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Tsukikusa-an

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
27,000 yen~
  • GUESTS~ 6 Guests
  • Bedrooms2 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds2 Bed(s)
  • 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)

"Tsukikusa-an" is located in Miyagawa-cho, right next to the famous and historical Gion. Both Miyagawa-cho and Gion are two of five famous Hanamachi districts (flower districts) of Kyoto.

Many geisha, or geiko, have spent their youths in these hanamachi districts practicing and perfecting their skills in Japan’s traditional and high-class form of entertainment – singing, dancing, musical instruments, and more. You can find subtle reminders of this colourful past throughout the house.

Despite this property being located in the middle of one of Kyoto’s most popular and exciting areas, take one step inside this Machiya and find yourself a world away from the busy city life.

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Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
27,000 yen~ Reserve Now

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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Room Features

Room Features

  • Tsukikusa-an Exterior Walk towards the end of a narrow alley to find Tsukikusa-an, where you will be greeted by a bright red paper lantern, and traditional lattice doorways.
  • Tsukikusa-an Dining Room Slide open the door to reveal an inviting and spacious dining room. The natural light filtering in from the glass-paned entrance doors, and soft light from the shoji screens (paper sliding screens) of the living room creates the perfect atmosphere for you to feel at home in.
    ・Floor Heating
  • Tsukikusa-an Living Room For a more traditional experience, the adjacent 和室 (wa-shi-tsu; Japanese-style) living room is available for you to utilize. Look out into the garden, which is filled with greenery quintessential of Japanese gardens that can be appreciated during all seasons.
    ・2 x futon bedding can be set
  • Tsukikusa-an Kitchen Designed with sleek a sleek and modern counter top, use the updated kitchen facilities during your stay. You'll have all of the necessities to cook light meals, and pour yourself a warm cup of coffee or tea.
    ・Floor Heating
  • Tsukikusa-an Bathroom A small and intimate bathroom area, with a bathtub reminiscent of a traditional Japanese “goemon-buro” awaits for you to unwind in. This is a traditional-style bathtub with a modern twist. Look out into the Japanese garden as you relax after a day of exploring the city, and allow the serene atmosphere to wash over you.
    ・Bathtub/Shower
    ・2 x Toilets (1F & 2F)
  • Tsukikusa-an 2F Western-style Room High ceilings, and a large window covered by a shoji screen transform the bedroom into an airy and calm space. An old-fashioned beam that has supported the house from when it was first built serves as a reminder of Tsukikusa’s history.
    ・2 x Twin-sized Beds
  • Tsukikusa-an 2F Japanese-style Room A tatami-lined room that welcomes a flood of natural light. The large window opens up to a balcony from where you can look out towards your surroundings.
    ・Up to 2 Japanese futon beddings can be set
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Local Information

Local Information

A kyo-machiya, traditional Japanese townhouse, that is nothing short of intrigue.
This particular kyo-machiya is owned by a former geiko who worked at one of the many お茶や(O-cha-ya) found in Kyoto’s hanamachi districts. Although ochaya can quite literally be translated as “tea house,” it holds a history much more rich and complex than what the name suggests. Even today, ochaya are establishments where these geiko and maiko go to perform high-class entertainment for its patrons.

There are numerous restaurants that serve traditional and modern Kyoto cuisine, some of Kyoto’s most well established shops, and the city’s best sightseeing spots surrounding this Machiya. Fnd yourself a world away whilst walking amongst the stone-cobbled streets and traditional Japanese architecture.

A 5-minute walk will lead you towards two other famous Kyoto “hanamachi” districts: Gion, and Ponto-cho. Walk a little further towards the Kamo River and find yourself at Shijo-Kawaramachi – Kyoto City’s exciting shopping, dining, and nightlife area.
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Access Information

Access Information

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FROM KYOTO STATION BY SUBWAY
-Approximately 15 minutes by Train:
1) Take the Keihan Line
2) Get off at “Gion Shijo” Station
3) Walk to Tsukikusa-an (Approximately 5 minutes by foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
– Approximately 12 minutes by Taxi (about 2.8 kilometers)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
ADDRESS
440-8 Nishigomoncho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0816, Japan
PHONE (DOMESTIC)
050 3786 2009 (10:00am-19:00pm)
PHONE (INTERNATIONAL)
+81 50 3786 2009 (10:00am-19:00pm)
EMAIL
info@kyoto-machiya-inn.com
OPERATING HOURS
Check in: 15:00-20:00
Check out: -10:00
Guest service time: 10:00-20:00
Please inform us in advance if you are due to arrive after 8pm.
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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.