Tofukuji Samurai Machiya

Kyoto, Kyôto [Kyoto], Japan 605-0974

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Samurai Jim, the house protector, in his Tokonoma (Alcove)
The house by night at the end of the little alley
The house entrance at the end of the little alley
The entrance with the Noh mask in its niche
The entrance with the Noh Mask in the little niche
The Noh mask welcomes you in the entrance
The first Japanese living room downstairs with a large byobu  (panel) representing two tigers
The second Japanese living room downstairs with Samurai Jim in the Tokonoma (alcove)
Samurai Jim with seasonal cherry blossom
The LDK, Living-Dining-Kitchen
The LDK, Living-Dining-Kitchen, with the large flat HDTV screen on the right.
The LDK, Living-Dining-Kitchen, with the large flat HDTV screen on the right.
View form the dining area into the hall and then Tiger Room.
Living area, with coach, coffee table and HDTV flat screen
Fully equipped kitchen, with fridge, Induction plate, Wave-Oven/Oven, Dish washer, etc.
Everything you'll need to eat at home, for 12 guests
All the necessary appliances have been prepared for you
The stairs, with old decorative items on the wall
An old panel of a Sake Brewery is used to decorate the stairs well.
Double bed in the western bedroom
Two single beds in the second western bedroom on the 2nd floor. A sofa bed is also featured in this room.
Powder room with the all-in-one automatic washing-drying machine
The traditional wooden (cypress) bathroom
The shower room upstairs, with a little powder room
Both toilets are identical -- on the ground and on the second floor
Both toilets are identical -- on the ground and on the second floor
Decoration on the wall of the stairs
Old Ema (painted wooden plaque) from early Meiji period, in the living room
Fukurokuju, one of the seven Gods of Happiness
Tofukuji Machiya Floor Plan - 1F
Tofukuji Machiya Floor Plan - 2F
Maru Ni Ken Katabami, Jim's family crest
  • Description

    Conveniently located next to Tofukuji train station, this large house has been fully renovated. Enjoy the traditional lifestyle of the people of Kyoto in full modern comfort and luxury. Convenient and pleasant for large group.

    With a large LDK (living dining kitchen), five bedrooms, and two bath rooms (in addition to two toilets), this is by far the largest one among our Kyoto Machiya houses. Air conditioning in every room, and with floor heating on the ground floor and radiators on the upper floor, you are sure to always feel comfortable.

    The house features 2 Japanese tatami mat bedrooms (sleeping on futon) and 2 Western-style bedrooms with double and single beds. In the large LDK, living dining kitchen room, we have a long dining table for up to 10 persons. On the ground floor, the house features a traditional wooden bathroom with bathtub/shower, and a shower room upstairs. There are two toilets, one on each floor.

    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 (52 in) flat panel HDTV.

    The house has been decorated with old traditional Japanese art crafts for a more refined atmosphere. You'll appreciate 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.


    • 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 & board, Hair Dryer

    Rates and Availability

    Weeknight Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Min Stay
    Standard Rate
    $395 / night$420 / night$2589 / weekN/A3
    Hanami - Cherry Blossom 2019
    03/25/2019 - 05/05/2019
    $460 / night$485 / nightN/AN/A3
    Gion Matsuri 2019
    07/12/2019 - 07/17/2019
    $415 / night$440 / nightN/AN/A3
    Gion Matsuri "Ato" 2019
    07/22/2019 - 07/24/2019
    $400 / night$425 / nightN/AN/A3
    August - Obon 2019
    08/09/2019 - 08/15/2019
    $400 / night$425 / night$2622 / weekN/A3
    Autumn - Kôyô 2019
    10/25/2019 - 12/05/2019
    $460 / night$485 / night$3008 / weekN/A3
    Xmas - New year 2019
    12/23/2019 - 01/05/2020
    $420 / night$420 / night$2704 / weekN/A3
    Spring - Hanami 2020
    03/25/2020 - 05/05/2020
    $460 / night$485 / night$3008 / weekN/A3
    Gion Matsuri 2020
    07/07/2020 - 07/13/2020
    $415 / night$440 / night$2718 / weekN/A3
    Olympics 2020
    07/14/2020 - 08/15/2020
    $470 / night$495 / night$3072 / weekN/A3
    Fall - Kôyô 2020
    10/25/2020 - 12/05/2020
    $460 / night$485 / night$3008 / weekN/A3
    Xmas / New Year 2020
    12/23/2020 - 01/05/2021
    $440 / night$440 / night$2833 / weekN/A3
    Spring - Hanami 2021
    03/25/2021 - 05/05/2021
    $470 / night$495 / night$3072 / weekN/AN/A
    Gion Matsuri 2021
    07/07/2021 - 07/17/2021
    $415 / night$440 / night$2718 / weekN/AN/A
    Gion Matsuri Ato 2021
    07/22/2021 - 07/24/2021
    $415 / night$440 / night$2718 / weekN/AN/A
    August - Obon 2021
    08/09/2021 - 08/15/2021
    $415 / night$440 / night$2718 / weekN/AN/A
    Fall - Kôyô 2021
    10/25/2021 - 12/05/2021
    $470 / night$495 / night$3072 / weekN/AN/A
    Xmas - NY 2021
    12/23/2021 - 01/05/2022
    $450 / night$450 / night$2898 / weekN/AN/A
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