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FUJITAYA BnB
2.5 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $85 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)

"Well the front desk girls are very helpful, but there are some issues I concerned. They let tenants to wash dishes, then they just wipe them and put back for other tenants to use. They didn't require high heat, soap, eventually complete rinse to guaranty these utensils are cleaned, this could spread ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 10, 2019

FUJITAYA BnB
Piece Hostel Kyoto
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4.6/5Wonderful! (717 reviews)

"We loved that it was central, clean and a lot of amenities. The free breakfast was AMAZING -- they change it every day and they make it hot and serve it to you!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 14, 2020

Piece Hostel Kyoto
Mosaic Hostel Kyoto
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4.6/5Wonderful! (121 reviews)
Clean and cosy!

"Amazing place to stay. The staff are very friendly and all the facilities are clean and easy to use"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 21, 2020

Mosaic Hostel Kyoto
Sakura Terrace The Gallery
The price is CA $116 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (4,059 reviews)
Wonderful stay

"We usually don't stay in the same place twice, but this is the exception. Just a brilliant place to stay; cannot fault. Location, amenities, staff, restaurant, value for money; all brilliant."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Sakura Terrace The Gallery
karaksa hotel Kyoto I
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4.5/5Wonderful! (297 reviews)

"All the staffs are friendly, patient and helpful. Place was clean and efficient. Close to shops, restaurants and transportation. If I had chance, I would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

karaksa hotel Kyoto I
Sakura Terrace
3 out of 5
The price is CA $93 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,872 reviews)

"Hotel was great, close to metro and bus stop for transport. Enjoyed the welcome eveing drink each night."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

Sakura Terrace
Kyoto Uraraka Guest House
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4.3/5Excellent! (352 reviews)

"Cool place located near Nijo Castle and some good ramen spots."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 12, 2020

Kyoto Uraraka Guest House
Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
410-3 Shimomaruya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,981 reviews)

"This was my second time staying here. Great staff who were very helpful and friendly. Hotel is in a great location - downtown area and close to train stations. Rooms are small but that is typical of Japanese hotels. Very clean rooms and great amenities."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto
Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,651 reviews)

"Has everything you need from a business hotel. Great location and excellent staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto
Village Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
The price is CA $155 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,428 reviews)

"Very convenient location, clear, fair price. The only thing I don’t like this property is the hair conditioner."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

Village Kyoto
Hotel San Crane
3 out of 5
The price is CA $58 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,722 reviews)
Great hotel. A real value.

"Wonderful hotel centrally located to sites and transportation throughout the region. The room by far is the best and most comfortable in my four trips to Japan this year. I would highly recommend the San Crane to anyone tired of tiny rooms , rock hard beds, and little room to move around. I’d come ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 4, 2019

Hotel San Crane
Kyoto Hana Hostel
2 out of 5
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The price is CA $58 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (144 reviews)
Short and sweet

"Cute little place. Not as traditional as a lot of the other Ryokan options in Kyoto for around the same price in terms of the style. A very vanilla room in that sense. Staff seemed friendly enough and helped when they could"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 16, 2019

Kyoto Hana Hostel
Guest House & Hotel Shijo Omiya
The price is CA $95 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (202 reviews)

"It is very quiet. The property owner communicates very well."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 21, 2019

Guest House & Hotel Shijo Omiya
ibis Styles Kyoto Station
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,590 reviews)

"Nice place to stay. Clean and simple. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

ibis Styles Kyoto Station
Centurion CABIN & SPA KYOTO
2.5 out of 5
68-2, Tachiuri Nishimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,313 reviews)

"Tremendously safe and secured even if you are a woman and travelling alone! Women rooms are very spacious as well."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 3, 2020

Centurion CABIN & SPA KYOTO
nine hours Kyoto
1.5 out of 5
588 Teianmaenocho,Teramachi-dori, Shijo Sagaru,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4/5Very Good! (1,072 reviews)
Clean but not comfortable

"I froze in the showers because they keep all showers open and they are connected with each other through the public bath, which is NOT working (I have been here before like 6 months ago and it was not working also... so I suspect it never does). The "sanitary" ambient was oppressive in this visit, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2019

nine hours Kyoto
Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
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3.9/5Very Good! (1,645 reviews)

"Very clean, which was especially important as we stayed during the Covid-19 outbreak. Had a complaint one night about some noisy neighbours and hotel staff immediately came to sort it out for us. Great breakfast. Clean room. Quite a walk from Kyoto station, but really close to the main shopping street ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 28, 2020

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
Kyoto Plaza Hotel
The price is CA $70 per night
3.8/5Good! (222 reviews)

"( ) Location, friendly staff, clean room (-) Western style breakfast could have more of a variety"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

What is Kyoto like for travelers on a budget?
Kyoto has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market, this destination is home to Philosopher’s Walk and Mount Hiei, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Kyoto?
Based on reviews, Centurion CABIN & SPA KYOTO is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other options to stay on the cheap include Piece Hostel Kyoto and Guest House & Hotel Shijo Omiya.
What's the weather like in Kyoto?
The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual rainfall for Kyoto is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do in Kyoto?
Kyoto attracts visitors with its temples and historic landmarks, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. If you’re looking to enjoy the area’s natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Philosopher’s Walk, Mount Hiei, or Maruyama Park.
What's the best way to get around Kyoto?
The most convenient airport is Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 49.7 mi (80 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 24 mi (38.6 km) away: Osaka (ITM-Itami). Walk to nearby metro stations like Shiyakusho-mae Station, Sanjo Keihan Station, and Karasuma Oike Station.

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