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Girona
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Very close to JR Kyoto Station. Cozy place and cheap. Large living room and kitchen. No elevator. Japanese style single rooms available. Very clean and comfortable and well located. Subway station very close to the hostel. Also bus stop is close but few bus lines available.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Close to the station, so very convenient if you arrive at the JR station. The place is nice and clean, beds are comfortable, you have PC's connected to internet on the groundfloor. The staff is very professional, providing you with all the information you need but I didn't find them particularly friendly contrary to what is said in other reviews.

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2Thank Marie_Sj
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 4 June 2013

First time to Kyoto staying in dorms experience mixing with people from otehrs parts of the world and J-Hopper provide a good opportunity. The place are clean, free internet and a big Kitchen with TV and English Channels location is great, walking distance to Kyoto Train Station, Sub Way and Bas station Staff are friendly and helpful provide alot of...

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1Thank Riven K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We had an amazing time in Kyoto and J-Hoppers was my home away from home for the 4 nights we spent there. It was very comfortable and clean in the 8 bed mixed dorms. Everyone was very kind and knowledgeable about the area. It was right across the street from a nice family restaurant and was one block over from...

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2Thank LanceTrahan
Reviewed 19 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in a 8 bed dorm (¥2500 a bed a night). The first night other sleepers were opening our curtains. Because every bed has curtains for privacy. Then the next morning one member of the staff opened the curtain... Really weird night. But that was the only downside. The common space is big and you have...

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2Thank Patriesh
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 8 May 2013

J-hoppers definitely living it up to its reviews! Stayed for 6 nights in female dorm. Really big bunk beds with medium-sized lockers in the room itself. Cleanliness was top-notch and the distance for bus stop and kyoto station fairly nearby. Staff were helpful in pointing us in the right directions. Overall, very good stay!

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1Thank Vani V
New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 April 2013

I've stayed in hostels in different countries and I gotta say, Japan has the most spacious and cleanest hostels ever! I stayed at this hostel for one night only and I really don't have any complaints. I was in a 6 mixed bunk room and was lucky enough to snag a big corner bunk. There's privacy curtains, bed light, a...

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Kyoto, Japan
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I stayed just one night but the place was wonderful. Great services, soap and shampoo included, wifi and free internet, towels if needed... all this for the right price. Very clean and spacious. Personnel was lovely and polite. Only drawback is that there is no elevator but is a 5/storey building. If you have no issues with carrying around heavy...

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2Thank FloridoP
Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2013

The hostel is located in a decent location as it is close to Kyoto station (10min walk) and very near to a seven-eleven convenience store. No elevator, so it can be a little difficult with large suitcases. The dorms were decent as they were provided sufficient space. However, the layout of sink and wash area on the 3rd floor is...

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Bathurst, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Friends and I stayed here for two nights. The staff were friendly and the hostel was in quite a good location. We were able to hire bikes for the day from the hostel which was good, we were able to do a lot of sightseeing. There is no lift in the hostel- the staff did take our bags up to...

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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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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 - $115 (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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