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Kyoto Sanjusan Samurai Machiya, Modern Comfort

Protector of the house, Samurai Bob, in the 2nd floor Japanese tatami mat room
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13 reviews
Protector of the house, Samurai Bob, in the 2nd floor Japanese tatami mat room
Entrance into the traditional Japanese garden
The spacious living, dining and kitchen area is great for a large group
Modern dining area with 100 year old wooden door to access the bathroom
The living room with 'Hibachi' table and 52 inch flat-screen TV
The modern kitchen with induction stove, dishwasher, Nespresso machine, etc. with our Hotei-san gods
Our three traditional Hotei-san (Fushimi doll), gods protecting the house against fire
Japanese tatami mat room (with old traditional wedding kimono)
The old traditional wedding kimono
Ichimatsu ningyo doll, a traditional present for young girls
The LDK and the Japanese tatami room are separated by a  Fusuma paper door
The main bedroom upstairs, with two single beds
The Japanese tatami mat room on the 2nd floor,  with special red wall, 'Geisha tea house' style
The Japanese tatami mat room becomes a bedroom with two futons
The fully automatic washer/dryer is very convenient for travelers
The bathroom, wooden walls and automatic bath control system
2nd floor toilet
Tsukubai in the garden
The garden during the 'Kouyou' season (Autumn)
Floor Plan
Kinkaku-Ji, the Golden Pavilion
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine (10-12 minutes by Bicycle)
Tofukuji Temple (7 minutes by bicycle)
Toji Temple (15 minutes by bicycle)
Toyokuni Shrine (9 minutes away on foot)
Yasaka Pagoda (20 minutes away on foot)
Kiyomizu Dera Temple during a night light-up (20 minutes away on foot)
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
Sanjusan Machiya has all the charms of a Japanese traditional townhouse such as a small Japanese garden, Tatami mat rooms, low tables, sliding wooden doors, paper doors, wooden bathroom, all with luxurious modern facilities such as Induction stove, floor heating, dish washer, air conditioning in every room, high-speed WiFi Internet, 52 inch flat-screen TV connected to Internet, automatic washing machine, etc. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary appliances for in-house cooking, Nespresso coffee machine, blender, etc. The house has just been fully renovated with 2 Japanese tatami mat bedrooms (sleeping on futon) and 1 Western-style bedroom with two single beds. In the living dining area, we have a dining table with 6 chairs and a sofa. The house is also equipped with a fully automatic washing machine/dryer and 2 western s... Read more
Listing #FKN5399749
About the Manager
Akiko Hochner
Languages spoken:Japanese, English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had a terrific stay for 5 nights. The kitchen was well stocked for cooking in for 7 people, the beds and futons were very comfortable, and the location was convenient for seeing the sites, grabbing a bus or getting a cab. The most helpful...More

1  Thank jnypny
Management response:Responded 6 November 2017

Thanks a lot for your review. We're glad you liked the house and enjoyed your stay. And we're always happy to help our guests during their stay in Kyoto!

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Location on quiet street offers great access to Kyoto's outstanding transit system. Five minute walk to bus stop connects with train station and other parts of the city. It's also easy to get a cab, and cab fares in Kyoto are super reasonable. Neighborhood is...More

Thank ljsullivan
Management response:Responded 15 May 2017

Thanks a lot for your comment. Glad you liked the house.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had a splendid time in this Machiya. Very nice & tidy house. Everything from laundry to detergent to cooking utensils and amenities were available. All you need to buy is food and drinks. Bus and tram lines are within short reach. Very quiet neighbourhood​....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 28 April 2017

Thanks a lot for your comment. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in Kyoto and we hope to have again the pleasure to welcome you.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(7)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • 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
    1 Half bath
    7 Twins
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Default 3 nights
12 Jul 2018 -
17 Jul 2018
Gion Matsuri
3 nights
22 Jul 2018 -
24 Jul 2018
Gion Matsuri Ato
3 nights
9 Aug 2018 -
16 Aug 2018
August - Obon
3 nights
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  • Final cleaning: $104 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The house is located in the Higashiyama area, behind the South gate of the sanjusangendo temple. From Kyoto station, it takes about 10 minutes by taxi or bicycle. The neighborhood is quiet and is full of temples and interesting touristic spots. Restaurants and supermarkets can be found nearby. Bus stops to go just about anywhere around Kyoto are located just in front of the museum or the Sanjusangendo temple. JR line and Keihan line Train stations are a mere 10 to 12 minutes walking distance.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Kansai International (Osaka) : 50.0 km
Railway: Kyoto Station: 1.6 km
We'll provide our guests with comprehensive map, instructions and information for a smooth and easy arrival.
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