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Kyoto Gojo Samurai Machiya - Modern Luxury Comfort

Townhouse -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
Gojo Machiya is a Japanese traditional townhouse built before 1897 (last known record). It has just been fully renovated and features luxurious modern facilities.
Experience the traditional lifestyle of the people of Kyoto in full comfort.
Redesigned by the famous Japanese architect Mr. Yoshihiko Mamiya (Infix design inc.), special attention was paid to the atmosphere of the place for the enjoyment of our guests.
Our concept is “Old Traditional Machiya with Modern Comfort”. Yes, traditional 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, radiator in the Western style bedroom and the laundry room, and a heater/dryer in the bathroom. All the rooms have air conditioning. Also, to provide a pleasant...
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Listing #FKN6124999
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 27 April 2018

We are a family of 5 (3 boys two of which are teenagers), and after staying in an apartment in Tokyo, this house in Kyoto was an absolutely fantastic experience. Firstly, it is very specious for Japan. It was by far the most convenient and...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Management response:Responded 29 April 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We're glad you liked the house and enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately, everything is expensive during the Cherry Blossoms Season, the highest of the year! We still think we offer good value.

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very quiet neighbourhood in walking distance from Gion, from Kyoto station and from Nishiki market. Like most houses in Japan it is small but the space is utilised very well.

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Peter L
Management response:Responded 10 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comment.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Gojo Machiya Samurai Machiya was an place to stay. It was walking distance to most of the main attraction and when a temple was a little further, the house was located within footsteps to the local bus stop. The house itself has everything you could...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank jth397
Management response:Responded 9 March 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We're always happy to help our guests!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • 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
    1 Half bath
    6 Twins
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  • Final cleaning fee: $87 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The house is very conveniently located in Higashiyama, in a quiet residential area near a number of interesting places.
From Kyoto station, it takes about 10 minutes by taxi or bicycle, or less than 20 min on foot. 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 a few minutes away. Keihan line Train station (Kiyomizu-Gojo) is a mere 3-4 minutes walking distance.

Miyagawacho Geisha district is a mere five min away
Hanami Koji: Gion Kobu Geisha district: 15 min
Kenninji Zen temple: 15 min
Toyokuni Jinja shrine: with markets held on 8, 18, 28th of every month: 5 min
Sanjusangendo Temple: famous with its amazing 1001 statues of Kannon: 7 min...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Osaka Airport (KIX): 50.0 km
Railway: Kyoto Station: 1.5 km
From KIX (Osaka International Airport) a shuttle will drop you a few meters from the house.
From Kyoto station, it takes about 10 minutes by taxi or bicycle or less than 20 minutes on foot.
Bus stops and subway/train stations are a few minutes away.
We'll provide our guests with comprehensive map, instructions and information for a smooth and easy arrival.
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