bAKpAK Gion Hostel

2-244 Miyagawa Suji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan, Distance from city centre: 1.1km

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Rating: 81%from 3 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 86%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 73%Facilities
Centrally located in downtown Kyoto city ,In the Gion geisha District !

In the heart of downtown Kyoto! On the Hostel's doorstep is great shopping for all tastes . The bustling night life of Kiyamachi Bar District filled with Bars, Ramen Noodle shops, Street Food, Gyoza, Kebab shops, Karaoke, Pubs, and Dance Clubs, open from dusk till dawn EVERY NIGHT!!! Kyoto's number one Bar/Nightlife District.

Hop across the Kamogawa River to DOWNTOWN Kyoto!! Shopping, World Class Gourmet dining and local Cheap Eats, Bar District, and Clubs, Discos, Bars, Izakaya (Japanese Tapas Style Bar) all a 5 minute walk from the BakPak Gion Hostel. The Hostel is on the edge Gion Geisha District. See Geisha walking by the front of the Hostel as they make their way to lessons, school, appointments, and work. Walk through the streets of the Gion District, time slip back into Old World Japan a time of rich cultural renaissance and birth of important Japanese Traditions still upheld today. Up the street is the World Famous Minamiza Kabuki Theater the oldest Kabuki Theaters in Japan.

Come experience the authentic Japanese culture and everyday life at the gion hostel.

Reception, from 9am to 9pm

Earliest check-in time : 15:00
Latest check-out time: 10:00

An ultimate choice for independesnt travellers ,group and family alike.With advantage of being the city centre next the Kamogawa river , the night life party disctrict and great public transport access. No curfew ! No Lockout ! Free DVD`s ,Games ,Coffee & TEA Service , Free Internet +Wifi .
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Mini Supermarket
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Cancellation Policy (Based on our Reception business hour in Japan Standard Time) :

-No charge for cancellations or modification 3 days or earlier prior to your arrival date.

* Cancellations or modification 2 days prior to your arrival date. -50% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification 1 days prior to your arrival date. -100% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification on your arrival date. -100% of the first night + 50% of the second night (in the case you book more than 2 nights) rate shall be charged.

* NO SHOW -If we could not confirm your arrival by 22:00 , we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% of the amount of your booking.

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* Please notice us if will be late arrive.

- Access -

From the Airport is with the MK Sky Gate Shuttle

-From Kyoto Station
Get on the JR LINE ( ON PLATFORM 8 / 9 ) to TOFUKUJI Station.
Transfer to the KEIHAN LINE to GION SHIJO Station .
(NB: Buy a JR /keihan line Ticket from the vending machine at the station.)

The hostel is just right in front of the GION- SHIJO STN. Exit # 1
From the Exit Make TWO LEFT and its about 5 minute walk to the hostel
Get off at KAWARAMACHI Station. Walk east over the bridge to the Shijo Keihan Station
Turn right at KAWABATA DORI and the hostel is about a minute walk on your left .

From Kyoto station, take the Kyoto City Bus # 100 or # 206
Walk westwards heading towards MINAMIZA Theatre ,turn left at KAWABATA DORI
and the hostel is about a minute walk on your left.
Cross the street towards MINAMIZA Theatre and walk down about a minute .
From Kyoto station , take the Kyoto City Bus # 205 or # 17
Get off at Shijo Kawaramachi . Walk east over the bridge to the Gion Shijo Keihan Station
Turn right at kawabata dori and the hostel is about a minute walk on your left .

About 15 minutes (~ 1,500 yen) ride from the Kyoto station .

Located Near

Gion Bakpak Hostel is situated in the very center of Kyoto. From our location, you can easily access to the most important World Cultural Heritages by walking, and by using the public transportation (Subway, Trains, Buses).

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