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6-1-2 Higashiueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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87%

Rating
1210 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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66%

Please fix the dryer !!!!!! Everyone was practically complaining about it, not working properly.

  • 31st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

The room is small, and the private bathroom is even smaller but after 15 days traveling in Japan you notice this is the standard for bathrooms around the country, so in that case, is perfect. 2 minutes walking from the subway.


94%

Good hotel for a stay in Tokyo with easy access to subway (5min walk to Inaricho) and JR-Lines (15min walk to Ueno). Room, especially the bathroom, was very small but clean. Staff was very nice and helpful.

  • 28th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

New and very clean hostel. Helpful and friendly staff


74%

Nice enough hostel. In a great area of Tokyo with lots happening near by and quick walk to the Metro. Facilities were decently clean. There were lockers in the room. They have free computers. You can also print for pretty cheap. The biggest problem here was a lack of good common spaces that made it hard to meet people and relax during down time.


89%

Cozy hotel conveniently located close to a Ginza line station. Friendly staff. Room was small, but considering the price and the fact that it's in Tokyo, it was pretty good.


97%

Great place!!! Highly recommended for trvelers


57%

Friendly and helpful staff. The lounge is not really a lounge, just a table a some chairs, which is a shame.


89%

Excellent! A good place to explore Tokio from, a subway station very close by and in walking distance from Ueno, shops in the street (7/11). I had a twin bedroom with its own toilet and shower and housekeeping (clean towels, etc.) each day. Somewhat difficult to meet other backpackers here because there is not really a bar in the hotel where you can hang out and have drinks, nevertheless, I would visit this place again, because it is safe, computers with free internet, clean, luxurious.


89%

Clean convenient hotel with good service. I arrived early, but they let me check in since my room was ready. The tatami mat room was small with a closet-sized bathroom, but the room was comfortable and I was satisfied with the facilities. This place has great value and the location is conveniently near Ueno station and is within walking distance of landmarks like Sensoji.

  • 24th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great service, god location, great staff!

  • 21st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


80%

Fine hostel, good room. Small bathroom (arent they all in Japan?). Only stayed one night. Wifi reception in our room was little.

  • 21st May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

if I have a free time , I will book this hotel again . Thank you all staff who make me feel happy on my birthday period . Hotel look like my home when I stay here. I'm look forward to see Oak hotel staff again in next time. Regard....... A.K. TG staff

  • 19th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Staffs are very nice ; Excellent service , Good in English and room is clean.

  • 19th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Wifi not really work in the room.

  • 19th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

The staff were always happy and friendly, regardless of the time of morning/day/night, the other guests were always pleasant and we could come and go as we pleased without obstruction.

  • 17th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

A great position near station, convenient for you to go everywhere in Tokyo.Nearby is Ueno station, surrounding is the good place to shop clothes,cosmetics(drug store and market), local foods. The staffs are nice and pleasant, but the open place for travelers seems a little small,more like a hotel. The room is clean, while the shower place and toilet is narrow in the dormitory.I would like to recommend the position.


91%

Couldn't have asked for a better stay in the heart of Tokyo! Situated conveniently between two JR Yamanote lines the location was unbeatable. The hostel staff was amazing - so friendly, welcoming and helpful. Great sized room (Please consider Japanese standards) and a very clean hostel. I've been to Japan many times in different hostels and I really enjoyed my stay here, would do it again!


89%

Staff are very friendly and speaks English very well!

  • 16th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

This hotel is in a fantastic location, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The only negative thing was that the rooms and bathrooms were quite small.


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