HOMEFind a Machiya Vacation House‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House

A leisurely walk along the atmospheric Shirakawa River leads you to Gion, Hanamikoji Street, and other historical sites. MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN KYOTO ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House Gion Area Gion-Shijo Station Gion-Shirakawa River Hanamikoji Street Kiyomizu-Gojo Station Kiyomizudera Temple Nishiki Market Ponto-cho Shijo-Kawaramachi Area Yasaka Temple Traditional Japanese townhouses

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
31,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
  • floor 41㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests ?

    Recommended Stays:

    ~ 3 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 4 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

    *This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

  • Bedrooms 1 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds 0 Bed(s) ?Single × 0Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 4 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 1 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
Floor Heating (1F Washroom)
*Please bring your own pajamas or sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep
Click to view this machiya house’s recommended stays and maximum occupancy.

Recommended Stays:

~ 3 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 4 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

*This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

'Umenoki-an' machiya house: walk along the Shirakawa River in northern Gion to discover the beautiful “Umenoki-an” machiya holiday home.

Step inside to find an entrance room adorned with detailed wooden craftsmanship and a spacious kitchen. Designed in the 'unagi no nedoko' style, where the machiya house stretches far and back, continue further into the classic tatami-lined Japanese room. This Japanese room is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view of the inner courtyard garden.

Furnished with a Japanese-style table made of red cedar wood, delicate ’shoji’ sliding doors, and ‘tatami’ straw mat floor, each material has been selected to highlight the house’s original architecture.This renovated Kyoto machiya house also includes modern facilities such as a fully furnished kitchen with an IH stovetop, renovated bathroom, WiFi, and more.

More
Starting From 2 Guests / Per Night 31,000 yen〜 (Avg. rate / Tax Incl.)
  1. :Available
  2. :Unavailable

*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.

GION WALKING TOUR
Click to view this machiya house’s recommended stays and maximum occupancy.

Recommended Stays:

~ 3 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 4 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

*This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

間取り
Facilities & Amenities
  • floor 41㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests ?

    Recommended Stays:

    ~ 3 Guests (Extra Comfort Stay) ~ 4 Guests (Maximum Occupancy Stay)*

    *This machiya house has obtained a Hotel Business License issued by the Kyoto City Government with permission to accommodate the maximum number of guests as indicated above.

  • Bedrooms 1 Bedrooms
  • Beds 0 Beds ?Single × 0Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons 4 Futons
  • Bathroom 1 Bathroom
  • toilet 1 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)
Click More
Machiya House Features

Machiya House Features

  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House Unique architecture Known as an “eel’s sleeping place”, the layout of this type of machiya house is long and narrow, allowing you to discover more as you move further into the house.
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House 'Kudo' kitchen Traditionally, the front ‘kudo’ area was both an entranceway and kitchen, allowing you to enter with your shoes on. This allows the inside to seamlessly blend into the outside environment.
    ・Washing machine
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House Traditional living room This warm and serene room with a distinctive ceiling highlights intricate Japanese woodwork. Look up to see a variety of materials including a large beam and wooden wickerwork pattern.
    ・2 x Japanese futon bedding
    ・TV
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House Inner garden From the living room, gaze out onto the quaint ‘tsuboniwa’ inner garden. The traditional water fountain, Japanese moss and lush greenery bring nature and calm into the house.
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House Beautiful bathroom Walk through the garden to a modern bathroom with a stone bathtub and shower. Traditional machiyas of this style often have the bathroom situated at the back of the house.
    ・1 x separately located toilet
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House Japanese bedroom This traditional room on the 2nd floor has ‘otafuku’ windows that give you a picturesque view of the gentle Shirakawa River below. 

    ・Up to 2 x Japanese futon bedding
Floor Map
Floor Map
Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
  • ‘Umenoki-an’ Machiya House
Local Information

Local Information

Near the beautifully preserved streets of Gion, follow the Shirakawa River south to find yourself in the midst of historical Gion
This machiya house is perfect for those who would like to explore Kyoto on foot. Close enough to the beautifully preserved streets of Gion, simply follow the Shirakawa River south to find yourself in the midst of Hanamikoji Street.

Head north, and you’ll discover not only countless temples & shrines, but the Kyoto Municipal Museum, and Kyoto City Zoo. Whether you are walking, biking, or taking city transport, you’ll have the best access to many of Kyoto’s most treasured attractions.

If you would like to truly explore the local neighborhood, there is no better way that heading to the neighborhood Furukawa shotengai (a shopping arcade with markets, restaurants, and more). A retro shotengai that is still flourishing, you’ll find supermarkets still managed by friendly shop owners for more than 50 years, fish markets, tiny eateries and more."

View our Local Recommendations Map

Access Information

Access Information

  • Access
  • Address
FROM KYOTO STATION BY SUBWAY
-Approximately 20 minutes by train:
1) Take the Karasuma Line and get off Karasuma-Oike Station
2) Transfer for the Tozai Line and get off at Higashiyama Station (Exit 1)
3) Walk to Umenoki-an (Approximately 5 minutes on foot)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
Approximately 15 minutes (Taxi fare is between 1000 yen to 1,800 yen)
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
479 Umemiyacho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0061, Japan

Other Recommended Machiya

  • 〜7 Guests ‘Asagi-an’ Machiya House 432-1 Yohojicho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8477 Japan
  • 〜9 Guests ‘Choya Chawanzaka’ Machiya House 6-583-51 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846, Japan
  • 〜8 Guests ‘Choya Gosho-Minami’ Machiya House 627-12 Sugiyacho Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0822, Japan
  • 〜3 Guests ‘Yoshimigura’ Machiya House 71-5 Goboomiyacho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8385, Japan
  • 〜5 Guests ‘Kakishibu-an’ Machiya House 418-3 Maruya-cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8037, Japan
  • 〜8 Guests ‘Sumitsugu’ Machiya House 2-32-14 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846, Japan
  • 〜6 Guests ‘Momohana-an’ Machiya House 144-9 Sujiya-cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8061, Japan
  • 〜5 Guests ‘Hanakagari’ Machiya House 446 Shimozaimokucho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8017, Japan
  • 〜6 Guests ‘Hatoba-an’ Machiya House 382-12 Motomachi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0089, Japan
  • 〜4 Guests ‘Azuki-an’ Machiya House 557-10 Komatsu-cho Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0811, Japan
  • 〜8 Guests ‘Ayaginu’ Machiya House 260-2 Higashicho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8224, Japan
  • 〜4 Guests ‘Kumashu-an’ Machiya House 347-3 Furushirocho Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0045, Japan