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The mega-city of Tokyo is divided into several suburbs, which are almost cities themselves. You can find a wide range of Tokyo hostel options in every suburb and you may want to choose a hostel which is close to whatever you are interested in since traveling from one suburb to another can take some time. Hostels in the more central suburbs tend to be quite expensive compared to what you might to be used to, so if you plan to stay for a longer period of time or are on a budget, you might consider looking for a hostel in an adjacent but more outlying suburb. If time is an issue, you should stick with a more central location.
Getting around can be a little confusing to visitors. Get a map and ask for directions at a ticket booth. It is also a good idea to get a detailed street map since smaller streets do not have names and it can be difficult to orient yourself. If you get lost trying to find your hostel in Tokyo, the Japanese are eager to help you find your way, but be aware that they might even be too friendly to tell you that they do not know where to go. So you might want to get a second or third opinion to make sure they didn't point you in the wrong direction.
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K's House Tokyo
"K's House Tokyo is a well-located, social hostel in Tokyo, close to many attractions and easily accessible by public transportation. The Location Most popular hostels in Tokyo are located within walking distance of each other in the Asakusa neighbourhood, and this one is no exception. It is a short walk away from a subway station, and thus accessible by public transportation from both the airport and the main train station. There is a...
Khaosan Tokyo Original
"I did a lot of research before choosing this hostel, and I'm glad I did. I've stayed in hostels all over the world and this place is definitely one of the cleanest. I stayed in a dorm with a view over the river. My bed was amazingly comfortable and had a wonderful duvet, which I would have liked to take home with me. The bathroom set-up is a bit odd — from the female dorm you basically have to go into the common area to get to the bathroom....
Asakusa Ryokan Toukaisou
"Very clean hostel - We stayed at this hostel for 3 nights during October 2013. It is conveniently located in the Asakusa area of Tokyo close to several subway stations. JR Ueno station is a half hour walk away. The hostel is very clean with friendly & helpful staff. The only drawback is the lack of a decent kitchen area which makes self-catering difficult." … "… at home, each room comes with internet access – LAN, television,...
Sakura Hostel Asakusa
"Sakura Hostel in Asakusa is a large hostel located within walking distance of the tourist areas in Asakusa. It lacks character and is not as clean as good hostels in Japan are, but it's a good choice for a night or two if you're not too picky. The Location The hostel is located near the very touristy areas in Asakusa, and a short distance from the subway. It is easily accessible by public transportation from both the airports and the...
"Best hostel in Tokyo! - If you're looking for the best backpack experience in Tokyo, JGH is the best place in my oppinion. Though everything is quite small (rooms, facilities) it makes up for in great company, hosts and the local area is booming with cheap shops and you get used to the trip to central Tokyo (about 30 mins). You can't avoid meeting other people at this hostel, and that is the best part about this hostel -- you will love it!"...
"Cool hostel - It's really good, relaxed, clean, and a lot of fun, certainly cheaper than the competition. Free pasta and rice in the kitchen, as well as really nice staff, certainly a good place to start visiting Tokyo." … "The most fun and best hostel I've stayed at in twelve countries - I stayed here for a week in March of 2008. This hostel is great. Its a ten-minute walk from Minowa station and easy to find. The lounges and...
"This place is truly imaculent! Super nice, super clean, super relaxing. This place has the best showers i have ever experianced in my life. It is really cheap compared to other places and when i was there our 12 bed dorm had no more than 4 people in it each night we were there. Everything is paid for electroncally and the only way get in after hours is a code." … "Great, chilled out, friendly, clean - Great place to stay and meet other...
Hostel Tokyo - Sumidagawa YH
"… your flight schedule before confirming your booking. To keep our check in/out time, your international flight to/from Narita must arrive before 9:00pm, depart after 9:30am. Also flight to/from Haneda must arrive before 9:30pm, depart after 8:00am. *****The prices both for dormitory beds and private rooms on this site is for HI-members. Non-member will be charged additional 600 Japanese Yen non-member fee per night per person, or...
"Great place - I highly recommend this incredibly clean hostel. Easy to reach and very friendly staff. I would definitely come back." … "Very good and personal place - We stayed there twice for ten days in total. Everything is flashy and new. Staff is very helpful and speaks good English. The place is cozy and you meet fellow travelers, as this hostel mainly caters to foreigners. Easy to walk to Asakusa in thirty minutes but to...
Ace Inn Shinjuku
"Ace Inn Shinjuku is a new addition to the Tokyo budget scene. Oopened in August of 2007, Ace Inn Shinjuku has an excellent location and that "new hostel smell," and is located in a tall concrete building with elevator. The Location Unlike much of the budget lodging in Tokyo, Ace Inn Shinjuku is centrally located. It's not in Asakusa and is very close to the subway. Within a one block radius, there is a drug store, two grocery stores,...
Mayflower House Tokyo
"Reserved rooms were not available when we arrived. Thx for nothing! - Very poor performance. The booked rooms where not available. We were brought by cab to another place which was in ginza and in a horrible state. So we did not accept. We finally had to find a place to stay by ourselves. Half a day lost during our trip. Great work mayflower house. U suck." … "… district for business and shopping), Hanzomon (right in front of...
Khaosan Tokyo Ninja
"Khaosan Ninja is a neat place, with tiny dorm rooms and modern amenities. The Location Khaosan Ninja Hostel is located very close to Bakurocho station (if you can find exit 4C -- follow exit 6 and you will see the signs!). There are a few restaurants and convenience stores close by, but other than that, it's a pretty dull neighbourhood -- not half as charming as Asakusa. Rooms and Bathrooms The tiny dorms are typical of Tokyo, so...
"… and Keisei stations are within walking distance. Ueno Zoo and museums and cultural sites in Ueno Park are a 7 minute walk away. Akihabara (Electric/Otaku City) is 3 minutes away via the JR Yamanote Line. Fare is 130 yen. Asakusa is 5 minutes away via the subway Ginza Line. Fare is 160 yen. Roppongi is 26 minutes away via the subway Hibiya Line. Fare is 190 yen. They can be accessed from the subway Ginza Line/Hibiya...
AS House （Asakusa Smile）
"… one. +CASH ONLY! +Reception hours: 24hours +Check-in: 3pm-9pm +Checkout: 9am-10am + No curfew If you will arrive at our hostel after 9pm. Please send us an E-mail to confirm the check in time at least 1day before you arrive.(be careful that you can not check in after 11:30pm!) ============ *A bar is on the 1st floor of the hostel MAKE NEW FRIENDS AT THE BAR!! RELAX AND HAVE FUN!! Bekkan is a high-level Japanese...
Anne Hostel Asakusabashi
"Fantastic hostel - This is easily the best hostel I have stayed in. Such friendly and helpful staff. Everything is organised very well. The place is well kept and clean. Free breakfasts are rad. Very easy place to get to with Japan rail pass." … "Fun, clean, has character, great meeting people - Anne Hostel is one of those hostels with a great vibe. Let's be serious that you won't often find this often for solo travelers in Japan. I...
Green Plaza Shinjuku Capsule
"… Japanese business men who missed the last train. :) You can't leave Japan without experiencing this neo Japanese style lodging! You can sleep in your personal 'Capsule' like a tiny room, 190cm (6' 3') depth by 100cm(3' 4') width and 90cm (3'0') heights each and yet features amenities such as a TV, radio, alarm clock and adjustable lighting. FREE Internet access (LAN connection) and PC 100yen / 15min is available in lounge....
Capsule Inn Kinshichou
"… have access to extensive bathing area, which includes large hot and cold baths, showering stations, and Sauna, all free of charge. Many amenities are provided with your stay, including, Shampoo, Body Soap, Toothbrush, Razor, Hair Dryer, and more! The woman`s only washroom includes a hot spring bath and stone spa along with showering stations. Three types of shampoo and conditioner are also provided along with body wash....
Guest House Shinagawa-shuku
"… arrivals and delays) and check-outs will incur an extra charge of 500 yen per person. * We accept Cash only. Sorry for the inconvenience. *All payment is expected on arrival. * We charge 1,000 yen as a key deposit. We return this when you check out. • No Curfew * Visitors are not allowed to stay. If you break the rule, we will charge 10,000 yen. * All rooms are non smoking. If you break the rule, we will charge 10,000 yen....
Khaosan Tokyo Samurai
"… mins by Bicycle) To Tuskiji Fish Markets (15 mins by Subway) To Imperial Palace (20 mins by Subway) To Sibuya / Shinjyu / Roppongi / Harajuku/ (30 mins by Subway) ======== CANCELLATION POLICY ======== * 50% CHARGE 50% of room rate shall be charged if you inform us 1 day prior to the accommodation date. * 100% CHARGE 100% of room rate shall be charged if your cancellation date is on the accommodation day. +...
Quality Hostel K's House Tokyo Oasis
"… and individual showers with hot water 24 hours a day. We also offer a guest kitchen , cozy lounge, internet access, laundry facilities (washing machine and dryer) . Our staff speak English and will help you with any travel information you need. Please note our Twin room has one bunk bed for two people in a private room. -Backpackers Hostel K's House chain- K's House Ito Onsen opened on Aug 2010 in Ito city Izu...
Tokyo Central Youth Hostel
"… and 6am. Please note that you need to check in before 11pm no matter what the reason is. ビルが東京都庁の分室を兼ねている為、安全の関係上２３時から午前６時までは自由な出入りが制限されます。 旅舍閉館時間為每日晚上11點到隔日早上6點。(※注意：閉館後將無法自由出入)因為大樓內有東京都廳的辦公室，基於安全上考量，大樓管理員固定於每日晚上11點整關閉大樓，隔日早上6點整開放出入。 이 빌딩은 보안상의 이유로 밤 23시부터 다음 날 새벽 6시까지 출입이 제한됩니다. In case of cancellation after check-in, cancellation fee will be charged according to our hostel's cancellation policy. For more information...
"It is what it is - Read reviews before booking. It consists of individual cubicles with bedding, but this is fine if all you want is somewhere to stay. It is clean and warm enough, just not very secure as there are no lockers and the cubicles are 5 foot high walls." … "… requests. Wi-Fi access is also available throughout the property(all free) We have a large communal kitchen, where guests can make themselves a hearty meal...
Toco Tokyo Heritage Hostel
"… In addition direct access from Narita airport and bullet train to anywhere in Japan) ☆CHECK IN☆ We accept only cash in Japanese yen and please pay the total fee when you check-in Check-in time is until 11:00 p.m. You must arrive at Narita/Haneda airport before 9:00pm (an hour to get out of the airport and one more hour to get to toco) We accept MAXIMUM 4 people in one group. Even different bookings will be recognized as one...
Khaosan Tokyo Kabuki
"Khaosan Tokyo Kabuki is a small hostel with a friendly atmosphere, located in the heart of the Asakusa neighbourhood. It offers very good value for the money and we would highly recommend it. The Location The hostel is located very close to the old area of Asakusa, which is good for sightseeing and visiting the temple; however, the area is very touristy and can get very crowded during festivals. It is also close to the Skytree, which is...
YADOYA Guesthouse for Backpackers
"Good value - We stayed at the Suzushiro A annex for 4 nights during October 2013. Although a little 'worn' this hostel is clean & conveniently located near Higachi Nakano station & several shops/restaurants. It has a well-equipped kitchen, a T.V. & free wifi. I would say it is good value for money." … "… area and of course it is interesting to have a bike trip. You can visit restaurant and shops which are not on guide books but...
Capsule Hotel & Sauna Ikebukuro Plaza
"… can easily be reached while youre lying down. We provide compact comfort and a unique accommodation experience! Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: 10am. We are a male-only hostel, please. This is not a party hotel. We have 24hr reception and access to the spa bath. Smoking in the rooms is prohibited but we do have a smoking area. We request pre-payment, please. There is an extra charge of 550 Yen per hour after 10am. Guests...
Capsule Hotel & Sauna Cosmo Plaza Akabane
"… alarm clock, and adjustable lights. All devices can be reached by hands and controlled from lying position. With these equipments, the total fee is just about JPY 3,300 including the charge of sauna. In addition to regular customers stated as above, foreigners and a number of tourists from overseas are attracted by the popular price and the functional facilities. Cosmo Plaza Akabane is a capsule hotel only for men in Akabane....
"Retrometro Backpackers is a very small and cosy hostel in Tokyo. It is located in a good neighbourhood, and we would highly recommend it if you're looking for a quiet, more intimate hostel. The Location Retrometro is located in the Asakusa neighbourhood, close to the Skytree and a few historical sites. It is within walking distance of a subway station and it is accessible by public transportation from both the airport and the main train...
Nui Tokyo Central Hostel
"Nui Tokyo Central Hostel is one the best hostels we have stayed in -- not just in Japan, but in general. It is very visually appealing, very clean, well located, and also pretty social -- which, in our experience, is rare in Japan. The Location Nui is located in the historic Asakusa neighbourhood, where most popular Tokyo hostels are located. It is near a subway station, and it is accessible by public transportation both from the...
Tokyo Ueno Youth Hostel
"… the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Facilities like laundry service/dry cleaning, Wi-Fi in public areas, elevator, smoking area, family room are readily available for you to enjoy. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and convenient amenities like bathtub, non smoking...
Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory
"… pillow, bed sheets and blankets * Free Shampoo and Body soap * Free rental PS2 * Station, super market, bank, restaurants and bars are all within 5 min walking ==== KHAOSAN TOKYO CANCELLATION POLICY ==== * 50% CHARGE 50% of room rate shall be charged if you inform us 1 day prior to the accommodation date. * 100% CHARGE 100% of room rate shall be charged if your cancellation date is on the accommodation day. + Based on Reception...
Backpackers Hostel Ayumi
"Enjoy exciting Japanese life at Backpackers hostel !! In a great location(Just 5mins from station !!) with kind staff. Cheapest and clean accommodation in Central Tokyo, for Backpackers!!" … "Cheapest and clean, accommodation, in central Tokyo" … 2-11-5-2F Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
Khaosan World Asakusa RYOKAN
"… the day of check in) - 22:00 (on the day of check out) + Arrangements can be made for early check-out and late check-in. Informing us in advance is preferable. + We adhere to the check-in time since we would like to secure our cleaning time: 11:00 - 15:00. ================ FACILITIES ================ * Free computers with the Internet * Free Wi-Fi access * Fully equipped kitchen and dining room * Social common...
Khaosan World Asakusa HOSTEL
"Overall, Khaosan World Asakusa HOSTEL offers guests an extremely good value near the heart of Tokyo. It is clean and friendly. It offers guests plenty of common space to meet other travelers or to just relax. The kitchen facilities are very impressive and the number of guests using them to make complete meals reflects this fact. The Location Khaosan World Asakusa HOSTEL is located near light rail and metro stations in the Asakusa area....
Oak Hostel Zen
"Oakhostel Zen is a popular choice amongst travelers in Tokyo, whether exploring or just passing through. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Lockers, shared lounge/TV area, shared kitchen, meeting facilities, Wi-Fi in public areas are just some of the facilities on offer. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel offers various recreational...
1night 1980YEN Hotel
"… for 24/7 (bilingual speakers available) and a compact TV can be rented for a deposit of ¥5000. We also have coin laundries and vending machines in the building. Please note that we only accept cash. ***GREAT ACCESS*** We are only 5 minutes walk away from Tokyo Metro Iriya station. Our hotel is a 20-minute walk from Ueno Park and the National Museum of Western Art. Sensoji Temple and Asakusa areas are at the same distance...
"… 500JPY. 6 parson up. More info:Contact us by e-mail. We have just moved to a newly renovated four story concrete building near JR Kawagushi Sta.. The building is strong against earthquakes. The all guestrooms are new and clean. There are free shower rooms on all floors. We welcome both short-term and long-term guests, and we have special discount for long-term guests. We promise a secure, comfortable and clean environment...
Guest House Wasabi
6-24-16 Higashi Nippori, Arakawa ku
Capsule Value Kanda
"… to the Imperial palace. We are cheapest capsule hotel in the Tokyo central area. Free Wi-Fi and clean showers. Plus Japanese style bathroom. Relax your self at us. We can keep your baggage before Check-in and after Check-out Capsule Value Kanda is located in the center of Tokyo!! 1. Imperial palace( 10min on foot) This is famous tourist attraction in Japan 2. Akihabara electrical town. (1min by train) It is one...
"Yadoya is a group of four properties located around the Nakano train station. Nakano is one stop on the Chuo Express JR line from Shinjuku. (or three stops on the regular Chuo line) This is a place for travellers/backpackers as well as long term cheap stays for Japanese people and foreigners working in Tokyo. As such, your dormitory will likely have some Japanese people staying there, which can be fun conversation and a unique experience...
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Tokyo Travel Tips & Suggestions
It is an interesting and attractive place.
We recommend to buy the two-day Metro Pass upon arrival at the airport, which is only 1,000 Yen. In the city you can only buy a one-day pass at 700 Yen. Try to book everything in advance, as hostels here are not used to backpackers just turning up and asking for a room. This will be cheaper too, as reservations for budget rooms go first. Prices range around 7,000 Yen for two people in a small room (everything is Bonsai in Japan). We probably spent about the same as whilst traveling in Australia -- no more! And yes, Japan is one of the most exciting countries we have ever seen.
— Brigitte & Heinz
Tokyo is fantastic! And not as expensive as everyone says it is if you do it on a budget. You can get cheap food everywhere. It would help a lot if you familiarise yourself with as much Japaneese food as you can before you go there so you know what things are and you don't have to ask too much if you don't speak Japaneese.
— T & B
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