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Kyoto Kiyomizu Samurai Machiya, modern comfort

Townhouse -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
'Kiyomizu Machiya' is an old traditional Kyoto townhouse just fully renovated, featuring luxurious facilities.
The perfect location to experience the traditional lifestyle of the people of Kyoto in full modern comfort while visiting the city.

Entirely redesigned from the ground up, with both traditional and modern material. Special attention was paid to the atmosphere of the place for the enjoyment of our guests.

Our concept remains “Old Traditional Machiya with Modern Comfort”. Yes, in Kyoto, old traditional townhouse (Machiya) are actually very cold in winter and quite hot during the summer. We paid particular attention to the insulation of walls and ceiling, installed floor heating around the ground floor, western style radiators in the upper bedrooms and the laundry room, and a heater/dryer in the bathroom. All the room...
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Listing #FKN6625097
About the Manager
Akiko Hochner
Languages spoken:Japanese, English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2014
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The house is perfectly located for exploring Kyoto and getting to the train station to explore further afield. There’s also a convenience store across the road. There are busses that go by regularly but I can’t really comment on them any further as we walked...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Hannahsiancrew
Management response:Responded 4 June 2018

Thank you very much for your detailed comment and review. We're glad you liked the house and enjoyed your stay. We hope to have again the pleasure to welcome you.

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Although a traditional house, this accommodation has been modernised with love and great taste. Akiko was amazingly helpful with the booking, particularly when having to amend the dates. The house is very private, however, only a few minutes walk to the bus stop with routes...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank KJMK1404
Management response:Responded 23 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We're glad you liked the house and its location.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

OMG we absolutely LOVED staying here! What a wonderful, warm, comfortable home...we were very sad to leave! We arrived in Kyoto very (very) late after almost 2 days of non stop travel and when we entered the Machiya, we just stopped and stared...the space! the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank debbie29n
Management response:Responded 10 May 2018

Debbie, the fact that you called the house "Home" is the best we could hope for. Thank you!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We basically expect our guests to behave the way they would do at home, respecting local laws and regulations. Obviously, no shoes in the house. Sorry, but we do not allow pets...
    1 Full bath
    3 Twins
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  • Final cleaning: R 707 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Kyoto is the heart and soul of Japan and the best place to experience and enjoy the Japanese culture. With 17 Unesco World Heritage sites, more than a thousand temples and shrines, beautiful gardens, it is one of the main tourist destination in Japan and around the world.
Our Machiya is very conveniently located less than 1 km away from the famous Kiyomizu Temple, just south of Gojo Street.
Bus stops are a mere couple of minutes away and allow for direct access to a lot of touristic places and sites.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: KIX - Osaka Airport: 50.0 km
The easiest way to reach the house is to catch a cab from Kyoto station -- 10 min only for less than yen 1,000 (for up to four persons). Or take a bus from the station and stop almost in front of the house.
We'll provide our guests with comprehensive map, instructions and information for a smooth and easy arrival.
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