I stayed here for 2 nights in January and was fearing a tiny room with rock hard tatami mattresses. Instead our very clean room had plenty of space and a neat little kitchen and bathroom, the mats were really comfortable and the facilities were great - a communal kitchen, laundry, wifi, luggage storage and very friendly and helpful staff with excellent English. I notice one reviewer was woken by the noise from trucks, but we weren't, I found it surprisingly quiet.
This is great value and you can't beat the location- it's a short flat walk to Kyoto station and the major bus terminal, which can get you anywhere in Kyoto on an all-day ticket. The map on their website with directions from the station is also very clear. It's worth popping into the Tourist Info at the station on your way to pick up a tourist map of Kyoto which includes the bus network.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We proudly offer clean Japanese-style en-suite rooms for the price of youth hostel dormitories in Kyoto and we offer cheaper dormitories too. However, please do not expect luxury. We do not offer meals, daily-maid, etc. If you need more than the basics, we cannot meet your needs. On the other hand, we provide best value for money; such as great location, Japanese lounge, free kimono-try, wifi and information book. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Backpacker`s Ryokan Budget Hotel Kyoto