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    5 of 5 stars (19) Excellent
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    Sakura Rive View is a very nice private apartment that faces directly on the banks of the River Takase. Recently renovated, (2014), this studio apartment of 35 square meters has two tatami bedrooms separated by sliding wooden doors ( so it can become a single large room), a kitchenette complete... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 February 2015
    We were met on the corner by Andrea who helped us with our luggage and immediately informed us of the neighbouring restaurants, shops and streets that were essential to visit. The...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 November 2014
    Andrea and Mayumi's apartment is just perfect. It was clean, comfortable, and exactly as described and represented in the photographs. It's situated in a very charming part of...
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    Thank you for looking at our spacious (120m2), bright, tranquil, elegant Kominka, a traditional Japanese folk house.Located in one of the most culturally significant parts of Kyoto, we trust our house will be the perfect haven for your vacation! Boasting stunning views on the surroundings hills... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 February 2015
    An enchanting experience in a wonderful house complimented by an excellent host. Christian was the perfect host and provided information on the house and local area prior to...
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    Our place is a renovated traditional Kyoto style house once it was called 'Ocha-ya', a teahouse where you could call in some geisha to dine and wine under the same roof. It is nestled in the center of Kamishichiken Geisha Quarter next to the Kyoto's oldest Geisha Theater where you can overhear the... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (22) Excellent
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    Perfect choice for travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Kyoto! Special experience in local life of the street in Saiin / Omiya area. Fully furnished studio makes you feel relax like your home. The excitement of the city center is only 3.0 Km away, easy access to major sites with... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 April 2015
    Really enjoyed the location which was close to everything and yet quiet enough to make us feel like we're at home.thank you to our host for her kindness and tips for enjoying...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 March 2015
    The apartment was really cozy and comfortable to live. All the amenities were of good quality, I did not miss anything. The apartment is located next to one of the main stations...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    The house has been renovated for modern comfort but still maintains the old charm. You can feel as if you actually live in Kyoto. The house is a very convenient location, close to the Shijyo Karasuma and Kawaramachi area. There are some popular places within walking distance from the house.... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 March 2015
    The house was spotlessly clean, with good heating and hot water, which was vital in March. The kitchen is basic, but sufficient to prepare breakfast and simple meals. The rooms...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 November 2014
    Lovely home with traditional aspects. Located within walking distance to trains and other needed amenities like groceries etc. Tom, the owner, is wonderful and speaks great...
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    Meirin Kogane-an is a traditional Japanese townhouse in central Kyoto. It is well located close to Shijo subway station and Karasuma station that takes for 5 min. It's been beautiflly renovated by craftsman in 2014. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and modern convenience. Location... View all property information
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    Yōkai SOHO is located on the outskirt of the great Kitano tenmangū shrine, in a vivid traditional commercial area of small shops (shōtengai 商店街) leading to the famous Yōkai street. In this area, which was the northwestern entrance to Kyoto city in the Heian period (8th century), the people of Kyoto... View all property information
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    Yōkai SOHO is located on the outskirt of the great Kitano tenmangū shrine, in a traditional commercial area of small shops (shōtengai 商店街) leading to the famous Yōkai street. In this area, which was the northwestern entrance to Kyoto city in the Heian period (8th century), the people of Kyoto used... View all property information
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    This is a spacious 3-story house in Kyoto. It is easy access everywhere in Kyoto since it is in good location. There are 6 beds and 4 sets of Tatami Futons, 2 toilets and a bathroom. It has 3 bedrooms and 1 big living/ dinning room. There is a kitchen where you can cook what you like. Whole house... View all property information
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    3 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom / Sleeps 15
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    Come and visit Kyoto's mountainous area and stay in a traditional thatched-roof (Kayabuki) house. The place we live is called Keihoku. It's only 1 hour north away from center Kyoto, and you can enjoy stunningly majestic mountain and river scenery, fresh air, and meet heart-warming people. We can... View all property information
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    Welcome to our convenient family apartment in Higashikujo Kawanishi. We have very recently completed renovation of the whole building, creating a modern, yet authentic space for you and your group. The living space has 12 tatami mats, which can sleep up to 5 guests. The kitchen and bathroom space... View all property information
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    NEW LISTING!!!!! *Please also have a look at our other Flipkey listings for The Gion House (Upper Level) and The Gion Apartments. Amber House Gion is located in the same charming neighborhood as The Gion House... just 20 meters away. Location couldn't be better!! Available for vacation rental... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 April 2015
    I stayed at the Amber house for 3 weeks with my wife and 4-year-old son. The house manages to strike a perfect balance between Meiji-period aesthetics and modern convenience...
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    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... View all property information
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    3 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom / Sleeps 12
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    First, Location & Transportation One station from JR Kyoto 4mins walk to Kintetsu Toji station 10mins walk to Subway Kujo station 5mins walk to World heritage Toji Pagoda 1min walk to a supermarket, 3mins walk to a convenient store This is a three-floor Modern House with three bedrooms(two western... View all property information
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    Kyoto Central Condo is accessible from both Gojo station- which is just one stop from Kyoto station, as well as Kawaramachi station- the center of Kyoto. Up to 4 people can stay in this condo. Pontocho, Nishiki Food Market and Kamogawa River are also very conveniently accessible on foot. There are... View all property information
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    The place is called Keihoku. It's only 1 hour north away from center Kyoto, and you can enjoy river scenery, majestic mountain and fresh air. Please relax looking at river from the cottage. ※ Type-A is for booking of an entire cottage. ※ Type-B has 2 cottages under a roof.But it is independence... View all property information
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    ☆★☆★☆★☆★GOLDEN WEEK SPECIAL PRICE!!! LAST DAYS IN MAY☆★*☆★☆★☆★ Only 5 minutes from the shopping street Shijo Doori and 10 minutes walking from Imperial Palace, my cozy and nice studio apartment is between the modernity and the antique city . Amenities & Facilities - Full Furnished Kitchen... View all property information
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    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... View all property information
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    Blue Tengu Tofukuji is a newly renovated studio townhouse suitable for up to 3 adults or a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids). This townhouse comes equipped with everything you might need to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. There is a fully equipped kitchen if guests wish to eat in and a washer... View all property information
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    Located in the popular Higashiyama area, Kyoto East Condo gives easy access to many of Kyoto's top sightseeing locations, including the Heian-jingu, Gion, Eikan-do Temple and Keage inkline. The apartment is comfortably outfitted to offer you a home away from home. Simple and modern, it will... View all property information
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    4.5 of 5 stars (2) Very good
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    Our traditional Kyoto townhouse has been newly refurbished, and is a very quiet residential neighborhood about 20 minutes walk from Kyoto station or 5 minute taxi ride (It is under 1000 yen). It is also 10 minutes walk from the nearest subway station (one stop south of Kyoto Station), and bus lines... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 February 2015
    We wanted to live as japanese and this place is what we are looking for, small house with 1 king size bed, 2 futon and 1 sofa. washing machine and well equiped kitchen. We were 5...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 May 2014
    Nous sommes venus à 3 dans cette maison que nous avons bien appréciée. Les points positifs : - Très réactif (nous avions un soucis avec un climatiseur, dans les 2 jours qui...
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    The Arashiyama House and Hanare were registered as a ''Important Cultural Properties of Kyoto''. The Arashiyama Hanare was built on before 1935, and was completely restored in November 2008-2011. The restoration was a labor of love, requiring the participation of artisans specializing in... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 April 2015
    I can agree with most positive reviews already posted on here about the Hanare House, its fantastic. It adds to the traditional Japanese experience one will get from visiting...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 December 2014
    My parent and I stayed at the Hanare house for 5 nights in November and we absolutely enjoyed it! The house, the rooms and even the kitchen are of traditional Japanese style and...
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    4.5 of 5 stars (3) Very good
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    Our Nakanishi-cho house is a comfortable two-storey house just 15 minutes walk from Kyoto station, and 10 minutes walk from Kujo subway station. It is located in a small street in a typical Japanese neighbourhood. Downstairs there is a living room, kitchen, Japanese-style bathroom, a separate WC... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 December 2013
    We stayed at this townhouse for five weeks from the end of October until December 1st. Our review is written to provide information that may assist those considering a stay of...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 June 2013
    Amazing little house and renting was a breeze. Our group was 4 adults: my sister, her husband, my boyfriend and me. We arrived on one of the last flights to the Osaka airport...
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    5 of 5 stars (23) Excellent
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    WELCOME TO YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN KYOTO Hidden Inn is a beautiful & modern fully furnished Japanese vacation rental townhouse which can accomodate up to 6 people. When you stay at Hidden Inn, you rent the whole house and can come and go as you please. Ideal for couples, families or groups of... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 January 2015
    Comfy well appointed house coped easily with us and our two teenage sons. Keith is very knowledgable should you have a question and fast to respond via email. Less than a 1000...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 December 2014
    Hidden Inn is a compact place, but for our group of 4 we found it very comfortable. Certainly better than the 200 square feet or less you might get in most Japanese hotels. We...
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 October 2014
    We had a wonderful stay at Andrea & Mayumi's apartment. The apartment was perfect for our needs and the location is just amazing. It is walking distance to most of the key...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 September 2014
    The apartment was as described, and as shown. Quite spacious in Japanese standards. Andrea met us at the bus stop although the directions were simple to follow and exact. LOVED...
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    5 of 5 stars (1) Excellent
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    Iori Machiya stay Living like a local Iori offers a Kyoto lodging experience like none other. In the city of Kyoto, Iori acquires and restores old Machiyas (traditional Japanese townhouses) into beautifully modern luxurious stays while keeping the original structure. Iori runs with professional... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 May 2014
    Iori Machiya offers foreigners the opportunity of living in a traditional Japanese house. Our party is a family of 5. Instead of having your typical individual hotel rooms, we...
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    ** Just finished furnishing and available now ** My charming house is conveniently located in the peaceful residential area near the Nijo station, offering traditional architecture and it is a perfect place to relax with your friends and family. The Space The house is two-story. Downstairs: Living... View all property information
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 February 2015
    PROs + House host Hana very quick in response to our inquiries. She provided clear and useful information on traveling to and from the house. + House is as pictured- clean...
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    ☆★☆★☆★☆★GOLDEN WEEK SPECIAL PRICE!!!LAST DAYS IN MAY☆★*☆★☆★☆★ My cozy private apartment is located in a high class building in the heart of Kyoto and providing an ideal base for exploring the city, is in close proximity to public transportation, major tourist attractions, popular shopping... View all property information
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    The house, located in the northern part of kyoto city. It is surrounded by mountains of kyoto. It is a rich natural environment ,deer and monkeys and birds. On the other hand,16 -minute walk to both the subway Kitayama and Kokusaikaikan. One of the most fashionable,historical area. Kamigamo -... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 April 2015
    We have spent 8 fabulous days in Kyoto, staying in Kyoto Vacation House. It is a great place for those, who do not need the city busy life and hundreds of tourist. House is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 January 2015
    When I arrived by train to Kyoto main station, I phoned Kenta who owns the holiday house and he kindly waited for me with a car at Kitayama subway station (direct line 16 minutes...
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    KAMIZA-AN is the upper level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. Our New York architect based in Kyoto Geoffrey P. Moussas renovated it to make this old house a special place where to stay with your family and friends during your vacation in this beautiful historical... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 October 2014
    We were two families (4 adults and 3 kids age 1-4) staying in the house. The house, while small, is very cosy and very new. I believe it was just opened in March so the kitchen...
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    Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years.The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within, makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Momiji-an (Autumn Maple) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in Kiyomizu... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 19 April 2015
    Momiji-an is an excellent choice for a traveler looking to experience more of Japan than a hotel room. The lodging is quite spacious with an upstairs bedroom and a bathroom...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 January 2015
    Pour vivre à la japonaise dans une très belle maison. Certes petite pour 5 personnes, mais tout y est parfait : literie impeccable, vaisselle, thé et café fournis, chauffage au...
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    Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, on a small cobble stone lane in the heart of the city, you will find your home away from home. This beautifully restored Machiya retains its old world charm and provides insight into the old way of life in Japan. It is centrally located for sightseeing,... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 April 2015
    We stayed a week in this delightful machiya in Kyoto. Our booking and arrangements by email were handled very promptly and the reception at the rental office when we arrived was...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 September 2014
    This house is nestled on a quiet street lined with old houses. The first floor consists of an entry way, a full kitchen with a full sized refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster...
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    Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years. The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within its boundaries makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Shofu-an (Pine Breeze) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 30 March 2015
    We had a real good time in Shofu-an. Being located very conveniently to do a lot of sightseeing by feet and really dive into old Kyoto at times where most of the tourists are...
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    SHIMOZA-AN is the lower level of almost 100 years old Kyoto machiya, traditional Kyoto townhouse. Our New York architect based in Kyoto Geoffrey P. Moussas renovated it to make this old house a special place where to stay with your family and friends during your vacation in this beautiful... View all property information
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    Kyoto is famous for having been the ancient capital of Japan, dating back over 1200 years. The sheer beauty of the temples, shrines, gardens and culture imbued within, makes Kyoto one of the most revered places in the world. Bairin-an (Plum Grove) is one unit of Kyo Machiya Miyabi in Kiyomizu area,... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars (9) Excellent
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    This beautifully renovated townhome is just a few minutes from the Keihan underground train line which offers easy access to the commercial center of Kyoto. Since it only a short taxi ride the location is ideal for those coming from Kyoto station. A great base if you have a JR rail pass and want to... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 April 2015
    The house was great! Was really well renovated and comfortable. The host provided us with some wonderful notes which made it really easy locating the accommodation. The house is...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 December 2014
    Great quiet central location. Clean washroom and shower. Washer and dryer work well. Small shops nearby for provisions. 15-20 minute walk from Kyoto station. Very well...
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    The renovation of Senraku House located in downtown Kyoto was completed in Spring 2011. Now, modern convenience has been added to its history of the house. This small Traditional Japanese House is on a quiet lane-way in a very convenient area in Kyoto: 24HR convenience stores, 24HR supermarket,... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 March 2015
    We stayed in Rieko and Thomas' beautiful Japanese traditional home for four nights. Right from our initial enquiry, Thomas & Rieko were clear, efficient and forthcoming with all...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 14 November 2014
    We stayed at this house in October with my husband and two kids (5 and 3). We wanted them to experience the traditional Japanese style homes and we loved it! The house is very...
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    We offer a private house located in heart of Kyoto, that was renovated into a Kyoto-style townhouse called Kyo-Machiya for guests from abroad or in Japan as a Vacation Rental House. Accommodate up to 5 persons, you can use it according to your needs at a reasonable price. Spend time with your... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 September 2014
    We were travelling in a group of 4, with 2 of us in their 60s and 70s. We wanted to choose a place to stay that is clean and quiet and feelings more "home-like" than normal...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 12 July 2014
    Lovely accommodation & we loved the experience of living like locals! The house was comfy & cozy & perfect for my husband, my 2 teenage daughters, & my 11 year old. House fully...
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    We offer a private house located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, that has been renovated into a Kyoto-style townhouse called Kyo-Machiya for guests from abroad or in Japan to use as a Vacation Rental House. This beautiful house is located in downtown Kyoto where many classic style homes remain. We are... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 September 2014
    Let's face it. A lot of hotels look alike. And sure, there's some services that are comfortable, but when I visit another country and stay in a hotel I always feel like I'm...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 September 2014
    Location pleine de charme, très confortable. Accueil formidable et beaucoup de conseils pour passer un bon séjour. Lieu proche du métro: 4mn à pieds
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    THe apartment is a two bedroomed apartment at Karasuma-Gojo in central Kyoto. It is in a modern building with a security door. Each of the bedrooms has a double bed and there is a sofa bed in the living room. They is a spacious well equiped kitchen. It is one minute from Gojo subway station, so it... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 January 2015
    The apartment has 2 full sized (by Japanese standards) separate bedrooms and a convenient living room. The kitchen is well equipped. To summarise, the apartment is very...
    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 October 2014
    Location is convenient. Owner sent us the location map which makes locating the apartment easy. Place is spacious and the neighbours are friendly. However, the place may need more...
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    ** Just finished furnishing and available now ** My traditional house is located in the central area of Kyoto, 3 stops from Kyoto station by JR line and 8 minute walk to the house. Bus & train lines easily take you to major tourist spots. The Space The downstairs of this charming two story house... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 October 2014
    Our room in the White Hotel was roomy by Japanese standards and the futons were very comfortable. We enjoyed using the traditional room and found the free washers and driers...
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    The Kiyomizu Machiya Inn is located in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kyoto, in the Prime tourist location of Ninezaka next to the Yasaka Pagoda. The Kiyomizu Temple, a Unesco World Heritage site is only a 10 minute walk up the hill from our place. This sought after location offers lots of... View all property information
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 March 2015
    I am a foreign researcher living in Japan, and I needed a place to stay in Kyoto with my parents (both over 65-years-old) when they came to visit me. I can positively say that we...
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 25 November 2014
    We stayed at the Machiya for six nights and can't imagine a better place. The house itself is everything you could dream of - Trevor and Akemi have truly put so much into...
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    In Kyoto city the house is located at Utano district. It's suitable for long tarn stay.Near the house there is a super-market to buy necessaries and UTANO HOSPITAL. By walk you could go to Omuro Ninnaji temple that is identified for World Heritage, and to Uzumasa Eiga Mura that is a film studio of... View all property information
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    This house is in the center of Kyoto and very close to three major train lines and the subway. Its in an unbelievably quiet neighborhood You can find many cafes, bars, restaurants and many sightseeing spots such as Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, the Kyoto National Museum and many many more all... View all property information
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    Meirin Kogane-an is a traditional Japanese townhouse in central Kyoto. It is well located close to Shijo subway station and Karasuma station that takes for 5 min. It's been beautiflly renovated by craftsman in 2014, it still looks just a new house. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and... View all property information
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    Historical machiya townhouse, Kiyomizu Birodo-an is renovated 2013 by local workman. It's very clean, spacious, cozy, fantastic atmosphere. The house is retained a cozy Japanese feeling and modern convenience. Guests can rent out enitre townhouse. You will have a great experience that never get if... View all property information
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    Completely renovated authentic wooden house with western comforts near most tourist sites in Eastern Kyoto, walking distance to Gion, Kiyomizu, Shijo, etc etc. Can house up to 6 people comfortably. The Space Downstairs: Dining room, Living room, Kitchen, Wash room, Toilet, and Bathroom(shower... View all property information
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 October 2014
    The house has two bedrooms, one open kitchen, one bathroom, one toilet and one big sitting area. It's quite big in terms of the hotel size in Japan and can accomodate four to...
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    "my wife and I had a great stay here. Hiroko and David were great hosts, very kind and helpful. Lovely traditional Japanese house, very clean, quiet location near misty mountains but easy, reliable access to town by bus which also went past famous temples and scenic locations. Good local shops, would..." More
    "My wife and I chose to rent an apartment because we wanted the feeling of living in Kyoto. We were so glad we did. After the first few days of our two week stay, it really began to feel like home. The apartment is located in a great neighborhood with many things to do and see within walking distance. The..." More
    "We had a wonderful stay at Machiya Momiji. Two couples travelling together, plenty of space to spread out and beautifully presented. Supermarket nearby so no problem purchasing breakfast items/snacks. Naoko responded to our emails promptly and assisted us with restaurant recommendations and our taxi back..." More
    Kyoto Vacation Rentals

    Stroll like a kimono-clad samurai of a bygone era in the cool, dappled sunlight of Bamboo Street, where towering bamboo forests and stone walls hide sheltered gardens and silent neighborhoods. Your money-saving Kyoto vacation rental home, condo, apartment, townhouse, or traditional machiya puts you in the heart of ancient Japan’s former imperial capitol. Kyoto is still a religious center, with over 1,600 temples and scores of Shinto shrines, gardens, historic buildings, and museums. Kyoto’s riverside cherry trees blossoming in spring, colorful autumn leaves, and winter snows have inspired artists and haiku writers for centuries.

    Vacation Rentals Best Kyoto Choice

    Besides money-savings compared to luxury hotels, your Kyoto vacation rental can bring you closer to a traditional Japanese life style if you opt for tatami mats, rice paper doors, futons, soaking in cedar tubs, and meditative gardens. Though modern comforts like beds, showers, flat screen TVs, and computers are equally available. Enlist a vacation rental host to help fine-tune your sightseeing itinerary of temples, teahouses, theaters, shrines, gardens, shops, and museums. The money-savings from a Kyoto vacation rental can help pay for tea ceremonies, Geisha district entertainment, Kabuki at Minamiza Theater, antiques, fabrics, ceramics, handicrafts, sake, sushi, and noodle house meals.

    Kyoto History

    Explore the roots of modern Japan at the Kyoto Archaeological Museum. Japan’s ancient power struggles are exemplified by the Tokugawa shogun’s Kyoto residence, Nijo-jo Castle, and the emperor’s Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace in nearby Imperial Park. Learn about traditional Japanese ceramics at the Raku Museum. Travel in time to 1940-1970, the pre-plastic Japanese toy robot era, at the Tin Toy Museum. Let the kids gorge on manga comics at the Kyoto International Manga Museum.

    Nature & Gardens

    Take the kids to Iwatayama Monkey Park in Nishikyo-ku. Kyoto Botanical Garden has a bonsai exhibit, bamboo garden, cherry trees, irises, camellias, hydrangea, and peonies. The garden of rocks, raked sand, and dwarf trees at Konchi-in Temple is a masterpiece dating to 1627. Arashiyama District’s Tenryu-ji Temple zen garden, laid out in the 1300s by Muso Soseki, was the first designed for meditation rather than strolling. Ryoan-ji Temple’s stone “garden of emptiness,” laid out in 1499 and viewed from above like a framed painting, is world-renowned as a device to aid meditation.

    Temples, Theaters & Shopping

    Pontocho’s riverside theater and geisha district is near the Nishikoji-dori food and vegetable arcade. The nearby Kawaramachi shopping district has local craftsmen specializing in everything from dolls and kimonos to paper umbrellas and painted fans. Gion, the old geisha and entertainment district across the Kamo River from Pontocho, still has performance theaters and cha-ya (teahouses). The adjacent Eastern Mountain District of Higashiyama-ku has a historic walking route from the cliff-top Kiyomizu-dera Temple to Gion’s Yasaka-jinja Shrine.