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Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, lovely dorms, very clean and it's in a great location. Lovely ramen noodle restaurant down the road with very good prices also really nice udon noodle restaurants very near by. I would recommend to anyone. My girlfriend and I walked to the train station most days as it only takes about 20 minutes.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Good hostel with friendly staff. We had some problems and they tried to help. Some of the most touristic places are nearby and a the touristic bus lines stop at 3 minutes from the hostel. I would totally repeat

Thank Jaume G
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My first time staying in a shared dorm room and I was pleasantly surprised. Bed was comfortable and the curtains allowed privacy. Everything was clean enough and comfortable enough and the staff were friendly and helpful. Location was great, only a ten minute walk away from Kyoto attractions and Gion district as well as being close to loads of little...

Thank Alice C
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Pros: The curtains on the beds are great, gives you privacy and absorbs some sound. Good location. Good comforters and A/C. Free shampoo and conditioner. Wifi is good. Sheets are clean. Cons: The beds are foam with a wooden board underneath. I don't think they replace the foam all that much. It starts on the 2nd floor, so even if...

Thank Natalie S
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Maybe it's just our luck (or unlucky) because our stay just full of upsetting experience. Due to the change of our arriving date because our airline decided to do so, we had to make additional one day earlier booking in addition of the initial 4-day booking. So two bookings: (1) first day, (2) the next four days. When we arrived,...

Thank Hary T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Very nice little place in Kyoto, stayed for a couple of nights whilst visiting Kyoto, certainly worse places to stay! Very friendly staff that are willing to help in whatever way they can. Check-in is after four so if you arrive early no extra sleep, but you are able to leave your bags which is helpful.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The location is good, each dorm has a croton, and somewhat convenient lounge room. Based on Japanese standards, this place is very dirty, compare to other hostels, the same style. Toilets and carpets are dirty, which makes you think about your bed sheets. Budget stay, but can find better ones.

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 4 nights and had a really great time. The hostel had a nice welcoming atmosphere and it was easy to make friends in the common area! Bed was comfortable, each bed with cute little pantry(?) in which I stored items that I use daily. There was good amount of space underneath each bunk bed...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Good location, close to several bus stops and temples. Cafe is nice. Beds are comfy, but if you have antsy neighbors who like to move around a lot, just know that the frames are a bit squeaky. It's also on a busy corner which makes it great for access, but can be loud with sirens if your a light sleeper.

1Thank dilu4life
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Easy access to the station, plus near to Kiyomizu temple ( 10 mins walk or less, I think but it is really near) . The staff are also nice and really lovely. Happy to have you guys serving us. Thank you.

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Additional Information about Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto

Address: 6-503 Gojobashi Higashi, Higahsiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto
Price Range: ₹ 1,178 - ₹ 4,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Good spot for shrine visits in the day and bars at night.”
 of 5 bubbles KendallS397, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“free wifi, close to kiyomizudera”
 of 5 bubbles Mnchp, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“bring ear plugs, expect noise from other guests going in or out,eating opening luggage etc and street noise (buses, people, cars).”
 of 5 bubbles Tee2600, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The dorm rooms are great- way more privacy than expected, but if you have a heavy suitcase maybe request to be on a lower floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 635tahneeb, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Great location!”
 of 5 bubbles JokeB783, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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