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1 room, 2 adults

Kyoto Hostel ZEN, Kyoto

1-star1 star
423 Idutsuya-cho, Yanaginobanba, Rokkakusagaru, Nakagyou-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-8113, Japan

City-center hostel, steps from Nishiki Market
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • Good clean hostel and good value for the money. The little sleeping pods provide enough…May 28, 2018
  • Amazing by comparison! I’ve stayed in some nice hostels but this has been my favourite -…Sep. 25, 2019

Kyoto Hostel ZEN, Kyoto

  • Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Family Room with Shared Bathroom(Upper beds available for a group of 5 or 6 persons)

What’s around Kyoto Hostel ZEN, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Nishiki Market - 1 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 4 min walk
  • Yasaka Shrine - 20 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 23 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 24 min walk
  • Kyoto University - 25 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 32 min walk

Getting around

  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 55 min drive
  • Karasuma Station - 9 min walk
  • Kawaramachi Station - 9 min walk
  • Shijo Station - 10 min walk
  • Karasuma Oike Station - 11 min walk
  • Shiyakusho-mae Station - 11 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 14 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 34 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

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

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

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
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Kyoto Hostel ZEN, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostel ZEN
  • Kyoto ZEN
  • Kyoto Hostel ZEN Kyoto
  • Kyoto Hostel ZEN Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Kyoto Hostel ZEN 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.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

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

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of JPY 300 (subject to availability)

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 Kyoto Hostel ZEN, Kyoto

  • Are pets allowed at Kyoto Hostel ZEN?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Kyoto Hostel ZEN?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Kyoto Hostel ZEN.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Kyoto Hostel ZEN?
    You can check in from 4 PM to 9 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of JPY 300 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Kyoto Hostel ZEN?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include パーセント (1-min walk), 手水や (1-min walk), and 白山ムーン (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 34 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
quiet lil nook
great service from the staff at the hostel. Place was very pleasant and the beds were very comfortable. Showers were strong and there was a mini bath tub too!! overall will go back!
Michelle, myTrip with friends

Kyoto Hostel ZEN, Kyoto

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