By The Nation
Situated to the south of Kyoto Imperial Palace, this is its fourth property and can accommodate up to eight guests. Aiming to maintain the beautiful Kyoto-style traditional houses, the Kyo no Ondokoro project offers unique accommodation, where travellers can stay and live like locals.
Occupying more than 180 square meters, it is a mixture of traditional Japanese design and modern art, boasting a living room that is used for performing a tea ceremony, a bathroom complete with Shigaraki-ware bathtub and a kitchen equipped with all kinds of kitchen appliances and tables so that guests can prepare their own meal. The villa also had Wi-Fi, washing machines with dryers and irons, making it a perfect choice for a long stay.
The room rates range from 50,000 (Bt14,500) to 100,000 yen per building. Other services include a left luggage area and a concierge corner to provide information on tourist attractions.
Find out more at www.Kyo-Ondokoro.kyoto/en/