How to enjoy HARUYA
Official Web Reservation Benefits
To get familiar with Japanese traditional culture, the Official Web Reservation Privilege is for you. Please enjoy your stay.
Bath towels, face towels and toothbrushes are free for the private room. Bath towels will be free for the shared rooms.
Shared room to a private room. Private room to a larger private room. We will upgrade for free according to the availability of the day.
You can book early for the popular season like cherry blossoms, autumnal leaves, and New Year holidays.
Many repeat customers delight it. You can spend a special time in the accommodation where no one is left.
Eligible for a total of 50 nights or more, you can stay for free without a redemption date even in the cherry blossoms or autumn leaves seasons.
HARUYA Morning Porridge ‘Cha Gayu’ 100 years Japanese traditional architecture, HARUYA offers the opportunity to be familiar with Japanese culture through Japanese staple foods ‘rice’. Delivered from HARUYA own rice field, with salt for Ise Jingu, tasting grace of rich four seasons of Japan, HARUYA Morning Porridge is for you. Other articles on […]
Kamigamo Shrine 100 years Japanese traditional architectures, HARUYA are proposing a journey on the theme of “Kojiki” book, Japan mytholozy. Kamigamo Shrine, a historical shrine that has been around for thousands of years in Kyoto. Many events are held throughout the year, such as the “Aoi Matsuri”, one of the three major festivals […]
Manyo Botanic Garden of This Month At HARUYA, the 100 years Japanese traditional architectures, “Travelling Kojiki” with the theme of “Kojiki” and “Manyo Journey” with the theme of “Manyoshu” are proposing. We especially recommend the Manyo Botanical Garden in Nara Park, famous for its deer. Please visit it when you visit the Great Buddha […]
How to make “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ① The 100 years traditional architecture, HARUYA cultivate “Morning Porridge” rice in the HARUYA own rice field without pesticides. Next week, the harvesting season is finally underway, and the HARUYA own rice field is brilliantly growing golden ears. Prior to mowing, dig a ditch on […]
Monk Ceremony Every morning we can experience Monk Ceremony for free in Nishihonganji Temple. We can experience it easy even for those who are “I wonder if I can do it for the first time”, “I am interested, but I do not have much time”. ■ Easy for beginners There is a scripture […]
Gozan no Okuribi Ritual Fires Appears high in Kyoto ‘Obon’ season, and disappears ugly The fire that crawls our ancestors always gives us peace of mind, courage and a heart of gratitude. The origin of the Japanese word “mourn” is “to visit”. We cannot visit a deceased person, but remember the deceased […]
In a representative area of Nara, Kofukuji, Todaiji, Kasuga Taisha Shrine, and Nara Park, walking distance from over 120 years architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, the “Toukae” festival is held from August 5th to 14th. On the 14th of the last day and the 15th of the following day, “Mantoro” festival is held on the Kasuga Taisha […]
At the “HARUYA Umekoji”, with four different tastes of hundred-year-old traditional architectures, the most affordable shared dormitory room, “Suou” has been redesigned. We can use the desk and backrest in a bed with a private feel that is easy for even beginners to spend. In a private space where three sides are covered by a […]
Wakakusayama Mt., a symbol of Nara, which is lined with deer and great Buddha. It is a place that is widely loved by from nursery schools and kindergarten children to adults. In January, there is a “Yamayaki” festival which more than 40,000 people visit in one day. Wakakusayama Mt. is popular for its panoramic view […]
What is HARUYA?
HARUYA is the traditional architecture, called MACHIYA, made by same architectural techniques with shrines and temples of World Heritage or National Treasures. Located two ancient capitals of Japan, Kyoto and Nara, which have two third of the Japanese national treasures. HARUYA in Japanese translates as “sunny, sacred, spring, family”, symbolizing Japan philosophy.
HARUYA is based on three core principles, which remain unchanged in both Kyoto and Nara branches.
1. Original of materials
2. Ordinal of customs
3. Organized of cities
HARUYA’s three principles are what Japanese people desire to convey beyond generations to generations. HARUYA is not “something like Japan” but “long established Japan”. HARUYA does not require difficult treatment besides “spend quietly at night” while historical buildings more than 100 years old. With classic staples from a long time ago, HARUYA would like to help you understand each other and respect each other through the memorable journey before check-in to after check-out.
HARUYA has several branches in 2 international cities, Kyoto and Nara.
Please be careful not to make a mistake with sister branches when visiting.
*For car navigation, please register each address, not phone number.
100 years Japanese architecture called Machiya, “HARUYA Higashiyama” is. Located at Kyoto Higashiyama area, more than 12 million people visit in a year, it is within walking distance to Kiyomizu Temple, Gion and Main shopping district. 15 minutes by subway from Kyoto station. In the morning and evening, we can walk along the small river and enjoy a pleasant stroll.HARUYA Higashiyama | Kyoto
4 different tastes of 100 years architecture, “HARUYA Umekoji” is. 8 minutes by bus (15 minutes walk) from Kyoto station. Walking distance to two world heritage sites (Toji, Nishihonganji). One way bus stop to Kiyomizu Temple, Gion, Kinkakuji etc. Long-established Kyoto style such as Japanese garden, lattice, round window, edge side are respectfully inherited.HARUYA Umekoji | Kyoto
120 years of the village headman residence, “HARUYA Naramachi” is. Guest rooms with traditional Japanese houses have fully Japanese atmosphere. Located in NARAMACHI area with the townscape from ancient times. Walking distance to Nara Park, Great Buddha statue and five other World Heritage sites. 8 minutes by bus from Nara station (15 minutes on foot).HARUYA Naramachi | Nara
100 years old typical Japanese wooden architecture provide accommodations with traditional atmosphere. As a place for the exchange study abroad, group travel, or with young child, we wish to offer travelers an opportunity to meet Japanese culture and exchange cultural experiences. After check-in, visitors could spend free time in the entire building without a curfew.Whole House Rental | ALL HARUYA