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“Great place to stay at in Kyoto”
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Samurai Joe, the house protector of Gojozaka Machiya
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Samurai Joe, the house protector of Gojozaka Machiya
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Samurai Joe, the house protector of Gojozaka Machiya
Arrival at the Gojozaka Machiya
The entrance
An old Noh mask welcomes you in the entrance.
Beautifully decorated dining-kitchen
From the dining-kitchen, access to the living room and garden.
The living room overlooking the garden (shôji closed).  Samurai Joe is in the tokonoma (alcove)
The living room with the 60' screen HD TV (with Netflix) hidden in the closet. The  garden is behind
View of the living room and the kitchen.
The living room overlooking the garden.  Samurai Joe is in the tokonoma (alcove).
The living room with the garden behind the 'Yukimi' shôji. Samurai Joe is in the Tokonoma (Alcove).
An old Edo Era 'Byôbu' on the wall of the kitchen.
The western bedroom with a double bed.
The 'Geisha Room' with tatami mats. A traditional wedding kimono decorates the wall.
The tokonoma (alcove) of the Geisha room.  'Yume' the character on the 'Kakejiku' means  'Dream'.
The 'Oiran Room' with a large wall mounted Byôbu.
Powder/laundry room with a fully automatic all-in-one washer/dryer.
Traditional wooden bathroom
Gojozaka Machiya 1F - Floor Plan
Gojozaka Machiya 2F - Floor Plan
Samurai Joe, the house protector
Old traditional Japanese doll.
Complete renovation under way...
Access to the house from the main street.
Kiyomizu-Dera Temple in the Fall (located about 15 min away)
Nijo-Jo Castle
Kennin-ji Temple in the Fall
Kokedera Temple in the Fall
Kinkaku-Ji, the Golden Pavilion
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
A Geisha around Miyagawa-Cho
Kyoto Kaiseki Cuisine - a unique visual and tasting experience
Bamboo Grove in Arashiyama
Maiko walking around Miyagawa-Cho
Kiyomizu Temple
Young Samurai during the Gion Matsuri Festival
Toji Temple
Maiko at the end of a show
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki

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Cristina...
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great place to stay at in Kyoto”
Reviewed 21 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Our stay at the Tofukuji Machiya was fantastic. The owners, Akiko and Patrick, did a fantastic job with this house which has absolutely everything you can hope for. The house is beautiful, comfortable, impeccable, cozy with incredible decor. In our case it was 9 of us in our group and the Machiya was ideal. It is also within walking distance from the Tofukuji Station, which makes it very convenient. We also found that the owners are extremely accommodating and always willing to help. If we ever go back to Kyoto we would no doubt stay at this Machiya again.

Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
24 May 2016
Thanks for your kind words!
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ransukede...
Machida, Japan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A heart and physical relaxation”
Reviewed 20 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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“Incredible place, even better than the photos! We had a great time at Akiko's machiya. Gorgeous space, fantastic amenities and a superb location. Everything was perfect!”

Thank you.

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Liked best: Can relax
Liked least: i heal the fatigue of the trip
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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24 May 2016
Thanks for your comment. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at our place.
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