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J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

2.0 of 5 Japanese Guest House   |   51-2 Nakagoryo-cho Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-8027 , Japan (Kyoto Station)
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Ranked #37 of 232 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Osaka, Japan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Super friendly and helpful staff! The first night I arrived in Kyoto I didn't make any reservation for accommodation and I showed up at J-Hoppers late at night expecting there will be a free bed, unfortunately they didn't but the staff called around and eventually found a near by hostel with an available bed for the night. I stayed there... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Just registered to give some reviews to several of my favorite hotels/hostels. J-Hoppers is one of them. I stayed here for the new year of 2012. I arrived pretty late at night and could not really find the right way, but a super friendly pedestrian guided me to find the right direction. In the morning, it only took about 10... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed at J-Hoppers Kyoto for 4 nights in May 2014 in their Japanese style single room. I love that the hostel is really accessible from the JR Kyoto station and the bus interchange. The free wifi was also helpful. The room was awesome - good air conditioning, nice mini table, clean tatami mats, trash was cleared everyday. There's a Japanese... More

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

J Hoppers is such a haven for backpackers. I stayed in all female dorm and LUCKY ME! I beat the single room for a night as I'm the only occupant in the dorm...as the other guests arrives, there's a curtain that gives you a privacy...sorry I don't mingle...though I always smiles at them. 😝 The (turbo) toilets and baths are... More

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KL, Malaysia
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I have the benefit of staying not only in the Kyoto branch but also at J Hoppers Osaka and J Hoppers Hiroshima. Overall: 1. Everything good you read about them are true 2. Unbeatable value for money and decent location 3. It's not perfect, nothing is, not even 5 stars hotel but it's damn good. I managed to get a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay here. We booked last minute and the staff were accommodating to our needs, even squeezing us in for extra nights. The staff were beyond helpful and so lovely!!! The location was good, there are hostels closer, but we were happy to walk or bicycle the distance into busy downtown ( about 35min walk). The facilities were... More

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Jurong, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Location is 15 mins walk from central JR Kyoto line. It is just situated adjacent a main intersection. I would commend on the hostel's professionalism. Upon arrival, I was settled in very quickly and in a very orderly manner: payment, general information, extra services. Also there were many information available on the shelves and desk. Staff was very friendly too.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The price is right, I guess. I mean, it's a youth hostel in one of the most expensive countries in the world. It's not great but it will give you a place to sleep. and in all honesty, if you're in Japan, you will hardly ever stay in your hotel. Right? Service is excellent, room is small but clean. I... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

A decent guesthouse with the exception of some factors. It is located at an intersection near Kyoto Station (approx. 10-15 minutes walk). The location is good, but there is not much to see along the way. It can also be a bit of a hassle to reach for those carrying luggages due to the uneven and slanted sidewalk. As for... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This hostel is only 15 minutes walk from Kyoto station. It is very clean with friendly & helpful staff. The kitchen is well equipped & there is a clothes washing machine & drier. There is a TV in the sitting room ,it has free wifi & computers with internet access in the reception area. There are several supermarkets closeby. I... More

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Address: 51-2 Nakagoryo-cho Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-8027 , Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Kyoto Station
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Hotel Class:2 star — J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House 2*
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