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.
Literary Calendar of HARUYA
At “Nara park” walking distance from the 120 years Japanese traditional architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”, “Wakakusa Yamayaki” is held on the 4th Saturday of January every year. 100,000 people visit in a day. On the day of the Yamayaki, There are plenty of places to see such as free public to climb Mount Wakakusa,”Odondo” that burns […]
Azuki Gayu ‘Azuki’ means ‘red beans’, and ‘Gayu’ means ‘rice porridge’ in Japanese language. So ‘Azuki Gayu’ means ‘Japanese red bean rice porridge’. Azuki beans are used as red rice in celebration. Red color of Azuki beans has been said to have the power of amulet. From the winter solstice the power of the sun […]
HARUYA Higashiyama 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 […]
Nanakusa Gayu ‘Nanakusa’ means ‘Seven kinds of vegetables’, and ‘Gayu’ means ‘rice porridge’ in Japanese language. So ‘Nanakusa Gayu’ means ‘Japanese seven kinds of vegetable rice porridge’. Seven kinds of typical vegetables in early spring adjust the physical condition. Please enjoy a peaceful moment with Japan tradition (Only January 7th). HARUYA’s Rice Porridge 100 years […]
Touch NIPPON Tourism Invitation to the Monthly Shrine Ceremony Heian Jingu Shrine is widely revered as a general shrine of Kyoto citizens. The HARUYA staff will guide you to the monthly ceremony on the 1st and 15th of each month. A day starting from the morning shrine ceremony AYA HIGUCHI （HARUYA Higashiyama） The morning shrine […]
Kotatsu with Japanese rooms At HARUYA, 100 years traditional architectures in Kyoto and Nara, the Japanese winter symbol “Kotatsu” appears in all Japanese rooms expect bunk bed types. The presence or absence of “Kotatsu” can be confirmed in the room photo of our official web site. HARUYA Higashiyama 100 years Japanese architecture called […]
Touch NIPPON Tourism Invitation to Atago Shrine An old man said “Fire needs modesty.” HARUYA staff show you to the classic kitchens in Kyoto. Beginning with a greeting, Worship at Mount Atago KEIJIRO UEOKA （HARUYA Umekoji） 「Onoboriyasu」「Okudariyasu」 Atago mountain, in Kyoto City. Since ancient times, it has been said that there is a […]
Nara morning charm Morning time only staying guests can visit. For a limited time, we can enjoy every morning, Nara’s unique “Shiageri” tradition since 100 years ago, the Meiji Era. Nara’s feature deer We can visit from ‘HARUYA Naramachi’ on foot, and many people say “Oh, I’m glad to […]
Making of “HARUYA Morning Porridge” Harvesting section ② 100 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. […]
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