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Traditional Machiya. Close to imperial palace.

YululY is a superhost.

Traditional Machiya. Close to imperial palace.

6 guests2 bedrooms6 beds1.5 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the villa to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
8 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
YululY is a Superhost
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Thank you for viewing my Machiya. I am the house owner YululY Aoki.
My 140-year-old traditional Machiya is renovated in 2018, legally licensed in 2018 spring.
We are located in central Kyoto, 7 minutes on foot from imperial palace and subway station Imadegawa K06. 10 minutes from Kyoto station by subway.
We offer 4 bikes for free use for you to explore amazing back streets which buses can not reach.
We offer free shuttle service from/to Kyoto station for long stay guests upon request.


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
4 single beds,1 crib


Handheld shower head



98 reviews
Yunan User Profile
December 2019
Very clean and nice place. The host helped me plan the whole itinerary and she was available to answer questions all the time.
Misty User Profile
December 2019
A BEAUTIFUL accommodation. In a nice and quiet area, the perfect space to retreat from the hustle and bustle of a long day in Kyoto! Extremely family friendly!
Cory User Profile
September 2019
One of my favorite Airbnbs ever. Such a cool little house. We rode the bikes all over Kyoto.
Erin User Profile
June 2019
This beautiful, remodeled machiya is equipped with every conceivable modern amenity and yet maintains the charm and authenticity of a certified historic machiya. It’s really quite special to have the opportunity to stay here. It is pristinely clean and tidy and was thoroughly…
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Response from YululY:
Thank you for your warm, kind and amazing review. Very happy to know you liked my place and enjoyed your stay very well. Welcome back to Kyoto any time! :)
June 2019
Kenneth User Profile
June 2019
YululY is a perfect host and this is a perfect house in a perfect spot. My family loved the authentic the historic and the renovated home.
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Response from YululY:
Thank you for choosing my place to celebrate your important day. Welcome back to Kyoto any time:)
June 2019
Joseph User Profile
May 2019
Wonderful space! The perfect setting to enjoy Kyoto. It has everything you need, including bikes for exploring and a well-equipped and beautiful garden/spa area for unwinding after a long day. We were also thrilled with the location, which is both central, and very peaceful. …
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Response from YululY:
Thank you for liking my machiya. Welcome back at any time.
May 2019
David User Profile
April 2019
YululY was a great host with a wonderful home. She checked in a few times leading up to our stay to make sure we had what we needed to arrive smoothly. The space was nice, clean, and accurate to the photos. YululY was quick to respond to questions and gave us some great local…
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Response from YululY:
Thank you for such a lovely review. It was our great pleasure to be able to host you. Welcome back to Kyoto at any time:)
April 2019

Hosted by YululY

Kyōto-shi, JapanJoined in June 2017
YululY User Profile
101 Reviews
YululY is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hi Thank you for being interested in my Machiya. This house had belonged to my grandparent's who have moved to a service apartment. They loved the house so much and want it to be useful. So my husband and I inherit and remodeled it. Since the house was old enough(140…
Interaction with guests
We respect your privacy, in case of emergency and upon your request, we can reach you in 15 minutes which is a cycling distance from where we live.
Languages: 中文, English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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