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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
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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'SUO-AN' machiya house. 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. ----------------------------------------------------------------- KITCHEN (1F): • Induction Heating Cooker • Microwave • Toaster • Kettle • Rice cooker • Cookware • Plates, Cups & Cutlery (enough for 6 guests) • Kitchen Cloth, Sponge, and Kitchen Detergent ----------------------------------------------------------------- LIVING ROOM Japanese Style (1F): • Low table with seating • Plasma TV • View of Tsuboniwa traditional Japanese garden ----------------------------------------------------------------- JAPANESE-Style Room (2F): • Up to 2 Japanese-style futon bedding --------------------...'SUO-AN' machiya house. 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. ----------------------------------------------------------------- KITCHEN (1F): • Induction Heating Cooker • Microwave • Toaster • Kettle • Rice cooker • Cookware • Plates, Cups & Cutlery (enough for 6 guests) • Kitchen Cloth, Sponge, and Kitchen Detergent ----------------------------------------------------------------- LIVING ROOM Japanese Style (1F): • Low table with seating • Plasma TV • View of Tsuboniwa traditional Japanese garden ----------------------------------------------------------------- JAPANESE-Style Room (2F): • Up to 2 Japanese-style futon bedding ----------------------------------------------------------------- BATHROOMS (1F and 2F): • Bathtub, rainfall shower, toilet • Shower, toilet on 1F • Bathroom Amenities: Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Soap, Body Sponge, Hair Dryer and Razors • Towels ----------------------------------------------------------------- WESTERN-style Room (2F): • 2 twin-sized beds ----------------------------------------------------------------- JAPANESE-Style Room (2F): • Up to 2 Japanese-style futon bedding ----------------------------------------------------------------- OTHER ESSENTIALS: • Free wifi, Washing Machine (with Dryer Function), Washing detergent, Air Conditioning with Heater Unit, Iron with Iron Board ----------------------------------------------------------------- --------------OTHER THINGS to NOTE-------------- ☆CHECK-IN will be at a separate location ☆ (our office is a 6 min. walk from Kyoto Station). We will ask you to stop by our office BEFORE heading to the machiya house. There will be one cellphone available at this 'machiya' -- please feel free to contact our office (24 hours a day) in case of any trouble or emergencies. An English-speaking staff member will be available for help. ------------ACCOMMODATION FEE------------- ☆IMPORTANT☆ All Payments will be charged in JAPANESE YEN. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 京都市指令保保生第192号More
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Machiya Residence Inn
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2010
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・A 24 hour emergency phone connecting you to our staff is available in each room. ------------------------------------------------ Following a revision of accommodation tax regulations, the City of Kyoto will charge each guest an accommodation tax effective 1 October, 2018. We kindly ask that you make the payment for the separate accommodation tax during check-in. 【The Accommodation Tax Rate】 Under 20,000 yen-------200 yen From 20,000 yen to under 50,000 yen-------500 yen 50,000 yen and over--------1,000 yen ※ The accommodation tax will be charged per person per night. ※ The accommodation tax applies only to the accommodation fee, and will not apply to meals, luggage delivery, or any other services.
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Reviewed 3 January 2020

A lovely spacious townhouse perfect for families. Spotless facilities and very well equipped. Very comfortable beds. Excellent communication from owners. Just lovely.

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank LisaJKaus
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We stayed at the Machiya Suoan in Kyoto for 6 nights during a 2 week visit to Japan with our daughter, her husband and their two young boys. It is not far from a subway station, which then links to Kyoto Station. The rooms are...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank vjq
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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

Date of stay: April 2015
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 14 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

Date of stay: October 2014
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

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

Date of stay: May 2014
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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Safe
Dryer
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Private Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
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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. --------ACCESS-------- 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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