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Piece Hostel Sanjo
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 49 reviews
9.3

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

Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
8.3 Excellent
563-11 Bairincho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8.3

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.

The Lower East Nine Hostel
The Lower East Nine Hostel
8.6 Excellent
32 Higashikujo Minamikarasuma-cho, Kyoto, Japan
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3.1 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 24 reviews
8.6

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.

Piece Hostel Kyoto
Piece Hostel Kyoto
9.3 Excellent
21-1 Higashikujo Higashisanno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2.6 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 41 reviews
9.3

Piece Hostel Kyoto provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel
Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel
8.4 Excellent
Ukyo-ku, Uzumasa, Nakayama-Cho 29, Kyoto, Japan
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6.5 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 193 reviews
8.4

Situated a short walk from Utano Railway Station, Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel provides guests with an ideal base when in Kyoto. Guests can also enjoy free internet access throughout the property.

Hostel Mundo
Hostel Mundo
8.6 Excellent
596 Tenbin-Cho Shimodatiuri Agaru, Kyoto, Japan
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2.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8.6

Hostel Mundo is located in Kyoto and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Rak Kiyomizu
Rak Kiyomizu
8.6 Excellent
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 237 reviews
8.6

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

Seibido Inn - Hostel
Seibido Inn - Hostel
10.0 Excellent
204, Nishikodocho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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0.9 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

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.

Kyoto Morris Hostel
Kyoto Morris Hostel
9.0 Excellent
133-1 Umenokicho Nakagyoku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 16 reviews
9.0

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

Guest House Hannari
Guest House Hannari
9.0 Excellent
693 Higurashidori Shimodachiurisagaru K, Kyoto, Japan
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2.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
9.0

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, and offers free Wi-Fi, a tour desk and laundry facilities. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

Tips for booking a hostel in Kyoto

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Kyoto:₹ 3,421/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 445/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
₹ 2,150 - ₹ 5,094
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 2,382 - ₹ 3,702
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Kyoto hostels

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Len Kyoto Kawaramachi
Len Kyoto Kawaramachi
9.0 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.

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Piece Hostel Sanjo
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 

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

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

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Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel
8.3 Excellent
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.

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Rak Kiyomizu
Rak Kiyomizu
8.6 Excellent
110-1, Rokurocho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

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

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K's House Kyoto - Hostel
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 a sun deck, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

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Piece Hostel Kyoto
Piece Hostel Kyoto
9.3 Excellent
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.

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Kyoto Hostel Ryokan
Kyoto Hostel Ryokan
7.6 Good
23-10,Kawabecho,Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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3.7 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Situated close to Kyoto Train Station, the hostel provides guests with a convenient base while in Kyoto. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi access during their stay.

Cheapest hostels in Kyoto

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Fairfield Room Hostel
Fairfield Room Hostel
10.0 Excellent
5F, 613, Teianmaeno-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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0.4 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, and features luggage storage, a lift and free Wi-Fi. It is surrounded by a variety of popular eateries and is minutes on foot from Kawaramachi Railway Station.

₹ 1,038
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Guesthouse Oto - Hostel
Guesthouse Oto - Hostel
638-27 2Chome Kitamachi, Kyoto, Japan
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4.0 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

Oto is situated in Kyoto and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a safe and bicycle rental.

₹ 1,038
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Kyoto Hana Hostel
Kyoto Hana Hostel
8.7 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.

₹ 1,112
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Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
8.2 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.

₹ 1,112
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Guest House Hannari
Guest House Hannari
9.0 Excellent
693 Higurashidori Shimodachiurisagaru K, Kyoto, Japan
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2.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

This hostel is located in Central Kyoto, and offers free Wi-Fi, a tour desk and laundry facilities. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

₹ 1,261
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Haruya Higashiyama
Haruya Higashiyama
8.7 Excellent
542-4 Furukawa-Cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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1.2 km from city centre, Kyoto, Japan 

HARUYA Higashiyama provides a comfortable setting when in Kyoto. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

₹ 1,261
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Shizuya Kyoto - Hostel
Shizuya Kyoto - Hostel
8.7 Excellent
460 Timber-Cho, Higashi-in, Kawahara-Cho, Kyoto, Japan
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2.0 km from city centre, 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.

₹ 1,261
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R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan
R Star Hostel Kyoto Japan
8.8 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.

₹ 1,261
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Kyoto hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Kyoto?

    Hostels in Kyoto will cost ₹ 3,422 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 498 per night. A good deal on a Kyoto hostel would be ₹ 2,093 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in October may be more expensive, whereas booking in September is the cheapest month of the year.

  • What’s the best hostel in Kyoto?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in Kyoto, Piece Hostel Kyoto is currently the best, based on 41 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 9.3/10.

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

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in Kyoto is Shimogyo, according to our data. 4% of users who searched for hostels in Kyoto looked for properties in Shimogyo. If you’re interested in staying in Shimogyo, consider the Guest House Hachi - Hostel - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

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

    Piece Hostel Kyoto happens to be the most popular Kyoto hostel near Kyoto Station among our users. The Piece Hostel Kyoto has a current rating of 9.3 from 41 HotelsCombined travellers. Kyoto Station is also conveniently located just 0.4 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a Kyoto hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Kyoto hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Kyoto.