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Large Luxury Townhouse x FREE WiFi x Walk to CITY CENTER x NISHIKI Market

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
'SHOBU-AN'. The seamless blending of the traditional and functional will allow you to experience the “harmony and beauty' of this authentic Kyoto townhouse. Named after the colour of the Japanese iris, a delicate bluish-purple hued flower, your stay at Shobu-an will no doubt become a highlight of your visit to Kyoto. When you reserve Shobu-an and Suo-an, up to 14 guests can be accommodated. ----------------------------------------------------------------- KITCHEN (1F): • Induction Heating Cooker • Refrigerator • Microwave • Toaster • Kettle • Rice cooker • Cookware • Plates, Cups & Cutlery • Kitchen Cloth, Sponge, and Kitchen Detergent ----------------------------------------------------------------- LIVING ROOM Japanese Style (1F): • Low table with seating • View of Tsuboniwa traditional ...'SHOBU-AN'. The seamless blending of the traditional and functional will allow you to experience the “harmony and beauty' of this authentic Kyoto townhouse. Named after the colour of the Japanese iris, a delicate bluish-purple hued flower, your stay at Shobu-an will no doubt become a highlight of your visit to Kyoto. When you reserve Shobu-an and Suo-an, up to 14 guests can be accommodated. ----------------------------------------------------------------- KITCHEN (1F): • Induction Heating Cooker • Refrigerator • Microwave • Toaster • Kettle • Rice cooker • Cookware • Plates, Cups & Cutlery • Kitchen Cloth, Sponge, and Kitchen Detergent ----------------------------------------------------------------- LIVING ROOM Japanese Style (1F): • Low table with seating • View of Tsuboniwa traditional Japanese garden • TV ----------------------------------------------------------------- JAPANESE-Style Room (1F): • Up to 1 Japanese-style futon bedding ----------------------------------------------------------------- BATHROOMS (1F): • Bathtub, shower, toilet on 1F • Additional toilet on 1F • Bathroom Amenities: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Soap, Body Sponge, Hair Dryer and Razors • Towels ----------------------------------------------------------------- WESTERN-style Room (2F): • 2 double-sized beds ----------------------------------------------------------------- JAPANESE-Style Room (2F): • Up to 3 Japanese-style futon bedding ----------------------------------------------------------------- OTHER ESSENTIALS: • Free wifi, Washing Machine (no dryer), Washing detergent, Air Conditioning with Heater Unit, Iron with Iron Board -------------OTHER THINGS to NOTE------------- 【CHECK-IN will be at your house】 Please contact our office once you have entered the house. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 京都市指令保保生第191号More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
- No shoes inside the house. - There is NO parking space available. Please *do not* park on the street, or in the neighbour’s parking spot. ▶︎▶︎請注意、這裡沒有停車位。請不要把車停在路邊或是在鄰家的停車位上。 ▶︎▶︎请注意、这里没有停车位。请不要把车停在路边或是在邻家的停车位上。
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2010
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Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

We found this townhouse to be very assessable and close to the train station and shopping district. Had some instructions in English for working appliances. Very clean. And helpful staff at reception.More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Odyssey21150168993, VR Owner at Large Luxury Townhouse x FREE WiFi x Walk to CITY CENTER x NISHIKI Market, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Dear Roslyn, Thank you very much for your kind review of this traditional machiya holiday house. It was a pleasure to accommodate you and we are glad that you enjoyed your experience! Our guest service team had a wonderful time supporting you during your stay,...More

Reviewed 20 February 2019 via mobile

this was our first time to choose staying in a Japanese style house. Surprisingly, it was a very pleasant experience. The house is well-equipped but it was a bit cold even with all the heaters on.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank angelbushishi
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a great Japanese style property located at walking distance from beautiful city center of Kyoto. We stayed there for couple nights and had a great time. There is one European style bedroom and all the others are Japanese style so you have a...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Boris G
Odyssey21150168993, VR Owner at Large Luxury Townhouse x FREE WiFi x Walk to CITY CENTER x NISHIKI Market, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Dear Boris, Thank you very much for your kind review of "Shobu-an" machiya house. It was a pleasure to accommodate you and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Like you, many guests enjoy the traditional design of the house as well as its...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a beautiful place to stay. It was located in a quiet street but quite close (5-10 minute cab ride) to the Gion district where there were loads of beautiful restaurants, and about a 20 minute cab ride to most tourist attractions. It was very...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Jasmin K
Odyssey21150168993, VR Owner at Large Luxury Townhouse x FREE WiFi x Walk to CITY CENTER x NISHIKI Market, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Dear Jasmin K, Thank you very much for your kind review of this machiya holiday house! It was a pleasure to accommodate you and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience! We aim to offer guests a traditional, one of a kind...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

The people managing this house was excellent. They introduced us to a place where we could leave our luggage and have it delivered to the house directly which helped us out a lot! They were very responsive to all our questions and requests. The inside...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Paradise672014
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Thank you for your review of your stay with Machiya Residence Inn! We hope you enjoyed your stay at our "Shobu-an" machiya house, and that it was everything you had expected and more. We are happy to hear that our delivery service was convenient for...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights after 10 days skiing in the alps. I have to say, it was so much colder in Kyoto than Niigata/ Nagano! However, the house was well equipped with heaters and we were quite comfortable. Most people wouldn't use the...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Kelliephillipps
Management response:Responded 2 February 2016

Dear Kellie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay with Machiya Residence Inn Kyoto! The week that you and your guests came to stay with us was quite cold, wasn't it? However, we are happy to hear...More

Reviewed 26 October 2014

Absolutely amazing place in a really central yet quiet area of Kyoto. The house was extremely clean, tidy, comfortable and very very beautiful. The bath and garden were gorgeous and my friends and I could not stop taking pictures. Customer service was great really friendly...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank nichsin
Management response:Responded 5 May 2015

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your stay with us at Shobu-an. The charm of a Machiya is not only its aesthetically pleasing interior and exterior, but also the beautiful garden within. We, at Machiya...More

Reviewed 28 July 2014

We had a 3 nights stay at Shoubuan and totally loved it! A very traditional and authentic Japanese experience - yet we did not go without any comforts. The house has such an amazing feel, a very cultural experience with the tatami matting and futons,...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank 644gabbyw
Management response:Responded 11 January 2015

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in Shoubu-an. Traveling can sometimes mean giving up some of the comforts of privacy and your own space, but we hope you were able to spread out...More

Reviewed 24 June 2014

It was a nice experience staying in a machiya. Really enjoyed the stay there. The staff was really helpful as we had some issues with the wifi and Internet connection on the 1st day, he dropped by the machiya after after working hours to resolve...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank DCHUA72
Management response:Responded 19 February 2015

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay in Shoubu-an. We are also glad to hear that our staff was able to be of help to you, and apologize for any inconveniences that the problematic internet connection...More

Reviewed 21 April 2014

I rented this house with 3 friends and we all loved it. It is a very traditonal, super cute, very clean, comfortable and stylish little house. The staff was helpful and we had all the commodities in the house (including wifi). I would definitely recommend...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank Ana G
Management response:Responded 21 April 2014

Thank you for comments. We are happy to hear that you had a memorable and enjoyable stay at Shoubuan. We hope that you will come back to Kyoto again and...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Safe
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
-----ACCESS ----- The accommodation facility is located a 9 minute walk from the Shijo-Karasuma Station, Kyoto's busy city centre, and a 10-minute walk from Higashi Hongan-ji Temple. It is also located in a convenient spot with easy access the main Kyoto Station, sightseeing areas such as Gion and Kawaramachi, and Nijo Castle. For dining out, Nishiki-Market, a long shopping street lined with restaurants and markets, is within walking distance. In addition, located behind Shoubu-an is another machiya, Suo-an. For larger groups of guests, we recommend reserving both properties where up to 14 people are able to stay when both machiya are combined.
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