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Steps to the famous Yasaka Pagoda. A short walk through the historical Higashiayama area will lead you to Kiyomizudera Temple. MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN Kyoto‘Bonbori-an’ Machiya House Gion Area Hanamikoji Street Kiyomizudera Temple 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)
GION WALKING TOUR
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‘Bonbori-an’ machiya house: a traditional holiday house (vacation rental) fantastically located in the historical Kyoto area of Higashiyama, just steps from the renowned Yasaka Pagoda and Kiyomizudera Temple.

At the footsteps of the famous Yasaka Pagoda, enter a hidden pathway lined with historical machiya houses. Feel yourself being transported a world away as you follow the pathway to ‘Bonbori-an’.

Slide open the ‘koshi’ door and discover a beautiful, inviting space filled with warmth and tradition. Admire the rich woodwork, handwoven wicker ceiling and the inner garden of the living space. Upstairs, find a Western-style bedroom with wooden high ceilings, as well as a Japanese-style bedroom with ‘tatami’ flooring and other elements traditional to ceremonial tearooms.

Along with a beautiful cauldron bathtub, modern kitchen and more, enjoy a comfortable, one-of-a-kind traditional stay at ’Bonbori-an’.

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Reserve this entire traditional machiya holiday house today. It’s perfect for couples, and groups of families & friends who wish to experience the charm of an authentic machiya together.

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
32,000 yen (Avg. rate)
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*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).
GION WALKING TOUR
SPECIAL OFFERS
Floor Map
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
Machiya House Features

Machiya House Features

  • ‘Bonbori-an’ Machiya House 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’ Machiya House 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’ Machiya House 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’ Machiya House 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’ Machiya House 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’ Machiya House 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 historical Yasaka Pagoda, and Kiyomizudera Temple just a short walk away.
Take a morning stroll to Kiyomizudera Temple, a short 6 minute walk away. Or, take a leisurely walk to Gion and Hanamikoji street, home to traditional tea houses. 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.

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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
374−10 Yasaka Kamimachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0827 Japan