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A-Yado Gion

2-244-2 Nakano-cho, Shinmonzen-dori, Yamatoooji-higashiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0082, Japan (Gion Higashiyama / Kita Shirakawa / Kurama / Yase / Ohara)
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Ranked #30 of 232 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A-Yado Gion is on a quiet street just a stone's throw from the Gion area...close to Nishiki Food Market, shopping, train, subway, and bus stations. The hostel is really clean and the staff is extremely helpful. The dorm beds have privacy curtains and individual lamps and outlets for each bed. It can get a little cramped in the dorms as... More

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

This hostel was amazing. I definitely recommend it if you are in Gion. There aren't many rooms and it is small but it makes it great because you get to meet amazing people. Also, all the places are very tiny (hostels, restaurants, shops, etc). The staff was simply perfect. They helped us with absolutely everything. When you arrive, they take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The hostel is small because it is a flat so the room is cramp. But it's clean, good and new mattress. However, the shower attached in the room is not narrow. The kitchen is on another floor having fridge, microwave... I asked the train from Kyoto to Tokyo and the staff print out the schedule of train, time arrive and... More

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Copenhagen, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We spend 4 nights at a-yado hostel and it was amazing. Clean, great service in the lobby and it is located right in the middle of Kyoto. Gion is a nice and cozy part of Kyoto. Great experience, I would recommend this hostel to anyone who is traveling to the greater Kyoto area.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

very value! especially if you go to Kyoto in winter. i stayed here only for 2550 yen for TWO NIGHTS. in gion district, near nishiki market, shijo - kawaramachi shopping street, and yasaka shirine. near gion bus stop (3 mins walk) and 5 subway stations (5-10 mins walk). i stayed in 10 beds female dorm in 3rd floor. A yado... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stayed in a 10 bunk mixed dorm. For the location and amenities you can't beat the price. A quick walk to all the gorgeous temples in Southern Higashiyama region and you're also a quick walk to the nightlife and restaurants of Gion. The lounge area in nicely set up for a friendly atmosphere with beers and snacks for sale and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I stayed here with two of my friends who were visiting from outside Japan and A- yado was recommended to me by another English teacher who had stayed in the hostel a few months previous. The setup is great. Having the showers in the men's dormitory while keeping the bathrooms in a separate but convenient section was a big plus.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Stayed here for three nights in the 10-bed dorm room. We checked in quite early after an overnight bus trip, but were able to store our bags, shower, and change before exploring Kyoto for the day. It's in a great spot in the Gion district, close to some beautiful old streets and the famous Geisha area. Walking back one night,... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights, very good location, dorms bed here are great, curtains around the bed gives you the privacy you need. I am also pleased with how the hostel staff took time to explain to us the do and donts, their advise was most valuable to me. This hostel is located very closed by to everything, Gion and... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I love the way the staff member took the time to tell us where to go and how to get there. He gave us some good pointers where to go and what to see not just very touristic places but also some smaller places but amazing. The best hostels I've been to in Japan so far for sure!

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Address: 2-244-2 Nakano-cho, Shinmonzen-dori, Yamatoooji-higashiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0082, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion Higashiyama / Kita Shirakawa / Kurama / Yase / Ohara
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