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Backpacker's Ryokan Budget Inn

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295 Aburanokoji-cho, Aburanokoji, Shichijo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8231, Kyoto Prefecture
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Backpacker's Ryokan Budget Inn
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Ranked #3 of 87 B&Bs / Inns in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small Inn in the middle of Kyoto. Located just around 10-15 minutes walk from Kyoto station, this inn offers an experience to stay in ryokan style inn in affordable price. We booked a room for 4 persons and the room was nice and clean. They won't let you to put any luggage in the room since it can break down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We Arirved late in Kyoto, we took Taxi from Kyoto station To budget inn coz we got some big luggages and a sleepy little Girl. The Taxi cost 1000 yen, quite expensive. Actualy the location is Onky 10 minutes walk from the station. We got Room on 3rd floor, Very big Room for 3 of us. Very comfort futton and... More 

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Saitama Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you travel in Kyoto you may realize that the trip to almost any tourist site starts at Kyoto station, so the location about 10-15 min. away was convenient. It was also near multiple convenience stores and several small restaurants, so it was easy to find food nearby. The best part of the hotel was its super friendly staff and... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Our family of 4 (2 adults and two kids age 14 and 7) stayed in an en suite style Japanese style room December 2014 for 3 nights. We had to check in at the Capsule Ryokan around the corner where the very nice person at the desk walked us to our room and gave us a brief tour to orient... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Do not judge a book by its cover. This is my personal advice to any traveller who is naturally tempted to draw a conclusion about this ryokan, judging by the name of the ryokan. I personally had a misconception of this ryokan when I first came across it. It may not be your usual 5-star luxury hotel, but it's services... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have a great stay in this inn. Facilities all in well condition. Staff able to communicate in English. But there is a bit far if walk from subway/JR . It take around 10 minutes to reach the nearest station which is Kyoto station. There was a convenient store within 3 minute walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We're really enjoy to stay here. The cleanliness of the room and the friendly staff did provide the useful and detailed information of the route. I would give them 5 stars for this portion too.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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

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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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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