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Popular hostels recommended for foreign tourists

Hostels are reasonably priced and ideal for extended stays. This section presents a lineup of spots recommended for foreign visitors for the friendly atmosphere and easy access. Make wise use of hostels and enjoy your tour of Tokyo!

* The information given is as of November 2015. Contents are subject to change without notice. For details, visit the operator’s website or contact the operator.

Khaosan World Asakusa Ryokan/Hostel A spectrum of room types!

Simple guestrooms, Japanese-style rooms designed with the buoyant image of the kagura dance, Western-style rooms with pops of color, dormitories, and more… The hostel offers a broad spectrum of guestroom designs. It’s a minute’s walk to Asakusa Station, a short walk to Sensoji Temple, and convenient for Haneda and Narita airports by limousine bus. The friendly staff adds to the attraction.

Deluxe Modern Japanese Room

  • Standard Japanese Room
  • Deluxe Family Room
  • Superior Private Room


3-15-1 Nishi-asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Telephone number

03-3843-0153(Japanese and English only)


http://www.khaosan-tokyo.com/en/( External link )

Grids Akihabara A hostel that connects people

The hostel is situated in Akihabara—a center of Japan’s unique youth subculture—and close to sightseeing destinations like Asakusa and Tsukiji. It meets a variety of needs with the Japanese Room arranged in Japanese modern style, the Dormitory ideal for groups, and more. On the first floor is a Bar & Lounge where you can chat with other guests, the hostel staff, and the local residents.

Japanese Room

  • Dormitory
  • Premium Room
  • Bar & Lounge open to hostel guests and beyond


2-8-16 Higashi-kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Telephone number

03-5822-6236(Japanese and English only)


http://grids-hostel.com/hostels/akihabara/( External link )

Book and Bed Tokyo A bookstore where you can spend the night

The unique hostel features beds built into large bookshelves. It recreates the tiny moment of happiness in life where you fall asleep reading. The shelves are lined with a diversity of volumes—novels, travel books, photography books, foreign books, and more. The lounge space is open to non-overnight guests in the daytime. * Books are not available for borrowing or purchasing.


Relaxing sofas placed throughout the space

  • Bookshelves with the warmth of wood
  • Example of bed cubicle
  • Entrance


Lumiere Bldg. 7F, 1-17-7 Nishi-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo


http://bookandbedtokyo.com/en/( External link )


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