The Lower East Nine Hostel

Higashikujo Minamikarasuma-cho 32, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan, Distance from city centre: 3.7km

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The Lower East Nine Hostel is a new hostel located only an 8 minutes’ walk south of Kyoto station. Located within such a close proximity to Kyoto station, you will have easy access to areas both inside and outside of Kyoto, allowing more time to experience all that this amazing city and country has to offer.
We have a wide range of dormitory and private rooms to suit all occasions, even different sized dormitory beds for those who prefer a bit more space.
If speaking Japanese has got you a little concerned, not to worry, we have staff members from all over the world including France, China, Australia, Taiwan and Korea, who are more than happy to assist with any needs you may have during your stay.
With its own café, and a ‘breakfast included’ option also available, guests are able to relax in the downstairs café space while enjoying a range of food and coffee from our all day menu.
If the timing is right, feel free to join us in one of our events, where you will have the chance to try your hand at cooking and eating some authentic Japanese food.

Other amenities include: free Wi-Fi, personal lockers, spacious living room, kitchen and curtained dormitory beds to ensure privacy.

***Property Policies and 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.

1).Check in from 16:00-22:00
Check out 11:00
2). 2 days advance notice for free cancellation.
3). We accept cash and credit card payment upon arrival.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 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.

1.check-in time:15:00 - 22:00
2.check-out time:by 11:00
3.reception hour:from 7:00 - 22:00
4.payment:cash (JPY) or credit card (Visa, Master, Amex)
5.cancellation policy:
(1) 4 days(or more) before Arrival Date :free
(2) 3 days before Arrival Date :25 % of the total amount
(3) The day before Arrival Date :50 % of total amount
(4) on the day  or No Show:100 % of total amount
6.Age restriction:over 7 years old
7.No smoking
8.Pets are not allowed.
9.Group policies will apply for reservations made for 9 or more guests. Please contact the property directly for more details.

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<By Subway>
1.From Kyoto station, take the subway (Karasuma Line) going towards Takeda, Shintanabe or Kintetsu Nara)
2.Get off at the next stop called 'Kujo station'. Exit at exit NO.3 and turn right.

1.Exit from JR Kyoto 'Hachijyo Guchi'.
2.Cross Hachijyo street or go through the underground pass leading towards Avanti department store.
3. Walk to the south along Karasuma Street (west side of KYOTO AVANTI) 8 minutes.
4.'THE LOWER EAST NINE HOSTEL' is located at the third set of traffic lights.

Located Near

Some of the famous tourist destinations nearest the hostel include Toji Temple, Fushimi Inari Taisha and Toufukuji Temple. From the subway Karasuma line, you will be able to access a large number of well-known tourist destinations, such as Heian Shrine, Nanzen-ji and Nijo Castle. We also have a bust stop located in front of the hostel that will provide you with access to some of the other more 'out of the way'destinations, such as Kinkakuji, Kiyomizu temple and the Gion area.

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