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Popular hostels in Kyoto

Discover well-known properties in Kyoto that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 5,790 hotels in Kyoto and price data was last updated on June 17, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Kyoto is $47/night.
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21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
Piece Hostel Kyoto is located in Kyoto and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is set amongst a variety of dining options and is within a 10-minute walk of Kyoto Train Station.
Free Wi-Fi
9.2
Excellent
1958 reviews
Location
1.6 mi from city centre
256-2, Motoryogaecho, Shimogyo-ku, 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. It also provides complimentary Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
1937 reviews
Location
0.8 mi from city centre
1-12 Wakicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Situated in Central Kyoto, Haruya Umekoji is within walking distance of several local tourist attractions, including Nishi Honganji. It also offers bicycle rental, luggage storage and a tour desk.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
7.8
Good
1287 reviews
Location
1.6 mi from city centre
418 Naya Cho, Kyoto, Japan
Situated in Central Kyoto, the hostel is a short stroll to several local attractions, including Sanjusangen-do and Kyoto Tower. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a rooftop terrace and bicycle rental.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
8.6
Excellent
1346 reviews
Location
1.2 mi from city centre
22 Saiin Sanzo-Cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Located in Central Kyoto, this guest house provides good value accommodation. It is surrounded by a variety of dining options and is moments on foot from Sai Station.
Air Conditioning
4.4
Okay
111 reviews
Location
1.9 mi from city centre
460 Timber-Cho, Higashi-in, Kawahara-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, Shizuya KYOTO is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a swimming pool.
Free Wi-Fi
8.5
Excellent
510 reviews
Location
1.2 mi from city centre
Ukyo-ku, Uzumasa, Nakayama-Cho 29, Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in Kyoto. It also offers free Wi-Fi, meeting rooms and bicycle rental.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.4
Excellent
761 reviews
Location
4.0 mi from city centre
391-2 Motomachi, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan
Ryokan Hostel Gion provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a concierge.
Free Wi-Fi
8.8
Excellent
1286 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
449-2, Hachikencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Less than 20 minutes' stroll from Gion-Shijo Train Station, Shiki Shiki Higashiyama provides guests with an ideal base when visiting Kyoto. Guests can also make use of free wireless internet throughout their stay.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
7.6
Good
404 reviews
Location
0.8 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Kyoto

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Kyoto. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on June 17, 2024.
Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Kyoto:$47/night
Cheapest price found:$14/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Monday
$20 - $115
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$17 - $115
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Kyoto hostels

Browse through properties in Kyoto that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 5,790 properties in Kyoto and data was last updated on June 17, 2024.
Our users rated these hostels as some of the best places to stay in Kyoto. Learn why these hostels were rated among the best by reading user reviews.
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30-3 Higashimarutacho, Kyoto, Japan
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$27
Avg. per night
152 Nishiyaoyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$42
Avg. per night
22-5 Chudoji Yabunouchicho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$1,078
Avg. per night
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$29
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Kyoto, Japan

Discover affordable stays in Kyoto that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Kyoto can be found for as low as $18 per night. There is currently one property in Kyoto that can be booked for this price. Haruya Higashiyama is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Kyoto. Price data was last updated on June 17, 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hostels in Kyoto we've come across for the dates selected. Prices will typically fluctuate depending on the dates selected, star rating of hostel, and hostel location.
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542-4 Furukawa-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$18
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165 Ebisu-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Spa
$19
Avg. per night
15, SujakuShokaicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
1.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$20
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45-2 Nakamachi, Goshonouchi Nanajyo, Kyoto, Japan
2.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$20
Avg. per night
3-396-2 Gojobashi Higashi, Kyoto, Japan
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$22
Avg. per night
732 Makuracho, Kyoto, Japan
2.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$22
Avg. per night
Kita-ku Murasakino Daitokuji 8, Kyoto, Japan
2.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$25
Avg. per night
229, Akezu-Dori St., Kogawa-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$29
Avg. per night

Other accommodations in Kyoto

Find the perfect theme hotel, hostel or vacation rental for your stay in Kyoto. There are 5,790 properties in Kyoto and price data was last updated on June 17, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Kyoto is $47/night.
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Kyoto, Japan
1.9 mi from city centre
Air Conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
$50
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Kyoto, Japan
1.7 mi from city centre
Air Conditioning
$49
Avg. per night
Kyoto, Japan
0.8 mi from city centre
Air Conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
$58
Avg. per night
11 Takahana-cho Umegahata Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
4.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Air Conditioning
$76
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Kyoto

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within Kyoto to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on June 17, 2024.
Utilize the map to find properties close to the Kyoto area(s) or attractions you plan on visiting. More information on a given hostel can be accessed by clicking the hostel's name within the map.

Facts about staying in Kyoto

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Kyoto to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on June 17, 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kyoto?

    On average, it’s $47/night for a hostel in Kyoto, though $43/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $14/night in Kyoto. Try to avoid booking your hostel in November (the most expensive month). Booking in June (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Kyoto?

    Based on our data, Piece Hostel Kyoto is the best Kyoto hostel, with a rating of 9.2/10 from 1,958 reviews.

  • What area of Kyoto is most popular to stay in?

    While there are other neighborhoods throughout Kyoto, 2% of HotelsCombined users searched for hostels in Shimogyo in the past 12 months, making it a popular choice. R Star Hostel Kyoto is our most popular hostel in this area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Kyoto closest to Kamigamo Shrine?

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Kamigamo Shrine while in Kyoto, then opt for the popular Hostel Niniroom with a 8.6/10 review score from 616 users. The distance from Kamigamo Shrine to Hostel Niniroom is 3.1 mi.

  • Should I stay in a Kyoto hostel?

    Staying at a hostel in Kyoto is a great way to save money, as hostels are often less expensive than hotels and vacation rentals. Hostels are ideal for solo travelers due to their dorm-style sleeping arrangements (though some hostels do offer private rooms).

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