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Gojo Guest House

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3-396-2 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846 , Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good choice to spend a great time in Kyoto- near everything you might be interest on. Great staff with a cozy atmosphere, with restaurant & bar facilities. There are many choices of rooms, from solo travellers to families who might want to rent an entire house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had three nights in Gojo last week, it is a lovely guesthouse, very comfortable and the staff are lovely too. In particular we would like to thank Shiori who took the time to give us her top tips of what to do and where in Kyoto. The facilities are clean, we stayed in the twin room which was quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We spent 4 nights at Gojo Guest house and we loved it! From the moment we walked in, until the moment we left, the staff was so nice and helpful. They answered all our questions, gave us recommendations and simply made us feel very welcomed. Having stayed at a couple of hostels in Europe and the States before, I was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A great little find! The guesthouse is located 15 mins by train (two lines, one change) from Kyoto station, and is 15-30 mins walking distance from the historic geisha district of Gion, and other famous temples and sights. They rent bikes out for 500 yen per day, which I took advantage of - bicycling is definitely the way to go... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Gojo is a nice backpacker style lodging, with a nice bar area downstairs. Staff is extremely helpful and friendly. Decent japanese style futons, and curtain separation between them is a nice touch...The main issue is the cigarette smoke and noise coming from the bar area going up to the dorms. Not a bad place, but i after 2 months in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stayed there for 4 nights in the shared dorm, the staff were fantastic and helpful. Toast and coffee brekky was yummy! Walking distance to the drinking area! Loads of good eats close. Would definitely stay here again if I come to kyoto!! THANKS

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Gojo Guest House is conveniently located near Kiyomizu-dera, one of the famous temples in Kyoto. It is also a short walk from many other top tourist spots in the city. If walking isn't your idea of a vacation, no problem! The city bus pass for tourists is available at the reception desk and is very convenient. If you are arriving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Excellent service, great breakfast, very comfortable place to stay. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I stayed with my cousinthe dorms for 3-4 nights and one in private room. Heated and very cozy when its 0°C out side :3 breakfast and coffee is great and only ¥300. Defiantly going to stay here next time I come to Kyoto!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Although the guesthouse is a little bit of a hike from the Kyoto station (~35 min walk, or a 15 min cab ride), it's well worth it for it's location. Easy access to most sites within the Higashiyama districts on the eastern side of the city, and is close to public transit so you can get elsewhere. My brother and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

It was my first place in japan and i enjoyed everything about it The place is beautyful and u can see that the people that runs it truelly care about everything Its the little things that make the different This place will stay in my mine for a long time

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