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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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
- 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。
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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 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.More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank LisaJKaus
Odyssey21150168993, VR Owner at Historical House in CITY CENTER! 2 Toilets x 7min walk to Train STN x FREE WiFi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2020

Dear LisaJKaus, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to accommodate you and we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN Kyoto. Our guest service team had a wonderful time supporting you during you stay, and...More

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
Odyssey21150168993, VR Owner at Historical House in CITY CENTER! 2 Toilets x 7min walk to Train STN x FREE WiFi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2020

Dear vjq, Thank you very much for your kind review of this traditional machiya holiday house. It was wonderful to accommodate you and we are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay! A spacious two-storey house with a compact kitchen, washing machine and...More

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

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Reviewed 16 July 2014

We stayed at the Suoan Machiya for 4 nights. It was very well appointed and had plenty of room for our family of 4. It also had a washing machine and basic kitchen so great for self catering. The are is close to shopping and...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank CCantrill13
Management response:Responded 11 January 2015

Thank you for your review. We are glad you were able to have a pleasant experience in Suo-an. In an unfamiliar place, we know it may be comforting to know you have a house you can come back to, with a kitchen, washing machine, and...More

Reviewed 3 July 2014

Very impressed with the service provided. After signing the paperwork at reception the office manager was kind enough to hail a cab for us and she gave the driver directions. The townhouse was in immaculate condition. Very clean and comfortable with a luxurious bathroom. More...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank SGS-BrunswickAUS
Management response:Responded 11 January 2015

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in Suo-an. We know how confusing it can be, navigating around a foreign country, so the staff here do our very best to help our guests. Thank you again, and...More

Reviewed 23 June 2014

This was a great little place. Would suit a small group/family. I stayed there during my brothers wedding with friends and it was perfect. It's well worth it for an experience that lets you enjoy the comforts of home with everything you need on hand...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank drdamo
Management response:Responded 11 January 2015

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Suo-an and in Kyoto. We strive to give you comfort and privacy, while also giving you a chance to experience Kyoto life, so are happy that our machiya could provide...More

Reviewed 23 March 2014

We've stayed 2 weeks into the beautiful Suoan Machiya and we enjoyed a lot this house, the neighborhood and the staff of Machiya Inn. The house was perfect for the 4 of us (couple + a 4 years old girl + a 1 1/2 year...More

Date of stay: March 2014
1  Thank sushichti
Management response:Responded 23 March 2014

We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay at this house and were pleased with the service you received. We always strive to offer the conveniences of a hotel...More

Reviewed 7 August 2013

My family of six stayed at Suo-An and nearby Shoubu-An for two nights. It is a wonderful setting with old Kyoto mixed with modern appliances. Both Inns are tastefully decorated, very comfortable and conveniently located in the middle of Kyoto. The first time visitors, my...More

Date of stay: April 2013
Thank GoGatorGirl
Management response:Responded 7 August 2013

Thank you very much for your considerate comments. We take great care in ensuring that guests experience a balanced view of the traditional and modern Japanese lifestyle, so we are...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Garden
Safe
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
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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Historical House in CITY CENTER! 2 Toilets x 7min walk to Train STN x FREE WiFi is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

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