Featuring private, renovated traditional houses in a modern Japanese style, the design hotels offer 5 different accommodation houses in 5 different locations throughout Kyoto. All the townhouses are able to accommodate guests from a short to mid-length and long-term stay in a warm and cosy environment. Guests are welcomed in a lobby, and a laundry service is available for a fee.
The townhouses are situated in 5 different locations. The Kohakuan property is situated at 3-8 Sennyuji Suzumegamoricho, a 10-minute walk from Karasuma train station and a 5-minute walk from Tofukuji train station. The Shikokuan property is situated at 293-7 Shimizu-cho, Matsubara-agaru, Kawaramachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku, in the heart of Kyoto, on a serene back street near the Takesegawa River, one of the most popular cherry blossom spots in Kyoto. It is near to Gion, where Geisha are frequently spotted on Hanamikoji street, and the traditional cobbled streets of Ponto-cho (an area with restaurants and shops). The bus stop and train station are just a 6-minute walk from the hotel. The Tokiwa-an property is situated at 332-6 Kagiya-cho-dori, Karasuma Nishi-iru, Kagiya-cho-dori, Shimogyo-ku, a 3-minute walk from Gojo metro station, which is just one stop from Kyoto station/Karasuma station. A convenient base for sightseeing around Kyoto, it is also away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. The Shobuan property is located at 240 Eiyouji-cho Takatsuji aburanokoji, Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, just a few minutes from Karasuma station near the Nishi Hongan-ji temple and Higashi Hongan-ji temple. The Suoan property is located at Eiyouji-cho Takatsuji aburanokoji, Higashi-iru, Shimogyo-ku, a few minutes from Karasuma station and close to the Nishi Hongan-ji temple and the Higashi Hongan-ji temple.
All accommodation units are en suite with a shower. Each residence offers Western and Japanese beds, a living area and a kitchen with tea and coffee making facilities and a washing machine. Some accommodation units have free wireless Internet access. Individually regulated air conditioning is a standard feature in all accommodation.
JCB and VISA are accepted at this establishment.
To get to the Kohakuan residence guests should take the 10-minute walk from Karasuma train station (subway) or a 5-minute walk from Tofukuji train station (JR line or Keihan line). From Tofukuji railway station, guests can take the stairs on the right after the ticket gate, leave the station and turn left, and then turn right at the Takio Shrine with an orange-coloured gate as a landmark. Then they should walk up the street until they get to the main street and turn left. The third building on the left is Kohakuan. To get to the Shikokuan residence, guests should take the 6-minute walk from Kawaramachi station (Hankyu line) or Gion Shijo station/Kiyomizu Gojo station (Keihan line) or from the bus stop. The Tokiwa-an property is situated 3 minutes' walk from Gojo metro station, which is just one stop from Kyoto station/Karasuma station. The Shobuan and Suoan properties are located just a few minutes from the Karasuma station.
Guests will be informed of the code for the townhouse's electronic lock after the reservation has been confirmed. Guests should go directly to the townhouse they have booked, and use the code to enter. Upon arrival, the guest must call the company to check in.