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Guesthouse Jiyu-jin

59 reviews
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Room & Suite (21)
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  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Excellent choice for solo travellers looking for a middle point between a crowded hostel and and lonely Hotel. It has the possibility to talk to others travellers while keeping the privacy and security(individual rooms). The staff is nice and friendly; gives you a map with...More

Thank Hideo T
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, especially kind, informative and caring staffs. Even if one does not know Japanese, communication with the staffs are no problem due to their english level is very good. Clean room and facilities.

Thank Kahoo P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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

Thank dgl1979
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Jordan P
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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

Thank Beng C
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$31 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$31 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (21)
Dining (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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
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"Just one washing machine, keep an eye on it"
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"if you travel with not more than 4, book for the Japanese Style room as you will share room with stranger in..."
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"Get a Japanese room for your own if you travel with 2 or more friends."
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"they offer japanese style room as well as rooms with normal bed, choose on the website and email them through..."
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