Guesthouse Juno is 10-min. walk from the Silver Pavilion (Ginkakuji Temple) and the Path of Philosophy. Kyoto University is a 2-min. walk west and train, subways lines are very convenient. This old earthen walled building, dating from the 1920s, has private gardens and can accommodate families or groups of up to 7 people; Yen 35,000/night for the entire house.
Guesthouse Juno ((for photos click here)) was originally built in circa 1927 as the traditional home and study center for a Japanese chess master; later it was the home for a Shinto shrine priest and his family. We have preserved the historical and traditional elements of this old house/compound.
Location:Guesthouse Juno is just west of the Silver Pavilion/Path of Philosophy area, the heart Kyoto's most popular cultural/tourist zone. Also convenient for access to the Golden Pavilion (20 min. by bus), Arashiyama (40 min. by bus and train), the Gion geisha district (20 min. by bus) & the city's downtown core (20 min. by bus). Kyoto JR Kyoto Station (the city's main train station) is 30 min. away by bus. The house is located in a traditional Japanese neighborhood within a wall-enclosed compound, facing the lushly forested north side of Mount Yoshida (200 meters east of Kyoto University's main campus). We offer friendly service, privacy, lots of space, and the chance for foreign visitors to experience the beauty and charm of traditional Japanese living. Free Wi-Fi
There are three private, traditionally decorated rooms on the second floor. The rooms all have tatami mats on the floor. For your comfort our traditional futon beds are outfitted with an additional top mattress that shapes to your body and provides extra padding. All of the rooms are private, bright and comfortable.
Nightly cost (for the entire house)=Yen 35,000, up to 7 peopleReservation enquiries (bandbjuno2 AT gmail DOT com).
Travel Services for Guests Staying at Guesthouse Juno
Travel services (tours, reservations, itinerary advice, etc.) are available to all guests staying with us in Kyoto. Consider these services to improve the quality of your Japan travel time. All pre-booked services can be paid for when you check in to one of our guesthouses. We offer Self-guided tours (without a guide; PDF; using bilingual, intelligent instructions) and Private Tours (with a guide) in Kyoto & Tokyo and elsewhere in Japan. We also offer services for restaurant reservations; car/driver hire; airport transfers & travel advice and off-the-beaten-track adventures . . .Inquiries/Quotes/Details*. *Allow for a turn around time of at least 24 hours; email inquires only; and remember we offer these services all over Japan: Tokyo, Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, Takayama, Hokkaido, Hiroshima, Osaka, Nara . . .