In and out buses to get to the temples and Gion festival but ok for a hostel and friendly enough. Self check-in was a bit weird.
Nice and clean guest house. The room was spacious.
Lovely little house with a beautiful garden in one of the most beautiful areas in Kyoto.
Excellent experience all around. Highly recommended.
At check-in, I was not informed shower is only open from 6PM - 11PM and 6AM - 10AM. So, I woke up late next morning and took a shower at 11AM. The next day, I did the same at around 10AM. There was a cleaning lady and I asked if I can take a shower. Then, out of no where an older lady rush in and ...
Hotel was quite nice. Easy enough to get to and free shuttle to Kyoto station was good. The problem is the hotel has very thin walls and you can hear talking from the rooms next door as well as noise from above and below. The laundry service is very expensive so they should have self use laundry ...
Philosopher's Walk is located in a culturally-rich area of Kyoto known for its temples and interesting historical sites. Kyoto is home to 1845 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.
You can choose from 13 hotels and accommodations within a mile of Philosopher's Walk, including these picks:
While you're in town visiting Philosopher's Walk, you can discover everything there is to see and do within a few miles of the area.
Nomura Art Museum, Kyoto University Museum, and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kiyomizu Temple, and Nijō Castle are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can watch performances at Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, Kyoto Kaikan Concert Hall, and Samurai Kembu Theater if you're interested in local theater.
Kyoto University and Kawaramachi are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out Nishiki Market, which is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Philosopher's Walk, or make a stop by Kyoto Tower, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) away.
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