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Downtown Shijo-Kawaramachi district, near Nishiki Market & Gion. A gorgeous traditional machiya holiday house. MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN KYOTO ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House Gion Area Ponto-cho Shijo Station Yasaka Temple Traditional Japanese townhouses

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
27,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
  • floor 45㎡
  • GUESTS~ 5 Guests ?

    Recommended Stays:

    ~ 4 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 5 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

    *This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

  • Bedrooms 1.5 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds 2 Bed(s) ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 3 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 1 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)
KITCHEN
Refrigerator
Induction Stovetop
Microwave
Toaster
Electric Kettle
Rice Cooker
Cookware
Plates, Cups & Cutlery
Kitchen Cloth, Sponge & Dish Soap
Original MACHIYA Coffee
Green Tea & Black Tea
BATHROOM
Face & Bath Towels
Hair Dryer
Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Soap
Hand Soap
AMENITIES / OTHER
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Razor & Shaving Cream
Cotton Set
Wash Towel
Mini Hairbrush
Free WiFi
TV with Apple TV with Japanese, Chinese & English Channels
Air Conditioner with Heater Function
Washing Machine & Laundry Detergent
Iron & Ironing Board
*Please bring your own pajamas or sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep
Click to view this machiya house’s recommended stays and maximum occupancy.

Recommended Stays:

~ 4 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 5 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

*This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

‘Kakishibu-an’ machiya house: a traditional holiday house (vacation rental) located in the central Kyoto district of Shijo-Kawaramachi.

Just off the bustling downtown streets, step into a narrow alleyway known only to locals. Walk down this nostalgic alleyway - a reminder of Kyoto’s historical townscape. Among the traditional machiya houses that line the alleyway, discover ‘Kakishibu-an’ here.

‘Kakishibu-an’ is an elegant, expansive machiya with a wall-to-wall garden view, which is a unique feature of the house. Take in the moss, maple tree and stone arrangement of the garden as you relax in the Japanese-style ‘tatami’ living room. Delicate woodwork, art and other refined design details decorate this tranquil space.

With a beautiful bathroom with Japanese ‘hinoki’ wood, kitchen and other modern comforts, make ‘Kakishibu-an’ your home during your stay in Kyoto.

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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 27,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
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*The initial rates shown in the calendar are for single occupancy (1 guest). Update the “Number of Guests” at the top of the calendar, and the rate per person will be displayed according to the number of guests.

Click to view this machiya house’s recommended stays and maximum occupancy.

Recommended Stays:

~ 4 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 5 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

*This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor 45㎡
  • GUESTS~ 5 Guests ?

    Recommended Stays:

    ~ 4 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 5 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

    *This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

  • Bedrooms 1.5 Bedrooms
  • Beds 2 Beds ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 3 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 1 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
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Machiya House Features

Machiya House Features

  • ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House Elegant machiya Walk down a narrow alleyway tucked away in a bustling neighborhood to find a machiya house with dark wooden lattice windows and doors and contrasting white earthen walls.
  • ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House 'Tsuboniwa' garden The Japanese living room has traditional tatami flooring and a view of the stunning inner garden featuring moss, stones and a Japanese maple tree. Enjoy a sense of serenity here.
    ・Washing machine in the living room
    ・TV with Apple TV with Japanese, Chinese & English Channels
  • ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House Kitchen Behind the wooden sliding doors adjacent to the living room, find a furnished kitchen with daily-use appliances, cookware, and dishes and cutlery.
  • ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House Gorgeous bathroom Surround yourself with aromatic 'hinoki' wood, a Japanese cedar that promotes relaxation and healing. As it grows only where the water and air are pure, it holds a sacred place in history.
  • ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House Open-concept bedroom Walk up the stairs to find an open, airy space with high ceilings, two Western beds and a Japanese tatami loft area. A restroom is also found here.
    ・2 x Twin beds
  • ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House Japanese loft space Appreciate the exposed traditional 'kokerabuki' shingle roof and original wooden beams as you relax in the tatami area just adjacent to the Western bedroom.
    ・Up to 1 x Japanese futon bedding
Floor Map
Floor Map
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Local Information

Local Information

Located right along the Takasegawa River, and within easy walking distance to the central Shijo-Kawaramachi district
"Kakishibu-an" is a 3 minute walk from the city's best shopping and dining experience, and a short walk from the popular Gion geiko teahouse area. Shijo-Kawaramachi, Kyoto's exciting shopping and dining district, you'll have easy access to everything you need during your stay.

Find Gion and Nishiki Market within easy walking distance from home. Take the train north towards the many modern museums, which showcase numerous art exhibits, fascinating Manga Museum, and more.

Cuisine in Kyoto is not just traditional -- in addition to the well-known kaiseki course meals, you'll find modern takes on Japanese cuisine using only locally-grown vegetables, fusion of Japanese & Western dishes, casual dining food with a Kyoto-twist, and more. For cafe & coffee lovers, Kyoto is the best place to discover hand-drip coffee, delicious sweets & desserts.

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Access Information

Access Information

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  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY SUBWAY
-Approximately 10 minutes by Subway:
1) Take the subway to Shijo Station
2) Get off at Shijo Station and leave the station from Exit No. 5
3) Walk to 'Kakishibu-an' (Approximately 8 minutes by foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
– Approximately 10 minutes by Taxi (about 2.4 kilometers)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
418-3 Maruya-cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8037, Japan

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