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Bakpak Gion Hostel
Bakpak Gion Hostel
Bakpak Gion Hostel
Bakpak Gion Hostel
Bakpak Gion Hostel
Bakpak Gion Hostel
Bakpak Gion Hostel

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7.6

Very good

47 reviews

47 reviews

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8.7

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - 30 meters from city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Higashiyama Authentic Maiko Experience Kokorohanashizuku

90 m

Menya Kokoro

90 m

Koun-an Temple

150 m

Maika Shop

160 m

Kyoto Ebisu Shrine

200 m

Popular landmarks
Gion

580 m

Nishiki Market Shopping District

890 m

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

1.4 km

Sanjusangendo Temple

1.5 km

Kyoto Station Building

2.1 km

Closest landmarks
Monthly Contract Car Park

200 m

Shijoko Bridge

250 m

Mitsui Sumitomo Bank

250 m

Hankyu Department Store

260 m

Gion Ajiko

260 m

Bakpak Gion Hostel

2-244 Miyagawa suji, Higashiyama-ku, Gion, Kyoto, Japan, 6080801 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the Gion part of Kyoto, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Kyoto

260 meters to public transportation

620 meters to Gion

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Game room

Laundry service

Concierge

Wi-Fi in public areas

Dry cleaning

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Kyoto every 1 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.9
Distance to city center2.8 km
Location rating8.7
Nearest airportOsaka International Airport (ITM)
Distance to airport38.7 km

Rooms available at Bakpak Gion Hostel

Private Room with Four Beds & Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 bunk beds
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1 Person in Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
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Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
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Private Double with shared bathroom
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    Guest Room Shared BathRoom (No Window)
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      Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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        Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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          Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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            Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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                Frequently asked questions

                How much does it cost to stay at Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

                What time is check-in and check-out at Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

                Is breakfast offered at Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Adults can enjoy breakfast at no additional charge. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hostel.

                What is the smoking policy at Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Bakpak Gion Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

                What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Gion Shijo Subway Station is the closest train, metro, or bus station, about 240 m away from Bakpak Gion Hostel.

                What restaurants are nearby Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Bakpak Gion Hostel is located in Gion, famous for good restaurants such as Kamokiku, Izakaya Mamoriya and Suiren.

                What popular shopping places are close to Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Bakpak Gion Hostel is located in Gion area which features shopping places such as Higashiyama Authentic Maiko Experience Kokorohanashizuku, Gion Ajiko and Maica.

                What are popular attractions near Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Bakpak Gion Hostel is located in Gion area, which is famous for attractions such as Gion, Eikando Zenrinji Temple and Heian Shrine.

                What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Bakpak Gion Hostel?

                Bakpak Gion Hostel is located in the Gion area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Konchi-in.

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                What people love about Bakpak Gion Hostel

                • 8.4

                  Excellent
                  Location

                  "Great location!"

                  Valentina

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                  June 27, 2019

                • 8.4

                  Excellent

                  "We got Room 1 at first floor - Yugo was really helpful and got our luggage to the room"

                  Valentina

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                  June 27, 2019

                • 8.4

                  Excellent

                  "There's lounge area with microwave, fridge, hot water dispenser, TV, sofa, dining table."

                  Valentina

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                  June 27, 2019

                Property ranking|Compared to 2,354 Kyoto properties
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                Location score
                8.7/10
                Room comfort score
                6.4/10
                Couples review score
                8.5/10
                Value for money score
                7.9/10
                Better than
                88
                %
                of Kyoto properties
                Better than
                87
                %
                of Kyoto properties
                Better than
                82
                %
                of Kyoto properties
                Better than
                80
                %
                of Kyoto properties
                Overall rating:

                7.6

                Very good
                47 reviews
                Cleanliness
                7.5
                Facilities
                6.7
                Location
                8.7
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                More about Bakpak Gion Hostel

                More about Bakpak Gion Hostel

                Bakpak Gion Hostel

                Enjoy both relaxation and an urban cultural exploration with a stay at Bakpak Gion Hostel, ideally placed just minutes from Kyoto city center.
                Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at Bakpak Gion Hostel. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service and luggage storage. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Bakpak Gion Hostel.
                The hostel's daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The hostel is entirely non-smoking.
                Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hostel come with air conditioning. The specially-designed rooms at Bakpak Gion Hostel offer a layout option like a balcony or terrace. The hostel's in-room entertainment is second to none, with television and cable TV provided to guests in select rooms.
                You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker and bottled water are available in some select rooms. You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer provided in some guest bathrooms.


                Dining and things to do

                Vending machines are on 24 hours a day, so you can grab a snack at any time of day or night. The hostel even has in-house cooking amenities such as BBQ facilities and shared kitchen for its most selective guests.
                Throughout the day, you can enjoy the activities offered at Bakpak Gion Hostel. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the games room and shared lounge and TV area.


                Around the property

                With its convenient location, the hostel offers easy access to all Kyoto has to offer. You're sure to want to visit Gion located 570 m away, among the most sought-after photographs for anyone visiting Kyoto.


                Reasons to stay here

                Spend less here on rooms than you would at 87% of other accommodations in the city.
                Verified reviews for this hostel's food and dining options score it better than 86% of accommodations in the city.
                Travelers who stayed here really appreciated the location, scoring it better than 88% of the city's other options.

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                Amenities and facilities
                Good
                Facilities

                6.7

                Languages spoken

                • English
                • French
                • Japanese
                • Spanish

                Internet access

                • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
                • Wi-Fi in public areas

                Things to do, ways to relax

                • Game room

                Dining, drinking, and snacking

                • BBQ facilities
                • Kitchen
                • Shared kitchen
                • Vending machine

                Services and conveniences

                • Concierge
                • Daily housekeeping
                • Dry cleaning
                • Elevator
                • Laundry service
                • Luggage storage
                • Smoke-free property
                • Smoking area

                Access

                • Fire extinguisher
                • Pets allowed
                Location
                2-244 Miyagawa suji, Higashiyama-ku, Gion, Kyoto, Japan, 6080801
                Excellent
                Location

                8.7

                Airports

                • Osaka International Airport (ITM)
                  38.7 km 50 min drive
                • Kobe Airport (UKB)
                  64.0 km

                Public transportation

                • Gion Shijo Subway Station
                  250 m 1 min drive
                • Kawaramachi Subway Station
                  330 m 5 min walk

                Hospital or clinic

                • TSURUHA DRUG
                  540 m

                Shopping

                • Kyoto Station Building
                  2.1 km

                Convenience store

                • Family Mart
                  390 m

                Cash withdrawal

                • ATM
                  270 m
                What's nearby

                Popular landmarks

                • Gion
                  580 m
                • Nishiki Market Shopping District
                  890 m
                • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
                  1.4 km
                • Sanjusangendo Temple
                  1.5 km
                • Kyoto Station Building
                  2.1 km
                • Nijō Castle
                  2.3 km
                • Ginkakuji Temple
                  3.7 km
                • Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
                  3.8 km
                • Kinkakuji Temple
                  5.7 km
                • Arashiyama Monkey Park
                  9.0 km

                Nearby landmarks

                • Higashiyama Authentic Maiko Experience Kokorohanashizuku
                  90 m
                • Menya Kokoro
                  90 m
                • Koun-an Temple
                  150 m
                • Maika Shop
                  160 m
                • Kyoto Ebisu Shrine
                  200 m
                • Monthly Contract Car Park
                  200 m
                • Kawaramachidori
                  220 m
                • Shoden Eigen-in
                  220 m
                • Kennin-ji Temple
                  230 m
                • Minami-za Theatres
                  230 m
                Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
                Property policies
                Children and extra beds

                Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

                Minimum age of guests is: 10 year(s).

                Others
                • Guests arriving after 06:00 PM are requested to contact the property directly prior to arrival.
                • Late check-in is available by prior arrangement only.
                • According to local tax regulation, effective from October 1, 2018 guests should pay accommodation tax surcharge directly to the property upon check-in (per person per night):
                  Tax JPY 200 - for room rate of JPY 19,999 and under per night.
                  Tax JPY 500 - for room rate between JPY 20,000 and JPY 49,999 per night.
                  Tax JPY 1,000 - for room rate of JPY 50,000 and over per night.
                • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
                Some helpful facts

                Check-in/Check-out

                • Check-in from15:00
                • Check-in until18:00
                • Check-out from05:00
                • Check-out until11:00
                • Reception open until18:00

                Getting around

                • Distance from city center2.8 km
                • Travel time to airport (minutes)48

                Extras

                • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)0 JPY
                • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 JPY

                The property

                • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
                • Number of bars/lounges0
                • Number of floors0
                • Number of restaurants0
                • Number of rooms 5
                • Room voltage100
                • Year property opened1980
                • Most recent renovation2000

                Reviews of Bakpak Gion Hostel from real guests

                Provided by verified guests of Agoda
                7.6
                /
                10
                Cleanliness7.5
                Facilities6.7
                Location8.7
                Room comfort and quality6.4
                Service7.5
                Value for money7.9
                High score for Kyoto
                Rating
                9+ Exceptional (4)
                8-9 Excellent (7)
                7-8 Very Good (8)
                6-7 Good (5)
                <6 Below Expectation (7)
                Time of the year
                Mar - May (8)
                Jun - Aug (5)
                Sep - Nov (10)
                Dec - Feb (8)
                All guests (47)
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                8.4
                Excellent
                Valentina from Australia
                Solo traveler
                Double Room with Shared Bathroom
                Stayed 3 nights in June 2019

                Close to Gion and Kawaramachi shopping area”

                Great location! Close to subways and bus stops. We got Room 1 at first floor - Yugo was really helpful and got our luggage to the room (stairs). As it's on the main road, we can hear the traffic 24hours. Old style house so expect a bit of smell. There's lounge area with microwave, fridge, hot water dispenser, TV, sofa, dining table.

                Reviewed June 27, 2019

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                8.0
                Excellent
                Sisca from Indonesia
                Group
                Stayed 1 night in March 2016

                Clean and good location”

                Very clean hostel, near to subway station, nice service

                Reviewed March 21, 2016

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                7.7
                Very good
                Samantha from United Kingdom
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in November 2015

                first time in a 'hostel'”

                the single room is huge and without windows so you can sleep well. the lounge is also a great place to hang out and there is pretty much everything you need in the kitchen.

                The first night I was in the 8 bed form which was comfortable and had lots of floor space and some lockers too. I then moved into their private room for 3 nights - which was a lot bigger than I was expecting. The only down side is that all 3 shower units are on the ground floor next to the lounge. Each floor has a toilet.

                Reviewed November 06, 2015

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                4.4
                Vio from Indonesia
                Solo traveler
                Private Double with shared bathroom
                Stayed 2 nights in January 2020

                Staff denied my check in due to irregular check in time policy”

                This property has a ludicrous check in time. They only accept check in between 3 PM to 6 PM. I admit that I missed to notice this in the Agoda page on their hotel policy. Furthermore, staff nor property did not proactively mentioned anything about said rules to the guest through email. I reckon I was 1 and a half hour late due to delayed trains from Tokyo. The hotel just sent me an email around 6 PM, which I immediately replied that I will be late to check in, with no further communications from the hotel. As I assumed that it will be fine, I make a call from the station as soon as I arrived in Kyoto, to ensure my late check in. The staff were not nice and all, and mentioned that he already cancelled my 2 nights booking. I was late for one and a half hour, and I could not even stay for the second night. The staff were not nice and helpful, and there goes my booking and money. I am utterly dissapointed with this booking.

                Reviewed January 09, 2020

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                6.3
                Good
                Barbara from Argentina
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in October 2015

                nice but...”

                clean and well ubicated

                The place is clean and the staff is really nice but even for a mixed shared bedroom lacks of privacy and comodities like elevator or simple way to carry luggage to uppers floors; the showers are beside the kitchen and common area, and the beds has no kind of courtin or something that help you to not being exposed to the other guests in the room.

                Reviewed October 28, 2015

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                8.8
                Excellent
                Ian from Philippines
                Group
                Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
                Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

                Awesome location”

                Near Subway station. Location near tourist spots.

                Reviewed November 22, 2018

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                6.3
                Good
                Pierrick from France
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 3 nights in June 2015

                Backpacker short stay”

                Cheap, Willer bus stop just near by, near lots of temples

                Ok hotel, staff is helpfull but not very friendly sometimes, you have absolutely nothing to cook, just a microwave and a toaster..

                Reviewed June 22, 2015

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                6.4
                Good
                KWOK from Hong Kong SAR, China
                Solo traveler
                Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
                Stayed 4 nights in October 2018

                Small shower area”

                Not enough shower rooms and area for brushing teeth.

                Reviewed November 05, 2018

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                8.4
                Excellent
                Ong from Singapore
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 3 nights in April 2016

                Enjoy my stay here”

                Enjoy my stay here

                Reviewed April 19, 2016

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                8.7
                Excellent
                Lam-Dien from Australia
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in February 2015

                Bakpak hostel”

                Hostel was in a convienent location to down town kyoto, had access to cheap food and tourist sites within walking distance. Staff helpful and good English, and other clients were also very friendly

                Love it

                Reviewed February 09, 2015

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                7.0
                Very good
                Joan from United Kingdom
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in August 2015

                ..”

                Other guests
                Reviewed September 08, 2015

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                8.3
                Excellent
                SUPPHAWAT from Thailand
                Group
                Stayed 1 night in October 2015

                ที่พักสะอาด สุดคุ้ม”

                1. ความสะอาด 2. คุ้มราคา 3. ที่ตั้ง

                ประทับใจ หลับสบาย

                Reviewed October 31, 2015

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                7.2
                Very good
                KWOK from Hong Kong SAR, China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

                值得再住”

                單人房(共用浴室)超大,會再想住,但下2個行程都沒有房,可惜。

                Reviewed November 21, 2018

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                7.2
                Very good
                HUACHUN from Taiwan
                Solo traveler
                Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
                Stayed 1 night in May 2018

                中規中矩”

                整體而言中規中矩,但因為也不貴,我覺得cp值還不錯。可以斟酌下面優缺點決定要不要訂。 優點: 1.離車站近、設備齊全。 2.交誼廳尚可,有茶包熱水可自由使用。 3.床位大小剛好,每個床附近都有延長線的插座。我自己是覺得床和棉被還蠻好睡的啦XD 4.我住的那晚旅客素質都很好,很安靜。 缺點: 1.床沒有簾子,隱私性不足。(相對日本其他青旅而言) 2.老闆只在特定時段出現,若有問題不容易聯絡(印象中只有9-18是旅館中有工作人員的時段,像是我那天早上要Check out就只能等到9點之後...) 3.可以寄放行李,但最多可寄放到Check out當天的下午五點。(否則會多收錢) 4.浴室略小,略少。

                Reviewed May 21, 2018

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                9.6
                Exceptional
                Chi from Hong Kong SAR, China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in May 2017

                Exceptional”

                職員十分友善,而且環境十分悠閒,行大約十分鐘左右就到商店街,食嘢購物都好方便!

                Reviewed May 26, 2017

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                10.0
                Exceptional
                Sum from Hong Kong SAR, China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in December 2016

                Nice experience”

                位置有點難找 但附近有便利店也是購物區 步行到清水寺也不遠 旺中帶靜

                Reviewed January 09, 2017

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                8.0
                Excellent
                Yin from Hong Kong SAR, China
                Group
                Stayed 4 nights in March 2016

                旅館位置方便”

                近車站,附近也有食肆商店,十分方便。而且清潔度高,不錯。

                Reviewed March 29, 2016

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                8.7
                Excellent
                Chin from Hong Kong SAR, China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in August 2015

                雖不是同類最好,但較便宜也很不錯”

                除了床位沒有個別的布幕遮隔外,其他都挺好的。房間是日式榻榻米中放幾張雙層床。公共空間則挺好。位置方便,對著鴨川,走五至十分鐘左右便到四條河原町巴士站。隔壁亦有二十四小時營業的便利店和超級市場,
                Reviewed August 04, 2015

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                10.0
                Exceptional
                Jiyeon from South Korea
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in January 2018

                가격대비 매우 만족했습니다!”

                숙소도 청결했고 체크인해주시는 분도 친절하셨습니다! 가격에 비해 위치가 정말 좋고 싱글룸 컨디션도 좋네요:) 다만 샤워룸이 완벽히 분리된게 아니라 벽이 쳐져있는 형태라 불안하긴했습니다 그래도 만족했어요!

                Reviewed January 22, 2018

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                9.2
                Exceptional
                Chanmi from South Korea
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 3 nights in April 2016

                좋았어요”

                위치가 가와라마치역이나 기온시조역까지 걸어가기도 좋고 기온거리랑도 가까워서 교통부분은 진짜 최고였어요! 불편한거라면 샤워실이 3개밖에 안되는거? 그런데 그것도 시간만 잘 맞춰가면 상관없었음!

                Reviewed April 12, 2016

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