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FUJITAYA BnB
2.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rp899.119 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)

"Well the front desk girls are very helpful, but there are some issues I concerned. They let tenants to wash dishes, then they just wipe them and put back for other tenants to use. They didn't require high heat, soap, eventually complete rinse to guaranty these utensils are cleaned, this could spread ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

FUJITAYA BnB
Piece Hostel Kyoto
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4.6/5Wonderful! (717 reviews)

"We loved that it was central, clean and a lot of amenities. The free breakfast was AMAZING -- they change it every day and they make it hot and serve it to you!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Piece Hostel Kyoto
Mosaic Hostel Kyoto
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4.6/5Wonderful! (121 reviews)
Clean and cosy!

"Amazing place to stay. The staff are very friendly and all the facilities are clean and easy to use"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

Mosaic Hostel Kyoto
Sakura Terrace The Gallery
The price is Rp1.231.737 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (4,060 reviews)
Wonderful stay

"We usually don't stay in the same place twice, but this is the exception. Just a brilliant place to stay; cannot fault. Location, amenities, staff, restaurant, value for money; all brilliant."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Sakura Terrace The Gallery
karaksa hotel Kyoto I
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4.6/5Wonderful! (299 reviews)

"All the staffs are friendly, patient and helpful. Place was clean and efficient. Close to shops, restaurants and transportation. If I had chance, I would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

karaksa hotel Kyoto I
Sakura Terrace
3 out of 5
The price is Rp985.389 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Hotel was great, close to metro and bus stop for transport. Enjoyed the welcome eveing drink each night."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Sakura Terrace
Kyoto Uraraka Guest House
The price is Rp591.234 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (352 reviews)

"Cool place located near Nijo Castle and some good ramen spots."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Kyoto Uraraka Guest House
Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
410-3 Shimomaruya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is Rp606.351 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,985 reviews)

"This was my second time staying here. Great staff who were very helpful and friendly. Hotel is in a great location - downtown area and close to train stations. Rooms are small but that is typical of Japanese hotels. Very clean rooms and great amenities."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto
Hotel San Crane
3 out of 5
The price is Rp615.807 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (987 reviews)
Great hotel. A real value.

"Wonderful hotel centrally located to sites and transportation throughout the region. The room by far is the best and most comfortable in my four trips to Japan this year. I would highly recommend the San Crane to anyone tired of tiny rooms , rock hard beds, and little room to move around. I’d come ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Hotel San Crane
Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,651 reviews)

"Has everything you need from a business hotel. Great location and excellent staff."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto
Village Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
The price is Rp1.895.643 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,429 reviews)

"Very convenient location, clear, fair price. The only thing I don’t like this property is the hair conditioner."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Village Kyoto
Kyoto Hana Hostel
2 out of 5
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4.2/5Excellent! (144 reviews)
Short and sweet

"Cute little place. Not as traditional as a lot of the other Ryokan options in Kyoto for around the same price in terms of the style. A very vanilla room in that sense. Staff seemed friendly enough and helped when they could"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Kyoto Hana Hostel
Guest House & Hotel Shijo Omiya
The price is Rp1.007.785 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (202 reviews)

"It is very quiet. The property owner communicates very well."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

Guest House & Hotel Shijo Omiya
ibis Styles Kyoto Station
The price is Rp739.042 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,593 reviews)

"Nice place to stay. Clean and simple. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

ibis Styles Kyoto Station
Centurion CABIN & SPA KYOTO
2.5 out of 5
68-2, Tachiuri Nishimachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,313 reviews)

"Tremendously safe and secured even if you are a woman and travelling alone! Women rooms are very spacious as well."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Centurion CABIN & SPA KYOTO
nine hours Kyoto
1.5 out of 5
588 Teianmaenocho,Teramachi-dori, Shijo Sagaru,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4/5Very Good! (1,073 reviews)

"Great location! Was easy walking distance to all the things I set out to do for a week in Tokyo and all the things not walkable there was a bus conveniently around the corner!!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

nine hours Kyoto
Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
The price is Rp453.502 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (1,645 reviews)

"Very clean, which was especially important as we stayed during the Covid-19 outbreak. Had a complaint one night about some noisy neighbours and hotel staff immediately came to sort it out for us. Great breakfast. Clean room. Quite a walk from Kyoto station, but really close to the main shopping street ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
Kyoto Plaza Hotel
The price is Rp665.138 per night
3.8/5Good! (222 reviews)

"( ) Location, friendly staff, clean room (-) Western style breakfast could have more of a variety"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Kyoto Plaza Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

What is Kyoto like for travellers on a budget?
Kyoto has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market, this destination is home to Philosopher’s Walk and Mount Hiei, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Kyoto?
Based on reviews, Centurion CABIN & SPA KYOTO is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Piece Hostel Kyoto and Guest House & Hotel Shijo Omiya.
What's the seasonal weather in Kyoto?
The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 26°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Kyoto is 1141 mm.
What is there to see and do in Kyoto?
Kyoto attracts visitors with its temples and historic landmarks, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. If you’re looking to enjoy the area’s natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Philosopher’s Walk, Mount Hiei or Maruyama Park.
What's the best way to get around Kyoto?
The nearest airport is 49.7 mi (80 km) away from the city centre in Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can book a flight to Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 24 mi (38.6 km) away. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Shiyakusho-mae Station, Sanjo Keihan Station and Karasuma Oike Station.

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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kyoto?

Based on reviews, Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo and karaksa hotel Kyoto I.

What is staying in Kyoto like?

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Kyoto, and visitors give high marks for the temples, beautiful gardens, and local tours. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its monuments. Top sights in the city include Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market, and Gion Corner. In Kyoto, there are 2108 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place for a stay in Kyoto?

Kamuro-an is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star ryokan offers free WiFi and LCD TVs. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Kiyomizu Temple. Reviews from our site also recommend KYOTO Guest Inn Nagaokakyo and NEST AT NISHIKI, KYOTO as top options for your trip.

Arashiyama is a culturally-rich top neighbourhood that travellers like for its riverfront. Other favourite areas in Kyoto include Gion and Karasuma.

What's the best hotel for a stay in Arashiyama?

With 29 hotels and other accommodation to choose from in this neighbourhood, you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Mulan Hostel is the highest ranked property in Arashiyama. This property offers private yards and a bar. Other favourite options in the area include NAGI KYOTO ARASHIYAMA and Ryotei Rangetsu.

What are the top places to visit in Kyoto?

Cultural venues in the city include Gion Corner, Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, and Kyoto International Manga Museum. Attractions like Kyoto Aquarium, Toei Kyoto Studio Park, and Kyoto Municipal Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. Notable for its temples, monuments, and historic sites, the city's landmarks include Heian Shrine, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and Nijō Castle.

What's the best hotel to stay near Kyoto University?

Adjacent to Kyoto University, Kyoto Guesthouse - The Earthship- Chikyugo is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this guesthouse offers free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Other good choices close by include Guesthouse Hyakumanben Cross and Ryokan Sawaya Honten.