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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Staff were very nice. Great English and more than happy to help you out. Room was fine (simple tatami) with comfortable bedding. Free wifi was a good bonus. However, the house doesn't receive much light so it can be a bit dark. If you're over 6ft you WILL bang your head several times as doorways... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I stayed only one night and I'm looking forward to stay there if I have the opportunity to go to Kyoto again. The place is cozy and clean, the staff is very helpful and the location is perfect. I traveled with my husband and the girl in charge of the hostel helped us to plan our route around the city.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We stayed here for one night. The building is very lovely traditional Japanese style. Staffs are helpful. Shower room and restroom is ok. But hostel's location is pretty far from Kyoto Station and not suite for large luggage.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

If I went back to Kyoto, I would stay here again. It had an at-home in Japan feeling. Yes it was small, but it's a remodeled traditional house. The staff is very friendly and very, very helpful. We stayed in a 3 person room in the summer there was an air conditioner for us to keep cool at night. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

My son (13) & I stayed at Hostel Mundo in 2010. The owner was so friendly and helpful - a fabulous person. His dog was also friendly. My son really enjoyed staying somewhere with a dog. We hired bikes and rode to attractions from here. The kitchen was fabulous. The bedroom with tatami mats and doonas was really comfortable. It... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Had about 5 nights here in May 2012. The positive: - Run by awesome people. - Amazing house. - Had a great time hanging out with the staff and other guests. The negative: - Location, If you are on the JR pass it's a bit of a walk from the closet station. - The rooms have rather thin walls, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

i was there last year, and it was soooo great we've stayed in hostel mundo a few days my girl friend jennifer and i, and we will never forget yuya and his team the location is perfect, the room have a real japanse taste but the best was the atmosphere we've felt so good in this place that we've spend... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

If you're ever lost like how we were on the first day, ask which hostel has a dog and the directions should send you to Hostel Mundo. My friends and I really enjoyed staying in Hostel Mundo. It's close to bus stops that took us around Kyoto like Ginkakuji, Gion, and Heian Jinja. If you have any questions, feel free... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

the staff here can really take care of you, in many times were help a lot! they're also travel many times. i stay here around 2 weeks, quite clean, good atmosphere, traditional japanese house, located at the center of this ancient city, close to supermarket, Onsen, also bus station which i'd say it's the best way to travel around Kyoto,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Really nice stay here. If you want a stay in a traditional Japanese home then this is it. Make sure you print off the directions they give you on the website from the JR station; once you walk it once you will be fine. The guys here are so nice, shame we didn't get to chat with them much as... More 

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Staying in Nishijin District

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Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of the city, it is a district where you can take it at your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many shops selling traditional clothing and goods. Showcasing architecture with sloping roofs and wooden reliefs dating to decades past, the streets in the Nishijin District transport you back in time, making them a joy to wander.
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Additional Information about Hostel Mundo

Address: 596 Tenbincho Kamigyoku, Kyoto 602-8105, Kyoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Nishijin District
Price Range: $21 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Mundo 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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