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Guesthouse Jiyu-jin

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Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jiyu-jin is just the best hostel accommodation in Kyoto! Two minutes from the subway, five minutes from Kyoto JR Station, couldn’t be easier. And when you get there, the friendliness & helpfulness of the staff is beyond compare! (and yes, English is spoken). One becomes...More

Thank billstanford9
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I recommend this guesthouse 100%. The staff is incredibly friendly and helps you as much as they can. The whole guesthouse is very clean and neat. The rooms have a nice size, the beds are spacious, the sanitary facilities are clean and you can even...More

Thank Kelhaim
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Excellent choice for solo travellers looking for a middle point between a crowded hostel and and lonely Hotel. It has the possibility to talk to others travellers while keeping the privacy and security(individual rooms). The staff is nice and friendly; gives you a map with...More

1  Thank Hideo T
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, especially kind, informative and caring staffs. Even if one does not know Japanese, communication with the staffs are no problem due to their english level is very good. Clean room and facilities.

Thank Kahoo P
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This is a lovely little friendly place to stay if you are on a budget in Kyoto. Clean , quiet and well run , the staff are very helpful and friendly. Close to the subway or a nice 20 minute walk to many of the...More

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Jiyu-jin is a just new Guest House, opened on 10 October, 2010.The shortest 4 mins. from KYOTO stationKyoto station is only 2 minutes train ride away or you can also walk to the station. It is very ...More easy!Inside of house is very warmth with Japanese paper and healing woods.Wallpaper and curtain are used special material for soundproof and fire prevention. Less
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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"Book well in advance! :-)"
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"Just one washing machine, keep an eye on it"
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"if you travel with not more than 4, book for the Japanese Style room as you will share room with stranger in..."
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"Get a Japanese room for your own if you travel with 2 or more friends."
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