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Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto

2-star2 stars
453 Taruya-cho Aneyakoji-dori HorikawaNishi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, KyotoKyoto604-8322Japan

City-center guesthouse within walking distance of Nijo Castle
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.0
Delicious food
Great location
Awesome vibe
Great room
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From 13 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto

from $69
  • Traditional Room (Private Room 2)
  • Traditional Room (Private Room 1)
  • Traditional Room (Private Room with Inner Garden)

What’s around Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kawaramachi - 22 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 29 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 39 min walk
  • Shijo Omiya - 7 min walk
  • Pontocho - 24 min walk
  • Doshisha University - 36 min walk
  • Yasaka Shrine - 39 min walk

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 53 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 89 min drive
  • Kyoto Omiya Station - 10 min walk
  • Kyoto Shijo-omiya Station - 11 min walk
  • Kyoto Nijo Station - 12 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 3 min walk
  • Karasumaoike Station - 12 min walk
  • Nijo Station - 14 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Guests must notify this property in advance if they are bringing children younger than 10 or arriving by bicycle. Guests must inform the property in advance of their expected arrival time. Reception is open 8 AM - 11 AM and 4 PM - 9 PM; no check-in is possible after 9 PM. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (6 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)

Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Kyoto Machiya Guesthouse Sanjojuku House
  • Kyoto Machiya Inn Sanjojuku
  • Sanjojuku Kyoto Machiya Inn
  • Kyoto Machiya Guesthouse Sanjojuku
  • Machiya Guesthouse Sanjojuku House
  • Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku Guesthouse
  • Machiya Guesthouse Sanjojuku
  • Sanjojuku Machiya Inn
  • Sanjojuku Kyoto Machiya
  • Sanjojuku Machiya
  • Machiya Sanjojuku Guesthouse
  • Machiya Sanjojuku


Guests must bring their own towels, or pay a surcharge to rent towels at the property.

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A city tax will be collected at the property effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 1760 for adults and JPY 1760 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 26 reviews

Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Nice stay, Good Access to Subway
It was a nice stay, with a traditional bed set up on the floor. We were happy it was so close to the subway, and was also very close to Nijo castle. I wouldn't recommend the hotel if you have young children that would have a hard time being quiet because it is easy to hear guests in other room through the paper doors. The beds were a bit hard, and that was my only real complaint.
Jared, us2 night family trip
Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto
great ryokan, easy to get to from subway
Derek, usRomance trip
Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto
Good for a once-in-a-lifetime experience
This was not my best choice! It is not suitable for a family, especially with young children. The place is too old, the walls are, literally, paper-thin, there is no TV and the toilet and shower room are both in the corridor on a shared basis. says "Children (6 years old and younger) not allowed" I did not see this when reserving. The owner knew our son was 6, but did not write to tell us of this rule. The room was not cheap for what is, or isn't, on offer, yet we were still asked to pay 100yen per person for use of a small towel. The torch for visiting the toilet during the night shone for 5 minutes before the battery gave out. The wi-fi did not connect either due to the weakness of the signal. The description on says that a "Cash deposit required" at check in. This is very misleading. This guesthouse does not accept credit cards and you must pay the whole amount in cash before checking in. There is no bath and there is no breakfast! Why did we stay there? My mistake. I looked at the photos and fell for them. It is a beautiful building, very representative of its era and is good for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Alastair, as1 night family trip

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Kyoto Machiya Sanjojuku, Kyoto

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