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Jam Hostel Kyoto Gion

170 Tokiwacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0079, Japan
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Klang, Malaysia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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north east england
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28 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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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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jam_hostel_kyoto, オーナー at Jam Hostel Kyoto Gion, responded to this review

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
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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50 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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Address: 170 Tokiwacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0079, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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