While organizing our trip in Kyoto, one key issue was where to stay. During my last visit back in 2008 we decided to book into a hotel, sharing a room for whole of us 3. I can say now that its not the ideal choice to have especially in japan where space is limited, we were cramped and really our stay wasnt that confortable. I learnt from that mistake and this time i wanted to explore other options. Once day by luck I stumbled accross Japan Experience.
Japan Experience is a travel agency focused exclusively on Japan, Thy offer House rentals, tours, Japanese Rail Pass and more. They provide a lot of houses in Kyoto that are ideal for more than 2 people. To make things better, Japan Experience also offer Houses for holidaymakers wishing to eat and sleep in traditional Japanese style. There are many options to choose from but the one house that caught my eye was called Demachi where we stayed for 8 nights.
This Demachi house combines comfort and Japanese decor to enjoy a pleasant stay near the Kamogawa river in a popular colourful district. Its ideal location also allows you to move easily around the city and its surroundings. I would like to highly recommend tThis house or any to anyone who is looking to experience the Japanese way of life in Kyoto. The house is quiet, tranquil, and highly accessible to the major tourist attractions either by walking or taking a bus or train. Lets explore the house. On the ground floor, you find the Kitchen/dining room, small Japanese style living room, Japanese bathroom (shower and Japanese furo bath) and toilet. On the first/top floor, you have 2 Japanese bedroom (with Japanese futons) and aJapanese style office (convertible into a Japanese style bedroom). I would like to thank Daniel Auguste, our travel angel, who assisted us tremendously in planning our daily trips and making it such hassle free and enjoyable! I would definitely come back again!
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