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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Will come back here whenever I go to Kyoto. Gojo guest house is a lovely, chilled out place with really cool, friendly staff and the comfiest futons in Japan. Pretty much perfect and a major contender for my all time favourite hostel!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Absolutely loved spending 4 nights in this hostel. My friend and I were lucky enough to stay in a private triple room during the peak season. There were only two of us so they could have easily put another stranger in our room but didn't which we really appreciated. We loved the traditional Japanese style of the rooms, the sliding... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Loved our tatami room. Staff friendly, relaxed and helpful, kitchen was well set up too at Gojo guest house Annec. I stayed in the Gojo guest house annex which is 15 mins walk from Gojo guest house. So be sure you have the correct place and directions before you get off the bus. The Annex is very close to the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Loved everything about Gojo Guest House. Staff, location, amenities. Everyone and everything is very warm and welcoming. Dormitory rooms are traditional tatami, which is so nice to not have to deal with bunk beds. There is lots of space for your things. Showers are clean and there is never a wait. Location is perfect. Easy to get to major sites... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a two person private Japanese style room for five days, very large and clean. Staff were wonderfully helpful and friendly. Place is easy to find, and right next to a bus and subway stop. 20 minutes walk from Kyoto train station. 15 minutes from gion and shopping. Little cafe down stairs and washing machine mean this place... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed in "Gojo Guest House" between the 09/10 - 10/10 for a quick one night stop, and overall it was a great experience. We arrived there after a long day of traveling around Kyoto, once we entered the guest house, we were welcomed by a lovely staff member that spoke English fluently (which is ridiculously rare in Japan... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I was attacked by a drunk tourist there, the manager said it was partially my fault that the guy woke me up in bed to hit me. Later I was sick, the manager was upset by this too, and made that a little more hell than it needed to be. Nice building, some nice staff, but I don't think these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable and convenient place♪ Room are Japanese traditional style, feeling like that I am Japanese \(^o^)/ #Free Wifi and there is Cafe too♪ Good for morning breakfast! Staff are so nice and helpful always (*´∀`)♪ Thank you ! I want to stay Gojo guest house .

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

An amazing experience overall, love the atmosphere, the layout, the price, location and the food on offer! Above all else the staff including the owner are above and beyond with help and advice for all things travel and more! Can't recommend enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

The staff is very friendly. After checking in, I got a helpful tour of the place. The room itself was great. Air conditioning worked really well, and the Japanese style beds were clean and comfortable. Locked cabinets were also provided for valuables. The downstairs bar area is a great place to meet other guests. Very friendly atmosphere. The location is... More 

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