Sekka-an | 雪佳庵
492-2 Nishigawa-cho Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600-8325
A traditional Japanese house that has been carefully restored, this machiya retains the charm of its historical past, while providing you with a comfortable yet elegant retreat. Sekka-an machiya house is nestled between two grand, and important temples of Kyoto: Higashi Honganji Temple & Nishi Honganji Temple.
One is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, while the other is considered to be not only the largest wooden structure in Kyoto, but in the world. Experience first-hand everything this historical city has to offer.
- 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 1
- Bathroom (1st Floor shower & bathtub)
- 1 Double Bed & 2 Futon mattress
- Cookware / Dining ware
- Plates, cups & cutlery (enough for 4 guests)
- Kitchen cloth & sponge
- Kitchen detergent
- 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 Sekka-an by Train|
|-Approximately 10 minutes by train:
|From Kyoto Station to Sekka-an by Taxi|
|Approximately 6 minutes (Taxi fare is approximately 600 yen)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
|492-2 Nishigawa-cho Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600-8325|
|Address (in Japanese)|
|075 708 5610 (10:00am-19:00pm)|
|+81 75 708 5610 (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.
① 人の味 舌の味 ふくざわ | Fukuzawa
A 20-year-old Izakaya specialising in fish dishes, with fresh fish daily from Kyoto’s central market. Menu includes set meals at different prices, as well as fish “nabe” (hot pot) and individual dishes.
TEL: +81 75-341-5421
② ごだん 宮ざわ | Godan Miyazawa
This traditional restaurant prides itself on their handmade tofu, revered for its smooth texture & taste, and their rice, cooked in traditional earthenware pots. Each presents a unique taste that cannot be experienced elsewhere.
OPEN (Enter by) 12:00～12：30; (Enter by)18:00～19:00
③ Cafe Bar の輪 | Cafe Bar nowa
Traditional style building with views of Japanese garden. Counter seats, tables and private rooms available. Set meals available with, with bar opening in the evening.
④ 江戸正 | Edoshou
Small restaurant famous for it’s Unagi (eel) dishes. Try their popular Unagi-don for a satisfying meal!
CLOSE: Tuesday; Every 2nd Wednesday of the month
＊Last updated on 2017/05. Please contact our friendly staff for assistance in making reservations.
⑤ とみせん | Tomisen
Local sushi restaurant serving delicious sushi with a popular side dish of fried squid. A bit off the beaten track, the restaurant offers a limited English menu.
⑥ 旬菜 天ぷら 有馬 | Tempura Arima
The vegetables and fish at this restaurant are bought every morning from Kyoto central marketplace and differ depending on the season. It is a cosy restaurant and would recommend getting a counter seat to watch chef Arima doing what he does best!
⑦ アスペルジュ ブランシュ | Asperge Blanche
French restaurant that prides itself on creating dishes using local, seasonal vegetables and as little oil as possible. Savor their exquisite dishes with a glass of wine!
⑧ 藤むら | Fujimura
Yakiniku restaurant (grilled meat) popular with locals. Small menu, but it prides itself on top quality cuts of meat.
⑨ やきとり大吉 堀川高辻店 | Yakitori Daikichi
Small and intimate Yakitori (grilled chicken) restaurant with friendly staff. English menus available, but be sure to check for specials!
OPEN: 17:00~25:00 (Sun ~24:00)
CLOSE: Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month
|From 26,000 yen per night||From 13,000 yen
|From 29,000 yen per night||From 9,667 yen
|From 32,000 yen per night||From 8,000 yen
This machiya house can accommodate up to 4 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.