10 Bed And Breakfasts In Kyoto, Japan - Updated 2024

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If you hear of Japan, and you immediately start thinking of majestic Buddhist temples, serene landscapes, bold colored Shinto Shrines, and well-groomed gardens with Zen atmosphere, then it is certain that you’re portraying Kyoto. It is Japan’s largest city and the old capital of the country that served once as the emperor’s residence. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan, Kyoto has plenty to offer. Visit one of the city’s numerous temples, join bar-hopping and/or food tours, take Instagram-worthy clicks, and try Kaiseki-ryori, a semi-gourmet, and artistic approach to Japanese seasonal cuisine. Our selection of bed and breakfasts in Kyoto will help you explore the city without breaking the bank while experiencing the Japanese culture at its best! Keep scrolling!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 07, 2024.

1. Gallery Nozawa Inn (from USD 89)

Gallery Nozawa Inn is located 25 minutes by walking from Kyoto Station, an area that has been highly rated by the previous guests. Every room features a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and a private toilet, while bathrooms are shared. Free toiletries and a hairdryer for your use, are provided. Luggage storage within the property is available as well. Guests can taste Asian, Japanese-style breakfast made from seasonal ingredients, and take sips of well-made coffee, according to the latest reviews. Non-smoking and family rooms are available, as well as a shared kitchen and a beautiful garden for you to roam around. Remember to check-in using the free WiFi which is available throughout the property. Pets are not allowed.

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Gallery Nozawa Inn

Wifi Available

Address: Shimogyo-ku Yakuencho 151
2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Nijō Castle

Parking Pets allowed Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Ironing service Internet services Safety deposit box

2. Kyoto Uraraka Guest House (from USD 99)

Kyoto Uraraka Guest House is an affordable choice for those interested to discover Kyoto’s history and monuments, with the nearest bus stop being only a minute away. The rooms are bright and airy throughout and tastefully decorated with neutral colors. Each of the rooms comes with a fridge, a flat-screen TV, and a working desk. The en suite bathroom features a bath and a hairdryer. Complimentary breakfast with a variety of freshly baked bread and coffee is served daily. The guest house also offers bicycle rental, tickets for attractions and/or shows, and tickets for public transport, all with surcharge. Heating, vending machine, fax and photocopying services, electric vehicle charging station, and a shared lounge, are also provided.

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Kyoto Uraraka Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: Kamigyo-ku Marutamachi dori Chiekoin Higashi iru Kitaiseya-cho 740
451 meters (0.3 ft) from Nijō Castle

Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Lift Cycling Heating Fax/photocopying Luggage storage

3. Guest House Goettingen (from USD 32)

Set in a perfect location, Guest House Goettingen is near to almost everything you’ll possibly need during your stay. From touristic attractions and bus stations to grocery stores and dining options. Continental breakfast with fresh fruits, coffee, and a variety of pastries is served daily at the property. The communal spaces include a lounge area and a kitchen for your meals. Each room is equipped with a desk and a flat-screen TV. Other amenities include a private bathroom with hot tub, balcony with city views for some of the units, and a 24-hour desk ready to share with you suggestions for the city and the nearby area. Heating, laundry, and dry cleaning are also among your options.

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Guest House Goettingen

Address: 277 Nishihashizumecho
698 meters (0.5 ft) from Nijō Castle

Laundry WiFi available in all areas Physical distancing in dining areas Non-smoking rooms Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities WiFi Available Internet services CCTV in common areas

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4. Kasuian (from USD 267)

Kasuian is perfectly located in the Nakagyo Ward district of Kyoto. This bed and breakfast gives easy access to numerous monuments and public transport stations. The rooms are carefully curated and sparkling clean, and they all come with WiFi, flat-screen TV, wardrobe, air condition, a patio, and a private bathroom. The bathroom is fully equipped with everything that you possibly need, including a toothbrush, while the kitchen features a wide range of utensils, from stove and kettle to wine glasses. Kasuian also offers a variety of wellness facilities, like hand and foot massage, body and facial treatments, make-up and other beauty services, as well as massage with additional charge. Your pets are welcome to follow.

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Wifi Available

Address: Nakagyo-ku Tatedaionjicho 735
808 meters (0.6 ft) from Nijō Castle

Parking Pets allowed Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Internet services

5. Kamo River Kiyomizugojo (from USD 13)

The charming Kamo River Kiyomizugojo is great for two travelers, families, or business trips. The rooms of this bed and breakfast in Kyoto, are clean, spacious, simple, and impeccably functional. The amenities in every room consist of air condition, en suite bathroom with hairdryer and bathrobes being provided, washing machine, electric kettle, wardrobe, flat screen TV, and a computer for your use. There is free WiFi, available in all areas. Kamo River Kiyomizugojo also offers a vending machine for drinks, a designated smoking area, and luggage storage with surcharge unless there are different arrangements. One child under six years can stay free of charge if occupying the existing beds.

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6. Japaning Hotel Toji (from USD 92)

Set in a central district of Kyoto, Japaning Hotel Toji is only 15 to 20 minutes of walking from Kyoto’s main station. The property features, among others, air condition, heating, lift, designated smoking area, and hot tub. All rooms have a balcony, a kitchenette fitted with a microwave, stove, kettle, and a fridge, as well as a private bathroom. WiFi is available for free in the hotel rooms. Note that pets are not permitted. The multilingual reception will assist you with public transport tickets and luggage storage.

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7. West Avenue Saiin (from USD 14)

Guests of West Avenue Saiin constantly give excellent rates to the property’s staff, commending them as very friendly and polite. They also recommend the property for a good two-person trip accommodation. The reception speaks both English and Japanese and offers storage for your luggage with an additional charge. Non-smoking and family rooms are available, while the WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge. Your four-legged friends are not allowed.

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8. Machiya Hotel Yanagi (from USD 184)

Interested in the rich culture of Kyoto? Machiya Hotel Yanagi gives easy access to a variety of touristic attractions like the Nijo Castle, the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, or the Kyoto International Manga Museum, all within 3 to 5 km (1.8 or 3.1 miles). All the guest rooms have a seating area, sockets near to beds for extra convenience, and a private bathroom with a bath, and complimentary toiletries. Terrace, dining area, alarm clock, tours and/or classes for the local culture with an additional fee, private check-in/check-out, and private entrance are also available. The entire property is wheelchair accessible, and a big array of facilities for disabled guests is offered, like adapted bath, and toilet with grab rails.

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Machiya Hotel YANAGI

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Sakyoku Saiinkami Imadacho 18-12
1.6 km (1.0 mi) from Nijō Castle

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services

9. Kyoto Yoko and Akira Guest House (from USD 46)

Situated in the area of Nakagyo Ward in Kyoto, this guest house is only 600 m (1969 feet) away from the famous Nijo Castle. It features cozy, soundproof, and air-conditioned units with wall-to-wall carpeting, and free WiFi. This bed and breakfast is highly rated for its very comfy beds. In every room, you can find a flat-screen TV, and a small kitchenette equipped with kitchenware, a fridge, a washing machine, and a microwave, and a private bathroom. Laundry, tour desk, free bicycles, daily maid service, and a terrace are also available. Up to one kid below the age of six will stay free of charge if extra beds are not required.

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10. Suminagi Shinpontocho (from USD 32)

This is a luxury bed and breakfast in Kyoto, ideal for travelers who wish to explore Kyoto’s scenery, and history, as well as the traditional temples. Every room has a desk, a comfy sitting area, microwave, electric kettle, and a fridge. The front desk offers storage for your luggage, and there is a limited number of free bicycles, irons, and rice-cookers, available for rent. WiFi, family, and non-smoking rooms, terrace, laundry, and a lift, are available as well.

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Ready to take the trip

Everyone will agree that Japan is a must-see destination for every aspiring or experienced traveler. Kyoto on the other hand with its rich culture, the beautiful colors, and the serene landscapes, promises laid back vacation, and cultural activities for everyone. These beautiful bed and breakfasts will be the perfect shelter for you to rest after the busy days around the city. See you in Kyoto!

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