Entire home/flat

3 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

Entire home/flat

3 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

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About this listing

Built in 2015.
Top floor of Japanese Modern Apartment. Located in Sanjo district, a tourist spot with Heian Shrine and Yasaka Shrine 10 mins walk away.
5 mins from the subway "Higashiyama Sta." and City buses are just 5 mins walk away.

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The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Extra people: £80 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £64
Weekly Discount: 10%


The space

Built in 2015. Top floor of Japanese Modern Apartment. Located in Sanjo district, a tourist spot with Heian Shrine and Yasaka Shrine 10 mins walk away.
The subway "Higashiyama Station" and City buses are just 5 mins walk away.
The apartment is located on the top floor of the building, overlooking the south side of Heian Shrine and its Torii.
One bedroom with one double bed and one single bed. 2 or 3 people can be comfortably accomodate.
The matresses are high quality (7.5 inches, pocket coil spring).
Fully equipped kitchen with cooking and table wares, and washer. Perfect for long stays!
Although it's located in the vivid district of Higashiyama-Sanjo, you will enjoy a quiet and relaxed space.
I specially recomend it to couples looking for an spacious, elegant and comfortable space.

Guest access

You will be able to use the whole apartment 507 and the elevator.
There is an space to park bycicles in the backyard of the building.

Interaction with guests

Guests will have assitance for the check-in and previously I will send information about how to reach the apartment and get the key.
Please, let me know in advance your arrival time in order to match our mutual schedulles.
Because of my job I might not be able to answer the phone. Please contact me by email.

The neighbourhood

This area is well know because of its art galleries. Exhibitions are held all along the year. I think it might be interesting for the foreiners to see something of our young Japanese artists.
There is a convenience store in a 3-minute walk.
About 10 minutes there is a market called "Furukawa-cho shopping district" with a history of more than 150 years, this mall has often been used as a location for TV dramas.
About the same distance there is also a supermarket and a liquor store, shopping shouldn't be a trouble during your stay.
5 minutes to 10 minutes walk, you will find Kyoto's downtown, the area limited by Sanjo, Shijo, Karasuma, Kawaramachi and Oike streets. This is the most popular area in Kyoto forits lined shops, department stores and restaurants.
On the east side of the apartment there is one of the leading luxury hotels among Kyoto "Westin M iyako Hotel".

Getting around

5-minutes walk from the subway Tozai Line "Higashiyama Station (T10)".
Keihan Railway "Sanjo Station (KH40)", 20-minute walk away.
5-minute walk from to the bus stop "Jingu road".
1-minute walk to the Keihan bus stop "Sanjo Hiromichi".
Easy to pick up a taxi on the street in front of the apartment.
Coin parkings in the area.
Bicycle rental shop in the area.
Parking space for bycicles in the back yard of the building.

Other things to note

Building with entrance security system.
The key is necessary to open the entrance of the building, the elevator and the apartment's door.
I recommend to put back the key inside the keysafe every time you go out for a long period of time.
Check out: Please leave the apartment by 11:00 AM, lock the door and return the key to the safe.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Please make sure that you leave the key inside of the keybox downstairs every time you go out for a long day and after checking out.
No smoking allowed.
No pets allowed.
Please separate garbage and put it in the containers downstairs as indicated in the House Manual.
To save power, please turn off the lighting and the airconditioning while going out for a long time and when cheking out.
Please, respect the tranquility of the rest of the neighbors.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Carbon monoxide detector

2 nights minimum stay

50 Reviews

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Jeremy User Profile
April 2017
Great location , very convenient flat. Waking diatance to anything

Johnna User Profile
April 2017
We had a wonderful time staying at Keigo's place. He personally met us at check-in and kindly showed us around the apartment. The place is roomy, clean and very comfortable. After a stay in a small apartment in Tokyo, we felt we could really breathe. Bathroom was clean and spacious. It was great to be able to do laundry (leave yourself a few hours for clothes to dry). Beds were very comfortable. Location was great - we loved the bustling but calm neighborhood. Easy to walk to subway and shrines nearby and about 15 minute walk to downtown restaurant/shopping area. Loved our stay here and would recommend to our friends, or hopefully come back ourselves! Thanks Keigo!

Roberto User Profile
April 2017
The apartment is located in a very convenient area if Kyoto (Near Gion area and many important temples). Keigo speaks fluently English and the apartment was perfectly clean.

Stephen User Profile
April 2017
It is a fabulous modern apartment with lovely view, easy access to public transportation, and short walk to many attractions. There are restaurants in all price ranges in the neighborhood. Modern amenities and comfortable beds made the stay very enjoyable. It is lovely all around.

Johny User Profile
March 2017
It is perfect to discover Kyoto

Michel User Profile
March 2017
A very comfortable apartment, slightly on the pricey side of other AirBnBs, and within walking distance of all scenic attractions in Kyoto. Excellent communication with the hosts . Would recommend.

Phay User Profile
February 2017
Keigo's is a wonderful and gracious host from the time we were inquiring to the time we booked and the time we arrived. He was prompt with replying to inquiries and providing exact directions on how to access his apartment. His apartment is located in a very convenient location to transport and a short walking distance to the Gion district. Keigo's apartment is the epitome of luxury. It is modern, brand new and very spacious. If you're looking for a home away from home. I would highly recommend staying at Keigo's place. He even presented a lovely host gift of a sake bottle for our arrival. If we are to return to Kyoto I would definitely stay here again. There is also a lovely lady by the name of Chisato that owns a little yukata and vintage kimono shop just pass the metro exit walking the opposite way. We went there based on another travels recommendation. She sells yukatas for ¥1000 - she is absolutely lovely and takes her time with you. Another highly recommended place to check out.

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Kyoto, Japan · Joined in April 2015
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I was born and grew up in Kyoto.
My family house has more than 250 years of history, that makes me the 14 th generation.
I usually work as a salary man and spend my free time playing tennis and baseball with my two boys.
As a Kyoto citizen, I would like to introduce to the visitor not only its tourist face, but also a way to cherish the experience of normal living.
Nowadays, although tradition and ancient culture are still considerably remaining in Kyoto, his people life style has extraordinarily modernize.
To welcome our guests and to make them feel also the Japanese traditional atmosphere , in the garden of this building (built in 2015), we used an ancient watter font and a lantern that were originally placed in our home.

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