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A 6-minute walk from the historical Gion area & atmospheric Ponto-cho Alley lanes MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN Kyoto‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Gion Area Hanamikoji Street Nishiki Market Ponto-cho Yasaka Temple

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
28,000 yen
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).
  • floor55.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds2 Bed(s)?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons2 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
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
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‘Shikoku-an’ machiya house, located in the heart of central Kyoto, near the tranquil Takasegawa River. An elegant machiya designed with a dark ‘shikkui’ earthen exterior, a unique feature that is rare even amongst traditional machiya houses.

With a name inspired by the traditional ‘’shikoku’ color (black with subtle purple hue), ”Shikoku-an” machiya house features the skills of Kyoto’s many craftsmen. In addition to its striking exterior, the interior is designed with ‘juraku-nuri’ earthen clay walls (specially covered in rare ‘juraku’ clay found in only specific areas of Kyoto).

Slide open the shoji-paper doors of the 1F living room to reveal a modern kitchenette, perfect for making light meals. Enjoy the tatami-lined Japanese rooms as you look out into the garden, or relax in the 2F bedroom that showcases exposed wooden beams for a luxurious stay. Discover the history that lies behind the walls of this centuries-old machiya.

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Reserve this entire traditional machiya holiday house. 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
28,000 yen (Avg. rate)
RESERVE NOW Check in within 3 months Check in 4~6 months ahead
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).
SPECIAL OFFERS
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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor55.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedrooms
  • Beds2 Beds?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons2 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet2 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
Floor Map
Floor Map
Machiya House Features

Machiya House Features

  • ‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Unique and stylish machiya In the Shijo-Kawaramachi neighbourhood lies a bold machiya with a special dark grey ‘shikkui’ exterior. Walk past the deep purple ‘noren’ curtain to discover an elegant machiya.
  • ‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Traditional living area With cypress woodwork and clay walls, be transported a world away as you appreciate the traditional and natural materials used in this exquisitely preserved machiya. Open the sliding doors to reveal a kitchen.
    ・Washing machine
  • ‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Japanese room and garden view Featuring a view of the ‘tsuboniwa’ garden with a water basin and stone lantern, find a Japanese room with tatami flooring
    ・Up to 1 x Japanese futon bedding
  • ‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Hinoki bathroom Refresh under the shower or relax in the “Hinoki buro,” a bathtub crafted using fragrant cypress wood. Let the rich, golden colour to bathe you in warmth and calm.
    ・2 x toilets
  • ‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Western-style bedroom The deep purple colour continues into the bedroom, creating a stylish and calming space. Notice the wooden floor finished with glossy lacquer using the traditional “fuki-urushi” technique.
    ・2 x Twin beds
  • ‘Shikoku-an’ Machiya House Japanese lounge room Along with, tatami flooring, this room showcases another architectural aspect of Japanese-style rooms with its traditional ‘jyuraku kabe’ mud walls.
    ・Up to 1 x Japanese futon bedding
    ・TV
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Local Information

Local Information

Enjoy a leisurely walk to the traditional Gion and the bustling Shijo-Kawaramachi dining and shopping district. The perfect place to experience the energy of both a modern and traditional Kyoto.
Conveniently located near several main streets, access sightseeing attractions on foot or by public transportation.

Take the subway and head towards Nijo Castle, or jump on a bus and visit the Arashiyama bamboo forest, and picturesque mountians. Stop by Gion -- where kimono-clad "maiko" and "geiko" are frequently spotted on Hanamikoji Street, and the traditional cobbled streets of Ponto-cho. These streets are lined with bustling restaurants and bars, as are the popular shopping centers on the corner of Kawaramachi and Shijo streets and the exciting Nishiki food market.

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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 Subway Karasuma Line to “Shijo Station”
2. Transfer to the Hankyu Line.
3. Get off at “Kawaramachi” Station
4. Walk to Shikoku-an (Approximately 6 minutes on foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
– Approximately 10 minutes by Taxi
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS
293-7 Shimizucho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8025, Japan