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Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Restaurant
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location was awesome and the staff was great, but it was not a good choice the 24 mixed dorm. Just too many people snoring around us at night, not for a good rest after a whole day walking and exploring under the sun. In...More

Thank María Luján A
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Kyoto is such a charming place to stay and I love that the guesthouse is just a stone’s throw away from the Kiyomizudera Area. That’s less than 5mins walk to several temples, shrines, & traditional streets. It’s also near Gion District & Nishiki Market. You...More

Thank mguerr400883
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The hostel is located in a very good area, near the bus and train station and the one of the famous temples in the city. The staff is awesome and they speak good english. The rooms and the bathroom (they provide soap and shampoo) are...More

2  Thank leloca97
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Great Hostel. The rooms are clean and so are the showers. Nice communal area for eating and drinking with a fridge to store your stuff in. Lockers provided for each bed with combination locks on which you can set you your own code. Staff are...More

1  Thank Macca2909
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Compared to all the other hostels we stayed at in Japan, this one was the worst. The rooms are noisy (street and guests), bed mattresses are worn and uncomfortable and the facilities aren't great. For example, there's only one bottle of hand soap available on...More

Thank Jack D
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Amenities
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Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$14 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Budget Hotel in Higashiyama
#9 Quaint Hotel in Higashiyama
Details
Price range
US$14 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Budget Hotel in Higashiyama
#9 Quaint Hotel in Higashiyama
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Traveler (25)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (9)
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21 December 2016|
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Response from Hary T | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am not affiliated with them but I stayed there before. Their bathrooms are located on the 2nd floor. Each floor has toilet closets only. Honestly it's not quite inconvenient to always go down to 2nd floor, which... More
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leafiewonder
28 May 2015|
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Response from siscaria v s | Reviewed this property |
Hi, better you stay longer in Kyoto than Osaka as there are more to see in Kyoto. I dont see a lots interesting place in Osaka. I have stayed in both hostel, khaosan is near to the kyoto station but santiago is close by walk... More
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"all room is best"
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"Laundry facilities, beds with curtains."
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"Good spot for shrine visits in the day and bars at night."
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"free wifi, close to kiyomizudera"
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