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Guest House Bola-Bola

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Reviewed 9 November 2009

This small and cute guest house is hidden in the west part of Kyoto (easy accesible by city bus or subway). The house is designed in a tradition japanese way which is absolutely amazing. The staff is very helpful and kind. Our double room was...More

3  Thank JiriSimCZ
Reviewed 24 October 2009

Would not recommend staying here if you have only a short time in Kyoto, even though its probably the best price you're going to get. We didnt experience any problems w/train noise or finding the place (in fact we never really heard the pinging and...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2009

Stayed at Bola Bola for 2 nights last week after reading the reviews on the tripadvisor web site. We absolutely had an awesome time in Japan and staying at this guesthouse was a really lovely experience. Very cute and homely. The owners are very nice...More

4  Thank Elizabeth61Melbourne
Reviewed 27 April 2009

Stayed here for 3 nights and couldn't believe what a bargain it was. It was a really cute guesthouse with a kind and helpful owner. Found the room to be quite large as I was on my own, and there were 2 toilets and showers...More

Thank SJ88
Reviewed 10 March 2009

My partner and I stayed in Bola Bola for a week in Sept 08, and loved it. The location seemed a little daunting on paper, but once we were there it was no problem at all to find our way between Bola Bola and the...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$ 48 - US$ 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$ 48 - US$ 94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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