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Gojo Guest House

3-396-2 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0846 , Japan
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice hostel with helpful staff. The environment and atmosphere was really nice and japanese. They had their own cozy bar with nice music. Only thing missing was the people. But a great place to stay.

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Bangkok, Thailand
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at this guest house ryokan japan style only 1 night on February. I check in over night late but staff is very cute and waiting me for check in. They have welcome drink for hot tea for me. It is make me to feel so impressive. I stay with dorm share bathroom. The room is very cheap and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

he location is ok, not far to from downtown and close to some of the main temples. The staff are very friendly and helpful. It's a rather small guesthouse so you won't find a buzzing atmoshphere. The walls are thin like in most of the traditional Japanese guesthouses. It seems obvious that you should be quiet when you're in the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Let me just start off by saying this place was amazing for us. I stayed here during my trip to Japan in September. I was travelling with 4 other friends, and we stayed in a twin and triple room for 5 nights here. It's super cheap, and we had no problems whatsoever. It is a hostel, so if you aren't... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I stayed at Gojo Guest House in early Aug 2014 during my trip to Japan. Access: Close to the bus stop, and Keihan line Kiyomizu Gojo station. Close to Sanjusangen-do and kiyomizu! Staff: Extremely friendly and talkative. The staff there helped me plan my day in Kyoto and even shared their guide book! Guesthouse: Pretty old Machiya style house, but... More

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Lyon, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I spent 2 nights in a single room at Gojo Annex. The room was pretty small, but price was great when you compare it to single rooms in other guesthouses in Kyoto at peak season. Staff was very friendly and had complete proficiency in English. They were helpful in recommending places to eat in the neighborhood. Location is great, 2... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This traditionally styled guest house is situated on a not so traditional busy street, although close to the famous Kiyomizu dera temple and there are some nice little crafting shops and restaurants nearby. The guest house itself is cozy, especially when you visit during the winter when everyone will gather around the woodstove in the common room for a free... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I stayed at Gojo Guesthouse for 5 nights in the 4 bed female dorm and 3 of those nights Ihad the room to myself. What a great experience this place was. Their futons are very comfy, the air conditioner works wonderfully, the staff is extremely kind and are very accommodating! The cafe downstairs is chill, the staff have a good... More

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Fantastic little guesthouse. Located at the south end of Higashiyama (the east side of Kyoto). Higashiyama is where most of the famous sightseeing places are such as shrines and temples. This guesthouse is a straight shot down the road from Kiyomizudera, Kyoto's most famous temple. About a 15 minute walk up the river to Kiyamachi, the nightlife center of Kyoto.... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed two nights at this place and absolutely loved it. The location is very good, close to main buses and trains. The staff was extremely nice and helpful with all our needs (I forgot a shirt there and they shipped it back to me for free, emails were answered in a very timely fashion with all the information needed,... More

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Address: 3-396-2 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0846 , Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Gion Higashiyama / Kita Shirakawa / Kurama / Yase / Ohara
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Number of rooms: 24
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