Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture. A private holiday house, ‘Sansuikyo’ Machiya Holiday House, has just opened near the picturesque Asanogawa River in Kanazawa City, Japan! This traditional Japanese house is the first machiya house in Kanazawa to have an in-house private sauna, the perfect way to make your stay in Kanazawa even more special.

This traditional holiday accommodation features a kitchen, luxurious spa-like bath and sauna, and 2 bedrooms for your comfort. Enjoy the projector available in the Japanese-style living room for a modern cinema experience in a traditional house. Stay at ‘Sansuikyo’ Machiya Holiday House and feel the elegant atmosphere of the Taisho-Roman era while treating yourself to the spa-like atmosphere that this house has to offer.

Stay in a Traditional Japanese House (Vacation Rental)

'Sansuikyo' machiya house

‘Sansuikyo’ machiya holiday house (Kanazawa, Japan)

Kanazawa, Japan is the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture, and boasts everything from delicious restaurants and modern museums, to a restored Japanese castle and one of the most famous traditional gardens in Japan. Kanazawa is also known for the fresh seafood and locally grown vegetables and fruits.

Staying in a traditional Japanese machiya house rather than a hotel in Kanazawa will turn your stay into a luxurious and memorable experience. Enjoy the authenticity of a traditional Japanese-style home with added modern comforts. Take a walk to Omicho Market, a local outdoor market, and try your hand at cooking with fresh local seafood and produce from Kanazawa. Take advantage of our option of an in-house private sauna experience and spacious bathtub to relax yourself after a day of discovering the beauty of Kanzawa. By staying in a machiya rather than a hotel, have a more immersive experience during your time in Kanazawa City, Japan.

1. Located a short walk from the historical streets of Higashi Chaya Tea District

‘Sansuikyo’ Machiya Holiday House is ideally located for sightseeing in Kanazawa City.  Enjoy an early morning walk along the Asanogawa River and head to the Higashi Chaya Tea District, famous for the beautiful streets lined with traditional tea houses.  Discover delicious fresh seafood and local produce at Omicho Market, a food market with around 200 shops and stalls established in the Edo Period.

Take in the beauty of Kenroku-en Garden, known as one of Japan’s 3 most famous gardens, and see for yourself the distinct ‘yukizuri’ features  on over 500 trees during the winter months.  Feel like you’ve entered an old samurai movie by walking through Kanazawa Castle Park. Be sure to stop by the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art for an afternoon taking in the arts.

2. In-house private sauna and spacious bathtub

‘Sansuikyo’ Machiya Holiday House is the first machiya house in Kanazawa city to feature a private sauna.  Be sure to book the optional Sauna Plan to get access to our in-house sauna, made with locally-sourced Japanese ‘hinoki’ cypress. 

Use the relaxing aroma oils for a löyly experience and enjoy a selection of cold drinks, including locally sourced cider and ‘kaga bocha’ tea, after your time in the sauna. Soak in our spacious bathtub and escape the hustle and bustle of every day life.  Take advantage of the rainfall shower to rejuvenate yourself after a day of sightseeing.

Private Japanese holiday house

‘Sansuikyo’ Machiya Holiday House is a private Japanese holiday house available for rent for one group per day. This house is perfect for couples or smaller groups of family and friends who wish to experience an authentic Japanese machiya stay.

Although there are no staff members on-site in the machiya house during your stay, our friendly guest services staff are available to assist you 24-hours a day. Feel free to also ask us about  information unique to the local area.

Machiya House NameSansuikyo
GuestsUp to 4 Guests
LocationKanazawa, Japan

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