kyoto is famous for its 5 Hanamachi Districts, with Gion being one of the most well-known & recognizable. Hanamikoji Street is a long street dotted with traditional machiya townhouses, ochaya, and restaurants serving Kyoto cuisine.
At the end of this street is Kenninji Temple, an important Zen Buddhist Temple. Turn a few corners from Kenninji to find yourself in front of “Gion-Minami Banka” machiya house.
- Complimentary WIFI Internet
- Plasma TV
- Washing machine
- Washing detergent
- Air conditioner (each room)
- Induction Heating Cooker
- Rice cooker
- Hair dryer
- Iron & ironing board
- Toilet x 2 (1st Floor x 1; 2nd Floor x 1)
- Bathroom (Separate shower & bathtub)
- 2 Twin beds & 6 Futon mattress
- Cookware / Diningware
- Plates, cups & cutlery (enough for 8 guests)
- Kitchen cloth & sponge
- Kitchen detergent
- Floor Heating (1st floor Kitchen/Dining Room area)
- Green Tea Leaves, Black Tea Bags & Coffee
- Bath towel & Face towel
- Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Soap
- Cotton set
- Hand soap
*No pajamas/yukata will be provided. Please bring your own sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep
|From Kyoto Station to Gion-Minami Banka by Subway|
|-Approximately 11 minutes by subway:
|From Kyoto Station to Gion-Minami Banka by Taxi|
|Approximately 10 minutes (Taxi fare is approximately 1,500 yen)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
|563-7 Komatsu-cho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0811 Japan|
|Address (in Japanese)|
|050 3786 2009 (10:00am-19:00pm)|
|+81 50 3786 2009 (10:00am-19:00pm)|
|Check in: 15:00-20:00
Check out: -10:00
Guest service time: 10:00-19:00
Please inform us in advance if you are due to arrive after 8pm.
Near Kodai-ji Temple, this is restaurant which has an authentic Kyoto atmosphere. You can enjoy the garden scenery from the counter seating. An average meal for lunch is around 2625 yen, and at night the average is 7000 yen per person.
② Gion U
This restaurant also delivers (must make an inquiry before) their famous dishes! They take orders starting from a serving for 3, with the price of 1 serving being 2500 yen. It includes Japanese pickled vegetables, appetisers, and their famous Unagi Eel dish.
③ Yagenbori, Hanamikoji Branch
An open kitchen style restaurant located in the Gion district. The chefs cook the seasonal foods directly in front of guests, making for a unique experience.
④ Tousuiro, Gion Branch
A perfect stop during a leisurely stroll of the Gion area. Menu includes dishes made with seasonal vegetables and produce, as well as a lunch-only course filled with their famous tofu dishes
⑤Tempura Yasaka Endo
A Michelin ranked restaurant in the historic Gion. Although they are very particular on the ingredients that go into their Tempura, they also use only high quality salt.
⑥ Gion Owatari
This restaurant currently has earned a 1 star ranking from the Michelin Guide. The average cost for one person at night starts from around 15,000 yen.
⑦ Junidanya, Main Branch
A shabu shabu restaurant. Various artwork from renowned Japanese artists decorate the interior.
|From 33,000 yen per night||From 16,500 yen
|From 36,000 yen per night||From 12,000 yen
|From 39,000 yen per night||From 9,750 yen
|From 42,000 yen per night||From 8,400 yen
|From 45,000 yen per night||From 7,500 yen
|From 48,000 yen per night||From 6,800 yen
|From 51,000 yen per night||From 6,300 yen
This machiya house can accommodate up to 8 guests.
Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
(Children who do not require bedding will not be included within the total number of guests.)
*Certain restrictions will apply. Please ask our staff members for more details.