Hostels in Hakodate, Japan

2 hostels available. Prices start from $4.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Hakodate

Kokotel Hakodate

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"…2 rooms and dormitories. The accommodation is rebranded in April 2020 after renovation inside and outside the building to connect with the community and build new value with guests from all over … More
#1 Top Rated
"…The staff are very friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again. (When you get off at the Yachigashira tram stop [end of the line] follow the signs pointing to the guesthouse. Be … More

Hotels in Hakodate

"…5-minute walk from the station. Its convenient location provides easy access to sightseeing. Tour buses and trams station are nearby for departure and arrival. The accommodation charges in … More

Guest Houses in Hakodate

"…Kominka Guesthouse SENTŌ features a restaurant, free bikes, a shared lounge, and a garden in Yakumo. There is a sun terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking. == … More

Hostels in Hakodate, Japan

2 hostels available. Prices start from $9.00 for a dorm bed.

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Get to know Hakodate (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Hakodate.

Located on Hokkaido -- the second-largest island of Japan -- the city of Hakodate, Japan, has a population of approximately two hundred eighty thousand people. Founded in the fifteenth century, Hakodate is well known as the first port that was opened to international trade in the middle of the nineteenth century. That is also the main reason for some foreign influence in the architectural style.

Since Hakodate is situated in southern Hokkaido by the sea, you can also take a ferry to travel to this city. The main ferry terminal is around four kilometres from the centre of Hakodate. Bus links are available. Hakodate Airport mainly serves national flights; regular flight connections to Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka are available. Coming from Tokyo, you can also use a train to get to the Hakodate. The train ride is more than four hours long. The sights in and around Hakodate, such as Fort Hakodate and Mount Hakodate, are very suitable for nature and architecture lovers.

If you decide to stay in Hakodate, you can choose from several guesthouses, hotels, and hostels in Hakodate, Japan. The accommodations, including your Hakodate, Japan hostel, are spread in the centre of the city. Be prepared that many locals do not speak English (or are too shy to speak English, if they are younger), so asking for directions can be a challenge. Free Wi-Fi is usual for all kinds of accommodations, including your Hakodate, Japan hostel. Generally, the level of facilities and cleanliness is high.

Mount Hakodate is renowned for its stunning views on the city centre and the surrounding bay. The view is very spectacular at night, as well. A cable car takes you to the top. In summer, the summit is really busy during sunset. Fort Hakodate Ruins, also known as also known as Tsugaru Fort, are also located on Mount Hakodate. There are some remainings of World War II batteries visible. Fort Goryokaku is an iconic, star-shaped fort. It was built in the nineteenth century and it was Japan's first Western-style fortress. Nowadays the area is a large park and a very popular spot during spring and the cherry blossom season.

Written by local enthusiast for Hakodate hostels

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Hakodate Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Hakodate, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $28
Party hostels in Hakodate Kokotel Hakodate (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 4

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