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Backpackers Hostel K's House Kyoto

418 Nayachou, Shichijo-agaru, Dotemachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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91%Rating

  • 91%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

Backpackers Hostel K's House Kyoto is located less than 10 minutes' walk from JR Kyoto station and is about 20 minutes' walk to the Gion District. Hostelworld guests frequently praise this clean and modern hostel's 'friendly and cosy' atmosphere and the 'incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and friendly' staff who 'are willing to take the time out to help you get to wherever you want to be and will even Google Map and help book places.' We like their rooftop terrace with a view over the city. It's no wonder this was rated the best large hostel chain at the 2011 Hoscars!

Property Information:

We are located in central Kyoto, only nine minutes’ walk from JR Kyoto Station. Our aim is to provide a clean, cosy and friendly inexpensive stay in Kyoto for all you global travellers.

We’ll do our best to make your stay in Kyoto as comfortable and memorable as possible. We wish to offer travellers an opportunity to meet other travellers in a cosy environment, allowing them to exchange cultural experiences and make new friends.

We offer a variety of rooms for an affordable price and comfortable stay in Kyoto. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning. Some of our rooms are Japanese-style tatami rooms, while others include a TV. All of our twin rooms have bunk beds. Check out our room types below for more details.

Our individual shower rooms are available 24hrs a day.

We have a spacious communal tatami lounge with free Wi-Fi; there’s also a fully equipped guest kitchen, a communal TV room (with BBC), a terrace with picnic facilities and a rooftop terrace with great views over Kyoto.

It’s movie night every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday!

Facilities include English newspapers, a tourism information board, free coffee and tea, bicycle rental (700yen/day) and laundry facilities (300yen/wash and dry).

Guests can also borrow the iron, ironing board, foreign adaptors, guide books, alarm clocks, padlocks and iPhone charger for free!

Our travellers’ cafe and bar, Zen Cafe, is open from 8am to midnight. It’s located on the ground floor. All alcoholic drinks cost 390yen and we have beer, cocktails, sake, wine, soft drinks, coffee, tea and more.

Our all you can eat buffet breakfast is available every day from 8:00am to 12:00pm and only costs 780yen !

Our friendly English speaking staff will be keen to help you with any tourist information you need.

Our hostel is located near Kyoto station and within reach of the Higashiyama area (Kiyomizu-temple, Gion district, etc) and downtown. Within walking distance of here you'll find restaurants, convenience stores and ATMs.

K's House hostel chain was voted the Best Large Hostel Chain Worldwide in 2011 by Hostelworld.com customers! And K’s House Kyoto was voted the best in Japan and Asia at the 2012 Hostelworld.com Hostel Awards!

Check out our sister hostels across Japan, also listed here on Hostelworld: our brand-new K’s House Takayama, K's House Ito Onsen, K's House Tokyo Oasis, K's House Tokyo, K's House Hakuba alps, K's House Mt.Fuji and K's House Hiroshima.

Please note that children aged six and under are not permitted to stay in the dorms.
Best For: Families, Young Travellers

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  • Backpackers Hostel K's House Kyoto says

    I think what makes us special is that we really try to provide a quality experience for our guests. We have movie nights every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and we have tons of items available to rent for free from reception, including iPhone chargers, padlocks, guidebooks, adaptors, DVDs and games (cards, Uno, board games, etc).
    I hear from our guests a lot about what they like about our hostel, and it's our clean rooms with self-locking doors, the friendly staff and the cross-cultural experience of meeting other guests in the spacious common lounge.
    Our hostel is suitable for all types of travellers, from solo travellers to families to groups.
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  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    This is honestly the best hostel I've ever stayed in. It was extremely clean. The double room was pretty large with an amazing view of the city and a full western bed that was made. Whenever I stay in a hostel, I don't keep high expectations, but this FAR exceeded any. I would actually recommend this over a hotel any day.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 25-30
  • Latest Review

    This was the biggest hostel I have ever stayed in! The facilities were fantastic and the location was great. We stayed in a private double room and had no complaints. The staff was also very helpful. On top of all of that, it is in one of the greatest cities I have ever traveled to! I will definitely be staying there again!
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      Anonymous, USA, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


Hostel Awards

  • 2014 Hoscar Winner
  • 2nd
  • Best Small Hostel Chain
  • 2013 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Continent Winners Asia
Hoscar Nominations
  • Nominee 2013
  • Worldwide Large Hostel
  • Nominee 2012
  • Worldwide Medium Hostel
  • 2014 2nd Best Small Hostel Chain
  • 2013 1st Continent Winners Asia
  • 2013 1st Country Winners Japan
  • 2012 1st Best Large Hostel Chain
  • 2011 1st Hostel Chain

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Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.




Backpackers Hostel K's House Kyoto Located at 418 Nayachou, Shichijo-agaru, Dotemachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
Backpackers Hostel K's House Kyoto
Japan
Kyoto 418 Nayachou, Shichijo-agaru, Dotemachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku
91% 5805
34.9899144 135.7648479
Backpackers Hostel K's House Kyoto
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