Shirakawa Cottage (Cottage by the White Stream)

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From $94 / night


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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Cottage

Accommodations: House, 1 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Shirakawa Cottage - COTTAGE BY THE WHITE STREAM

The 1957 classic 'Sayonara' with Marlon Brandon was filmed by Shirakawa Stream adjacent to Shirakawa Cottage, great views of the area in the 1950's.

Shirakawa Cottage is a traditional Japanese Machiya (Townhouse) in an absolutely superb location. A little hideaway in a deep alleyway off the Shirakawa Stream, one of the loveliest areas in Kyoto This ensures that that the house is completely quiet yet allowing immediate access to the middle of Kyoto’s historical Higashiyama (Eastern Mountains) distr...Read more

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Shirakawa Cottage (Cottage by the White Stream)
Kyoto, Kinki, Japan

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Additional Location Information

Shirakawa is located 2 mins from the main historical Nene's Path. The traditional Geisha district of Gion is 4 min walk along the edge of the Shirakawa Stream. Also the upmarket restaurant area of Pontocho along the banks of the Kamagawa River is an easy stroll. This whole area is flat and an easy walk and as with all Kyoto is quiet and perfectly safe. Fifteen minutes walk east are the Higashiyama mountains that have superb hiking.

The area around the house has many interesting shops and is steeped in Kyoto history. The highlights of Kyoto; Heian Jinju, Kyoto Museum, Nanzenji, Kodaiji and Chion-in Temples, Maruyama Park, Philosophers Path and many more are an easy stroll from Shirakawa Cottage. There are many interesting cafes, antique shops and specialty shops nearby.

The nearby International Community House (INCH) (9.00am-9.00pm) has internet, a huge TV with CNN, daily Japanese language classes and weekly calligraphy, ink painting, origami etc classes in English for ¥50 (fifty cents). It also has a large library with daily English edition Japanese newspapers as well as weekly American, English, Australian newspapers available. There is a coffee shop and a huge notice board as well as an information centre.
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Last updated on September 18, 2014
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Rates

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DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Aug 17 - Oct 31, 2014
Middle Season
$1133 Nights
Nov 1 - Dec 6, 2014
High Season
$1313 Nights
Dec 7 - Dec 30, 2014
Regular Season
$943 Nights
Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2015
Festival Season
$1503 Nights
All other dates
$94$5633 Nights
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Additional notes from the owner

Normal Season rate
2 Guests ....¥15,000/night
High Season rate ... Add 3,000JPY / night on above rates
High Season is as below.
Apr.1-13, Apr.27-May.5, Jul.13-16, Sep.14-15, Oct.12-13, Nov.15-30, Dec.31-Jan.3
3 night minimum
Payment only in JAPANESE YEN.
Credit card acceptable.

Amenities

General
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove or Oven
  • Microwave
Outdoor
  • Garden
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - no
  • Suitable for the elderly - no
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 20 square meters

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