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Guest House Bola-Bola

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14 Feb 2017
“Authentic Experience”
12 Oct 2016
“good hostel”
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I loved staying here. The roll-out mats, sitting on floors, the sliding doors and the overall atmosphere and architecture gave this guesthouse the most authentic Japanese feel. Good location - walking distance to public transit, food, bath houses and more! We went during a cold...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

this hostel is well located for the attractions at Arashiyama. It is a quaint place, very clean , tidy and comfortable. The showers and toilets are excellent and it has a kitchen that is reasonably well equipped. The owner has produced some excellent maps and...More

Thank Carolinewales
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I spent a night here in August 2015. The owner is a nice guy, don't hesitate to ask him for direction or a map, he'll be helping you. It is located near to Katabiranotsuji station (approximately 5mins walking) and also Uzumasa station (approximately 15mins walking)....More

1  Thank Fayluna
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Very nice and cheap guesthouse in Kyoto. The owner makes the place especially nice. He is a friendly old Japanese man who speaks good English and likes to talk to his guests about Japan and Kyoto. Bikes can be rented for a good price at...More

1  Thank Anderskhe
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Friends highly recommended this place. It was a convenient place to stay as we were heading to Arashiyama. Shopping street with a number of eating places, convenience stores, supermarkets and public baths are within walking distance. Place is clean and host is staying on the...More

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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Western Kyoto
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Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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