Yakushima Youth Hostel Reviews
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When I first arrived I found the staff surly to the point of rudeness (at least for Japan), but this impression diminished the longer I stayed. Amazing location and the staff (Shouko in particular) were really helpful in working out where to go and navigating the island's poor bus system.
I had an excellent stay. Very, very helpful staff and fluent in english. Very clean. And a wonderful tube!
I had a very nice stay and enjoyed the sewing ;-)
- good location to climb mountains - ocean view from the hotel deck And nice people!!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Shuko-san was a great staff and advisor to whoever's staying there.Very helpful and has experience in mountain climbing and trekking. The dorms were great and spacious unlike other hostel dorms that I stayed in.
Very friendly staff and nice place to stay. Really not far from the fery terminal (Miyanoura one) Close to a bus station soo.
The portside youth hostel was absolutely perfect! We apreciated the helpful staff, the facilities were very clean, we loved the sake and the breakfast with ocean view. We would love to come back one day if possible.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Good hostel, friendly atmosphere. The staff gave good advice on what to do, where to go, which bus to take etc. I would definitely stay there again.
very close to Miyanoura port and also to the bus stop from where you can go around the island. I met nice people and was advised very well where and how to go. I had a great stay! ありがとうございました！unfortunately I didn't have much time on the island. I will definitely go back one day!
Yakushima Youth Hostel is quite possibly my favorite hostel that I've ever stayed in. The staff is wonderful, super helpful and very relaxed. The facilities are nice, and it has a great view from it's back porch. Definitely get a free glass of local Yakushima sochu in the hang out room if you can, and then pay ¥100 for another! Such a great stay! どもありがとございました Yakushima Youth Hostel!
Really to mention: very good staff, always wanting the best for you in any way! Thanks a lot! The hostel is easy to reach from the ferry port and two minute walk to the next bus station which takes you everywhere on the island. The room was a little smelly because of the humidity in Yakushima but really clean as all the other facilities. A good hostel with great staff!
Chilled out, nice near port, good base camp for exploring Yakushima!
I had the best time here. Shuko the hostess, is the best ! She gave me precious advises on what to do in the island. There is a great atmosphere in the hostel. You feel like at home. It's warm and cosy. The Japanese style bathroom is really nice and the terrace is really cool to relax listening to the waves. I will definitely come back here. I've fell in love with this place !