Guest house SOWAKA KYOTO - Vacation Rental -
Located in the Shimogyo Ward neighborhood in Kyoto, 1.4 km from Kyoto International Manga Museum, Guest House SOWAKA KYOTO features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property.All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. For your comfort, you will find slippers and free toiletries.With an appearance true to the traditional Kyoto townhouse style on the outside, you can feel the tradition of Kyoto through the handwork of plaster-craftsmen in the rooms and bath walls, the Hinoki cypress baths and the inner garden crafted by skilled garden artisans.
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- VAT is included, but bathing tax (around JPY 150 per adult) may NOT be included.
- Price in USD is based on the exchange rate as of today and might be different from that of the booking date.
With an appearance true to the traditional Kyoto townhouse style on the outside, you can feel the tradition of Kyoto through the handwork of plaster-craftsmen in the rooms and bath walls, the Hinoki cypress baths and the inner garden crafted by skilled garden artisans.
This attractive blend of the olden and the modern is also found at the inn 'Sowaka'. With an appearance true to the traditional Kyoto townhouse style on the outside, you can feel the tradition of Kyoto through the handwork of plaster-craftsmen in the rooms and bath walls, the Hinoki cypress made baths and the inner garden crafted by skilled garden artisans.
And in contrast, the first floor features an island kitchen spanning over 6 metres. With a special kitchen, this Kyoto townhouse style building was made not as a house but with the thought of creating an inn perfect to enjoy Kyoto from. Be sure to check out the Japanese sake bar that serves Obanzai as side snack bought from the Nishiki market. And further down you will find the relaxing sofa space from where you can gaze at the inner garden. The perfect place to sit back, relax and listen to some music or read.
On the second floor, there is a study, bedroom and a Japanese style room. More than just a simple townhouse, it is more of a well-designed hotel.
Kawaramachi street, Matsubara shopping street, Nishiiru, Gion and Ponto-chō are all within a 10-minute walk. It's also recommended that you take a stroll around the inn. The place was a prosperous craftsman-town during the Edo era.
The main street is lined with the latest shops, however, enter another lane and you will find metalwork shops, Buddhist ornament shops, the Kazariya, wooden-box shops, archery stores, antique stores amongst others... It is a place where you can experience the handicrafts made by the artisans.
So, where about do you want to roam around this time in Kyoto? It's sure to surprise you with old and new places and things to discover. The inn eagerly awaits all of you to come again, be it spring, summer, autumn or winter.
703-4 Uematsu-Cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto city,Kyoto,600-8028,JAPAN
10 mins via the city-bus from the JR Kyoto station, or 5 mins on foot from the Hankyū Kawaramachi station.
"About the Key Pick-up"
Picking up the key is done at the check-in counter at Kansai tourist information centre located on the 3rd floor of the Kyoto tower. Baggage transportation is available (chargeable). The procedure should be done within the business hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
"Check in Time"
From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Check-in Time
- From 4:00pm to 8:00pm
- Check-out Time
- Until 11:00am
- Tax / Service Charge
- Nothing in particular.
- Credit cards accepted at this property
- VISA / MASTER / AMEX
- Children are welcome.
- Pets are NOT allowed.
- Please use your local coin parking.
- Other policies & conditions
- Thank you for chosing our guest house SOWAKA. Please check-in at Kyoto Tower before you go to SOWAKA. Check-in time: From 10:00am to 6:00pm at the check-in date. *You will be able to go into the room from 4:00pm. Check-out time: By 11:00pm. Check-in at: KANSAI TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER KYOTOCLOAK & DELIVERY SERVICE COUNTER 3F Kyoto Tower, 721-1 Higashi-shiokoji-cho, Shichi-jo Sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, KyotoHow to pay: Please pay at the check-in counter. You can pay by cash or VISA, MASTER CARD or AMERICAN EXIPRESS.