Len is both a convenient and delightful hostel to stay at when in Kyoto!

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Located in Kawaramachi, Kyoto you’ll find Len, a trendy little hostel with its own built-in café and bar. The first floor’s lounge area, where the café and bar are located, welcomes not only guests, but locals and travelers alike. The atmosphere is laid back and encourages people to come together and have a good time. Its location is convenient for sightseeing around Kyoto as well, with the downtown area and Kamogawa just a stone's throw away.

Exterior view
Exterior view
stylish café
stylish café

Stylish café and bar

With a menu and beer options that change with the seasons—or sometimes even daily—you never know what you’ll get, and that’s part of the fun!

Their Japanese craft beers tend to be the most popular, so don’t miss your chance to try the local Kyoto beer. As for bottled drinks, they generally have a wide selection of American craft beers.

(Café Hours 8:00-17:00, Bar & Dining Hours 17:00-24:00)

Café Hours 8:00-17:00
Café Hours 8:00-17:00

The fish & chips and homemade roast beef are particularly popular.

the fish & chips
the fish & chips

The various room options


Rates start at a reasonable 2,600 yen per night, depending on your desired room type. You can choose from either a mixed dorm or a female-only dorm. Regardless, each bed comes equipped with a curtain for privacy, and if you’re worried about your belongings, you’ll be happy to learn that every room also contains lockers. In addition, for added security, dormitory doors are equipped with a numerical pin-pad.


Private rooms

As for private rooms, there are four options: twin room, triple room, queen double room, and king double room.

Private room
Private room

Be aware that private rooms do not include a private shower or bathroom, so you will need to use the shared facilities on your floor.

The queen double room and king double room also include a desk, chair, and sink with mirror.

you will need to use the shared facilities on your floor
you can need to use the shared facilities on your floor.

Included facilities and amenities

Wi-Fi, personal electrical outlets, reading lamps, showers, shampoo, body soap, hair dryers, bathrooms, a kitchen, fridge, rice cooker, toaster, various cookware and cooking utensils, seasonings, tea, coffee, and two shared PCs

Fee-based facilities and amenities

Rental towels, toothbrushes, padlocks, ear plugs, power adapters, washer, and dryer.

Comfortable public space
Comfortable public space

Basic information on Len

709-3 Uematsucho, Shimogo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
8-min walk from Kawaramachi Station or a 10-min taxi ride from Kyoto Station
By 11:00
Room Rates
From 2,600 yen
Credit Cards
Not accepted
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