KAGANHOTEL Co-living PLAN for artists and creatives

(▶︎Japanese ver.)

KAGANHOTEL is a co-living space for creative and young artists to live and work.

Creatives can now apply for our residency plan including a single room and a studio. If you would like to come to see the place in person or get to know more details you can reach out to us by the application form below.

All creatives are welcomed!
We are welcome all the young creatives including Artists / Curators / Musicians / Designers /Fashion Designers / Cooks / Dancers / Producers to grow our community here.


Artist-in-Residence Program

We provide a single room at a low price and free access to an atelier to artists who plan to stay over 2 months (60 days). Please see【Selection】plan.

Those who plan to stay less than 2 months (60 days), we provide various accommodation choices according to the duration and purpose of the stay. Monthly or weekly discounts are also available. Please see【Non-Selection】plan.

If you would like to come to see the place in person or get to know more details you can reach out to us by the enquiry form below.


    Which is the most suitable plan for you, Selection or  Non-Selection plan?



    Applicants must:

    • be an artist or be involved in any creative discipline such as designer, dancer, etc.
    • plan to stay for more than 2 months  (60 days).
    • be willing to communicate with non-English-native speakers, including our staffs and residency artists.
    • have a portfolio or own website with works created within the last 2 years.


    • Have experience in communal living.
    • be able to communicate in Japanese (any level)




    If you plan to stay less than 2 months (60 days) or do not want to go through a review process, we offer hostel rooms on the 4th floor on a regular basis. Monthly or weekly discounts are available. By choosing this plan, you can book an atelier for creation at 1650 Japanese yen / per day.


    ① Stay for 6 to 20 days:Please book weekly plan from here.

    ② Stay for 21 days or more:Please book monthly plan from here.

    ③Reserve the room with the atelier as a set : Please book atelier plan from here.

    • A hostel room on the 4th floor
    • Shared small kitchen space
    • 3 shared shower rooms
    • 2 shared toilets
    • Free access to Wifi / coffee maker / IH heater / pan / hot water / fridge /air-conditioning
    • The amount differs depending on duration an plan.
    • An atelier space 5㎡ (Height 2.7m/  Wall 3m+2m) – 1,650 Japanese yen / day


    ① Access to your personal atelier space for 24 hours
    Our ateliers are located at the basement floor, each resident has their own atelier space, where you could work and create. The floor of  the atelier space is simple and spacious, you can move your artworks in and out easily.


    Sharing and experiencing with creative peers
    We offer living and working space for creatives from all over the world including short-term residency from 1 week to 2 years. There are also art-loving travelers that come and go often. Since a lot of collaborations are happening here, KAGANHOTEL is not just a place to live but also a place to meet opportunities and people.

    ③ Present your works in KAGAN’s premier hotel rooms.
    On our 5th floor, there are 5 premier rooms where artists could showcase and present their artworks to the guests. By providing a connection through the arts, we hope we can stimulate the communication between artists and art-loving guests.



    ④KAGANHOTEL 1st Floor Gallery Space and Event 
    KAGANHOTEL’s 1st floor is a spacious space that has been used as gallery and event venue. The resident members can use it for their exhibition or any event. We have ever held youtube live stream art shows and live music events before.

    Past events:



    KAGANHOTEL’s convenient location
    KAGANHOTEL is located at the center part of Kyoto.

    –  just 5 mins walk from JR Umekoji-Kyoto West Station
    –  10 mins walk from JR Tanbaguchi Station
    – reach the city center in just 15 mins by bike
    – 10 mins to DIY store by bike
    – convenient for shipping your artworks because Kuronekoyamato’s counter  (delivery company) is in front of our hotel.