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Found on the footsteps of Yasaka Pagoda. A 7 minute walk through the historical Higashiayama area will lead you to Kiyomizu Temple Bonbori-an Gion Area Gion-Shijo Station Hanamikoji Street Kiyomizudera Temple Maruyama Park Yasaka Temple

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
32,000 yen

*As the machiya house is situated at the end of a narrow alleyway (with steps) taxis/vehicles are unable to drop guests off in front of the house. Taxis will drop guests off near the foot of the Yasaka Pagoda (weekdays). On weekends & holidays, due to road blockage, guests will be dropped off near the main road. Please contact our staff for more details and information.

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
Click the reservation button above to be redirected to our ‘Official Reservation Page’. (A separate tab will appear.)
Hotel Payment PolicyWe ask all guests to make a full accommodation payment to confirm a machiya house reservation. Children's PolicyChildren 5 years of age and under, who do not require bedding, do not need to be included within the total number of adults (may stay free of charge).
If a child will require a separate bedding, they will be considered as one (1) additional adult guest. In this case, please include the child in the total number of ‘adults per room’ when making your reservation (they will be charged as an adult).
  • floor54.10㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds2 Bed(s)?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons2 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet2 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • Apple TVApple TV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
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NEW YEAR 2020

With the Yasaka Pagoda a few meters away, Bonbori-an machiya house is a beautifully restored traditional property that will transport you a world away.

Although this traditional Japanese house is one of the most popular areas of Kyoto (Higashiyama District) you will be surprised by the quaint local life, and tranquility that will envelope you as you step through the wooden doors. The perfect balance of 「和洋」--both a Japanese-style and Western-style -- Bonbori-an is a house that has been transformed to provide you with a comfortable space to relax during your time in the city.

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Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
32,000 yen (Avg. rate)
RESERVE NOW Reservations within 3 months Reservations 4~6 months ahead

*As the machiya house is situated at the end of a narrow alleyway (with steps) taxis/vehicles are unable to drop guests off in front of the house. Taxis will drop guests off near the foot of the Yasaka Pagoda (weekdays). On weekends & holidays, due to road blockage, guests will be dropped off near the main road. Please contact our staff for more details and information.

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
Click the reservation button above to be redirected to our ‘Official Reservation Page’. (A separate tab will appear.)
Hotel Payment PolicyWe ask all guests to make a full accommodation payment to confirm a machiya house reservation. Children's PolicyChildren 5 years of age and under, who do not require bedding, do not need to be included within the total number of adults (may stay free of charge).
If a child will require a separate bedding, they will be considered as one (1) additional adult guest. In this case, please include the child in the total number of ‘adults per room’ when making your reservation (they will be charged as an adult).
Winter Special
NEW YEAR 2020
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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor54.10㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedrooms
  • Beds2 Beds?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons2 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet2 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
Floor Map
Floor Map
Room Features

Room Features

  • Bonbori-an Machiya shaped by history From the Yasaka Pagoda, turn down a quiet, residential alley. At the end of the stone path, find this traditional machiya. Open the wooden lattice door and step inside this tranquil space.
  • Bonbori-an Common area with a garden A gorgeous view and warm wooden accents make the dining and living area the perfect place to gather. Marvel at the ‘ajiro tenjo’ wickerwork ceiling, a special feature of traditional tearooms.
    ・TV with Apple TV (Japanese, English and Chinese channels)
  • Bonbori-an Kitchen Choose to stay home and prepare a light meal using fresh, local ingredients in the fully outfitted kitchen. Savour a cup of our own pour-over MACHIYA coffee before heading out for the day.
    ・Washing machine with dryer function
  • Bonbori-an Bathroom A deep ‘goemon’ cauldron bathtub is the perfect place to relax and refresh. Take a refreshing shower under the rainfall shower using our luxurious bath amenities.
  • Bonbori-an Western-style bedroom Open the sliding doors to reveal a warm and inviting space. Soft illumination from the indirect lighting and Japanese paper lantern brings out the richness of the woodwork.
    ・2 x Twin beds
  • Bonbori-an Japanese-style bedroom Tatami and ‘koshibari’ paper that covers the lower part of the walls are two elements of a ceremonial tearoom. Also find bamboo and a ‘go’ square pattern wooden ceiling.
    ・Up to 2 x Japanese futon bedding
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Local Information

Local Information

Take one step outside to find the grand view of Yasaka Pagoda, with Kiyomizudera Temple just an 8-minute walk away
Take a morning stroll to Kiyomizu Temple, a short 7 minute walk away, or explore the streets of Gion and Hanamikoji street. If you would like to explore the mysterious bamboo forests of Arashiyama, jump onto the local Kyoto City bus or take the subway. Discover quaint shops, and local eateries as you weave through the stone-cobbled streets.

Explore the streets that were once occupied by maiko girls, local merchants, and filled with the vibrant atmosphere of the Kyoto to truly experience the city as a local.


Access Information

Access Information

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  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY BUS
-Approximately 23 minutes by bus:

1) Take the Kyoto City Bus "100"
2) Get off at "Kiyomizu-michi" bus stop
3) Walk to Bonbori-an (Approximately 3 minutes on foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
Approximately 20 minutes (3.2 km; Taxi fare is approximately 1000~1200 yen)

*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS
〒605-0827 Kyoto-fu, Kyoto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Yasaka Kamimachi, 374−10
OPERATING HOURS
*As the machiya house is situated at the end of a narrow alleyway (with steps) taxis/vehicles are unable to drop guests off in front of the house. Taxis will drop guests off at the foot of the Yasaka Pagoda on weekdays. On weekends & holidays, guests will be dropped off at the main road due to road blockage during holidays and weekends. Please contact our staff for more details and information.
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