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Connect Kyoto

Rating 9.9/10 | Japan, 〒600-8491 Kyoto, Shimogyo Ward, Niwatoribokocho, 493番地 ムーンバットビル 7階 | Website

+ The location of this coworking space is good, being in the center of Kyoto city. It can be accessed on foot from Shijo/Karasuma Station. This place is quite spacious, having a place for lunch and free coffee.

+  A very clean facility, offering plenty of free drinks with no extra charge for using any of the four phone booths.

+ All the staff here are kind, and the window reception is very easy. It was helpful! You can also borrow a monitor if there’s space.

+ You should be able to use the web conference booth within the original price, making it affordable.

+ There is also a dining area in this facility, so look forward to spending the day comfortably without having to leave for lunch.

Connect Kyoto - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

Sights Kyoto

Rating 9.8/10 | 2 Chome-255 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0801, Japan | Website

+  Sights Kyoto is a very quiet traditional Japanese style workspace, designed so anyone can concentrate at maximum productivity. This is a great place to meet for locals or foreigners.

+ Drop-in and monthly memberships are available here, combining a café/bar space on the first floor, and a very quiet co-working space on the second floor that has it all!

+ Not only do they provide high-speed Wi-Fi, but they also have a copy machine, cleanliness of the space, a great flavor of the iced coffee, and above all, the renovated space that took advantage of the old private house was exceptional.

+  This facility will regularly hold events such as Kyoto companies and craftsmen standing at the bar counter.

Sights Kyoto - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan


Rating 9.6/10 | Japan, 〒600-8449 Kyoto, Shimogyo Ward, 松原下ル富永町107番地1 | Website

+ This coworking space is located in the heart of Kyoto. They provide a very quiet area, free of noise from the outside window, making this office space the perfect environment for working calmly and being able to concentrate.

+ Not only is this place well lit, organized, and perfect for working, but also the lunch menu from the cafetería is amazing. Anyone can use it as a drop-in without requiring a reservation.

+ The owner and staff here are super nice and helpful, making it a pleasant space to work in!

+  More perks of this place are a telephone room for web meetings and a concentration space where conversation is prohibited.

GROVING BASE - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

Impact Hub Kyoto

Rating 9.4/10 | Nishijin Business Incubation Center, 97 Kainokamicho, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, 602-8061, Japan | Website

+ This coworking space is a place where diverse people can meet and co-create beyond the social status and titles. Many of the members are social entrepreneurs so interesting events are held here to support them.

+ It’s a cozy space with lots of windows. It feels good to have the sunshine in, sometimes making it easy to take a nap.

+ This space is large, making it easy to accommodate large groups for meetings. They even have a bicycle park so you can ride your bike in.

+ Additional perks to this coworking space is that the shared office space has a bookstore with a unique selection of books, a comfortable network environment, complimentary drinks and snacks that are healthy, a coffee shop in the same building, and a printing service.

Impact Hub Kyoto - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

Space Kante

Rating 9.1/10 | Japan, 〒604-8152 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Tearaimizucho, 670番地 京都フクトクビル 2FWebsite

+ Space Kante is centrally located and can be used as a perfect base of operations whether you’re a remote worker or a local businessperson.

+ The main room is nice with large windows and comfortable seats. This space is inviting, comfortable, and equipped to fit all your needs.

+ This excellent co-working space has plenty of sitting options and an excellent W-Fi connection. They also have an Italian coffee machine.

+ Staff in this location are welcoming, engaging, and communicative so you’ll be sure to have all your needs met.

-  There’s constant music, which is too loud, making it hard to concentrate.

Space Kante - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

.andwork kyoto

Rating 8.9/10 | ミレニアルズ京都内, 8F, 235 Yamazakicho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8032, Japan | Website

+ Located in the heart of Kyoto's Kawaramachi district and being just a five minute walk from four train stations, .andwork Kyoto is a prime location for those looking to work in the ancient Japanese capital.

+ This is a convenient space for work and relaxation, providing desk type seating, lounge couches, and sound isolating booths for calls and online meetings.

+ Other amenities include Wi-Fi that’s great, a space that’s very clean, a fantastic kitchen with nice cutlery.

+ Their staff are available twenty-four hours a day and are very responsive. Also, offering you free coffee or tea. There’s a specific time for all-you-can-drink draft beer for free.

- Seems to start getting noisy after 5 p.m. so you may want to bring headphones

.andwork kyoto - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

Common Room Shijo Karasuma

Rating 8.8/10 | Japan, 〒600-8427 Kyoto, Shimogyo Ward, Tamatsushimacho, 294 | Website

+ Although this isn’t a large coworking space, the staff here are lovely and it provides a good atmosphere and plays nice background music.

+ For those who need that small space to escape distraction, choose the small booth, that seems to be helpful.

+ They provide you with a light meal service and a free drink server. 

+ It’s easy to work here with few people talking too loudly to distract you. But, if you prefer even less noise, you can use it 24 hours a day, so you can choose a less busy time.

- The meeting room is not completely soundproof.

Common Room Shijo Karasuma - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

Share Lounge Kyoto Mamori

Rating 8.5/10 | Japan, 〒604-8241 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Kamanzacho, 4-1 三条スクエアビル 4階 | Website

+ Located just off a big street in the middle of Kyoto, and having a convenient five minute walk from Karasuma Oike Station, this space is right by a rice field, making it a quiet environment to work in without being bothered.

+ This is an extraordinary space, being surrounded by many trees is very comforting, and the tired mind can be calmed down after busy days.

+ It's a quiet space so you can easily concentrate, so if your goal is to immerse yourself in your work, this is the perfect space for that. It’s also available twenty-four hours a day, which is rare.

+ They are very clean and hygienic, making it easy to concentrate without worrying about the germs and mess around you. This perk is especially appreciated by women.

Share Lounge Kyoto Mamori - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

oinai karasuma

Rating 8.4/10 | Japan, 〒604-8152 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Tearaimizucho, 647 トキワビル 4-B | Website

+ This easy to access location has a very friendly staff who do their best to ensure you’re comfortable.

+ While sharing this coworking space, you can make new friends, discover new perspectives, and further expand your possibilities.

+ This place is designed so that you can choose a seat according to the mood and situation of the day. When you want to concentrate, relax, or have a meeting, choose the seat that suits the situation.

+ Interesting events are held here each month so you can mingle with other members.

+ There is also a fully partitioned meeting space. This place looks stylish with a wooden floor and red carpeted stairs.

oinai karasuma - coworking space in Kyoto, Japan


Rating 8.2/10 | 119-1 Shimogamo Miyazakicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-0802, Japan | Website

+ This convenient location is right near Shimogamo Shrine, and it’s about a five minute walk from Demachiyanagi Station on the Keihan Main Line.

+ The facility is very well equipped, making it so anyone can use it easily, and it’s a very calm and sophisticated space.

+ With free Wi-Fi and a free drink service, the environment and equipment are excellent for working.

+ You also have the free use of showers for users. And you get free coffee, giving you options to wake yourself up while trying to cram in that last bit of work.

+  They provide a clean room, and the receptionist is always nice and pleasant to work with. 

Whatever SHIMOGAMO- coworking space in Kyoto, Japan

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What makes a great coworking space?

A big part of our work at Surf Office is finding the right coworking spaces for our clients. We’ve spent many hours searching for the best spots in each of our destinations and even came up with our own Surf Office rating system. According to our system, a great workspace must have: natural light, fast internet, comfortable chairs, a conference room, great location, affordable prices, and a buzzing community.

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