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Featured Hostels in Kyoto

TSUGU Kyoto Sanjo by THE SHARE HOTELS
2 out of 5
75 Masuyacho Nishiiru, Sanjodori Yanaginobannba, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥5,091 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Teramachi Street and Nishiki Market. Kawaramachi and Pontocho are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)

"Nice location with access to multiple modes of transportation, shops, and restaurants. Very large, comfortable bed. Helpful and pleasant staff."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

TSUGU Kyoto Sanjo by THE SHARE HOTELS
WeBase KYOTO - Hostel
2 out of 5
436-1 Iwatoyamacho Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥4,033 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nishiki Market and Kyoto Tower. Nijō Castle and Sanjusangendo Temple are also within 2 mi (3 km). ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (78 reviews)

"Great service, friendly and multilingual staff, the lounge area is comfortable, cool, spacious and accentuated with great art. There’s a good amount of resources for the neighbourhood and the region. Highly recommend staying there."…"

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2020

WeBase KYOTO - Hostel
Piece Hostel Sanjo
2 out of 5
Nakagyou-ku Tominokoji Sanjo-kudaru, Asakura-cho 531, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Shijo Omiya and Kyoto University are also within 1 mi (2 ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (450 reviews)

"World class hostel!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

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WISE OWL HOSTELS KYOTO
2 out of 5
96-1 Nishikujo Ikenouchicho Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥11,500 per night

Located in Minami, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto TERRSA, Kyoto Tower, and Toji Temple. Kawaramachi and Kyoto Aquarium are also within 2 mi ...

WISE OWL HOSTELS KYOTO
Hostel Ginkakuji
1 out of 5
Jodoji 58-2, Nishida-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥1,309 per night

Located in Sakyo Ward, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto University and Philosopher's Walk. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Kawaramachi are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (23 reviews)

"Staff behavior was excellent. Kitchen was stinking. Bathroom shared. Not good."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Hostel Ginkakuji
Shiori An - Hostel
2 out of 5
339 Kagiya-cho, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥1,653 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple, Kyoto Tower, and Nishiki Market. Kawaramachi and Shijo Omiya are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (169 reviews)
Excellent Hostel With Private Room Options

"I really love this hostel and have stayed there 3 times over the years now. The location is very convenient since you can easily walk to Kyoto Station and there's also bus and other train stations even closer. I especially like the private room options here which are perfect for solo or group traveling. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Shiori An - Hostel
K's House Kyoto - Hostel
2 out of 5
418 Naya Cho, Kyoto-fu, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥2,809 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Sanjusangendo Temple and Kyoto Tower. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are also within 1 mi ...

4.3/5Excellent! (440 reviews)
A good, safe, affordable, and convenient hostel

"Great common room, a couple fridges and lots of shelves to store your own food and plenty of dishes and cookware provided. Free coffee and tea too. Breakfast is basic, I never bought preferring to get convenience store sushi for the same price down the street, but $3 is unlimited coffee and toast, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

K's House Kyoto - Hostel
utsuwa Designed Hostel
1 out of 5
8-86, Honmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥3,545 per night

Located in Higashiyama, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sanjusangendo Temple, Gion Corner, and Kiyomizu Temple. Fushimi Inari Shrine and Nijō Castle are ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (75 reviews)
Designer Hostel

"Nice Hostel in quiet area of Kyoto. Great showers and nice vibe."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

utsuwa Designed Hostel
KYOTO TSUKIUSAGI - Hostel
1 out of 5
4 Ishidamorihigashi cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Fushimi, this hostel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Daigoji Temple and within 6 mi (10 km) of Fushimi Inari Shrine and Kiyomizu Temple. Sanjusangendo Temple ...

3.9/5Very Good! (21 reviews)

"All the facilities were nice. The only problem I had is the noises other guests made while I staying in the hostel. It has thin wall between the rooms, I awakened in the middle of the night because the other guests were talking in the next room."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

KYOTO TSUKIUSAGI - Hostel
Miyagawacho Hanakanzashi- Hostel
1 out of 5
Shinmiyakawacho, Nishigomoncho, 462, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥1,999 per night

Located in Gion, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kenninji Temple and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)

"For the price I can't really complain, great location and clean bed, roof over my head for the night."…"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

Miyagawacho Hanakanzashi- Hostel
Kyoto Morris Hostel
2 out of 5
133-1 Umenokicho Nakagyoku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kiyamachi Street and Kyoto University. Nishiki Market and Pontocho are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Would definitely recommend !

"The best hostel I’ve stayed at! The place is super clean, the staff are lovely and the breakfast was perfect. Would definitely recommend to all travellers :)"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Kyoto Morris Hostel
Guest House Oumi - Hostel
2 out of 5
19-11 Nagamoto-Cho, Nishinokyou, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥2,478 per night

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Shijo Omiya, Nijō Castle, and Kawaramachi. Nishiki Market and Kyoto Imperial Palace are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"I highly recommend Guest House Oumi. The surrounding neighborhood is very quiet and it's a 5 min walk away from Nijo station which is very convenient. Tonii-san, the main operator of the guest house, was incredibly friendly and hospitable towards me and the other guests. I asked to switch beds in ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

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Other property types in Kyoto

ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
4 out of 5
Nijojo-Mae Horikawa-Dori, Nakagyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥6,612 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,207 reviews)

"Low season, good price, excellent view of nijojo Castle."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
3 out of 5
555, Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥4,132 per night
4/5Very Good! (853 reviews)
Great location - would stay again for location

"This is our second APA hotel that we've stayed at so far. Nothing that really caught my attention honestly other than the amazing location. I'd stay at this hotel again especially for the location. Literally, the Yasaka shrine is less than a block away. One tiny thing was that it felt a little dusty ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
4 out of 5
1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥8,428 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,020 reviews)

"Muy buen hotel, cuartos bastantes amplios, todos equipados. Desayuno bastante completo y bueno"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Kyoto?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Kyoto, one of the 130 hostels here might be a great choice for you. By choosing a hostel you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your stay. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its temples and monuments.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in many different forms, but they all have a few qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social atmosphere, and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Kyoto?
Based on reviews from our customers, these hostels in Kyoto have positive ratings: TSUGU Kyoto Sanjo by THE SHARE HOTELS - Located within a 5-minute walk of Nishiki Market. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels, free toiletries, and hair dryers. Utsuwa Designed Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Tofukuji Station and Shichijo Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find towels, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms. Hostel Ginkakuji - Located within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto University and Philosopher’s Walk. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as laundry facilities. You’ll find showers, hair dryers, and desks in all rooms. WISE OWL HOSTELS KYOTO - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Toji Station. Property features include free WiFi and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels and lockers. WeBase KYOTO - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Shijo Omiya. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as laundry facilities. You’ll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather like in Kyoto?
The weather can be important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual rainfall for Kyoto is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do in Kyoto?
In general, Kyoto is known for its temples, flowers, and monuments. Major attractions include Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market, and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Get out into nature with places like Philosopher’s Walk, Mount Hiei, and Maruyama Park. Cultural attractions include Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, Kyoto International Manga Museum, and Kyoto Art Center.
What's the best way to get around Kyoto?
You can fly into the closest airport, which is Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.), 49.7 mi (80 km) away. Another option is Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 24 mi (38.6 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Shiyakusho-mae Station, Sanjo Keihan Station, and Karasuma Oike Station. To check out more of the area, take a train from Sanjo Station, Jingu-marutamachi Station, or Kawaramachi Station.