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Khaosan Kyoto Guest House

Happy with the everything, especially its cleanliness, the common area, and the best part is Hiro speaks perfect English!! Will definitely stay here if I visit Kyoto again!

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About Khaosan Kyoto Guest House

Welcome to Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse!! We are No1. Hostel group in Japan!!

===Best Value for your stay in Kyoto ==

*3mins walk from Kawaramachi sta (Hankyu Line) where is the heart of Kyoto city.

*Free WiFi and guest PCs are available.

*Massive Japanese style living room is available for 24 hours.

*Fully equipped kitchen + free coffee, tea, green tea and some seasonings are provided.

*Laundry service with free detergent.

*Free walking tour, Japanese and Origami class hold on every week (as of Nov 2012)

*Japanese and Western breakfast special discount ticket for the cafe near the hostel is available.

*Free luggage storage is available between 8am to 8pm.

*Free facility use (inc Shower, kitchen, Living room and Internet connection) between 8am and 8pm, before check-in and after check-out.

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We do not offer luxury five star accommodations; however, our concept is Great Value, Comfortable, Clean and Friendly for All Guests.

We believe that your stay with us would definitely be a pleasant one!!

==== LOCATION ====

* 3 minutes walk from Hankyu line Kawaramachi Station.

We are located in the heart of Kyoto! ( For Sightseeing, Eating, Shopping, and everything! )

*By walk

Nishiki food market (5 mins)

Gion (15 mins)

Teramachi & Shinkyogoku dori shopping street (3 mins)

Manga museum (20 mins)

Kiyamachi and Pontocho street for night life (10 mins)

Imperial palace (20 mins)

*Bus -1 ride 220 yen- -1 day buss pass 500yen-

Kiyomizu-temple (10 mins)

Kinkaku-ji “ Golden pavilion (40 mins)

Ginkaku-ji “ Silver pavilion (20 mins)

Nijo Castle (15 mins)

Kyoto station (15mins)

*Train

Fushimi Inari shrine (10mins by Keihan line)

Arashiyama (25mins by Hankyu line)

Sanjusangendo (5 mins by Keihan line)

Umeda[Osaka] (45 mins by Hankyu Line)

==== FACILITIES ====

* FREE PC and Wi-Fi access every floor

* Fully Equipped Kitchen and Japanese Tatami Living Room (24H)

* Shared Shower Rooms and toilets (Shampoo and body soap are provided)

* FREE Tea and Coffee

* FREE Security lockers in shared dorm rooms

* Linens included Pillow, Bed sheets and Blankets

==== BUSINESS HOURS ====

* Reception Business Hours : 08:00 ~ 21:00

* Check in time : 15:00 ~ 21:00 (Late check in until 1am, please contact us in advance)

* Check out time : 08:00 ~ 11:00 (Early check out is possible)

* Free Luggage Keeping 08:00 ~ 20:00

+ Arrangements can be made for early check-out and late check-in. Inform us in advance via e-mail is preferable.

==== KHAOSAN KYOTO CANCELLATION POLICY ====

* 50% CHARGE

50% of room fare shall be charged if you inform us 1 day prior to the accommodation date.

* 100% CHARGE

100% of room fare shall be charged if your cancellation date is on the accommodation day.

+Time is based on Reception business hour, 08:00 ~ 21:00 in Japan Standard Time.

* NO SHOW

If we could not confirm your arrival by 24:00 in the midnight, we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% for the first night and 50% for the second night in this case.

* DEPOSIT

The 12% deposit for any booking is non-refundable and non-replaceable in case of cancellation and booking arrangement.

* BOOKING ARRANGEMENT

If you would like to change your booking date, please inform us your amendment detail via E-mail in your earliest convenience, at latest 2 days in advance). Because of the fact that we basically arrange your booking in accordance with our cancellation policy. Please provide us the reference number which you wish to amend.

==== REMARKS ====

* PAYMENT UPON ARRIVAL

Please complete your payment by Japanese YEN.

* CASH PAYMENT

We do not basically accept credit cards/debit cards, thus make sure to exchange some currency into Japanese YEN at the airport.

* AGE RESTRICTION

We are afraid that we could not accommodate children under 10 years old.

* REGARDING ALL FACILITIES

We are backpackers' hostel and all our facilities are shared basis. All the beds in our hostel are bunk beds.

* GROUP BOOKING (OVER 8 PEOPLE)

Room fare for first 2 nights will be charged right after group booking is confirmed. That is non-refundable or non-replaceable in any event of Cancellation / Booking Arrangement / No Show / Reduction in Numbers of Guests.

Thank you for your attention! We are looking forward to receiving your booking soon!!

Don't worry Backpackers!

Be Happy @ Khaosan Kyoto!

Important Information

Conditions

We are afraid that we are unable accommodate children under 10 years of age.

Reception is open from 08:00 to 21:00.
Check-in: 15:00 to 21:00. Late check-in is available until 01:00; please contact us in advance.
Check-out: 08:00 to 11:00. Early check-out is possible.
Free luggage storage is available between 8am and 8pm.
Arrangements can be made for early check-out and late check-in. Inform us in advance if you need this, please.

Payment is due upon arrival in cash only, please. We only accept Japanese Yen.

Cancellations: 50% of your booking shall be charged if you cancel one day prior to the arrival date. 100% of your booking shall be charged if you cancel on the day of arrival. Time is based on reception business hours, 08:00 to 21:00 in Japan Standard Time.

If we could not confirm your arrival by 24:00 (midnight) on the day of arrival, we consider the guest as a no-show and will cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% for the first night and 50% for the second night in this case.

The 12% deposit for any booking is non-refundable and non-replaceable in case of cancellations or changes.

If you would like to change your booking date, please inform us of your amendment details via email at your earliest convenience, at latest two days in advance.

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568 Nakanocho, Bukkoji-agaru Teramachi-dori, Shimogyo Ward

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Guest Reviews

Happy with the everything, especially its cleanliness, the common area, and the best part is Hiro speaks perfect English!! Will definitely stay here if I visit Kyoto again!

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Always used in kitchen by only one of staff and always party by night in common room late night with the same one of staff.

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Friendly and helpful staff, great location - confortable beds, very clean, good price for the accomodation

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Fully recommended and great location, just 5 minutes from the "kawaramachi" station. This is the place where Gion and Inari shrine are near and this is the place I recommend. Nice rooms, many toilets/bathrooms, 2 good big commonrooms too!

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

This is a well presented, cool backpackers in an excellent location - close to public transport and the sights. The staff are helpful with good english, and they provide lots of information on what to see in Kyoto and how to get there, how much etc. WARNING if you are a light sleeper beware! Very thin walls, we were kept up half of our stay because of snoring next door. And also low quality mattresses/pillows made sleeping comfortably quite difficult. Overall though, good place.

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We have been satisfied with Khaosan. Location next to all the nightlife, good transportation to the sights. Everything is new and clean. Nice living room and very comfortable kitchen (better than in other hostels we stayed in). We had a private double room. It was very small, but this is normal for this kind of accomodation in Japan. We had a lovely "do it yourself sushi Halloween party".

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Good place for the price (location, clean, friendly staff)

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

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Having been refurbished in late 2010 the hostel is in excellent condition. It really deserves 5 stars throughout. It would be very difficult to find any faults with this hostel even if you tried. The staff are very helpful, the toilets and washing/shower facilities are excellent. Computer use facilities are superb with fast wifi everywhere. Don't bother with the expense of hotels.

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

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 91% for this property is based on ratings provided by 1550 guests.

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