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Located in the heart of Gion. Wander down the famous streets of Ponto-cho and Hanamikoji Street, 2-minutes from Gion-Shijo station Azuki-an Gion Area Gion-Shijo Station Gion-Shirakawa Hanamikoji Street Kiyomizu-Gojo Station Maruyama Park Nishiki Ichiba Ponto-cho Shijo-Kawaramachi Area Yasaka Temple

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
28,000 yen
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds2 Bed(s)?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons2 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet1 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • Apple TVApple TV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children 5 years of age and under, who do not require bedding, do not need to be included within the total number of guests.

A machiya house that embraces the idea of “wabi-sabi” (the art of finding beauty and pathos in simplicity and imperfection).
This traditional townhouse is ideal for anyone looking to truly explore Kyoto. Surrounded by the history and elegance of Kyoto, "Azuki-an" blends well with the surrounding traditional townscape. The exterior incorporates dark brown latticework, white plaster walls, and Ichimonji-gawara (roof tiles resembling the kanji character "一") to revitalize the traditional design of the Kyo-machiya. Enjoy a stay in a comfortable space that exemplifies the beautiful unity of modernism and tradition.

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Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
28,000 yen (Avg. rate)

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children 5 years of age and under, who do not require bedding, do not need to be included within the total number of guests.

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Facilities & Amenities
  • GUESTS~4 GUESTS
  • Bedrooms2 Bedrooms
  • Beds2 Beds?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons2 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet1 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
Floor Map
Floor Map
Room Features

Room Features

  • Azuki-an Beautiful glasswork From the entrance, notice the colorful mosaic tiles decorating the space. These custom-made glass pieces reminiscent of Taisho period designs add playfulness to the home.
  • Azuki-an Living Room The glass windows and doors are arranged to allow natural light to shine into the room. The complementary mosaic floor tiling is a brilliant expression of traditional architecture.
    ・Heated flooring
    ・TV
  • Azuki-an Garden From the living room, enjoy the view of the ‘tsuboniwa’ inner garden complete with a stone 'tsukubai' washbasin, fresh Japanese greenery and stepping stones.
  • Azuki-an Bathroom With a garden view, enjoy the custom-made bathtub designed with white mosaic tiles. Fragrant ‘hinoki’ cypress wood creates a soft ambiance to heal the mind and body.
  • Azuki-an Western-style bedroom Appreciate the traditional architecture of the exposed ceiling. The hand-made light shade is reminiscent of a traditional Japanese ‘washi’ paper umbrella.
  • Azuki-an Japanese-style bedroom The adjacent Japanese bedroom has tatami mats and dark, mahogany woodwork. The windows are covered with ‘washi’ paper to allow beautiful natural light to fill the room.
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Local Information

Local Information

Enjoy Kyoto's most atmospheric neighbourhoods at "Azuki-an" in the heart of historical Gion
There are countless sightseeing attractions, all within walking distance, during your stay in "Azuki-an" machiya house. From the most well-known sightseeing attractions, to the backstreets of this historical city, you'll be able to explore the city inside and out.

Just steps from home, find the beautiful Hanamachi or Geiko & Maiko street with preserved traditional achitecture. A 5-minute walk from home brings you to the Kamogawa river and Takasegawa river. If you travel slightly south, you will find Kenninji Temple with with its national treasures and Japanese gardens. Walk across the river towards Ponto-cho where you can enjoy 'kaiseki' traditional course meals.

The neighborhood surrounding this house is full of local restaurants, and long-established shops selling Kyoto sweets, in addition to modern cafes and restaurants.
Access Information

Access Information

  • Access
  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY SUBWAY
-Approximately 12 minutes by Subway:
1) Take the Karasuma Line to "Shijo" Station
2) Take a short walk to "Karasuma" Station and transfer to the Hankyu Line.
3) Get off at "Kawaramachi" Station.
4) Walk 10 minutes to Azuki-an
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
- Approximately 10 minutes by Taxi (about 2.3 kilometers)

*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS
557-10 Komatsu-cho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0811 Japan