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Kyoto Toji Samurai Machiya, Modern Luxury Comfort

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The ground floor, Japanese living space, dining room, box-stairs leading to the loft bedroom
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The ground floor, Japanese living space, dining room, box-stairs leading to the loft bedroom
The street gate and access to the house by a long corridor from the street.
Access to the house by a long corridor from the street.
The entrance, with the traditional wedding kimono.
The ground floor, Japanese living space, dining room, box-stairs leading to the loft bedroom.
The Dining/ Kitchen seen from the Japanese living room (with tatami mats and paper doors)
The entrance on the right, dining table, with the Western bedroom in front.
Samurai Kevin, the guardian of the house
The living room with Samurai Kevin in the Tokonoma (alcove), the garden on the left. With hidden TV.
The living room with Samurai Kevin in the Tokonoma (alcove), the garden on the left. With hidden TV.
The Japanese tatami mat living Room with the TsuboNiwa (courtyard garden)  open
The Japanese tatami mat living Room with the TsuboNiwa (courtyard garden)  closed
The Japanese tatami mat living Room can be entirely closed for privacy.
The Japanese tatami mat living Room can be entirely closed for privacy.
The Japanese tatami mat living Room used as a bedroom. Futons are placed inside on the tatami mats.
The Western bedroom with a double bed, working desk in use
The Western bedroom with a double bed, desk folded, closet on the right
The Japanese living room with the Tsuboniwa garden behind paper windows. A large screen TV is hidden
The Tsuboniwa or Courtyard garden, with Momiji (mapple) trees seen from the bathroom - very relaxing
The fully equipped kitchen
The cooking appliances and utensils for our guests
The laundry room and toilet
The Tsuboniwa or Courtyard garden, with Momiji (mapple) trees.  The bathroom is on the left
The loft bedroom, with two single beds
The loft bedroom, with two single beds
Toji Machiya Floor Plan
These two old Noh Masks were found in the rubbles of the original machiya (townhouse)
Our traditional Japanese doll
A Hotei san, protective god for the house against the fire
Our traditional Japanese doll
The kitchen corner
The kitchen corner
Toji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in April
Kobo San Flea Market at the Toji Temple
Kobo San Flea Market at the Toji Temple
Toji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site under snow in Winter
The garden of Shossibo Temple within Toji Temple
The garden of Shossibo Temple within Toji Temple in April
Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kyoto No.1 tourist attraction (TripAdvisor)
Kiyomizu Temple, 15 min away by direct bus
Hanamikoji, Gion, less than 20 min by direct bus
Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion
Hanami - Cherry Blossom, along the Kamo River
Kyoto Kaiseki Cuisine, a unique visual and tasting experience
A Geisha around Miyagawa-Cho
Bamboo Grove in Arashiyama
Maiko walking by night around the old part of town
Toji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located a few hundred meters from the house
The beautiful smile of a gorgeous Maiko
Kiyomizu Temple is accessible directly by bus (about 15 min)
Kiyomizu Temple is accessible directly by bus (about 15 min)
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki
Newly open, fully renovated old Kyoto Machiya in great location!

Located 300 m from the famous Toji Temple, in a quiet neighborhood, 'Toji Machiya' is an old traditional Kyoto townhouse, featuring luxurious modern facilities and comfort.

The old townhouse has been entirely redesigned from the ground up, with both traditional and modern material. Special attention was paid to the refined atmosphere of the place as well as the comfort, for the enjoyment of our guests.

Our concept remains “Old Traditional Machiya with Modern Comfort”. Yes, in Kyoto, old traditional townhouse (Machiya) are actually very cold in winter and quite hot during the summer.

From the street, you access the newly renovated townhouse thought a gate and a leading garden passage. A beautiful wedding kimono welcomes you in the large entrance. A glass doo...
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About the Manager
Akiko Hochner
Languages spoken:Japanese, English, French, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The place looks even better than the pictures! My family and I all enjoyed our stay and took full advantage of the amenities. Akiko was so wonderful communicative , I couldn’t have asked for a better place and host. I will definitely be coming back...More

Thank Sabrina T
Management response:Responded 9 March 2018

Thank you for your comment, Sabrina. It has been a pleasure to have you, and we look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you and your family again.

Reviewed 21 January 2018

Our family of five loved our stay in the Toji Machiya - it was one of the highlights of our trip to Japan! The home is very thoughtfully furnished and equipped and beautifully presented. Akiko and Patrick are wonderful and considerate hosts who ensured staying...More

Thank katewaddington
Management response:Responded 22 January 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad you liked our house and looking forward to welcoming you again.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We were beyond delighted with this beautifully appointed traditional yet modern Japanese townhouse. The attention to detail with the decor was a nice surprise and the house had everything we required. Fantastically located near trains, local eateries, shops and attractions. We were comfortable and warm,...More

Thank MelissaBarber
Management response:Responded 28 January 2017

Thank you very much for your comment. We're always happy to help our guests and we're glad you enjoyed your stay in Kyoto!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We basically expect our guests to behave the way they would do at home, respecting local laws and regulations. Obviously, no shoes in the house. Sorry, but we do not allow pets...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 King
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night
Default 3 nights
£162
US$215
£181
US$240
12 Jul 2018 -
17 Jul 2018
Gion Matsuri 2018
3 nights
£188
US$250
£204
US$270
22 Aug 2018 -
24 Aug 2018
Gion Matsuri Ato 2018
3 nights
£173
US$230
£188
US$250
25 Oct 2018 -
5 Dec 2018
Fall 2018
3 nights
£245
US$325
£268
US$355
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: £38 / stay - Fee
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: KIX: 50.0 km
Railway: Kyoto Station: 1.5 km
We'll provide our guests with comprehensive map, instructions and information for a smooth and easy arrival.
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