Since the beginning of Khaosan Hostel Group in 2004, 9 branches of this hostel chain have opened up across Japan, currently taking the place of biggest hostel operator in the entire country! The accommodation themselves are renovated buildings that were once love hotels, sanatoriums, restaurants and vocational schools.
Khaosan-branded hostels can be found in Tokyo (4 hostels), Asakusa, Ryogoku, Kyoto, Nanba and Tennoji.
Let's hear what the Khaosan team has to say:
"As hostels are still mostly known as accommodation for backpacking foreign visitors in Japan, Khaosan is developing and operating its hostels in the hope of creating a community of global travelers, from Japan and abroad, with various backgrounds, travelling alone, as a group, with family or friends, or for business, spending a great time together."
Let's take a look at the perks of staying at one of these hostels:
This all depends on which hostel you choose to stay at, but overall this chain offers suitable accommodation for:
Some hostels are larger than others, but they all have really good shared social spaces and offer opportunities to enjoy time to yourself, too.
To help you figure out if this hostel chain matches your budget, here is a quick overview of average prices to stay at the different Khaosan Hostel Group hostels:
This is definitely a budget-friendly hostel chain which takes into consideration backpackers on a tight budget, to those with a bit more money to spend on private accommodation.
Of course, this is always changing depending on seasons etc, so make sure you check this before making a booking.
Please note, these prices are just an average.
We are excited to share with you a complete list of all Khaosan Hostel Group hostels in the world!
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