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J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very cosy, and kept spotless. Excellent crashing-out kitchen area with all the necessary facilities and free tea/coffee. Staff spoke good English and were friendly, and if you stay 3+ nights you get a free gift. Lots of information on things to do in the local area.

Thank Helen P
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Quite a walking distance from Kyoto Station, but still walkable. Staff are great and friendly, there is common room where you can meet other traveller. Rooms are clean and nice. Don't forget to ask the stamp card, for every night spent in Hiroshima Hana/J hoppers hostel in other city they will give you stamp that can be exchanged every several...

Thank adrianusprima
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We loved staying here! The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful, also I've never seen the staff of a hostel clean as much as these guys did. Every morning the whole hostel was cleaned thoroughly, even vacuuming under the sofa cushions and cleaning the windows. We had a triple room and it was clean and comfy, the kitchen/lounge area was...

Thank 19flyer91
Depok, Indonesia
Reviewed 19 December 2016

few hundred meter from kyoto station. This place was so cozy, safe and clean. Good location, just few meter from bus stop and convenience store. They have big common room attached with kitchen on 3rd floor. Staff was so helpful and nice. You can buy kyoto daily bus pass at receptionis.

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Check-in: Smooth! I arrived way before check-in but they checked me in away; however, my bed would be ready later because it was still not cleaned up after the guest before me. They let me leave my stuff. Staff: Was nice and helpful! Room/bed: Very clean, you have to make your bed when you arrive, put the pillowcase on, the...

Thank mayonnesse
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This guest house is near station but around 10 mins walk. Entire building is j-hoppers guest house. They have separate as well as common dormitory. Mostly you will find foreigners here. Rooms are clean and comparatively specious. In Female dormitory there are 6 beds, lockers and mirror. They have common toilet and bathroom with hot and cold water. Toilet and...

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Whittier, California
Reviewed 30 June 2016

J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House is easily accessible from Kyoto Station. I rented a bike near the station and it only took me about 5 minutes to ride to the hostel. There is a 24 hour 7-11 right across the street which is great for ATM, and basic goods. The staff was helpful and everyone I met was able to communicate...

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Outer Banks, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at J-Hoppers Kyoto. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and English was readily available (though not a big factor to me). You can purchase a one-day bus pass from the front desk, which is very helpful as there is a bus stop right across the street corner. The hostel itself is about 10-15 min...

Thank peaceloveelina
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The personnel spoke a very good English. For every 3 days stayed in the hostel you receive a gift from the Hostel (different activities for free). Bunk beds not very comfortable (because it was moving), but they were large enough to put your personal bag close to you. 15mins on foot from the Train station, but about 20 mins from...

1Thank AnnaBxl
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Close to JR Kyoto station and many convinience stores and izakaya around there, it's a good place in terms of budget. Amenities are very good, two pc's, free wifi, a kitchen and a living room. Only problem is that there's no elevator and the stairs are very steep.

Thank Jhvx

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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The first J-Hoppers guesthouse in Kyoto of Japan was founded by a trans-continental motorcyclist in 2002. It's an 8 minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. There are many important historical sites such as Toji Temple or Fushimi-Inari Shrine. The nearest bus stop is right in front of this hostel , which is on the quite convenitnt bus route to access to other major sights such as Kinkakuji, Kiyomizudera or Gion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

Address: 51-2 Nakagoryo-cho Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8027 , Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $23 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Be there at check-in to be able to choose a lower bed”
mayonnesse, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 51 (5th floor, Japanese style) is further from the roadside, so it is less noise in the morning.”
AngelaKongWS, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dorm rooms had good privacy”
Jjam85, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book early if travel in group, so can stay in a same dorm.”
SimonKajang, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't be put off by the dorms. I thought privacy might have been an issue, but with the curtains around each bunk, you certainly don't feel any anxiety about being in a dorm!”
563iaina, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
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