Luxury Old Town House, Machiya
Vacation Rental / Ryokan

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List of 10 luxury Machiyas
Vacation Rental / Ryokan

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Koki West/East

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
The property was built in the early Showa period (around the early 1900s).The main materials such as straw, plaster, and soil have been preserved, and the building has been tastefully renovated to retain its original appearance.
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Nijo-jo Kita

Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
A facility with a bold design that expresses a house style that mixes tradition and modernity.Located only 200 meters north of the World Heritage Site "Nijo-jo Castle“.
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Yae

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Built around 1907, it has been transformed into a modern and comfortable ryokan while retaining its original appearance.
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Kunpu

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
The facility features traditional Japanese-style houses.Located near Nishi Hongwanji Temple, one of the famous tourist attractions.
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Hiun Ⅰ/Ⅱ/Ⅲ

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Easy access, only an 8-minute walk from Kyoto Station and each building can accommodate up to 9 guests.Bathroom and living room with a view of the Japanese garden.
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Fuga North/South

Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
A 110-year-old traditional wooden house in Kyoto has been transformed into a luxury ryokan.The wooden beams and fittings from the old house were reused upon renovation to maintain the historical feel of the house. 
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How to make a reservation
Please use the reservation form below to make a reservation. We will check the availability and suggest a facility for you. All of our machiya houses are high-grade machiya houses. If you are traveling together with two or three groups, please write in the remarks column. We will find you a facility with a row of houses.
*Reservations must be made at least 3 days prior to the scheduled stay.

How to check-in
Rinn Premium is a private ryokan with no staff on the premises. Therefore, the check-in procedure location is different from that of the accommodation. Free shuttle service is available from the check-in location to your accommodation (*There is a charge if only luggage is delivered to the facility). Please click here for check-in location.
Due to the ordinance of Kyoto City, face to face check-in is mandated. As our hotels are vacation rentals without check-in counters, we have to ask our guests to check in at the below check-in counter which locates different place from your accommodation.

Reception Map
  • Reception Facility Name
    Rinn Kyoto Station(In front of Kyoto Station)
  • Address
    522 Kitafudodo-cho, Kizuya-bashi-mori, Aburaokoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
  • Access
    Approximately 6 minutes walk from Kyoto Station "Central Exit".

Cancellation Policy
As we offer a special rate plan, cancellation fee is free if you notify us 8 days prior to your stay; 100% of the room charge will be charged from 7 days prior, and 100% of the room charge if you cancel on the day of your stay or do not stay overnight.

Trajectory of Old Town House ”Machiya” Revival

We are operating a luxury ryokan (traditional Japanese hotel) in a traditional townhouse "Machiya" that we have refurbished with the funds of volunteer investors.
The inn is operated as a luxury ryokan.

Option : Breakfast and Dinner

You can order catering service for breakfast and/or dinner.Enjoy the cuisine of "Izusen," established more than 140 years ago in Kyoto.
Enjoy the luxury dining in your room with Kaiseki cuisine that embodies the spirit of hospitality with seasonal flavors and colors.

Breakfast: from 3,200 yen ~
Dinner: from 8,600 yen ~

Prices vary depending on the season. Please inquire the prices in advance.The photo is an image.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please proceed to the machiya reception for check-in procedures. We will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation free of charge.
Check-in 4:00PM / Check-out 10:00AM

  • Reception Facility Name
    Rinn Kyoto Station(In front of Kyoto Station)
  • Address
    522 Kitafudodo-cho, Kizuya-bashi-mori, Aburaokoji-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
  • Access
    Approximately 6 minutes walk from Kyoto Station "Central Exit".
Reception Map
  • Luggage storage time before check-in
    8:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on the day of check-in
  • If you leave your baggage at the reception facility in advance and send only your baggage to the facility, you will be charged 300 yen (tax included) per piece of baggage.

Yes, it is possible. Preschoolers may sleep with their parents for free.

Smoking is strictly prohibited in our accommodations as well as on the street near them. There are so many old wooden town houses standing very close side by side with our accommodations, so once fire breaks out, it would cause disastrous consequences in the town. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.