240 Eiyoji-cho Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600-8463
Named after the color of the Japanese iris, a deep violet-hued flower, your stay at “Shobu-an” will without a doubt become a highlight of your visit to Kyoto. Located slightly South of the main city center, this machiya house is ideal for families and larger groups of friends and family.
To the East is the beautifully preserved Gion District, while a short trip up North will introduce you to the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Take a bus further up North to visit the Silver Pavilion and the “Philosopher’s Path” — a picturesque road that is beautiful with every changing season.
When you reserve “Shobu-an”, and its neighboring house “Suo-an, up to 14 guests can be accommodated at the same time.
- Complimentary WIFI Internet
- Plasma TV
- Washing machine
- Washing detergent
- Air conditioner
- Induction Heating Cooker
- Rice cooker
- Hair dryer
- Iron & ironing board
- Toilet x 2
- Bathroom (Separate shower & bathtub)
- 2 Double-size beds (sleeps up to 4 guests) & 4 Futon mattress
- Plates, Cups & Cutlery
- 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 Shobu-an by Subway|
|-Approximately 15 minutes by Subway:
|From Kyoto Station to Shobu-an by Taxi|
|– Approximately 10 minutes by Taxi (about 3.8 kilometers)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
|240 Eiyoji-cho Shimogyo-ku Kyoto 600-8463|
|Address (in Japanese)|
|075 708 5610 (10:00~19:00)|
|+81 75 708 5610 (10:00~19:00)|
|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 9pm.
Popular with both locals and tourists, you can enjoy authentic Kyoto-style home-cooking at this restaurant. It is operated by the elder sister of the man who produced the Yoshida Sauce, a Mirin and Soy Sauce based sauce currently popular in America, so the various dishes contain the popular sauce in creative ways.
A western-style restaurant located in a quiet neighbourhood.Open both during lunch and dinner, there are table seats as well as counter seats where you can watch the chef cook your meal directly in front of you.
A first class restaurant serving the finest Kyoto cuisine. With a history of over 70 years, each ingredient and each dish is carefully selected for your enjoyment.
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Serving genuine Italian dishes, the owner-chef is a certified sommelier. Boasting over 70 different types of wine as well as various courses and à la carte dishes to choose from, you can also enjoy live jazz music at this quiet and relaxed restaurant.
A Japanese style Izakaya, or pub, located inside a Kyoto Machiya.
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A cafe famous for Kakigori, or shaved ice. With various flavours and toppings to choose from, it is perfect for a break during the hot summer season.
Located inside a Kyo-Machiya, you can enjoy reasonably priced set meals at this restaurant, making it a popular destination for locals. With a menu that takes into special consideration into the ingredients used as well as the health of the customer through a well balanced meal, we recommend this for tourists as well.
|Per Night||Per Guest|
|From 33,000 yen
|From 16,500 yen
|From 36,000 yen
|From 12,000 yen
|From 39,000 yen
|From 9,750 yen
|From 42,000 yen
|From 8,400 yen
|From 45,000 yen
| From 7,500 yen
| From 48,000 yen
| From 6,857 yen
|From 51,000 yen
| From 6,375 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.