Guest House Kyoto
Welcome to Kyoto!
At the Guest House Kyoto, you will find the perfect combination of urban convenience and secluded relaxation in the ancient capital of Japan.
We are conveniently located near Kyoto station and a lots of world heritage such as: Honganji temples, Kiyomizu temples, Nijo castle, etc.
You can relax in one of our spacious, well appointed rooms complimented with amenities such as: microwaves, hair dryers, desks, high speed internet access and complimentary coffee. We also welcome the long-term traveler with a fully appointed clean-bedroom.
There are so many things to do and see in the Kyoto area and our central location makes us the best starting point. It is only ten minutes' walk from Kyoto station to us.
We look forward to serving you.
We offers an easy going and relaxing atmosphere. All rooms are spacious and bright clean.
No smoking in the house. No smoking on the rooftop. No smoking in front of our entrance.
If you are a smoker, we Guest House Kyoto can't welcome such a person.
Very clean hot showers.
Free maps of the city.
Free internet access (WIFI)
Check-in & Check-out:
Check-in time is between 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
You can drop your luggage from 8:00 a.m.
Check-out time is before 10:00 a.m.
Please make your payment for your entire stay upon your arrival.
Room key deposit is 1000 Yen. We refund it when you check-out.
We have no curfew unlike some other youth and backpacker hostels.
Please keep quiet between 22:00pm-8:00am in the room.
We offer high speed internet access. Travelers with PDA's and other handheld devices or laptops with wireless cards can connect to the internet via WiFi.
Using the phone in the information desk. 100 yen/min (to almost all countries)
Rental towels: 100 yen
Laundry Washing: 200 yen/load
One day: 500 yen
Guest House Kyoto is the fun place to go for a Kyoto holiday, whether you are backpacking around the world or just need a cool place to chill out in Japan. Guest House Kyoto is a modern clean hostel that is ideally located close to famous places, excellent nightlife and all the tourism attractions of the ancient capital of Japan. You will find friendly folk, great accommodation at a budget price with heaps to do and see.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Breakfast Not Included
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis 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.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Our check-in time is from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can not check in after 10:00 p.m. whatever the reasons you may have. If you are not sure that you can observe the check-in time, you should not make a reservation of our guest house.
1. For security reasons, cancellations can only be verified through email.
2. If you inform us of a cancellation with 7 days notice or more
before the day of your reservation check-in, you will not be charged.
3. Your credit card will be charged the price of one night's stay
equal to the room reserved in the case of: *Total or partial
cancellation of a confirmed reservation passed the 7 day period.
4. Your credit card will be charged the price of the first night and
50% of the next day if you inform us the cancellation on the
1. If you fail to arrive on the first day of your reservation, or
check-in day, without prior information of cancellation of your total
reservation, your credit card will be charged all reserved days.
2. If you fail to arrive before 10:00 pm on the first day of your
reservation, or check-in day, your reservation will be cancelled and
no-show charges will apply.
3. We are not responsible for any incidents that occur during your trip.
We have a lockout period which is between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM. This is meant to let the hostel staff clean the rooms, carry out the daily ordinary maintenance etc. And you may not actually be physically shut out during our lockout period -- just encouraged to make yourself scarce.
1. There is no car & bicycle parking in our guest house, please use a toll parking lot nearby.
2. If you need a bike, you can use our bike rentals service.
We do not accept payment by credit card. We only accept payment by cash (Japanese yen) only on the accommodation day.
We are not a hotel but a Guest House. You can not put on your shoes or sandals in our house (including shower rooms). If you are a person dissatisfied with this Japanese custom. You should not make a reservation.
We do not offer a special fare for children. Children must be over the age of 13 to stay at our guesthouse. Please be aware that unaccompanied children are not allowed to stay in dormitories, and can only stay in a private room.
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Guest House Kyoto has just been renovated and it is located round the corner from the Kyoto station that connects you to all the fascinating monuments of the city, but if you prefer to walk you'll find everything within steps!
How to get here from Kyoto station.
Walk west on Shiokoji Street (north side of the station). After approximately 5 minutes walk, you will hit Horikawa Street. Accross this street by pedestrian bridge or crossing. Turn right (go north) and immediately you will find a gas station by the name of ENEOS. Turn left in this side of the gas station. Walk four blocks west (you can see a florist on the way). And go right at the corner. The hostel is on the righthand side.
Kyoto Aquarium (2 minutes walk)
Nishi Hongan-ji Temple (5 minutes walk)
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (15 minutes by city bus)
Nishiki market (15 minutes by city bus)
Toji Temple (7 minutes walk)
Kyoto Aquarium (2 minutes walk)
Gion Corner (15 minutes by city bus)
Umekoji Park (2 minutes walk: the biggest park in the Kyoto city)