Must-see hotels in Northwest Kyoto

  • Mosaic Machiya Hostel

    Northwest Kyoto

    As the name suggests, this intimate hostel is set in a restored machiya (traditional Japanese townhouse) on an atmospheric street in the old geisha…

  • Shunkō-in

    Northwest Kyoto

    This is a shukubō (temple lodging) at a subtemple in Myōshin-ji. It’s very comfortable, with wi-fi and free bicycle hire, and the main priest here speaks…

  • Utano Youth Hostel

    Northwest Kyoto

    Utano is a large, modern, well-organised and well-maintained hostel convenient for the sights of Northwest Kyoto (though it’s a hike to reach other parts…