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Experience and Authentic stay in a Traditional Machiya House!

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

I brought two daughters and my wife to Tokiwa-An for six nights. We found the place even nicer than the photos on tripadvisor, though we liked those...the apartment is not big, but we did not feel cramped; this machiya nicely illustrates flexible and clever use of space and storage, and gave us a glimpse of both history and a current...

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We are delighted to hear that you had a pleasant stay at Tokiwa-an. Megumi and I were happy to welcome you and your family to the accommodation and to help...


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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2012 for a stay in November 2012

We stayed at the Machiya during our stay in Kyoto for our honeymoon. The place was very nicely appointed and it was traditional with added modern facilities, located in a Kyoto neighbourhood, very close to train/subway. Hiro was extremely helpful and easy to communicate with. i would stay here again and recommend this highly for couples or small families and...

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Thank you for your stay with Tokiwa-an Machiya Residence Inn. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and were able to make most of your time in Kyoto....


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Reviewed 31 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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This machiya is tucked back in a quiet alley, yet it's close to the train station (10-minute walk) and Gojo subway station (less than 5-minute walk). Our teacher group of 14 rented 3 machiya for 6 nights, and the co-leaders stayed in this house. Having a washing machine and computer made this the perfect place for us in Kyoto. Everything...

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Thank you very much for your stay at Tokiwa-an Machiya Residence Inn. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and made the most of your time in Kyoto....


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cooker
  • Freezer
  • Internet Access
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Nearby is a local udon / soba / sushi restaurant and cozy machiya cafe you can enjoy.

- 3 minutes walking distance from Gojo Station on the Subway Karasuma Line
- 3-5 minutes walking distcane from Gojo Karasuma Bus Stop
- 15-20 minutes walking distance from Kyoto Central Station

Come stay at Tokiwa-an, and we have no doubt that you will enjoy your stay at our machiya and have a great time in Kyoto!
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