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Khaosan Kyoto Guest House

568 Nakanocho, Bukkoji-agaru, Teramachi-dori, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan, Distance from city centre: 1.1km

Rating: 90% from 35 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 92%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 88%Facilities

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  • The hostel is right next to Kyoto station so it was very convenient to go sightseeing via public transportation. My friend and I also stayed in a private, two-person traditional Japanese room and absolutely loved the experience. It was well worth the extra money. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Overall, a great stay in Kyoto.
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  • 21 Sep 2014 Anonymous USA
  • This place is really nice! The staff is welcoming and will help you with everything you might need! I can fully recommend this nice place!
  • 100%
  • 13 Sep 2014 Steffen Germany
  • Khaosan is not only a cheap place to stay, but also has a great atmosphere. So far it is the best hostel I've stayed at, the staff is helpful, they have a nice bar to go to in the evenings, and also they arrange activities so you get to know other backpackers as well as locals. Highly worthwhile!
  • 91%
  • 22 Aug 2014 Gunnar Sweden
  • This was my first trip to Kyoto after working in Tokyo. Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse gave me one of the best memory. They were supportive when I need helps or suggestions about direction to tourist places. Location is the best, close to shopping centres and public transportation. More importantly, thank you for allowing me to use facilities despite already checked out. I love this service very much. For Next trip to Kyoto, I am sure your place will be my first choice.
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  • 20 Aug 2014 Watchiranont Thailand
  • Truly the best Guest House ever. You are not just a guest, you soon become a friend. I met a lot of new great people from all over the world, including the personnel at the hostel itself. The facilities are clean, abundant and great. It is close to the center of Kyoto as well as Kamo river. There are many possibilities of public transportation nearby.
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  • 15 Aug 2014 Christiaan Netherlands
  • Khaosan was a great place to stay in Kyoto. They even have many events for all tenants to attend which was really great!
  • 91%
  • 15 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
  • I was pleasantly surprised. The beds were comfortable, there are back out curtains on the beds. Many clean showers and toilets. It was much nicer than many hotels I've stayed at. The common room was huge with a large kitchen. And very close to the Gion area and located off one of the main shopping streets in Kyoto. One of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed at.
  • 89%
  • 14 Aug 2014 Jessica USA
  • We stayed in two different rooms, 5 person room was so great. There was lots of space for luggages, room was big and comfortable. But the two person room was terrible. There is no way to refresh the air in the room due to the closeness of next buliding (20 cm between the buildings). And showers were good except the rush hour. In the rush hour you have to take shower with a few water (drop by drop). But generally it was fine to stay there.
  • 80%
  • 05 Aug 2014 Anonymous Turkey
  • Room is a bit small but comfortable. Good facilities of showers and toilets.
  • 83%
  • 29 Jul 2014 Anonymous Nepal
  • Excellent hostel,friendly staff, excellent location!
  • 100%
  • 22 Jul 2014 Maya France
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