Gojozaka Samurai Machiya

Kyoto, Kyôto [Kyoto], Japan 605-0873

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Samurai Joe, the house protector of Gojozaka Machiya
Arrival at the Gojozaka Machiya, the illuminated front garden
The entrance
An old Noh mask welcomes you in the entrance.
Beautifully decorated dining-kitchen
From the dining-kitchen, access to the living room and garden.
The various appliances and utensils for the usage of our guests.
The living room with the garden behind the Yukimi shôji. Samurai Joe is in the Tokonoma (Alcove)
The living room with the large screen HD TV (with Netflix) hidden in the closet. The  garden is behind the Yukimi shôji.
View of the living room and the kitchen.
The living room overlooking the garden.  Samurai Joe is in the tokonoma (alcove)
The living room overlooking the garden (shôji closed).  Samurai Joe is in the tokonoma (alcove)
The private rear garden
The private rear garden
An old Edo Era  Byôbu  on the wall of the kitchen.
The western bedroom with a double bed.
The Geisha Room  with tatami mats. A traditional wedding kimono decorates the wall.
The upstairs Geisha room with one futon (depending on the number of guests, up to three futons can be placed in the room)
The tokonoma (alcove) of the Geisha room.  Yume the character on the  Kakejiku  (scroll) means   Dream.
The Oiran Room with a large wall mounted Byôbu.
The upstairs Oiran room with two futons (depending on the number of guests, up to three futons can be placed in the room)
The Oiran Room upstairs is decorated with special artwork.
Powder/laundry room with a fully automatic all-in-one washer/dryer.
Traditional Cypress wood bathroom
Shower room upstairs
Gojozaka Machiya 1F - Floor Plan
Gojozaka Machiya 2F - Floor Plan
Garden at the entrance
In the entrance, the maneki-neko (beckoning cat) is a lucky charm talisman which will bring you good luck.
Samurai Joe, the house protector
Old traditional Japanese doll
The  Hotei San  gods in the kitchen protect the house from fire
Complete renovation under way...
Access to the house from the main street.
  • Description

    Located near Kiyomizu Temple, in a quiet residential area, Gojozaka Machiya has all the charm of an old traditional Kyoto townhouse, with luxurious modern facilities and comfort. Fully renovated, it will be the perfect location to stay for the visit of Kyoto, while experimenting the lifestyle of the local people.

    This large house (over 85 m2 / 900 sq ft) is spacious enough for groups of up to 10 persons. It features a large LDK, 2 Japanese tatami mat bedrooms (futon) and 1 Western-style bedroom. There is a traditional wooden bathroom with bathtub on the ground floor, and a shower room upstairs. It has two separate toilets.

    The house has been decorated with old traditional Japanese art crafts for a more refined atmosphere. You'll experience the traditional way of living of the people of Kyoto and enjoy a unique cultural experience, with all the modern comfort you can wish for.

    The fully equipped modern kitchen will pleased anyone who wants to cook at home.
    And as our guests, you have unlimited access to super fast (optical fiber) internet access via Wi-Fi throughout the house as well as unlimited movies with Netflix (or use the Blu-Ray Disk player) with the large (60 in) flat panel HDTV.


    • Accommodates:10
    • Bedrooms:4
    • Bathrooms:2


    • Amenity Availability Air Conditioning
    • Amenity Availability Heating
    • Amenity Availability Hot Tub
    • Amenity Availability Internet
    • Amenity Availability Kid Friendly
    • Amenity Availability No Smoking
    • Amenity Availability TV
    • Amenity Availability Washer/Dryer
    • Amenity Availability Wireless Internet
    • Amenity Availability Buzzer/ Wireless Intercom
    • Amenity Availability Essentials, Body soap, shampoo, conditioner
    • Amenity Availability Fully equipped kitchen with numerous appliances
    • Amenity Availability Iron and Hair Dryer

    Rates and Availability

    Weeknight Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Min Stay
    Standard Rate
    $375 / night$395 / nightN/AN/A3
    Spring - Hanami 2019
    03/25/2019 - 05/05/2019
    $440 / night$470 / nightN/AN/A3
    Gion Matsuri 2019
    07/07/2019 - 07/17/2019
    $395 / night$420 / nightN/AN/A3
    Gion Matsuri Ato 2019
    07/22/2019 - 07/24/2019
    $395 / night$420 / nightN/AN/A3
    Aug - Obon 2019
    08/09/2019 - 08/15/2019
    $395 / night$420 / nightN/AN/A3
    Fall - Kôyô 2019
    10/25/2019 - 12/05/2019
    $440 / night$470 / nightN/AN/A3
    Xmas / New Year 2019
    12/23/2019 - 01/05/2020
    $410 / night$410 / nightN/AN/A3
    Spring - Hanami 2020
    03/25/2020 - 05/05/2020
    $440 / night$470 / nightN/AN/A3
    Gion Matsuri 2020
    07/07/2020 - 07/17/2020
    $395 / night$420 / nightN/AN/A3
    Gion Matsuri Ato 2020
    07/22/2020 - 07/24/2020
    $395 / night$420 / nightN/AN/A3
    Aug - Obon 2020
    08/09/2020 - 08/15/2020
    $395 / night$420 / nightN/AN/A3
    Fall - Kôyô 2020
    10/25/2020 - 12/05/2020
    $440 / night$470 / nightN/AN/A3
    Xmas / New Year 2020
    12/23/2020 - 01/05/2021
    $410 / night$410 / nightN/AN/A3
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