HARUYA Higashiyama

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Triple Room | In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Twin Room, Non Smoking | In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Twin Room, Non Smoking | In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Twin Room, Non Smoking | In-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of HARUYA Higashiyama

HARUYA Higashiyama

2.0 star property
City centre hostel within easy reach of Kawaramachi

8.8/10 Fabulous

31 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
542-4 Furukawa-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 605-0026
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
  • Bike hire
Feel at home
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Blackout curtains

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Higashiyama Ward
  • Kawaramachi - 13 min walk
  • Kyoto University - 15 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 25 min walk
  • Yasaka Shrine - 2 min drive
  • Heian Shrine - 4 min drive
  • Nishiki Market - 7 min drive
  • Nijō Castle - 12 min drive
  • Kyoto Tower - 13 min drive
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 14 min drive
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 58 min drive
  • Sanjo Station - 9 min walk
  • Gion-shijo Station - 13 min walk
  • Kyoto Kawaramachi Station - 16 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 2 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 7 min walk
  • Keage Station - 14 min walk

About this property

HARUYA Higashiyama

Hostel in the heart of Higashiyama Ward
Close to Kawaramachi, HARUYA Higashiyama provides a garden, a library and laundry facilities. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hostel include:
  • Bike hire, a front desk safe and luggage storage
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby, smoke-free property and multilingual staff
Room features
All guest rooms at HARUYA Higashiyama have perks, such as climate-controlled air conditioning, as well as amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access and safes.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Shared bathrooms with showers and hairdryers
  • Communal kitchens, full-sized fridge/freezers and coffee/tea makers


English, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 4 PM until anytime
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Children (6 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bike hire


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1900
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library


  • English
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A city tax may be collected at the property. The city tax ranges from JPY 200–1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

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.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property only accepts cash.

Also known as

Hostel HARUYA Kyoto
HARUYA Higashiyama Hostel Kyoto
HARUYA Higashiyama Hostel
HARUYA Higashiyama Kyoto
HARUYA Higashiyama
HARUYA Higashiyama Kyoto
HARUYA Higashiyama Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
HARUYA Higashiyama Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Kyoto

Frequently asked questions

Does HARUYA Higashiyama offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, HARUYA Higashiyama does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at HARUYA Higashiyama?
As of 7 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at HARUYA Higashiyama on 12 October 2022 start from €28, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at HARUYA Higashiyama?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at HARUYA Higashiyama?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at HARUYA Higashiyama?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at HARUYA Higashiyama.
What are the check-in and check-out times at HARUYA Higashiyama?
You can check in from 4 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at HARUYA Higashiyama and nearby?
HARUYA Higashiyama has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near HARUYA Higashiyama?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Tenkaippin (5-min walk), Asuka (5-min walk) and Le Palais Gourmand Sugimoto (5-min walk).
What's the area around HARUYA Higashiyama like?
HARUYA Higashiyama is in Higashiyama Ward, a short 2-minute walk from Higashiyama Station and 13 minutes' walk from Kawaramachi.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Polite staff
Staff were so friendly, polite and helpful. We were trying to find an onsen with a sauna, and the lady rang around for us. The place is very clean. Good location to food,station and attractions
Zahara, 3-night romance trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

There are many mosquitoes and the room is very small and stuffy.
4-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very pleasant and friendly place. Traditional hostel in 100 year old building. It is very small so expect to be in close quarters with other guests.
2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Convenient and clean
Had an amazing time. The hotel manager went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great place for its price, very friendly receptionist.
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

ともお, 1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

TINGYU, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review