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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check-in: Smooth! I arrived way before check-in but they checked me in away; however, my bed would be ready later because it was still not cleaned up after the guest before me. They let me leave my stuff. Staff: Was nice and helpful! Room/bed: Very clean, you have to make your bed when you arrive, put the pillowcase on, the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This guest house is near station but around 10 mins walk. Entire building is j-hoppers guest house. They have separate as well as common dormitory. Mostly you will find foreigners here. Rooms are clean and comparatively specious. In Female dormitory there are 6 beds, lockers and mirror. They have common toilet and bathroom with hot and cold water. Toilet and... More 

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Whittier, California
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91 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House is easily accessible from Kyoto Station. I rented a bike near the station and it only took me about 5 minutes to ride to the hostel. There is a 24 hour 7-11 right across the street which is great for ATM, and basic goods. The staff was helpful and everyone I met was able to communicate... More 

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Outer Banks, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at J-Hoppers Kyoto. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and English was readily available (though not a big factor to me). You can purchase a one-day bus pass from the front desk, which is very helpful as there is a bus stop right across the street corner. The hostel itself is about 10-15 min... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The personnel spoke a very good English. For every 3 days stayed in the hostel you receive a gift from the Hostel (different activities for free). Bunk beds not very comfortable (because it was moving), but they were large enough to put your personal bag close to you. 15mins on foot from the Train station, but about 20 mins from... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Close to JR Kyoto station and many convinience stores and izakaya around there, it's a good place in terms of budget. Amenities are very good, two pc's, free wifi, a kitchen and a living room. Only problem is that there's no elevator and the stairs are very steep.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Good for the price paid. Shared bathroom but clean. Near from Kyoto station and easy to find food. Very nice and helpful staff, they gave me directions to Kyoto best places. Satisfied for backpack hotel.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Almost everyone arrived at Kyoto Station when visiting Kyoto. J-Hoppers Kyoto is just few mins walk from there. Living room is spacy and cool. There are also tatami room in the 5th floor. Bath and Shower rooms are clean and nice. Bus stop to Kiyomizudera and Gion is just across the street, so does 7Eleven.

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Caen, France
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I spent 6 night because ofLocation very good just 8 minutes from kyoto station . So easier to take the train for a daytrip ( because kyoto is around 1 or 2 hours of train to go to other city )The staff is awesome , feel like at home. And dorms are very clean and we have a lot of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Conveniently connected with Kansai Airport Bus to Kyoto Avanti (in front of Kyoto Station), and walk for 15 minutes to reach the hostel. Could take bus from the other side of the road to Kiyomizu & Gion area, directly (without changing bus). The hostel is clean, as usual, the Japanese standard. No lift / elevator. We left our 28" luggage... More 

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.
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Additional Information about J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

Address: 51-2 Nakagoryo-cho Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8027, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Southern Kyoto , Kyoto Station
Price Range: $28 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House 1.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Be there at check-in to be able to choose a lower bed”
 of 5 bubbles mayonnesse, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 51 (5th floor, Japanese style) is further from the roadside, so it is less noise in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaKongWS, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dorm rooms had good privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Jjam85, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book early if travel in group, so can stay in a same dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles SimonKajang, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't be put off by the dorms. I thought privacy might have been an issue, but with the curtains around each bunk, you certainly don't feel any anxiety about being in a dorm!”
 of 5 bubbles 563iaina, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
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