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Kiyomizu Machiya Inn is a Japanese-style townhouse located in a historic neighbourhood, just a 10-minute walk from the UNESCO world heritage site, Kiyomizu Temple. Free WiFi access is available throughout the property.

This non-smoking property offers a flat-screen TV with satellite and cable channels, as well as a DVD player. The seating area is fitted with a sofa, and the private bathroom comes with free toiletries and a bath.

No meals are served on site, but guests can prepare their own meals using the kitchen, which comes fully equipped with a stovetop, a refrigerator, a toaster and a microwave.

Gion Shijo Station is a 15-minute walk away, while Yasaka Shrine is a 10-minute walk from the property. Kyoto Station is a 12-minute taxi ride away, and Kansai International Airport can be accessed within a 1-hour and 20-minute drive from the townhouse.

This is our guests' favourite part of Kyoto, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

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Kiyomizu Machiya Inn has been welcoming guests since 28 May 2014.

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Situated in the best rated area in Kyoto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9

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Max adults: 5. Max children: 2
Japanese-Style Townhouse - Non-Smoking
  • Bedroom 1: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 2: 2 futon beds
  • Bedroom 3: 1 futon bed
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About Kiyomizu Machiya Inn

Welcoming guests since 28 May 2014

We speak your language

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  • Is there a curfew?

    No Curfew. You are the only guests staying in the machiya townhouse, so there is no limit on the time you can enter the property. We do however share walls with our neighbours so please try and be quiet and respectful of their needs. Arigato

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    Answered on 25 October 2021
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ninenzaka and Sannenzaka
    0.1 miles
  • Ishibe Alley
    0.1 miles
  • Kodai-ji Temple
    0.2 miles
  • Yurufuwari
    0.3 miles
  • Jishu Shrine
    0.4 miles
  • Rokuharamitsu-ji Temple
    0.4 miles
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    0.4 miles
  • Kennin-ji Temple
    0.4 miles
  • Yasaka Shrine
    0.4 miles
  • Maruyama Park
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Gion Shijo Station
    0.6 miles
  • Shoren-in Temple
    0.7 miles
  • Old Rissei Elementary School
    0.8 miles
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
    0.8 miles
  • Samurai Kembu Kyoto
    0.8 miles
  • Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall
    1.2 miles
  • Heian Shrine
    1.3 miles
  • Eikan-do Zenrin-ji Temple
    1.4 miles
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    1.5 miles
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
    2.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Yasaka Pagoda
    0.1 miles
  • Lake Kiyomizu Dera
    0.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Itami Airport
    24.3 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    40.3 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    49.3 miles
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Facilities of Kiyomizu Machiya Inn
No parking available.
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Laptop safe
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Video
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Sit back and relax
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
Services & Extras
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
Building characteristics
  • Semi-detached
  • Public transport tickets
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
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House rules Kiyomizu Machiya Inn takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 hours

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

No cots or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 09:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Credit card will be used for guarantee purposes only. To make a payment, guests must pay via PayPal using a credit card.

After a booking is made, guests will receive an e-mail from the property explaining the payment procedures.

Guests must pay one night's deposit within 3 days of receiving the payment instructions in order to secure the booking, otherwise the booking will be cancelled.

The final payment for the entire stay is due 30 days prior to the check-in date.

Guests who cancel the booking may receive a refund in accordance with the Cancellation Policy.

Guests must check-in at the Management Company and receive a key to the property. Their office is located near JR Kyoto Station (a 3 minute walk) and is open daily from 10:00 to 19:00.

The office address and the map to the property will be provided once the payment is made.

Guests are kindly requested to keep the noise level down as the property is in a very quiet residential area.

There is no child rate. Children will be charged normal adult rates unless they are infants who can share a bed.

If you have any questions, you can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property owner directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

Please inform Kiyomizu Machiya Inn in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

An accommodation tax per person per night is not included in the price and needs to be paid at the property.

License number: 京都市指令保保生第165号

FAQs about Kiyomizu Machiya Inn

  • Yes, Kiyomizu Machiya Inn is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Kiyomizu Machiya Inn has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 3 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Kiyomizu Machiya Inn on this page.

  • Check-in at Kiyomizu Machiya Inn is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Kiyomizu Machiya Inn can accommodate the following group size:

    • 5 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Kiyomizu Machiya Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Kiyomizu Machiya Inn by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h 30min

  • The prices at Kiyomizu Machiya Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Kiyomizu Machiya Inn is 1.7 miles from the centre of Kyoto.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Kiyomizu Machiya Inn on this page.