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Small World Guesthouse in Kyoto

25-10 Shimotorida-Tyou Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan, Distance from city centre: 3.9km

Rating: 74% from 7 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 65%Staff
  • 62%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 62%Location
  • 88%Value for money
  • 77%Facilities

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  • Great hostel, very authentic Japanese house, but was extremely disappointed that no towels were supplied and although there was coffee and cooking facilities there was no cutlery. I have stayed in all types of hostels over the years of travelling and backpacking and towels have always been supplied; so between 4 of us travelling we all shared a towel during our 4 day stay at the Small World Guesthouse. Great that tea and coffee was supplied, but it was a shame there was no spoons to make it.
  • 71%
  • 07 Apr 2014 Anonymous Australia
  • cheap price n nice staff ,so nice days in here ,living in a traditional house of Kyoto is so great .i really like here .and I will live her again will I m back .
  • 89%
  • 23 Mar 2014 YUKFONG China
  • The hostel was cheap so I wasn't really expecting something very cozy and luxurious since I only needed a place to sleep. I like the fact that it was patterned into a Japanese traditional guest house and was surprised of the squat toilets :D The facilities are okay but THERE WAS NO LOCKERS FOR LUGGAGES. Shower heater was very responsive although they didn't provide you with towels (at least I brought mine). Overall, it's value for your money. :)
  • 66%
  • 24 Nov 2013 JOHAN FLOYD Philippines
  • The owner isn't so friendly.
  • 46%
  • 08 Nov 2013 Chan Hoong Malaysia
  • No lockers so you rely on the trustworthiness of the other guests. Location is not central at all,, but on a major bus route and buses seem to be the best way to navigate Kyoto. Close to some great sights (Golden pavilion for example) and also walking distance to the oldest public bath in Kyoto which is a must! The price is excellent considering the quality. The location could be better but I guess that's reflected in the price.
  • 80%
  • 29 Jul 2013 Anonymous Northern Ireland
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