Gorgeous Views of Kennin-ji Temple & Gardens

Wake up to the beautiful view of the the oldest Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Kennin-ji, from our two bedroom Temple Garden View Suite. Complete with a soaking tub and a balcony, this suite combines Japanese tradition, western luxury and a great view to make your stay memorable and comfortable. 

“Fabulous place, fabulous location, fabulous attention to detail within. ★★★★★”
— Rob S., UK

Tradition Meets Luxury

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japanese Features

  • Ofuro bath settings

  • Wara Juraku walls

  • Tatami floors

  • Shoji blinds

  • Fusuma sliding doors

  • Ranma panels

  • Antique doors

western Features

  • Luxury washrooms

  • Ultra high speed Wi-Fi

  • Floor & Wall heating

  • Air Conditioning

  • Fridge, Stove, Microwave

  • Washer/Dryer

  • English HD TV - Disney, Movies

  • Telephone

  • Digital tablet with guest directory

The apartment has a beautiful interior that mixes charming Japanese heritage with modern fittings, paying immaculate attention to detail. The bed was so comfy, the shower was amazing, the living room and kitchen were lovely and it was handy to use the washer dryer. “
— Machiya Maya Gion Guest


Rooms listed below from left to right

  1. Western Bedroom

  2. Toilet Room

  3. Bathroom with Shower and Twin Bassinet

  4. Kitchenette

  5. Traditional Japanese Room

  6. Balcony

  7. Soaking Tub

  8. Tatami Bedroom

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  • Kennin-ji Temple garden view

  • Table with floor chairs with back support.

  • LCD TV with international channels

  • Air conditioning, wall and floor heating.


  • 5-star hotel quality bathtub

  • Waterfall shower with strong water pressure.

  • Twin bassinet

  • Separate toilet room with fully automated Japanese toilet

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Tatami BEDROOM & Soaking TUB

  • Raised tatami bed with soft futon.

  • Relaxing Soaking tub

  • Natural greenery & bamboo screen privacy

  • Air conditioning, wall and floor heating.


  • Modern kitchenette all new modern appliances

  • 2-element stove, microwave, large fridge

  • Complete cooking and eating utensils.


  • 180 degree view of the Kennin-ji Temple gardens, the oldest Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto

  • Wooden deck with dining furniture

  • Greenery acts as a natural screen for privacy


  • Cosy but comfortable with lots of closet space.

  • Brand new high quality Euro queen (larger than American) bed,

  • Air conditioning, wall and floor heating.

This was the best place we stayed in our whole trip across Japan.”
— Machiya Maya Gion Guest
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Reserve Your Private View

Book your stay at our Temple Garden View Suite

The host replied email really fast and the whole communication process is very smooth.”
— Machiya Maya Gion Guest