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More than 120 years old machiya located north part of Nijyo Castle.


6 houses are standing side by side in the quiet area of northern part of Nijyo Castle, the World Heritage. This area was used to be an Emperor's female court's residence in Heian Period.
Nishi-no-Tai is one of the house. Please feel the history at there, and enjoy your special stay at this special house.
The owner of these 6 houses is an oil shop which was founded 200 years before, and almost all people in Kyoto knows them as "Yamanaka-Abura". Their original shop is near by these guest house, so you can visit them to get a famous and high quality oil.

Sense of liberation by well, beam from old time.

Nishi-no-Tai renovated with using old time's atmosphere.
At the ceiling, you can see a big beam which remains from more than 100 years before. This makes you feel you are in the depth of Kyoto.
Also, there is a kitchen on ground floor, you can use them for your supper.

Over 120 years old history.

When you enter the street of this location, you will see long brown houses on your side. Even there are six houses, the roof is only one. This remains from old time, and this is very rare in mordern time.
These guesthouses have more than 120 years history. You can enjoy the history both of inside nad outside of the house.

Quiet location, good for group stay.

Heiankyu-dairi-no-yado is standing in a quiet living area, but have easy access to many places by bus. And there are 6 houses at the same location, so it is very convenient if you come by a big groups, relatives gathering, or school trips. Of course you need to be quiet to going back and forth between each houses to live with neighbors, however, this is very good to reserve few numbers of houses together for your group.
Please see on the roof when you arrive. There is "Shouki-san" standing on the roof for protect house. This is rare, but important history of Kyoto.

Nishi-no-tai  Infrmation

Nishi-no-tai -Heiankyu-dairi-no-yado- (平安宮内裏の宿 承香殿 西対)
297-1, Higashishimmeicho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto
2 - 8 people
Bus "Senbondemizu" 5 mins by walk
1 parking space avairable
2 bicycle avairable (free/need to agree contract on check-in)


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body soap
  • Bath towel
  • Face towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Japanese green tea
  • Coffee
  • Black tea 
  • IH cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric Kettle
  • Cookware
  • Tableware
  • 2 Single beds & Futon
  • TV
  • Air conditioner

※ No pajamas.

※ No spice for cooking are prepared because of allergy and religious reasons.