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The Lower East Nine Hostel

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THE LOWER EAST NINE HOSTEL is a new hostel with coffee stand and bar, in a good location in the south of Kyoto station.It takes only 8 min by walk from JR Kyoto station and you’ll see our hostel as soon as you get out of the exit at Kujo station.We have free Wifi, private small locker, and a spacious living room. And each bed in Domitory room is separated and curtained off to be assured privacy.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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Very easy to find the hostel and just next to station and 12-15mins walk from Kyoto station. The room is clean but limited space to open luggage. Very nice shared space for dining, reading and kitchen. Definitely recommend this
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Response from LowereastnineH, 支配人 at The Lower East Nine Hostel
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for staying at The lower east nine hostel. We're very happy to have a such a good comment from you. Also we're sorry for inconvenience for limited space. You can use public living room if you need more space. We hope you have had a great time in Kyoto. If you have any chance to come to Kyoto, please stay with us again. Best,
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Staff are extremely friendly. The room was super clean, as well as the bathrooms. Breakfast here is a must delicious avocado and egg on toast and the coffee is pretty good. The hostel is easy to get via public transport
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A recommended hostel for solo/couple travellers. Easy access to Kyoto Station (10 mins walk) Extended my stay because of its convenience and strategic location. I would love to come back here during my next vacation in Kyoto.
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I had a great time here, staff was super friendly and helpful. Super near metro station and a few blocks away from Kyoto Main Train station. 7/11 is on a walking distance and a few stores and restaurants as well. Staff saw we where heading out when it was rainning and they
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Very lovely and nice staff, good accommodation, very near to subway, or you can walk from kyoto station easily. Close to 7-11, easy to find something to eat. The staffs can speak English fluently, and they are very helpful.
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Hello, thank you for your interest. I'm afraid the room you mentioned doesn't have private toilet. We apologize for this late reply and hope to see you in my hostel.
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Hello Justyna, Thank you for contacting us. It's not necessary to check in-out everyday.(just need to do once) If you could,it's better to reserve earlier for stay in same bed. Cause we have a limit of number of beds. If you have further question, please contact us again. We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, The LE9 Team
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Hello, Thanks for contacting us. Our check-in time is between 3pm to 10pm. We can keep your luggage from 7am on the check-in day. We are looking forward to seeing you! hiro
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"My room was next to the common room but it had no issue with noise or was disturbed in any way."
"The bunk room was great"
"Take advantage of the barista coffee!"
"share room is the best."
"If you staying in women's dorm choose bed no 1 or 2 for window view. The bunk bed stair were quite narrow, better choose the lower bed."
$21 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanKinkiKyoto PrefectureKyotoMinamiSouthern Kyoto
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