050-3786-2009 (+81-50-3786-2009) info@kanazawa-machiya-inn.com

Hikoso-machi KINNOMA | 彦三町 金の間

1 Chome-11-17 Hikosomachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0901 Japan

Inspired by the exquisite gold leaf craftsmanship, and the vibrant hues of autumn foliage, each aspect of this traditional house has been carefully designed to reimagine a machiya that can only be experienced in Kanazawa.

Hikosomachi, Kanazawa

From the wooden gate welcoming you to Hikoso-machi KINNOMA, tiled roofing, lattice windows & doors – each element has been carefully preserved, which allows for you to truly appreciate the architecture of these traditional houses.

Located just around the corner from the Asano River, you will be able experience the rich culture of this city firsthand. When reserved with the adjoining machiya house, up to 16 guests can stay together in picturesque Kanazawa.

The Japanese garden that sits in front features bamboo, ume plum blossoms, and the matsu tree – all quintessential greenery to represent the auspicious motif of “sho-chiku-bai” (松竹梅). These three elements represent strength, flexibility, and the tenacity, respectively.

From the living room, you can view another spectacular garden – from the stone-paved pathway to the Shirakawa sand, this one has been designed to be bright & colorful all-year long. The particular Japanese maple variety in this garden bears brightly colored red leaves throughout the year.

Guest Rooms

Floor Heating

・Living Room (1F)
・Japanese-style Room (1F)
・Japanese-style Room; back (1F)
・Wash Room (1F)

Bedding Configuration

・Japanese-style Futon x 3 (2F)
・Japanese-style Futon x 3 (2F)
・Japanese-style Futon x 2 (1F; back room)
・Japanese-style Futon x 1 (1F; front room)


Wooden lattice doors & windows provide a quintessential machiya atmosphere. Slide open these doors to reveal a spacious entranceway that feature the bengara plastered walls (ベンガラ漆喰) – a technique used since the Edo Period, and known for its burnt red color.


Utilizing the original wooden structure, this open space stretches from the 1st floor all the way to the top to reveal the architectural design and hand-crafted paper lantern – accentuated by red and gold leaf.

In the living room, you will find an inviting sofa, and large TV – perfect for relaxing after a day of exploring the city.


A variety of Japanese maple trees decorate the garden. Sit along the engawa veranda seating area, or relax on the sofa seating while appreciating the beautiful view.


A fully functional kitchen is available during your stay. Make light meals using the fresh, local produce during your stay. A table with 6 chairs, and a sofa is available for you to relax and dine with family and friends.


From the wooden bath look out at the Zen rock garden; a minimalistic landscapes created with rocks, moss, and gravel. This is the perfect space to reflect on your day after a day of sightseeing around Kanazawa.

Japanese Room (1st Floor)

Adjacent from the bath area is the okunoma Japanese room (“inner room”) and considered to be the heart of the house. In furthest area of the house, you will find another Japanese room.

This room will offer privacy even when larger groups of family and friends stay together in this house.

Japanese-Style BEDROOMS (2nd Floor)

2 spacious Japanese-style rooms provide you a place to rest during your stay in Kanazawa. The rooms have been painted red, and yellow — simple in decor, but calming and reminiscent of the impressive fall foliage.


Complimentary WIFI Internet
Plasma TV
Washing Machine & Dryer, Detergent
Air Conditioning Unit (heat/cool)
Induction Cooking Heater
Plates, Cups & Cutlery (enough for 9 guests)
Refrigerator & Freezer
Kettle, Toaster, Microwave, Rice Cooker
Kitchen Cloth & Sponge, Detergent
Iron & Ironing Board
Shower & Bathtub x 1 (1st Floor)
Shower x 1 (2nd Floor)
Japanese-style Futon Bedding x 9
Hair Dryer
Toilet x 2 (1F; 2F)



Green Tea Leaves, Black Tea Leaves, Coffee
Bath Towel & Face Towel
Shampoo, Conditioner & Body Soap
Cotton Set
Hand Soap
*No pajamas/yukata will be provided. Please bring your own sleepwear for a pleasant night’s sleep

Room Layouts

With easy access from the main Kanazawa Station, explore the depths of the Hokuriku region during your travels. Kanazawa city is not only a great place to stay and explore, but to experience Ishikawa Prefecture’s diverse culture.

Day trips can include stopping by the Kaga hot springs, taste the plethora of seafood found in the Noto region, to the mountainous regions of Takayama & Shirakawa-go.



From Kanazawa Station to “Hikoso KINNOMA” by Bus
  • Kanazawa Station CENTRAL Exit (中央出口)
  • Take the “Kanazawa Loop Bus” (Right Loop) (4 minutes)
  • Get off at “Meisei Shogakkou Mae” Bus Stop (明成小学校前)
  • Walk to Hikoso KINNOMA (Approximately 4 minutes on foot)

*Bus Fare (200 yen on weekends per person)

From Kanazawa Station to “Hikoso KINNOMA” by Taxi
  • Approximately 8 minutes (About 1.5 km; ~1000 yen)


Address (in ENGLISH)
1 Chome-11-17 Hikosomachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0901
Address (in JAPANESE)
金沢市彦三町1-11-17 〒920-0901
Phone (Domestic)
Phone (International)
050 3786 2009 (10:00am~19:00pm)
+81 50 3786 2009 (10:00am~19:00pm)
Email info@kanazawa-machiya-inn.com
Operating hours Check in: 15:00-20:00
Check out: -10:00
Guest service time: 10:00-19:00
Please inform us in advance if you are due to arrive after 8pm.

Local Info

ティスリー バー セー / Patisserie Bar C

A unique twist on sweets & alcohol. This bar offers handmade sweets and drinks that go together hand-in-hand.

Telephone: 076-256-1720
Open: 18:30 ~ 24:00
Closed: Sunday

福わ家 / Fukuwauchi

From udon noodles to kamameshi rice bowls (rice cooked in a traditional iron pot), each meal set comes with matcha green tea, seasonal dish, soup, and dessert. Only fresh & local ingredients are used!

Telephone: 076-264-8780
Open: Weekdays 11:30~15:00 & 17:30~21:00
           Weekends & Holidays: 11:00~21:00
Closed: Wednesday

③ 小橋カフェ / OTABAcafe

This cafe offers breakfast sets, which include: an oven roasted potato & cheese concoction, salad, and freshly brewed coffee. Start your day off with a cup of coffee, and a view of the Asano River.

Telephone: 076-222-7811
Open: 08:00~21:30
Closed: Wednesday

宮田・鈴庵 / Miyata-Suzuan

If you have never tried fu (麩), you are in for a treat  — this long-established restaurant has been serving its customers since 1875. A traditionally Japanese ingredient, they can be grilled, stewed, sweet, savory, and more.

Telephone: 076-252-6262
Open: 09:00~16:00
Closed: Wednesday

⑤ PLAT HOME / プラットホーム

This restaurant specializes in serving Japanese cuisine that pairs well with Japanese sake and variety of alcohol. Located within a renovated warehouse, the interior is decorated with antiques and offers a relaxed atmosphere.

Telephone: 076-256-5075
Open: 17:30~22:30(L.O.)
Closed: Monday

⑥ エリタージュ / Heritage

French cuisine that features seasonal Kanazawa ingredients. Dinner courses start from 1,600 yen.

Telephone: 076-225-8020
Open: 11:30~14:00 / 17:30~24:00(L.O.)
Closed: Monday; on Sunday (open until 14:00)

貴船 / Kifune

A popular restaurant where reservations must be made 6 months in advance. Pleasing for both the eyes & palate, this washoku Japanese restaurant offers course meals specially made by a Kanazawa-born chef.

Telephone: 076-220-6131
※Reservations accepted up to 1 month in advance
Open: 11:30~15:00 / 17:30~22:30
※On Sundays:7:00~9:00
Closed: Wednesday

いなばや / Inabaya

A local favorite, they offer a variety of noodle dishes, and casual dining dishes. We recommend the shogayaki (生姜焼き) set meal, a delicious grilled pork & ginger recipe. 

Telephone: 076-252-0014
Open: 11:00~21:00
Closed: Sunday


Per Night Per Guest
2 guests 35,000 yen~ 17,500 yen~
3guests 38,000 yen~ 12,667 yen~
4guests 41,000 yen~ 10,250 yen~
5guests 44,000 yen~ 8,800 yen~
6guests 47,000 yen~ 7,833 yen~
7guests 50,000 yen~ 7,143 yen~
8guests 53,000 yen~ 6,625 yen~
9guests 56,000 yen~ 6,222 yen~
The rate can vary depending on season and length of stay.
(Children who do not require bedding will not be included within the total number of guests.)
*Certain restrictions will apply. Please ask our staff members for more details.