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Retrometro Backpackers

2-19-1 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan


  • 92%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to Retrometro Backpackers !


Unlike other party hostel, our place is basically quiet and relaxing, as we are one of the smallest hostels in Tokyo run by small number of staff.
So you will feel just like being in a cafe.

Relaxing and laid back. A small community with a small number of people in a little cute living room will make it easy to meet and make friends with other travellers.
Please enjoy yourself or chatting with other travellers in our relaxing place with free tea/coffe :)

======= Feature =======

* Chill-out and laid-back atmosphere (is the reason many people chose our place!)
* Well designed fashionable living space
* Old Japanese house renovated in a uniquely designed rooms
* No curfew (*code number for entrance door given upon check-in)
* Friendly and helpful staff who are willing to be your help as much as possible!
* Special custom-made wooden bunk bed with private power point & reading light

======= Facillity =======

* Reception hour 9:00-13:00, 15:00-22:00
* 1 basic shower room and another shower room with bath tub available for 24hours both to be shared (Hair dryer only at 6:00-24:00)
* FREE shampoo, body soap, face wash, cleansing oil, face lotion, hair dryer
* FREE tea/coffee
* FREE communal PC and wi-fi connection
* Fully equipped kitchen with basic seasonings, communal fridge, oven, toaster and IH stovetop etc
* Coin-operated washing machine and drying machine(6:00-24:00)
* Air-conditioner in each room.
* Safety box
* Overnight luggage storage for who go out for excursion available with extra cost.
* You can check-in at 15:00-22:00, but we are grad to keep your luggage before check-in if you arrive between 9:00-13:00. (Entrance door and reception closed at 13:00-15:00 so please avoid to arrive between this time.)

======= Location advantage =======

* Located in Asakusa, the most popular and famous sightseeing place in Tokyo.
* Famous Senso-ji temple and Kaminari-mon gate is about 10mins walk from our place.
* 1hour from Narita airport by train (1-2 transit)
* 50mins from haneda airport by train (1 transit)
* 2mins on foot to convenience store
* 4mins on foot to supermarket open for 24hours
* Many restaurants around us. Ask us as there are heaps of them!
* 30seconds to Kappabashi market street
* Straight train to Shibuya, Ginza, Ueno, Omote-sandou, Akihabara,
* Although we are located in Asakusa which is the most popular sightseeing area, the hostel is in a quiet area among the area.

======= Special Notes =======

* Entrance door closed between 13:00-15:00. PLEASE AVOID TO ARRIVE BETWEEN 13:00-15:00 AS YOU WILL BE LOCKED OUTSIDE.
* Check-in at 15:00-22:00.
All members in your group need to check-in at this time.
Your flight needs to arrive at the airport by 20:00. If later than that, please reconsider your place to stay.
* If you arrive between 9:00-13:00 you can drop your luggage before check-in.
* Payment by cash only. (NO CREDIT CARD ACCEPTED)
* Minimum age is 10 yeards old
* We accept max 4 people in same group. Please DO NOT make booking with more than 5 people.
* Max duration to stay is 3weeks.

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  • Latest Review

    Clean, safe, with a very friendly staff. I could have gone for a more "party" hostel, but still met lots of nice people from all around the world.
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      Anonymous, Canada, Male, 25-30
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  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Cancellation Policy * Our cancellation policy have priority over hostel world cancellation policy * 50 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation 1 day prior to the date of your reservation. * 100 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation on the appointed day. * 10% deposit you've paid is not included in your cancellation fee. You have to pay 100% fee without 10% deposit. * Entrance door closed between 13:00-15:00. Please donot arrive at 13:00-15:00 as you will be locked outside Our check-in is at 15:00-22:00. If you want to leave luggage you can arrive between 9:00-13:00 but we can't offer the room at 13:00-15:00.

Retrometro Backpackers Located at 2-19-1 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo.
Retrometro Backpackers
Tokyo 1110035 2-19-1 Nishiasakusa,, Taito-ku
91% 224
35.7131376 139.7893738
Retrometro Backpackers
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