The Luxury of a Home Away from Home
With more than 50 machiya (traditional Japanese townhouses) spread throughout Kanazawa & Kyoto, stay in the perfect machiya house that best fits into your travel needs. Each of our houses have been carefully renovated to maintain the traditional design, while updated to meet the modern needs of our guests.
Rent out an entire townhouse and experience life as a local, abundance of attractions and sightseeing locations, and discover beloved neighborhood restaurants, hidden specialty shops, and more. Take this opportunity to immerse yourself in our cities and culture!
- ~ 5 Guests
- 78.17 ㎡
- 30,000 yen
Embellished in bronze, copper and silver. A traditional machiya that re-imagines rustic materials in a gorgeous, modern design. Like warm rust colours and polished metals, marvel at this sophisticated space refined by time and history. Surround yourself in the warmth...
- ~4 GUESTS
- 24,000 yen
Like the colours of dawn against Toji Temple’s five storied pagoda, calming deep blue and radiant gold reflect within this traditional machiya house. Lamps, walls and doors covered with Japanese washi paper create soft textures and a warm atmosphere. Together...
- Up to 8 Guests
- 34,000 yen
Towards the end of the Edo Period, and beginning of the Meiji Period, a new hybrid samurai-police force emerged in Kyoto to protect the Tokugawa Shogunate (leading feudal Japanese government). Known as the “Shinsengumi,” their prominence was not only felt...
Gion Shirakawa Kouki
- Up to 7 guests
- 43,000 yen~
A river mural extends towards the skylight, creating an open and calm atmosphere. From the azure washbasins, blue washi walls in the bedroom, to the custom lighting made of materials from Kamogawa’s riverside restaurants -- discover elements of the river...
Hinaya Gojo Ni
- Up to 4 Guests
- 26,000 yen
A machiya with sky-high ceilings, exposed wooden beams and a "goemonburo" cauldron bathtub that is perfect for relaxation, "Hinaya Gojo Ni" is inspired by the aesthetic appreciation of two Japanese artifacts: Kiyomizu ceramics and Kiso lacquer ware. "Hinaya Gojo Ni"...
Hinaya Gojo Ichi
- Up to 4 Guests
- 25,000 yen
Amongst countless temples and shrines, and stone-cobbled streets of Kyoto, lie machiya townhouses - which served as both a home and shopfront. The second floor was where families dwelled and cultivated traditions that came to define the city of Kyoto....