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Featured Hostels in Kyoto

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Piece Hostel Kyoto
Piece Hostel Kyoto
2.0 out of 5.0 21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$56
4.6/5 (659 reviews)

clean and tidy, nice and quiet environment, good staffs and breakfast, good stay

Reviewed on 27 May 2019
Located in the heart of Kyoto, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto TERRSA, Kyoto Tower, and Higashi Honganji Temple. Sanjusangendo Temple and Kyoto Aquarium ...
K's House Kyoto - Hostel
K's House Kyoto - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 418 Naya Cho, Kyoto-fu, Kyoto, Kyoto
C$31
4.3/5 (398 reviews)

Super close to Kyoto station. Nice having the zen cafe next door. Great price for bike rental and staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Great and true travelers hostel

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sanjusangendo Temple, Higashi Honganji Temple, and Kyoto Tower. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market ...
GRIDS KYOTO SHIJO KAWARAMACHI HOTEL&HOSTEL
GRIDS KYOTO SHIJO KAWARAMACHI HOTEL&HOSTEL
2.0 out of 5.0 599 Nishidaimonji-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Nishikikojikudaru, Tominokoji-dori, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$44
4.4/5 (139 reviews)

Great stay, very handy location and friendly staff

Reviewed on 6 May 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Pontocho and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre are also within 10 minutes. ...
Piece Hostel Sanjo
Piece Hostel Sanjo
2.0 out of 5.0 Nakagyou-ku Tominokoji Sanjo-kudaru, Asakura-cho 531, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$90
4.6/5 (393 reviews)

The private room with bunk bed was extremely comfortable and the bed was much wider than a single. The private bathroom was very convenient. The breakfast was good with western and Asian options. The hotels map and restaurant recommendations were faultless. The staff were extremely polite and friendly. ...

Reviewed on 12 Apr. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Pontocho and Shijo Omiya are also within 15 minutes. Kyoto ...
IMANO KYOTO KIYOMIZU HOSTEL
IMANO KYOTO KIYOMIZU HOSTEL
2.0 out of 5.0 563-11 Bairincho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$38
4.4/5 (94 reviews)

A Five Star hostel that I highly would recommend.

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2019
Located in the heart of Kyoto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kiyomizu Temple, Gion Corner, and Sanjusangendo Temple. Kyoto Tower and Heian Shrine ...
GRAND-REM KYOTO
GRAND-REM KYOTO
2.0 out of 5.0 346, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
C$343
4.3/5 (47 reviews)

Overall a great hostel. Convenient location right in the heart of Kyoto. Friendly staff, clean new dorms with plenty of baggage space and comfy "capsule" style bunks. Plenty of locker space. No need to check out each morning if staying multiple days unlike many other hostels. Only think that desperately ...

Reviewed on 6 Feb. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Gion Corner, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and Nijō Castle. Heian Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple are ...
WeBase KYOTO - Hostel
WeBase KYOTO - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 436-1 Iwatoyamacho Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$54
4.7/5 (36 reviews)

Best hostel I have ever stayed at! Clean, beautiful, nice breakfast, great service, price and location.

Reviewed on 7 May 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nishiki Market, Kyoto Tower, and Nijō Castle. Sanjusangendo Temple and Kiyomizu Temple are also ...
HOSTEL COCONE Kyoto-Station
HOSTEL COCONE Kyoto-Station
2.0 out of 5.0 136 Shimizucho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
C$59
4.5/5 (44 reviews)

Good and clean hostel, located near Kyoto Station (walk 5 mins).

Reviewed on 12 Apr. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto Tower and Toji Temple. Sanjusangendo Temple and Nijō Castle are also within 3 mi (5 ...
R STAR HOSTEL KYOTO JAPAN
R STAR HOSTEL KYOTO JAPAN
2.0 out of 5.0 256-2, Motoryogaecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$60
4.6/5 (58 reviews)

Very clean and modern, friendly staff, good location

Reviewed on 3 Jun. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Shijo Omiya, Higashi Honganji Temple, and Nishiki Market. Kawaramachi and Kyoto Tower are ...
Hostel Mundo
Hostel Mundo
2.0 out of 5.0 596 Tenbin-cho Shimodatiuri agaru, Higurasidori Kamigyo-ward, Kyoto, Kyoto
C$34
4.1/5 (68 reviews)

Wooden house, very traditional feel

Reviewed on 5 May 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Seimei Shrine, Nijō Castle, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Kyoto University and Nishiki Market are ...
Kyoto Hana Hostel
Kyoto Hana Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 229, Akezu-dori St., Kogawa-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$64
4.2/5 (128 reviews)

Quiet, nice and cozy place. 5mins walk to Kyoto station and nearby bus stop. Definitely worth the price.

Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Sanjusangendo Temple and Nishiki Market are also ...
Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse
Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse
2.0 out of 5.0 568 Nakanocho Bukkoji-agaru, Teramachi-dori Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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C$52
4.1/5 (632 reviews)

Location is strategic. Easy to access.

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2019
Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market. Pontocho and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre are also within 10 minutes. ...
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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.4 out of 5 (2,645 reviews)

    RIHGA Royal Hotel KyotoC$110

    19 Jun - 20 Jun

    RIHGA Royal Hotel KyotoC$110
    Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto

    Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto

    15 Nishi-Iwamotocho, Higashi-kujo, Kyoto, Kyoto
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.7 out of 5 (526 reviews)

      Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande KyotoC$114

      17 Jun - 18 Jun

      Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande KyotoC$114

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Kyoto, one of its 125 hostels could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
      • Budget prices
      • A social atmosphere

      Hostels are a great way to stay in Kyoto for a good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its temples, and the flowers create an appealing natural setting.


      Hostels in Kyoto

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones get the best reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start:

      GRIDS KYOTO SHIJO KAWARAMACHI HOTEL&HOSTEL - Located steps from Nishiki Market. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms.

      IMANO KYOTO KIYOMIZU HOSTEL - Located within a 20-minute walk of Kiyomizu Temple and Gion Corner. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find towels in all rooms.

      Piece Hostel Sanjo - Located within a 5-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and laundry facilities. You'll find towels, lockers, and linens in all rooms.

      Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse - Located within a 5-minute walk of Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a rooftop terrace, as well as laundry facilities. Rooms come with lockers.

      GRAND-REM KYOTO - Located within a 5-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and laundry facilities. Rooms come with free toiletries, lockers, and hair dryers.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit Kyoto?


      Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information about the local climate:


      • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 61° F and nighttime temperatures average 34° F
      • April-June: 85° F is the daytime average and 45° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 92° F and nighttime averages are around 62° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 77° F during the day and 36° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 45.47 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Kyoto?


      Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places to visit:

      Top Sights
      • Kawaramachi
      • Nishiki Market
      • Gion Corner
      Natural Features
      • Philosopher's Walk
      • Mount Hiei
      • Shusuitei Tea House
      Cultural Attractions
      • Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre
      • Pontocho's Kaburenjo Theater
      • Kaleidoscope Museum of Kyoto

      In general, Kyoto is known for its:

      • Temples
      • Flowers
      • Cultural attractions
      • Monuments
      • Tours
      • Sightseeing

      How to Get to Kyoto and Around the Area


      You can fly into the nearest airport in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 24 mi (38.6 km) from the city center. An alternative is Kobe (UKB), situated 40 mi (64.4 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station, Shiyakusho-mae Station, and Sanjo Keihan Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Kyoto Sanjo Station, Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station, or Kyoto Kawaramachi Station.