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Hostel & Cafe Bar Backpackers Miyajima Reviews

1-8-11 Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima, Japan

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1029 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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Very lovely hostel with a wonderful staff! Everybody here was so friendly and it's location couldn't be any better for travelers visiting Miyajima! Overall experience was great and I would love to stay here again someday! Thank you for the fantastic experience and kind hospitality!


Could not recommend this place more highly. Absolutely great facilities, attentive and friendly staff that go out of their way for youyou and a really fantastic atmosphere that makes meeting fellow travellers easy. Loved this place, can't wait to come back!


great stay and really nice atmosphere with lots of nice people. beds all have curtains so even though the rooms are big you still get to sleep privately. will definitely come back here if I ever find myself in the area.


Absolutely loved it!


If you are visiting Miyagima, this is definitely the place to stay at. It's located literally right in front of the ferry stop, so no need at all to stay on the island itself which is way more expensive. The last boat is at 10 so you can explore most of the night after all the tourists have left. The common area is very sociable and I had a great time going out with Yurie, who works at the hostel, and some of the other guests for some really delicious Okanamiyaki! Definitely recommend this place


This place is not on the island itself but who cares. The island is pretty dead after 10. The hoste aint dead at all. Hete you will meet other travellers easy! The staff is exceptionally helpfull and friendly. I had a really happy time in the hostel. The island is 10 minutes away. Boats are plenty. Hiroshima is just 25 minutes by train. You won't regret syaying here. Bring earplugs, someone will surely snor, it's a giant dorm.


Well place if you want to visit Miyajima island for a couple of days. The staff is awesome and really want you to have a good time there. There's a bar in the hostel that make food as well. The bedroom are not traditionnal japanese room, more made with a concret floor and to much light.


Fantastic atmosphere and really friendly staff and travelers at this place. Good location, short walk from the JR train line and it's only one train to Hiroshima station, and an even shorter walk to a JR ferry to Miyajima island. It's tucked away in a nice little area to not be overwhelmed by the big city. Showers are a great size but only one per floor. Good inside and outside common areas and the bar is cheap and always fun to drink at. Would definitely recommend this place. Thanks!


I stayed one night there and it was a nice experience. Staff where really nice and helpful, and the location was perfect.


Propably the best hostel ive stayed in a long time. Super friendly staff, super friendly people and it was so easy to get to know new people there. (Also 100yen shots!) Definitely recommend this place.


Really close to Miyajima island but 1/2 an hour out of Hiroshima. Great hostel atmosphere and great staff. Rooms are all very noisy and I don't think any proper walls are installed between them but apart from that the room set up was okay.


lovely girls running this place. location is very convenient near the ferry and cloae to the train station. beds come with a clothes line! there is only one shower per floor, was ok though.


We had a good night and met a bunch of people. Right beside the ferry terminal to Miyajima.


Best hostel I've stayed at to date! Awesome atmosphere and super friendly staff. Miyajima is so beautiful!


Wonderful stay had here would definitely recommend.


Great hostel, wonderful staff. Great little bar downstairs. Perfect location for seeing Miyajima and Hiroshima.


Really great place! The bar is great for meeting people, and the location couldn't be closer to the Myajima ferry (well worth a day out there). It's about 40 mins to the centre of Hiroshima by train. The staff stayed up an extra hour after closing to check me in as I was arriving late. Apparently they underwent refurbishment a few months back and are still getting new things added all the time, so for all I know, it could be even better now!


We had a wonderful stay at Hostel and Cafe Bar Backpackers Miyajima! From the moment that we walked up, the staff was very informative and friendly; more-so than any of the other hostels that we had visited in Japan. The bar provides a nice atmosphere to meet the other people in the hostel. I would definitely recommend this place to friends!


This hostel is a great place to stay if you're traveling to Miyajima! The staff spoke English and were super friendly and the JR Ferry Port is literally just outside the front door. We met up with many travelers and even staff members who were excited to travel and hike with us on Miyajima and even the surrounding area in Hiroshima. The hostel was also pretty newly renovated and keys and lockers were provided for valuables.


A very nice place, well located and with a very very good atmosphere ! There are many facilities, and everything is clean. Really, I recommend that place !

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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