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A traditional machiya just 4 min. from UNESCO World Heritage Site Nijo Castle. Easy access from Kyoto Station. MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN KYOTO ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House Kyoto Imperial Palace Nijo Castle Shijo-Kawaramachi Area Traditional Japanese townhouses

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
27,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
  • floor 43.85㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms 1 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds 2 Bed(s) ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 2 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
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

‘Kumashu-an’ machiya house: a traditional holiday house (vacation rental) located in the central Kyoto area, just steps from the historical Nijo Castle.

Just off the bustling main streets, slip into a quaint side street to find a hidden alley known only to locals. Walk along the stone-paved pathway and discover your very own two-storey traditional machiya house, ‘Kumashu-an’.

The exterior is designed with wooden ‘koshi’ lattice doors and windows to create an inviting atmosphere. This machiya house features its original wooden architecture, delicately arched doorways, traditional Japanese room, and more. The Japanese room can be converted into a sleeping space when there are more than 2 guests.

Perfect for couples or anyone traveling with a smaller group, this machiya features a seating area on the 2F along with a cozy Western-style bedroom with earthen walls. This renovated Kyoto machiya house also includes modern facilities such as WiFi, IH stovetop, washing machine, and more.

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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.

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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor 43.85㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms 1 Bedrooms
  • Beds 2 Beds ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 2 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

  • ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House Koshi Latticework A traditional architectural feature of machiya houses, wooden lattice creates a striking and mysterious exterior that transports you into traditional Japan.
    ・Washing machine in the front room
  • ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House A Traditional, Vibrant Machiya Enter this machiya and find delight. Playful splashes of colour add freshness to each of the rooms and pair perfectly with the black lattice exterior and rich woodwork.
  • ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House The Heart of the Home From the living room, gaze out onto the garden and bask in the natural light pouring through the lattice. Relax here and relive today's adventures as you enjoy a meal and sip on a cup of tea.
    ・Up to 2 x Japanese futon bedding
  • ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House Kitchen Prepare your favourite light meal in the alcove kitchen, which is covered in traditional blue washi paper. From the stovetop, tableware and more, you have everything you need here.
  • ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House Western-Style Bedroom Push aside the pale blue fusuma doors to reveal the bedroom. The brick red ceiling and wooden flooring are illuminated by traditional paper lanterns, creating a warm and inviting space.
    ・2 x Twin beds
  • ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House Bathroom Tiled from floor to ceiling, pamper yourself with custom bath amenities in a room that features a cyprus wooden ceiling. Soak in the large tub and rejuvenate under the shower.
Floor Map
Floor Map
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Local Information

Local Information

A traditional machiya tucked away within a quiet neighborhood 4 minutes from Nijo Castle.
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 Information

Access Information

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

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