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Gion Kyuraku - Traditional Luxury in located Machiya in Gion | Kiyomizu, Kyoto!

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Living Room
Excellent
22 reviews
Living Room
Welcoming Entrance Way to Gion-Kyuraku
Beautiful Garden at Gion-Kyuraku (Designed by Tomoatsu Sano, Photo by Kodai Masuda)
Wood curved sign at entrance
Beautiful illuminated garden at Gion-Kyuraku
Front Entrance
Display area in living room - 1st floor
Living Room looking from the garden
Antique light-fixture in Living Room
Living room looking into the garden
Kitchen - 1st floor
Antique light-fixture in dining area
Dining Room - 1st floor
Antique shoe box
Looking into the garden from the living room
2nd floor hallway with handmade rail
Balcony
Main Bedroom - 2nd floor
Fusuma Design
Sitting area in main bedroom with cathedral ceiling
Sitting area in main bedroom - 2nd floor
2nd Bedroom - 2nd floor
Beautiful weaved wooden ceiling - 2nd bedroom on the 2nd floor
Bathroom facing the garden
View from bathroom at night
Handmade Shigaraki Ware Sink
Working desk in the den - 1st floor
Den - 1st floor
Den can be turned into the 3rd bedroom
Antique light-fixture at entrance hall
Balcony
Looking into the Tsuboniwa Garden from the Balcony.
Designed by Tomoatsu Sano, Garden Designer
Washer/Dryer
Eco-friendly Toilet
Exterior details on the 2nd floor
Fall foliage in Kyoto
One of the many temples in the area
Our Garden Designer was selected as one of the top 100 gardeners for the book published in 2014
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Higasiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
We feel so fortunate to have met Mr. Sano, the landscape architect, to design our garden at Gion-Kyuraku. Mr. Sano was selected as one of the top 100 gardeners for the book called “Contemporary Japanese Gardens 100 Gardens by 100 Japanese Landscape Architects”, and the photo book was published in December 2014. We would like to express our gratitude to Mr. Sano for selecting our garden for the book.

Gion Kyuraku, nearly a century old Kyo-Machiya, that was once a tea-masters residence, located in the historical district of Kyoto, Gion/Kiyomizu. It has been restored to its original splendor, in conjunction with modern amenities, contemporary comforts, consideration of the environment, along with state-of-the-art entertainment, and communication infrastructure.

The three 'L's' in rental property are “Location, Location, Loca...
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Listing #FKN3814731
About the Owner
Thomas N
Languages spoken:Japanese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Upon request, we can offer some advice about Kyoto e.g. restaurants, sightseeing etc..
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Reiko and Tom's Machiya was simply delightful. It is spotless and beautifully decorated in traditional style, with tatami mats, futon bedding and a Japanese o-furu (bath). However, it has all the modern conveniences such as efficient WiFi, washing machine, and a beautifully equipped kitchen. It...More

Thank Gail-NY
Management response:Responded 11 May 2018

Thank you very much for your beautiful and useful comments regarding your stay at Gion Kyuraku. Hope to see you all again in the future.

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed here twice already (once with my parents and once with my wife's parents) everyone loved the experience. Apart from the beautiful house itself (as you can see in all the pictures), we also loved the great location it is in: it is in...More

1  Thank hirokoanan
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Thank you for the perfect and beautiful review of Gion Kyuraku. Repeat and regular guests show how great the location and how beautiful the house really is. What the pictures can't tell you is trueness of the scent and sound of a traditional Kyo-machiya that...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

When we arrived the building was easy to find via Google maps. The bus stop is just steps away. It was beautiful, clean, and traditional. We only stayed one night but it was awesome. The tub and heated floors were a great touch. I also...More

1  Thank Virginia H
Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No smoking
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    6 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 4 373
US$330
R 30 611
US$2 310
1 Oct 2017 -
31 Dec 2018
Regular Rate
3 nights
R 4 373
US$330
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
•Rates: Payment in Yen.

Please note that the rates are for the entire property, not per person.



*** Regular Season Rate ***

1 guest : 36,000 yen
2 guests: 36,000 yen
3 guests: 40,000 yen
4 guests: 44,000 yen
5 guests: 48,000 yen
6 guests: 52,000 yen


Please contact us for the high season rates. High Seasons: March, April, May, July, Mid. August, October, November, the beginning of December, the end of the year/the beginning of January
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About the neighbourhood
Gion-Kyuraku is located in historic area of Kyoto: Visiting beautiful historic sites in Kyoto is very easy from the house. Kiyomizu Temple, Kanninji Temple, Kodaiji Temple, Rokuhara Mitsuji Temple, Yasaka Shrine etc.. are all within a short walking distance. The closest supermarket is only 20 meters away, and 24HR supermarket, convenience stores are all located closeby. There are numerous restaurants, shops in the area as well.
Getting around
Many beautiful historic sites are within a short walking distance. The closest bus stop is only 3 minute walk away. Kyoto station is about 10 minute taxi ride from Gion Kyuraku.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Once all the booking procedure is done, we will send our guests the information about check-in.
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