Hostel Kyotokko (ex Kyoto Cheapest Inn) Reviews
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Nice place if you are looking for something cheap. From the JR train station is really easy to get here by bus. Breakfast included and good security (free lockers).. Just try to follow their indications about time (check in especially) for not paying extra money. Good and helpful staff.
It was a good and easy stay. All I need and wanted was a place to shower and sleep and this fit the bill. It was one of the cheaper places I found but if you are a backpacker than you should be more than satisfied. Also, there was bread and coffee in the morning thrown in so that was one less worry and I could just start my day. Internet worked the whole time so I was happy. I stayed in the big dorm and meet some really cool travelers.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Nice location near the bus stop, a lot of nice supermarkets and I could walk and reach a lot of important sightseeing sites by feet. The common room isn't very big but it has a nice atmosphere and it was good for meet new people! Code to enter the hostel, lockers in the dorm, clean enough, bike rental and free breakfast which was a nice thing to me! ah! and a nice rooftop to chill at the end of the day. I had a really nice stay there! Good value for money for sure!
This hostel should have kept its former name, "Kyoto's Cheapest Inn", as it is more honest about what you'll find. It's just cheap, in the worst sense of the word. Everything feels unpleasant, the toilets stink, the bathrooms are tiny, ugly, and look dirty. And I'm not a fastidious dude. The location is not great either. I've stayed in much better places in Japan for the same price. Also the internet connection sucks, most people couldn't connect. At least the staff was helpful and kind.
Showers are not clean but they do the job! Location isn't great it took us a long time to find it and to get a bearings once we were there. Atmosphere isn't fantastic as the kitchen and common room are both in the reception. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the free breakfast is very nice. Internet comes in and out depending on where you are, best reception is in the "common area". As a hostel it does the job for the price you pay!
Nice and cheap hostel, altough not the most beautifull. Good common room and good chances to meet people.
I stayed at this hostel as a last resort since everything else was booked in Kyoto. Though I can't say I had a bad experience at the hostel, it wasn't a great one either. It's pretty far from the city centre and the dorms aren't that great. One good thing about this place however is the rooftop patio. Other than that this was a very mediocre hostel.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
The room was nice and quite big as well. There were a lot of cupboards, they provided towels and there also was a tv. They also provide free breakfast. The elevator could only be used for moving large suitcases, the stairs were on the outside of the hostel. It's not that close to the JR Nijo station (10-20 minutes walking), but there are bus stops in the street very close by.
Worst directions ever to the hostel. They make you pay for a map and to leave your luggage. Deposits for everything. Wifi doesn't work Really dirty beds The showers are in the living room where everyone eats breakfast and are behind some curtains and there are only 2 showers The bedroom was also a storage area for the hostel Positives: free breakfast
I liked this place a lot for its rooftop garden! Nice view from up there. Staff is friendly, breakfast is good, bathrooms are clean, beds are comfy, location is great near Nijo castle. Deffo a good place to stay in Kyoto.
Overall good. Facilities are good but not appropriately displayed. For so many beds, rooms remains spacious.
This place has all the character of a dried apricot. And they charge for left luggage.
Short walk to the subway. Super close to the bus and market. Beds are basic but I slept fine. WIFI was great from dorm room. All showers and sinks are on main floor.