① Booking a whole villa in Kyoto which can accommodate up to 10 people
Most apartment-type guesthouses can accommodate 2~3 people, but the most of Ista’s guesthouses are Kyoto-style villas that you can rent as entire houses.
Many of them can accommodate up to 10 people, so you can enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto daytime and spend exciting night with your company.
Moreover, Nishiooji 1 and Nishiooji 2 are just next to each other, so they can accommodate up to 20 people. Gokomachi can accommotate up to 22 people if you book all 7 rooms together.
② Multinational staffs at the office which is just 5-minute away on foot from Kyoto station
Ista’s office is 5 minutes away on foot from Kyoto station, and Ista’s multinational staffs can speak English, Chinese, Korean, etc.
It makes you enjoy your trip not worrying any kinds of troubles. You can drop your luggage at Ista’s office and you can also request late check-in/out.
③ Contacting staffs 24 hours a day on LINE, WeChat and WhatsApp
When you get lost or lost something abroad, you might not know where you should call for help.
For guests who stay our guesthouses, we provide exclusive help service that our staffs support you almost 24 hours a day on LINE, WeChat and WhatsApp.
④ Luggage storage service at the office and late check-in/out available
It makes your trip more flexible if you can drop your luggage and check-in/out later than usual. With Ista, you can check-in at any time after 3 pm for most guesthouses.
You may check-in earlier when there is no check-out on the same day.
If there is check-out on your arrival day, you can drop your luggage at any time after 11 am and check-in at 3 pm after making-up your room.
Moreover, you can visit another region of Japan and return to Kyoto again. For this case, you can also send your luggage ahead.
⑤ Luggage Storage Service
At our Guesthouse Service Station, guests can leave their luggage before and after check-in for free!
Guests can send their luggage to our office even before arriving to Kyoto.
Please make use of our luggage storage service while your stay in Kyoto!
⑥ Hotel-quality linens, towels etc
When you stay at a guesthouse, especially for women, you might worry about the cleanness of towels, linens and room itself.
For guest having worries like these, we provide hotel-quality towels and linens at all our guesthouses.
⑦ Free Wi-Fi throughout all our guesthouses
Wi-Fi is mandatory for trips nowadays.
Don’t worry! You can use free Wi-Fi at all our guesthouses. For some guesthouses, you can also rent portable Wi-Fi routers. For more information, please contact us.