Meirin Kogane-an, also called Kogane-an, is a Kyo-machiya townhouse located near the Shijo Street, in the center of Kyoto. You will be immersed into a world where tradition and history meet modernity.
Kogane-an is at the image of Kyoto, its combines traditional architecture and modern convenience.
While savoring your meal or taking a relaxing bath, you can admire the inner garden decorated in the Japanese style.
The surrounding area is safe, quiet and convenient. By staying with us you will experience Kyotoite lifestyle and have unforgettable stay.
For those who wish to cook Japanese dishes, a kitchen is at your disposal.
An indigo-colored folding screen is displayed in the Japanese room. The folding screen's theme was inspired by the front road's name, "Takoyakushi-dori" (in Japanese "tako" means "octopus").
This theme, called "Hipparidako", has for meaning to wish good health and happiness to the resident of the house.
The name “Takoyakushi” road, takes its origin in the name of Yakushinyorai (the medicine Buddha) of Eifuku Temple. Since the age of Hideyoshi Toyotomi (1537-1598), the temple is renowned for healing illness.
Luxurious stay for 2, economical stay for groups and families, take this opportunity to experience Kyoto's lifestyle in traditional yet modern house.
Kogane-an stands near the Shijo-Karasuma Station in downtown Kyoto. The well-known Shijo and Sanjo shopping areas are within walking distance.
Its proximity to several bus stops and train stations is ideal for sightseeing. The surroundings have a multiple of restaurants and shops popular among locals. We hope you will enjoy them as a real Kyotoite!
Gion Festival takes place annually on July in Kyoto. Kogane-an being close to the festival's holding place, you may see Yamaboko floats and hear the festival music. We hope you will appreciate of one of the most famous festivals in Japan.
|ADDRESS||Postal Code: 604-8215
Fudo-cho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
|CAPACITY||Up to 5 guests|
|1．Subway Karasuma Line: Shijo Station, 7-minute walk
2．City Bus No.50: Shijo-Nishinotoin Stop, 4-minute walk
3．Taxi: approximately 10 minutes （about ￥1,000）
|NEARBY STATIONS||Hankyu Line: Karasuma Station (exit No.4), 6-minute walk
Subway Karasuma Line: Shijo Station (exit No.2), 7-minute walk
Subway Tozai Line: Karasuma-Oike Station, 9-minute walk
|NEARBY BUS STOPS||
Shijo-Nishinotoin Bus Stop, 4-minute walk
Shijo-Karasuma Bus Stop, 7-minute walk
Karasuma-Sanjo Bus Stop, 7-minute walk
Shijo-Karasuma Bus Stop, 10-minute walk
|ACCESS BY CAR||From Nagoya： Meishin highway Kyoto-Higashi IC to West
From Osaka： Meishin highway Kyoto-Minami IC to North
|PARKING LOT||None. Please use the nearby coin-operated parking lot.|
|ACCOMMODATION TYPE||One traditional Kyo-machiya townhouse|
|PAYMENT METHOD||PayPal, Square or Alipay|
|FACILITIES||Free Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, heater, safe box, fridge, microwave, kettle, cookware, tableware|
|SIGHTSEEING||Nishiki Market: 10-minute walk
Rokkaku-dō: 7-minute walk
The Museum of Kyoto: 12-minute walk Nijo Castle: 15-minute walk
|CONVENIENCE STORES||Family Mart: 2-minute walk
7-Eleven: 3-minute walk
|OTHER||＜Department store＞ Daimaru Kyoto branch, 9-minute walk
＜Bakery＞ Sizuya (志津屋), 9-minute walk
＜Bakery＞ Shinshindo (進々堂), 7-minute walk
＜Bakery＞ Vingt-sept Degres （ヴァンセット・デュグレ）, 3-minute walk
＜Tearoom＞ Maeda-Coffee (前田珈琲 in the Kyoto Art Center）, 4-minute walk
＜Tearoom＞ Inoda Coffee （イノダコーヒー）, 10-minute walk
＜Café＞ Starbucks, 8-minute walk
＜Café＞ Flowing KARASUMA, 4-minute walk
＜Café＞ Coffee Veloce, 5-minute walk
＜Café＞ Holly’s cafe, 5-minute walk
＜Café＞ Umezono (うめぞの) CAFE ＆ GALLERY, 1-minute walk
＜Café・ French cuisine＞ SECOND HOUSE （セカンドハウス）, 7-minute walk
＜Shopping & Movie & Restaurant＞ ＣＯＣＯＮ, 8-minute walk
＜Shopping＞ Shipukan (新風館), 10-minute walk
＜Shopping＞ LAQUE, 7-minute walk
＜Shopping＞ Kotochika （コトチカ）, 9-minute walk
＜Supermarket＞ Fresco (open 24/7), 4-minute walk
＜Post Office＞ Shinmachi Takoyakushi Post Office (新町蛸薬師 郵便局), 1-minute walk
＜Visit＞ Mumei-sha (無名舎), 1-minute walk