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A grand, spacious traditional machiya with a spectacular inner garden. Along the Takasegawa River & walking distance to Gion & downtown Shijo. MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN Kyoto‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Higashi Honganji Temple Kiyomizu-Gojo Station Ponto-cho Shijo-Kawaramachi Area

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
51,000 yen

If you would like to make a group reservation for 7 or more guests, please contact our staff directly.

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).
  • floor99㎡
  • GUESTS~ 8 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds0 Bed(s)?Single × 0Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons8 Futons
  • Bathroom2 Bathroom
  • toilet3 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)

Guests with a reservation plan for 1 night, or 2 nights or more (with daily housekeeping included) will also be provided with yukata robes during their stay.

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‘Garaku-an’ machiya house: a traditional holiday house (vacation rental) ideally located just 1 subway station from the main Kyoto Station.

Walk along the quaint Takasegawa River lined with cherry blossom trees to find ‘Garaku-an’. With a traditional ‘koshi’ latticework exterior, this house is reminiscent of Kyoto’s quintessential Gion ‘ochaya’. ‘Ochaya’ are beautiful wooden teahouses where geiko and maiko (artists trained traditional song, dance and games) entertained guests. Imagine yourself a part of this rich culture & history at 'Garaku-an'.

Make memories to last a lifetime in this spacious machiya. From the Japanese living room and kitchen space, look out onto the majestic, large inner garden - a special feature of this house.

Relax in the fragrant ‘hinoki’ wooden bathtubs, rest in comfortable futon bedding and enjoy a traditional Japanese experience at ‘Garaku-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
51,000 yen (Avg. rate)
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If you would like to make a group reservation for 7 or more guests, please contact our staff directly.

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).
SPECIAL OFFERS
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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor99㎡
  • GUESTS~ 8 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedrooms
  • Beds0 Beds?Single × 0Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons8 Futons
  • Bathroom2 Bathroom
  • toilet3 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)

Guests with a reservation plan for 1 night, or 2 nights or more (with daily housekeeping included) will also be provided with yukata robes during their stay.

Floor Map
Floor Map
Machiya House Features

Machiya House Features

  • ‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Inspired by Japanese Teahouses Find traditional designs such as the lattice exterior, tatami flooring and delicate woven woodwork. Have a hot drink at the low table with a sunken floor and reflect on the day's sights.
  • ‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Courtyard Garden Look onto the majestic Japanese garden from the veranda, living room, bathroom and 2nd floor. Step into the fresh air to admire the greenery and stone arrangement.
  • ‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Hinoki Wood Soak in the Hinoki bathtub in the wood-panneled bathroom for a spa-like experience. Slate-coloured tiles bring out the warmth in the Hinoki, a symbol of purity.
    ・2 x Full Bathrooms
    ・3 x Toilets (1F & 2F)
  • ‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Living Room The heart of the home, this open space is surrounded by the garden, bathroom and kitchen. Sit back and relax in this area perfect for gathering with your guests.
    ・Up to 2 x Japanese Futon Bedding
  • ‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Kitchen Prepare your favourite meal using fresh, local ingredients. The antique cupboard is filled with Japanese dishware, and the azure-blue tiling adds a pop of modern style.
    ・Dishwasher
  • ‘Garaku-an’ Machiya House Bedrooms With views of the garden and Takase River, cozy futon bedding, kyo-karakami wallpaper and woodwork, enjoy Japanese living in the two 2nd floor bedrooms.
    ・Up to 3 x Japanese Futon Bedding
    ・Up to 3 x Japanese Futon Bedding
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Local Information

Local Information

Situated on a quiet lane alongside the Takasegawa canal, this spacious machiya will introduce you to the hidden gems of Kyoto.
'Garaku-an' is found in an ideal location – looking out towards the Takasegawa River. Enjoy the calm and serene view.

Cherry blossoms in the spring, bright greenery in the summer, vibrant maple leaves in the autumn, and the crisp air of the winter. From the tsuboniwa garden, you will also be able to enjoy a private atmosphere of the changing Kyoto seasons. Take an early morning stroll up Kiyomizu Temple to avoid the crowds and bask in the quite atmosphere of a temple that has more that 1200 years of history.

Or jump on the Keihan train and venture south of Kyoto Station to where you will find the Fushimi Inari Shrine. Thousands of vermillion torii gates that wind up and down the mountainside, allowing you to delve further into history with each step.

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Access Information

Access Information

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  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY BUS
-Approximately 13 minutes by bus:

1) Exit Kyoto Station (Central Exit)
2) Walk to "Shiokoji Takakura Bus Stop" (5 minutes)
3) Take Bus #205 to "Kawaramachi Gojo" Bus Stop
4) Walk to 'Garaku-an' (Approximately 2 minutes on foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
Approximately 8 minutes (1.5 km; Taxi fare is approximately 1000 yen)

*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS
74-1 Minamikyogokucho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8117, Japan