Hostels in Nagano, Japan

5 hostels available. Prices start from $10 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Nagano

Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest
"…When staying at one of our comfortable and cozy rooms, one is brought in touch with traditional Japanese lifestyle. The guest house's interior elements, such as shelves, stairs, sliding doors, … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Shower room : through the night Hair-dryer Laundry & dryer : 200 JPY each Kitchen Free Internet and WIFI at common space and rooms No curfew *please consider other guests and neighbors … More
Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Reception Hours: from 09:00 to 11:00; from 16:00 to 21:00. 7. Curfew: (1) Please lower the voice after 21:00. (2) The lights are off at 21:00. 8. The shower room, bathroom and kitchen are … More
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel
"…9. There are open mixed shared dormitories, safe female-only shared dormitories and private quadruple rooms for groups. All rooms are equipped with air-condition and guests can use free WiFi … More

Hotels in Nagano

"Located in Omachi City, just a 15-minute drive from JR Shinano Omachi Train Station, Aria Hotel Kurobe Alpen Route offers completely non-smoking rooms. Guests can choose to stay in Western rooms … More

Guest Houses in Nagano

"…Our ryokanhas over a 160 years of history. We are located in the center of town , just a few minutes walk from the Zenkoji temple(the main sttraction in town),and a 20 minutes walk from the JR … More

Hostels in Nagano, Japan

5 hostels available. Prices start from $21 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Nagano (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 Nagano.

Guess what? Nagano is also named and spelled Jigokudani Monkey Park - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

The number of hostels in Nagano is one of the reasons why many backpackers and weekend travelers choose the city among others. Aside from the fact that it is a great destination to experience Japan's picturesque landscape and scenery, Nagano is absolutely a backpacker-friendly destination. Likewise, these Nagano hostels are not just limited to budget-conscious visitors; tourists who want to experience authentic Japanese culture can enjoy these accommodations.

Similar to its neighboring cities, Nagano is famous for skiing and other outdoor-related activities. During winter, Nagano is a top choice among those who have neither the luxury nor desire to travel far north. There are many skiing areas in Nagano. After your outdoor pursuits -- enjoying snow-capped mountains and frozen lakes -- you can soak in hot springs called onsen. You've probably seen photos of the Japanese macaque that bath in its hot springs.

Nagano is not only great to visit in the winter, but it's also an all-year-round tourist destination. Come during spring and enjoy the blooming sakura (cherry blossoms) backdropped with scenic views of mountains. For autumn, enjoy leaf-peeping in Nagano; summer is also a great time to visit Nagano.

There are plenty of Nagano hostels from which to choose. There are typical youth hostels in Nagano that are perfect for backpackers. Nagano hostels have all the facilities and amenities of the usual hostels you find elsewhere, from dorms and private rooms to common areas and communal kitchen. Additional facilities and amenities offered in some hostels in Nagano include shuttle services, Wi-Fi, and bicycle rentals - be sure to inquire about these at your Nagano hostel prior to your stay.

There are some hostels in Japan that used to be private homes. Now, these type of homes are good alternatives to ryokan (Japanese-style inns) -- they are more affordable and the hosts (who are usually the owners) let you feel at home. Private-homes-turned-hostels are highly preferable if you want to experience Japanese culture from food to the interiors. At affordable rates, you will sleep in a Japanese home, dine on Japanese food, and enjoy Japanese culture with locals. Nagano hostels are scattered but majority of them have excellent locations. Some are located nearby stations, others close to attractions. Take your time checking out these Nagano hostels that perfectly suit your needs.

Written by local enthusiast for Nagano hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Nagano hostels vcaulin

Nagano 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 Nagano, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Average dorm price $25
Average private room price $110
Cheapest hostel in Nagano Dot Hostel with $20.5
Party hostels in Nagano Dot Hostel (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.7

FAQ about Nagano Hostels

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