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A-yado Gion Reviews

3F Sakura bldg., 244-2, Nakano-cho, 2 chome, Shinm, Kyoto, Japan

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87%

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1245 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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97%

Really great location by the old Gion district- we saw two Geishas just walking back in the evening. Close by bars, restaurants and temples, 15m to main station. Super clean and great blankets- provided privacy w/curtains on the bunks. Shower located in the female dorm. Gave a nice slice of bread for breakfast for free. Could purchase snacks, noodles and beer in the lounge

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Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you enjoyed our location. We think our location is one of the best in Kyoto. It is easy to go anywhere. Also we had a good time with you! Thank you!! we hope we will see you again!

94%

A-Yado was a great choice for Kyoto. Location was fantastic-- a few blocks away from the historic Gion district and not far away from the main strips of bars and and restaurants. Staff was amazing and helpful (shout out to Masa!) and the dorms were clean and even though packed with beds, had a sense of privacy due to the curtains. The lounge was nice. The owners stack the fridge and surrounding area with beer and snacks and you can take whatever you need and leave some money in a tin. A+.

  • 23rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for your comment. We are really happy to hear about that. Also we are glad that our service made your stay more comfortable. We hope we will see you again!

54%

Dorm is smelly and crowded. Staff is friendly. WIFI is very good.


89%

Really cool atmosphere in this hostel. There's always beer in the fridge and it's only 150¥

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Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you liked our atmospher. We think you made a good atmospher in this hostel. If you have a chance, please stay here again!

94%

Really had a great stay! Very clean, great location and friendly and helpfull staff!:)

  • 18th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you had a great stay here. Also we had a good time with you. Thank you! We hope we will see you again!

86%

I stayed here twice. Great location and a great vibe to meet other travelers. I would recommend it.

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Thank you for your comment. We had a good time with you twice. I hope we will see you again!

94%

This hostel is perfect to me. I can't find the word to express my experience. Thank you very much!!

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Thank you for your comment. We are very happy to hear about that. Also we had a good time with you. We hope we will see you again!

91%

Location was perfect, staff were very friendly and helpful, and although the hostel was small it was in good condition and clean. The locker was big enough for me to fit a couple valuable items, but anyone who wishes to lock up something larger (like a laptop) should be willing to either leave it in the dorm with other people or commit to carrying it around with them. Would definitely stay here again if I get the chance to come to Kyoto again.

  • 6th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • aoidaisy23
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for your comment. We are happy to hear about your comment. Well, if you want us to keep your laptop, we can keep it in our cabbinet. We hope we will see you again!

91%

Great price, small but plenty of people visiting. We would hang out in the morning and evening on the 5th floor, having a cup of tea or can of beer (stocked by the hostel, very cheap). Staff was top notch, really loved it!

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Thank you for your comemnt. We are happy that you seemed toenjoy your stay here. Also we had a good time with you. Thank you! We hope we will see you again!

89%

Great cheap hostel. The staff were very friendly and the cozy lounge and kitchen make meeting people easy. Everything was clean and the location is the best in the city. Right in the middle of the Gion District, with lots of restaurants, pubs, clubs, shops, and Geisha. There are a couple temples and a shrine really close by. There is a bike rental place very close; which, is the best way to get around to all the different temples, shrines etc.

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100%

Best location in Kyoto, great service, helpfull staff, super clean! A+++

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83%

unbelievable price. even in the winter, the inside of hostel is very warm. good place to travel.

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83%

nice location, kind reception, and perfect price!

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80%

Great little hostel in the perfect location. The common room was a great way for meeting other travellers too. Would recommend

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94%

Staff helpful and friendly. Place easy to be find.

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89%

Nice staff, clean hostel, good location and a nice lounge where you can meet people.

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100%

This hostel was perfect. Cozy, clean and with awesome staff that'll remind you of events and give you directions to anywhere, along with maps; they also sell bus passes. It's a 2min walk from Chioin bus stop, and easily found. Plus it's a 5min walk from Gion and the big shopping centre. There's a TV and a Wii for rainy days, along with manga and food to buy. The beds are very comfortable and the bathrooms are cleaned everyday. I would definitely return here.

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Thank you for your comment. We are very happy to hear your word "this hostel is perfect". We had a relly good time with you durling your stay. We hope we will see you again!

86%

i ask to staff something about kyoto so much but he doesn't angry just tell me kind.

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Thank you for staying our guest house. We are glad that our staff helped you kindly. We hope we will see you again!

97%

The location was really amazing in beautiful Gion where you can see geishas walking around all over! The staff was really nice and helpful. They even offered to let me shower and hang out after I checked out which I thought was really cool of them. There weren't big lockers for backpacks but there were small ones for valuables and the curtains between the bunks actually gave a great sense of privacy. Great place.

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Thank you for your comment. We are glad that you seemed to enjoy your stay here. Also we are happy that our service made your stay more comfortable. We hope we will see you again!!

86%

Clean, good localization ( in the eastern area, kyomizudera and yasaka temple are near), a pretty good place for u to stay in tokyo. The space that you have for luggages and bags is by the side of the bed. For the night, it stays just 20 min(by walk) from the biggest market area. If u rent a bicycle, u can go from the hostel to kinkakuji in 1h and 20 min. It is a wonderful city to know by bicycle.

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Thank you for your comment. We are happy that you seemed to enjoy in Kyoto. Our location is one of the best location in Kyoto. It is easy to go anywhere. We hope we will see you again!

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