Kyoto Accommodations

Nestled in the mountains of Western Honshu, on Honshu Island, Kyoto is the former imperial capital of Japan and was the emperor’s residence from 794 until 1868. The city has survived since the sixth century with many historic buildings intact including the old imperial palace. It is now the country's seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people. With 17 Unesco World Heritage sites, more than 1600 Buddhist temples and over 400 Shintō shrines, Kyoto is also one of the world’s most culturally rich cities. Choose holiday accommodations with Owner Direct Vacation Rentals, where we can connect you with condo rentals, villa rentals, and apartment rentals listed by owners of vacation accommodations.

Over the centuries, Kyoto was destroyed by many wars and fires, but due to its historic value, the city was dropped from the list of target cities for the atomic bomb and spared from air raids during the Second World War. Countless temples, shrines and other historically priceless structures survive in the city today.

The best way to get around Kyoto is by public transportation which includes trains, subways and buses. Most attractions are in places that were built well before the existence of automobiles, and the availability of parking varies between extremely limited and non-existent. Furthermore, what little parking is available is often outrageously expensive. Search for a last minute accommodation deal in Kyoto in a house rental, villa rental, condo rental or vacation rental.

The city center is an ideal location for tourists that have limited time to spend in Kyoto. The highlights of the central area are Nijō-jō, a lavishly decorated seventeenth-century palace, and nearby Nijō-jin'ya, a fascinating place riddled with secret passages and hideaways. Other areas are easily accessed from the city center thanks to the efficient and convenient public transit system. The most popular sightseeing area of Kyoto is the Western district and features the Golden Pavilion and Arashiyama, but attention should be paid to the Eastern district as well. Take a walk north from Kiyomizu-dera to Ginkaku-ji and pass intriguing temples, gardens and museums. Lodging is available in Kyoto; Owner Direct Vacation Rentals can help you find the right accommodation, vacation rental or apartment rental for your holiday.

The mountains of North Kyoto are easily accessible from the city center. There are numerous shrines and temples including one of the oldest shrines in all of Japan. The area is also known as the “Back Parlor” and is known for its mysterious aura that saturates its shrines and temples. In the summertime, visitors to this area will benefit from the mountain’s cooler and refreshing temperatures.

Discover the hundreds, perhaps thousands of pockets of incredible beauty that are scattered all across this ancient city. If you own holiday rentals in Kyoto, list your vacation accommodations, vacation rentals, villas, holiday homes, villa rentals and vacation home rentals with Owner Direct.

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  • 10 Min Walk Jr Tabata & Nishi-Nippori Station, Next to Ueno

    10 Min Walk Jr Tabata &

    Kyoto: Apartment
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 5
    • #245236
    11,714 to 12,000 JPY/night Paypal
    Located in near JR Nisi-Nippori Station which is the next stop of JR Ueno. Great access for JR pass travelers not only Tokyo, but also any other major cities and countryside in Japan. Small but cozy apartment in residential area, you can feel lives of Japanese neighborhood. There are super markets and convenience stores nearby. Suitable for a group of a few guests, but even four or five can stay if you really squeeze. Unlimited free pocket wifi
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  • Fully Furnished  High End Modarn 3 Bedroom House with Parking

    Fully Furnished High End

    Tokyo: House
    • 3 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    • #245152
    35,714 to 36,429 JPY/night Paypal
    Japan Countryside Shin-Okubo 3 story house with 3 bedrooms and a parking in Shujuku, 8 minutes walk from JR Shin-Okubo, and 15 min to JR Shinjuku. It’s a excellent location if you want to hangout in Tokyo, 2 train stations nearby Shin-Okubo and Higashi-Shinjuku. Shin-Okubo is known as the Korea-town of Tokyo. The house is fairly spacious for Tokyo standards, perfect for a group and family. Each room has great air conditioning. Accommodates a group of 6, Including the living room pull-out couch, being able to fit 8.
  • Oceanview Vacation Rental Holidayhome in Atami, Fireworks Festival, Bbq Terrace

    Oceanview Vacation Rental

    Atami: House
    • 3 BDR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    • #245237
    35,714 to 36,429 JPY/night Paypal
    If you take a right after you walk up the steps, you'll immediately find the ocean view terrace leading up to the East House. The terrace has two tables shaded by two umbrellas and most days has a nice breeze blowing through it to keep you cool. You can enjoy firework and BBQ in this terrace
  • Private Apartment for Holiday Rental Located in a Upscale Neigbourhood

    Private Apartment for

    Tokyo: Apartment
    • 1 BDR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    • #209895
    12,000 to 12,000 JPY/night Paypal
    Perfect private apartment in great location of Harajuku/ Aoyama in Tokyo. This apartment is on the 3rd floor of a lovely apartment complex. One bedroom private apartment prepared for single or two people rental. Apartment has a semi double bed to get your rest after the exiting day on the city, table and chair for dining in or even for working over the PC. The kitchen is fully equipped for some cooking with refrigerator and microwave usage at your services. During your stay at my place you are able to use a portable modem. So you do not need to make any new contract with any mobile company in Japan. You can enjoy the wifi connection with any of your devices equipped with a wifi receptor in and out side of the apartment.

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