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Located in Kyoto, this traditional Japanese guest house features free Wi-Fi and a free public computer. Shichijo Onmae bus stop is 3 minutes’ walk away. A seating area and shared bathroom are provided with each room at Guest house KYOTO COMPASS. Free toiletries are provided and blankets are available upon request. Select rooms have a garden view. A shared living area and bicycles are available for guests’ use during their stay at this Kyoto Guest house Compass. Access to the shared kitchen is available upon request. The guest house is 2.8 mi from Imperial Palace and 1.4 mi from Kyoto Station. Nijo Castle and Toji Castle are within a 30 minutes’ bus ride away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 futon beds
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Kyoto
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See what guests loved the most:

  • VietnamVietnam
    Mama and Papa are the best hosts ever. I had a great time with everyone, especially 2 cats.
  • Dylan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Friendliest, kindest people on the planet. Very nice old house with two very cool gardens and two very cute cats. I met so many interesting people from all over the world, and got a lot of good travel advice from both staff and guests.
  • N
    Very cozy place, friendly atmosphere. Mama and Papa are very kind and took a very good care of me that it felt like home.

Area info

Amenities of Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Linens
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Cash Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note there is no curfew at this property.

If arriving after 21:00, guests must contact the property in advance.

Please contact the property if you are bringing children between 4 and 6 years old. Child rates apply.

Children under 6 years of age cannot be accommodated in dormitory-style rooms.

1 child under 3 years old can stay for free if using an existing bed only in the Japanese-style room, not in the dormitory rooms.

Towels can be rented at a fee.

An accommodation tax per person, per night is not included in the price and must be paid at the property.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

License number: 京都市指令保保生第292号, 京都市指令保保第292号

FAQs about Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS

  • Check-in at Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS include:

    • Twin
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Quad
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS is 1.1 miles from the center of Kyoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guesthouse KYOTO COMPASS offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental