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Otabisho-an

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2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
33,000 yen
  • GUESTS~ 6 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds2 Bed(s)
  • Futons4 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet2 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • Apple TVApple TV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children who do not require Bedsding will not be included within the total number of guests. *Certain restrictions will apply. Please ask our staff members for more details.

“Otabisho-an” machiya house can be found a short 7-minute walk from Kyoto Station (Hachijo Exit). The perfect location to begin your travels, you can visit the numerous sightseeing attraction surrounding Kyoto Station, or take a short train ride away to easily visit all that Kyoto has to offer.

To the North of Kyoto Station is Higashi Honganji Temple & Shosei-en Garden – this temple offers visitors a chance to walk around a large, sprawling complex & view Kyoto’s largest wooden structure. Take the JR Nara line South and find yourself at Fushimi Inari Taisha -- a popular shrine home to the thousands of red-vermillion coloured “torii” gates.

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Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
33,000 yen (Avg. rate)

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children under the age of 5 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.

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Facilities & Amenities
  • GUESTS~6 GUESTS
  • Bedrooms2 Bedrooms
  • Beds2 Beds
  • Futons4 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet2 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
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Floor Map
Room Features

Room Features

  • Otabisho-an Exterior: As you weave your way through the neighborhood, you’ll come across a large, vermillion coloured Torii gate (鳥居). “Otabisho-an” machiya house is situated to the right of this vibrantly colored gate — with its windows covered in wooden latticework contrasting the white stucco walls.
  • Otabisho-an Entrance: A spacious entrance with an impressive wooden beam stretching across its high ceilings will welcome you into Otabisho-an. Push aside the traditional-style, wooden sliding doors to reveal the dining & kitchen area.
  • Otabisho-an Kitchen/Dining Room: This open space area combines both the kitchen & dining area – a large dining table that can seat up to 6 guests. Buy local groceries from Nishiki Market, and cook & dine together around the table. Wine-red coloured tiles, rich mahogany wood, jet-black & stainless steel kitchen fixtures complete the kitchen area.
  • Otabisho-an Living Room: Contrasting the darker hues of the kitchen & dining room, you will find a light and airy space with plenty of natural light. Traditional paper-lantern light fixtures, tatami-flooring, and a kimono fabric decorate this living space.
    ・Up to 2 x Japanese futon bedding can be set
  • Otabisho-an Bathroom: Unwind after a day of exploring this historical city. A spacious bathtub with a window looking out into the backyard provides a beautiful view of the traditional “tsuboniwa” garden.
    ・Bathtub/Shower
    ・2 x Toilets (1F & 2F)
  • Otabisho-an Garden: Appreciate the traditional garden from the Japanese room, or view the garden as you soak in the bathtub. Catch glimpses of the Otabisho Shrine, and enjoy a different view of the garden throughout the year.
  • Otabisho-an 2F Western-style Room: High ceilings reveal this machiya houses’s impressive structure, rich brown wood flooring, paper lanterns, and a large windows create a relaxing space.
    ・2 x Twin-sized Beds
  • Otabisho-an 2F Japanese-Style Room: Tatami flooring, a “tokonoma” alcove displaying a hanging scroll, and shoji windows. This room will allow you and your guests to fully experience the traditional Japanese lifestyle without sacrificing modern comforts.
    ・2 x Japanese-style futon bedding can be set
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Local Information

Local Information

Borrowing its name from the shrine located in its backyard, this traditional machiya house will envelope you in history & transport you a world away.
Taking inspiration from the famous Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, this machiya house incorporates the golden-yellow hues of the “inari,” vibrant colours of the vermillion torii gates, and the symbol of the fox throughout the house.

A mere 5 minute walk from Kyoto Station, you will be able to visit all of Kyoto's most well-known attractions, and hidden gems -- perfect for first time visitors & for those who have had the opportunity to visit Kyoto numerous times!

Head west towards Arashiyama, an area known for its picturesque Bamboo Forest, and Tenryuji Temple. Uji City (a 20 minute train ride), is famous for its matcha green tea production. You can visit Byodoin Temple, a World Heritage Site that has been memorialized on the back of the 10 yen coin.
Access Information

Access Information

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  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
Approximately 5 minutes (about 1 kilometers)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TRAIN
-Approximately 7 minutes by Foot:
1) Take the train to Kyoto Station
2) Exit from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit (South Exit)
3) Walk to Otabisho-an (Approximately 7 minutes by foot)
ADDRESS
99-9 Nishikujyo Ikenouchi-cho Minami-ku Kyoto 601-8416 Japan