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509-2 Shimomamachi, Higashiyama-ku Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0873 Kyoto Prefecture See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsmakiwalking distancethe busdry areaguest housekyomizu deraprivate roomkyoto stationbed dormspent two nightsstaff was very friendly and helpfulrent a bikequiet neighborhoodjapanese stylespeak good englishnice staybeds were comfortable
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two people in a "traditional" bedroom (futons, tatami mats) with ensuite bathroom. We slept well enough on the futons - a pleasant surprise. The room seemed almost too small at first but in fact we fit well enough and by the end of...More

Thank skoolmarm
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice hostel and I would recommend it. The location was ideal - well connected to the city bus lines but also within easy walking distance of the Gion district (20 mins) and the train station (40 mins). The facilities in the...More

Thank BVRUK
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Stayed here for four nights in a mixed four (two bunk beds) dorm before leaving for Kanazawa to hike Mount Haku. It's very nice and convenient to have almost everything in one place: There is a reasonably priced laundry with a place to dry clothes...More

Thank Mr A
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Nice place to stay and great location. The house could have some inconveniences, sometimes is a little noisy noise , because of the wood structure etc, but the place is nice to stay some nights. The staff is friendly and helps if you need so,...More

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

This place is a little hard to reach if you want to take bus and have big luggage with you. Bus station of 206 is at least 500 meters away from here. But there is a lawson within walking distance and you can easily visit...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$25 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sim's Cozy Guesthouse
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$25 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Sim's Cozy Guesthouse
Location
Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
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Traveler (48)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (4)
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Ricky p
February 28, 2018|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Call hostel. They speak wonderful English. I can’t remember the specifics on the bus times and stops. You will need to walk some distance. Cheers.
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suejoyce
October 24, 2016|
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Response from Guesthouse_Soi_Kyoto | Property representative |
Hi, Sue I have received your email so please check my answer from your mail box. Thank you! MAKI
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suejoyce
October 23, 2016|
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Response from Guesthouse_Soi_Kyoto | Property representative |
Dear Sue Thank you for inquiry. We still have rooms available, but we have not started selling rooms for that period yet. We will start selling rooms before mid Dec, and I can send you a notice if you give me your email... More
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"suitable for those looking for budget dorm beds, single rooms, more premium rooms and yet at affordable rates..."
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"Was in 3 bed dorm wanted inexpensive and booked last minute. Was ok"
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"Reserve early they are often booked."
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"4 bed dorm was small, but comfortable"
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