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Gojo Guest House

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

Rating: 87% from 9 reviews

  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 84%Security
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 91%Location
  • 84%Value for money
  • 82%Facilities

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  • Everything was so perfect \(^o^)/ I only stayed for one night but I really wanted all of my 3 nights to be here. Everyone was the best! And that is why I kept coming back for the café. I love this place so much. I don't want to go back to Tokyo! OBS: I saw a review on this hostel that said something about traditional toilets - just to inform everybody, this hostel ALSO have modern/normal toilets. Another review complained about smoke coming up from downstairs - I didn't smell a thing!
  • 100%
  • 06 Mar 2015 Anne Katrine Denmark
  • The hostel is very old, but the atmosphere is very good. Just for your information, the bathroom is old style bathroom.
  • 71%
  • 24 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • Awesome staff!! I liked it very much there. The only thing i have to say, as a non smoker it is hard to be in a Hostel wherenit is alowed to smoke. It is okay in the common room/ Café. But the smoke goes up and you can smell it sometimes in your room. That can be difficult for some one more sensitive then me.
  • 86%
  • 31 Oct 2014 Melanie Germany
  • Great place, great location and lovely japaneese style rooms. English speaking staff that was very friendly and helpful. I stayed in a female dorm and there were plenty of room for luggage.
  • 97%
  • 20 Oct 2014 Malin Sweden
  • 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
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