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Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi

Guesthouse WIND VILLA

2.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSanjusangendo Temple3 min walk
    Popular LocationHigashi Honganji Temple14 min walk
    Popular LocationKyoto Tower14 min walk
    AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)50 min drive

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Double Room (Bunk bed)

  • 43 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Futons

Dormitory (Women Only)

  • 32 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Futon

Dormitory (Mixed)

  • 32 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Futon

Single Room

  • 43 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Japanese Style Twin Room

  • 96 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Futons

About this area


Located in Kyoto's Higashiyama neighborhood, Guesthouse WIND VILLA is in the historical district and on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Philosopher's Walk and Lake Biwa, while Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre and Gion Corner are cultural highlights. Check out an event or a game at Kyoto Racecourse, and consider making time for Kyoto Aquarium, a top attraction not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 3 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 14 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 14 min walk
  • Tofukuji Temple - 3 min drive
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Shichijo Station - 2 min walk
  • Tofukuji Station - 13 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 78 min drive


  • Trattoria Sette — 6 min walk
  • Touzan — 6 min walk
  • Il Pappalardo — 8 min walk
  • 100K - Craft beer & Pizza — 10 min walk
  • Shinpuku Saikan — 10 min walk

About this property

Guesthouse WIND VILLA

Riverfront Kyoto guesthouse in Higashiyama, walk to Sanjusangendo Temple
This smoke-free guesthouse features a rooftop terrace, laundry facilities, and free WiFi in public areas. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers.
Guesthouse WIND VILLA offers 13 air-conditioned accommodations with slippers. This Kyoto guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese


  • Rooftop terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Shower


  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 10 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Property is also known as

Guesthouse WIND VILLA Kyoto
Guesthouse WIND VILLA Kyoto
Guesthouse WIND VILLA Guesthouse
Guesthouse WIND VILLA Guesthouse Kyoto

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Guesthouse WIND VILLA and receive a full refund?
Yes, Guesthouse WIND VILLA offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Guesthouse WIND VILLA cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Guesthouse WIND VILLA pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Guesthouse WIND VILLA?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Guesthouse WIND VILLA?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 10 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Guesthouse WIND VILLA?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Guesthouse WIND VILLA located?
Located in Higashiyama, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Sanjusangendo Temple, Kyoto Tower, and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are also within 1 mi (2 km). Shichijo Station is only a 2-minute walk and Kiyomizu-gojo Station is 10 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 37 out of 56 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 19 out of 56 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 56 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 56 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 56 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A taste of Japanese hospitality!!
We visited from Manchester New Hampshire USA and the Guesthouse WindVilla is a great location if you want to experience all that Kyoto has to offer. The staff at the Guesthouse Wind Villa were hospitable and always helpful. The Guesthouse is kept in a clean and great condtion. I highly recommend a stay there if you plan to visit Kyoto.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Close to almost everything
This hostel was the best location, and very clean with a very friendly owner. The little cubby that you get is so cute and very comfortable!
Stayed 9 nights in Dec 2017

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