Jam Hostel on the eastern side of the Kamo River on Kawabata near Shijo Ohashi in Gion advertises itself as a hostel, plus sake bar and cafe.
The Jam Hostel sake bar is stocked with regional sake from around Japan including Niigata (the home prefecture of the owner, Aiko Ikeda), Kyoto, Shiga and Fukui. - offering the traveler the chance to sample the subtle differences between sakes produced from different kinds of rice, using different methods, and different climates.
Dormitory style accommodation at Jam Hostel costs as little as 2,000 yen per night. Private rooms are also available. Book a night at the Jam Hostel with Booking.com.
Wi-Fi is available. All rooms are non-smoking with A/C.
Tokiwa-cho 170 Higashiyama
Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-midnight Sat, Sun, public holidays noon-midnight
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