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Information about Guest House Taiko-ya Hotel

A 10-minute walk from Shijo/Karasuma Station, Guest House Taiko-ya offers simple rooms in a traditional Machiya-style house. Guests can choose to stay in private rooms or in shared dormitory-style rooms. Free Wi-Fi is available at the entire property. Guests can stay in a private Japanese-style room with tatami (woven-straw) floors and Japanese futon bedding. Both private and dormitory-style rooms with Western beds are available as well. Bathrooms and toilets are shared, while bath amenities including shampoo, soap and a hairdryer are provided. Towel rentals are available. Guests can use the shared kitchen free of charge, which comes with tableware, a fridge, a toaster, a microwave and an electric kettle. Guests can enjoy complimentary tea bags and coffee. Taiko-ya Guest House is an 8-minute walk from Karasuma Oike Subway Station and a 15-minute train ride from the Gion area. Nijo Castle is a 15-minute walk away. No meals are served.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Guest House Taiko-ya in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. An accommodation tax per person per night is not included in the price and needs to be paid at the property. This is a non-smoking property. Guests can smoke at the garden. There is no lift and guests must walk up stairs to reach their rooms. Hairdryers are available between 08:00 - 23:00 in a designated area on site. Please ask the property directly for more details. Please note eating and drinking is only permitted in the shared living room on site, which is open between 08:00 - 23:00. This property does not accommodate children 6 years old and younger. Late check-in fees apply for guests who plan to check-in after 21:00. Guests must notify the property in advance. Reservations for guests who do not arrive before 21:00 and do not notify the property in advance will be cancelled. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation. - Any arrival after 00:00 will be treated as a no show, regardless of whether the property has been informed or not.

Services of Guest House Taiko-ya Hotel

  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Internet services
  • Luggage storage
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Free WiFi
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Garden
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)


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