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Jam Hostel Kyoto Gion

170 Tokiwacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0079, Japan
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Ranked #27 of 225 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed at this guesthouse recently. Pro's - Clean, good location, fast working wifi, hot shower Con's - Tiny common room, no Kitchen, Service was bad While in general I can see they are helpful the time I was there was an off day 2 different times I thought the staff were rude in the way they disregarded any respect towards... More

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Dear Customer, It is regrettable that you were not satisfied by your stay in our hostel. We do accept all comments. They help us improve our prestation. However we feel very disappointed by the comments made about your credit card problem. We tried our best to help you make the payment by credit card, and called your card company so... More

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

PORTUGUÊS Ótimo hostel, boa localização, limpo, fácil e prático de entrar/sair/se hospedar. Preço justo (poderia ter um descontinho! heheh) Só acho que poderiam ter mais chuveiros e um poquinho maiores, mas devido a falta de espaço acho que ficou OK! RECOMENDO! ENGLISH Great hostel, good location, clean, easy and convenient to enter / leave / stay. Fair price (could have... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We had no idea how amazingly close this place is to the station until we saw one of the exits right in front of the hostel! It can be pricey but considering the fact that it is smack in town and within walking distance to pretty much everything, makes the place a great bargain. Loved the feel of the place,... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We called in by pure chance in Oct 2012, on our last night in Kyoto, determined to try some Sake. We were not disappointed. What some reviewers write about the atmosphere is to some extent true, but we were nevertheless quite content for two simple reasons. 1, the sheer number of different Sake available and 2, the friendliness of the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Prime location and really easy to find. Dorms were small but spotlessly clean with really comfy beds, and the bathroom/shower facilities were also always uber clean. The cafe/bar was a bit lacking in atmosphere - very clearly catering for foreign tourists so not brilliantly suited to those looking for an authentic Japanese experience - but it was nice to have... More

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Perth, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The hostel was small, quiet and comfortable. It is right in the heart of the Gion district, which is a beautiful area to wander around. Located right next to a subway exit, and has a bus stop across the road. The staff were fantastic, and were able to provide english maps and give recommendations of places to visit and the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Jam Hostel is by far the best hostel I have ever stayed in! Only opened in 2012, the hostel in very clean, modern and all its faciliites are very well maintained with daily cleaning. The staff are very helpful and are often themselves staying in the hostel, so can provide great advice on the city. They provide free 24h showers... More

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Pueblo, Colorado
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37 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

Jam is in a fantastic location. You're even apt to see Geishas in the neighborhood. The hostel is close to lots of shopping and places to eat. The staff is super friendly and helpful. Our six bed dorm room was clean and the bunk beds roomy. There's a bathroom in the room and showers nearby. We were able to do... More

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Sydney, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and we love this place! ideally located in Gion, it is close to a few bus stops. The only problem was that we took a while to find this place initially. Better direction from the hostel would be helpful for others to locate this place. We stayed in an 8-bed dorm and the room... More

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High Wycombe, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Jam Hostel Kyoto Gion This is listed on TA as a Hostel which it is BUT it also has a small bar section. In the bar the is a large selection of Sake from all over Japan for JYE1,000 you can taste 3. The operation is family owned and they did not speak alot of English but enough to figure... More

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Address: 170 Tokiwacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0079, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #27 of 225 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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