Hostel & Cafe Bar Backpackers Miyajima Reviews
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This place is great and the staff are amazing! Great location for miyajima
Cannot say enough great things about this hostel. The first night I arrived, the staff had organized a karaoke outing which was a great way to meet others in the hostel and also experience some Japanese culture. The location is also PHENOMENAL as it is right next to the JR ferry to Miyajima island and less than a 5 minute walk from the train station. Only downside is that there's just 1 shower per floor. Seriously most hospitable and kind staff ever though. Wish I could've stayed longer!
Hostel is very welcoming and staff are great. Location is great for Miyajima and easy to Hiroshima. The dorm rooms smell a little of shoes. Only place not to enforce the 'shoes off' rule that works so well in Japan. Would probably help. The roof terrace is good fun but could probably,do with a few more lights. However would definitely recommend the place to anyone.
This was the absolute best hostel I went to during my time in Japan. The staff and the people I met here gave me many wonderful memories. They usually schedule events which get the entire hostel involved. I could have easily spent my entire trip here. The ferry is literally around the corner and there is a fantastic bakery within a minute's walk (Matcha Anko Bagel is my personal favorite). A fantastic pottery shop is also next to the bakery which sells handmade Momiji leaf ceramics. Stay here!!
The staff couldn't have been nicer. If I had more time I would have liked to have stayed longer. I recommend to everyone.
Great location, quiet little town, not many places to eat after 7pm. but when there is plenty of beers, I suppose that makes it up. The staff was very kind, and they had a lot of suggestions not only to the things to do and see in the area but also, with advice for onward destinations, I went for Nagasaki after getting recommendation from a staff member. Thanks for that tip I say. Hope everyone else passing by will experience the same warm hospitality as I did. Safe travels!
This is a really good hostel in terms of what it is. The beds are comfortable and the facilities are very clean. The bar in the downstairs is great and the staff are very friendly and inviting and there's a great view from the roof. If you're staying here just to go to Miyajima, you can stay in Hiroshima as the island doesn't take that long to get to and is very accessible. If you're staying here and doing day trips into Hiroshima there are better options as it's kind of far out.
The hostel is amazing. The staff is simply fantadtic, by far the best hostel staff ive ever encountered in my travels. They make it a fun and excited place to be. The location and view from the roof top is superb; i honnestly can't say enough about this place! Certainly worth your while.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Excellent place to stay to see Hiroshima! Great facilities and staff, you can sit on the roof and watch the clouds and sunset over Miyajima, perfect. Good security and wonderful atmosphere.
Nice and new Hostel. Really clean. The staff are lovely and you can find nice travelers in the bar talking and playing on the evening. It is really close to Mianjima ferry. If you don't want or you can not sleep in the island, this is a really good option, in 10 minuts ferry with railpass you are there.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Excellent hostel, amazingly well placed to get into Hiroshima and the island. Superb atmosphere so friendly and welcoming guest and staff! Really cool place to stay!
Very very great hostel! Great team, great atmosphere. Definitely worth a stay! And the huge dorm does not seem very big, ithe layout is really good and it is really quiet at night.
I wished I knew how great of a hostel this was. Very sweet staff, awesome common room and an overall great place to stay. My friends and I didn't want to leave. If your looking for a very convienient and relaxing area, this hostel is amazing.
What is there to say but this has been hands down one of the best hostels I've stayed in full stop. I had initially write off Japanese hostels over the winter but now I know better. The staff here are incredible and would recommend staying here every time!
By far the best hostel we stayed at in Japan. The location is brilliant and the staff go above and beyond to make people feel welcome and have a good time
Very nice place to meet people, I enjoyed my time there. Dont worry about the location, althought it is outside the center, its easy accesible, and on a trip to hiroshima one should travel to Miyajima anyway.
This hostel is right next to the ferry terminal for Miyajima, which is excellent (next best to actually being on the island). The best part was just how friendly the ladies at the front desk were - they were so incredibly polite, courteous and positive, which made a massive difference to my trip to miyajima! They helped with our bags and were happy to help in every other way, so we couldn't really have asked for more from them. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfy, too!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Loved the atmosphere in this hostel. As there are no real bars nearby, most people by drinks locally and socialise downstairs. Next to the Miyajima ferry terminal so easy to go across. Plus minutes walk to the subway so can access Central Hiroshima. Dorms clean and curtains on beds so privacy is there. Only one shower per floor which can be troublesome, but you just have to time when you shower. Overall great place and had a great time here.
The staff at this hostel were absolutely amazing! I would 100% recommend this hostel to anybody! The staff were amazing, the location was brilliant and it was the cleanest hostel I stayed in during my trip! Absolutely amazing! Couldn't give the staff any more credit! They were the loveliest people! I can garantee that if you stay here it will be the best hostel you'll stay in during your trip 😊😊😊