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Top tips for finding Kyoto hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Kyoto, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Kyoto in April and March.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Kyoto if you stay on a Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 89 days before your stay to get the best price for a Kyoto hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Osaka found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $42, while the most expensive was $110.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Osaka for 4 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Kyoto

  • What are the best hostels near Kyoto Station?

    Kyoto Station is a popular area in Kyoto and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Piece Hostel Kyoto or K's House Kyoto -Travelers Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Kyoto Station.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Kyoto?

    Hostel prices in Kyoto can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Kyoto is $69 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $19 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Kyoto?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Kyoto is $69 compared to $186 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are there hostels in Kyoto that are good for couples?

    Hostels can be a great choice for a romantic option. Guest House Oumi - Hostel, Mulan Hostel and Santana Guest House Kyoto are especially romantic hostels in Kyoto.

Where to find the best hostels in Kyoto?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Kyoto by showing you the exact location of each hostel