Make your stay in Japan memorable by renting out an entire traditional Japanese townhouse (machiya).
Choose from over 50 machiya townhouses — each renovated to maintain its traditional design
while updated to meet the modern needs of our guests.
Experience life as a local, enjoy the abundance of attractions and sightseeing locations,
discover beloved neighborhood restaurants, and secret sightseeing spots surrounding your machiya house.
Live like a local with MACHIYA RESIDENCE INN!
Make the most out of your New Year stay with this guide. Take advantage of the NEW YEAR 2020 Campaign Free Luggage Delivery and explore as you wish, hassle-free!
Begin at your machiya house - the perfect starting point to discover Kanazawa.
Stroll through Higashi Chaya Teahouse District, and continue towards the city centre where you will find the stunning Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa Castle Park and Nagamachi samurai neighbourhood.
Celebrate the New Year by experiencing Hatsumode and Joyo no Kane traditions at shrines and temples - the most exciting and atmospheric events of the year.
Don’t forget to have a taste of Kanazawa’s famous seafood at Omicho Market when it’s at its most delicious - during the new year period.