Make your stay in Japan memorable by renting out an entire traditional Japanese townhouse (machiya).
Choose from over 50 machiya townhouses — each renovated to maintain its traditional design
while updated to meet the modern needs of our guests.
Experience life as a local, enjoy the abundance of attractions and sightseeing locations,
discover beloved neighborhood restaurants, and secret sightseeing spots surrounding your machiya house.
Live like a local with MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN!
Make the most out of your New Year stay with this guide. Take advantage of our Free Luggage Delivery and explore as you wish, hassle-free!
Begin your journey at your machiya house, with an optional Machiya Residence Inn breakfast delivery.
While Kyoto’s ancient temples and shrines are stunning throughout the year, they become even more atmospheric during the New Year period.
Celebrate as the locals do by participating in Hatsumode, Joyo no Kane and other traditions at our recommended temples and shrines - the most exciting events of the year.
Don’t forget to try onsen hot springs - the perfect place to relax after a day of exploration.