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Hostels in Kyoto, Japan

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Popular hostels in Kyoto

Discover well-known properties in Kyoto that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 5,768 hotels in Kyoto and price data was last updated on 29 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in Kyoto is $35/night.
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256-2, Motoryogaecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, R Star Hostel Kyoto is within walking distance of several attractions in the local area. It also provides complimentary Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
1895 reviews
Location
1.3 km from city centre
21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-Cho, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
9.2
Excellent
1861 reviews
Location
2.6 km from city centre
391-2 Motomachi, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan
Ryokan Hostel Gion provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a concierge.
Free Wi-Fi
8.7
Excellent
1268 reviews
Location
0.7 km from city centre
165 Ebisu-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
This Kyoto hostel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Higashiyama Station. It offers garden views and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
9.2
Excellent
704 reviews
Location
1.6 km from city centre
460 Timber-Cho, Higashi-in, Kawahara-Cho, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
8.5
Excellent
501 reviews
Location
2.0 km from city centre
Nakagyo-ku Nishinokyo Nagamotocho 19-11, Kyoto, Japan
Offering 4-star accommodation, Guest House Oumi is conveniently situated in Central Kyoto. It also offers free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
9.3
Excellent
665 reviews
Location
2.5 km from city centre
74-16, Arashiyama Kamikaidocho, Kyoto, Japan
Less than a 20-minute walk from Randen Saga Station, Mulan Hostel offers guests a convenient base while visiting Kyoto. It also offers bicycle rental, an express check-in and check-out feature and a concierge.
Free Wi-Fi
9.1
Excellent
187 reviews
Location
7.8 km from city centre
449-2, Hachikencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Less than 20 minutes' stroll from Gion-Shijo Train Station, Shiki Shiki Higashiyama provides guests with an ideal base when visiting Kyoto. Guests can also make use of free wireless internet throughout their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
7.5
Good
397 reviews
Location
1.2 km from city centre
Ukyo-ku Saiinsanzocho 22 2nd Floor, Kyoto, Japan
Located in Central Kyoto, this guest house provides good value accommodation. It is surrounded by a variety of dining options and is moments on foot from Sai Station.
Air conditioning
4.4
Okay
110 reviews
Location
3.1 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Kyoto

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Kyoto. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Kyoto:$35/night
Cheapest price found:$13/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
$20 - $96
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$24 - $82
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Kyoto hostels

Browse through properties in Kyoto that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 5,768 properties in Kyoto and data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Some of the best Kyoto hostel options as decided by our users. Learn why these hostels were rated among the best by reading user reviews.
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709-3, Uematsu-Cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$31
Avg. per night
Nakagyou-ku Tominokoji Sanjo-Kudaru, Asakura-Cho 531, Kyoto, Japan
0.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$29
Avg. per night
65-2, Masuya-Cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$62
Avg. per night
30-3 Higashimarutacho, Kyoto, Japan
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$29
Avg. per night
152 Nishiyaoyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$40
Avg. per night
22-5 Chudoji Yabunouchicho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$1,078
Avg. per night
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$32
Avg. per night
418 Naya Cho, Kyoto, Japan
1.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$23
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Kyoto, Japan

Discover affordable stays in Kyoto that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Kyoto can be found for as low as $17 per night. There is currently one property in Kyoto that can be booked for this price. Haruya Umekoji is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Kyoto. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hostels available in Kyoto for the selected dates. If you have flexibility with arrival and departure, use the search form to compare prices for other dates.
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1-12 Wakicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$17
Avg. per night
96-1 Nishikujo Ikenouchicho Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$17
Avg. per night
370-1 Rokuban-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$19
Avg. per night
2F, Saga Hirosawa 28-3, Minamino-cho, Kyoto, Japan
6.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$21
Avg. per night
45-2 Nakamachi, Goshonouchi Nanajyo, Kyoto, Japan
3.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$21
Avg. per night
Ukyo-ku, Uzumasa, Nakayama-Cho 29, Kyoto, Japan
6.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$22
Avg. per night
15, SujakuShokaicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$22
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in Kyoto

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Kyoto to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Kyoto at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
hostels located in the Kyoto area sorted by price and hostel class. For added insight, we've also noted the most popular and best value hostels within each hostel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
256-2, Motoryogaecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Ukyo-ku, Uzumasa, Nakayama-Cho 29, Kyoto, Japan
3 stars
3 stars
Nakagyou-ku Tominokoji Sanjo-Kudaru, Asakura-Cho 531, Kyoto, Japan

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Other accommodations in Kyoto

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Kyoto, Japan
1.8 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$85
Avg. per night
27 Yamatocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$126
Avg. per night
80 Mikura-cho, Nishiiru, Karasuma Sanjo-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
0.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$68
Avg. per night
Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
0.8 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$1,349
Avg. per night
701 Ebisu-Tyo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$75
Avg. per night
34 Nanzenji Fukuji-Cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
2.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$210
Avg. per night
467 Nishitachibana-cho, Kyoto, Japan
1.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Spa
$372
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Kyoto

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Kyoto to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 29 May 2024.
Whether you're visiting Kyoto for leisure or business, utilize the map to find hostels close to your ideal location. You can find more information on a particular hostel within the map by clicking on its name.

Facts about staying in Kyoto

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Kyoto to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 29 May 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kyoto?

    $35 per night is how much hostels in Kyoto cost, on average. $14 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $26 per night or less is a good deal. Kyoto hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with November being the most expensive month to book, and in July being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in Kyoto?

    Piece Hostel Kyoto is the best Kyoto hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Piece Hostel Kyoto has a rating of 9.2/10 from 1,861 reviews.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Kyoto closest to Kyoto Station?

    Piece Hostel Kyoto is the most popular hostel in Kyoto that’s close to Kyoto Station (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 0.4 km from Piece Hostel Kyoto to Kyoto Station. While there may be other hostels near Kyoto Station, Piece Hostel Kyoto is highly rated (9.2/10) by 1,861 users.

  • 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.

  • Does Kyoto have hostels with “Kitchen/kitchenette” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, there are hostels in Kyoto with “Kitchen/kitchenette” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 16 hostels have the “Kitchen/kitchenette” amenity in the Kyoto area. Piece Hostel Sanjo is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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