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Tokyo Sumidagawa Youth Hostel Reviews

2-21-4, Yanagibashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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71 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 69%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Sorry to not have gotten the name of the gentleman checking me in, but he was very kind and helpful even when I had quite a late check in and early check out. Wonderful hostel!

  • 30th Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Had a decent time here, met up with some people in the common room and went out for beers. Not spectacular or anything but not bad. There's better for the same price or less in Tokyo


Warmhearted staff. It looks like there is no 風呂 in hostel. There is an advantage that we can step into any 洋室 without taking off shoes. It is convenient for foreigners.


I stayed in some pretty great hostels in Japan, unfortunately this was not one one them. The positives: - Friendly staff - Clean - Good location The negatives: - Extremely dated - Zero privacy - the bunk beds were open, very small and without any curtains (this is very different from my experience at all other hostels in Japan) - Smell - there was a constant lingering smell of food - Poor WiFi I would make this your last choice, there are much much better hostels out there.


The hostel was a bit hard to find and far from the closest public transport. The common area was very big, but not very cosy. The volunteer group was nice though as they have given a free tea ceremony.

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