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.
A bridge across the Japan Tradition
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. […]
Early morning visit to the monthly festival “Touch NIPPON Tourism in Nara” is an opportunity we can visit Nara’s fascinating traditional culture from the 120-year-old architecture “HARUYA Naramachi”. On the 1st and 15th of every month, we worship with guests at the “Monthly Festival” held at the local shrine. In Kyoto, we will […]
Susuharai, Japanese way of clean up Pillars and piers that glow black when wiped carefully. For example, there is a “wipe ceremony” that wipes out Buddhist scripture’s dust once a year. For example, the shrine is cleaned every morning. HARUYA would like the guests to see a beautifully polished 100 years architecture. Clean […]
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 […]
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