Ratings based on 23 Verified Reviews

4.2 out of 5
86% of guests recommend
4.5 Room cleanliness
4.3 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
4.3 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Welcoming guesthouse 10 minutes from Nijo Station

Posted Oct 4, 2016 on Hotels
--- Background --- I spent three nights here in the mixed gender dormitory. The guesthouse is about a 10-minute walk from Nijo Station, a 15-minute walk from Nijo Castle, and a 30-minute walk from Kyoto Imperial Palace. The staff at this guesthouse are warm and friendly, and are able to communicate in English. They were happy to provide local knowledge with respect to sightseeing opportunities. --- Amenities --- The ground floor features a shared communal area including kitchen. Guests are welcome to use this area until midnight, after which quiet time is imposed so that other guests may sleep. A number of tourism brochures are available to guests. The bathroom, showers, and toilets are also located on the ground floor. There are two showers, two male urinals, one regular male/female toilet, and three bathroom sinks. All bathroom facilities were very clean, and soap and shampoo were supplied. I think there was an additional upstairs toilet. Towels are available on a rental basis. Free WIFI and internet is available to guests. Bicycles are available for rental. These are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Each bed featured a privacy curtain and electricity outlet. The facilities as a whole are clean, modern, and well-maintained. --- Miscellany --- The owner of this guesthouse offers a Japanese cooking class which instructs participants in cooking traditional Japanese cuisine.
5 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from England

Highly recommended

Posted Oct 10, 2014
Pros: Everything.
This guest house sets the standard: clean, comfortable and well-run. The staff were very helpful and polite. The sleeping areas were clean and comfortable. I slept well each night. It's location, just 5 minutes walk from Nijo station, is perfect for whatever you need or wherever you want to go to in Kyoto. If you're looking for somewhere to base yourself for seeing Kyoto then this is the place for you. If you're looking to get drunk and party then look elsewhere.
4 out of 5
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Nov 15, 2013 on Hotels
5 out of 5
for Students
by A verified traveler

great place

Posted Nov 7, 2012
Very nice place to stay. Staff was friendly and helpful.
5 out of 5
for Everyone
by Jim from United States

Great guesthouse!!!

Posted Sep 9, 2012
Pros: owners hospitality, bike rentals, beer in the refrigerator!
Cons: nothing, its great!
Location: can be difficult to find, but very safe. print out the address to give to Taxi (in Japanese, not english; I made that mistake).
clean guesthouse, owners were great and helpful, speak english very well, bikes for rent (best way to get around town), they will provide you with maps and recommendations for sites to see and food to eat. It is more like staying at a friends house than a guesthouse!
4 out of 5
by A verified traveler from 兵庫県


Posted Dec 1, 2017
観光にもってこいの良い宿泊施設だった。 レンタサイクルやレンタバイクもあった見たいで、今度利用するときは是非利用したいと思う。
5 out of 5

Posted Oct 15, 2017 on Hotels
4 out of 5
by Soonhwa

Posted Apr 7, 2017 on Hotels
하루 숙박이였음 나 홀로 관광이라, 진심이있는 친절함. 깨끗하고 조용함. 숙소에서 니조성 가까움. 근처 시장 골목 라면 맛있었음.
4 out of 5
for Other
by A verified traveler from saitama,japan

Posted Nov 10, 2016
Pros: 禁煙・女性専用室があること。
2 out of 5
by A verified traveler


Posted Nov 3, 2016 on Hotels
初めてのゲストハウス滞在でした。 初日は4人部屋を1人貸切で、他のお客さんに会う事もなく、さらに夜10時を過ぎると受付もいなくなり、とても心細かったです。この日はオーナーさんには一度もあいませんでした。逆に二日目はオーナーさんも一緒に夜12時を過ぎてもダイニングでどんちゃん騒ぎをしていて、まったく眠れず、ゲストハウスってこんなものなのかな?と思いました。朝早く動く方にはお勧めしません。お客さんの少ない日、多い日に限らずまた、一限さん、リピーターに限らず平等に対応した方が今後の為に良いのではと感じてしまいました。ある意味貴重な体験をしました。