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Khaosan Kyoto Guest House Reviews

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

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90%

Rating
2428 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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94%

Walking distance to shopping maket. Not too far from subway station. Excellent location! and value for money.


100%

Loved staying here. Comfortable beds, privacy curtains in dorms, spacious rooms. Location is prime - right in the center of Kyoto. Staff is INCREDIBLE. Wow, so nice and helpful. One of them even helped me book a temple in Koyasan because I was having trouble navigating various Japanese sites. The lounge/kitchen/living room area is large, well-arranged, and well-equipped. No complaints - highly recommended!


69%

Odd smell in the rooms, the walls between rooms are too thin.. i could literally listen to next room mobile phone conversation, the showers facilities are decent but its hard to adjust to right temperature for showing.. its either too hot or too cold. Please improve on the air ventilation in the rooms so you guys could remove the foul/odd smell in the rooms.


80%

great atmosphere and good location. staff all friendly and helpful. not to far from shrines and would have to say that the photo idea for the location is the best i have seen used and recommend that style of directions be used more often.


83%

great place to stay for a few nights. Met some people but had some pretty awkward conversations in the common room. The place was clean, the room we had was great just that there were not enough places to hang our washing with the hooks. Staff were friendly and gave us good directions.


91%

Excellent hostel for a stay in Kyoto.


83%

Great location, clean, but very noisy. Walls are like paper, you can hear everything. And common room is actually a lounge/bar open until late. Great for socialize but if after a long day you wanna rest, forget it. You won't sleep before 1am.


86%

Everything is wonderful except that the room is a bit smelly (bearable though). We think that the air conditioner might be the cause. Other than that, the overall experience is great! =D

  • 12th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

I enjoyed staying here, location excellent, the staff all can speak good english, and many people from many countries gather here, so we can make many friends Sadly, the room dusty, we dont get our personal slipper (imagine you share slipper with many of people you dont know), toilet doesnt have toilet sanitizer (imagine you sit on toilet where many person sit on there before). I'm not hygiene freak, but i feel uncomfortable

  • 10th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Great hostel, great, helpful staff. Great location - close to gion district with some temples, buses, shops and nijo castle


100%

Really enjoyed my stay, you can meet so many people from every corner of the world in a real chill atmosphere, the living room is hard to leave since it's so cosy, it's near everything in Kyoto and the employees are always wanting to help you (plus their english is perfect). And you can stay in for free as a staff member for a really good deal (see conditions on the website). :)

  • 7th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

The room is very small with a view on a building wall ... We can heard all noises from others rooms from 5h30 AM ! We found better hostel (same type) for same prices However the position of the hostel was good

  • 6th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Place was great! Good Location and friendly people :)

  • 6th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

This hostel is great, they offered free food (I don't think it's a regular thing) and it was very easy to meet people. No negative remarks about this hostel!


100%

I loved this hostel. Excellent value for money in a fantastic location. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Even though rooms are small the beds and pillows were ultra comfortable - always slept well. I would definitely stay here again.


94%

Definitely will stay here again. The hostel location is unbeatable. But i hope they will add rest rooms and showers especially in dormitory area.


86%

I am very satisfied when I stay khaosan guest house. Especially with the staff, they are friendly and welcome ;)

  • 4th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great location, facilities and very nice staff!


83%

Continue with the good work.

  • 2nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse is a really friendly place. The staff are helpful and speak good English. The facilities are clean and well-presented. The whole place is bright and cheerful and seems fairly new. There is an elevator making travel between floors a breeze. There is a hang-out spot on the 4th floor with a kitchen, dining table, TV, couches, large floor cushions and 5 PCs. We used this facility everyday because of the lift :)


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