Traditional, Modern, Luxury machiya

Experience a stay in a house where traditional meets modernity.
Tsuyukusa-an is a superb Kyo-machiya, a traditional townhouse of Kyoto, located in Gosho-Minami area (South of the Kyoto Imperial Palace).
Located close to the downtown area, Gosho-Minami area has various types of restaurants and shops.
Situated in a residential area, Tsuyukusa-an's surroundings offer a safe and quiet environment, ideal atmosphere for a pleasant and relaxing stay. The location is also very convenient for sightseeing.

Suitable for long stay, Tsuyukusa-an has a laundry and a fully furnished kitchen.

Hospitality of Tsuyukusa-an

Tsuyukusa-an Speciality


The stairway, combined to a storage chest, displays various antiques.
This stairway, called "Hakokaidan" in Japanese, is commonly found in traditional houses and bears witness of the long history of the house.

Japanese garden

The living room and the bathroom provide a superb view on a Tsuboniwa, a small Japanese garden.
The small murmuring of the stream in the garden creates a calm and relaxing atmosphere.


Daisuke Seno, a talented calligrapher native of Kyoto, painted the hanging scroll exhibited in the entrance hall. The dishes, specially created for Tsuyukusa-an, represent cute day-flowers which are called "Tsuyukusa" in Japanese.



For 5 guests


Luxurious stay for 2, economical stay for groups and families, Tsuyukusa-an will make your stay comfortable and unforgettable.

*The new accommodation tax, implemented by Kyoto city, is included in your accommodation fee. The rate changes according to the season and the date (national holidays, weekends, festival periods).


Subway Karasuma Line to Marutamachi station, then five minutes' walk
Subway Karasuma Line to Karasuma-Oike, then nine minutes' walk
City bus Karasuma-Nijo Station, five minutes' walk
About 10min, 1500JPY
No parking lot
If you come by car, please ask us for more details about the surroundings' parking lots
Takakuradori-Ebisugawa Agaru
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Things to Do

Kyoto people love this area

Tsuyukusa-an is located near the Kyoto Imperial Palace and stands in the center of Kyoto.
Shijo shopping street and Sanjo downtown areas are within walking distance.
The surrounding area is ideal for sightseeing thanks to a well-served by public transport location!
Many popular restaurants and shops stand near Tsuyukusa-an, we hope that you will enjoy them as a real Kyotoite.


Local people love these restauratns and shops, hope you enjoy them!



Address Hukuya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto (Takakura-Ebisugawa Agaru)
Capacity Up to 5 guests
Access 1.Kyoto Station - subway Karasuma Line Marutamachi Station then 5minutes by walk
2.Kyoto Station - subway Karasuma Line Karasuma-Nijo Station then 9minutes by walk
3. Kyoto Station by taxi - about 10min 1500JPY
Station Subway Karasuma Line Marutamachi no.7 exit then walk for 5minutes
Subway Karasuma Line Karasuma-Oike Station then walk 9minutes
Bus stop City bus Karasuma-Nijo Station then walk for 5minutes
Parking Lot No parking lot, please ask us for more information about surroundings' parking lots
Check-in time 16:00
Check-out time 10:00
Accommodation type Traditional Kyo-machiya townhouse
Bathroom 1 Japanese-style bathroom and 2 toilets (1 for each floor)
Meal Not provided
Payment PayPal, Square or Alipay
Facilities Free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, TV, hotel safe, hair dryer
Fridge, microwave, kettle
Bath towel Face towel
Yukata bathrobe Toothbrush
Shampoo Conditioner
Body soap Hand soap
Razor Comb
Cotton Cotton swab
Hair dryer Free Wi-Fi
Washing machine  
Sightseeing Imperial Palace 350m 5minutes
Manga Museum 650m 9minutes
Kyoto Museum 620m 8minutes
Rokkakudo 1100m 14minutes
Nijo Castle 1400m 18minutes
Convenience store Family Mart (Karasuma-Nijo branch, open 24/7) 340m 5minutes
Other [Bakery] Friandise, 3minutes
[Bakery] Liberte, 7minutes
[Bakery] Grandir, 10minutes
[Cafe and Bakery] Cafe Bibliotic HELLO!, 4minutes
[Cafe and Bakery] Shinshindo, 6minutes
[Cafe and donut] Hitsuji, 3minutes
[Cafe and coffee] World Coffee, 4minutes
[Cafe and Japanese tea] Sarasa, 7minutes
[Cafe and Japanese tea] Ippodo, 7minutes
[Cafe and Japanese tea] Nijo Wakasaya, 8minutes
[Cafe and tea] Holly's Cafe, 12minutes
[Department store] Daimaru, 17minutes
[Post Office] Takakura post office, 2minutes