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J-Hoppers Kyoto Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2013

A decent guesthouse with the exception of some factors. It is located at an intersection near Kyoto Station (approx. 10-15 minutes walk). The location is good, but there is not much to see along the way. It can also be a bit of a hassle to reach for those carrying luggages due to the uneven and slanted sidewalk. As for...

3Thank yeongji
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This hostel is only 15 minutes walk from Kyoto station. It is very clean with friendly & helpful staff. The kitchen is well equipped & there is a clothes washing machine & drier. There is a TV in the sitting room ,it has free wifi & computers with internet access in the reception area. There are several supermarkets closeby. I...

3Thank Richard M
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Close to the station, staff are really fluent in English, they are also so kind. I remember having multiple changes in my booking since I had several schedule changes too but they were patient enough to accommodate me. This is also a nice place to meet new people, I have new friends now thanks to J-HOPPERS! :)

2Thank thequeenej
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Around 10 mins walk from the Kyoto station if you out from the correct exist. Everything is great expect for no elevator when we stay on the 5th floor ( Japanese style twin room) . Bathroom only available on 2nd and 3rd floor so there was some exercise everyday. Very friendly staff, load of stuff can be borrow for free...

3Thank myfiona
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Very close to JR Kyoto Station. Cozy place and cheap. Large living room and kitchen. No elevator. Japanese style single rooms available. Very clean and comfortable and well located. Subway station very close to the hostel. Also bus stop is close but few bus lines available.

2Thank Jhvx
Paris, France
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Close to the station, so very convenient if you arrive at the JR station. The place is nice and clean, beds are comfortable, you have PC's connected to internet on the groundfloor. The staff is very professional, providing you with all the information you need but I didn't find them particularly friendly contrary to what is said in other reviews.

2Thank Marie_Sj
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 4 June 2013

First time to Kyoto staying in dorms experience mixing with people from otehrs parts of the world and J-Hopper provide a good opportunity. The place are clean, free internet and a big Kitchen with TV and English Channels location is great, walking distance to Kyoto Train Station, Sub Way and Bas station Staff are friendly and helpful provide alot of...

1Thank Riven K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Reviewed 24 May 2013

We had an amazing time in Kyoto and J-Hoppers was my home away from home for the 4 nights we spent there. It was very comfortable and clean in the 8 bed mixed dorms. Everyone was very kind and knowledgeable about the area. It was right across the street from a nice family restaurant and was one block over from...

2Thank LanceTrahan
Reviewed 19 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in a 8 bed dorm (¥2500 a bed a night). The first night other sleepers were opening our curtains. Because every bed has curtains for privacy. Then the next morning one member of the staff opened the curtain... Really weird night. But that was the only downside. The common space is big and you have...

2Thank Patriesh
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 8 May 2013

J-hoppers definitely living it up to its reviews! Stayed for 6 nights in female dorm. Really big bunk beds with medium-sized lockers in the room itself. Cleanliness was top-notch and the distance for bus stop and kyoto station fairly nearby. Staff were helpful in pointing us in the right directions. Overall, very good stay!

1Thank Vani V

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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The first J-Hoppers guesthouse in Kyoto of Japan was founded by a trans-continental motorcyclist in 2002. It's an 8 minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. There are many important historical sites such as Toji Temple or Fushimi-Inari Shrine. The nearest bus stop is right in front of this hostel , which is on the quite convenitnt bus route to access to other major sights such as Kinkakuji, Kiyomizudera or Gion. ... more   less 

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: $23 - $103 (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”
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.”
AngelaKongWS, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dorm rooms had good privacy”
Jjam85, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Book early if travel in group, so can stay in a same dorm.”
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!”
563iaina, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
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