Hostel Ginkakuji

Jyoudoji Nishidacho 58-2, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan, Distance from city centre: 2.7km

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Hostel Ginkakuji is 10 minutes walk to Kyoto university where has many cheap restaurants and bar nearby. We provide a minimum space and best deal price for budget travelers! Tatami rooms and mix-gender dormitory rooms are equipped with air conditioner and shared bathroom.

Each room has a shared bathroom fitted with an electric bidet. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Towels and toothbrushes are available at a fee.

You will find a shared kitchen at the property. The property provides Japanese style rooms with tatami (woven-straw) floors and is equipped with an air conditioner and a heater.

Complimentary tea and coffee is provided.

Osaka is 64 km from HOSTEL GINKAKUJI, while Nara is 48 km away. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, an hour and 35 minutes train ride from the property. Kansai International Airport is also accessible and is approximately a 2 hour train ride away.

Sakyo Ward is a great choice for travellers interested in scenery, temples and culture.

***In Kyoto City, a new accommodation tax will be implemented starting October 1,2018.
Accommodation charge under JPY20,000 (per person per night), the tax amount is JPY200 (per person per night).
Please pay at the lodging facility which you are staying.

[Credit Card Pre-Authorization Policy & Pay Upon Arrival]

All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid credit card.

HOSTEL GINKAKUJI reserves the right to pre-authorize the provided credit
cards up to the full reservation amount at point of reservation. We accepts
only VISA, MasterCard, American Express.

*◎What is a pre-authorization? *

A pre-authorization is a temporary hold on a credit card. The
pre-authorization is not a charge and no funds have been debited from your
account.

*◎Why is the credit card pre-authorized?*

When you provide us a credit card, the pre-authorization guarantees us that
your arrival and the funds that are available to pay for any charges
incurred.

*◎When does the pre-authorization get released from the credit card?*

The pre-authorized amount will be released after payment settled at
location and this can take up to +10~60 days to reflect in your account.

The pre-authorization fund is not held by the hostel, The pre-authorization
fund is held on your card by your own issuing bank. if it takes too long
for you to wait, we encourage you to contact your issuing bank to check the
release status.

◎When settling the bill upon your arrival , the property accepts Japanese
Yen Cash only.

◎If you have to pay by credit card at the location, an extra handling fee
4% will be charged

***Non-valid credit cards will result in automatic cancellation of the
reservation***

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dryer
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Playstation
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 7 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

In Kyoto City, a new accommodation tax will be implemented starting October 1,2018.
Accommodation charge under JPY20,000 (per person per night), the tax amount is JPY200 (per person per night).
Please pay at the lodging facility which you are staying.

➤Check-In: 14:00~21:00PM
Check-Out: 00:00~10:00AM

➤Late Check-In Charge [Check-in between 21:00-24:00]
・ 21:00PM-24:00AM Late Check-in fee will be applicable ¥500/per guest.
・Check-in after 24:00 is not accepted. your reservation will be marked as no-show after 24:00.

➤Early Check-in and Late Check-out is NOT accepted.
(Luggage storage in the living room is accepted.)

➤Reservation Amendment:
The guest can change the reservation free of charge until 7 days before arrival.
Amendment in the 7 days before arrival will be charged.
Decrease of guests numbers & days of stay will be seen as cancel.

➤Check-In: 14:00~21:00PM
Check-Out: 00:00~10:00AM

➤We accept card and cash payment.
Credit card payment there will be 4% extra handling fee charge added.

[Credit Card Pre-Authorization Policy & Pay Upon Arrival]

All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid credit card.

HOSTEL GINKAKUJI reserves the right to pre-authorize the provided credit
cards up to the full reservation amount at point of reservation. We accepts
only VISA, MasterCard, American Express.

*◎What is a pre-authorization? *

A pre-authorization is a temporary hold on a credit card. The
pre-authorization is not a charge and no funds have been debited from your
account.

*◎Why is the credit card pre-authorized?*

When you provide us a credit card, the pre-authorization guarantees us that
your arrival and the funds that are available to pay for any charges
incurred.

*◎When does the pre-authorization get released from the credit card?*

The pre-authorized amount will be released after payment settled at
location and this can take up to +10~60 days to reflect in your account.

The pre-authorization fund is not held by the hostel, The pre-authorization
fund is held on your card by your own issuing bank. if it takes too long
for you to wait, we encourage you to contact your issuing bank to check the
release status.

◎When settling the bill upon your arrival , the property accepts Japanese
Yen Cash only.

◎If you have to pay by credit card at the location, an extra handling fee
4% will be charged

***Non-valid credit cards will result in automatic cancellation of the
reservation***

Directions
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From our hostel to the nearest bus stop
'Ginkakuji-michi' only takes 1-2mins by walk.

[1]From JR Kyoto station
→Get on at Kyoto Bus terminal, take Kyoto city bus #5 or #17 or the Raku Bus #100.
It takes around 30-40mins

[2]From Hankyu Line Kawaramachi station Exit 4
→ Get on at Shijo-Kawaramachi bus stop
→ take Kyoto city bus #5 #32(H bus stop) or #17 #MN17 bus (G bus stop) (25-30mins)

[3]From Keihan Line Demachiyanagi station Exit 4
→Get on at Demachiyanagi-mae B bus stop
→ take Kyoto city bus#17bus #MN17bus #102bus #203bus (B bus stop) (7mins)

Located Near

Hostel Ginkakuji is a homey and family-friendly international share house. 5 minutes walk to Philosopher's path and Ginkakuji temple. 10 minutes walk to Kyoto university and Kyoto University of Art& Design where has many cheap restaurants and bar nearby. We provide a minimum space and best deal price for budget travelers! Tatami rooms and mix-gender dormitory rooms are equipped with air conditioner and shared bathroom.

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