1.4 miles from Kyoto International Manga Museum in Kyoto, TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT offers accommodations with access to an open-air bath. Featuring garden and inner courtyard views, this vacation home also features free Wifi. The property is 0.7 miles from the city center and a 16-minute walk from Nijo Castle. The air-conditioned vacation home consists of 2 separate bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with slippers and a hair dryer, and a living room. The vacation home offers bed linen, towels, and laundry service. Guests can relax in the garden at the property. Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall is 1.7 miles from the vacation home, while Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is 2 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Itami Airport, 29 miles from TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Open-air bath

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
3 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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  • Cliff
    United States of America United States of America
    The stay was the perfect balance of traditional and modern design elements that make for a peaceful and tranquil environment. Our stay here was very refreshing and relaxing amidst a busy trip. The private onsen and small garden area were a really...
  • Yevin
    United States of America United States of America
    It was a beautiful property and very well stocked. The bath and outside atmosphere was amazing, and the location was great.
  • Abigail
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The property was beautiful, with a lovely outdoor bath and water feature for a peaceful bathe.

Managed by Tabitabi Stay

Company review score: 9.5Based on 179 reviews from 10 properties
10 managed properties

Company info

Hello, we are【Tabitabi Stay】, a group who love design and traveling. We come from different countries, but we were all attracted by the charm of Kyoto which combining ancientry and modernity, so we decided to stay in this beautiful place and we wish we could share it with you. We think accommodation is indispensable during traveling, and house is one of the ways to represent the local culture. Therefore, we combine these two ideas depending on our know-how to make the design for our guest houses. We share the Kyoto images with you through our guest houses and wish we could make you have the different experience of accommodation. 【Tabi】contains two meanings in Japanese, 「repeating」and「traveling」. In addition, it character in Kanji with「度」and「旅」, which represent a meaning,「Repeating of traveling」. The beauty of Kyoto would make you deeply trapped in it and visit again and again, and we wish that【Tabitabi Stay】 bring you beautiful memories in your journey over and over again as well.

Property info

「TabitabiStay Moonlight」 is a traditional two-storey machiya , which was built in the Taisho era with more than one hundred years history. We retain the original properties of the machiya by using a lot of wood materials, the design of the hollow-out and the high ceilings and the embellishment of cement and steel elements give this house a sense of modernity. At the same time, the convenience of the space-using and the modern equipment are well considered in the house, which is not only to meet your occupancy needs, but also satisfy you a comfortable and enjoyable environment. The Japanese courtyard designed by the veteran courtyard master through the floor-to-ceiling windows and doors of the living room. In the courtyard, a hand-built bathtub is made of Shigaraki-yaki, known as the six ancient kilns in Japan, which is designated used by the Emperor. Here, you can experience the original and traditional Japan, and also you can feel the ingenuity of combining modern elements with traditional craftsmanship. Let’s take a bath with the sake and enjoy the Japanese courtyard after one day of trip!

Neighborhood info

The house is located in a residential area with good manner and good public security, which makes you to take a good rest without being disturbed after a tiring day. Within a five-minute walk are supermarket, pharmacy, 24-hour convenience store, and hundred-yen store. And there are also many restaurants around which is a quite convenient place. ●5-minute walk from subway “Nijo” Station. ●5-minute walk from JR railway “Nijo” station. Nijo Station is located in the center of Kyoto and also the transportation hub of Kyoto. You can directly reach famous sights such as Kamogawa, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, and Mount Arashiyama by train, subway or bus.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Laundry
  • Garden
  • Heating
No parking available.
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Room Amenities
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Open-air bath
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Outdoor & View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Hot Spring
  • Open-air bath
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages Spoken
  • Mandarin
  • English
  • Japanese

Property practice

This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

House rules

TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB American Express Cash is not accepted TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

License number: 京都市指令保医セ第199号


  • Check-in at TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT can accommodate this group size:

    • 5 guests

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

  • TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT is 1 miles from the center of Kyoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

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

  • TABITABI STAY MOONLIGHT offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Open-air bath