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Webase Kyoto - Hostel
Webase Kyoto - Hostel
9,3 Excellent
436-1 Iwatoyamacho Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1,2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 2 897 reviews
9,3

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Karasuma Railway Station, WeBase Kyoto offers guests a convenient base when visiting Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

Sakura Terrace The Atelier
Sakura Terrace The Atelier
8,7 Excellent
1-1, Higashikujo, Kitakarasuma-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3,0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 445 reviews
8,7

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

Kyoto Morris Hostel
Kyoto Morris Hostel
9,0 Excellent
133-1 Umenokicho Nakagyoku, Kyoto, Japan
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1,0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 16 reviews
9,0

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

Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
8,2 Excellent
449-2, Hachikencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1,2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 339 reviews
8,2

Shiki Shiki Higashiyama is located in Kyoto and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Hostel Mundo
Hostel Mundo
8,6 Excellent
596 Tenbin-Cho Shimodatiuri Agaru, Kyoto, Japan
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2,2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8,6

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.

Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel
Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel
8,4 Excellent
Ukyo-ku, Uzumasa, Nakayama-Cho 29, Kyoto, Japan
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6,5 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 199 reviews
8,4

Situated a short walk from Utano Railway Station, Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel provides guests with an ideal base when in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy free internet access throughout the property.

Piece Hostel Sanjo
Piece Hostel Sanjo
9,3 Excellent
Nakagyou-ku Tominokoji Sanjo-Kudaru, Asakura-Cho 531, Kyoto, Japan
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0,2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 49 reviews
9,3

Located in Central Kyoto, this hostel provides good value accommodation. It also offers laundry facilities, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi.

Tsugu Kyoto Sanjo By The Share Hotels
Tsugu Kyoto Sanjo By The Share Hotels
9,2 Excellent
75 Masuyacho Nishiiru, Kyoto, Japan
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0,3 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 1 998 reviews
9,2

Within 20 minutes' walk from Karasuma Oike Train Station, The Share Hotels Tsugu Kyoto Sanjo provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Kyoto. It also provides free Wi-Fi.

Seibido Inn - Hostel
Seibido Inn - Hostel
10,0 Excellent
204, Nishikodocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0,9 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10,0

This comfortable hotel in Kyoto provides free Wi-Fi, as well as bicycle rental and luggage storage. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

The Lower East Nine Hostel
The Lower East Nine Hostel
8,6 Excellent
32 Higashikujo Minamikarasuma-cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3,1 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 24 reviews
8,6

The Lower East Nine Hostel is located in Kyoto and provides free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Tips for booking a hostel in Kyoto

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Kyoto:R736/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R96/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
R463 - R1 097
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R513 - R797
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Kyoto hostels

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Len Kyoto Kawaramachi
Len Kyoto Kawaramachi
9,0 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.

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Piece Hostel Sanjo
Piece Hostel Sanjo
9,3 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 provides good value accommodation. It also offers laundry facilities, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi.

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Kaede Guesthouse
Kaede Guesthouse
9,1 Excellent
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, bicycle rental and a 24-hour reception.

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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
8,3 Excellent
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
Rak Kiyomizu
8,6 Excellent
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1,4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Rak Kiyomizu is located in Kyoto and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

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K's House Kyoto - Hostel
K's House Kyoto - Hostel
8,9 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 also provides a sun deck, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

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Piece Hostel Kyoto
Piece Hostel Kyoto
9,3 Excellent
21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2,6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Piece Hostel Kyoto provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

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Kyoto Hostel Ryokan
Kyoto Hostel Ryokan
7,6 Good
23-10,Kawabecho,Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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3,7 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated close to Kyoto Train Station, the hostel provides guests with a convenient base while in Kyoto. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi access during their stay.

Cheapest hostels in Kyoto

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Fairfield Room Hostel
Fairfield Room Hostel
10,0 Excellent
5F, 613, Teianmaeno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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0,4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, and features luggage storage, a lift and free Wi-Fi. It is surrounded by a variety of popular eateries and is minutes on foot from Kawaramachi Railway Station.

R224
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Guesthouse Oto - Hostel
Guesthouse Oto - Hostel
638-27 2Chome Kitamachi, Kyoto, Japan
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4,0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Oto is situated in Kyoto and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a safe and bicycle rental.

R224
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Kyoto Hana Hostel
Kyoto Hana Hostel
8,7 Excellent
229, Akezu-Dori St., Kogawa-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2,0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

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.

R239
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Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
8,2 Excellent
449-2, Hachikencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1,2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Shiki Shiki Higashiyama is located in Kyoto and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

R255
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R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan
R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan
8,9 Excellent
256-2, Motoryogaecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1,3 km from city centre, 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. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

R271
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Guest House Hannari
Guest House Hannari
9,0 Excellent
693 Higurashidori Shimodachiurisagaru K, Kyoto, Japan
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2,2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, and offers free Wi-Fi, a tour desk and laundry facilities. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

R271
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Gojo Guest House - Hostel
Gojo Guest House - Hostel
9,1 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.

R287
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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
8,3 Excellent
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.

R287
Avg. per night

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Kyoto hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kyoto?

    Kyoto hostels are R737/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In September is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Kyoto. Our users recently found hostels for R107/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Kyoto for R451/night or less a good deal.

  • 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 9,3/10 from 41 reviews.

  • Should I stay in a Kyoto hostel?

    Staying in a Kyoto hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Kyoto tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.