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Guest House "Bon"

Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (2)
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“common room”(6 reviews)
“the bus”(13 reviews)
“bamboo garden”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Fitness centre
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Iresidentialfirst solo travel and this place was recommended to me. I booked it through Hostelworld and inadvertently booked for a day later than I actually arrived. Instead of turning me away because they were full, they made up a room in their own house for...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 26 June 2014

What more can I say that hasn't been said here? This place is just wonderful. I have traveled quite a bit in several different countries and it is no exaggeration when I say that this is the most pleasant place where I have ever stayed....More

2  Thank Vasco L
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the traditional setting wonderful. The guest house is located ~1.2 km from Kitaoji station which can be walked fairly easily, although a bus would be ideal if you are carrying a lot of luggage. There is also...More

Thank NoriNori101
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This fabulous little guesthouse was a dream to return to after hectic sightseeing days among the crowds. Kazo the owner is a lovely man - so very welcoming and informative and nothing was too much trouble. Very helpful too with supplying bus routes and ideas...More

Thank GypsyKezz
Reviewed 25 April 2014

The owner of the guest house picked me up from the train station. A superman. He is the tour guide, driver, cleaner and receptionist. Room is average size for single. Love the communal room where I met other travelers and shared tips and interesting stories....More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$34 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Japan > Kinki > Kyoto Prefecture > Kyoto > Northern Kyoto
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Room & Suite (2)
Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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"Upstairs rooms are best."
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"The ones that face the road are nosier. Prebably, take the rooms upstairs."
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"The rooms facing the inner courtyard (north) are a bit more quiet than the ones facing the street, obviously."
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"All rooms are traditional style with tatami n thick comforter. If u want a room with view, try the upper..."
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