From the website:
We have just opened on May 22nd ,2012 at Horikawa-
Nanajyo.It’s just 3blocks from Kyoto station.
We are a short walk from Kyoto new aquarium,Nishi-
Honganji,and Toji. This great location offers the
best value in hostel accommodation for backpackers
and budget travelers.Plus,the hostel is able to enjoy
borderless communication among Japanese and
people from all over the world.We provide guests with
our unique values. Enjoy a special vacation experience
at a spectacular location.