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Small World Guest House

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“Nice and cheap Japanese style hotel”
18 Sep 2017
“Unique ”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guesthouse is nice to experience a stay in Japanese style with small price, comparing to others in the same style. It is a bit far from tourist attractions but there is a bus stop that will take you directly to Gion and about 10...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a unique experience, unlike other hostels. It is a renovated old Japanese house giving it a charming quality. It's in a good location for the bus service which is much better than the trains in Kyoto. Would have given it 4 stars...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

It was nice to stay in this place. I felt like I was back on time and living in a old japanese house. Clean and organised. Very good location. It was a little hard to find it, but someone helped us. Love it the living...More

Thank GSam_13
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The place rescues the traditional experience of Kyoto, the owners were very kind and supportive, they even show us the neighborhood. The place is not located in the center but it has access to different bus stations.

Thank Alexiscabanetos
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I stayed at this hostel because I was interested to live in a traditional Kyoto townhouse that hasn't changed much in centuries. And in that regards, this place certainly meets expectations. As soon as you turn down the alley where this guesthouse is located, you...More

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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Northern Kyoto
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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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"The review is for the Family room. I think the dorm rooms have bunk beds so they are completely different..."
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"Suite room with air conditioner and fouton."
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