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3-12-5 Ryusen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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196 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 71%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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Met great people here, decent price to stay.


Good hostel. Defiantly value for money. We mainly interacted with the night staff who was very helpful but spoke broken English. The day staff had excellent English we went for the sumo tour with him which was epic. The kitchen facilities are small and the fridge stunk but we had our own in the private room so not a huge issue.


Pretty solid last minute booking. Met everyone in our 10 person room, which was nice. Nice social space in kitchen area. Not many bathrooms, but was never an issue. Not super close to a metro station and in a quiet part of town. Hilarious triple bed bunk beds! It's a bit pricier than cleaner and better located ones, but a good one if everything else is booked.


I am aware that I booked in a high season (new year's) but I think they took advantage about this since this was the most expensive hostel that I stayed on during my whole Japan's experience and it was also the worst in comfort and location.


This hostel was good, fairly basic but not completely dodgy. I told staff a couple of times that there was a bad smell outside my room, and nothing was done about it...


Met a lot of nice backpackers there, but the hostel itself isn't a great one...


Good and cheap hostel, everythings well. Good staff, always helping and good common areas. Wi-fi works perfectly. Clean rooms and good socializing here. Recommended 100%


Bedding was not changed from previous occupant. Cleaning was not up to scratch. Carpet was old and coming up; paint peeling. Bathroom didn't look clean and smelt of urine in the morning. PCs in the foyer looked to be 10 years old. Total renewal required.

  • 22nd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Friendly staff


Go for it. The location is a bit boring, but the walk to the subway is not that bad really. The hostel is full of nice details and feels like a good place to meet people. Dorm had it's own fridge, wifi works, no curfew, lockers...


The guy at the front end was amazing. The test was good but a little much for what you get

  • 25th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The staff were excellent and very helpful. However, the location wasn't too convenient. Just too far a walk from the most connected trainlines. After walking around Tokyo all day long, it's not great to have to walk a good 20mins to the hostel.


The room smels very bad and the Aircondition was half broken.

  • 6th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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