Hostels in Tokyo, Japon

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Tokyo here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Tokyo Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Tokyo. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Tokyo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Tokyo costs on average $25 for a dorm. A hostel in Tokyo with private rooms costs on average $88. shows all 106 Hostels in Tokyo. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
K's House Tokyo is the best hostel in Tokyo for families.
Kaisu Hostel and K's House Tokyo are the best rated hostels in Tokyo for female solo travellers. compares prices for 106 hostels in Tokyo, Japon. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Tokyo such as
  • 69 hotels
  • 17 guesthouses
  • 5 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Tokyo.

Unplan Kagurazaka is the best rated hostel for partying in Tokyo.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Tokyo

Your Packing List for Tokyo

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Tokyo and Japon.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Tokyo 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 Tokyo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
106 Total number of hostels
$25 Average dorm price
$88 Average private room price
$12 Cheapest hostel in Tokyo
J's Backpackers is the cheapest
23 Party hostels in Tokyo
Unplan Kagurazaka is the best rated
Most Tokyo hostels are located in
Taitō-ku, Chuo-ku, Sumida-ku
3.4 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Kawaguchi (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Yokohama (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Sagamihara (35 Km / 21 mi.)
Chiba Prefecture (40 Km / 25 mi.)
Kamakura (44 Km / 27 mi.)
Sakura (49 Km / 30 mi.)

Travel Tips for Tokyo - from the Community

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