Best Hostels in Tokyo

Tokyo is an amazing city to visit and with so many hostels it can be difficult to know where to stay. View our guide to the best places to stay in Tokyo on a budget with our suggestions for solo travellers, couples and groups.

There are so many hostels in Tokyo and each one is different in terms of price, location, facilities, atmopshere and reviews. Before making a booking you will need to decide what you are looking for for example are you seeking a social/party hostel? Do you want somewhere very cheap? Travelling solo or as a couple? Open to a dorm or want a little more privacy? Narrowing this down will help you to choose a perfect place to stay.

Check our our recommendations for top rated backpacker and budget hostels in Tokyo below:


Khaosan Hostel

Khaosan World Asakusa RYOKAN and HOSTEL

Khaosan is a cheap hostel chain in Japan and is very popular with international travellers who are looking for a comfortable place to stay on a budge. There are clean modern facilities, indoor and outdoor social areas and friendly English speaking staff. The Khaosan hostel is in a very central and convienient location and added benefits include free tea and coffee.


Other Hostels to Consider:

  • Emblem Hostel Nishiarai
  • Book and Bed
  • Bunka Hostel
  • Homeikan Hostel


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Best Area to Stay

Tokyo is a huge sprawling city and so you will need to research what you want to do which will help you to choose an area to stay. There is a good transport system in Tokyo although it can be a little confusing at first especially if you don't speak Japanese. 


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