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Hostel Mundo

596 Tenbincho Kamigyoku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602-8105, Japan
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Ranked #61 of 236 Specialty Lodging in Kyoto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Stayed here for 3 days. The manager is a very lovely lady and help me in getting to know the surrounding area well. telling me about hot baths close to the hostel (which is very nice as it was a cold autumn during my stay. The hostel is very traditional like. but if you have a big luggage you might... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Good: As in most of Kyoto, some houses still retain its original wood structures and building facade, and we were so pleased to find Hostel Mundo so well taken care of and preserved. If you ever wondered what it was like to live in a traditional Japanese house, this would be your chance. It is a bit squeeze, we... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Hostel Mundo is a 100 years old traditional wooden house in the heart of Kyoto. It is run by a team of very cute young guys that will make you feel like home, they will do their best to help you planning your sightseeing day in Kyoto and welcome you in the evening with a warm smile and a cup... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Staff were very nice. Great English and more than happy to help you out. Room was fine (simple tatami) with comfortable bedding. Free wifi was a good bonus. However, the house doesn't receive much light so it can be a bit dark. If you're over 6ft you WILL bang your head several times as doorways... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I stayed only one night and I'm looking forward to stay there if I have the opportunity to go to Kyoto again. The place is cozy and clean, the staff is very helpful and the location is perfect. I traveled with my husband and the girl in charge of the hostel helped us to plan our route around the city.... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We stayed here for one night. The building is very lovely traditional Japanese style. Staffs are helpful. Shower room and restroom is ok. But hostel's location is pretty far from Kyoto Station and not suite for large luggage.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

If I went back to Kyoto, I would stay here again. It had an at-home in Japan feeling. Yes it was small, but it's a remodeled traditional house. The staff is very friendly and very, very helpful. We stayed in a 3 person room in the summer there was an air conditioner for us to keep cool at night. The... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

My son (13) & I stayed at Hostel Mundo in 2010. The owner was so friendly and helpful - a fabulous person. His dog was also friendly. My son really enjoyed staying somewhere with a dog. We hired bikes and rode to attractions from here. The kitchen was fabulous. The bedroom with tatami mats and doonas was really comfortable. It... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Had about 5 nights here in May 2012. The positive: - Run by awesome people. - Amazing house. - Had a great time hanging out with the staff and other guests. The negative: - Location, If you are on the JR pass it's a bit of a walk from the closet station. - The rooms have rather thin walls, so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

i was there last year, and it was soooo great we've stayed in hostel mundo a few days my girl friend jennifer and i, and we will never forget yuya and his team the location is perfect, the room have a real japanse taste but the best was the atmosphere we've felt so good in this place that we've spend... More

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Address: 596 Tenbincho Kamigyoku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602-8105, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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