Staying at Machiya townhouse, Komachiya in Kyoto -Komachiya-



Why not rent a whole townhouse as you live in Kyoto? Experience the traditional Kyoto lifestyle.
Fully equipped and centrally located.
Sleeps up to 7.
Ideal for couples, families, or groups of friends.

Feel home at in your own townhouse

When you stay in Komachiya, you rent the whole house. Kyoto machiya are the traditional residences of Kyoto merchants and are characterized by a front business area with a long passage through the kitchen to a small garden, the facade of the building finished in white plaster with slit windows.

Komachiya is a 100-year old machiya, originally a pickle merchants but now carefully renovated into a rental house for short stays. You can rent the whole house for one or more days, allowing you and your family or friends to completely relax and enjoy the many wonders Kyoto has to offer.

  • Gion
  • Chion-in
  • Yasaka Tower

Perfect location for sightseeings

Komachiya is located in an old Kyoto shopping arcade lined with fishmongers and butchers and immediately puts you in the center of Kyoto daily life. A short walk takes you to Shirakawa, a willow-tree lined river which meanders through the historical Gion area. Kiyomizu Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple, Philosophers’ Walk and Ginkakuji are all within easy walking distance. The main shopping areas, department stores and the Ponto-Cho dining and entertainment district are 10 minutes walk.