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Ranked #13 of 236 Specialty Lodging in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Budget Inn for 3 nights with my husband and 5 month daughter. They were very accommodating. Kyoto Station is a 10 minute walk and you can catch buses all around the city to visit the various attractions. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Because I have a small child, having the kitchen sink in the room was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my husband and 2 kids aged 14 & 16 for 5 nights. The room is well equiped. Clean up room service was provided daily. Washing and drying machine located on ground floor without restriction on using time. The charge of them is very reasonable. If you have to check in very late, they could make special... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent 3 nights at this warm hostel. Staff are all very friendly. Room is regular to small in Japanese standard but necessary facilities are available. The location is close to Kyoto station and very close to bus station of a few useful routes. Neighborhood are quiet and organized. All stars!

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed here with our two sons (18 & 19) for 5 nights. Very satisfied with the location of this accommodation - within 10 minutes walk of Kyoto Station. For a budget hotel, very good facilities within the room & at the accommodation itself. Very helpful staff. This place has been well thought out. Separate toilet and... More

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Orthez
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Our family stayed in Kyoto for four nights and found the staff incredibly helpful. Our room had a small kitchen with a fridge and kettle and there is a larger well-equipped kitchen downstairs. Every thought has been out into how to make the traveller's life easier - from the free laundry soap to the mini maps of the area detailing... More

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Richmond
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in Kyoto 6 days and this was the place to stay. We did some research but the amount of detail they provided to us was incredible. In each room there is a binder and in that binder is EVERYTHING YOU NEED. From what are the closest restaurants around( including maps). Staff are so friendly too! Just don't unplug the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stayed here with 2 other adults and a 2 year old toddler. The room was big and clean. Has a small kitchen area with fridge and sink. Clean bathroom and toilet. It also has a sliding door to a small balcony. It's about a 10 minutes walk to Kyoto station but for the price it was worth it. There... More

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Hartford, CT
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89 reviews 89 reviews
26 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had never stayed in a ryokan before and wanted to give it a try. After staying at the Budget Inn, we never stayed in anything except ryokans again. They're amazing. The rooms here are large, ultra-clean, comfortable, minimal, and perfect. I personally love the tatami smell and the rooms just radiated energy. Sliding window, comforter for the floor, and... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great staff, cozy room - good size to accommodate our family of two adults and two kids (6 and 8). Great folder with all near and bit further attractions, restaurants and shops. Location very convenient, close to the main train station with its many places to eat and shop. Good WiFi cover

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The set up at Budget Inn is perfect. The friendly welcome from the staff was wonderful. All the staff were helpful and equipped us to make the most of our short time in Kyoto. The location is excellent, walking distance to the station and in among great restaurants, shops and transport links, (all of which the team go out of... More

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Address: 295 Aburanokoji-cho, Aburanokoji, Shichijo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8231, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Number of rooms: 12
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