Guest House Hitsuji-An

472-1. Anekouji dori ogawa higasi iru, Kyoto

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Guest House Hitsuji-An


Overview of Hostel

A piece of world in the heart of tradition: those words can summarise the atmosphere of Guesthouse Hitsuji-an. Our guests can enjoy the delights of a traditional machiya (Japanese townhouse) and share their travels’ experience with both foreigners and Japanese.

Nijo Castle is only two steps awa

From Nights People


# Check-in from 16:00 to 21:00
# Check-out from 8:00 to 11:00
# Free luggage keeping(from 8:00 to 11:00)
# Entrance door is closed (staff is not available)from 11:00 to 16:00.

From Kyoto JR Station

By Bus (Line 9 or 50) 13 min + 4 min walk:
Get off the bus at “Horikawa Sanjo”, then cross the Horikawa street and turn left. Walk about 100 m and turn right at the coin parking. Continue forward 210m and you will find us on your right.

By Subway 6 min + 8 min walk:
Get off at Karasuma Oike Station and take the exit number 4-1 and go straight forward on the Oike street (the biggest one) 500 m and turn left at the convenient store called Family Mart. Turn right on the first street you will see and you will find us on you left after walking 80 m.

By Train 6 min + 19 min walk:
Take a train of the Sanin Main line and get off at the Nijo Station. Take the east exit and continue on you right and you will find an arcade street called “Sanjokai“. Please follow the shopping area, cross the Horikawa street in front of the Lawson and turn left. Continue for about 100m and turn right and Continue forward 210m, you will find us on your right.

By Taxi 15 min.

Located near

Gesthouse Hitsuji-an is well located if you want to go to the main touristic places of Kyoto. The Nijo Castle is only 8 minutes walk for our Machiya. With Kyoto���¢�¯�¿�½�¯�¿�½s subway lines crossing at the Karasuma Oike Station, you will be able to access all the touristic areas, such as the imperial Palace, all the temples in Higashiyama (The Nanzen-ji temple, the Silver pavilion: the Gingaku-ji, in few minutes) Area or Gion. Arashiyama is also easy to reach from Shijo Omiya station.

Conditions & Policy

Age Restriction

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.Cash payment only upon arrival. 2.Cancellation Policy Up to 7 days before arrival: No cancellation fee 6 to 2 days before arrival: 30% of total night room rate cancellation fee 1 day before arrival: 50% of total night room rate cancellation fee On arrival day/no show: 100% of total night room rate cancellation fee * Please note that if you do not come before 21:00 without contacting us, your booking will be cancelled. 3.10 years old and under are not allowed to use a dorm room.