Ever heard of Khaosan guesthouses? Khaosan is the largest guesthouse chain in Japan. They have guesthouses all around the country, Tokyo, Kyoto, Kyushu (Fukuoka and Beppu), and Sapporo. Their guesthouses are always easy to access, the prices are reasonable, and the atmosphere is great. In this article, I will recommend you some of the Khaosan guesthouses!
The concept of this guesthouse is “Kabuki”. Kabuki is a Japanese traditional theatrical art. The facade and the rooms are designed with Kabuki motif in mind. It is located the middle of Asakusa, one of the most popular travelling spots for tourists. It takes only 1 minute from Asakusa station by foot. You can also walk to Kaminarimon gate and Senso-ji in just 1 minute! You can also walk to Tokyo Skytree in about 30 min.
This guesthouse is located in the central area of Kyoto, Shijo Kawaramachi. Getting here only takes 3minuits by foot from Kawaramachi station (Hankyu line) or 5 minutes by foot from Shijo Kawaramachi bus stop (Kyoto city bus). It is easy to access many sightseeing spots of Kyoto from there. You can enjoy Japanese style “tatami” living room in this Khaosan.
This one is located in Sapporo, Northern Japan. It opened last year, so the facilities are very new and clean. It is located the central area of Sapporo, Susukino. It takes 1 minute by walk to get there from Susukino Shyogakko-mae station(city tram) or 7 minutes by walk from Susukino station (Subway Nanboku Line) and Nishi 11-chome station(Subway Tozai Line). All rooms are Japanese traditional tatami rooms and you can choose sleep on either Japanese-style bedding “Futon” or western beds.
Khaosan group has even more guesthouses all around Japan. If you choose to stay at a guest house, Khaosan is definitely one of the best around. Enjoy your stay in Japan!
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