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Historical House in CITY CENTER! 2 Toilets x 7min walk to Train STN x FREE WiFi

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki

This machiya expresses the light of new hope and the evanescence found during Japan's 'Romantic Taisho Era' (1912 to 1926). A time when Japan had recently been exposed to a slightly more western lifestyle, this era ushered in the perfect balance between the traditional Japanese style combined with the vibrant and international scene of the Meiji Period. With one step inside, you will not only be immediately freed from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, but exposed to the wonders that could only be found during the Taisho Period.

1st Floor
From the entrance way, guests enter the Japanese room to find a tatami floored-room with raised platforms, which is inspired by old tea ceremony rooms. Throughout the property, guests will find that the latticed-openings of the window allows f...
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Machiya Residence Inn
Languages spoken:English
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Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 May 2015

Suoan Machiya Inn is located in a quiet lane in a residential neighbourhood, and about 10 mins walk to Shijo subway station. As there are 6 of us, we decided to stay at a service apartment instead of in a hotel. For the 6 nights...More

Thank Rainbowlad
Management response:Responded 7 May 2015

Thank you very much for your thorough feedback! We are pleased to hear that you found your stay to be comfortable and spacious. We’ve strived to keep the original structure and atmosphere of a traditional Japanese townhouse for our guest to enjoy, which is why...More

Reviewed 15 November 2014

On our stay in Japan we spent time in Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. In Osaka and Tokyo we stayed in hotels but in Kyoto we thought we'd try something different and stayed at Suoan Machiya Residence Inn. It was like stepping back in time or...More

1  Thank Ray D
Management response:Responded 5 May 2015

Thank you very much for your review. It pleases us to hear that your stay at Suo-an was the highlight of your trip! Staying at a machiya will definitely offer you an unforgettable experience that you cannot obtain from any other "typical" hotel. It is...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

We loved our stay at the Suoan Machiya Residence Inn! Check in at the rental office (close to the subway station, not connected to the inn) was simple. We left our luggage there and had the agent deliver it to the inn so we could...More

1  Thank threekidmama
Management response:Responded 7 May 2015

Thank you very much for your review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Suo-an. The way that Machiya are built is quite different from an average western house, so you are right in suggesting that guests need to be careful...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    6 Twins
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1 Oct 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
OBON 2018
2 nights
1 Nov 2018 -
30 Nov 2018
2 nights
28 Dec 2018 -
3 Jan 2019
2 nights
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  • Cleaning Fee: $89 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
SUO-AN is located near Kyoto's city centre (Shoji Area)
Located near Kyoto city's busiest city center, Suo-an stands to offer guests a taste of a modern 'wa'-style, an undeniably distinct Japanese style with a contemporary twist. Rooms are designed using a crimson-based colour scheme, windows covered with latticed openings, and floors lined with traditional tatami mats.

KYOTO SUBWAY: Shijo STN. (exit 6), 6 minute walk
KYOTO BUS: Horikawa-Matsubara Stop, 7 minute walk
Karasuma-Matsubara Stop, 7 minute walk

Please enjoy and experience the old lifestyle of Kyoto in this traditional Machiya-style accommodation with all the modern facilities.
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