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J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House Reviews

51-2, Nakagoryo-cho, Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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932 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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Amazing place to stay, great staff very close walk to Kyoto station or the subway down the street. Definitely worth renting a bike to ride around Kyoto, its very flat. Private room was very clean all the time

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Thank you very much for your lovely message! We are so glad you stayed with us in Kyoto and also looking forward to your next visit very much. Arigato gozaimasu!


Taking subway from the Kyoto Station would be a better way to the hostel. Other then there is only stairs in this 5-storey building.

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Thank you very much for your stay with us. It is about 10 minutes walking from Kyoto station. But it is also reachable by subway from Kyoto station. Unfortunately there is only stairs in our building. Thus all of us are willing to help carrying your luggage. Please feel free to ask us! Arigato gozaimasu.


It was nice place

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Thank you so much. We hope you had a good time here. Cheers :)


Great place. Thanks. :-)

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Thank you very much for staying with us. We hope to see you next time.


As all the J-Hoppers guesthouse, the one in Kyoto is insanely clean and comfortable. You can't go wrong staying there. It's 5 minutes away from the JR station and there are bus stops around the guesthouse that brings you everywhere.

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Thank you for your great comment! We clean with love always :) See you hopefully soon !!!


Nice hostel on the whole. The only two shortcomings are some of the staff - do not even say hello - and the location - quite far from the main temples if you, as me, like walking (apart from To-ji temple, a gem). For the first, wait for the helpful ones, for the second, rent a bike (500 yen per day... Fair price).

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Grazie mille per lasciare il tuo comment. Mi dispiace che no possiamo parlare tanto e no ti sei sentito bene... Speriamo di divertirti tanto il tuo viaggio :)


Excellent hostel - my first time staying in a hostel and it was a very pleasant experience. Great staff that were very friendly and a nice communal kitchen area that ws great to chat and get to know people in.

  • 25th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you so much for your lovely comment. We are glad to hear that you had a great moment in our common area with amazing guests! Please come back anytime, we are looking forward to your next visit.


Needs a lift, especially if you are on the 5th floor

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Thank you very much for staying with us this time. And we apologize for the inconvenience. We are happy to help to bring your luggage. Looking forward to seeing you again. Thank you.


Cleanest hostel i've ever seen !

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We appreciate your compliment! Looking forward to seeing you again :) Arigato Gozaimasu. 

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