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Hostel Nishijin Kanouya

493-3 Aizenji-cho Senbonhigashi-iru, Kamichojamachi-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8278 , Kyoto Prefecture
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
14 Apr 2014
“Such an interesting experience!”
25 Jul 2013
“Great value and kind owner”
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Room Service
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Hostel Kanouya was a real cultural experience. I have made several trips to Kyoto (I live in another city), but never have I learnt so much about Japanese traditional culture in just one weekend. The hostel was very easy to find, in a lovely traditional...More

1  Thank curfiewerflying
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Kanouya is located in the heart of Kyoto, near the Nijo castle and halfway to temples in the East and the West. If you take the time to walk around the Machiyas (old houses) you will feel like you are in a small village with...More

2  Thank Nousson
Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

First and foremost, this is NOT A HOSTEL. It is deceitful to market it as one. It is a sub-par homestay at best. It took us 2 hours to find this place, hidden down a side alley in a dingy area filled with gambling joints....More

8  Thank Amelia347
Response from traditional_house, オーナー at Hostel Nishijin KanouyaResponded 3 February 2014

This is not a Motel. This is Hostel. Did you stayed here? You wrote many wrong information. Reguler price is 2,500yen. Not a 25,000yen. You didn't stay. You created based on the opinion of others. Why war is forever in the world? Nobody understand for...More

Reviewed 7 February 2013

My friend warned me about a bad review regarding Kanouya on Trip Advisor. This worried me but I must say I had a very nice stay. The owner was kind and helpful showing me the way to local restaurants and a bath house. Yes, there...More

3  Thank muprup
Reviewed 25 May 2012

I'm realy sorry to say, but this hostel was nothing I expected from so called traditional Japanese house. First of all this is private home, not real hostel. So you basically live with the young owner. This place is small, smelly, uncomfortable and above all...More

9  Thank sarahar
Response from traditional_house, オーナー at Hostel Nishijin KanouyaResponded 6 January 2013

Every contry has different culture and manner and rules. Every customer can contact manager anytime. I can do any request for customers. Nobody say "smell" It is first time comment for us. 7 another customer stayed together on same days. They doesn't say smell. Dirty?...More

  • Top amenities
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Price range
  • US$18 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
  • Location
  • Japan >
  • Kinki >
  • Kyoto Prefecture >
  • Kyoto
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"You can pay a little extra and stay in the private room. If you are a student on a tight budget stay in the..."
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