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A classic Japanese machiya house surrounded by a local shopping arcade, Tofukuji Temple, and the vermillion gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN KYOTO ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Gion Area Kyoto Station Sanjusangendo Temple Tofukuji Temple Traditional Japanese townhouses

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2 Guests / Per Night
24,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
  • floor 62.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 6 Guests
  • Bedrooms 2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds 2 Bed(s) ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 4 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 2 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
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

*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.

‘Kohaku-an’ machiya house: a traditional Japanese holiday house (vacation rental) located in Kyoto's Higashiyama area. A few steps from this machiya house is the retro ‘Imakumano’ outdoor shopping arcade, where locals still shop and enjoy meals at long-established restaurants and cafes. Walk to Tofukuji Temple, a zen temple admired for its fall foliage, or take a morning walk along the red ‘torii’ gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine. Enjoy an authentic and relaxing stay in a Japanese machiya townhouse.

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Starting From 2 Guests / Per Night 24,000 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.

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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor 62.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 6 Guests
  • Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms
  • Beds 2 Beds ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 4 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 2 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

  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House ‘Misenoma’ Entrance Room An area that was formerly the “shop” of this townhouse. The front area of the house was used by merchants to welcome customers into their shop, while the back was reserved as a residence. Now, you can find a spacious area with a desk, which is the perfect to relax with a book or use your computer.
    ・1 x Washing Machine
    ・1 x Desk
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Classic Japanese-style Room This room is known as the ‘okunoma’ - the heart of the home. The furthest room away from the entrance and a space where you can gather with family & friends. You’ll notice that this room features a spacious open-plan with minimalistic design, allowing your eyes to be drawn to the wood and sky-high ceilings.
    ・Sleeps up to 2 guests (futon bedding)
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House A Charming Traditional Garden Walk around Kyoto city, and you’ll notice that traditional Japanese homes are built close together. Machiya homes stand wall to wall, with roofs sometimes even overlapping.This was why having a ‘tsuboniwa’ inner garden was essential for every machiya home, which provided natural light, and fresh breeze throughout the house.
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House ‘Hibukuro’ Ceiling above Kitchen An open kitchen perfect for making light meals. Stop by the local shopping arcade to pick up produce and local dishes to during your stay. The high ceiling stretching up to the 2F is known as a ‘hibukuro’ (used to release smoke & heat from cooking). This renovated kitchen includes an IH stovetop, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, kettle, pots/pans, cooking utensils, cutlery, and more.
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Bathroom with Garden View A bright and airy, renovated bathroom. The bathroom sink showcases a ceramic sink inspired by Kyoto’s ‘kiyomizu-yaki’ ceramic traditions. From the bathtub, enjoy a view of the garden as you relax after a day of exploring the city. Rejuvenate with our custom amenities: shampoo, conditioner and body soap.
    ・1 x bathtub & shower
    ・2 x toilets (1F)
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Western-style Bedroom (2F) Traditional wooden beams stretch across the high ceilings, showcasing its original architecture. Fitted with 2 single beds, natural light fills this room from the ‘shoji’ windows. A vanity table is also available, the perfect place to get ready for the day.
    ・Sleeps up to 2 guests
    ・Air Conditioning Unit
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Relaxing Japanese Room A bright and airy, renovated bathroom. The bathroom sink showcases a ceramic sink inspired by Kyoto’s ‘kiyomizu-yaki’ ceramic traditions. From the bathtub, enjoy a view of the garden as you relax after a day of exploring the city. Rejuvenate with our custom amenities: shampoo, conditioner and body soap.
    ・Sleeps up to 2 guests (futon bedding)
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Inspired by Kyoto’s Bamboo Groves Kyoto city is dotted with many beautiful bamboo groves. While Arashiyama may be the most well-known by name, temples and shrines throughout the city also feature many lush & vibrant bamboo forests. Discover these delicate bamboo designs throughout Kohaku-an in its artwork, lighting fixtures, antique cupboards, and more.
  • ‘Kohaku-an’ Machiya House Traditional Machiya Exterior Kohaku-an showcases all of the quintessential kyo-machiya house architectural designs. From the wooden ‘koshi’ lattice that cover the windows and doors, ‘ichimonji’ roof tiles, to the ‘inuyarai’ bamboo fence that sits in front of the house. As you step through the ‘noren’ entrance curtain, you’ll feel as though you’ve entered a world away.
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Local Information

Local Information

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Located in Higashiyama-- an area of Kyoto where many cultural heritage sites remain
The excellent location of the 'Kohaku-an' machiya gives you easy access to popular sightseeing spots such as Gion, Kiyomizu Temple, Sanjusangen-do, and Fushimi Inari Taisha, and is just one station away from Kyoto station. A 15-minute walk from your home is Tofuku-ji Temple, the perfect place for an early morning stroll, allowing you to appreciate this temple's beauty throughout the seasons, from plush green landscapes in the summertime, to brightly colored maple leaves in the autumn months.

There are numerous bus stops surrounding the property-- take these buses north to visit the famous Silver Pavilion and wander along the "Philosopher's Path". Take the JR Nara Line and visit Uji to experience Byodo-in Temple & its famous matcha green tea.

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Access Information

Access Information

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  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
– Approximately 8 minutes (taxi fare ~1000 yen)

*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY CAR
-Approximately 10 min.:
1) Take the JR Nara Line to “Tofukuji” Station (1 station)
2) Walk to 'Kohaku-an' (Approx. 8 min. on foot)
3-8 Sennyuji Suzumegamoricho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0975, Japan

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