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bAKpAK Gion Hostel Reviews

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

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358 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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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.


Great hostel with helpful staff and comfortable beds.


Stayed here one night and can't really complain too much. I arrived early and wanted to leave my luggage in the luggage room, but it turns out there isn't one, just the front room. Only three showers for the whole hostel is a bit of an issue.


Best staff !!


This hostel is in an amazing location, right next to the tube and great access to a selection of buses and in an area wi many tourist sights. The owner was very friendly and we had a great free sausage and beer night with him and other people staying at the hostel. The rooms are cool and very spacious, we had a great time here and would definitely recommend it :) thank you so much!!!


3 showers for the whole hostel, one toilet on each of the floors. The front door always seemed to be ajar, and our dorm room's door didn't lock automatically, and even swung open sometimes. Only a few minutes walk from the beginning of Gion, though...


A very nice hostel with a great and very helpfull staff! Located very close to Gion where all the geisha work. It's also close to a lot of temples and shrines. I would definitly recommend this hostel to anyone visiting Kyoto!

  • 15th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Norway
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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