Opening on March 1, 2020, “WISE OWL HOSTELS KYOTO” is a great homebase for tourists keen on exploring the surrounding area as it is conveniently located just 5 minutes away from Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit.
The hostel has a bar lounge on the first floor where guests can get to know other travelers and locals. Friendly and travel loving staff welcome guests and guests can chat with them for recommended places to go, eat, and explore. An experience unique to the hostel, the dishes are prepared using iron plates and locally made Kyoto sake.
On the southwest side of the 10-story building, you can see the five-storied pagoda of Toji.
Wise Owl Co., Ltd.’s hotels are for travelers who want to play and enjoy well into the night. Their first project “Wise as an Owl” opened on July 2016 in Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. Another project “WISE OWL HOSTELS TOKYO” and one in Shibuya area opened on April 2017. So far, it has welcomed more than 100,000 travelers and has created a thriving community.
[Overview of the hostel]
Location: 96-1 Nishikujo-Ikenouchicho, Minami-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Building structure: Steel frame, 10 floors above ground, 1 basement floor
Number of guest rooms: 38 rooms, accommodates 138 people.
Private room: BUNK BED for 2 people 28 twin rooms, 2 double rooms for 2 people
Dormitory: Dormitory for one person $ 8
BUNK @ BED dormitory for women (2 rooms for 6 people, 2 rooms for 4 people)
Mixed BUNK BED Dormitory (1 bed for 2 persons, 1 room for 8 persons, 2 rooms for 20 persons)