KISSHO-An is a cozy, renovated machiya house located in the Center of Downtown Kyoto! Perfect for couples & families looking for a unique experience of staying in a quiet, traditional Japanese house while having the luxury of being in the center of the city..!
5 minute walk to Shijo Area, and located near SHIJO subway station(access from Kyoto station and fastest way to get to Downtown Kyoto) and KARASUMA station (5 min)Hankyu Line, easy access to OSAKA&one transfer to NARA prefecture).
**On Jul. 16, during the Gion Festival, there will be a food stand set up in the garden by the house. Preparation will begin from 10AM, and will close around 10-11PM. Please note that because this is festival season in Kyoto, there will be more noise than usual in celebration for the Gion Festival. For travelers who want to be in the heart of this unique annual festival, this is a good chance to experience it up close!**
What kind of experience does KISSHO AN house offer?
TRAVEL IN GROUPS/FAMILY and share quality time by staying and sharing meals in the same house! With extra futons, up to 5 people can fit in the house.
STAY OUT LATE and explore the Kyoto nightlife at local izakaya/pubs without worrying about the last bus or train. The house is located in walking distance to many restaurants and local hubs!
ENJOY the convenience of staying right in the city center in Kyoto:
KARASUMA Hankyu Station (5 min.) and Kyoto Metro SHIJO Station (5 min.)
SOAK in a spacious modern bath after a full day of exploring Kyoto's beautiful sightseeing spots.
SHOP at local supermarkets(2-3 minutes walk from house) and EXPLORE COOKING Japanese culinary dishes in the kitchen equipped with modern amenities and eat like locals!
The property has 2 cozy bedrooms, spacious western bath, a tatami floor living room, a modern kitchen and a cozy dining area!
The house has 2 bedrooms with new Japanese tatami flooring for the Japanese futon bedding. The two bedrooms are separated by a fusuma; a Japanese paper sliding door. Ideal for groups traveling together, but want a little privacy while getting ready for their day out or quietly tucking in after a full day in Kyoto.
The house has:
=FREE pocket Wi-Fi so you can carry it to access Internet wherever you go during your trip.
=Basic kitchenware and tools
= Washing machine
= Shampoo, conditioner, and body-wash
= and of course, lovely, soft towels!
This is a full house rental that is entirely private to the guests : ) There are no other guests sharing the house.
Some houses have private cleaning lockers for the cleaning staff to use. If it is locked, please respect the cleaner's tools and contact us if you will need anything from it.
Please feel free to ask us any questions via HomeAway messaging or email.
In the case of an emergency during your stay, please contact the emergency number provided in our profile.
===== FAQ =====
Q. Since I will have the trip on my own, is the location of your accommodation safe for a single lady?
A. Yes, the area where house is situated is very safe. It is an up-market neighborhood, and single women often walk around to and from their apartments, workplaces and the station.
I think you will find staying in this house in Kyoto to be convenient, relaxing and safe.
Q. Will there be other guests sharing the accommodation?
A. During your stay you will be the only guest staying in this house. It is a private house rental and you will have your own door code, so you can come and go as you please.
Q. Is there anything we have to do for our check out?
A. No, we just kindly ask guests to leave the garbage INSIDE the house for the cleaning team to dispose instead of leaving them outside.
Please remember to take all of you personal belongings with you and close the door when stepping out.
Q. Is early check in or check out possible?
A. Typically, our check in is between 15:00-20:00PM and check out at 10:00AM. However, please message us if you have any special requests since there may be a chance that we can work a schedule around it : )
Q. Can we drop off our luggage before our 15:00PM check in time?
A. Please message us for this special request.
Q. Can we send luggage to the house?
A. Under very specific conditions, this is possible. Japan's luggage delivery is very precise, and so we ask guests sending luggage to the house to set up the luggage arrival time/date to be the day after check in to be present for the luggage to be received by guests since we don't want to risk guests to lose their luggage. Please ask us for more details if you are planning on sending luggage to the house.
Q. We have a small child that won't be needing separate bedding. Can they stay for free?
A. If your child will require a separate bedding and separate towels, please count them in the number of guests staying. If they will be sharing bedding and towels, he/she is welcomed to stay free of charge.Get the full listing »