Gion no Yado Two
Atmosphere of old Kyoto remains in Gion area
The most typical place where express “The” Kyoto is Gion. This machiya is nearby entertainment district of Gion, where Maiko and Geiko (apprentice geisha) are invited by a patron to dinner party in a zashiki. If you are lucky, you maybe can meet Maiko during your stay. Also, you can see famous high-class Japanese-style restaurants on stone-paved alley beside Shirakawa River. This scene is famous in the world because of many photos are taken here for guidebooks.
Over 80 years old machiya
A long narrow house, typical Kyoto, which share a wall with the neighbors. Gion no Yado has 4 machiya inside, “Two” is one of it. Gion no Yado has 4 machiya inside, “One” is one of it. You can see lattice window, inner garden, and low ceiling with wooden beam which is from the old times. Both ground floor and second floor are renovated in wooden floor. The machiya itself still has the atmosphere of old Japanese style, but it was changed to modern style to spend your time more comfortable. All four machiya of “Gion no Yado” are different, so we recommend you to try all four machiya for your stay and find you favorite one.
Relaxing time with seeing a small inner garden
There is a small inner garden in front of living room which welcoming sunlight and wind inside the machiya. Some trees and glasses are planted, so you can feel four seasons from the inner garden. Please make yourself at home just like your sweet home.
Information of Gion no Yado Two
- Gion no Yado Two
- 231, Nishinocho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0088
- 2 - 5 people
Subway "Sanjyoukeihan" 5 mins walk
Subway "Sanjyou" 5 mins walk
※ Please bring your own pajamas for your good night sleep.