Guesthouse Bon offers traditional Japanese accommodation in peaceful surroundings. We have clean, cosy private accommodation in single, double and triple tatami-style rooms, all with air conditioning/heating and shared bathrooms.
We are located in north-west Kyoto, next to Daitoku-Ji Temple, a Zen temple famous for its gardens, and close to the Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-Ji). A number of other attractions can be found within a few minutes' walk from the guesthouse, including Imamiya Shrine, the longest shopping street in Kyoto, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine (which has a huge flea market every month), Hirano Shrine, Kamigamo Shrine and Funaoka Onsen (one of the most famous public baths in Japan. There are also karaoke bars, convenience stores and 99 yen shops in the immediate vicinity of our property.
We offer a number of reasonably-priced facilities and services, including internet access (WiFi can be used free of charge), western or Japanese breakfast, laundry and bike rental.
Some of our private rooms can be made into dormitories when necessary.
All our rooms are non-smoking but we do have a smoking area.
We can only accept payments in cash.
Check-in: 3-10pm Check-out: 11am
We have no lock-out time or curfew. Free luggage storage available before check-in/after check-out.
We are located a little far from Kyoto station, It takes about 45min by bus and also From Dowtown is 30min by Bus. But Many Bus are running near by here.easy to go where you want go. The area is quiet and very nice local shoping street ,you can see. This guesthouse is very old kyoto style house.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Air Conditioning
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Steam Room
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- 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.
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If you come to our place by city bus and go for sight seeing afterward, we recommend you to buy a one day bus pass ticket for 500yen ,You can buy it on the bus or tourist information at Kyoto station they (Tourist information) have a bus map also city map as well.
Each ride of the city bus is 220yen/ride.
**From Kyoto station by city bus**
By bus ,Catch the bus 205,206,101 to 'Daitokuji-Mae'bus stop.
From the bus stop, walk to west 30m ( way to Daitokuji temple), then make right to north 550m walk along the Daitoku-ji-temple's wall(on your left side). Then Tofu shop on your right hand side left hand side is the kids play ground then make to the right 20m.(one corner before the Honda shop)
You will find 'Bon' on your left side(North side).
The 3rd buildings from the corner.
By city-bus No.9 from JR Kyoto station to 'Higashitakanawa-chou' bus stop .
From 'Higashitakanawa-chou' walk to south,
then convenience store (Dayly Yamazaki) make to right(west) 500m.
You will pass shopping street then the street will be daed end the Bon Guesthouse will be before the daed end on the righthand the 3rd buildings before it.
***From Kyoto station by subway Karasuma-line***
Take Karasuma-line to the 'Kitaoji'station (Direction to 'Kokusaikaikan'-station )
Exit at the 'Kita-deguchi'(northern exit).
Walk west on 'Imamiya-Dori'street for 1km.
After 4 traffic lights on 'Imamiya-Dori'street,
turn left on 'Omiya-Dori' where the many shops are.(southern direction).
Walk for 50m(I black) along shopping street and turn right(western direction).
You will pass the beer shop on the leftside then Bon Guesthouse will be on the righthand side about 100m down.
Neighborhood of Bon.
*Daitoku-ji Zen temple - 1min walk.
A big temple with a rich history with several beautiful Zen gardens.
*Imamiya Shrine - 5min walk.
*The longest shopping street in Kyoto with a lively local atmosphere - 30sec. walk.
*Good and very reasonably priced restaurants and cafes.( from390yen you can eat!)
*Public baths. There is a nice public bath within 1min. walking distance.
*Karaoke. *99yen discount food and household goods shop.
*7min. walk to the Bus stop and 17min. to the Subway station.
Other tourist attractions and places within 2km from Bon.
*The Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-Ji).
*Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, which has a huge flea market every month.
*Funaoka Onsen public bath. One of the best public baths in Japan.
*The beautiful Kamo River.
Our place is located in 'North-West' part of Kyoto.
Although 'bon' is little far from the Kyoto station,night-life area and downtown, the location is convenient for visiting some great sight -seeing places.