Average price for a bed: A bed in a dorm can cost 18€ – 30€ per night. Hostels in Kyoto can be quite “cheap” when choosing dorms – for Japan standards. It is the cheapest Kyoto accommodation you will find!
A hostel in Kyoto with private room starts from 60€ to 120€ per night.
This is a rough average to give you an idea. Prices always depend on season and holidays.
Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
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.
These sights are highlighted in the map of this guide:
Kyoto Imperial Palace
Fushimi Inari Taisha
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