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Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

1.0 star property

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
369-2 Midori-Ku Obara, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-0173

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Sagami6 min drive
  • Popular LocationKanagawa Prefectural Sagamiko Exchange Center6 min drive
  • Popular LocationMeiji Memorial Forest Takao Quasi-National Park38 min drive

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About this area


Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel is located in Midori Ward, a neighborhood in Sagamihara. Kenkyoji Temple and Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Tsukui Shiroyama Park are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Minenoyakushi Trail and Mt Yae Trail. Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest and Takao 599 Museum are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Lake Sagami - 6 min drive
  • Kanagawa Prefectural Sagamiko Exchange Center - 6 min drive
  • Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest - 9 min drive
  • Mount Takao - 15 min drive
  • Meiji Memorial Forest Takao Quasi-National Park - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • Aihara Station - 19 min drive

About this property

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

Sagamihara hostel in Midori Ward with free parking
This hostel features a restaurant, coffee/tea in a common area, and a microwave in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a refrigerator in a common area, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities. All 3 rooms provide free WiFi, stovetops, and hydromassage showerheads. Portable fans and showers are also available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel offers 3 accommodations with slippers and portable fans. This Sagamihara hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Supervised childcare/activities


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Portable fan


  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop


  • Slippers

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Property Registration Number 神奈川県相模原市指令(生衛)第30-134-003

We should mention

Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel Sagamihara
Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 3 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 3 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 3 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 3 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 3 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing hospitality and cultured experience! Great for hikers, travelers, explorers and adventurous types of people. A 13 minute walk from a bus stop from Sagamiko station.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
建物自体は古いですが、気兼ねなくゆっくりできます。 コンビニなどが近くにないので食料は自分で準備しておきましょう。 アルコールを含む飲料、カップ麺などは、当宿舎で販売されています。レトルト食品やパックライスの販売もあればと思います。(もし、あるのもかかわらず見落としてたらごめんなさい。) オーナーが海外体験豊富で興味深い話を聞かせてもらいました。
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019