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A short walk to Kiyomizu Temple and Gion. An elegant machiya townhouse inspired by Kyoto's tea ceremony tradition MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN Kyoto ‘Rikyu-an’ Machiya Holiday House Gion Area Kiyomizudera Temple Yasaka Temple

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
31,000 yen
We accept reservations up to 6 months in advance (this will include the current month). Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
Click the reservation button above to be redirected to our ‘Official Reservation Page’. (A separate tab will appear.)
Hotel Payment PolicyWe ask all guests to make a full accommodation payment to confirm a machiya house reservation. Children's PolicyChildren 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).
  • floor 62.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 5 Guests
  • Bedrooms 1 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds 2 Bed(s) ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 3 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 2 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)
GION WALKING TOUR
SPECIAL OFFERS

‘Rikyu-an’ machiya house: a traditional holiday house (vacation rental) nestled within the historical Higashiyama neighborhood. This machiya townhouse is just a short walk from Kiyomizu Temple, the stone-paved streets of Ninenzaka & Sannenzaka, and the oldest standing pagoda in Kyoto, Yasaka-no-to Pagoda.

Renovated using plenty of Japanese cedar (杉板; sugiita), this traditional kyomachiya house features elegant "ichimonji-kawara" roof style, and circular windows inspired by tea ceremony rooms. Enter into this machiya townhouse to be greeted by soft light, rich woodwork details, and a warm and inviting atmosphere.

The entrance features a tranquil study, which is the perfect place to enjoy a book, or ready for the day. Move further into this machiya to find a spacious tatami-lined Japanese room, modern kitchen, and 'tsuboniwa' garden. On the 2F is Japanese-style and relaxing Western-style bedroom, with tea room-inspired doorways and delicate 'washi' paper windows. Retreat to a private and intimate space during your time in Kyoto.

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Rent this entire traditional machiya townhouse (vacation rental) during your next visit to Japan.  Perfect for couples, and groups of families & friends who wish to experience the charm of an authentic Japanese machiya together.

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
31,000 yen (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
Reserve Now We accept reservations up to 6 months in advance (this will include the current month). Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
Click the reservation button above to be redirected to our ‘Official Reservation Page’. (A separate tab will appear.)
Hotel Payment PolicyWe ask all guests to make a full accommodation payment to confirm a machiya house reservation. Children's PolicyChildren 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).
GION WALKING TOUR
SPECIAL OFFERS
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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor 62.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 5 Guests
  • Bedrooms 1 Bedrooms
  • Beds 2 Beds ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 3 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 2 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

  • ‘Rikyu-an’ Machiya Holiday House Traditional Kyomachiya House A beautifully preserved Kyoto machiya townhouse awaits. The exterior showcases wooden window lattice, hanging ‘sudare’ window blinds, 'ichimonji kawara’ roof tiles and protective bamboo strips called ‘inuyarai’.
  • ‘Rikyu-an’ Machiya Holiday House Inspired by the tea ceremony tradition Surround yourself in Japanese tea culture. In the 2F 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’ Machiya Holiday House Spacious living room & kitchen 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
  • ‘Rikyu-an’ Machiya Holiday House 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 Single beds
  • ‘Rikyu-an’ Machiya Holiday House 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’ Machiya Holiday House 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.

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Access Information

Access Information

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  • Address
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