Surrounded by history, and 20-minute walk from the main city centre, you’ll be able to explore the Gion area, Nishiki Market, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu Temple, and more. You can even take the JR train to visit Arashiyama bamboo forest in less than 15 minutes!
In addition to the historical buildings within the Shimabara neighborhood, we recommend you visit Umekoji Koen-- a large park ground filled with various greenery, plum blossom trees, and more. For families with younger children, it’s the perfect place to spend the afternoon running around, visiting the aquarium, or stopping by the locomotive museum!
- Up to 4 Guests
- From 26,000 yen~/per night
Explore the historical neighborhood of Shimabara, a former Hanamachi District, during your stay within this charming machiya house.
An area that was once a flourishing Hanamachi District (districts where maiko & geiko entertained patrons) during the Edo Period, Shimabara is now reminiscent of a historical neighborhood steeped in romance, culture, and tradition.
Enter through the grand gates known as Shimabara Omon (島原大門). Although no longer an active hanamachi district, this neighborhood will introduce you to another intriguing & well-preserved side of Kyoto.
From long-established sushi restaurants, unique machiya coffee shops, local bakeries, and traditional buildings, relax in this quaint & historic neighborhood.
Kyoto Chuo Oroshiuri Ichiba (京都中央卸売市場)
Wake up early & experience the Maguro Tuna auction that begins at 5am! This is Kyoto’s version of the famous Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo -- a bustling and exciting auction & fish market. Stop by the restaurants surrounding the area and savor the delicious seafood dishes, sushi, & sashimi offered!
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)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TRAIN
1) Take the JR San-in Line (3 minutes)
2) Get off at “Tambaguchi” Station.
3) Walk to Hisui-an (Approximately 7 minutes on foot)
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
Enter the machiya to find a inviting and open space. Exposed wooden beams allow you to appreciate the traditional architecture, while modern fixtures & furniture allow you enjoy a relaxing space.
From the bath, enjoy the view of your own private garden. The bright greenery of the garden is striking against the darker backdrop.
Dining Room & Kitchen
An open kitchen combines with the dining area to allow friends and family to utilize the space together.
A wooden counter, and seating for up to 4 guests is the perfect area to enjoy a meal purchased from the nearby markets, or Kyoto Chuo Oroshiuri Ichiba (Fish Market, Auction, & Restaurants).
Beyond the stairs is the spacious bathroom area. The sleek, black walls offer a simple design with earthen plaster, and slate tiling.
A freestanding bathtub offers a luxurious space for you to rejuvenate after a day of sightseeing, and waterfall shower finishes this stylish interior.
Stretching across the ceiling is a large wooden beam, which reveals the impressive architecture. Peer out the windows to a view of the grand Shimabara Omon gates.
・2 x Twin-sized Beds
A modern take on the traditional room -- lined with dark tatami mats, and high ceiling provides a spacious room to be used as a bedroom or sitting room. The large window allows a flood of natural light, and the desk in the corner is perfect place to ready for the day or relax during your stay.
・2 x Futon Bedding can be set
Complimentary WIFI Internet
Air conditioner (each room)
Induction Heating Cooker
Iron & ironing board
Toilet x 1 (1st Floor x 1)
Bathroom (Separate shower & bathtub)
2 Twin beds & 2 Futon mattress
Cookware / Diningware
Plates, cups & cutlery (enough for 4 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 4 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 26,000 yen per night|
|3 GUESTS||From 29,000 yen per night|
|4 GUESTS||From 32,000 yen per night|
|2 GUESTS||From 13,000 yen per guest|
|3 GUESTS||From 9,667 yen per guest|
|4 GUESTS||From 8,000 yen per guest|
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.