Hostels in Kyoto, Japan

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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
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.

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 1,480 reviews
9.3

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

Rak Kiyomizu
8.4 Excellent
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 264 reviews
8.4

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

Grids Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi Hotel & Hostel
9.7 Excellent
599 Nishidaimonji-Cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.3 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
9.7

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, only a five-minute walk to Nishiki Market. Guests can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi.

Piece Hostel Kyoto
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.

Guest House Ga-Jyun
9.3 Excellent
165 Ebisu-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 247 reviews
9.3

Less than a 20-minute stroll from Sanjo Keihan Subway Station, Guest House Ga-Jyun provides guests with an ideal base while in Kyoto. It offers garden views and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Sakura Terrace The Atelier
8.6 Excellent
1-1, Higashikujo, Kitakarasuma-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 357 reviews
8.6

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

Seibido Inn - Hostel
204, Nishikodocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.9 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated in Central Kyoto, Seibido Inn is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Honno-ji. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

The Lower East Nine Hostel
10.0 Excellent
32 Higashikujo Minamikarasuma-cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.1 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

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.

Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse
8.3 Excellent
568 Nakanocho Bukkoji-Agaru, Kyoto, Japan
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0.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 588 reviews
8.3

Situated in the popular hub of Central Kyoto, Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It also offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a rooftop terrace.

Tips for booking hostels in Kyoto

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Kyoto:€30/night
Cheapest price found:€12/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
€18 - €65
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€24 - €50
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Kyoto hostels

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Len Kyoto Kawaramachi
8.9 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.

2
Hostel Niniroom
8.8 Excellent
Sakyo-ku Higashimaruta-cho 30-3, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Hostel Niniroom is set in Kyoto and is close to local sightseeing spots, such as the Heian Shrine. It also offers a designated smoking area, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

3
Kaede Guesthouse
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, a 24-hour reception and bicycle rental.

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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 bicycle rental, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

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Hostel Mundo Chiquito
8.0 Excellent
485 Hashimotocho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan
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1.5 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Located in Central Kyoto, Hostel Mundo Chiquito is a short walk to several local attractions, including Nijo Castle. It also offers free Wi-Fi.

Cheapest hostels in Kyoto, Japan

Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
8.1 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.

€14
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R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan
8.6 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.

€16
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Guest House Oumi - Hostel
9.6 Excellent
Nakagyo-ku Nishinokyo Nagamotocho 19-11, Kyoto, Japan
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2.5 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Offering 4-star accommodation, Guest House Oumi is conveniently situated in Central Kyoto. It also offers free Wi-Fi.

€16
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Kyoto Hana Hostel
8.5 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.

€17
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Bird Hostel
10.0 Excellent
190 Joshinyoko-Cho Nakgayo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.3 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Located in Central Kyoto, Bird Hostel is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including the Kyoto International Manga Museum. It also offers free wireless internet.

€18
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Webase Kyoto
9.3 Excellent
436-1 Iwatoyamacho Simogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

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.

€21
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Guest House Kingyoya
9.0 Excellent
243 Kanki-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Guest House Kingyoya provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and bicycle rental.

€21
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Kyoto Morris Hostel
133-1 Umenokicho Nakagyoku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

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

€24
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Hostel prices in Kyoto

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Facts about staying in Kyoto

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kyoto?

    €31/night is an average price for a hostel in Kyoto throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in July is the most expensive month to book, and in July is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Kyoto hostels for as low as €12/night. In general, Kyoto hostels for €27 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Kyoto?

    Based on our data, Piece Hostel Sanjo is the best Kyoto hostel, with a rating of 9.3/10 from 1,480 reviews.

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

    The most popular neighbourhood is Shimogyo, with 12% of our users looking to stay in Kyoto searching for hostels in this area over the last 12 months. R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan is a popular hostel in Shimogyo that might be available for your travel dates, though there are other great properties in the area as well.

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

    The most popular hostel in Kyoto that’s close to Gion is Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse. Just 0.8 km separate Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse from Gion, the city’s most popular attraction. 588 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse a score of 8.3/10.

  • 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.