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Wake up to the soothing sounds of the Shirakawa River. A 7-minute walk will lead you to Gion, Hanamikoji Street, and more Umenoki-an Gion Area Gion-Shijo Station Gion-Shirakawa Hanamikoji Street Kiyomizu-Gojo Station Kiyomizudera Temple Maruyama Park Nishiki Ichiba Ponto-cho Shijo-Kawaramachi Area Yasaka Temple

Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night (Avg. rate)
31,000 yen
  • floor41㎡
  • GUESTS~ 4 Guests
  • Bedrooms1 Bedroom(s)
  • Beds0 Bed(s)?Single × 0Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons4 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet1 Toilet(s)
  • WiFiWiFi
  • Floor HeatingFloor Heating
  • KitchenKitchen
  • Electric StoveElectric Stove
  • MicrowaveMicrowave
  • TVTV
  • Apple TVApple TV
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • AmenitiesAmenities
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • IronIron
  • YukataYukata
  • AC (with Heater)AC (with Heater)

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children 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).

Found in a prime location, the work of countless skilled craftsmen has bestowed new life within this traditional machiya house.

Beautifully furnished with a low table made of natural red cedar wood, delicately thin papered doors, and tatami mat flooring that stretch across the room. Each material has been carefully hand-selected to embrace the original design and architecture. From the colors to the texture of each design element, together they will inspire your time in Kyoto.

A river lined with the yanagi weeping willow trees, bright green in the spring, the flickering of fireflies in the summer, and a blanket of white snow in the winter. Simply look out from the bedroom window to see the majestic changes in scenery through the seasons.

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Starting From
2 Guests / Per Night
31,000 yen (Avg. rate)

Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests. Children 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).

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Facilities & Amenities
  • floor41㎡
  • GUESTS~4 GUESTS
  • Bedrooms1 Bedrooms
  • Beds0 Beds?Single × 0Semi-double × 0Double × 0Sofa × 0
  • Futons4 Futons
  • Bathroom1 Bathroom
  • toilet1 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)
Floor Map
Floor Map
Room Features

Room Features

  • Umenoki-an 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 '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 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 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 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 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
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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."
Access Information

Access Information

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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)
ADDRESS
479 Umemiyacho Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0061