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Khaosan Kyoto Guest House Reviews

568 Nakanocho, Bukkoji-agaru, Teramachi-dori, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan

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89%

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2568 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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89%

Great value clean hostel in a good location. Very close to subway and bus stop for easy access to explore the city. Can walk around Central and Gion area easily from here. Nice room although a bit small. Great showers and clean bathrooms. Staff were extremely helpful at giving directions and tips for navigating the bus routes. Lots of great eating options nearby too.


86%

Great location and friendly staff. The rooms (bedrooms, bathrooms, lounge) were all in excellent condition and the kitchen was well stocked. I would stay here again. Just a note, when you take the train and use exit #3, the narrow street is actually a uturn to the left, don't cross the street and go straight down that narrow street.


97%

Best location and easy to meet friends here.


83%

This place is value for money. Location was fantastic, it was very clean definitely a place I would go back again.

  • 24th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

I stayed there for one night and when i want to sleep at the midnight. Just found out the plug for my charger didn't work. At 5J bed number 5. No staff there bcause it's already 1.30am.


100%

A wonderful and friendly place to relax after traveling! Rooms are spare but quite functional, the showers and toilets immaculate and nice! The common area on the fourth floor is a great place to meet people! Highly recommended!

  • 21st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

Hostel was very clean and staffs were kind!!! I had a great time in Kyoto with Khaosan


86%

Good stay, perfect location, near Gion and bus station! Only problem, we couldn't sleep because one guy in the room snored all night long. Not the hostel problem though, but if you can pay a little more for a private room go for it! It's worth it. Everything else excellent!


97%

This hostel was very very good, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the beds are really comfortable. I stayed in the 10 bed dorm, and there's enough space for you and all your things. The bathrooms were always clean and the showers are nice with a lot of space in them too. The best part was all the information they offer you about the area and how central it is to many attractions and good city vibes. They give you a small gift when you leave which was lovely. Definitely will come again


86%

The location is great and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The room/bed was really comfortable, and there were HUGE safety boxes in my room. There was shampoo and body wash in the showers which was great. This hostel has a lot of traffic, so the atmosphere among the guests was not super friendly, and the kitchen/living room area can get a little crowded. The place has a no shoes in rooms policy, but there weren't enough slippers to wear instead - which was a little annoying.


91%

Superb staff. Great location.


86%

A nice place to stay. But if the hostel can offer some salt and pepper in the kitchen for cooking, I will appreciate much more . In the room every thing put on the floor,hope you can set a cabinet.

  • 14th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

The reception staff were wonderful and the location is perfect, had a fab time :-)

  • 13th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Met some great people here and the hostel is well located in kyoto and so easy to get around the city with the information the guest house provides.


91%

Hostel is quite good. Have stayed here twice now and have not been disappointed yet. Met some really good people staying at the hostel.


71%

Washroom facilities a bit far from our rooms and not enough in view of the number of rooms.


100%

Amazing location, very social lounge area and fantastic staff! You'll find it hard not to have a great time here, easy waking distance to the Theatre bar too where a great night is guaranteed!


100%

My wife and I have a pleasant stay with helpful staff and clean room and environment.


97%

Great place in a great location. Friendly and attentive.


100%

The rooms were very nice and spacious and the facilities were great. 10/10


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