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32 Higashikujo Minamikarasumacho, Minami-Ku, Kyoto 601-8041 Kyoto Prefecture
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#8 of 988 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
Location
4.6
Cleanliness
4.8
Service
4.7
Value
4.6
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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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Taxi service
Adults only
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Kitchenette
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Modern
Trendy
Languages Spoken
English, Japanese

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Grade: 90 out of 100
140Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
506Reviews5Q+A6Room tips
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Lina wrote a review Mar 2020
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The bunk beds give enough privacy and are big enough, toilets and showers are clean and modern. The Living room area is very comfortable and there is a little kitchen where you can actually cook nicely! I felt very cozy and at home during my stay!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Apr 4, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We are so glad to have your kind review. We couldn't be happier that you stayed here without any inconvenience We truly appreciate your excellent reviews repeatedly. We hope to have you back to Kyoto and see you again here! Best The Lower East Nine Hostel Aiki
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Bárbara P. wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great hostel, very close to Kyoto station. The staff is very kind and helpful. The installations are super comfortable, the shared spaces are always clean, and I haven't been bothered by noises either from the other guests or fr the street. I enjoyed my stay and would come back for sure.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from LowereastnineH, フロント オフィス マネージャー at The Lower East Nine Hostel
Responded Apr 2, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We appreciate your kind review. We couldn't be happier that you spent your nice time in our hostel. We hope you enjoyed a lot of things in Kyoto. We are happy if we can have you back to Kyoto and see you again here! Best, The Lower East Nine Hostel Aiki
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Sas R wrote a review Mar 2020
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Super relaxed cafe/hostel with friendly staff. Great common area to meet other solo travelers and relax after a long day of sightseeing!Really convinient location as its super close to the JR kyoto station!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from LowereastnineH, フロント オフィス マネージャー at The Lower East Nine Hostel
Responded Mar 27, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We are so glad to have your kind review. We are so glad that you felt comfortable in our hostel. We hope you enjoyed a lot of things in Kyoto. We are happy if we can have you back to Kyoto and see you again here! The Lower East Nine Hostel Aiki
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Matías E wrote a review Mar 2020
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This hostel has been great so far, very clean, comfortable beds and big common area, also includes breakfast which is very nice aswell and it's until 11 am which is great because it gives you a bit more time to eat something incase you wake up late.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from LowereastnineH, スタッフ at The Lower East Nine Hostel
Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We are so glad to have your kind review. We are so happy that you spent your nice time in our hostel. We hope you enjoyed traveling in Kyoto. We hope that there is any chance to see you here again! Best, Aoi, The Lower East Nine Hostel
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Aniek B wrote a review Feb 2020
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I stayed here for three nights, super hostel! Location is convenient for travels via Kyoto station or railway. I visited most sights by a lot of walking, then it's more convenient to have a place to stay in the other side of the station. However this place has a lot of plusses to still go here: + Great beds, blankets: very clean! + Amazing living room on 1 st with nice couch, lot of space to chill and free coffee, tea, water. Downstairs is a even much nicer Cafe. + Great basic breakfast with toast, jam, egg, juice, coffee etc. All you need! + Helpful staff, lots of info on the nightborhood and places to eat. + Super clean toilets and (hot) showers. I would stay here again!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We are so glad to have your kind review. We are so happy that you spent your nice time in our hostel. We hope you enjoyed traveling in Kyoto. We hope that there is any chance to see you here again! Best, Aoi, The Lower East Nine Hostel
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Simon K wrote a review Feb 2020
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Great People, just a 7 min walk from the train station. Staff is really nice and everything is very clean. So very cheap but still good quality. Rooms and beds great as well. There is also a bar to grad coffee or beer/wine Definitely the place to go in Kyoto!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We appreciate your kind review. We are so glad that you were able to relax in our hostel. We are happy if we can have you back to Kyoto and see you again here! Best, Aoi , The Lower East Nine Hostel
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Hannah Bühler wrote a review Feb 2020
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- good Location near to the train station - very clean bathroom and also the bedroom - super friendly people at the reception - comfortable bed Definitely a good place to stay here in kyoto for a few nights.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We appreciate your kind review. We are so happy that you liked our hostel and you spent your nice time. We hope to you loved Kyoto and come back here someday! Best Regards, Aoi, The Lower East Nine Hostel.
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Marjan v wrote a review Feb 2020
Shanghai, China11 contributions
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We (family with 2 teenagers) loved this hostel. We had Dormitory A, a room with 4 bunk beds. The room is small, but the beds are huge. Excellent facilities and a very nice design. Staff is very friendly and helpfull. Great value for money. Would definately recommend this hostel.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We appreciate your kind review. We are so happy that you liked our hostel and you spent your nice time. We hope to you loved Kyoto and come back here someday! Best Regards, Aoi, The Lower East Nine Hostel.
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Compass829536 wrote a review Feb 2020
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The staffs are very friendly. The bed is so comfy! The room and bathrooms are very clean! Highly recommended! So sad that I only stay here for a night. Will come back here soon. The place is very near to subway station and everything is walking distance
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We appreciate your kind review. We are so happy that you liked our hostel and you spent your nice time. We hope to you loved Kyoto and come back here someday! Best Regards, Aoi, The Lower East Nine Hostel.
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Rhiannon wrote a review Feb 2020
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Excellent hostel. Staff are so friendly and welcoming, rooms and bathrooms are clean and excellent facilities. There is a bar/cafe as well as a kitchen for your own personal use. Perfect hostel. Feels like a hotel level service
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thank you so much for staying at LE9! We appreciate your kind review. We are so happy that you liked our hostel and you spent your nice time. We hope to you loved Kyoto and come back here someday! Best Regards, Aoi, The Lower East Nine Hostel.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lower East Nine Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Kyoto Terrsa (0.3 miles), Kyo Tsukimachian (0.2 miles), and Joko-ji Temple (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kashin, Chobo Chobo, and Arata.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Lower East Nine Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to The Lower East Nine Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (1.1 miles), Kiyomizu-dera Temple (1.8 miles), and Sanjusangendo Temple (0.9 miles).