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Gojo Guest House

3-396-2 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto, Japan, Distance from city centre: 1.9km

Rating: 88% from 8 reviews

  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 97%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 82%Location
  • 85%Value for money
  • 82%Facilities

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  • Great staff!!! Great price!!! Great location!!! Good vibe!!! Anyway, awesome, my favorite hostel in Japan!!! Guillaume, Canada
  • 94%
  • 19 Sep 2014 guillaume
  • I only stayed one night and it was brilliant, the staff were very friendly and I really couldn't think of a fault with the place, I stayed in the mixed male dorm and we all had our own nice space which was well laid out! :)
  • 94%
  • 20 Jul 2014 Anonymous England
  • The facilities could improve.
  • 60%
  • 23 May 2014 Anonymous Mexico
  • A great place with a fantastic and welcoming staff and amazing japanese-style bedrooms (tatami and futon) which create a very traditional japanese atmosphere. I don't wan't to miss that experience on my trip through Japan.
  • 91%
  • 20 Apr 2014 Verena Germany
  • This place is amazing, walking distance to kiyomizu-dera and gion you couldn't ask for more in a hostel. The staff are friendly, helpful and always up for a chat (in English)The place is traditional and rustic with a great atmosphere, the cafe downstairs was a welcome change to most other hostels. The only negative is that it's not walking distance to a train station, but the staff redily provide you with a bus and location map to counter this. If I'm in Kyoto again I will be staying here again.
  • 97%
  • 17 Apr 2014 Anonymous Australia
  • Nice traditional japanese style hostel with super friendly staff. There is a cafe downstair where you can grab a drink, do readings, chat and plan your trip. Definitely recommended!
  • 91%
  • 26 Jan 2014 Anonymous Hong Kong
  • I really liked that place, especially the atmosphere of the hostel :)
  • 86%
  • 25 Nov 2013 Anonymous Turkey
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