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Kumashu-an

This charming machiya house can accommodate up to 4 guests. From the tsuboniwa garden, to the hibukuro chimney -- each detail of this house has been carefully preserved to illustrate the beauty of the kyo-machiya house.

The exterior boasts lattice windows, while the interior features tatami mat flooring and earthen walls to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere. This house is ideal for smaller groups of family and friends looking for an intimate and relaxing space during your time in Kyoto.

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  • ~4 GUESTS
  • 43.85㎡
  • From 27,000 yen~/per night

A traditional Japanese townhouse tucked away within a quiet neighborhood.

Kyoto -- the former capital of Japan -- is not only known for its unique history, but the cityscape and layout of the city itself. The streets have of Kyoto have been designed in a grid pattern-- each road running North & South, or East to West-- with the Imperial Palace located within the heart of the city.

Take the Kyoto City Subway to the west, and find yourself in Arashiyama. You'll be able to explore the lush green bamboo forests, marvel at the mountains, and appreciate the Tenryuji Temple and gardens.

Head east to find yourself in Gion, and the Higashiyama Area -- where streets are filled with shrines, stone cobbled streets, and rows of traditional houses.

Venture north towards the Imperial Palace -- the heart of the city, and with impressive ground filled with cherry blossom & plum blossom trees.

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ACCESS MAP

FROM KYOTO STATION BY SUBWAY

-Approximately 15 minutes by Subway:
1) Take the Karasuma Line and get off at "Karasuma Oike" Station
2) Exit from Exit 2 (出口2)
3) Walk to Kumashu-an (Approximately 10 minutes on foot)

FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI

-Approximately 15 minutes (Taxi fare is between 1200 yen to 1,500 yen)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)

ADDRESS

347-3 Furushirocho Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0045

ADDRESS (IN JAPANESE)

〒604-0045 京都府京都市中京区古城町347-3

PHONE (DOMESTIC)

050 3786 2009 (10:00am-19:00pm)

PHONE (INTERNATIONAL)

+81 50 3786 2009 (10:00am-19:00pm)

EMAIL

info@kyoto-machiya-inn.com

OPERATING HOURS

Check in: 15:00-20:00
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

  • Exterior

    Walk down a narrow alleyway and find yourself greeted by a row of traditional machiya houses. The lattice wooden frames, which surround the windows of Kumashu-an allow for natural light to brighten the interior.

  • Japanese Living Room (1F)

    A large, and comfortable table with a traditional paper lantern fixture that hangs above. Reminisce about your day as you relax and enjoy a cup of tea, or look out towards the tsuboniwa garden.
    ・Up to 2 x Japanese futon can be set

  • Bathroom

    A tiled bathroom, that features a ceiling of cyprus wood is available for your to rejuvenate in after a day of traveling, or pamper yourself as your ready for the day. A separate toilet area is located on the 1st floor.

  • Garden

    The “tsuboniwa garden” is a common feature found in traditional Japanese machiya houses.

  • Sitting Room – 2nd Floor

    The floors are covered by Japanese sugi wood, which reveal the natural characteristics. There are 2 chairs, and a coffee table in this room — the ideal space for you to relax in comfortable during your stay.

  • Western-Style Bedroom

    Push aside the shoji doors — a calming blue color — to reveal the bedroom. Illuminated by traditional paper lanterns, a soft glow that radiates throughout this space creates a calming space for you to retreat to after a day of exploring the city.
    ・2 x Twin-sized Beds

Complimentary WIFI Internet
Plasma TV
Washing machine
Washing detergent
Refrigerator
Air conditioner
Induction Heating Cooker
Microwave
Toaster
Kettle
Rice cooker
Hair dryer
Iron & ironing board

Toilet x 1
Bathroom (Separate shower & bathtub)
2 Twin beds & 2 Futon mattress
Cookware
Plates, cups & cutlery
Kitchen cloth & sponge
Kitchen detergent

Green Tea Leaves, Black Tea bags & Coffee
Bath Towel & Face Towel
Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Soap
Toothbrush
Razor
Cotton set
Hand soap
*No pajamas/yukata will be provided. Please bring your own sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep

RATES

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.

PER NIGHT
2 GUESTSFrom 27,000 yen per night
3 GUESTSFrom 30,000 yen per night
4 GUESTSFrom 33,000 yen per night
PER GUEST
2 GUESTSFrom 13,500 yen per guest
3 GUESTSFrom 10,000 yen per guest
4 GUESTSFrom 8,250 yen per guest
Following a revision of accommodation tax regulations, the City of Kyoto
will charge each guest an accommodation tax effective 1 October, 2018. 
For more information, please click on the following link. Click

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LOCAL INFO

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 :

NO SHOW100%
CHECK-IN DATE100%
1 TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE50%
8 TO 28 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE30%


Remarks :

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.

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