Hana-Touro Stay Yasakano-tou Machiya Premium



This Machiya-style property is very unique, stylish, and cool. The location is the best.  If you are looking for somewhere reminiscent of Kyoto, absolutory I would highly recommend staying at the villa.  It wouldn’t be luxury, but if you love Kyoto, it’s truly worth a visit.  Just hanging out around the property made us feel so nostalgic.  We felt like we lived in Kyoto for long years during our stay.  We really got much of an immersive “Kyoto Experience” as we expected.  Also we fully enjoyed awesome views from the room and the terrace.  I’m sure that you must be excited to explore around here.  This is a definitely spectacular place in Kyoto.  If you stay at the property, you wouldn’t need to travel far as there are many attractive sports within walking distance.  One night stay wouldn’t be enough.  The neighborhood is very quiet at night and in the early morning.  There are many tourists in daytime around the property, though.  This is a two-story villa.  Overall, it tends to be not user-friendly and not functional, but cozy, clean and relaxed.  Facilities tend to be the latest.  Floor heating is installed on 1F and 2F.  All of the amenities are taken care of including enough toiletries and yukatas.  Also there is a small kitchen with a microwave, a fridge, an electric kettle, an IH cooking heater, a coffee machine, dishes, and a Japanese tea set, etc.  Then a humidifier, a DVD player, a CD player, and a washing machine with a dryer are placed.  Also Wifi reception was good.  TV signal was bad, though.  Room service is not available.  There are some convenience stores nearby.  Then the property is not universal design.  There are some steps in the villa.  Wheelchairs are not available.  I wouldn’t recommend it if you take small kids or people with weak feet.  Then there is no option for meals served.  Actually there are many restaurants, cafes, and shops around the property, but most of them are open from 10:00AM or 11:00AM except fast-food restaurants so we went to Kyoto Station for breakfast as some cafés were open from 7:00AM.  Then the property is located a 20-minute walk from Kiyomizu Gojo Station or Gion Shijo Station.  Alternatively it takes 7minute drive or taxi ride from Kyoto Station.  It costs less than 1,000JPY.  If you have a lot of luggage, you may want to take a taxi from Kyoto Station.  There are some narrow stone-paved streets and many steps around the property.  It would be hard to pull suitcases when you move around.  Anyway the best season to stay here would be in spring or fall.  The weather is just nice during the seasons.  On the other hand, I wouldn’t recommend visiting Kyoto City in the summer season.  It’s too hot and humid between early July and mid Sep.  It would be hard to walk outside under the blazing sun, especially small kids and elderly people.  Then, don’t forget to visit Kiyomizu Temple in the early morning.  It’s open from 6:00AM.  The atmosphere is very special, solemn and serene.  There would be few people before 8:00AM.  You can see “Pure Kyoto”.  The early bird catches the worm.  At last, don’t forget to check a weather forecast before booking the villa.  You can enjoy seeing a five-storied pagoda with a beautiful moon at the open terrace called Tsukimidai with a beer in hand.  It couldn’t be better.  Have a nice trip!  Welcome to receive any questions about the property from the below space.  *Please note that most of TAXI drivers wouldn’t know it.  You might want to show a map where it’s located.   **All information is as of the date that I posted on my blog.  ***Check in and out times 2:00PM/10:00AM   You need to inform staff of your expected arrival time when you book the villa.  If you check in after 18:00, you need to inform staff of it in advance.  Check Availability and Pricing for the property on Booking.com

Info about Hana-Touro Stay Yasakano-tou Machiya Premium

Style Modern Machiya-Style Villa
Guest Rating  Exceptional 9.5
Estimated Price  48,000 JPY for 2 adults per room
Contact E-mail Call at 075-256-1117 from domestic
Call at +81 75-256-1117 from overseas
Internet Connection Free wifi in the property
Facility Information Wheelchairs are not available
Pets are not allowed
Parking lot is available at 2,000JPY per day
Location Hana-Touro Stay Yasakano-tou
Machiya Premium’s MAP
Access 10min TAXI from JR Kyoto Station.
Address and TEL 374-1 Yasaka Kamimachi Higashiyama-ku
Kyōto-shi Kyōto-fu 605-0827 
Tel +81 75-256-1117
Official Homepage Hana-Touro Stay Yasakano-tou
Machiya Premium’s HP  *Japanese only

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