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1 room, 2 adults

Bird Hostel, Kyoto

2-star2 stars
190 Joshinyoko-cho Nakgayo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 6040867, Japan

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • We (couple) stayed here for 2 nights in one of the family rooms as we wanted our own…Nov. 26, 2019
  • I was surprised in a positive way, staff here were very kind and pSep. 2, 2019

Bird Hostel, Kyoto

from $75 CAD
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What’s around Bird Hostel, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 11 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 16 min walk
  • Kyoto University - 17 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 18 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 19 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 44 min walk
  • Shijo Omiya - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 82 min drive
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 57 min drive
  • Kobe (UKB) - 62 min drive
  • Jingu-marutamachi Station - 15 min walk
  • Karasuma Station - 20 min walk
  • Shijo Station - 22 min walk
  • Marutamachi Station - 1 min walk
  • Karasuma Oike Station - 10 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 16 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 12

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
Freshen up
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This café serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Bird Hostel, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Bird Hostel Kyoto
  • Bird Kyoto
  • Bird Hostel Kyoto
  • Bird Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Bird Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Kyoto


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

Optional extras

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 600 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 68 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful Hostel In Great Location
Bird Hostel was incredibly clean and convenient to get around Kyoto. A highlight of our stay was the delicious breakfast prepared by the staff each day, they made fresh bread every morning, and it was delicious! The hostel also has a well stocked bar downstairs, and rents bicycles at rates that we found to be very reasonable. It's right next to a subway stop, and directly across from the imperial palace. It was a beautiful hostel, in an incredibly convenient location. I can't recommend this place enough!
Evan, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect place to stay
An excellently place to stay. Super helpful staff, clean everywhere, good internet, nice wooden pods, can’t ask for anything more and not sure how to improve the place - maybe cheaper bike hire? Located centrally but away from the main sites though easy on a bike and only two minutes from station. 7-11 nearby.
Stuart, jpOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice and convenient stay for our Autumn leaf viewing trip in Kyoto this year.
PING-YUAN, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Always great!
My fourth time staying there--perfect as always!
Amelia, as1 night trip

Bird Hostel, Kyoto

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