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Kyoto UTANO Youth Hostel Reviews

29 Nakayamacho Uzumasa Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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118 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 64%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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Overcharged for my son but the gentleman working the counter realized that and came and fixed that. Thank you!

  • 25th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Everything is perfect !


I wouldn't really classify Utano as a "youth hostel." While my boyfriend and I were there, most of the beds were taken up by large families with many small, screaming children that their parents saw no need to control. The kids often stayed up until at least midnight, shrieking, banging around the hostel, tearing through the hallways and running in and out of both gender's bath facilities. As the dorm room doors are extremely thin, we got absolutely no noise buffering by being inside our rooms.

  • 31st Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Everything was excellent except the curfew of the hostel.

  • 21st Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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