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Tomato Kyoto Hostel

"For my opinion, this place is best value for money in Japan."

KAYO - January 15, 2019
Triple - JP Style Non-Smoking - Bed Tomato Kyoto Hostel
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Tomato Kyoto Hostel

135 Shimizu-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, 600-8241 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
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Popular landmarks
Awashima-do Shotoku-ji Temple 40 m
Doso Shrine 160 m
Kyoto Cycling Tour Project (Kyoto Station Cycle Terminal) 230 m
Nishikawa Oil Shop 250 m
Yumekoubou Kyoto Head Studio 290 m
Koshoji Temple 330 m
Bic Camera Shop 350 m
Ryukoku University Omiya Campus 360 m
Takeda Hospital 370 m
Kyoto Aquarium 390 m
Nearby landmarks
Kyoto Station Building 640 m
Sanjusangendo Temple 1.84 km
Nishiki Market Shopping District 2.23 km
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine 2.91 km
Nijō Castle 2.94 km
Gion 2.98 km
Kiyomizu-dera Temple 3.15 km
Ginkakuji Temple 6.13 km
Kinkakuji Temple 6.18 km
Arashiyama Monkey Park 7.79 km
8.0

Excellent

Location rating score

Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
  • 610 meters to public transportation

  • Located in heart of Kyoto

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

  • Laundry service

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Kyoto in the last 24 hoursCompared to 3,013 Kyoto properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.8
Distance to city center1 km
Location rating8.0
Nearest airportOsaka International Airport (ITM)
Distance to airport36.3 km

Rooms available at Tomato Kyoto Hostel

Standard Triple Room
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 bunk bed and 1 futon
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Deluxe Triple Room
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 bunk bed and 1 futon
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Female Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 futon and 2 bunk beds
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Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 double bed
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Triple - JP Style with TV Non-Smoking
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Comfort Single or Double
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Private pool
  • 1 semi double bed
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Triple - JP Style Non-Smoking
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shared bathroom
  • 2 bunk beds
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Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • 2 bunk beds and 1 futon
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Standard,Japanese Western Style Room -Non-smoking
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  • Room size: 10 m²/108 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Tomato Kyoto Hostel?

Check-in is from 04:00 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.

How do I get to Tomato Kyoto Hostel?

If you're looking for an easy way to get around Kyoto with private transportation, the hostel can arrange taxi service.

What is the smoking policy at Tomato Kyoto Hostel?

Tomato Kyoto Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

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What people love about Tomato Kyoto Hostel

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    "I was so impressed with this hostel."

    KAYO

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    January 15, 2019

  • 8.8
    Excellent

    "It was nice staying in this hostel."

    Loreen

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    April 21, 2019

  • 9.2
    Exceptional

    "Facilities were pretty complete."

    Vidyata

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    February 17, 2019

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Room comfort score
6.6/10
Value for money score
7.8/10
Location score
8.0/10
Better than
99
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Overall rating:
7.5
Very good
885 reviews
Cleanliness
7.1
Facilities
6.9
Location
8.0
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What travelers say they love:
The room is quite big for a couple so that’s a plus.
Rhodessa from Philippines
Couple
More about Tomato Kyoto Hostel

More about Tomato Kyoto Hostel

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Kyoto, Tomato Kyoto Hostel is the perfect choice. With its location just 1 km from the city center and 100km from the airport, this 1-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Awashima-do Shotoku-ji Temple, Kyoto Cycling Tour Project, Nishikawa Oil Shop give to this hotel a special charm.

Tomato Kyoto Hostel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

The ambiance of Tomato Kyoto Hostel is reflected in every guestroom. television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Tomato Kyoto Hostel hits the spot in many ways.

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Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping
25 mentions
Internet
5 mentions
Food & Dining
1 mention

What they offer

10.0
Exceptional
Staff 

"All the staff are very friendly and welcoming."

KAYO

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January 15, 2019

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Nearest essentials

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Food and dining

Nearby restaurants

Japanese cuisine
Japanese cuisine
Sandaime Shigezo Kyoto Horikawadori
150 m Japanese, Sushi
Kyoto Ginyuba Kyotoeki Horikawadori
150 m Japanese, Sushi
Murakawa
160 m Japanese
Asian cuisine
Asian cuisine
Ayam Ya
80 m Asian, Halal, Soups
Osaka-ya
310 m Asian
Kyotoramenkenkyusho
330 m Asian, Sushi
Cafe
Cafe
Cha Cha
200 m Cafe
Grill Cafe Beer Restaurant Sun Beam
340 m Cafe
Sanshi Suimei Cafe
340 m Cafe

What's nearby

Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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Property's guest policies

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Reviews of Tomato Kyoto Hostel from real guests

Overall rating
7.5
Very good
From 885 reviews
8.1Location
7.9Value for money
7.6Service
Agoda Reviews (366)Booking.com Reviews (519)
Rating via Booking.com7.7
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10
Very good
Cleanliness7.4
Facilities7.4
Location8.2
Room comfort and quality7.2
Service7.7
Value for money8.1
High score for Kyoto
Rating
9+ Exceptional (183)
8-9 Excellent (113)
7-8 Very Good (217)
6-7 Good (98)
<6 Below Expectation (207)
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6.0
Anne
Family with young children

Was okay”

•accessible to train stations and bus stops •8-10 minutes walk to the nearest combini •free wifi
You might want to try this place if you want a complete privacy. Maybe it was just because of covid19 as nobody talked to us at all until we checked out. A letter welcomed us with the instructions and...
Reviewed February 13, 2021
8.0
Excellent
Enbo
Solo traveler

Very good”

It’s near to Kyoto station and the room is cheap, also it’s comfortable to stay.
Reviewed November 29, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Hiroshi
Couple

Good location, service and price....”

Good location, service and pricee.
No spare key for couple room, which made it difficult to have different activities.
Reviewed July 23, 2020
9.0
Exceptional
Rajesh
Solo traveler

Nice location, comfortable room, neat...”

Located 1 km from station so travel was quite easy. Bed was comfortable. Room was very clean.
10 % tax was not included which I had to pay separately.
Reviewed February 17, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Tira
Solo traveler

Very good”

For the price and location this was just perfect for me. If you are travelling and need just a simple place to sleep without any specials, this is a good pick.
Reviewed February 12, 2020
9.0
Exceptional
Hidayah
Solo traveler

To.Ma.To ”

The establishment is such a cute place. Only 10 min away to Kyoto Station. Very quaint place. Nearby To Family Mart.
I don&#39;t have any.
Reviewed February 06, 2020
5.8
Marco
Solo traveler

Okay”

The sleeping area was separated by divider. Enough for 1 day stay.
Reviewed February 03, 2020
5.4
Shih
Family with young children

The location is great but...”

Japaanese style room
The faculty the staff
Reviewed January 19, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Jen
Solo traveler

Exceptional”

Great facilities, friendly atmosphere and fab location. Great place to stay!
Nothing, everything was great!
Reviewed January 16, 2020
5.0
Anonymous
Solo traveler

What i like about them...”

The location its around 10-15mins is walk from kyoto train station.
The cleanliness the room is full of dust and the linen cover are not clean. Towels are chargeable
Reviewed January 05, 2020
6.3
Good
Wenhao
Couple

Pleasant”

Toilet are clean
Cannot use credit card. Room is a little dusty, encountered a spider crawling through my luggage. Bathroom floor always wet.
Reviewed January 04, 2020
6.0
Anh
Family with young children

Best choice for budget travellers.”

Cheap price to stay in the area. Quite near to Kyoto station, about 10 mins walk.
The room is not sound-proof so any noise&#47;walking from the inside or outside can be heard.
Reviewed December 30, 2019
10.0
Exceptional
Dilrukshi
Business traveler

I loved the place since...”

I was really late to check-in, they have kept instructions clearly and it was welcoming to any guest, friendly service. Really closer to the Kyoto Station. Allowed to keep the bag early even without ...
Reviewed December 16, 2019
6.3
Good
Eva
Group

Good for a late arrive...”

Location. Close to the station.
We went in December and it was a bit cold (rooms, toilets and showers). Rooms are for 2 people but they add a “futon” on the floor with a “biombo” to make you feel more isolated and have intimacy, but...
Reviewed December 14, 2019
7.0
Very good
Akumath
Group

Great as the guesthouse.”

The location is in the quiet area. You can walk to the property by 15-20 minutes from Kyoto Station up to your walking speed.
N&#47;A
Reviewed December 06, 2019
7.0
Very good
Tina
Group

Was a good experience”

The bathroom and bedroom were clean and a locker available for storing valuables. The location was close to Kyoto station meant getting around was easy along with easy access to shops and restaurants ...
The staff did not speak English very well and the limited number of showers meant that during the evening, you would have to wait for your turn. The sink was also in the hallway with no privacy. The ...
Reviewed December 04, 2019
10.0
Exceptional
Yuki
Solo traveler

Exceptional”

Great location, clean facilities and friendly staff :)
None
Reviewed November 23, 2019
7.5
Very good
Joel
Couple

Cheap and affordable”

Cheap,close to train station.
Very noisy at night because of some guest not following sign saying walk quietly. Some bedsheets and linens smells funny
Reviewed November 21, 2019
6.3
Good
Anonymous
Family with young children

Pleasant”

Staff really not friendly
Reviewed November 17, 2019
8.0
Excellent
Anonymous
Solo traveler

Very good”

It was about a 5-minute walk from Kyoto station, really convenient.
Reviewed November 16, 2019
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