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Tomato Kyoto Station Reviews

135, Shimizu, Siokoji-Horikawa-Nishi, Shimogyo, Kyoto, Japan

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211 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 69%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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The staff were really nice, the bathrooms were fine, but the beds were super uncomfortable and the place didn't feel so clean as we have got used to in Japan. It's was fine but I wouldn't go back unless I was out of other options


Very helpful and nice staff. Practical place if one are planning to travel out from Kyoto with the JR pass a lot since it's really close to Kyoto Station.


The staff were extremely kind and thoughful. They offered to loo after my bag even though I was a few hours earlier than expected.


Strong points: close to main station, cheap price Negative points: No smoking area, no entertainment As just a place to take shower and sleep, this hostel is good

  • 29th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Staff were very friendly and helpful. the hostel was clean and comfortable and good for money!

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Thank you guys:) I enjoyed talk to you guys when you were checking in ;) ARIGATO!!!


Stayed for two nights, slept really well in the dorm. Also enjoyed the common room a bit. Good location near the railwaystation and good bike rentals nearby.


It's a clean hostel where staff is so kind,but time of check in is poor, only in the evening. It would be better 24 hours.and beds are very uncomfortable.


Very affordable Hostel and close to Kyoto Station where you can take a bus to many of the sites. Staff are welcoming, the facilities are clean and is in a safe area. As much as you will be enjoying Kyoto you really don't need to much for a place to stay.

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