“Otabisho-an” machiya house can be found a short 7-minute walk from Kyoto Station (Hachijo Exit). The perfect location to begin your travels, you can visit the numerous sightseeing attraction surrounding Kyoto Station, or take a short train ride away to easily visit all that Kyoto has to offer.
To the North of Kyoto Station is Higashi Honganji Temple & Shosei-en Garden – this temple offers visitors a chance to walk around a large, sprawling complex & view Kyoto’s largest wooden structure. Take the JR Nara line South and find yourself at Fushimi Inari Taisha -- a popular shrine home to the thousands of red-vermillion coloured “torii” gates.
- Up to 6 Guests
- From 26,000 yen~/per night
Borrowing its name from the shrine located in its backyard, this traditional machiya house will envelope you in history & transport you a world away.
Taking inspiration from the famous Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, this machiya house incorporates the golden-yellow hues of the “inari,” vibrant colours of the vermillion torii gates, and the symbol of the fox throughout the house.
A mere 5 minute walk from Kyoto Station, you will be able to visit all of Kyoto's most well-known attractions, and hidden gems -- perfect for first time visitors & for those who have had the opportunity to visit Kyoto numerous times!
Head west towards Arashiyama, an area known for its picturesque Bamboo Forest, and Tenryuji Temple. Uji City (a 20 minute train ride), is famous for its matcha green tea production. You can visit Byodoin Temple, a World Heritage Site that has been memorialized on the back of the 10 yen coin.
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TAXI
*You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)
FROM KYOTO STATION BY TRAIN
1) Take the train to Kyoto Station
2) Exit from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit (South Exit)
3) Walk to Otabisho-an (Approximately 7 minutes by foot)
ADDRESS (IN JAPANESE)
Check out: -10:00
Guest service time: 10:00-20:00
Please inform us in advance if you are due to arrive after 8pm.
ABOUT THE MACHIYA HOUSE
As you weave your way through the neighborhood, you’ll come across a large, vermillion coloured Torii gate (鳥居). “Otabisho-an” machiya house is situated to the right of this vibrantly colored gate — with its windows covered in wooden latticework contrasting the white stucco walls.
A spacious entrance with an impressive wooden beam stretching across its high ceilings will welcome you into Otabisho-an. Push aside the traditional-style, wooden sliding doors to reveal the dining & kitchen area.
This open space area combines both the kitchen & dining area – a large dining table that can seat up to 6 guests. Buy local groceries from Nishiki Market, and cook & dine together around the table. Wine-red coloured tiles, rich mahogany wood, jet-black & stainless steel kitchen fixtures complete the kitchen area.
Contrasting the darker hues of the kitchen & dining room, you will find a light and airy space with plenty of natural light. Traditional paper-lantern light fixtures, tatami-flooring, and a kimono fabric decorate this living space.
・Up to 2 x Japanese futon bedding can be set
Unwind after a day of exploring this historical city. A spacious bathtub with a window looking out into the backyard provides a beautiful view of the traditional “tsuboniwa” garden.
・2 x Toilets (1F & 2F)
Appreciate the traditional garden from the Japanese room, or view the garden as you soak in the bathtub. Catch glimpses of the Otabisho Shrine, and enjoy a different view of the garden throughout the year.
2F Western-style Room:
High ceilings reveal this machiya houses’s impressive structure, rich brown wood flooring, paper lanterns, and a large windows create a relaxing space.
・2 x Twin-sized Beds
2F Japanese-Style Room:
Tatami flooring, a “tokonoma” alcove displaying a hanging scroll, and shoji windows. This room will allow you and your guests to fully experience the traditional Japanese lifestyle without sacrificing modern comforts.
・2 x Japanese-style futon bedding can be set
Complimentary WIFI Internet
Air Conditioning Unit (each room)
Induction Heating Cooker
Iron & ironing board
Toilet x 2 (1st Floor x 1; 2nd Floor x 1)
Bathroom (Separate shower & bathtub)
2 Twin beds & 4 Futon mattress
Cookware / Diningware
Plates, cups & cutlery (enough for 6 guests)
Kitchen cloth & sponge
Floor Heating (1F)
Green tea leaves, Black Tea bags & Coffee
Bath towel & face towel
Shampoo, Conditioner & Body soap
*No pajamas/yukata will be provided. Please bring your own sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep
This machiya house can accommodate up to 6 guests. Rates will vary depending on season, date, and number of guests.
Children 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.
|2 GUESTS||From 26,000 yen per night|
|3 GUESTS||From 29,000 yen per night|
|4 GUESTS||From 32,000 yen per night|
|5 GUESTS||From 35,000 yen per night|
|6 GUESTS||From 38,000 yen per night|
|2 GUESTS||From 13,000 yen per night|
|3 GUESTS||From 9,667 yen per night|
|4 GUESTS||From 8,000 yen per night|
|5 GUESTS||From 7,000 yen per night|
|6 GUESTS||From 6,333 yen per night|
For guests who wish to reserve an accommodation via our homepage, please use the online reservation form available on each accommodation page, and follow the prompt.
Reservations are also accepted via telephone (Opening hours 10:00am - 7:00pm JST).
TEL (Domestic) : 050-3786-2009
TEL (Overseas) : +81-50-3786-2009
We ask for advance payment of full accommodation fees for guests who have made a reservation with Machiya Residence Inn. The reservation will remain as a “tentative reservation” until payment has been confirmed. All payments must be made within 7 days of making a reservation.
When a reservation request has been received, we will send an email instructing you on payment methods.* Payments are accepted in Japanese YEN via: 1) Credit Card transaction via Paypal, or 2) Bank Wire Transfer to our nominated bank account.
*We seek your understanding that all transaction fees involved are under guest responsibility.
Once the payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking “Confirmation Email” from Machiya Residence Inn. The email will include important information regarding check-in, access maps, instructions on how to enter the house, and more.
We kindly ask that you inform our staff in advance of your approximate arrival time as your date of arrival (check-in date) approaches.
Cancellation of an accommodation booking may incur cancellation charges.
A cancellation that is made more than 29 days prior to the arrival date is subject to a full refund minus any PayPal or Wire Transfer fees involved in receiving and returning the original payment.
Cancellation Charges :
|1 TO 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE||50%|
|8 TO 28 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE||30%|
1.The percentages signifies the rate of cancellation charge to the Basic Accommodation Charges.
2.When the number of days contracted is shortened, the cancellation charge for its first day shall be paid by the Guest regardless of the number of days shortened.