Peace as a Global Language Conference 2004

ELT CalendarConference Dates: September 24th, 25th and 26th 2004
Location: Kyoto Museum for World Peace at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
Information on PGL 2005 is at


The following is a list of accommodation options for those participants who plan to stay in Kyoto during the conference. This is certainly not an exhaustive list and is aimed primarily at those on a budget. Please check back regularly for updates, including links to individual hotel home pages, where appropriate. Information on homestays can be found following the list of hotels.

Please be sure to secure your accomodation well in advance as rooms in Kyoto can book-up weeks and even months in advance, espcially so during the autumn.

(all prices are quoted in yen; for reference - 1000 yen ~ $9 USD)

Greenpeace in Kyoto. North Kyoto (near Matsugasaki Subway Stn) 14-1 Shibamoto-cho, Matsugasaki, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-0913. Tel. 075-791-9890 Dorm 1600, single 2400 *3 nights minimum

Budget Inn 6 mins walk from Kyoto station (north side). English OK. Tel/fax 075 344 1510, email via website. Dorm 2500, Triple 9990, Quad 11,990 (all room with private bath and toilet)

Tani House. North Kyoto (near Kitaoji Horikawa & Daitokuji) 8 Daitokuji Cho, Murasaki no, Kita Ku, Kyoto 492-5489 tel 075 492 5489 fax 075 493 6419 dorm 1700

Ishikawa. East Kyoto 10 Higashi Fukunokawa Cho, Okazaki, Sakyo Ku, Kyoto tel 075 771 0566 single=2200, twin=3950

Uno House. Central Kyoto (near Marutamachi Subway, 108 Marutamachi-sagaru, shinkarasuma-dori, nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0906. Tel 075-231-7763 Fax 075-256-0140 Dorm 1,650 twin 6000

Tani Guest House. Near Kyoto Station (4th stop on bus #206) 13 Inokuni-cho. Kisshoin, Minami Ku, Kyoto 681-7437. Tel//fax: 075-341-1344 From 2000

Guest Inn Kyoto Omiya. Hanayacho Dori, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto Tel 075 341 1344 Single= 3900

Yurakuso. North Kyoto 14 Shimonagame cho, Shichiku, Kita ku, Kyoto tel 075 491 6900 dorm. Single=2000 yen

Riverside Takase. Kitamachi Dori, Kaminokuchi agaru, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto Tel 075 351 7920 Single 3500

Takaya. North Kyoto (near Imadegawa Subway Stn) Kojima cho, Ichijo agaru, Muromachi, Kamigyo ku, Kyoto. Tel/fax: (075)431-5213 Single 3,000 Twin 5000

The Palace Side Hotel. Central Kyoto (near Marutamachi Subway) Karasuma Dori, Karasuma Shimodachiuri Agaru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8011. Tel 075-415-8887 Fax 075-415-8889. Single 4,800

Toji-an Guest House. South of Kyoto Station (10 minutes walk) Kujomachi, Hachijo dori, Omiya nishi iru, Minami Ku, Kyoto 601-8473. Tel 075 691 7017 Fax 075 691 0304

J-Hoppers South of Kyoto Station (near Kujo Subway Stn) tel/fax 075 681 2282 email via website Dorm 2500, single 3000

Tani House Annex. Central Kyoto. Tel 075 211 5637 fax 075 252 3277 twin 6500

Aoi-So-Inn. Central Kyoto (near Kuramaguchi Subway Stn) 16-8 Koyama, Nakamizocho, Kita Ku, Kyoto Tel/fax: 075-431-0788 Single 2700+ Foreigners only.

Kyoto Tour Club. Near Kyoto Station 362 Momijicho, Kitakoji agaru, Higashi Nakasuji dori, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto. Tel 075-353-6968. English OK. Dorm 2300, twin 7400.

Gojo Guesthouse. East Kyoto 3-396-2 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama-ku, KYOTO 605-0846. Tel/fax: 075-525-2299 Dorm 2500, twin 5500 (website currently blocked)

Toyoko Inn Shijo Omiya tel 075 803 1045 Shijo Karasuma tel 075 212 1045 Single 5800

Utano Youth Hostel. North West Kyoto 29 Nakayama Cho, Uzumasa, Ukyo Ku, Kyoto 616-8191. Tel 075 462 2288. Very close to Ritsumeikan University. Capacity 168. Membership not required. Meals available. Age 19+ 2500 Under 19, 2000

Higashiyama Youth Hostel. East Kyoto Sanjo Dori, Shirakawa Bashi, Higashiyama Ku, Kyoto. Tel 075 761 8135 fax 075 761 8138. Member without meals 3200 Non member b & b 4300

Ryokan Hiraiwa. Central Kyoto (Kawaramachi Gojo) Tel 075 351 6748. Fax 075 351 6969 single 4000 - 5000

Econo-Inn Kyoto. Central Kyoto (Kawaramachi Gojo) tel 075 343 6660 dorm 3500 twin 4900 with bath

Casa Carinho. North East Kyoto homestay for 4000 include breakfast

And check out these sites: Note that the PGL Committee cannot be held responsible for errors/mistakes in the above information. Participants are therefore advised to contact individual hotel(s) directly to confirm location/prices.


If you have some extra space that you can share with a PGL participant then please send us a message and we'll do our best to arrange a homestay guest for you.

If you seek a homestay during PGL then let us know and we'll attempt to connect you with a homestay host.

In the subject of your email write "homestay offer" or "homestay request" and send to: