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Jam Hostel Kyoto Gion

170 Tokiwacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0079, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #45 of 155 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
4.5 of 5 stars 39 Reviews
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Gold Coast, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed here for six nights at the hostel. It is in a fantastic location close to public transport and a lot of the local sights. The beds were comfortable and the dorm room was spacious with personal lockers. The staff were friendly and very helpful throughout our stay.

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Brooklyn, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay at this hostel. This review is solely for the sake bar downstairs. The reason I am writing this was because I feel the need to express just how great this sake bar was. We ended up back here two out of the three of our nights in Kyoto. The staff were so friendly that we felt... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not like this hostel. The "lounge" has the size of a doghouse (see pictures) and can barely sit 4 people, so way too small to have a nice time. This hostel is not great for meeting other travelers. They charge money for leaving your bags in the Sake bar (first time ever a hostel charged us in 11... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hostel is literally in front of the river! it's right in middle of gion and down the street from the infamous bridge crossing. the hostel itself is clean and modern. the cafe/bar downstairs is definitely a plus!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great staff, very friendly. A department store's security had moved my illegally-parked bike and left a note in Japanese on it. I could not read the note so I asked the staff what it meant. Not only did they tell me about the note, but they also called the department store and talked with them to try to find out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

In front of Gion Station! Near pubs and good restaurants. One hour away from the main (and beautiful) temples. Staff is kind, helpful and good English speaker. Always willing to help, they can provide information to get to the top tourist attractions. 8 dorm-bed (not capsules), shared bathroom. Everything is very clean. Free wifi. There is a bar in the... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As soon as I get out of Gion station, Jam is right infront of me! :D I enjoy staying with Jam Hostel. The facilities are keep to simplest way, and you gotta get assistant if wish to do laundry. The young staff is really helpful even thought we could not understand each other :p There are lockers for everyone, is... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The place was extremely clean and was in a very nice location, The shower and toilet facilities were fantastic and felt very reliable and clean. There was a washing machine and common area if needed. The rooms were nice and homely with a toilet inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent location and staff. Very clean with a nice bar. Recommend anyone to stay here. Had some sake with the staff after hours which was great. Very close to subway and bridge. Slept well in the dorm beds too.

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a great little hostel in the centre of Gion next to the subway and the ambient and atmospheric streets of old Gion- aswell as just over the bridge the glittering new shops and eateries.Choice of dorms which offer a cheap but very clean bed with free tea and coffee-the bigger dorms are nicest-the 4 bedded female only dorm... More 

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Address: 170 Tokiwacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0079, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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