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bAKpAK Gion Hostel

Hostel | 2 - 244 Miyagawa Suji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan 605-0801

85.6% Overall Rating

195 out of 212 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/06/2015)

"For the money you can't go wrong. Its cheap and a great place to stay. Not far from good tourist spots. They even give free wifi and free towel. The beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of charging spots.…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kyoto?

Contact us directly

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Funky, friendly and fun hostels in kyoto Japan by backpackers for backpackers!
Gion Bakpak Hostel is situated in the very center of Kyoto. From our location, you can easily access to the most important World Cultural Heritages by walking, and by using the public transportation (Subway, Trains, Buses). Read more

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About bAKpAK Gion Hostel

**All rooms with shared toilets and showers

Welcome to bAKpAK Gion Hostel, Kyoto, Japan.
Centrally located in downtown Kyoto, in the traditional Gion district, it is a hostel for backpackers from worldwide with warm and laid back atmosphere. With our perfect location, you can experience the rich culture of both ancient and modern Kyoto. (If you are lucky enough, you might even bump into a Geisha !)

- Whats in our neighbourhood ? -

* The main Kyoto shopping area - traditional Nishiki food market, modern shopping malls.

* Endless restaurants lined up in the streets - from Japanese cuisine to Western cuisine. Any type of food.

* Night entertainment - pubs, bars, karaoke houses, clubs, the wonderous streets of Gion with lanterns.

* Sightseeing spot - Gion area, Kiyomizu temple, Yasaka shrine, Kinkakuji temple, Ebisu shrine, and many many more !

Reception hour 10:00-21:00
Cleaning time 11:00-15:00

* Check in time: 15:00~21:00 (*Need to notify the hotel if arriving late)
* Check out time: before 11:00

- Cancellation Policy -
(Based on our Reception business hour in Japan Standard Time) :

-No charge for cancellations or modification 3 days or earlier prior to your arrival date.

* Cancellations or modification 2 days prior to your arrival date. -50% of the first night rate shall be charged.
* Cancellations or modification 1 days prior to your arrival date. -100% of the first night rate shall be charged.
* Cancellations or modification on your arrival date. -100% of the first night + 50% of the second night (in the case you book more than 2 nights) rate shall be charged.
* NO SHOW -If we could not confirm your arrival by 22:00 , we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the booking. Please note that we charge 100% of the amount of your booking.

Accommodation Information

FAQ & Information

*Is there a curfew?

*Do you take credit cards & paypal payments ?
No, we only accept cash for payment.

*Do you have age restriction?
Children aged under 10 years old are restricted.

*Do you provide breakfast?
No, but we do provide free tea and coffee and towels for hire. Also, the Kitchen Area is free of use with refrigerator, microwave, and toaster. Additionally, there is a 24 Hour Supermarket next door .

*Do I have to bring my sleeping bag or linen?
No, you don't need to bring a sleep bag or linen they are all provided for free with no charge.

*Do you accept large group reservation?
Yes, we do accept reservations for groups!

Location Information

-Gion area * 5 mins
-Kiyamachi * 5mins

-Hanmikoji street * 10 mins
-Nishiki food market *10 mins

-Teramachi shopping street 10 mins

-Kenninji temple 5mins
-Yasaka shrine 10 mins
-Kiyomizu-temple15 mins

-Kinkakuji temple 1hour by bus

*Train station

-Keihan Train, -Gion Sijo Station -5mins
-Hankyu train-Kawaramachi Station- 10mins
* Kyoto station -15mins?bus or train

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