This beautiful hotel is located on Shirakawa River in Gion, Kyoto. Nestled in the four-story building, Hotel Mume is a unique boutique accommodation. All seven rooms are decorated in authentic "ka-cho-fu-getsu" (bird, butterfly, wind, moon) style. Each room adorns unique themes, such as, Wind room are bright; Butterfly room have black walls and Chinese relics; Moon room are have golden shades on the walls. Each room feature "karakami" paper from 400-year-old "Karacho Shop" and traditional Chinese furnishing.
This is a friendly, well-organized and fairly disciplined youth hostel in the west of the city. Be warned that light's out is 10.30pm and there is also a 10pm curfew! There is room for 168 guests and facilities include bike rental for 600 yen and laundry provision. Breakfast and dinner are available at 500 yen and 850 yen respectively and the nightly charge is a very cheap 2800 yen.
Yachiyo is an authentic Japanese Ryokan, where you can enjoy a traditional Ryonkan experience. If you are here to explore Higashiyama district, Kyoto's main sightseeing area, this is the right place to stay. The rooms are very spacious with typical Japanese decor with Tatami Mat flooring, most of the rooms face the beautiful Japanese gardens. Taste the 'Kaiseki' dining experience made by the best seasonal ingredients available, in the Garden restaurant of Ryokan Yachiyo. You can enjoy the moon light by walking a short distance to experience the atmosphere of Nanzen-ji Temple. One of the best places to experience the traditional Japanese stay.
Opened in April 2013 with brand new facilities, Piece Hostel Kyoto is conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. It features a spacious and comfortable lounge, a tatami (woven-straw) terrace and a wall-size map with latest event information around Kyoto. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property, while portable WiFi devices are available for guests to use during their stay for an additional fee. The hostel is about a 10-minute subway ride away from Nijo-jo Castle, and a 10-minute drive from popular Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Fushimi Inari with hundreds of red gates can be reached within a 10-minute train ride. Kyoto Piece Hostel provides a fully-equipped kitchen, a library with international books and guidebooks, and internet PCs for free. Laundry machines and clothes dryers can be used at an extra charge. Bicycles can be rented for a day to explore the city. Private rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV and a washbasin. A semi-double size bunk (120cm wide) in the dormitory rooms comes with a luggage space and a security locker. Drinks and snacks can be ordered at the on-site bar counter.
Basic backpacker accommodation available daily (from around JPY3,000) or monthly (from around JPY35,000). Available facilities include shower, air-con, washing machine, phone and fridge.
Situated to the southwest of Kyoto station, this traditional and very friendly Japanese lodging is situated in an old townhouse. Although the facilities are fairly basic, they include cycle hire, Internet use, and free use of the washing machines and kitchen. A good place to connect with other backpackers.
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo is a standard, economical and downtown hotel with bar, restaurant and well-appointed rooms close to the central business district. The Mitsui Garden Hotel has a large banqueting and conference hall that seats up to 162 people. There is a karaoke lounge for the amusement of guests and complete non-smoking rooms are also available.
The Karasuma Kyoto Hotel is conveniently located right in the center of the city within easy access of the business district, transport links and all the sights. As a sister hotel of The Kyoto Hotel the Karasuma Kyoto Hotel offers high standards at a reasonable cost. The hotel provides six different restaurants including Chinese, Japanese and Western, as well as a bar. Meal rates start from JPY1,800 for breakfast and JPY6,000 for dinner. The rooms are comfortable and well furnished in a choice of both Western and Japanese style.
Enjoy well-priced accommodations in an eleven-story tower near Omiya Station. All rooms are Western style and have en-suite bath, fridge, satellite TV and desk as well as pay per view video. The Ark Hotel has a Japanese restaurant and bar on the premises.
The Toyoko Inn provides standard, inexpensive business accommodation near Omiya station. The rooms come with en-suite bath, fridge, air-conditioning, TV and video.
Part of the Garden Hotel group of hotels, Sanjo Karasuma Hotel Kyoto offers good standard accommodation at reasonable prices for business people. The hotel includes a Japanese restaurant and bar overlooking a traditional garden. The hotel has two medium-sized fully equipped conference rooms, which can be hired with screen, OHP and video.
Offering a spaceship-like atmosphere of clean lines and calm spaces, 9 Hours Kyoto provides unique capsule beds just a 2-minute walk from Kawaramachi Train Station. Completely non-smoking, the hotel has separate floors for men and women. The custom-designed capsules at 9 Hours Kyoto Teramachi include a light-based alarm clock, specialised pillow and high-grade linens. Room wear and slippers are provided. Showers and toilets are shared, and the hotel offers its own Japan-made bathing amenities. Guests can stay in beds next to one another by reserving a two capsule room. A convenience store is right next to the hotel, which is a 10-minute taxi ride from JR Kyoto Train Station. Yasaka Shrine is a 15-minute walk and Kodai-ji Temple is a 20-minute walk away. The lobby has free Wi-Fi and a free-use internet station. The 24-hour front desk offers luggage storage.