On a quiet backstreet in Gion, Kyoto's premier tourist destination.

 
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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Most nearby attractions in the historic Kyoto’s entertainment district of Gion, are a short walk away.

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TEMPLE GARDEN VIEW SUITE

Our machiya overlooks the gardens of 1,000 year Kenninji, Kyoto's oldest Zen temple, home to a historic art gallery.

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KYOTO GARDEN SUITE

We combined traditional hand crafted features with modern western luxury, even featuring a traditional Kyoto garden.

 
Spacious and in the perfect location - a quiet street within minutes’ walk of lots of sights.”
— Machiya Maya Guest
 
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Planning your Kyoto trip?

Check to see if our unique suites are available.

Machiya Maya in Historical Gion

Gion, made famous in ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’, captivates Kyoto first-timers and well-seasoned travelers alike with it’s shrines, temples, tea-houses, restaurants, and with geiko and maiko (experienced and apprentice geisha) dressed in beautiful kimono.

 

 
 
It is a beautiful place that is close to everything, has plenty of space and a fluent check in/check out process.”
— Machiya Maya Gion Guest
 
 
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IN the heart of Kyoto

Explore the area around Machiya Maya Gion

Gorgeous Views of Kennin-ji Temple & Gardens

 

Traditional interior design coupled with all modern conveniences, Machiya Maya Gion’s Temple Garden View Suite offers you an unforgettable Kyoto stay - complete with a view!

 

 
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Explore This Suite

Spacious Suite with a white pebble Kyoto-style Garden

 

A roomy modern suite, complete with all modern conveniences, with a touch of traditional design. This suite features a traditional miniature white pebble and plant garden, right outside your bedroom window.

 

 
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Explore this Suite

Your Unique Kyoto Experience Starts Here

 

Learn about the historical significance of the Gion area, the restoration of our machiya, and let us at Machiya Maya Gion spirit you away to a bygone era of traditional Kyoto.

 

 
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Dive into the Past

Learn more about Machiya Maya Gion.

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Though it was traditional, every appliance was new and modern. Aircon in every room was great. The amenities were 5 star! I can’t wait to return with my children next time. “