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Machiya Residence Inn Shimabara Kaiden


A traditional machiya house, exceptionally renovated, celebrates the nostalgic culture and past of Japan.By incorporating traditional folk art and displaying nostalgic figurines throughout the house, Shimabara Kaiden restores a rich culture, while adding a touch of whimsicality to your stay in Kyoto.Once a flourishing Hanamachi District, this neighborhood still retains the charm and allure of when it was a bustling area for locals and travelers alike.Kyoto is a city famous for its Hanamachi Districts, areas in which geiko and maiko girls lived and perfected traditional song, dance, and entertainment for customers. Although no longer an active Hanamachi District, Shimabara has now transformed into a neighborhood with hidden treasures and historical gems with every corner you turn.

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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.


From the entrance way, enter into an open space that will draw your eyes to the large, open space that extends from the 1st floor all the way up to the 2nd floor.

A compact kitchen to your left with everything that you will need to make light meals during your stay. There are enough cutlery, dining ware, cups for 8 guests.


For your convenience, this house has been fitted with 2 bathrooms ideal for groups both large and small. The bathtub on the 1st floor also features a “mist sauna,” perfect for when you want to relax after a day of exploring the city or to warm up during the colder winter months.

A separate toilet space can be found on the 1st floor; a separate toilet & shower room can be found on the 2nd floor.


34.993984 135.745009

1-9 Shimogyo-ku Kosakacho Kyoto, Japan,Kyoto,600-8821,JAPAN
From Kyoto Station to Shimabara Kaiden by Train
-Approximately 8 minutes by train
1.Take the JR San-in Line and get off at Tambaguchi Station.
2.Walk to Shimabara Kaiden (Approximately 6 minutes on foot)

From Kyoto Station to Shimabara Kaiden by Taxi
-Approximately 9 minutes (Taxi fare is approximately 800 yen to 1,000 yen)
You can get to Kyoto station from Kansai International Airport by JR Express HARUKA line (approximately 80 minutes by train)

"About the Check-in"
After reservation, details such as check-in method etc. will be sent from the facility.

"Check in Time"
From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This is a Japanese style accommodation as Vacation Rental. It basically offers rooms only. We ask all the guests to confirm the details of "About the Check in" and "Check in Time"

"About the Check-in"
After reservation, details such as check-in method etc. will be sent from the facility.

"Check in Time"
From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Check-in Time
From 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Check-out Time
Until 10:00am
Tax / Service Charge
Credit cards accepted at this property
Credit card is NOT accepted at this ryokan. Please pay by cash.
For co-sleeping preschool aged children, there are no charges for up to 2 children per lodging. For children that require separate bedding, the lodging charges are the same as adults.
Pets are NOT allowed.
Nothing in Particular
Other policies & conditions
Being a historic wooden building, firearms are strictly prohibited inside the premises, and smoking is prohibited./Being a private reservation machiya, no staff is stationed there. Emergency contact information is registered on the provided dedicated mobile phone./Because the accommodation facility is a renovated town house which was originally used as a private home, the surrounding neighbourhood has residents living there. Please be considerate of the fact when you use the facility./Depending on how the guests use the facility, there may be cases where the guests may be asked to improve their conduct. If an improvement is not observed, it may be unavoidable to have the guests vacate the house. In that case, guests are asked to take note that a refund will not offered./After reservation, details such as check-in method etc. will be sent from the facility./Everything inside the facility, including furnishings etc. can be used without extra charges. However, since the facility uses fittings that may be old, guests are urged to handle them with care./Please report in case breakage or any damage occurs.

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