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Sparkling Dolphins Inn Kyoto Reviews

Kamigoreicho 56,Higashi Kujyo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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216 Total Reviews
  • 61%Value For Money
  • 53%Security
  • 65%Location
  • 59%Staff
  • 47%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 52%Facilities

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It was an ok hostel for one night, but too small for such an amount of beds.

  • 7th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovenia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It's a pretty standard hostel really, it's pretty well-run though. Beds a tad uncomfortable but I still got plenty of sleep.


Horrible and probably worst experience. No one was at the reception when I arrived or no one would answer the phone so I basically wasn't able to stay.


Absolutly is not hostel!


Toilet broken down and yet still didn't make any effort to fix it. I don't think they cleaning much the everyday too. they also turned off the light after 11 PM, which i think not necessary because we might want to stay around in the living room reading books, browsing, etc that didnt make noise yet we have no choice but to go back to our (dark-dorm) room. Breakfast also not really provided, as on my 3rd day no butter at all.They should replenish it on daily basis. Dryer machine also not working


Won't stay at this hostel again. We have no choice when we booked this hostel because everything is full booked except this hostel. Luckily we only spent 1 night here. The bidet toilet is not working, the bath is not clean. The room is very narrow. No locker for store your valuables. They turn off everything at 11 P.M. And the bed is very hard and not pleasant to sleep on!

  • 2nd Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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