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Best Kyoto hostels

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International Guest House Tani House - Kyoto - Building
International Guest House Tani House
8.2 Very good
KitaC$ 72+
C$ 72+
Free Wi-Fi
Kyoto guesthouse Kyonoen - Hostel - Kyoto - Dining room
Free Wi-Fi
The Next Door
8.1 Very good
MinamiC$ 89+
C$ 89+
Free Wi-Fi
Kyoto Hana Hostel
8.5 Very good
ShimogyoC$ 76+
C$ 76+
Free Wi-Fi
Haruya Umekoji
7.8 Good
ShimogyoC$ 52+
C$ 52+
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Niniroom
8.6 Very good
SakyoC$ 83+
C$ 83+
Free Wi-Fi
Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel
8.4 Very good
UkyoC$ 83+
C$ 83+
Free Wi-Fi
Guesthouse Itoya Kyoto
9 Wonderful
KamigyoC$ 78+
C$ 78+
Free Wi-Fi
Guesthouse Itoya
KamigyoC$ 36+
C$ 36+
Free Wi-Fi

Kyoto hostels near the city centre

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Piece Hostel Sanjo - Kyoto - Lounge
Piece Hostel Sanjo
8.9 Very good
NakagyoC$ 80+
C$ 80+
R Star Hostel Kyoto - Kyoto - Bedroom
R Star Hostel Kyoto
8.4 Very good
ShimogyoC$ 65+
C$ 65+
Ryokan Hostel Gion
8.8 Very good
HigashiyamaC$ 137+
C$ 137+

How much is a Kyoto hostel?

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 57

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 75
Cheapest month to stay with an average 48% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 126% rise in price.
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Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Kyoto

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Top tips for finding Kyoto hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Kyoto, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Kyoto in April and February.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kyoto if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Monday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 89 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kyoto hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Osaka found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 38, while the most expensive was C$ 202.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Osaka for 4 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kyoto

  • What are the best hostels near Kyoto Station?

    Kyoto Station is a popular area in Kyoto and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Piece Hostel Kyoto or K's House Kyoto -Travelers Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Kyoto Station.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Kyoto?

    Hostel prices in Kyoto can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Kyoto is C$ 61 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 15 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Kyoto?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Kyoto is C$ 61 compared to C$ 188 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are there hostels in Kyoto that are good for couples?

    Hostels can be a great choice for a romantic option. Guest House Oumi - Hostel, Mulan Hostel and Santana Guest House Kyoto are especially romantic hostels in Kyoto.

Where to find the best hostels in Kyoto?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Kyoto by showing you the exact location of each hostel.