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Historic and Elegant Suite in a Former Ryokan

Kojiro And Seanacey is a superhost.
Kojiro And Seanacey

Historic and Elegant Suite in a Former Ryokan

6 guests3 bedrooms0 beds1 bathroom
6 guests
3 bedrooms
0 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the guest suite to yourself.
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Kojiro And Seanacey is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Fully licensed with the city of Kyoto as a lodging provider.

Travel back in time at Kinse: 250-year history with modern amenities. The suite spans the 2nd floor, and has AC, soaking tub, wi-fi, Japanese futon bedding, and tatami floors. Easy bike/transit access to all Kyoto sights. (Please note: NO kitchen.)


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 floor mattresses
Bedroom 2
2 floor mattresses
Bedroom 3
2 floor mattresses



500 reviews
Stephen User Profile
October 2019
Very cool spot, great for exploring Kyoto. Lots of space and the little bar/cafe downstairs is a great place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. Plenty of great food options nearby too which our host gave us the lowdown on
Michelle User Profile
February 2015
Myself and four friends just returned from our stay in this magnificent air bnb accommodation. Seanacey and Kojiro were fantastic hosts who were more than happy to help with and queries we had and made us feel completely at home. The accomodation is spectacular. We had the…
Kate User Profile
November 2019
All I can say is WOW! My boyfriend and I booked a single night last minute, and wished we could stay longer. Their place is beautiful, historic, romantic and cozy, all at once. We were simply blown away. Kojiro and Seanacey's ryokan is breathtaking and not to be missed. The staff…
Joost User Profile
November 2019
If you’re in for a extraordinary & authentic experience, you definitely should book a stay at Kinse Inn. The private ryokan stay is worth every penny and the atmospheric cafe downstairs an enormous plus. Thanks for the hospitality and great recommendations. We loved both the…
Lorna User Profile
October 2019
This is our second stay at the Kinse Inn. This is a remarkable place to stay. You can feel the magic from the moment you walk through the door. A charming and quiet neighborhood. The friendliest hosts. A great whisky and coffee bar downstairs . I love this place and so will…
Sarah User Profile
October 2019
A very special place to stay for those who appreciate history and are seeking beautiful and interesting accommodation in Japan. We loved the spaces upstairs and the quality of light in the building. A family group of six, we were perfectly comfortable with the bedding and all the…
Matt User Profile
October 2019
This place is amazing. You feel as though you have stepped back in time to Edo period. Ha ring the whole top floor was very spacious. Our group loved the cafe downstairs as well. Exceptional coffee and ambiance. Hiroki (bartender) is a great conversationalist! 5 star…

Hosted by Kojiro And Seanacey

Kyoto, JapanJoined in June 2012
Kojiro And Seanacey User Profile
787 Reviews
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Kojiro And Seanacey is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Kojiro spent most of his school days in Tokyo but moved back to his hometown, Kyoto, 10 years ago and is now running the cafe/bar. Seanacey is originally from Portland, Oregon and teaches flower arranging. We met in 2006 in the States and got married in June 2013. We look…
Interaction with guests
We love hosting and helping our guests make the most of their time in Kyoto. We're always glad to provide recommendations, directions, help with reservations, etc. Just ask! Occasionally, if we are away from Kyoto, our staff member Hiroki will be there to help you with…
Languages: English, 日本語
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
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This is Kojiro And Seanacey’s place.
Kojiro And Seanacey
Hiroki helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4PM - 10PM
Checkout: 11AM
4PM - 10PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events