Traditional Vacation Rentals in Kyoto

Machiya – a traditional Japanese townhouse – is very popular in Kyoto

 

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Luxury Rentals

Luxurious rentals are the best of the best we have to offer you. Look through our luxurious vacational rentals in Kyoto gallery which can inspire and expand your imagination. Here are some of them:

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Kishoan 喜承庵

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 6 people | Size: 113 sqm

Located in Kyoto’s heart,  just a short walk from the imperial palace, this spacious double story home can accommodate up to six guests comfortably. Design-wise it blends traditional machiya ambiance with contemporary, luxury home features offering up the best of both worlds. 

With its open plan living and private, self-contained courtyard complete with an outdoor bath, Kishoan both embodies an effortless sense of flow while still offering guests the ultimate in peace and privacy.

Modern Machiya | MIBU 壬生

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 9 people | Size: 138 sqm

Modern Machiya Mibu is a brand new, fully renovated property centrally located in a peaceful residential area of Kyoto. Walking distance to a 24-hour market provides great convenience and having a full-size kitchen to whip up meals is priceless. This large traditional house boasts double glazed windows for quiet retreat and deep sleeps.

Shiki Homes | BISHO 美咲

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 5 people | Size: 81 sqm

The magnificent Bisho House is without question one of our flagship properties. It’s an artfully renovated traditional home, complete with designer furniture, located in the city’s tranquil but accessible center. 

Bisho House features both Japanese and western-style comforts, including futon and regular custom bedding, as well as a deep bath complete with private Japanese rock garden views. With private office space and plenty of natural lighting, this five guest-capacity house is a dream Kyoto retreat you won’t want to leave.

Premium Rentals

Premium rentals are the best of both worlds; price and value. Look through our premium vacational rentals in Kyoto gallery which can inspire and expand your imagination. Here are some of them:

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Shiki Suites KYOTO UMEKOJI 京都梅小路

Type: Hotel | Capacity: 8 people | Size: 124 sqm

Stay in the Heart of Kyoto! Conveniently located a 9 minute walk or 3 minute taxi from JR Kyoto Train Station. Shiki Suites was completed in July 2018, and features a 1st floor bar/restaurant. Complimentary WiFi is provided throughout the property with concierge service available. Our flagship hotel, Shiki Suites, is a boutique hotel with modern Japanese sensibility, and opened its doors in July 2018. Located right near JR Kyoto Station, you will have unparalleled access to transport.

Shiki Homes | KUMEI 空明

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 6 people | Size: 94 sqm

Kumei is a laid-back, well-designed, machiya-inspired Kyoto home with plenty of attractions, charm, and style. With exposed wooden beams, earthy-colored walls, a modern kitchen and quaint, but elegant Japanese flourishes, like the classic wooden exterior and shoji-inspired sliding doors, it’s the ideal meeting point between old Japan and the modern-day. The double-story, six-person-capacity home is a wonderful choice for traveling groups of all sizes.  

Shiki Homes | TSURU KAME 鶴亀

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 8 people | Size: 99 sqm

Tsuru Kame is an elegant 99m² dual machiya complex. This newly renovated home is located in a peaceful residential neighborhood just 5 minutes walk north of the UNESCO World Heritage Nijo Castle. It features one separate modern bedroom with 2 double beds and TV. There is also a back bedroom on the second floor with 3 single beds. The living/dining and kitchen is equipped with all you need to enjoy dining and relaxing with friends or family.

Shiki Homes | NATSU 夏

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 4 people | Size: 67 sqm

Natsu is a fully-renovated traditional Kyoto townhouse (Kyomachiya) located in a quiet residential neighborhood just 15 minutes walk north of Kyoto Station, near the city centre. The renovation was performed by a celebrated local architectural and design firm.

Shiki Homes | IKKŌ 8 一耕の宿8

IKKŌ Complex

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 5 people | Size: 49 sqm

Ikkō 8 is one of three newly renovated vacation rental properties located in a tranquil setting just to the east of the Kamo River and minutes walk to UNESCO World Heritage site Kiyomizu-dera. This stylish Kyoto home was designed by an international team with a meticulous eye for detail. You will find everything you need for a comfortable stay. Book all three properties for groups up to 15 guests.

Shiki Homes | IKKŌ 9 一耕の宿9

IKKŌ Complex

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 5 people | Size: 39 sqm

Ikkō 9 is one of three newly renovated vacation rental properties located in a tranquil setting just to the east of the Kamo River and minutes walk to UNESCO World Heritage site Kiyomizu-dera. This stylish Kyoto home was designed by an international team with a meticulous eye for detail. You will find everything you need for a comfortable stay. Book all three properties for groups up to 15 guests.

Shiki Homes | IKKŌ 10 一耕の宿10

IKKŌ Complex

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 5 people | Size: 49 sqm

Ikkō 10 is one of three newly renovated vacation rental properties located in a tranquil setting just to the east of the Kamo River and minutes walk to UNESCO World Heritage site Kiyomizu-dera. This stylish Kyoto home was designed by an international team with a meticulous eye for detail. You will find everything you need for a comfortable stay. Book all three properties for groups up to 15 guests.

Shiki Homes | KYOKA 鏡花

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 4 people | Size: 56.4 sqm

Kyoka is a gorgeous two story home located less than 500 meters from Nijo Station. This traditional Japanese house is nestled in a peaceful residential neighborhood just 10 minutes west of the UNESCO World Heritage Nijo Castle.

Shiki Homes | ZEN FUYACHO 善 麩屋町

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 4 people | Size: 76 sqm

Ensure a memorable experience with a stay at Zen Fuyacho which provides an insight into high class Kyoto living. It is fitted with quality modern luxuries and comforts to provide an unforgettable stay in one of the world’s foremost destinations. Zen Fuyacho is a 76m² traditional Kyoto house (newly renovated Kyomachiya) located in a peaceful residential neighborhood 20 minutes walk north of Kyoto Station and 10 minutes walk from the city centre.

Shiki Homes | ASUKA 飛鳥

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 6 people | Size: 56 sqm

Asuka is a stunning Kyoto townhouse which was recently renovated with a traditional Japanese flavor. The entire interior, from furniture to the kitchen and bath, is brand new. While this lovely vacation rental property boasts a host of modern conveniences, it also retains the original charm of a Japanese home. Located near the UNESCO World Heritage temple Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto’s Higashiyama ward, you are sure to love the location.

Standard Rentals

Standard rentals are budget friendly. Look through our standard vacational rentals in Kyoto gallery which can inspire and expand your imagination. Here are some of them:

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Shiki Homes | HARU 春

SHIKI Complex

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 5 people | Size: 82 sqm

Newly renovated traditional Kyoto house located to the west of the Imperial Palace in a quaint residential neighborhood with friendly neighbors . Walking distance to the beautiful Nishijin district which features beautiful traditional architecture and quaint streets as well as the must-see Kitano-tenmangu Shrine. Modern luxuries in a traditional setting. Book all Shiki complex properties for groups for larger groups.

Shiki Homes | AKI 秋

SHIKI Complex

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 5 people | Size: 79 sqm

Recently renovated traditional Kyoto house located to the west of the Imperial Palace in a quiet residential neighborhood with very friendly locals. A short walk to the classic Nishijin locale with beautiful traditional architecture and quaint streets, as well as the historic Kitano-tenmangu Shrine. Enjoy the best of both worlds with an experience to savour. Book all Shiki complex properties for groups for larger groups.

Shiki Homes | HIKARI 光

SHIKI Complex

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 3 people | Size: 75 sqm

A recently renovated traditional Kyoto house located near the Imperial Palace in a quiet area away for the noisy center of Kyoto. Generous space with modern furnishings and all the comforts you expect from a home away from home. The house also features a small Japanese zen garden which is visible from the lounge room, creating a calming atmosphere to bring relaxation to your holiday. Book all Shiki complex properties for groups for larger groups.

Shiki Homes | MAI 舞

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 4 people | Size: 45 sqm

Mai House is a second floor apartment in a renovated traditional Kyoto house located in a peaceful, upmarket neighborhood slightly south west of the Kyoto Imperial Palace. In the heart of a neighborhood filled with classic traditional Kyoto houses as well as a wide number of cafes set up in beautiful traditional houses, enjoy a quiet world away from the busy streets of Tokyo and Osaka.

Rakuyado | KYOTO STATION 楽宿 京都駅前

Type: Machiya | Capacity: 4 people | Size: 46 sqm

Rakuyado is a newly renovated vacation rental property located just south of JR Kyoto Station and minutes walk to UNESCO World Heritage site Toji Temple. This modern Kyoto home is the perfect base for exploring. Great for groups up to four guests seeking excellent transport options.

Tofukuji Riverside 東福寺リバーサイド

Type: Hotel | Capacity: 3 people | Size: 21 – 26 sqm

Situated on the picturesque back streets of Kyoto not far from the Kamo River, Tofukuji Riverside is an impressive hotel complex that blends old-world Kyoto charm and style with modern, effortless comforts. With 11 rooms – a mix of twin and double – and options for connecting rooms, Tofukuji Riverside is a hotel that suits all traveling styles and groups. The facility’s interior design embraces a more western-style living design with pulse comfortable western-style beds, high seating and tables that can become easy impromptu desks, and short warm carpet throughout.