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Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is top (10 min.) from the central station, 5 min from a real supermarket. Walkingdistance from some great places without taking bus or Subway. Staff will give you a warm welcome. Showen, wc....top.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Tour club offers a semi-traditional with a modern twist of staying in Japan. The facilities and amenities as well as the location are excellent. Due to delayed flight, we arrived in Kyoto later than expected. I have notified the hostel well in advance that we are arriving late hence they offered to give me direction of self-check-in. They even, left...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This charming budget guest house has a really friendly and helpful manager/receptionist who speaks great English. The staff have given a lot of thought as to what a backpacker or budget traveller would need - so there is lots of information available on cheap places to eat nearby and local sights as well as practical things like kettles, free tea...

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Oxford
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were lucky enough to get the family room on the second floor by booking sufficiently far in advance. This had its own shower and small basin and was large enough to comfortably accommodate a family of four. the a/c worked well even though it was 38 degrees outside. The owner is very helpful and speaks very good English. There...

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CapsuleRyokan, マネージャー at Tour Club, responded to this review

Dear OxfordStrasser, We are glad you had a great time at Tour Club Kyoto. It is a relief to hear that you could cope with the heat of this summer, as this summer was exceptionally hot. Thank you for taking the time to post a review, and the team look forward to having you with us again on your next...

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Very close to the Kyoto Station, bus stations and all the stores you need. The living room and zen garden is very Japan, sometimes with plum wine and sake for guests to try. The staff speaks fluent English and is always willing to help. We booked a three-people room and even got an additional sink and a shower room. You...

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CapsuleRyokan, マネージャー at Tour Club, responded to this review

Dear GloriaWen, Thank you for your review! Pleased to read about your stay – and you make a good point about being able to enjoy some Japanese traditions here. We hope to welcome you back for another holiday here. All the best, Toshi

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Really helpful staff, great room with a nice additional sink and cups. Great information pack with things to do. Common room is set up in a great way for socialising with other guests and there is also a laundry facility. The staff are one of the most important features as they are very helpful and the information booklet is extremely...

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CapsuleRyokan, マネージャー at Tour Club, responded to this review

Dear Explorer20000, Delighted to read about your comment! That nice experience you had in the common room is something other fancy hotels cannot offer, so we are glad to know that you were in the right place to enjoy your holiday. Kind regards, Toshi

Serbia
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This hostel is good, average facilities for Japan standards, but i rated it very good because of location, and price. Just under 10 minutes from the main Kyoto JR and subway station, and walking distance from three great temples. You can reach most of Kyoto attractions with local buses, and daily bus pass of 500 yen really pays up. Bus...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The owners cater very well for all guests whatever nationality. Rooms clean, everything works. Free wifi, laundry available, kitchen, common room. Only minutes from Kyoto railway station and all the amenities.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I have never stayed at a hostel before. The owner was very attentive. There were detailed recommendations for the restaurants around it. We had a great time trying out some authentic Japanese food and dining experiences near the Tour Club. We stayed in the Quad Family room with the 4 of us; it had a private bathroom inside.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

More than your standard backpackers fare. Tastefully decorated, 10 mins away from Kyoto station, wishin half hour of all of Kyoto's sights. I had a huge private tatami floored room, with a balcony and English tv too (never used it). Toshi was great with restaurant recommendations and their map was super useful. Would gladly revisit.

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Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a hostel, please do not expect luxury. Our ensuite are small and without daily-maid because we focused on providing basic ensuite rooms for the price of youth hostel dormitories in Kyoto. We offer cheaper dormitory too. If you need more than the basics, we cannot meet your needs. However, we provide best value for money, such as zen garden, Japanese lounge, free kimono-try, wifi and information book. ... more   less 

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Address: 362 Momijicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8345, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: $31 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“The private room with private bathroom on the 2nd floor is a better alternative to a hotel for budget travellers.”
 of 5 bubbles 761stanleyk, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Silence room, free coffee and black tea, and free of kitchen facility”
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“Mine had a ensuite.”
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“We had a double room with toilet-shower attached, very quiet !”
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“This property is smoking free.”
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