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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 Traditional Japanese townhouses

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
28,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
  • floor 55.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms 2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds 2 Bed(s) ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 2 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)
KITCHEN
Refrigerator
Induction Stovetop
Microwave
Toaster
Electric Kettle
Rice Cooker
Cookware
Plates, Cups & Cutlery
Kitchen Cloth, Sponge & Dish Soap
Original MACHIYA Coffee
Green Tea & Black Tea
BATHROOM
Face & Bath Towels
Hair Dryer
Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Soap
Hand Soap
AMENITIES / OTHER
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Razor & Shaving Cream
Cotton Set
Wash Towel
Mini Hairbrush
Free WiFi
TV
Air Conditioner with Heater Function
Washing Machine & Laundry Detergent
Iron & Ironing Board
*Please bring your own pajamas or sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep

*The initial rates shown in the calendar are for single occupancy (1 guest). Update the “Number of Guests” at the top of the calendar, and the rate per person will be displayed according to the number of guests.

‘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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Starting From 2 Guests / Per Night 28,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
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Reservations are available up to 6 months in advance
(this includes the current month)

*The initial rates shown in the calendar are for single occupancy (1 guest). Update the “Number of Guests” at the top of the calendar, and the rate per person will be displayed according to the number of guests.

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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor 55.0㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms
  • Beds 2 Beds ?Single × 2Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 2 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

  • ‘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

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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)
293-7 Shimizucho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8025, Japan

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