Koyuan is an accommodation facility that enables you to charter and stay at a whole block of “machiya,” Kyoto’s traditional townhouse. It is a place where you can experience Japanese culture and art created with obsession of the owner who is a painter in Kyoto.
It is the nearest machiya accommodation facility to the center area of Gion at higashiyama in Kyoto and is located in an alley connected to popular Gion Hanamikoji where maikos and geikos can be often seen. Popular sightseeing spots, Yasaka Shrine, Kodaiji Temple and Kiyomizu-dera are also very conveniently accessible on foot. You may securely stay at this facility with hotel / inn business license.
Special features of machiya appearance are dark-colored grids called “bengara-goushi” and “mushiko” windows, etc.
A spot garden may be viewed through “yukimi-shoji (partial-glass up-down paper sliding screen).”
Guests stay in a Japanese style room on the second floor.
There is a small room connected to the bedroom on the second floor.
The bathrooms have bathtubs made of podocarpus.
There are many restaurants outside, but cooking is also possible at the kitchen.