‘Marikoji’ machiya house: a renovated, completely private traditional Japanese holiday house (vacation rental) located in the bustling downtown Shijo area. You'll be within walking distance to Nishiki Market (a 400-year old shopping street lined by more than one hundred shops and restaurants), and the historical streets of Gion and its elegant atmosphere.
On the first floor, you'll not only find a relaxing sofa, but a 'horigotatsu' in the Japanese-style room. A 'horigotatsu' is a traditional Japanese table that's low to the ground and has a sunken floor beneath so that you can comfortably stretch out your legs. Enjoy the view of the Japanese garden from here as you wind down after a day of exploring the city. Upstairs, you'll have 2 separate bedrooms: a bright & airy Western-style bedroom complete with 2 double-size beds and a 'tokonoma' alcove, and a spacious Japanese-style room with high ceilings and tatami-lined floors. This Japanese house also includes: Kitchen, Bathroom with a garden view, 2 Toilets, Washing Machine, Floor Heating, and more.
The perfect blend of tradition and modernity, this machiya is ideal for couples and groups of families & friends who wish to experience the charm of a Kyoto-style machiya house.