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Kyoto - Utano YH

29 Nakayama-cho Uzumasa, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 616-8191, Japan

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Overall Rating 91%

From 28 Reviews

Hostel rating (28)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 95%
Location 78%
Security 95%
Service 94%
Comfort 91%
Green rating 95%

Kyoto Utano Youth Hostel is the perfect stopping place for travellers who love Kyoto, people and nature!

  • Dorm
    From €27.91
  • Private
    From €83.72
10 or more people?
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Kyoto Hostel

Hostel Kyoto

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Utano Youth Hostel is housed in a beautiful, traditional Japanese-style building surrounded by lovely gardens, close to World Heritage Sites such as Kinkakuji, Ryōan-ji, and Tenryuji Temple. It’s just a short taxi ride from the metro which is a few stops from the main JR station in Kyoto.

The hostel offers spacious shared dorms and private rooms, free Wi-Fi, internet access, a well-equipped kitchen, barbecue area, large Japanese baths and a tennis court. You can rent a bike and there are many social activities organised by the hostel including playing games, sweet making and day trips.

Utano Youth Hostel is perfect for those that wish to experience Kyoto’s nature, people and culture. Go on one of the walking tours of the city and make sure you visit Kyoto Studio Park - a working TV and movie set that doubles as a theme park.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 23:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 15 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of JPY 0 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 06:00 to 23:00
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +81-(0)75-462-2288

Fax. +81-(0)75-462-2289

utano@yh-kyoto.or.jp

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Kinkaku-ji (Golden) temple (2 to 3km)
  • Ryoan-ji (Zen) temple (2 to 3km)
  • Arashiyama (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

It was my first time to live in Hostel. It's comfortable, interesting, friendly people and good for everything. I would like to be here with my friend again next time. How can I reserve a twin room ( 2 person ) in website?

83%

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LAM,

Sat 12 Nov 2016

Check Hihostel's website or just email us to book a twin room. Cheers,

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Kyoto - Utano YH,

Mon 14 Nov 2016

Loved staying at Utano Youth Hostel. Loved the location. One of my favorite things we did while at Utano YH, was renting their bikes and biking to the Bamboo forest and all the back roads in that area.

100%

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Jennifer,

Wed 19 Oct 2016

Nous avons beaucoup aimé cet auberge. Super confort et personnel, propre, assez bien situé, espaces communs, cuisine... Les chambres sont spacieuses et confortables. Le rapport qualité/prix est excellent. A améliorer: le petit déjeuner n'est pas à la hauteur du reste. Et il serait confortable de ne pas devoir obligatoirement quitter la chambre entre 10h et 15h, même lorsque l'on reste plusieurs nuit.

93%

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Basile,

Sun 16 Oct 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (1 to 2km)
  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (3 to 5km)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • National / State Park (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (3 to 5km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (2 to 3km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (3 to 5km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (2 to 3km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Osaka (Itami) Airport to Kyoto station. Airport limousine bus (50min)
Bus
Take No.26 city bus from JR Kyoto station (terminal D3) to Youth Hostel bus stop approx 40 min. Then just 1min. walk
Taxi
about 5-6min. from JR Hanazono station (11min. from JR Kyoto station to JR Hanazono station)
Underground/Metro
From Uzumasa-Tenjingawa subway station to Hostel (about 7min. taxi ride)
Car
Free parking space for cars bikes. Big chartered bus available.
Rail
Take JR Sagano-Sanin line (local). JR Kyoto Station to JR Hanazono sta.(11min) then 5-6min. taxi ride.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Walking / Hiking

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