Application Process

Ginkaku-an is not a hotel. It can be rented based on gfixed term lease contracth.



Please enquire by email. Mail-to: asada[at mark]ginkaku.jp


Please email us the number of guests and the period of stay. We will hold the place tentatively for you and send a contract based on the periodic tenancy law. Please complete & return the contract. A copy of your ID (driving license, health insurance card, student card, passport etc.) is necessary to confirm the identity of the applicant.


The deposit is 50% of the rent. Please pay the remainder upon arrival.

Completion of Deposit, Contract and Reservation

Please send us the deposit within three days after arrival of the contract. The contract and reservation are confirmed upon our receipt of the returned contract and deposit.

Delivery of Key/Moving In

The key is delivered to the Ginkaku-an. Please inform us your arrival time in advance. The arrival should be between 3:00pm and 9:00pm.


Please depart by 10:00am

Terms of Use

Limitation on Usage

Usage is limited to that of a residence. Ginkaku-an cannot be used for business.

Contract Period

As a rule, one week (six nights, seven days) or longer.

Heat, Light and Water Rates

We will charge you for power, gas & water usage on consumption basis. Electricity: 25 yen/kWh, gas: 250 yen/m3, water: 240 yen/m3 (as of December, 2009)

No smoking

The entire building is no smoking.

Noise prohibited

The Ginkaku-an is situated in a quiet residential area. It is one of the rooms in the apartment building. Kindly refrain from making noise such as by playing musical instruments or holding parties. Guests causing noise problems will be asked to leave immediately.

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