Whole House Rent

One entire townhouse is rented out for one group. For the exchange study abroad or group travel, our 100years old typical Japanese traditional townhouses can provide accommodations with traditional atmosphere with all of the modern comforts of home. We wish to offer travelers an opportunity to meet Japanese culture and exchange cultural experiences.


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HARUYA Higashiyama|Kyoto

Geisha district, walking distance to Kiyomizu-Temple and Gion

15 minutes by subway from Kyoto station. More than 100 years old townhouse. Located at Kyoto Higashiyama area, more than 12 million people visit in a year, it is within walking distance to the popular sight seen spots such as Kiyomizu Temple, Gion and Main shopping district. In the morning and evening, we can walk along the small river and enjoy a pleasant stroll.

  • Capacity: up to 14 guests
  • Capacity fee (Rates): 1 building 47,000 yen (tax excl.)

Kyoto Station Area MACHIYA Architecture

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.

|TYPE A builidng

  • Capacity: Up to 16 people
  • Rates: 2 buildings 60,000 yen (tax excl.)
  • The guests can use the Main and the Annex building, two separate buildings.
  • ※ only the Main building
    Capacity: up to 12 persons
    Rates: 43,000 yen (excluding tax)
  • ※ only the Annex building
    Capacity: up to 4 persons
    Rates: 18,000 yen (excluding tax)

|TYPE B builidng

  • Capacity: Up to 13 people
  • Rates: 1 building 49,000 yen (tax excl.)

|TYPE C builidng

  • Capacity: Up to 24 people
  • Rates: 1 building 99,000 yen (tax excl.)


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HARUYA in Nara

More than 120 years of the village headman residence. Japanese garden, family bath, guest room with traditional Japanese houses have fully Japanese atmosphere. Located in NARAMACHI area with the townscape from ancient times. Walking distance to Deer Park, Great Buddha statue and five other World Heritage sites. 8 minutes by bus from Nara station (15 minutes on foot).

  • Capacity: Up to 43 people
  • Rates:2 buildings 146,000 yen (tax excl.)
  • The guests can use the Main and the Annex building, two separate buildings.
  • ※ only the Main building
    Capacity: up to 29 persons
    Rates: 104,000 yen (excluding tax)
  • ※ only the Annex building
    Capacity: up to 14 persons
    Rates: 42,000 yen (excluding tax)


Frequently Asked Questions

General frequently contacted Questions
Kyoto, Nara’s unique MACHIYA

Q: How can I use whole house as a group?
A: The guests can use whole house privately from two persons. We have a group of about 10 guests or more.

Q: How many people can use the whole House Rental?

A: 2-20 people (the capacity vary between houses).

No curfew after check-in

Q: How long can you keep our tentative reservation?
A: For one week, we could keep your reservation request as tentative reservation. In the latest reservation that is below one month till the scheduled date, we contact you specifically.

Internet access available

Q: Is there a cancellation charge?

A: We are charged a cancellation fee in accordance with the cancellation regulations. Please contact us for more information.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?

A: We have cancellation fee by the cancellation policy. Please ask us for details before booking.

Children are also available

Q: How Many months before can we reserve?
A: 12 months before we accept the reservation. If even one another booking we have, we could not accept the Whole House Rental. Please inquire earlier.

Rent a hundred years of historical architecture

Q: If our group has over the capacity of accommodation, what should we do?
A: It is possible to use by charter only. Please feel free to contact us. We could chose several accommodations for your staying in Kyoto and Nara.


Contact Us

Inquiry Form

HARUYA Guest relations

TEL +81-75-533-3310

(Reception hours: 08:30-14:30/16:00-21:00)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us by phone or the following inquiry form and press “送信(Confirm contents)”.

Inquiry Content Requirements

Please be sure to include the following items in your inquiry.

1) your preferred dates:

2) Nights:

3) Number of guests:

4) Desired Facilities:

Flow after contact

Reservations for Private Charter, 1) designation of the date of request → 2) Provisional presser → 3) payment → 4) The reservation will be confirmed.

* Cancellation fee is 100% from the time of booking confirmation.

* Please note that refunds, cancellations, and schedule changes are not available after the reservation is finalized.

* Depending on the contents of the inquiry, there is the case that the answer is not an e-mail but the direct coordinator calls. Because there is a case to take time to reply, if you are in a hurry, please call us.