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Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya

2.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationShijo Omiya9 min walk
    Popular LocationNijō Castle19 min walk
    Popular LocationNishiki Market9 min drive
    AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)54 min drive

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Women Only

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Japanese Style Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Twin Futon

About this area


Located in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighborhood, Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya is in the city center and near a metro station. Kyoto International Manga Museum and Kyoto Railway Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Nijō Castle and Nishiki Market. Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shijo Omiya - 9 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 19 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 9 min drive
  • Kawaramachi - 11 min drive
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Nijo Station - 8 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 10 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 81 min drive


  • Clamp Coffee Sarasa — 4 min walk
  • Tawawa — 4 min walk
  • Sarashina — 5 min walk
  • Sarasa 3 さらさ3 — 6 min walk
  • MOS BURGER — 6 min walk

About this property

Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya

Kyoto guesthouse in Central Kyoto, walk to Shijo Omiya
This smoke-free guesthouse features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. All 4 rooms offer free WiFi, safes, and showers.
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya offers 4 accommodations with safes and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • No elevators

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese


  • Garden


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)


  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Safe



Check-in from 4 PM - 10 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from February 7 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 9 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.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a 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
Property Registration Number 第H22-103

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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 Roujiya
Guesthouse Roujiya Hostel
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya Hostel
Kyoto Roujiya
Roujiya Kyoto
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya House
Guesthouse Roujiya House
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya Kyoto
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya Guesthouse
Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya Guesthouse Kyoto

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Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 30%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 60%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 30 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 8 nights in Sep 2018

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service
Good stay for short term.
Good place to stay just for sleeping if you’re out all day. Close proximity to Nijo Castle however best to take a bike from the hostel starting from 500 yen to travel around as trains and buses do get crowded during peak season. Beds are average and room is nothing particularly special. Bathrooms are clean and common area is nice. Make sure to make your own bed and remove sheets before checking out. Staff are friendly and helpful when required assistance. Overall a good place to stay, location isn’t prime but if travelling around by bike it’s a good one!
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Welcoming guesthouse 10 minutes from Nijo Station
--- 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.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Highly recommended
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.