Hostels in Kyoto, Japan

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Grids Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi Hotel & Hostel
599 Nishidaimonji-Cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.3 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, only a five-minute walk to Nishiki Market. Guests can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi.

Piece Hostel Kyoto
21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Piece Hostel Kyoto is located in Kyoto and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is set amongst a variety of dining options and is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto Train Station.

Sakura Terrace The Atelier
8.3 Excellent
1-1, Higashikujo, Kitakarasuma-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 201 reviews
8.3

This Kyoto hotel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Kyoto Train Station. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan
8.2 Excellent
256-2, Motoryogaecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.3 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 610 reviews
8.2

Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, R Star Hostel Kyoto is within walking distance of several attractions in the local area. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

Seibido Inn
204, Nishikodocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.9 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in Central Kyoto, Seibido Inn is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Honno-ji. It also provides free wireless internet.

The Lower East Nine Hostel
32 Higashikujo Minamikarasuma-cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.1 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Kyoto Train Station, The Lower East Nine Hostel offers guests a convenient base while in Kyoto. It also provides complimentary wireless internet.

Ryokan Hostel Gion
8.8 Excellent
391-2 Motomachi, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan
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0.7 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 498 reviews
8.8

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Kawaramachi Railway Station, Ryokan Hostel Gion provides guests with an ideal base when in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

Hostel Mundo
7.5 Good
596 Tenbin-Cho Shimodatiuri Agaru, Kyoto, Japan
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2.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
GoodBased on 36 reviews
7.5

Hostel Mundo is located in Kyoto and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Guest House Taiko-Ya Bettei
170, Kameyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, Guest House Taiko-ya Bettei is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the area. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and bicycle rental.

Kyoto Hana Hostel
8.2 Excellent
229, Akezu-Dori St., Kogawa-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 536 reviews
8.2

Kyoto Hana Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It is close to the area's tourist hot spots and is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto Train Station.

Tips for booking hostels in Kyoto

Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Kyoto:$38/night
Cheapest price found:$10/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$18 - $85
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$16 - $84
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Kyoto hostels

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Len Kyoto Kawaramachi
8.8 Excellent
709-3, Uematsu-Cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in Central Kyoto, Len Kyoto Kawaramachi is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Kennin-ji. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

2
Piece Hostel Sanjo
8.9 Excellent
Nakagyou-ku Tominokoji Sanjo-Kudaru, Asakura-Cho 531, Kyoto, Japan
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0.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel is a 10-minute walk to Ponto-cho, Nishiki Market and Honno-ji. Guests can also make the most of complimentary internet in all areas.

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Hostel Niniroom
8.6 Excellent
30-3 Higashimarutacho, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Hostel Niniroom is set in Kyoto and is close to local sightseeing spots, such as the Heian Shrine. Guests can also make the most of complimentary internet access.

4
Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse
8.2 Excellent
568 Nakanocho Bukkoji-Agaru, Kyoto, Japan
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0.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It also offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a rooftop terrace.

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Kaede Guesthouse
465-2 Senshouji-Cho, Simogyou-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.9 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, Kaede Guesthouse is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the area. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and bicycle rental.

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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
563-11 Bairincho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel is located in Kyoto and offers free Wi-Fi. It is situated a brief stroll from Hoko-ji Temple and Toyokuni Shrine.

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Rak Kiyomizu
8.2 Excellent
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Within 20 minutes' stroll from Kawaramachi Railway Station, Rak Kiyomizu offers guests an ideal base while visiting Kyoto. It also provides bicycle rental, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

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K's House Kyoto - Hostel
8.6 Excellent
418 Naya Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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1.9 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in Central Kyoto, the hostel is a short stroll to several local attractions, including Sanjusangen-do and Kyoto Tower. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a rooftop terrace and bicycle rental.

Cheapest hostels in Kyoto, Japan

Haruya Higashiyama
7.9 Good
542-4 Furukawa-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

HARUYA Higashiyama is located in Kyoto and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is minutes on foot from Sanjo Railway Station.

$17
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Guest House Ga-Jyun
9.4 Excellent
165 Ebisu-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

This Kyoto hostel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Higashiyama Station. It offers garden views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

$18
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Shizuya Kyoto
8.5 Excellent
460 Timber-Cho, Higashi-in, Kawahara-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, Shizuya KYOTO is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a swimming pool.

$18
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Gojo Guest House
8.9 Excellent
3-396-2 Gojobashi Higashi, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated a short stroll from Kawaramachi Railway Station, Gojo Guest House offers guests a convenient base while in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

$19
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Bird Hostel
10.0 Excellent
190 Joshinyoko-Cho Nakgayo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.3 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Located in Central Kyoto, Bird Hostel is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including the Kyoto International Manga Museum. It also offers bicycle rental, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

$19
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Kyoto Morris Hostel
133-1 Umenokicho Nakagyoku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Located in Central Kyoto, Kyoto Morris Hostel is a short walk to several local attractions, including Honno-ji. It also provides free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

$25
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Guest House Kingyoya
9.3 Excellent
243 Kanki-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Guest House Kingyoya is located in Kyoto and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and bicycle rental.

$25
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Guest House Oumi - Hostel
9.5 Excellent
Nakagyo-ku Nishinokyo Nagamotocho 19-11, Kyoto, Japan
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2.5 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Offering 4-star accommodation, Guest House Oumi is conveniently situated in Central Kyoto. It also offers free Wi-Fi.

$26
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Hostel prices in Kyoto

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Facts about staying in Kyoto

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kyoto?

    $38 per night is how much hostels in Kyoto cost, on average. $10 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $25 per night or less is a good deal. Kyoto hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with December being the most expensive month to book, and in February being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Kyoto?

    Piece Hostel Sanjo is the best Kyoto hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Piece Hostel Sanjo has a rating of 8.9/10 from 730 reviews.

  • Should I stay in a Kyoto hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to Kyoto on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in Kyoto offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.

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