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J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

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Caen, France
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I spent 6 night because ofLocation very good just 8 minutes from kyoto station . So easier to take the train for a daytrip ( because kyoto is around 1 or 2 hours of train to go to other city )The staff is awesome , feel like at home. And dorms are very clean and we have a lot of...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Conveniently connected with Kansai Airport Bus to Kyoto Avanti (in front of Kyoto Station), and walk for 15 minutes to reach the hostel. Could take bus from the other side of the road to Kiyomizu & Gion area, directly (without changing bus). The hostel is clean, as usual, the Japanese standard. No lift / elevator. We left our 28" luggage...

Thank AngelaKongWS
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I'd stay for 2days, there's very nice place, clean and humble staff. They give me advice to choose bicycle to surround Kyoto. And they have big bed with tall space, thats pretty good.. i think. So, if you will go to Kyoto alone or with friends, i thought this place will be good choice for you.

Thank Nuridha P
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Guesthouse is 10 minutes walking distance from Kyoto Station. To move around Kyoto, there is a bus stop just opposite to the guesthouse. The dorm is very comfortable and clean with free wifi available. Check in by 11am to give away for the other guest to check out and staff to prepare the room for you. Blanket and bed sheet...

1Thank Shahir S
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Stayed here solo for 3 nights. It's quite easy to find, an easy walk from the train station but quite a walk from other areas with many tourist attractions. Excellent staff who checked me in despite arriving at the wrong time - good facilities throughout and a decent sized kitchen area for a hostel. Beds were really good - lots...

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New York
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We had to book our stay in here because every room in Kyoto was sold-out due to the July Festival. It was just average. The good: - The staff speak perfect english, spanish and italian. - Not too far from the subway. - Bed was clean. - Each bed has curtains for privacy. The so-so: - The girl on the...

1Thank 1gia
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. First night was at a 6 bedded ladies' dorm. Dorm was spacious enough for 6 people. There was ample space for all of us with luggages. Individual private space was also good. But the bottom bunk where I stayed could use more curtain. All in all, I enjoyed my first time in a dorm. Last...

1Thank heyanny
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The night we arrived at J-Hoppers Kyoto we got on the wrong train and showed up after the 2200 check-in time. The staff was gracious enough to provide us our room keys and permit us to complete the check-in process in the morning. The cost of lodging was very reasonable and included everything we expected and more. The dorm rooms...

Thank KeithK906
Kajang, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Six of us ( 3 senior citizen couples) stayed for 4 nights in an 8-beded mixed Dorm. The beds are really comfortable. All young staff are very friendly and helpful. Patient in answering all our questions on transportation, places of interest. The kitchen and dinning facilities are excellent, you can cook all your meals there. Superb free WiFi. We made...

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Hilden, Germany
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

This is not a five-star hotel, but a good place if you want to stay in Osaka at a budget price. It offers dormitory sleeping as well as single room sleeping at a low price. There is a lounge, very friendly reception service, kitchen to prepare your own food, tea and coffee is available, some restaurants nearby and it is...

1Thank Oliver D

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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The first J-Hoppers guesthouse in Kyoto of Japan was founded by a trans-continental motorcyclist in 2002. It's an 8 minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. There are many important historical sites such as Toji Temple or Fushimi-Inari Shrine. The nearest bus stop is right in front of this hostel , which is on the quite convenitnt bus route to access to other major sights such as Kinkakuji, Kiyomizudera or Gion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

Address: 51-2 Nakagoryo-cho Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8027, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $28 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Be there at check-in to be able to choose a lower bed”
 of 5 bubbles mayonnesse, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 51 (5th floor, Japanese style) is further from the roadside, so it is less noise in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaKongWS, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dorm rooms had good privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Jjam85, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book early if travel in group, so can stay in a same dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles SimonKajang, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't be put off by the dorms. I thought privacy might have been an issue, but with the curtains around each bunk, you certainly don't feel any anxiety about being in a dorm!”
 of 5 bubbles 563iaina, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
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