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3 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationShijo Omiya6 min walk
    Popular LocationNijō Castle9 min walk
    Popular LocationNishiki Market15 min walk
    AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)54 min drive

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Holiday Suite for 7 Guests

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 Twin Beds and 5 Twin Futons

Holiday Suite for 1~6 Guests

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 Twin Beds and 4 Twin Futons

About this area


In the city center, Shounsai is in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighborhood, a walkable area with good shopping. Nijō Castle and Nishiki Market are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Toei Kyoto Studio Park, a top attraction not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shijo Omiya - 6 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 9 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 15 min walk
  • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre - 3 min drive
  • Kawaramachi - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Nijojo-mae Station - 6 min walk
  • Omiya Station - 8 min walk
  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 53 min drive


  • Nakau nijyozyo — 3 min walk
  • Veggie Cafe — 6 min walk
  • Shichifukujin Restaurant — 6 min walk
  • Tully's Coffee — 6 min walk
  • Miyamoto Munashi — 7 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.


3-star Kyoto vacation home in Central Kyoto, walk to Nijō Castle
Along with a microwave in a common area, this smoke-free vacation home has a refrigerator in a common area and free use of bicycles. Additionally, laundry facilities, multilingual staff, and a garden are onsite. Homes have 2 bedrooms and offer free WiFi and private yards. Kitchenettes with stovetops and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find washing machines and living rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
Guest accommodations at Shounsai offer slippers and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include desks. Accommodations at this 3-star property have kitchenettes with stovetops, microwaves, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and toothbrushes and toothpaste.

This Kyoto property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Recreational amenities at the vacation home include complimentary bicycles.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Family friendly

  • Children stay free


  • Refrigerator (mini)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Shared microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Paper towels
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Griddle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Towels provided
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Dining room


  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Yard
  • Japanese garden
  • Garden


  • Washing machine
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry detergent

Work spaces

  • Desk

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Portable shower seat
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Multilingual staff
  • Window screens
  • No housekeeping

Location highlights

  • Near a metro station
  • In the shopping district
  • In the city center

Things to do

  • Free bicycle rentals on site

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit


  • Genkan (entryway)
  • Tatami (woven mat floors)
  • Tokonoma (alcove)
  • Fusuma (room partition)



Check-in from 3 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Check-in for this property is based at a different location, Kyoto-Yuzen Bldg. 2F, 349-1, Shijyo-cho, Shinmachidori-Shijo-Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Luggage storage is available on the arrival date prior to check-in and after check-out at the offsite check-in location only. There is no luggage storage at the accommodation.
This property provides housekeeping once every 7 days only for stays of 9-nights or more.


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may 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.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Bicycle rentals are limited to a maximum 4 bicycles per booking.
Property Registration Number 第H29-595

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
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
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

Shounsai House Kyoto
Shounsai House
Shounsai Kyoto
Shounsai Kyoto
Shounsai Private vacation home
Shounsai Private vacation home Kyoto

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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location family friendly
The house was nice traditional Japanese. The people at the rental office were very nice and helpful. You get a free taxi ride from their office to the rental house. The house is located 20 meters from Sanjo st. Which is a cover street with lots of restaurants and little shops. Also there is a grocerie store where u can get anything u need. It’s also a high traffic for bycicles. Nijo station is about 10 minutes walk. The house has 2 toilets one upstairs and one downstairs which is very convenient. We really didn’t use the kitchen since we ate out everyday but if want to cook you have all the necessary stuff to do so. Overall we had a great experience definitely we would stay there again.
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2018

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
家族旅行で滞在しました。 良い点としては、近くには商店街があり、バス、地下鉄、電車のアクセスも良いため、立地が良く、いろいろなところへ出かけやすいです。 また、居間、ダイニング、寝室、キッチンのほか、洗濯機や乾燥できる浴室もあったため、子連れで連泊するにも快適に滞在できました。 悪い点としては、古い住宅で通りからも近いため、人が歩いていたり、車が通ると音が気になりました。特に夜中に工事をしていたので、寝付けないこともあり、唯一マイナス点でした。 しかし、総合的には、主要な部屋にエアコンがついていたり、食器や自転車、傘も付いていたので、とても満足しており、料金的にもまた泊まる選択肢には入ると思います。
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019