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Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya

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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Nice neighbourhood, good locationnvery close to JR Nijo station (which is a good base for exploring west of town) and of course a very clean place. Community area was nice. We stayed in the private room which was pretty expensive for a relatively small room (9.000), futons were really too hard. We did find that staff was not really interested... More 

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Reviewed 17 November 2015

The place is near the train station and has a quiet neighborhood. It is also very clean. There are two shower rooms. The toilet rooms are separate from the shower rooms but I forgot how many were there. It is better to bring your own toiletries. You can rent a Yukata (after-bath wear) in a very cheap price. Our room... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hostel for 5 nights and it was an very nice experience. The staff is so nice and helpful. The rooms, toilet and kitchen are extremely clean and nice. The location is great, 10 minutes from Nijo station, 10 minutes from Nijo castel and I walking distance from Nikishi market. The hostel provides free (fast) WiFi and... More 

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Amazing guest house in the heart of Kyoto. The welcoming is incredibly warm and the guest house is very stylish and clean. The hosts are very helpful and you can get cooking lessons and bicycles. I strongly recommend this to anyone who wants to have an original experience.

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Reviewed 20 June 2015

The owners and staff of Roujiya are very welcoming, kind and helpful with tips on where to eat and visit in Kyoto. The location is brilliant - just off Sanjo market, 10 minutes walk from Nijo Castle and station (Nijo-Mae). We opted for the private tatami room which was great, the bathrooms are always clean and we never had to... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

My fiancé and I stayed here for three nights. It was clean, friendly and even the bunk rooms were "private" due to the curtains for each bunk. The hostel has specific rules one must follow, but the owners and attendants are super nice and welcoming. We would definitely stay again!

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Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the 8 person bunk room. It was ok for comfort. The staff are very friendly and helped with washing and giving some advice about Kyoto. We rented bikes from them, ranging from 500 to 1500 yen for the day. Definitely do this if you want to see the real beauty to Kyoto's back roads. It was quiet... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2013

Our family of 5 stayed for three nights at the Roujiya. It was a terrific experience for us all. Great location just a short bike ride from the city centre and right adjacent to markets. Would return in a heart beat

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

The house looks from outside not so special. But when I entered the house, I felt home. Nice and clean. I booked over the internet and got a confirmation. When I arrived, they excused that there was a problem and no free bed. But he would give me as excuse an apartment for free of charge. He drove me free... More 

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I stayed 4 nights at Roujiya in April 2013 with a friend. It was a great break from the typical hostel. This is a more intimate guest house where the owners actually live too. It's newly renovated with a blend of modern and traditional Japanese aesthetic, from the nicely appointed streamlined kitchen to a room with old school tatami mats... More 

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of local watering holes give the Center its youthful vibrancy. In contrast, the quieter areas of the City Center seem a world away, shielded from noise by the foliage of the public gardens and zen spaces surrounding the area's shrines, castles, and the Imperial Palace. These ancient and sacred spots are seamlessly folded into the scenery, providing a respite from the energy of the city, but close enough to put you directly back onto the pulse of the city when you're ready.
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Our guesthouse opened in the end of Jun 2010!Roujiya-feel right at home in the heart of Kyoto.Roujiya is a cozy and modern (yet distinctly Japanese) family-owned guest house in the heart of Kyoto.We are situated in a quiet area just a short walk from Nijo Station and close to......-Many historic sites,including Nijo Castle-Huge market for local people -Delicious restaurants for local people-The biggest 100yen shop in Kyoto ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya

Address: 22-58 Ikenouchicho, Nishinokyo, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8375, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > City Center
Price Range: $44 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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