A Convenient Location for Travel to Kyoto! Stay Cheaply in a Japanese-Style Building at “Guest House Waraku-an”

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“Guest House Waraku-an” is built in a renovated 100-year-old house in Kyoto.
Guests can stay for a reasonable price and enjoy a pure Japanese atmosphere.

A Building Where You Can Feel the History

This business was built into a renovated home that is over 100 years old, so all of the rooms in the building are traditional Japanese-styled.
It’s a calm space where you can overlook a beautiful courtyard. Savor the relaxing, old-fashioned atmosphere.

beautiful Courtyard with Pure Japanese Style
[beautiful Courtyard with Pure Japanese Style]

You can easily rent a yukata on the premises for 200 yen, so you can make some treasured memories by wearing a yukata and taking commemorative photos.

A Convenient Location for Sightseeing

The guest house is about 6 minutes on foot from the Keihan Oto Line’s Jingu-Marutamachi Station. It is also about 30 minutes by bus from Kyoto Station.
The guest house is about a 7-minute walk from Heian Jingu Shrine. If you take a bus from the nearest bus stop, “Kumano Jinja-mae,” you can reach Nanzen-ji in 18 minutes and Ginkaku-ji in 21 minutes.
There are also convenience stores located near the facility, so it’s also convenient for shopping and getting something to eat.


The available room types are sex-separated dormitory, private double, twin, and deluxe.
All rooms use a shared bathroom and restroom. Private rooms can be locked.

Sex-Separated Dormitories

In the dormitories, each futon is separated by a curtain, and there is a security box and hand light at each bedside.

Dormitory (from 2,700 yen)
[Dormitory (from 2,700 yen)]

Double Room

A double room can accommodate 1 to 2 people in its double-sized futon. A single person can have it to themselves if they pay to rent the full room!

Double Room (6,480 yen)
[Double Room (6,480 yen)]

Twin Room

The twin room can accommodate up to 3 people. This room type is also available to a single person if you buy out the full room!

Twin Room (7,020 yen)※Room price is +1,080 yen if used for 3 people
Twin Room (7,020 yen)※Room price is +1,080 yen if used for 3 people

Deluxe Room

The deluxe room has a porch that faces the courtyard. It can accommodate up to 4 people!

Deluxe Room (7,560 yen)※Room price is +1,080 yen if used for 3 people, +2,160 yen if used for 4 people
[Deluxe Room (7,560 yen)※Room price is +1,080 yen if used for 3 people, +2,160 yen if used for 4 people]
The courtyard can be seen from the room.
[The courtyard can be seen from the room.]

Available Free Amenities

Wi-Fi, computer, air conditioning, fan, gas fan heater, toilet, shower, body soap, 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner, hair dryer, refrigerator, portable charger, coffee, tea

Available Paid Amenities

Bath towels (100 yen), in-house-use-only yukata (200 yen), rental bicycle (1 day 500 yen), 1-day Kyoto City Bus ticket (500 yen)

Basic information on Guest House Waraku-an

Basic information on Guest House Waraku-an

19-2 Shogoinsannocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City
6 minutes on foot from the #4 exit of Keihan Oto Line’s “Jingu-Marutamachi Station.” Alternatively, 30 minutes on the 206 city bus route departing from the D2 boarding area at Kyoto Station. Get off at “Kumano Jinja-mae.” Guest house is a 1-minute walk from the bus stop.
4:00 pm - 8:50 pm
11:00 am
Room Price
From 2,700 yen
Credit Cards
Only usable for charges of 10,000 yen and above. (VISA, MasterCard, JCB)