Nui. Hostel & Bar Lounge Reviews
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This hostel was excellent, and great value for money to stay in Tokyo. Its in the Asakusa area, a very historic area of Tokyo, and is 2 minutes walk from two subway lines so it is very convenient to travel anywhere in the city (direct line to Shinjuku which was very handy). The bar and lounge area was very modern and a great place to come back to at night. Loads of really nice ramen and okonomiyaki restaurants nearby too. Dorm rooms were really nice; big beds, aircon and sleek bathrooms.
This hostel has a lovely friendly atmosphere
Fantastic base for exploring Tokyo. Loved the bar and staff. Couldn't fault it. Great as single female traveller.
Fantastic hostel - with a top notch bar! The food is really good there too, I only wish they served more Japanese food! The staff are really friendly, and they speak good English. All the facilities here are at a high standard as well (both in terms of quality and cleanliness). The only downside was that the elevator is shut off at midnight, which is not nice if you're staying on the 5th floor or want to go to the common room (6th floor). Also, they need to post better directions to the hostel!
Excellent hostel! Beautiful interior, great facilities and lovely staff. I couldn't recommend it highly enough! The public bar downstairs is a wonderful feature.
great facilities: library, bar on the first floor, kitchen, computers etc. very near asakusa Kaminarimon gate, nakamise shopping street and sensoji temple. very near asakusa toei station but no one really does use the toei line anyway. asakusa-bashi (JR line) is about a 15min walk away. quiet district until you see the temple. ruins & rustic feel. toilets very clean and sunkus (convenience shop) just 50m from the hostel. wifi available and luggage storage very well manned.
I have been to many hostels and this has been the best one I have been to by far. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The wifi works throughout the hostel. This place has the best showers I have ever used and the rooms are quiet at night so you can actually rest (and they are air conditioned!). The food the hostel makes is good and is priced fairly. There are also plenty of grocery stores that are about a minute away. I highly recommend this hostel. Great value!
This is one of the best hostels I've seen. The restaurant/bar downstairs could win a design award and serves nice wood oven pizzas and other snacks/drinks for unusually low prices. The staff is very kind/helpful and you can clearly see that they care about the quality of their hostel. Everything is very clean and modern, the beds are big and comfortable. This place is also slightly cheaper than all other hostels around, making it an obvious choice!
A very good experience! The hostel has a unique atmosphere and the interior is beautiful. Only thing that we were not happy about was the pans in the kitchen, they were dirty and not in a good shape anymore at all. Staff was excellent, so nice and friendly.
The hostel was generally good & well located, but lacked the homely feeling and exceptional cleanliness of most Japanese hostels, because shoes were allowed throughout the building (even showers!) and slippers were not provided. This should be fixed! Otherwise, common room and kitchen were good, with free coffee and tea and view over the Sumida river (so you won' t have to depend on the bar!).
Great hostel. Only complaint is they need to put blinds or curtains in the twin rooms.
Really great place, but the room we stayed in could do with a mirror and curtain. Overall the hostel was spotless and the bar downstairs was really cool, but perhaps they could try harder to be a hostel and less to be a cool bar.
Nui generally scored high marks, and I will stay here again. The biggest drawback is the location vs. Roppongi/Shibuya nightlife---a $50 cab ride after the subways close---but that seems typical for Tokyo hostels, and Nui compensates with its own lively bar. Other locations like Akihabara, Asakusa and Tokyo Skytree are comfortably close. I met friendly folks from across the spectrum here: Nui staff, Western travelers, Asian travelers, Japanese travelers and even Tokyo locals.
This hostel was very clean and we had a wonderful stay while in Tokyo; however the room was quite small (this was not that big of a deal). We really like two main aspects of the hostel: the bar / cafe / grill downstairs and the showers. Overall this was a fairly good place to stay. I would suggest that, upon arrival, they give a city map to the visitors and tell them what is around the hostel.
Great hostel with a great bar, food and friendly staff. The bar means that you will may spend more than usual in a hostel but it is a good environment to socialise and non-guests do come to drink and eat here too (no issue with security). A convenient location in Tokyo is difficult given its size but this is pretty decent.
BY FAR one of the best Hostels i'v ever stayed in. Extremly friendly staff (you even get greeted by your nickname!), cool atmosphere, great rooms, clean bathrooms, WIFI on every floor and a bar. What do you want more? And all that just 15min walking from Sensoji-Shrine in Asakusa! If I come back to Tokyo, I definitely gonna stay there again!
This hostel was amazing. It was honestly the best place I've ever stayed in. It's location is only 3 mins away from 2 subway lines and it's conviently near Asakasa. The food was excellent and reasonably priced! I loved my stay there, I'll def book it anytime I'm in Tokyo! Thanks Nui!
Great hostel. Helpful and friendly staff. Card key access to sleeping areas, stairway, and elevator would make security perfect. Suggest individual reading lights, headboards on bunks, and a small shelf at each bed. Shower rooms could use additional clothes and towel hooks. Great bar and food area. Very nice kitchen and laundry. No house slippers was a surprise but not a problem. I WILL DEFINITELY STAY AGAIN. A+++. WELL DONE.
we loved this hostel! the atmosphere was great and the kitchen was amazing! thanks nui. for a great stay!