Luxury Machiya TAKEYA Bekkan (竹屋別館)
Hosted by Kazuya
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6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 baths
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Built over 100 years ago, Luxury Machiya TAKEYA Bekkan is a fully licensed, fully renovated, traditional Japanese townhouse.

Equipped with modern amenities including NETFLIX, free WiFi, and air conditioning, yet maintaining traditional touches like a Japanese cedar bath tub, the property has been renovated to the highest standards by award winning architects.

The space

Built over a hundred years ago, Luxury Machiya TAKEYA Bekkan has been completely renovated to modern standards, yet keeping its traditional charm.

In this house, you will find the full suite of modern amenities, such as NETFLIX, free WIFI, and air-conditioning, as well as traditional touches like the gorgeous cedar bath tub and garden with a cherry blossom tree and a maple tree.

With 2 western bedrooms and a Japanese-style tatami room, this charming house can sleep up to 6 people in comfort. Featuring 2 full bathrooms, the house is well equipped by Japanese standards.

Guest access

From Kyoto station, take bus 50 and get off at Kamishichiken bus stop. Facing the 7-11, go up the first road on the left and walk 2 minutes to the Post Office, then turn left at the next alley. Takeya is the third house down.

Alternatively, you can ask the taxi driver to take you to Kyoto Kitano Post Office, then then left at the next alley.

Interaction with guests

Before you arrive, I will send a detailed map with descriptions by email.

Other things to note

For larger parties, you can also book our sister property, Luxury Inn TAKEYA Honkan which is located right next door! The website is

Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet

Extra people $64 NZD / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee $111 NZD
Security Deposit $640 NZD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 floor mattresses

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 6PM
Check out by 10AM


Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

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Harsh User Profile
July 2017
The house is very well located on a quiet street near kitano post office. It is a 15 min drive from Kyoto station It is a lovely house. Nicely done and very comfortable. Kazuya was waiting for us when we arrived and was very helpful with information. He helped us get a rental car and also furnished us with sight seeing attractions information There are many restaurants within walking distance of 5 min nearby .also the 7eleven which is less than 100mts away is of great convenience We recommend this host and property highly.

Madhu User Profile
May 2017
Kazuya is a great host. He responds quickly and is very helpful with any sort of local information. The location isn't the most central for old Kyoto but it is a quick bus or taxi ride away. Taxis are astonishingly easy to get at the 7-Eleven convenience store a minute away. Overall altogether a great stay.

Amber User Profile
April 2017
Fantastic house in a lovely heritage area. Excellent facilities and beautiful home.

Saif User Profile
April 2017
Kazuya was a fabulous host. He was extremely attentive, responding immediately to every inquiry we had. He was always available. The place itself is beautiful. Great location. Even better than in the pictures.

Michael User Profile
March 2017
Really good for family stay. House is not that big but enough space. Kyoto style really nice area. Really clean! Will go back again if come Kyoto.

David User Profile
February 2017
We absolutely loved staying at Kazuya's place in Kyoto! Located on a quaint and quiet side street lined with lanterns, you can absolutely feel the energy of old Kyoto as you step through the front door. It is located in the oldest geisha area in Kyoto. This means that if you wander the area around 5pm you might even get a chance to see a geisha on her way to an engagement. The first floor consists of a large dining table which overlooks the lovely garden, a sofa for lounging and a kitchen that is open to the entire room. The kitchen and fridge are a bit small but they contain everything you need. A traditional tatami room is also on the first floor which was lovely. This layout is perfect for two people but for four people (as we were) it would have been nice to have an additional sofa or chairs to use other than the dining room chairs. We ended up taking out the futons that are meant for sleeping and arranged them to make a lounging area in the tatami room. There is also a beautiful bathroom on the first floor with a wood soaking tub that was an absolute delight to use. There are small windows around the tub so you can gaze at the garden as you soak or shower. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one of which overlooks the garden, and a small bathroom. Each bedroom has 2 twin beds, but you can easily push them together if you want. We slept very peacefully and enjoyed being in such a quiet area. Kazuya was a great host and offered several restaurant recommendations when we asked. Would definitely return here!

Matt User Profile
January 2017
The house is well decorated and located in an interesting street...The interior is fantastic. And you can easily access to food, shop and some attraction on the west side of Kyoto.

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Kyoto, JapanJoined in April 2013
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Hello. My name is Kazuya Nishimura.
I live in Kyoto. I love nature, hiking and flying in the sky.
Please come to Kyoto and enjoy Kyoto. I will host.
I look forward to hearing inquiry from you.

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