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Tsubara - old calm Machiya in Kyoto

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Tsubara - old calm Machiya in Kyoto

5 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
1.5 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
1.5 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Hot tubThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Tubara is in the Higashiyama in Kyoto.
You can go to so many sights (Kiyomizu temple, Kenninji temple, Yasaka shrine, Fushimiinaritaisha, Gion area, Kamo river, downtown..) on foot!
Also very convenient for tranceportation.
bytaxi from KYoto st.

Tsubara was 90y old Machiya, we lovely restored all possible to original style using antique fittings & materials by traditional craftsmanship.
We love Tsubara, we hope the guests too!

Outdoor bath & Suikinkutsu make amazing time for you.

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Kitchen
Dryer
TV
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
3 floor mattresses
Bedroom 2
2 floor mattresses

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

65 Reviews

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Andrew User Profile
Andrew
April 2016
Tsubara is very well located - only 10 minute walk to the impressive Kyomizu-dera temple and a 10 minute stroll into the Gion Geisha district. You are also not far from a can if you need to go further afield. The house a traditional Machiya has plenty of mod cons (nice powerful s…
Koji User Profile
Response from Koji:
Dear Andrew, Thank you very much for staying our house Tsubara. And we apreciate your wonderful comments. We're so happy hear that. Yes, Machiya Tsubara is located so convenient place, can go World heritage, famous temples & shrines, National museum, Gion, downtown and many restaurant on "foot"! From Ramen, yakitori, udon, Izakaya, to Michelin restaurants..... And we're happy you like our house. We're looking forward to meeting you again. Thanks agai. Best regards, Koji & Eri
April 2016
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Stefan
April 2018
This house offers a unique opportunity to stay at a traditional Machiya in lovely Kyoto. Yet, it does have many modern comforts such as A/C, coffee maker, washing machine etc. The house is in a great location near sights and transportation. Eri was a very attentive and helpful ho…
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Response from Koji:
Dear Stefan, Thank you very much for your staying. We’re so glad to hear your gentle comments. We think our guests get experience real Kyoto traditional living of old good days. Meanwhile we also think the house needs clean & functional modern facility in the house! We’re looking forward to seeing you again! Best regards, Koji and Eri
April 2018
琪 User Profile
April 2018
Very lovely place to stay, and convient to explore kyoto. Host speaks good english, welcome us with hospitality and help us a lot. Highly recommamd!
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Response from Koji:
Dear Chi and your family, Thank you very much for your staying. We’re so happy you had a great time in Kyoto and our house! This year’s cherry blossom was so early but could you see a late cherry blossom at Nakaragino Michi? We’re looking forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Koji and Eri
April 2018
Kris User Profile
Kris
April 2018
Our party of three had a great stay here during the cherry blossom season. Without having to ask we received all the information we needed in advance. On our arrival Eri gave us a tour of the house with all the necessary practical information, as well as a bit of history about …
Koji User Profile
Response from Koji:
Dear Kris, Thank you very much for your staying. And thank you so much for your gentle comments. We’re very glad to hear that! Yes yes, our house “Tsubara” might be not so very convenient, but it appears a real Japanese living in the good old days! But it has new bathroom and kitchen with cleanliness. 1 of our secrets for our guests is a “Suikinkutsu” water harp system in the garden! So cute! And our house is located in traveler’s sights area, you can go to many places on foot. And our guests can try to sleep on the “Futon” traditional Japanese bedding. It’ be a great experience for them! Kyoto has many faces in each seasons, please come other season. We’re looking forward to seeing you again. Many thanks, Koji and Eri
April 2018
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Eddy
March 2018
Koji and Eri were outstanding hosts, and this Machiya was wonderful. First, Eri was so kind to give us a tour of the place and settle us in. She gave us tips when she met us and then also answered my questions very quickly through airbnb when I needed advice on where to eat or …
Koji User Profile
Response from Koji:
Dear Eddy, Thank you very much for your staying. We’re so happy you had a great days in Kyoto & our house! We always keep in mind that we can convey the information our guests want to know as accurately as possible. We’re glad that it was useful for you! We hope our guests will experience living like an old movie of Japan. Also the outdoor bath like a hot-spring is a bonus! Please have fun! We’re looking forward to seeing you again. Many thanks, Koji and Eri
March 2018
Bob User Profile
Bob
March 2018
As you can tell from the other reviews, this place is amazing.
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Response from Koji:
Dear Bob, Thank you very much for your staying. We’re so happy you had a good time in Kyoto & Tsubara. We’re looking forward to seeing you. Best regards, Koji and Eri
March 2018
Ellen User Profile
Ellen
December 2017
Absolutely beautiful and meticulously restored machiya in a great location. The home matches the serene beauty of Kyoto. You can feel the history and appreciate the beauty of Japanese culture and heritage in this home. The owners were extremely kind and helpful in providing insid…

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Kyoto, JapanJoined in July 2015
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Hi, my name is Koji, I'm Japanese. My wife Eri and I were born and grew up here in Kyoto. We like, no, love Kyoto and traditional culture so much!!! Also we love eating and drinking. Because there are so many delicious food in Kyoto..... Especially Kyoto cuisine is great!!…
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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