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This is a lovely little friendly place to stay if you are on a budget in Kyoto. Clean , quiet and well run , the staff are very helpful and friendly. Close to the subway or a nice 20 minute walk to many of the...More
Super friendly and helpful staff. Private rooms so not a very social atmosphere, but all in all, no complaints. Great stay. We stayed in one of the private ryokan rooms and it was a nice spot. Easy to get around town and easy in and...More
Super helpful and informative people in Jiyujin. Whenever you leave the guesthouse, they will ask what we did yesterday and will provide helpful information on where are the must go places and how to go. Oh and they do speak english!
They also sell a...More
Brilliant. Extremely friendly hosts. They could not have been more helpful or polite. Very clear instructions on how to get there from the train. Can even rent a bike. If we visited Kyoto again would use.
Rooms clean with air con. Good range of maps...More
Highly recommend Jiyu-jin to any travellers looking for somewhere basic but clean, quiet and friendly to stay. I can't stress enough how nice the staff here were! They were extra friendly and really helpful, telling us about festivals and events going on in the area,...More
US$27 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.