AS House （Asakusa Smile） Reviews
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The dorms were really small for 6 people.
Nice hostel with good facilities like a kitchen and laundry. However I saw a couple of cockroaches in the kitchen and there needed to be more utensils to really cook. Rooms were pretty small but that's expected in tokyo. Nice bar and common room area downstairs.
Nice place to stay, a little bit of noisy down stair on Saturday but it's okey.
There were so many things that should have been fixed. Locks/toilets etc.. windows not closing..
Good service and good helpfull staff! We had a good stay at Asakusa Smile! Only thing, sometimes a bit cold in the lounge. But it was also cold outside....
unfriendly staff inconvenience if your room at second building (Bekkan). Hard to find the 2nd building. The hostel signboard is no where to find. All guests I've met having the same problem to find the hostel and only found the entrance from the other guests who's going out.
Quite a bizzare set-up. Very few showers and toilets and having the shower separated from the public hallway by a thin hanging sheet was unsettling. Cheap night in the dormitory tho so you get what you pay for. The bedding was clean and the location was excellent
I stayed in the Bekkan (Annex) building. It was fine, a good kitchen/shower, several bathrooms. Pretty basic but functional. It was clean for the most part, though I don't think they look under the beds often. I didn't have much interaction with the staff so I can't say much there. Only issue was that sometimes it was difficult to connect to the wifi, but overall a decent place.
great hostel which really feels like home. when i visit tokyo again, i will definitely stay here again.
If you're looking for a cheap hostel that provides only the essentials (roof over your head, a bed, and a shower with hot water) this is the place for you. The location is great but the staff were pretty unhelpful, there was no internet in my building, and the rooms were dusty and stuffy. The computers were also not working when I was there.
- unfriendly staff - atmosphere was pretty uncomfortable - it was not offered to lock the luggage
I stayed in the 2nd building which was very hard to find. There was only 1 shower in the building which sucked especially since there are many people in the place. The place could've also been a bit more cleaner. There also weren't any coin lockers to keep your valuables so you . The location was surrounded by lots of konbini which was good if you are looking for something to eat.
Decent hostel, but not even my favorite hostel in Tokyo.
The cleanliness was pretty poor in the room where there was food and old clothes left in the private room. Floors throughout were dirty. The noise from the front door was constant, shook the whole bedroom. So with a hostel in tokyo where people are coming and going all hours of the day it was hard to get any sleep. Staff did the bare minimum and were not really present.
The wi-fi sometimes went crazy and it was unable to use. Somebody often smoked within the building, all the smoke came in to my room (I havr allergic from smoke). My window was blocked, unable to open and my room was dark day & night. The bathroom should be rebuilt, it was disgusting. Please, no limited reception, after 15h flying I had to wait 3h to chek-in, I was angry.
I stayed at the second building. First, there is only 1 shower for the whole guest, at least 15 guest if fully booked. Second, there is no wifi internet, no public computer. Third, there is no staff to take care of guests in the second building, if anything happened you have to walk to the main building to find someone there. Fourth, the room and the bed was full of dust. My friend and I even got a rash. I think these are enough for not going back again.
- Novice Nomad
- All Male Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
The staff was very rude and the rooms weren't cleaned in ages. There even was a cockroach in the kitchen. I don't recommend this to anyone unless you are only spending one night.