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Stylish & Innovative Machiya in the Central Kyoto

Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
'SHIKOKU-an' machiya house. Situated in the heart of Kyoto is a stylish and innovative machiya house that can be identified by its dark purple hued “noren,' or shop curtain, which hangs from the entrance. The name “Shikoku' refers to a dark violet color.
Located on a backstreet near the Takasegawa River, one of the most popular cherry blossom spots in Kyoto, and the popular Gion area.
• Induction Heating Cooker
• Microwave
• Toaster
• Kettle
• Rice cooker
• Cookware
• Plates, Cups & Cutlery (enough for 4 guests)
• Kitchen Cloth, Sponge, and Kitchen Detergent
LIVING ROOM Japanese Style (1F):
• Low table with cushion seating
• View of the Tsuboniwa traditional garden
• Up to 1...
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Listing #FKN3833547
About the Manager
Machiya Residence Inn
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2010
Interaction with guests
・A 24 hour emergency phone connecting you to our staff is available in each room. ------------------------------------------------ Following a revision of accommodation tax regulations, the City of Kyoto charges each guest an accommodation tax effective 1 October, 2018. We kindly ask that you make the payment for the separate accommodation tax during check-in. 【The Accommodation Tax Rate】 Under 20,000 yen-------200 yen From 20,000 yen to under 50,000 yen-------500 yen 50,000 yen and over--------1,000 yen ※ The accommodation tax will be charged per person per night. ※ The accommodation tax applies only to the accommodation fee, and will not apply to meals, luggage delivery, or any other services.
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Shikokuan machiya is located one street back from the canal on the quieter side of the river opposite the gion precinct. Honestly we thought the cherry blossom was just as spectacular on our side of the river, without the crowds. Everything is walkable. We walked...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank thornbury_travellers
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Thank you for choosing to stay with Machiya Residence Inn! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the location of the traditional Japanese house, and found the neighborhood just as charming as the house itself. It sounds as though you were able to...More

Reviewed 2 June 2016

We just loved this place after 15 days of travel it was so nice to have a home. The staff were fabulous in all areas. Close to everything including Gion the Geisha area. Convenience store just around the corner, department store 10 mins away and...More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank Sue P
Management response:Responded 21 July 2016

Dear Sue, Thank you for your kind words regard your stay with Machiya Residence Inn Kyoto! It was a pleasure having you stay with us at our "Shikoku-an" machiya house, and we are so pleased to hear that you were able to utilize the house...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Our 4th trip to Kyoto but first time renting a machiya instead of a hotel room. It was a much more relaxing experience. The proximity to the cherry blossoms (our reason for this trip) made it an ideal location. The Takasegawa river (canal) was nearby...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank lynette760
Management response:Responded 18 June 2016

Thank you for your comments and review of your stay in our "Shikoku-an" Machiya House! All staff members at Machiya Residence Inn are pleased that you were enjoy your time with us, and your experience in an authentic Kyoto house. In regards to the stairs...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    4 Twins
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  • Cleaning fee: RM 247 / stay - Fee
  • Additional person: RM 115 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
This is the perfect place to feel the energy of both modern and traditional Kyoto. During the spring, cherry blossoms that line the river are lit up during the night, while white veils of snow gently cover the neighborhood during the winter. You will no doubt be greeted with an enchanting view no matter what season you visit.
Bus stops and train station are within a 6-minute walking distance. This property is a 7-minute walk from Kiyomizu-Gojo Station, and an 8-minute walk from Kawaramachi Station. Higashi Hongan-ji Temple is a 10-minute drive away.
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