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1 room, 2 adults

Hostel Otro Mundo, Kyoto

2-star2 stars
370-1 Rokuban-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 602-8351, Japan

Within easy reach of Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Free WiFi
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  • Parfait pour les étudiants et les petits budgets. Pour les autres, vous pourrez obtenir…Jan. 6, 2020
  • The location was not very central, but still ok, with some supermarkets and restaurants…Dec. 2, 2019

Hostel Otro Mundo, Kyoto

from $20 CAD
  • Double Room A/B
  • Double Room D
  • Mixed Dormitory
  • Japanese Style Twin Room

What’s around Hostel Otro Mundo, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 25 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 31 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 32 min walk
  • Kyoto University - 39 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 43 min walk
  • Shijo Omiya - 28 min walk
  • Doshisha University - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 83 min drive
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 55 min drive
  • Nijo Station - 18 min walk
  • Kitano-Hakubaicho Station - 18 min walk
  • Tojiin Station - 27 min walk
  • Emmachi Station - 19 min walk
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 24 min walk
  • Marutamachi Station - 26 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (7 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

At the hostel

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe

Hostel Otro Mundo, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostel Otro Mundo Kyoto
  • Otro Mundo Kyoto
  • Hostel Otro Mundo Kyoto
  • Hostel Otro Mundo Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hostel Otro Mundo Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Kyoto


Luggage storage is available from 8 AM.

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.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. This property only accepts cash for all bookings and onsite payments.

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

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.

FAQs for Hostel Otro Mundo, Kyoto

  • Are pets allowed at Hostel Otro Mundo?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Hostel Otro Mundo?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Hostel Otro Mundo.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hostel Otro Mundo?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hostel Otro Mundo?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include 花たぬき (3-min walk), SUKIYA (3-min walk), and McDonald's (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 38 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great staff, fun stay
Personally, I loved this location. It was quiet, had plenty of convenience stores around, and the living area was so cozy. I can see how people not prepared for something minimalist may not enjoy this hotel, but I thought it was so fun. It almost reminded me of a summer camp, and the staff was super friendly!
Hannah, jp2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Gas heater, uncomfortable
The hotel is very old and dirty. The bathroom is very small and inconvenient. The hotel has gas heater in the reception room. They said it is safe but the smell is very strong.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect budget accomodation in Kyoto
Great affordable accomodation. We stayed in a Japanese style private room, with very comfortable futon beds. The hostel was close to buses, convenience stores and some shrines as well Nijo castle. We were able to rent bicycles for 500 yen and bike around the city. Downtown Gion was a bus ride away and was great at night with plenty of shopping of dining out options. The staff were also very friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend!
usTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Like living at home.
I chose this hostel because it was the only one left in my price range when I was getting close to my trip, and for its central location in the city. I personally enjoyed this hostel more than others on my trip in Osaka, and found Kyoto to be a magnificent city. The hosts at the hostel were very friendly and helpful, and work to help provide a home-like atmosphere with group meals as optional purchases (for cheap, and very good) as well as musical instruments made available. The place itself feels like living in a Japanese home, complete with me hitting my head on things and tripping over changes in height of the floor. All things considered, very comfortable. The bunks were comfortable and with ample storage although sound carries very well through the thin walls. All in all a great atmosphere, I felt like I was at home and would stay there again.
William, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great bunks at this hostel
My favorite guesthouse/hostel so far. The building is a traditional style accommodation. I stayed in the dormitory and the bunks are great because you have your own storage locker. I enjoyed the staff too who are very helpful.
Kristina, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
A positive experience. The price and the service are correct!
marina, ieTrip with friends

Hostel Otro Mundo, Kyoto

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