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A 7-minute walk from Kiyomizudera Temple, and 10 minutes to Gion. An elegant machiya inspired by Kyoto's tea ceremony tradition Rikyu-an Gion Area Gion-Shijo Station Hanamikoji Street Kiyomizu-Gojo Station Kiyomizudera Temple Maruyama Park Ponto-cho Yasaka Temple

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
31,000 yen
  • floor62.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 5 Guests
  • Bedrooms1 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds2 Bed(s)?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons3 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet2 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • Apple TVApple TV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
NEW YEAR 2020

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children 5 years of age and under, who do not require bedding, do not need to be included within the total number of adults (may stay free of charge).
If a child will require a separate bedding, they will be considered as one (1) additional adult guest. In this case, please include the child in the total number of ‘adults per room’ when making your reservation (they will be charged as an adult).

Found within Higashiyama ward, this property is nestled within a local neighborhood. It has been renovated using Japanese cedar, and is surrounded by Kyoto's quintessential stone-pavement that will lead you towards the famous Yasaka Pagoda. This property will offer you a warm welcome, as you prepare to immerse yourself in a whole new travel experience.
This traditional Kyo-machiya is enveloped by Japanese cedar (杉板; sugiita), and features the traditional "ichimonji-kawara" roof style. Simplistic at first glance, an inviting warmth awaits you as you take your first steps within the property. "Rikyu-an" will welcome you into a cozy and intimate space during your time in Kyoto.

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Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
31,000 yen (Avg. rate)
NEW YEAR 2020

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children 5 years of age and under, who do not require bedding, do not need to be included within the total number of adults (may stay free of charge).
If a child will require a separate bedding, they will be considered as one (1) additional adult guest. In this case, please include the child in the total number of ‘adults per room’ when making your reservation (they will be charged as an adult).

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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor62.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 5 Guests
  • Bedrooms1 Bedrooms
  • Beds2 Beds?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons3 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)
Floor Map
Floor Map
Room Features

Room Features

  • Rikyu-an Classic Kyoto machiya A beautifully preserved Kyoto machiya awaits. Notice the exterior with wooden window lattice, hanging ‘sudare’ window blinds, wave-like ‘kawara’ roof tiles and protective bamboo strips called ‘inuyarai’.
  • Rikyu-an Inspired by the tea ceremony tradition Surround yourself in Japanese tea culture. In the Japanese-style bedroom, find circular windows, tatami flooring and delicate tea utensils and other features of a traditional tearoom.
    ・Up to 1 x Japanese futon bedding
  • Rikyu-an Large living and kitchen area From the scroll artwork to the wooden ceiling, discover elements of traditional tearooms in this spacious living room. With a kitchen and a stunning view of the garden, this is the perfect room to gather.
    ・Up to 2 x Japanese futon bedding
    ・TV with Apple TV with Japanese, Chinese & English Channels
  • Rikyu-an Beautiful woodwork Appreciate the machiya’s architecture accented by delicate woodwork. The light-coloured wood creates a soft, airy atmosphere - an ideal place for relaxation.
    ・2 x Twin beds
  • Rikyu-an Refreshing bathroom Unwind in the bathtub or under the shower with a view of your private garden. Take in the soothing scent of Hinoki cypress wood for a spa-like experience.
    ・2 x Toilets (1F)
  • Rikyu-an Study space Plan for the day ahead or read a book before going to bed in this front room with a desk. Enjoy the natural light filtering through the latticework.
    ・Washing machine
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Local Information

Local Information

Located to the north of Kiyomizudera Temple, east of Kennin-ji and south of Gion.
The beautifully preserved historical district of Gion is also a short 10 minute walk away. You will have plenty of easy access to Kyoto's popular areas -- choose to use the Kyoto City bus, or take a leisurely stroll towards any sightseeing attractions.

You'll find plenty of restaurants and cafes within the surrounding area. Walk up to the Yasaka Pagoda in the morning, and stop by the local cafe for breakfast and a cup of coffee. Head west towards the Gion area to have a taste of traditional Kyoto cuisine.
Access Information

Access Information

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FROM KYOTO STATION BY BUS
-Approximately 15 minutes by Bus:
1) Take the No.100 or 206
2) Get off at Kiyomizu bus stop
3) Walk to Rikyu-an (Approximately 1 minutes by foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
– Approximately 17 minutes by Taxi (about 3.5 kilometers)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS
96-4 Tsukinowa-cho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0854 Japan
【2019/20 Year-End Operating Hours】New machiya reservations accepted via only email between 2019/12/30 - 2020/01/03×