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2-244 Miyagawa Suji Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan Map Send to a friend

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bAKpAK Gion Hostel

2-244 Miyagawa Suji Higashiyama-ku

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet

Important Information

FAQ & Information

Is the curfew in the hostel? No curfew

Do you take credit cards & paypal payments ?
No we accept only by cash,

What is your cancellation Policy?

Cancellation Policy (Based on our Reception business hour in Japan Standard Time)

: -No charge for cancellations or modification 3 days or earlier prior to your arrival date.

* Cancellations or modification 2 days prior to your arrival date. -50% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification 1 days prior to your arrival date. -100% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification on your arrival date. -100% of the first night + 50% of the second night (in the case you book more than 2 nights) rate shall be charged.

* NO SHOW -If we could not confirm your arrival by 22:00 , we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% of the amount of your booking.


Do you have age restriction? At least 10 years old

Do you provide breakfast service?
No, but we do provide free tea and coffee, Kitchen Area, Fridge to put food and drink in. 24 Hour Supermarket is next door selling ready made food like sushi, tempura, and other delicious food prepared fresh daily. Buy Beer and all kinds of Western Foods: Cereal, Toast, Spaghetti, Pizza, Soup, Drinks, Etc. The coffee shop next door serves Western Style Breakfast and Lunch Menu of popular local Japanese lunch specials.

Do I have to bring my sleeping bag or linen?
No, you don't need to bring a sleep bag or linen they are all provided for free at no charge.

Can i share single room with someone else?
Sorry no, If you want to share your room with some one then you need to book a double room or a twin room.

How do I make a reservation?
Online booking ,e-mail your request, phone , or send a Fax and our staff will make the Reservation for you.

Do you accept large group reservation? Yes we do accept reservations for groups!

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**All the room is shared toilet and shower with other guest.

Welcome to bAKpAK Gion Hostel, Kyoto, Japan!

Funky, friendly and fun hostels by backpackers for backpackers!

Centrally located in downtown Kyoto city,

In the Gion geisha District Located in the center of Downtown Kyoto city!

Experience the rich 1000 year history of one of Japan.

Come experience the authentic Japanese culture and everyday life at the gion hostel !

Just across the street is Kiyamichi, Kawarachi and close beside is Gion,

The Kyoto Geisha district and Minamiza Theater (the birth place of Kabuki.)

The main Kyoto shopping centre ,

The bustling night life of Kiyamachi and Gion (Kyoto Geisha town) are on the hostel's doorstep!These places are the circuit of Kyoto.

The area is teeming with restaurants,

supermarkets, pubs, bars and karaoke houses, entertainment halls and much more all waiting to give you a warm welcome.

For the adventurous daylight explorers there are some of Japans most famous and arguably most important cultural spots such as;

Gion, Kiyomizu temple, Yasaka shrine, Maruyama park, Ebisu shrine more and more

This is where you can experience the authentic Japanese experience. It's a great place to snap up some authentic Japan photographs too!!!

There are no worries about transport arrangements. Kyoto Backpack Hostel - 'Where people meet to explore and enjoy the rich culture of Kyoto !

Reception hour

Reception hour 10:00-22:00

Cleaning time 12:00-15:00

* Check in time: 15:00~22:00 (*Need to notify the hotel if arriving late)

* Check out time: before 11:00

* Free luggage storage 9:00~21:00

Cancellation Policy (Based on our Reception business hour in Japan Standard Time) :

-No charge for cancellations or modification 3 days or earlier prior to your arrival date.

* Cancellations or modification 2 days prior to your arrival date. -50% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification 1 days prior to your arrival date. -100% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification on your arrival date. -100% of the first night + 50% of the second night (in the case you book more than 2 nights) rate shall be charged.

* NO SHOW -If we could not confirm your arrival by 22:00 , we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% of the amount of your booking.

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Important Information

FAQ & Information

Is the curfew in the hostel? No curfew

Do you take credit cards & paypal payments ?
No we accept only by cash,

What is your cancellation Policy?

Cancellation Policy (Based on our Reception business hour in Japan Standard Time)

: -No charge for cancellations or modification 3 days or earlier prior to your arrival date.

* Cancellations or modification 2 days prior to your arrival date. -50% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification 1 days prior to your arrival date. -100% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification on your arrival date. -100% of the first night + 50% of the second night (in the case you book more than 2 nights) rate shall be charged.

* NO SHOW -If we could not confirm your arrival by 22:00 , we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% of the amount of your booking.


Do you have age restriction? At least 10 years old

Do you provide breakfast service?
No, but we do provide free tea and coffee, Kitchen Area, Fridge to put food and drink in. 24 Hour Supermarket is next door selling ready made food like sushi, tempura, and other delicious food prepared fresh daily. Buy Beer and all kinds of Western Foods: Cereal, Toast, Spaghetti, Pizza, Soup, Drinks, Etc. The coffee shop next door serves Western Style Breakfast and Lunch Menu of popular local Japanese lunch specials.

Do I have to bring my sleeping bag or linen?
No, you don't need to bring a sleep bag or linen they are all provided for free at no charge.

Can i share single room with someone else?
Sorry no, If you want to share your room with some one then you need to book a double room or a twin room.

How do I make a reservation?
Online booking ,e-mail your request, phone , or send a Fax and our staff will make the Reservation for you.

Do you accept large group reservation? Yes we do accept reservations for groups!

**All the room is shared toilet and shower with other guest.

Welcome to bAKpAK Gion Hostel, Kyoto, Japan!

Funky, friendly and fun hostels by backpackers for backpackers!

Centrally located in downtown Kyoto city,

In the Gion geisha District Located in the center of Downtown Kyoto city!

Experience the rich 1000 year history of one of Japan.

Come experience the authentic Japanese culture and everyday life at the gion hostel !

Just across the street is Kiyamichi, Kawarachi and close beside is Gion,

The Kyoto Geisha district and Minamiza Theater (the birth place of Kabuki.)

The main Kyoto shopping centre ,

The bustling night life of Kiyamachi and Gion (Kyoto Geisha town) are on the hostel's doorstep!These places are the circuit of Kyoto.

The area is teeming with restaurants,

supermarkets, pubs, bars and karaoke houses, entertainment halls and much more all waiting to give you a warm welcome.

For the adventurous daylight explorers there are some of Japans most famous and arguably most important cultural spots such as;

Gion, Kiyomizu temple, Yasaka shrine, Maruyama park, Ebisu shrine more and more

This is where you can experience the authentic Japanese experience. It's a great place to snap up some authentic Japan photographs too!!!

There are no worries about transport arrangements. Kyoto Backpack Hostel - 'Where people meet to explore and enjoy the rich culture of Kyoto !

Reception hour

Reception hour 10:00-22:00

Cleaning time 12:00-15:00

* Check in time: 15:00~22:00 (*Need to notify the hotel if arriving late)

* Check out time: before 11:00

* Free luggage storage 9:00~21:00

Cancellation Policy (Based on our Reception business hour in Japan Standard Time) :

-No charge for cancellations or modification 3 days or earlier prior to your arrival date.

* Cancellations or modification 2 days prior to your arrival date. -50% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification 1 days prior to your arrival date. -100% of the first night rate shall be charged.

* Cancellations or modification on your arrival date. -100% of the first night + 50% of the second night (in the case you book more than 2 nights) rate shall be charged.

* NO SHOW -If we could not confirm your arrival by 22:00 , we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% of the amount of your booking.

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Great 83%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

BakPak Gion Hostel is situated around the Shijo area where most of the nightlife is. You can stay out late and just walk back to the hostel. The staff is friendly but may not be there all the time. I don't believe that there is Wifi but there are two computer terminals with internet access. The rooms are not very well ventilated as well. Perhaps not the best hostels that I've stayed in Japan but definitely a good one to stay at for its wonderful location.

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
2
Service
4

Great hostel

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

Really nice place in a great location with tonnes of character. With the big kitchen, the whole place felt like you were staying at somebodys cottage. Great roof top patio and the 24h grocery down the street is great if you want to cook your own 200Y kobe beef dinner. The staff is incredibly helpful and friendly, although for the most part they leave you to your own devices. For sure the best place Ive stayed in Japan.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

It's on the good location.

Overall
3
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
3

This place isn't for everybody, but it's ok, and has a great location. I wasn't a fan of the tacky college-humor posters (bed-cam and toilet cam? Seriously?) or the fact that the place was freezing cold pretty much 'round the clock. But the staff was very helpful and you can't beat the location.

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones

inroom facilities

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
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