Convenient And Affordable! The Best Hostels Around Kyoto - Updated 2024

Convenient And Affordable! The Best Hostels Around Kyoto - Updated 2024
Trip101 Editorial
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We all know that travelling can be expensive. Finding the perfect balance between expense and experience can be difficult when planning. Should I sacrifice going to a particular spot or having a delicious meal? For those who want to cut down on their accommodation costs, here are the ideal hostels around Kyoto you should select.

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 May 13, 2024.

Great inn at an amazing price! Guest House Na-No-Hana

Posted by on Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Guest House Na-No-Hana is a guest house exclusive to females. Popular with travellers on both business trips and vacations, it is a quiet and clean accommodation that promises safety. It is located about 10 minutes from the Karasuma Line/Tozai Line Karasuma Oike station.

Various plans are available in Guest House Na-No-Hana. One of them is the dormitory style room that can be as cheap as 3,000 JPY (29 USD)! Each bed can be covered with a curtain so privacy is maintained in this room. There are also private rooms provided which also come at a reasonable price of 7,000 JPY (69 USD). Basic amenities are provided too.

Located close to the train station and popular tourist spots, this is definitely a wonderful choice when travelling to Kyoto.

ゲストハウス菜の花 Guest House Na-No-Hana

Address: Kyoto-city, Nakagyo-ward Iseya-cho, 338

Access: 5-minute walk from Hankyu line Kawaramachi Station Exit 9

Contact: +81 75-241-7881

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Hotel Nine Hours Kyoto - the gorgeous capsule hotel

Capsule hotels are budget hotels in Japan where you will be provided with basic accommodation by sleeping in your personal “capsule”. Hotel Nine Hours Kyoto is a capsule hotel located near Kawaramachi Station and is one that specialises in providing a basic but great accommodation.

Shower and sleep are the most important factors when choosing a hotel and the stylish hotel certainly provides that. The lighting in the spacious “sleeping pods” is designed in such a way that it gradually gets dark when sleeping, and vice versa when waking up. This allows the body to get the most efficient sleep, allowing you to wake up refreshed.

Basic amenities are also provided, and the clean shower rooms and washrooms ensure a comfortable stay.

ホテル・ナインアワーズ京都 Hotel Nine Hours Kyoto

Address: Kyoto-city, Shimogyo-ku teramachi street Shijo under Le Teianmaeno-cho 588 (see map)

Access: 2-minute walk from Hankyu Kyoto Line Kawaramachi station, 15-minute walk from Yasaka Shrine

Contact: +81 75-353-7337

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nine hours Kyoto

Address: Shimogyo-ku Teramachidori Shijokudaru Teianmaenocho 588
1.82 km (1.2 mi) from Kyoto Tower

The interactive guest house: K’s House Kyoto (from USD 29)

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Posted by K's House Kyoto on Friday, 7 December 2018

K’s House Kyoto is a popular guest house amongst backpackers and tourists. The rooms in K’s House Kyoto are available in several styles - dormitory style, private rooms (single, double and twin) and deluxe double rooms. There are also Japanese-style rooms available.

K’s House Kyoto is designed just like an ordinary house in Japan - going back to the hostel feels almost like going home. The lounge in K’s House Kyoto has sofas and dining tables, making it a great place to spend time with your friends and even other guests.

Zen Café, located on the first floor of K’s House Kyoto, serves international breakfast and desserts such as apple pie and pancakes too. It is a café and bar and there is alcohol available as well. One of the recommended dishes is the “Kyoaka Jidori Teriyaki” set where you can enjoy delicious Kyoto chicken together with miso soup, rice and side dishes. K’s House Kyoto is unlike a business hotel or capsule hotel - staying there feels almost like staying at home.

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K's House Kyoto -Travelers Hostel

8.6 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Shimogyo-ku Dotemachi-dori Shichijo-agaru Naya-cho 418
565 meters (0.4 ft) from Kyoto Tower

Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Heating Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi Air conditioning

Enjoy Kyoto at a cheap price! Capsule Ryokan Kyoto (from USD 25)

Capsule Ryokan Kyoto

Capsule Ryokan Kyoto is a capsule hotel located just 7 minutes from Kyoto station on foot.

At Capsule Ryokan Kyoto, each room has 8 capsules. The simple design of the rooms is based on Japanese-style rooms and basic amenities are available as well. The shower rooms there are also clean.

In addition, you can experience a taste of Japan when you stay at Capsule Ryokan Kyoto. From 3:30 pm to 9 pm every day, you can try out the traditional Japanese costume, Kimono, for free in the hotel. This is a great chance for you to take a travel photo!

It is a popular capsule hotel amongst tourists due to its location and reasonable price so make sure you reserve your place early!

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Capsule Ryokan Kyoto

Address: Shimogyo-ku Tsuchihashi-cho 204
539 meters (0.4 ft) from Kyoto Tower

Convenient and comfortable: The Lower East Nine Hostel (from USD 11)

The Lower East Nine Hostel
Source: 古都の U助

The Lower East Nine Hostel is located in a building that was built during the Taisho era (year 1912 to year 1926). It is within walking distance from Kyoto station and even closer to the Karasuma Line Kujo station.

Opened recently in October 2015, the rooms in this hotel are presented in a dormitory style. Various types of rooms are available, including female-only rooms for 12 people, mixed rooms for 8 and rooms for 4 as well. The double decker beds are not just there for sleeping - they are part of the Lower East Nine Hostel design which gives the rooms a spacious feel. Basic amenities such as towels and soaps are provided, as well as communal shower rooms and washrooms. Of course, there are also private rooms available in The Lower East Nine Hostel.

On the second floor of The Lower East Nine Hostel, you will find a living and dining room where you can enjoy a wonderful time interacting with your friends and other guests as well. The Kyoto tower can also be seen from the windows! The café and bar in the hotel serves various drinks and sweets. Beer and wine are also available at night.

The Lower East Nine Hostel

Address: Kyoto City, Minami-ku, Tokujo MinamiKarasuma-cho 32

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Affordable yet fantastic

Safety and comfort are perhaps the most important factors when choosing an accommodation - and these hostels certainly provide them. Regardless of whether you are travelling alone or with friends, these hostels will provide you with minimal but accommodation of sufficient quality to allow greater spending on other parts of the trip!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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