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Best Kyoto hostels

Most recommended Kyoto hostels

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Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse - Kyoto - Bedroom
Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel - Kyoto - Restaurant
Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel
8.3 Very Good
UkyoR1 027+
R1 027+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Guest House Ga-Jyun
9.3 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Guest House Waraku-An
9 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
K's House Kyoto -Travelers Hostel
8.5 Very Good
ShimogyoR1 137+
R1 137+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hostel Mundo
7.6 Good
KamigyoR1 413+
R1 413+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Gojo Guest House
9 Wonderful
HigashiyamaR1 046+
R1 046+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Piece Hostel Kyoto
9.2 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Shiki Shiki Higashiyama
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Wise Owl Hostels Kyoto
8.5 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
nine hours Kyoto
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hostel Kyotokko
Free Wi-Fi

Kyoto hostels near the city centre

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Piece Hostel Sanjo - Kyoto - Patio
Piece Hostel Sanjo
8.9 Very Good
R Star Hostel Kyoto - Kyoto - Building
R Star Hostel Kyoto
8.4 Very Good

How much is a Kyoto hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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High season


Average price (weeknight)

R1 088

Average price (weekend night)

R1 631
Cheapest month to stay with an average 63% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 48% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Kyoto

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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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 July and August.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kyoto if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kyoto hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kyoto

  • 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 R57 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R23 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 R57 compared to R189 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, Mulan Hostel and Guest House Kingyoya 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