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Guest House Kobako

Sakyo-ku Okazaki Minami-Gosho-Machi 40-10, Kyoto 606-8334, Japan
Kyoto, Japan
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based on 127 reviews
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About Guest House Kobako

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Only a minute’s walk from Kyoto Art Museum, Guest House Kobako offers private Japanese-style rooms. It features free WiFi, a free-use kitchen and a washing machine. Guests at Kobako House can enjoy free tea/coffee in the shared lounge, which features a tatami (woven-straw) floor and seating cushions. All rooms are air-conditioned, and smoking is not allowed. Private rooms feature a tatami (woven-straw) floor and traditional futon bedding. Towels and toiletries are only provided, while shared bathroom facilities are gender separated. Guest House Kobako is a minute's walk from Heian Jingu Shrine and Kyoto City Zoo. It’s within a 5-minute walk from Miyakomesse and ROHM Theater Kyoto. A shopping district is within a 30-minute walk from the guest house.

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Amenities at Guest House Kobako

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • No smoking
  • Air-conditioned
  • Bicycle rental
  • Smoke alarms


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Air-conditioned
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans


  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Toothbrush
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Quiet street view
  • Family rooms
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Garden view
  • Slippers
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Electric blankets
  • Reading light
  • Clothes rack
  • Socket near the bed


  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Dining table


  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Balcony


  • Desk

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental

Health and safety

  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Key access

Reviews of Guest House Kobako

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What are the amenities like at Guest House Kobako?

Guest House Kobako offers a range of amenities including a common use room and kitchen with fridge, freezer, gas stove, water filter, and washing machine. Guests can also make use of the bicycles available for free during their stay.

What can I expect from the room at Guest House Kobako?

Guests can expect spacious, quiet, peaceful, and cozy rooms with modern amenities. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and come with access to a balcony. Some rooms also offer a nice view overlooking a traditional house and garden next door.

How is the customer service at Guest House Kobako?

The owner and staff at Guest House Kobako are described as amazing, warm, friendly, and very helpful. Guests have praised the owner for being friendly and sweet, and the staff for being the best.

What is the location of Guest House Kobako like?

Guest House Kobako is located in a quiet area, relatively close to temples and nature walkways. It is also close to a bus stop and Miyako Messe convention center, making it convenient for guests attending events there.

How is the cleanliness at Guest House Kobako?

Guests have consistently praised the cleanliness of Guest House Kobako, describing it as super clean, very clean, and beautiful. The property is a beautiful traditional house with modern amenities.

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Take Advantage of Free Bicycle Rental

Guests highly recommend using the free bicycles provided by the guest house to explore the quiet surroundings, visit temples, and enjoy nature walkways, making it a convenient and enjoyable way to get around.

Consider the Location

While the guest house is a bit outside of the city, guests who are aware and fine with this aspect have found it to be peaceful and worry-free, offering a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Opt for a Room with a View

Guests have enjoyed the spacious, peaceful, and cozy rooms with nice views overlooking traditional houses and gardens, making it worth the money and providing a serene atmosphere.

Embrace the Traditional Experience

For those seeking a more traditional stay, the guest house offers a beautiful historic house with modern amenities, providing a unique and serene experience away from the typical hotel environment.

Enjoy the Generous Amenities

The guest house provides a range of amenities, including a common use room and kitchen with various facilities, access to a bathhouse, and complimentary toiletries, offering convenience and comfort during the stay.

Engage with the Friendly Host

The owner, Yuki, has been praised for being warm, friendly, and accommodating, contributing to a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere for guests.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The guest house's proximity to attractions such as the Kyoto Municipal Zoo, Philosopher's Walk, Gion, and Ginkaku-ji makes it an excellent location for easy access to key sights and experiences in Kyoto.

Utilize the Kitchen Facilities

With a well-equipped kitchen available for guest use, including a fridge, freezer, and gas stove, guests can enjoy the convenience of preparing their own meals during their stay.

Take Advantage of the Quiet Surroundings

The guest house's vicinity in a quiet alley provides a peaceful and cozy environment, offering privacy and a break from the city's hustle and bustle.

Consider Transportation Options

While the guest house is a bit far from Kyoto Station, the availability of free bicycles and the proximity to a bus stop make it a convenient and worthwhile choice for exploring Kyoto.


Sakyo-ku Okazaki Minami-Gosho-Machi 40-10, Kyoto 606-8334

What's nearby

  • Kyoto Municipal Zoo329 m
  • Philosopher's Walk1.2 km
  • Gion1.6 km
  • Ginkaku-ji1.8 km
  • Nishiki Market2.1 km
  • Kiyomizu-dera2.3 km
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace2.4 km
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum2.4 km
  • Kyoto National Museum3 km
  • Sanjusangendo Temple3.3 km
  • Nijo Castle3.4 km
  • Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Gardens4.3 km



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FAQs when booking at Guest House Kobako

  • Where is Guest House Kobako located?

    Guest House Kobako is located at Sakyo-ku Okazaki Minami-Gosho-Machi 40-10 in Sakyo, 1.9 km from the centre of Kyoto. Kyoto Municipal Zoo is the closest landmark to Guest House Kobako.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Guest House Kobako?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Guest House Kobako.

  • Does Guest House Kobako offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Guest House Kobako offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Guest House Kobako from the airport?

    Guest House Kobako is 40.4 km from Osaka Itami.

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Value for money


Distance to downtown

1.9 km

Nearest Airport

Osaka Itami

Distance to airport

40.6 km