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bAKpAK Gion Hostel Reviews

2-244 Miyagawa Suji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan

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375 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 76%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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Fantastic hostel! Great location, spacious (for a Japan hostel), hot showers, clean and well heated room! And it's located at the heart of many tourist attraction. Best of all, very good and reasonably price! Best stay in Japan! :)


Conveniently located right near a metro station and the main nightlife district. I am 195cm and this is one of the best hostel bunk beds I've slept on.

  • 9th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great hostel, staff is very helpful. Location is very convenient.


Good location. Close to bars and nice spots to walk at night. Didn't see much of the staff.


Overall it was a good hostel... It was close to the train station, and just a short walking distance to a convenience store and a 24hour supermarket... Behind the hostel is a bike rental shop, which was so convenient if you want to explore Kyoto, because while most of the main sites are within walking distance... Walking from one area to another is kind of tiring. Having the bike shop and the train station and the supermarket close is a major plus!

  • 7th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Everything was good except mattress la who were incurved


Great location but the staff don't seem to eat much to do with the hostel. The reception has a glass shutter type thing which they don't open until check in time even though they are sat behind it all day. Not as clean as other hostels around the area but functional for a hostel. Price is good and location is probably one of its best selling points. With good station access and throwing distance of the main gion area


I stay here just one night.Here is perfect location and very nice staff(smile always).Another guest so friendly.Definitely reccomnended here.


Location was amazing and Gion is definitely a part of Kyoto you should see. Cheap hostel so good for one night.

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