Which is why we’ve strived to make this article informative, fun and useful. And if you think, this will be a boring guide, well, then get ready. This guide covers cool boutique hostels in Kyoto, a hostel for book-lovers, and social animals.
This is an unexpected guide!
Psst! Don’t forget to check out the best party hostel in Kyoto further down.
Without further ado, the 3 best hostels in Kyoto are:
All rooms have air conditioning and the bunk beds come with reading light, curtains and electric outlet for more privacy, how is that!
Location: This stylish hostel is very close to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station and Jingu-Marutamachi Station. Samurai Kembu is a 13-minute bus ride. And Kawaramachi Station is within 10 minute’s bus ride.
If you are looking for a simple and cosy accommodation, Ryokan Hostel offers you:
Bunk beds w/curtains
Private bathrooms that come with slippers
Washing machine and a dryer
On-site snack bar and lounge
Lovely balcony, great for socialising!
Located just a 1-minute walk from Jujo station, this guest house in Kyoto, Japan is perfect for travellers who enjoy visiting the ancient capital of Japan and go sightseeing to Tofuku-ji Temple, the historic Kiyomizu-dera Temple and the famous Fushimi Inari Shrine which is just a 25-minute walk away.
These sights are highlighted in the map of this guide:
Kyoto Imperial Palace
Fushimi Inari Taisha
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Your Smart Packing List
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