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Guest House Hitsuji-an

ゲストハウスひつじ庵
Area Central
Category Guesthouse / Machiya Style

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Hitsuji-an is a guesthouse which has just been opened in November 13. The owner of the guesthouse has travelled to 36 countries as a backpacker, and decided he wanted to make the same kind of space as the guesthouse which he utilized in his various destinations, so he moved to Kyoto and  renovated a Kyomachi-ya townhouse that is over 80 years old, and opened up Hitsuji-an. The town that I love the most, Kyoto This is a Kyomachi-ya guesthouse in which one can really feel the atmosphere of Kyoto.  I came to visit the recently opened Hitsuji-an.

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There are two private rooms and mix dormitory(2 person), Female dormitory(6 person). Other than the mix dormitory, there is airconditioning. All private rooms are Japanese-style and have tatami flooring, so you can really sense the Japanese atmosphere. (mix dormitory and Female dormitory have carpet.)

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They have only just opened, and the interior is very clean. In particular, the shower room and bathroom have received early evaluations from users as “very clean and pretty”.

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This is the common room. In winter, it will be heated with a sunken kotatsu heater. It attracts guests from a variety of countries, and has an enjoyable atmosphere in which one can relax and take it easy, exchange information and get to know each other.

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There is a courtyard inside Hitsuji-an, and you can gaze into it from the common room. It will likely look very different depending on the season. This is one of the charms of the guesthouse.

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There are also manga comics and information books about Kyoto available.
The pictures that decorate the room are “Shinran”(Japanese Buddhist monk in Kamakura period) , which was drawn by “Inoue Takehiko”, the artist of the manga “SLAM DUNK”.

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The kitchen and sink that are set up in the common room It’s great for long-term residents that there’s a kitchen available.

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There are flyers for Kyoto tourist sites and events, and cards for neighbouring food and drink places and so on, so please feel free to use these.

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They also sell accessories. Aren’t these adorable?
Bicycle rental is also available.

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The manager, “Nori san”, is very friendly and sincere He will tell you all sorts of recommendations about Kyoto!

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Address 472-1 Miyagi-cho,Aneyakoji-dori Ogawa higasi-iru,Nakagyo-ku,Kyoto
京都市中京区姉小路通小川東入宮木町472-1
Tel 075-203-0161
Open Open 8:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. 4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Refarence ■CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT
Check-in 4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Check-out 8:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.

■Facilities & Services
Kitchen, Bathroom and Toilet are all shared.
Linen Included
Shampoo & rinse, body soap
Hair-dryer
Free Wifi
No curfew (when you check-in, the guesthouse give you KEY CODE.)
Rental Bike(500yen/day)
Rental Bath towels(150yen)
Toothbrush(50yen)
Face towel(100yen)
Landry(200yen include detergent), Dryer(100yen)
Non-smoking(Please smoke at garden only.)
URL http://www.hitsuji-an.com/
Access 4 minute walk from City Bus Stop Horikawa Sanjo
8 minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
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