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Hostel Mundo, Kyoto

2-star2 stars
596 Tenbin-cho Shimodatiuri agaruHigurasidori Kamigyo-ward, KyotoKyoto-fu602-8105Japan

Convenient to Nijo Castle
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.0
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
More comfort would be nice
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From 56 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hostel Mundo, Kyoto

from $12
  • Female Dormitory
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Japanese-Style Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Japanese-Style Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Japanese-Style Superior Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 4 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM

Required at check in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Hostel Mundo, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostel Mundo Kyoto
  • Hostel Mundo
  • Mundo Kyoto


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hostel Mundo, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Nijo Castle - 14 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 19 min walk
  • Heian Shrine - 44 min walk
  • Nishijin Textile Center - 15 min walk
  • Kyoto Shibori Museum - 20 min walk
  • Sento Imperial Palace - 21 min walk
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Kyoto Omiya Station - 27 min walk
  • Kyoto Shijo-omiya Station - 28 min walk
  • Kyoto Karasuma Station - 11 min drive
  • Nijojo-mae Station - 15 min walk
  • Nijo Station - 18 min walk
  • Karasumaoike Station - 26 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 49 reviews

Hostel Mundo, Kyoto
Good place
Its a good and very comfortable place especially for backpacker. The host is so nice and so friendly. The house is complete if you want to cook.
Farayus, us1 night trip
Hostel Mundo, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Nice accomodation
Locate near train station and subway. Give choice to customer to choose mode of transportation to arrive here. There are tons of other hotel here. Near the main road. Look safe. I arrive here at night and everything went smooth. Shared bathroom at ground from about 9 and toilet about 4. Hair dryer, iron, weighting scale available. The counter have lots of guide for the city. Wifi is good. Inside room is clean with futon, tv and fridge. Overview, it was a good 1 night backpacking style stay.
Fatin Izzati, as1 night trip with friends
Hostel Mundo, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Very basic hostel with good bus links to the city.
Very basic hostel with good bus links to the city.
A Traveler, as5 night romance trip
Hostel Mundo, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
nice hostel
The hostel is located at a very quite area, about 5 minutes walk to the bus station, 500 yen for one day bus pass can be all around the attraction, the room was too small for 6 girls, I have not space to unpack or put my things, as I was on the top of the bulk bed. I am living in a old house at Ireland, so I do understand you have to walk slowly and light step. as it was a old house, everything should designed very small, like small room, small toilet, my roommate always hit her head, because she is a bit tall. The staffs were very nice, teach me where to go, how to go, and what to go, and they speaks good english.
Ka Yan, as2 night trip
Hostel Mundo, Kyoto
Mundo is great!
I stayed for about a week at Mundo and Im glad i did! The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. It's a small hostel but cosy. Walking distance to Nijo Castle and even the Imperial Palace.
A Traveler, 6 night trip

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