Mosaic Machiya KSK
For the well-travelled people who appreciate traditional Japanese culture and historical Kyoto, Mosaic Machiya KSK offers the best window of insight into the mysterious Geisha world of Kamishichiken.
Our property is a renovated "Machiya", a traditional wooden Kyoto teahouse, with modern facilities and traditional tatami rooms. You get the best of both worlds. Take advantage of our on-site CafeBar used by locals and guests alike. We also have a "Goemon" Bath(A giant pot) as well as a zen-like secret garden where you can sip your morning coffee.
Our staff are all very international locals who speak multiple languages and will give you the best tips. Perfect for those people tired of tourist zones and crowds.
Nestled in the oldest Geisha District, guests who stay here will see Geisha and Maiko roam past casually every day in the mornings and evenings. It is a bit of a journey to get here but you will be wowed by being in the real old Kyoto.
Kamishichiken hosts a multitude of events throughout the year.
Please look into these during your stay:
"Tenjinsan" Monthly Antiques, Art, Crafts, Kimono market at Kitanotenmangu Shrine Every 25th
"Baikasai" Plum Blossom Festival and Tea Ceremony 2/25
"Kitano Odori" Spring Geisha Dances 3/25-4/7
"Kamishichiken Beer Garden" 7/1-9/5
"Kamishichiken Bon Odori" Street Dance and Food Festival 8/11
"Zuiki Matsuri" Autumn Harvest Festival and traditional parade 10/4
"Kotobukikai" Autumn Geisha Dances 10/8-10/13
Note: There is a new Kyoto City Accommodation Tax from 2018/10. You will have to pay ¥200 per night per guest outside the room fee during check in.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast Not Included
- Card Phones
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- Mini Bar
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes included
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Guesthouse InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
In Kyoto City, a new accommodation tax will be implemented starting October 1,2018.
Accommodation charge under JPY20,000 (per person per night), the tax amount is JPY200 (per person per night).
Please pay at the lodging facility which you are staying.
(1) Check in time is available from 15:00 to 21:00 and check-out time is by 12:00
(2) The reception is available from 7:00 to 22:00
(3) Cash & Credit Card (Only Visa & MasterCard) are available
(4) The cancellation cost is charged from 2 days ago before the check-in date
(5) The minimum age to stay is 6 years old
(6) Breakfast is NOT included
(7) The room fee includes taxes
(8) It is not allowed to smoke cigarettes in the entire building except backyard.
If you lost the keys, we would charge \5,000.
*We require guests to check in by 21:00. After 22:00, there are no staffs here,
and the guests are able to go out after 10pm with the key for the front door.
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From Kyoto station to our guesthouse, taking a Kyoto city bus or a taxi is common to access; please take #50 or #101 and get off at either Kamishichiken-station or Kitanotenmangumae-station, taking about 35 mins, and take 3 mins to our guesthouse. By a taxi, it would take about 25 mins from Kyoto station.
MOSAIC MACHIYA KSK is located nearby Kitanotenmagu-shrine, and Kinkaku-ji temple can be accessed by 15-mins walking.
The area where our guesthouse is located is called Kamishichiken that is the oldest geisha district.