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Nui. Hostel & Bar Lounge

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9.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Nui. Hostel & Bar Lounge aims at creating Beyond all borders.
Our cafe & bar lounge offers an unrivaled opportunity to socialize with Japanese locals and fellow travelers in Tokyo!
If you p... More...

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Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel

Hostel
8.4km from city centre - Show on Map
9.1
Superb 13
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel is a new hostel and with a wonderful location,... More...

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UNPLAN Shinjuku

Hostel
1.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

- About Unplan Shinjuku -
Unplan means:
Unplanned Travel - Traveling by instinct
Unplanned Encounter - Unexpected encounters
Unplanned Landscape - Unforeseen scenery

Opened March, 2019 After t... More...

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Grids Tokyo Asakusa-Bashi Hotel&Hostel

Hostel
8.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Grids Tokyo Asakusa-Bashi Hotel&Hostel is located in Asakusabashi. In addition to our hotel and hostel facilities, we also have a café and bar available for guests.... More...

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Toco Tokyo Heritage Hostel

Hostel
9.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Here is the only one hostel where you can feel REAL JAPAN in Tokyo. Let's relax and make your precious memory.... More...

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UNPLAN Kagurazaka

Hostel
4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

To those who cherish their once-in-a-lifetime encounters, and those who prefer “journeys” to “travel,” why not give the “Unplan” experience a try?... More...

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plat hostel keikyu haneda home

Hostel
16.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.2
Superb 12
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

plat hostel keikyu haneda home provides dormitories and private rooms to match different needs.... More...

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Focus Kuramae

Hostel
9km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 61
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Focus Kuramae provides a bar and is located within 2.4 km of Tokyo Skytree.... More...

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Obi Hostel

Hostel
8.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to obi Hostel!

obi Hostel is a hostel located in Higashi-Nihonbashi, the very central part of Tokyo.
We are only a stone’s throw from the nearest station, “Bakuro Yokoyama,&rdq... More...

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Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Hostel
9.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

This is a purpose-built hostel with dorms and twin rooms, common kitchen, comfortable lounge and Internet cafe ideally designed for people to socialise and meet people from over the world... More...

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Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel

Hostel
7.6km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We, Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel place emphasis on hospitality and are aiming to be a cozy hostel just like visiting your friend's house.... More...

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CITAN Hostel

Hostel
8.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

CITAN is a 7-story hostel with its basement floor located in Nihon-bashi area that has seen many journeys along the Five Routes “Gokaido” since Edo period.... More...

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Imano Tokyo Hostel

Hostel
1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We offer free Wi-Fi throughout the building and each bunk has a curtain that provides privacy, a reading light and power outlets. We also have private rooms for families and group of two-to-four.... More...

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The Millennials Shibuya

Hotel
3.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Here at The Millennials Shibuya, we offer a totally new lodging experience.
Different from your standard capsule hotel or hostel, our Smart Pods offer privacy, comfort, and convenience.

PRIVACY -... More...

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Khaosan World Asakusa RYOKAN & HOSTEL

Hostel
9.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Khaosan World Asakusa RYOKAN & HOSTEL provides you with easy access to the places where the lively city has to offer.... More...

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Khaosan Tokyo Origami

Hostel
10km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Khaosan Tokyo Origami has cozy common area, (Gallery space. Real communication with locals. Fully information and Wonderful view of Asakusa from lounge.... More...

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Wild Cherry Blossom-HOSTEL,TOKYO KOGANEI-

Hostel
16.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.4
Superb 5
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Wild Cherry Blossom-HOSTEL,TOKYO KOGANEI- was newly open in December 2019.... More...

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Khaosan Tokyo Kabuki

Hostel
9.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 2947
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Top-level family-friendly hostel with private shower/bathroom in all the rooms. Located 1 min from Asakusa station, center of the city.... More...

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The Wardrobe Hostel Forest Shimokitazawa

Hostel
3.8km from city centre - Show on Map
2.0
Rating 9
Free WiFi

Welcome to The The Wardrobe Hostel Forest Shimokitazawa, we are a warm and fully decorated hostel.... More...

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&AND HOSTEL MINAMISENJU

Hostel
10.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to &AND HOSTEL MINAMISENJU and hope you enjoy your stay here.... More...

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Sakura Hotel Jimbocho

Hostel
5.9km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

There are lots of sites beside the hotel such as Akihabara Electric City, Imperial Palace which is a rare nature site in the centre of Tokyo and Tokyo Dome where major sports events take place.... More...

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Almond hostel & cafe Shibuya

Hostel
2.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 250
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Almond Hostel & Cafe is located in Tokyo, 1 km from NHK Studio Park. You will find luggage storage space at the property.... More...

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Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro

Hostel
5.1km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 579
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

This is your perfect base to explore the city. Not only in a great location, the main aim of this hotel is to provide cheap, affordable, comfortable rooms for guests from all over the world.... More...

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&And Hostel Akihabara

Hostel
7.8km from city centre - Show on Map
5.7
Rating 60
  • Perfect Location
Free WiFi

The latest IoT devices are gathered in smart hostel.

&And Hostel is a near-future type accommodation where you can enjoy IoT space. The hostel will give you extraordinary experience with the l... More...

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Backpackers Hostel K's House Tokyo

Hostel
9.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 2927
Free WiFi

Voted The Best Hostel Chain Worldwide 2010 & 2011. Clean,cozy and friendly hostel.Only 1min walk from Kuramae station.... More...

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Khaosan World Ryogoku Hostel

Hostel
9.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

New Open on April 2017!
Khaosan World Ryogoku Hostel is the biggest hostel in Tokyo, located in Ryogoku.
Easy access from JR Ryogoku Station and Toei Oedo Line Ryogoku Station.
It is walking-distan... More...

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Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory

Hostel
9.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 925
  • Perfect Location
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

The experiment for "high-end hostel style. Equipped shower/bathroom in all the rooms. Best facility for women. Color Chemistry room. Multitasking quad Kitchen.... More...

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Top Edge Hostel Koenji

Hostel
4.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 12
Free WiFi

Top Edge Hostel Koenji is near Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Meiji Jingu Stadium... More...

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plat hostel keikyu minowa forest

Hostel
10km from city centre - Show on Map
9.7
Superb 7
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Featuring a garden, plat hostel keikyu minowa forest has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a shared bathroom. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen and a shared lounge for guests.... More...

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Time Sharing Stay Asakusa

Hostel
9.8km from city centre - Show on Map
10.0
Superb 1
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Offering air-conditioned rooms in the Ueno, Asakusa, Senju, Ryogoku district of Tokyo, Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace.... More...

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TOKYO-W-INN Asakusa

Hostel
9.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

TOKYO-W-INN Asakusa offers accommodation just a 4-minute walk from Tawaramachi Station and a 7-minute walk from Asakusa Station.... More...

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Quality Hostel K's House Tokyo Oasis

Hostel
9.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1041
Free WiFi

Voted The Best Hostel Chain Worldwide 2010 & 2011. Clean,cozy and friendly ZEN style hostel in center of Asakusa.rn... More...

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Ryoma Ikebukuro I

Hostel
5.5km from city centre - Show on Map
9.1
Superb 3
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

If you would like to stay in the centre of Tokyo but like to stay quiet, Ryoma Ikebukuro I is the room for you!... More...

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LYURO Tokyo Kiyosumi by THE SHARE HOTELS

Hotel
9.1km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 19
Free WiFi

LYURO Tokyo Kiyosumi by THE SHARE HOTELS have a big “river terrace”, a BBQ restaurant “PITMANS” and a brewery “Kiyosubashi Craft Beer”.... More...

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House Ikebukuro

Hostel
5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

House Ikebukuro is just 500 m from JR Ikebukuro Train Station, completely non-smoking, with a common-use kitchen and living area.... More...

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Asakusa Ryokan Toukaisou

Hostel
9.3km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 565
Free WiFi

Here you will get a cheap, cosy, and convenient stay. Situated in Asakusa, the centre of the old downtown, an area reminiscent of traditional Japan which is extremely rare in Tokyo today.... More...

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bnb+Secret Base Mejiro

Hostel
3.8km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0

bnb + Secret Base Mejiro features with free Wi-Fi.... More...

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Hostel bedgasm

Hostel
9.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1297
Free WiFi

Hostel bedgasm has 5 tiny stories building with roof-top, comes with self renovation to interiors almost everything.... More...

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hostel DEN

Hostel
7.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 364
Free WiFi

Hostel DEN is Located in Nihombashi, the heart of Tokyo. DEN is a warm and relaxing hostel that will make you feel at home, no matter how far away home is for you.... More...

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Juyoh Hotel

Hotel
10.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 123
Free WiFi

Juyoh Hotel is an inexpensive accommodation near Asakusa and Ueno, two major tourist spots in northeastern part of central Tokyo area.... More...

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Sleeping theater TheaterZzz

Hotel
9.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

TheaterZzz is a mixed dormitory type hostel, close to Kuramae and Ueno.... More...

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Khaosan Tokyo Samurai

Hostel
9.5km from city centre - Show on Map
7.9
Very good 853
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Only 10 mins walk to Sensonji Temple, where there are heaps of street markets filled with traditional Japanese souvenirs and Japanese food.There is a huge discount supermarket (open 24 hours) 3mins aw... More...

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328 Hostel & Lounge

Hostel
16.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 147
Free WiFi

There are several room types available for you to choose from:4 bed female dorm, 4 bed male dorm and twin rooms in 328 HOSTEL&LOUNGE.... More...

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Tokyo House Inn

Hotel
1.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 66
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Situated in the heart of Tokyo, Tokyo House Inn is an 8-minute walk from Shin-Okubo Station of the JR Yamanote Line and a 5-minute walk away from Higashi Shinjuku Station.... More...

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Red Planet Tokyo Asakusa

Hotel
9.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Red Planet Asakusa Tokyo is located only a 2-minute walk away from Asakusa Train Station on the Tsukuba Express Line. Every room at this stylish non-smoking property is equipped with a flat-screen TV.... More...

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&And Hostel Asakusa Kappabashi

Hostel
9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

All rooms at the hostel are equipped with a private bathroom and a shower. The common space is equipped with a shared kitchen for long-term stays as well as sightseeing.... More...

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Guesthouse Sensu

Hostel
15.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 30
Free WiFi

Welcome to “SENSU”!We are a guest house right next to the Haneda airport.It is a 5-minute walk from Keihin Electric Express Otorii Station.... More...

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Asakusa Central Hotel

Hotel
9.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 38
Free WiFi

Asakusa Central Hotel is located in the center part in Asakusa, Tokyo.

It is very convenient for the business and sightseeing because it takes a few minutes from Asakusa station and Kaminarimon... More...

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Wise Owl Hostels Shibuya

Hostel
4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 808
Free WiFi

Wise Owl Hostels Shibuya - 2nd Wise Owl series!

You should enjoy TOKYO all night long like an owl.
This hostel is not just a place to lodge.
It is an entertainment hub in Aobadai, SHIBUYA.
Peopl... More...

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Hotel Graphy Nezu

Hotel
7.6km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Hotel Graphy Nezu is a new type of residential hotel that guests can enjoy socializing in the hotel.... More...

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Koenji Junjo Hotel

Hotel
3.9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 6
Free WiFi

Koenji Junjo Hotel is a guest house with the concept of a Japanese-style “secret base” for travelers from around the globe. There are 5 modern Japanese-style “tatami” mat rooms... More...

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Good Diner Inn Copain

Hostel
5.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 24
Free WiFi

Good Diner Inn Copain is a hostel which is located in the cafe on the 1st floor.We are very clean and cozy! Staff are very friendly.... More...

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With B

Hostel
4.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 11
Free WiFi

Set in the Chuo Ward district of Tokyo, WithB provides a shared lounge. This 1-star hotel offers a snack bar.... More...

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Resol Poshtel Tokyo Asakusa

Hostel
9.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Welcome to Resol Poshtel Tokyo Asakusa and hope you enjoy your stay here.... More...

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Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Ogikubo

Hostel
6.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 3
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Conveniently located in central Tokyo, Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Ogikubo is a 120-second walk from JR Ogikubo station.The capsule hotel has an artificial hot spring bath and sauna.... More...

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Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Akihabara

Hotel
7.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 13
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Boasting a spacious public bath, sauna and on-site cafe, Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Akihabara offers capsule rooms for male guests.... More...

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bnb+Asakusa Kuramae

Hostel
9.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1

bnb+Asakusa Kuramae feature with free Wi-Fi.... More...

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GrapeHouse Koenji - Hostel, - Caters to Women

Hostel
4.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Welcome to GrapeHouse Koenji - Hostel, - Caters to Women, and hope you enjoy your stay here.... More...

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Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Shinbashi

Hotel
6.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1
Free WiFi

Ideally located just steps away from JR Shinbashi Station, this male-only hotel, Capsule Hotel Anshin Oyado Shinbashi, offers unique capsule rooms.... More...

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Hisayo's Inn

Hostel
15.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 9
Free WiFi

Hisayo's Inn is located 15 minutes from Haneda International Airport.... More...

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HOTEL ADONIS near Shibuya-Male only Dorm and Group

Hostel
3.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Welcome to HOTEL ADONIS near Shibuya - Male only Dorm and Group Room. Hope you can enjoy your stay in Tokyo.... More...

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Guest House Shinagawa-shuku Tokyo

Hostel
8.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 323
Free WiFi

Shinagawa-shuku is located in Shinagawa, one of the access points to Tokyo from Narita Airport/Haneda Airport, and offers great accessibility... More...

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J's Backpackers

Hostel
16.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 68
Free WiFi

From J's Backpackers, you can easily reach these spots by train.
You can enjoy four different seasons in Japan.... More...

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Hotel CEN

Hostel
1.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 6
Free WiFi

Welcome to Hotel CEN and hope you enjoy your stay in Tokyo.... More...

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Oak Hotel Edo

Hotel
9.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 8
Free WiFi

Oak Hotel Edo is opening soon on 23th of Dec 2016, it's perfect for business or travel, located in the convenient area of Koto ku.... More...

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1night1980hostel Tokyo

Hostel
9.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 287
Free WiFi

Welcome to 1980yen Hostel, we are the newest capsule hostel located in old downtown, in The heart of Tokyo!! We are here for Travelers/Backpackers from all over the world, and budget minded individual... More...

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Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, that manages to mix ultramodern skyscrapers and ancient temples effortlessly. Whether you are travelling to Tokyo to discover its futuristic architecture and technology, or to learn about its traditional culture, you won’t be disappointed.

We’ve got an amazing selection of youth hostels in the city, many of which feature iconic Japanese design to make sure you have an unforgettable stay. The best hostels in Tokyo tick all the right boxes, including great design, a friendly atmosphere and spotless facilities. The alternative is a traditional Japanese inn, known as a Ryokan, where you can go back in time and imagine what it would have been like to live in Japan 100 years ago. Regardless of where you decide to stay, remember that most Tokyo hostels have private rooms for anyone in need of a bit of alone time, or those travelling with a significant other. If you’re travelling on a budget, check to see if your hostel offers a free breakfast, or has any self-catering facilities you can use. And if you want to mingle with other travellers, you can stay in a Tokyo youth hostel with a bar on site.

Tokyo is vast, and can be expensive, but hostels are the perfect way to keep you within easy reach of the city centre and all the best attractions. Here are a few suggestions on the best places to stay in Tokyo. Some of the best areas are Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, Roppongi and the area around Tokyo Central Station. Asakusa in the North is a popular backpacker choice, and if you want to get away from the crowds try Ebisu in the south for more of a neighbourhood feel.

Some popular attractions worth visiting include Sensō-ji, the oldest temple in Tokyo, Tsukiji market for the epicentre of seafood and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden for a moment of zen calm in the city. For more unusual options, why not check out one of the many themed cafes in Tokyo. How about an owl café? Or maybe you prefer cats? Possibly even vampires? There’s also the well-known robot restaurant for a unique dining experience, or the slightly more down-to-earth Ghibli Museum. Check out our blog post for free things to do in Tokyo.

Despite its size, Tokyo is amazingly well-connected, if not slightly confusing to get around. You can try to take the bus but trains and subways are easier for tourists to understand. If you want to make things easier for yourself, get a prepaid card, called Pasmo or Suica, for trains and subways. Narita International Airport, the city’s main hub, is about 60km out of the city centre, but is easily reached by the Access Narita Bus (1000 yen) or the JR Narita Express (3000 yen).

We have 66 hostels in Tokyo with an average rating of 8.9 based on 20,247 reviews 66 of 66 properties available in Tokyo

About Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, that manages to mix ultramodern skyscrapers and ancient temples effortlessly. Whether you are travelling to Tokyo to discover its futuristic architecture and technology, or to learn about its traditional culture, you won’t be disappointed.

We’ve got an amazing selection of youth hostels in the city, many of which feature iconic Japanese design to make sure you have an unforgettable stay. The best hostels in Tokyo tick all the right boxes, including great design, a friendly atmosphere and spotless facilities. The alternative is a traditional Japanese inn, known as a Ryokan, where you can go back in time and imagine what it would have been like to live in Japan 100 years ago. Regardless of where you decide to stay, remember that most Tokyo hostels have private rooms for anyone in need of a bit of alone time, or those travelling with a significant other. If you’re travelling on a budget, check to see if your hostel offers a free breakfast, or has any self-catering facilities you can use. And if you want to mingle with other travellers, you can stay in a Tokyo youth hostel with a bar on site.

Tokyo is vast, and can be expensive, but hostels are the perfect way to keep you within easy reach of the city centre and all the best attractions. Here are a few suggestions on the best places to stay in Tokyo. Some of the best areas are Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, Roppongi and the area around Tokyo Central Station. Asakusa in the North is a popular backpacker choice, and if you want to get away from the crowds try Ebisu in the south for more of a neighbourhood feel.

Some popular attractions worth visiting include Sensō-ji, the oldest temple in Tokyo, Tsukiji market for the epicentre of seafood and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden for a moment of zen calm in the city. For more unusual options, why not check out one of the many themed cafes in Tokyo. How about an owl café? Or maybe you prefer cats? Possibly even vampires? There’s also the well-known robot restaurant for a unique dining experience, or the slightly more down-to-earth Ghibli Museum. Check out our blog post for free things to do in Tokyo.

Despite its size, Tokyo is amazingly well-connected, if not slightly confusing to get around. You can try to take the bus but trains and subways are easier for tourists to understand. If you want to make things easier for yourself, get a prepaid card, called Pasmo or Suica, for trains and subways. Narita International Airport, the city’s main hub, is about 60km out of the city centre, but is easily reached by the Access Narita Bus (1000 yen) or the JR Narita Express (3000 yen).