The beginning of the Meiji Period ushered in not only an influx of western influences, but represented the cultural exchange of Japanese & Western ideas. Gosho-Minami is a neighborhood home to many historical Japanese architecture, the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and traditional architecture with western influences -- a feature that is reflected in this machiya house.
Kyoto’s Imperial Palace is home to the city’s rich cultural history and exquisite traditional crafts that has been preserved & maintained since the Heian Period (794-1185) -- a place where aristocrats served under the imperial palace, and samurai warriors lived to protect the imperial family.
- ~8 GUESTS
- From 33,000 yen~
Kyoto's Imperial Palace (御所 Gosho) – a place that has stood the test of time - was home to countless Japanese emperors.
"Choya Gosho-Minami" is located near Kyoto’s city center, surrounded by the busy and exciting city life. However, with one step into the alleyway where this machiya house is located, you'll find yourself a world away from the hustle & bustle of Kyoto’s city life.
Found in a tranquil little neighborhood-- spend a peaceful & relaxing time tucked away in this traditional machiya house.
This machiya house is situated to the West of the Kamogawa River, South of the Kyoto Imperial Palace, East of Nijo Castle, and North of the main city center. Supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants are all within walking distance, as are Kyoto's most popular sightseeing attractions. A neighborhood steeped in history --make your time in Kyoto even more unforgettable by staying in "Choya Gosho-Minami" machiya house.
FROM KYOTO STATION BY SUBWAY
1) Take the Kyoto Subway (Karasuma Line)
2) Get off at "Karasuma Oike" station (Exit 1)
3) Walk to Choya Gosho-Minami (Approximately 6 minutes on foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY BUS
1) Take "Kyoto Bus" No. 17
2) Get off at "Kyoto Shiyakushomae" Bus stop
3) Walk to Choya Gosho-Minami (Approximately 8 minutes on foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS (IN JAPANESE)
Check out: -10:00
Guest service time: 10:00-20:00
Please inform us in advance if you are due to arrive after 8pm
ABOUT THE MACHIYA HOUSE
A special feature of the garden is the kikuzumi, flower-like oak charcoal often used in tea ceremonies. The kikuzumi used in the garden catches tiny water droplets, which is then carried into the “tsuboniwa” garden to water the greenery.
A large wooden table that can seat up to 8 guests -- perfect for when you are looking to relax & come together as you reminisce about your travels.
The soft hue of the earthen wall is finished with a textured-plaster design. Look up at the open ceiling and exposed wooden beams to appreciate the design and architecture of this traditional machiya house.
・Up to 3 x Japanese futon bedding can be set in the adjacent Japanese room
A fully functional kitchen on the 1st floor. Feel free to use the kitchen to make light meals when you want to spend a relaxing morning or evening at your machiya house.
Glazed ceramic tiles, reminiscent of traditional pottery, adorn the walls to bring a modern feel to the bathroom. A large mirror and 2 washbasins offer ample space for both small and large groups.
A spacious bath/shower area separated by glass, open up the window looking out into the garden to appreciate the beauty that this machiya has to offer.
In the 2nd floor Japanese room, you’ll find yourself surrounded by delicate Japanese washi paper—a quiet and tranquil getaway far away from the busy city life.
・Up to 3 x Japanese futon bedding can be set
The large wooden beam is found in the 2nd floor western style room-- a architectural feature typical of machiya houses.
・2 x Twin-sized Beds will be set
Complimentary WIFI Internet
Air conditioner (each room)
Induction Heating Cooker
Floor Heating (1F Dining/Kitchen)
Iron & ironing board
Toilet x 2
Bathroom (1st Floor shower & bathtub)
2 Twin-sized Beds & 6 Futon mattress
Cookware / Dining ware
Plates, cups & cutlery (enough for 8 guests)
Kitchen cloth & sponge
Green Tea Leaves, Black Tea Bags & Coffee
Bath towel & Face towel
Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Soap
*No pajamas/yukata will be provided. Please bring your own sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep
This machiya house can accommodate up to 8 guests. Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
Children who do not require bedding will not be included within the total number of guests.
*Certain restrictions will apply. Please ask our staff members for more details.
|2 GUESTS||From 33,000 yen per night|
|3 GUESTS||From 36,000 yen per night|
|4 GUESTS||From 39,000 yen per night|
|5 GUESTS||From 42,000 yen per night|
|6 GUESTS||From 45,000 yen per night|
|7 GUESTS||From 48,000 yen per night|
|8 GUESTS||From 51,000 yen per night|
|2 GUESTS||From 16,500 yen per guest|
|3 GUESTS||From 12,000 yen per guest|
|4 GUESTS||From 9,750 yen per guest|
|5 GUESTS||From 8,400 yen per guest|
|6 GUESTS||From 7,500 yen per guest|
|7 GUESTS||From 6,857 yen per guest|
|8 GUESTS||From 6,375 yen per guest|
will charge each guest an accommodation tax effective 1 October, 2018.
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For guests who wish to reserve an accommodation via our homepage, please use the online reservation form available on each accommodation page, and follow the prompt.
Reservations are also accepted via telephone (Opening hours 10:00am - 7:00pm JST).
TEL (Domestic) : 050-3786-2009
TEL (Overseas) : +81-50-3786-2009
We ask for advance payment of full accommodation fees for guests who have made a reservation with Machiya Residence Inn. The reservation will remain as a “tentative reservation” until payment has been confirmed. All payments must be made within 7 days of making a reservation.
When a reservation request has been received, we will send an email instructing you on payment methods.* Payments are accepted in Japanese YEN via: 1) Credit Card transaction via Paypal, or 2) Bank Wire Transfer to our nominated bank account.
*We seek your understanding that all transaction fees involved are under guest responsibility.
Once the payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking “Confirmation Email” from Machiya Residence Inn. The email will include important information regarding check-in, access maps, instructions on how to enter the house, and more.
We kindly ask that you inform our staff in advance of your approximate arrival time as your date of arrival (check-in date) approaches.
Cancellation of an accommodation booking may incur cancellation charges.
A cancellation that is made more than 29 days prior to the arrival date is subject to a full refund minus any PayPal or Wire Transfer fees involved in receiving and returning the original payment.
Cancellation Charges :
|1 TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE||50%|
|8 TO 28 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE||30%|
1.The percentages signifies the rate of cancellation charge to the Basic Accommodation Charges.
2.When the number of days contracted is shortened, the cancellation charge for its first day shall be paid by the Guest regardless of the number of days shortened.