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Gojo Guest House

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3-396-2 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Apolline D
Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks agovia mobile
My sister and I stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed it very much!
- the rooms and bathrooms are clean
- the furnishing is very stylish, "vintage", warm atmosphere
- affordable and tasty breakfasts (toast with butter or jam, orange juice, coffee or tea)
- 10 min walk from the old quarter
- 10 min walk from a super tasty soba restaurant 😍 (ask the owner to know the exact address)
Date of stay: August 2018
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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed Sep 5, 2018via mobile
Very nice place to stay in Kyoto. It is well located about 15-20 min walk from the Gion-shijo station. The place is ultra clean, easy to cook, do you laundry. The staff is very helpful and provides good advices.
Date of stay: September 2018
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Adventure Crafter
Reviewed Jun 26, 2018via mobile
I decided to book my stay at Goto Guest House bad it was the best stay. The house was updated with comfort yet retain its traditional feel and look for that perfect combination of being able to stay in a traditional home yet having modern facilities such as toilet, shower etc. The western bed I had was comfortable and afforded a good rest each night and regrettably I had only two nights. The guest house was a 5 min walk from the main road Higashi Oji street and walking distance to Kenninji temple center for Zen Buddhism, Kiyomizu temple and Yasaka Shrine. Gion area famous for tea houses and famous Geiko-san is 10 mins walk away. Bus number 100 and 201 runs to all key attractions and from Kyoto train station. Will want to return to Kyoto just to stay at Gojo Guest House
Date of stay: June 2018
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James W
Reviewed Mar 31, 2018via mobile
Wonderful, traditional Japanese hostel a short walk from lots of the key areas you’d want to see in Kyoto. Hosts are very kind and accommodating. Hostel has its own produced map of local recommendations - we went to 5...all of them were phenomenal, so definitely go to some if you can. The downstairs common room doubles as a coffee shop and it’s very relaxing and homey. Basic (but tasty) food and drinks are offered and it appears to be a popular place with tourists and locals. Rooms were very comfortable and functioning. I would definitely stay here again
Date of stay: April 2018
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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed Jan 23, 2018
The place has a delightful Japanese flavour, the staff are attentive and very well-informed, a small but appetising breakfast was included, you can get bus tickets and advice on how to get where you want to go at the desk, I beat one of the staff at a game of shogi, and you're literally minutes away from the Kiyomisa Dera, the Gion quarter, and the bridge where Benkei tried to mug Yoshitsune in medieval Japan. I'll certainly return when I have the fortune to return to my favourite Asian country.
Date of stay: July 2017
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A place where you would want to come back. We try to keep a cozy, home-like atmosphere where you can relax and chill out after your long day of traveling. In our 100-year-old “machiya”(an old traditional Japanese More house) we have shared bathrooms, shower rooms and a kitchen, also free WI-FI which can be used anywhere inside. In our cafe on the first floor, you can choose to sit alone and enjoy your moment, or share the long table with other travelers and share your fun experiences from your trip.Located in Eastern Kyoto within walking distance from ・Kiyomizudera Temple・Higashiyama・Sanjusangendo・Gion・Kodaiji Temple・the downtown areaand・Ginkakuji・Philosopher's Path・Heian Shrine・Yasaka Shrine・Maruyama Park・Fushimi Inari Shrine・Tofukuji Templeby bicycleetc.・We provide futon and linen for each guest.・Shared Shower room and Toilet・All guests receive a Map and Free drink ticket for the frist night.・We provide breakfast set from 8:30 am for 2 hours,at 300 yen.【Facilities】・All rooms are Air conditioned・3 Shower rooms(There are some public baths nearby)・Kitchen・Lounge room・Safety Box・Free Wifi・Cafe【Rental , Sale】・Bicycle rental 500 yen per day(only 4)・Bath towel 100 yen・City Bus 1 day pass 500 yen【Check-in / Out】・Check-In time is 15:00 ~ 22:00 and Check-Out time is 11:00 ~.・No curfew・Reception open from 8:00 ~ 22:00.・We can keep your luggages at reception,before Check-In or after Check-Out.・We don't accept credit card. We require full payment upon Check-In time. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$21 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$21 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Room & Suite (19)
Dining (2)
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"Shared rooms for couples are available if you don't fancy dorms."
Jan 23, 2018
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"We booked a twin room well in advance"
Jul 29, 2017
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"the eating is quaint and good quality and excellent value"
May 26, 2016
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"Sidenote: Since the bedrooms are all upstairs and the common bathroom downstairs (fairly steep stairs),..."
Jul 9, 2014
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