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Rooms for rent in Kyoto

Kyoto is the cultural capital of Japan. The city holds its history and culture dear to its heart, priding itself on every temple, shrine, garden, and palace. Coliving in Kyoto is attractive to people wanting to see the real Japanese culture and don't mind having to do it slowly and gracefully.

The Emperors of Japan once ruled from the beauty that is Kyoto. The city has 2000 religious spaces, almost perfectly preserved, making it one of the best-preserved cities in Japan. Despite being culturally and historically rich, the city is a hub for information technology and electronics, with Nintendo's headquarters located in Kyoto.

Filled to the brim with palaces, temples, and shrines, you can take your pick. Kinkakuji Temple is admired both for the temple and its surroundings. It is located on a lake with trees as far as the eye can see, tand he temple experiences some of the most magical sunrise and sunsets in the world.

The city is happy to share all of its cultures with you. It offers teachings and experiences that are hard to come by. You can even experience a tea ceremony that breaks down your walls and lets you appreciate the little things. If you are looking for a bit more mischief, Monkey Park is the perfect place for you. There are monkeys everywhere. They have snacks on sale to feed them if you're brave enough to explain to a bossy monkey why he only needs one apple and not the whole bag.

Nishiki Market is a shopaholics dream, and you can easily find yourself spending an entire day there. Your vision filled with color from traditional crafts, and your nose filled with the most fantastic street food around. Kyoto Tower, the tallest building in Kyoto, is the perfect place if you want to see the city from high up. The tower has interactive screens that allow you to learn about precisely what you see in the distance.

The subways and trains are a popular form of transport, but the city is often best seen by bicycle. Cycling is a massive part of life in Kyoto. It is an inexpensive and healthier way to get around if you were feeling a new year's resolution coming along. The city is flat and easy to walk and ride, making it even more appealing.

Although cultural and historically appealing, the city has everything you need has a digital nomad or tourist. Like most places in Japan, the Internet is phenomenal, allowing you to work from almost anywhere. Kyoto is the type of home that is forever etched in your soul. Coliving in the city allows you an affordable and safe way to experience it all at your own pace.

Here are some fun facts about Kyoto:

- Kyoto is famous for its Geisha presence, traditional faultlessly dressed female entertainers
- Kyoto is the center of Kimono productions and vital to the production of traditional Japanese crafts
- Kyoto was the capital of Japan for over 1,000 years
- Famous for its festivals, Kyoto knows how to throw a party

Renting a room in a room-share in Kyoto from $596

Discover an expanding selection of rooms for rent in Kyoto. Browse our comprehensive apartment share listings to find the perfect roommate in Kyoto. Our apartment shares, available for a minimum of 1 month, typically feature 3 or more bedrooms. Home-sharing or room-sharing is often more flexible and can be rented on a monthly basis. Choose between rooms with private bathrooms or those with shared facilities. With the rising cost of living in Kyoto, sharing an apartment becomes an economical choice, making our listings ideal for student accommodations. To find your next room in Kyoto, start your roommate search with us today.

Finding affordable communal living in Kyoto

Finding affordable housing in Kyoto can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Kyoto. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Kyoto for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Kyoto is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Kyoto

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Kyoto? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Kyoto is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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