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Stayed at J-Hoppers Kyoto for 4 nights in May 2014 in their Japanese style single room. I love that the hostel is really accessible from the JR Kyoto station and the bus interchange. The free wifi was also helpful. The room was awesome - good...More
J Hoppers is such a haven for backpackers. I stayed in all female dorm and LUCKY ME! I beat the single room for a night as I'm the only occupant in the dorm...as the other guests arrives, there's a curtain that gives you a privacy...sorry...More
I have the benefit of staying not only in the Kyoto branch but also at J Hoppers Osaka and J Hoppers Hiroshima. Overall:
1. Everything good you read about them are true
2. Unbeatable value for money and decent location
3. It's not perfect, nothing...More
Really enjoyed our stay here. We booked last minute and the staff were accommodating to our needs, even squeezing us in for extra nights. The staff were beyond helpful and so lovely!!! The location was good, there are hostels closer, but we were happy to...More
Location is 15 mins walk from central JR Kyoto line. It is just situated adjacent a main intersection.
I would commend on the hostel's professionalism. Upon arrival, I was settled in very quickly and in a very orderly manner: payment, general information, extra services. Also...More
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.