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[KB] Warm Wooden House 3 Min Nijo-jo-mae Stn

Entire townhouse hosted by Matatabi
7 guests3 bedrooms7 beds2 baths
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* A warm and wooden, 97.84 square meter, 2-floor Kyo-Machiya located in the Nijo castle area for a maximum of 7 guests.

* Perfect for couples & families looking for a unique experience of staying in a quiet, traditional Japanese house!

* 3 minute walk to Nijo-jo-mae subway station & 10 minute walk to Nijo station.

* Perfect location for sightseeing and nightlife!

* The kitchen is equipped with modern amenities.

* There is one bathroom and two toilets.

* Ideal for a family or group.

The space
Please note that we are obliged to collect Kyoto Accommodation Tax separately at 200 JPY per guest per night of your stay upon check in for this listing.
Please see the house rules before you make a reservation for more details.

We are fully licensed to operate this Airbnb listing. Please see our license number at the bottom of this page.

- Nearest Station: 3 minute on foot to Nijo-jo-mae subway station and 10 minute walk to Nijo station.

- Floor: 2 floors
- Rooms: 3 bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 kitchen and 1 bathroom
- Max. Number of Guests: 7

- Beds: 7
- 5 single beds and 2 single sofa beds

- Bathroom with a bath and shower: 1
- Toilets: 2
- Separate Bathroom & Toilet: Yes
- Elevator: No
- Free Wifi: Yes
- Car Park: No. Please search the nearby area for coin parking.

- Amenities: Provided. Please check the 'Guest Access' section for what amenities we provide.
- Check in: 15:00 p.m.
- Check out: 10:00 a.m.
- Smoking: No
- Pets: No

1. You can see the total price including cleaning fees and taxes before you book.

2. We will provide all the information you need for how to get to the room and get the keys once you have confirmed your booking.

3. We cannot keep luggage in the apartment after check out.

4. We are sorry but strictly no late check out. Check out is at 10:00 a.m.

5. Please send us messages on the AirBnb app. Sorry, but we don’t use Line or other instant messenger apps.

6. We are sorry but we cannot accept mail to the apartment for security reasons.

Our house is a traditional Kyoto Machiya.
It has been lovingly restored in the traditional style and furnished with antiques along with modern amenities like air-conditioning, western toilet and modern kitchen. It is fully equipped with a kettle, toaster, hairdryer, linen, towels, microwave, washing machine, and everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Guest access
This is a full house rental that is entirely private to the guests : ) There are no other guests sharing the house.

Some houses have private cleaning lockers for the cleaning staff to use. If it is locked, please respect the cleaner's tools and contact us if you will need anything from it.

Basic Amenities Provided:

We provide:

* 1 x face towel and 1 x body towel for each guest. Please use the laundry machine to wash towels.
* Refrigerator, microwave and toaster
* Free and portable mobile Wi-Fi
* Kettle, cutlery and basic crockery
* Cooking facilities
* Air conditioning
* Hair dryer
* Shampoo, conditioner and body soap.
* Tooth brush

We do not provide:

* Coffee and tea
* Iron
* Extra futons or mattresses
* Extra towels
* Daily room cleaning service
* Toothpaste
* Slippers
* Baby bed or baby car / push chair

Other things to note
PLEASE READ 15 POINTS BEFORE BOOKING

** CHECK IN TIME is from 15:00PM.
** CHECK OUT is at 10:00AM sharp. No late check out please! Penalties apply for late check out.

1. Please make sure the person who books this listing is available for communication with us at all times.
2. In accordance with local city ordinance, we require all guests who will stay to send copies of their passport photo page to us on Airbnb Messenger after the booking has been confirmed.

3. Check in is at 15.00.
4. Check out is strictly 10:00 am. A penalty fee of 50% of one night’s stay will be applied for late check out through the Airbnb system. 

5. No baggage storage after check out. Please use the station lockers or Yamato. Please do not leave empty or old suitcases after check out - it is very hard for us to dispose of! We will charge a penalty fee of JPY2,000 for the disposal of any left suitcases. 

6. Please do no talk to neighbors or ask them for directions. We will get complaints. 

7. No loud noise / parties - especially after 20:00. Please keep the noise down if you have children or are a large group as it disturbs others.

8. Please no smoking inside the property. If we find evidence of smoking, we will charge a penalty fee of between JPY5,000 and JPY10,000.
9. If your room has keys and they are lost during your stay, you will be charged at 3,000 JPY.

10. Please take your shoes off inside the room.

11. No pets.

12. Please do not stream movies on the wifi. It uses up all the data. 

13. Please keep the apartment clean.

14. We are sorry but we cannot provide extra futons. 

15. We are sorry but we cannot accept deliveries to the property as we cannot be responsible for loss or theft.

BREAKAGES, DAMAGES & EXTRA SERVICES PRICE LIST:

* Late check out after 10.00 am = 50% the cost of one night’s stay
* Smoking in the room = ¥5,000 - ¥10,000 (NO SMOKING PLEASE!)
* Illegal or unarranged parking = ¥30,000 plus
* Damaged bed sheets = ¥3,000
* Damaged pocket wifi = ¥30,000
* Lost, stolen or taken pocket wifi = ¥30,000
* Damaged curtains = ¥4,000
* Damaged tatami or carpet = ¥5,000
* Damaged or stolen appliances = The full cost of replacement.
* Penalty cost for wearing shoes in the room. = ¥5000 ( PLEASE TAKE OFF YOUR SHOES BEFORE ENTERING ROOM)
* Penalty cost to throw away large items (suitcases, etc) = ¥2,000 plus (PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE OR THROW AWAY SUITCASES IN THE ROOM AFTER CHECK OUT)

Thank you for reading and accepting.

FAQ:

Why do I need to provide photos of my passport?
- In accordance with local ordinance law for short-term rentals set down in March 2017, we need to ask all guests who will stay at our apartment to provide copies of their passport photo page in case of emergency such as fire, earthquake or other natural disaster. We are required to obtain this information by law and is part of keeping our operating license. The law for operating Airbnb differs from city to city so it may be different in other parts of Japan so you may not have been asked by other hosts in other parts of Japan for this information. Please feel free to research the requirements online.

Is the room private?
- Yes, the room is a private booking.

How do I get to the room and get the keys?
- We will send you all the information you need once you have confirmed your booking.

Can you book a taxi from the airport for me? Can I catch a taxi to the airport?
- Sorry but we don’t book taxis etc for guests. However we recommend using the MK Taxis website to book a taxi from the airport or around Osaka or Kyoto.

Is the area safe to walk around at night?
- Yes. Japan is a very safe country so it is fine to walk around late at night.

What is the cancellation policy?
- The apartment cancellation policy is strict. Please see the apartment listing for more information on the cancellation policy for this apartment.

Can I leave my baggage in the apartment before the 15.00 check in?
- You can leave your bags in the apartment after 11.00 a.m. but our cleaner will be cleaning the apartment, so please drop your bags off and come back again after 15.00 to check in. Please tell us in advance if you wish to leave your bags after 11.00 a.m.

Can I leave my baggage in the apartment once I check out?
- We are sorry but it is not possible to leave your bags after check out or extend your stay after 10.00 a.m. because we have other guests. You can leave your bags in the station lockers if you need to.

Does the apartment include amenities?
- Yes, the apartment has basic amenities. Please check the apartment listing for more information about what amenities are included.

Does the apartment have cooking facilities?
- Yes, the apartment has a cooker you can use to cook.

What appliances does the apartment have?
- The apartment is furnished with basic appliances. Please check the amenities list in the listing for more information.

Can I have things delivered to the apartment?
- Due to security reasons, we do not permit things being delivered to the apartment. Sorry.

Who should I contact in an emergency or when I don't understand something?
- Please contact us through the Airbnb messenger system. Do not ask other building residents or the building manager for security reasons.

What should I say when I meet other building residents?
- Please do not talk to anyone else in the building because Japanese value their privacy very highly. This is very important.

What should I do with my trash?
- Please follow the trash rules in the house manual that we provide. If there is no house manual in your apartment or if you don't know where to put your trash, please leave it inside the room. DO NOT put it outside the front of the apartment!

Are there any restaurants nearby?
- Osaka and Kyoto have a wide range of restaurants to choose from. Many restaurants are located in Namba, Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori, Shin-Osaka, Gion and around Kyoto station.
- We recommend using the following websites to help you find the best food for you:
- Tabelog website
- Gurunabi website

Can we book baseball game in advance?
- Yes, you can book a game in advance by using the Viagogo Japan website.

Can we book USJ in advance?
- Yes, you can book tickets in advance by using the USJ ticket website.

Can we change the number of guests after booking?
- Yes, you can. But please be aware that additional charges may apply.

We have train pass and which trains can we use?
- If you have a JR Rail Pass then you can use all JR overground trains.
- Please remember that a Rail Pass cannot be bought in Japan. You must buy it in your home country before coming to Japan.

License number
Hotels and Inns Business Act | 京都府京都市保健所 | 京都市指令保保医第580号
* A warm and wooden, 97.84 square meter, 2-floor Kyo-Machiya located in the Nijo castle area for a maximum of 7 guests.

* Perfect for couples & families looking for a unique experience of staying in a quiet, traditional Japanese house!

* 3 minute walk to Nijo-jo-mae subway station & 10 minute walk to Nijo station.

* Perfect location for sightseeing and nightlife!

* The kit…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 single bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Iron
TV
Hair dryer
Hangers
Heating
Essentials
Washer
Dedicated workspace

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京都市中京区, 京都府, Japan

The house is in the Nakagyo district, close to World Heritage Site Nijo Castle.

Hosted by Matatabi

Joined in August 2019
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We are MATATABI! We are a travel company that specialises in providing unforgettable experiences in Osaka and Kyoto through great accommodation, personalised tours and unique cultural dining experiences! We are comprised of a team of Japanese nationals, as well as members from Taiwan, China, the United Kingdom, the United States and Italy so we hope to be able to provide you with multi-language support during your stay. Most of us have lived in Japan for a very long time so we can share with you our knowledge and experience to help you get the best out of your stay with us! Travel well! Eat well! Stay well!
We are MATATABI! We are a travel company that specialises in providing unforgettable experiences in Osaka and Kyoto through great accommodation, personalised tours and unique cultu…
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During your stay
CHECK IN: 15.00 - 20.00
CHECK OUT: 10.00 (STRICT)

- Please contact us through the AirBnb messenger system.

- Please note that this is not a hotel and we do not have a 24 hour concierge service. We will do our best to keep in touch throughout your stay but please allow us a little time to reply.

- Unfortunately we can't make any restaurant or hair salon reservations etc, sponsor visas, take calls from immigration or book taxis. Thank you for your understanding!
CHECK IN: 15.00 - 20.00
CHECK OUT: 10.00 (STRICT)

- Please contact us through the AirBnb messenger system.

- Please note that this is not a hotel and we…
  • Policy number: Hotels and Inns Business Act | 京都府京都市保健所 | 京都市指令保保医第580号
  • Languages: 中文 (简体), English, 日本語
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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