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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...
"Cheap, nice Place - It was the second time that I was there and I like this place. The stuff is nice, it is cheap, everything is clean and the Hostel looks like very familiar and cute. I can recommend this place and hope you will have fun there." … "Great place - Stayed 5 nights in total at this hostel. Mieko is the nicest Japanese person I met during 2 weeks in Japan. Nothing is too much to ask. Met some amazing people at this hostel...
"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
"… is rather residential, old downtown area than touristic area with many shops and restaurants for locals. So you will feel like you are ''living'' in Tokyo. Also half of our guests are Japanese. Students, office workers, retired.. You will have many chances to get ''real information'' you can not find in your guidebook. Check In : 4:00pm - 11:30pm (curfew 11:30pm) Check Out : 6:00am - 10:00am Day time Close : 10am-4pm...
"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 everywhere else you need the subway, which is less than ten minutes away. We recommend to buy the two-day Metro Pass upon arrival at the airport, which...
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." … "… (the historical area of Shinjuku), Kachidoki (in the bay area...
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...
"… Line at JR Ueno Station (Main entrance / Asakusa entrance). The entrance is only a 1 minute walk away. We warmly welcome our guests with best service at a reasonable price. Relax in our Japanese-style rooms. NOTICE !! We are very sorry, but we cannot accept credit cards. Cash only, in Japanese yen. Prepay at check-in. We are not the [no- smoking ]hostels. Main Features: - Reasonable,clean and comfortable Japanese style...
AS House （Asakusa Smile）
"… hostel , we have our new branch hostel ---- Bekkan opened towards all the guests! Bekkan is a high-level Japanese mansion with big bright rooms and all the necessary facilities including shower rooms (hot water 24/7), free Internet connection, TV and kitchen. It takes only 5 minutes to walk between Bekkan and our original Asakusa Smile so that you can easily enjoy your welcome drink at bar in our original hostel and talk with...
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
"… NOTES: Please note that guests who stay 2 nights or more are required to go out of the room with all the belongings by 10AM everyday. This is due to daily facility cleaning. Lockers for luggage available. You may come back after 3PM. Breakfast: From 400yen (Japanese / Western meal set) at a restaurant We accept major credit cards such as VISA, MasterCard, JCB, American Express and Diner's Club. Other facilities include;...
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
"… 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 business hour, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm in Japan Standard Time. * NO SHOW If you do not show up before 9 pm without informing us, we consider the guest as NO SHOW and...
Quality Hostel K's House Tokyo Oasis
"… from Asakusa sta on Tsukuba Express line, which is convenient for many restaurants, attractions & shopping near by. Our concepts Cozy, clean, inexpensive and friendly for all you global travellers. We wish to offer you high quality accomodation with affordable private room prices as well as dorm beds with air conditioning and individual showers with hot water 24 hours a day. We also offer a guest kitchen, cozy lounge, internet...
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." … "… PC,folding chair. They can be ready for your requests. Wi-Fi access is also available throughout the property(all free) We have a large communal kitchen,...
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." … "… and towels can be rented. From nearby Nakano Station, the Shinjuku area is a 5-minute train ride away and the Akihabara area...
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
"… there is no cancellation fee. * 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 business hour, 08:00 - 24:00 in Japan Standard Time. * NO SHOW If we could not confirm your arrival by 2:00 at night, we consider the guest as NO SHOW CASE and we cancel the...
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
"“Overall pleasant experience” - Things I liked -- Close to Mikawashima train station and easy to find. For a hostel, I was impressed how clean the facility was. The shower room was open 24 hours and the water was always hot. They have a nice common room with large screen tv, we sat around and played cards and just relaxed. Staff was generally helpful when I needed help finding my way around Japan. Things I didn't like -- Mikawashima is a bed...
Khaosan Tokyo Origami
"… e." … "From Asakusa station [From Metro Ginza Line exit No.1] 1. Please take exit No.1 from Asakusa Station and turn right for approximately 1 minutes. 2. Turn left at the 6th corner, where you will find a shopping street and red gate on your left side. (Shopping street is called 'Nakamise street, Red gate is the gate of Dempoin street) 3. Turn right at the 1st corner and go straight the narrow street where before...
328 Hostel & Lounge
"328 HOSTEL&LOUNGE is very small hostel near to Haneda Airport. We opened 26th September 2014. 328 Hostel&Lounge is located close to Haneda International airport. It is only 5 minutes ride on the Keihin Kyuko line from there. Guests can easily catch early or midnight flights. There are several room types available for you to choose from:4 bed female dorm, 4 bed male dorm and twin rooms in 328 HOSTEL&LOUNGE. We have age...
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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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