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Reviewed 30 September 2011

Spent a few nights at tour club - an adequate but not fantastic accommodation. Rooms were small, not super clean, and the bed was not that comfy. One of the staff wasn't very helpful. Also we had to drag our luggage and all from the JR kyoto station and that took 10-15 minutes. They claim to be one of the...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 27 September 2011

We stayed in Tour Club in August 2011, in a Japanese Style Twin ensuite room. The place is highly recommended, it's half-way between a hostel and a ryokan, therefore travellers are both young people and adults with families. We went in the peak of the high-season but we found it quiet and enjoyable. It's a 10 minutes walk from the...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 September 2011

Stayed at Tour Club double ensuite for our 4 day trip at Kyoto. Great central location of about 10 min walk from Kyoto Station, nestled among various amenities e.g. eateries of different price range, convenience stores. Room is very clean and cosy. Excellent. Bathroom is compact and well-maintained. The futon & tatami floor is a nice touch to the Japanese...

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 19 September 2011

In terms of location, Tour Club is very convenient: walking distance from Kyoto station, between two nice buddhist temples, and in a central position to visit all the wonderful sites spread in the city. This hostel offers all the facilities you can expect from any hostel. However it has something else which makes it special: the staff is very kind...

1Thank Marc L
Aalborg, Denmark
Reviewed 27 August 2011

Quite easy to find according to directions on their website. Nice common room. Beautiful interior. Good bathing facilities and comfortable beds. Close to a very, very good yakitory bar/cafe. But.... Curfew at 23:00 is a BIG minus!! Absolutely no need for that in a backpackers hostel! Severely limits ones possibility to experience Kyoto nightlife.. And even more important - it's...

1Thank Joachim M
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Reviewed 27 August 2011

The hotel size was not too big, not to small, and easy to find. It's within the walking distance from Kyoto station, even with your luggage. The first impression was that the staffs were very nice and friendly. That was a good welcome for us. We booked a family room for 4 people. The room was so comfortable, clean, and...

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Reviewed 20 August 2011

Lonely planet rated this as the best value for money in Kyoto. I disagree. The location was quite good as it is close to the Kyoto railway station. The room had a good size, but the beds were uncomfortable and the bathroom was unappealing. The only thing, which I could see was done to the room during 'cleaning', was that...

1Thank Lars O
Reviewed 18 August 2011

Thanks for the staff who are kind to help us. It will be excellent if there has a cold water supply!

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Cochranton Pa
Reviewed 18 August 2011

As a single, retired, woman from the US that does not speak japanese, this facility was great. Clean rooms and bath and friendly, helpful staff. The location was close to the train/bus station which made sightseeing very easy. Staff was helpful on every aspect.. bus stops, sightseeing and good places to eat. The get togethers in the evening were a...

1Thank Regina M
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Well equiped hostel in a quiet location near to all the attractiond. Staff were very helpfull and a great ,meeting place.

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Staying in Shimogyo-ku

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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub, Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining, and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with tourists and local business travelers, making it a competitive location for ever-new commercial structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains. Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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We are a hostel, please do not expect luxury. Our ensuite are small and without daily-maid because we focused on providing basic ensuite rooms for the price of youth hostel dormitories in Kyoto. We offer cheaper dormitory too. If you need more than the basics, we cannot meet your needs. However, we provide best value for money, such as zen garden, Japanese lounge, free kimono-try, wifi and information book. ... more   less 

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Address: 362 Momijicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8345, Kyoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Shimogyo-ku
Price Range: RM94 - RM384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“The private room with private bathroom on the 2nd floor is a better alternative to a hotel for budget travellers.”
 of 5 bubbles 761stanleyk, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Silence room, free coffee and black tea, and free of kitchen facility”
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“Mine had a ensuite.”
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“We had a double room with toilet-shower attached, very quiet !”
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“This property is smoking free.”
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