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Featured Hostels in Tokyo

Oak Hostel Sakura
2 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P1,401
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Located in Sumida, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tokyo Solamachi and Tokyo Sky Tree. Sensō-ji Temple and Kaminarimon are also within 2 miles (3 km). ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (301 reviews)
Friendly Receptionist

"Receptionist is very friendly before our stay with our email/message conversation and during our stay. Thank you for all your help on making our vacation at Japan more informative."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Oak Hostel Sakura
Oak Hostel Zen
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P1,353
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18

Located in Taito, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ueno Park, Tokyo National Museum and Ueno Zoo. Sensō-ji Temple and University of Tokyo are also within ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (748 reviews)

"Great place for budget travellers"…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Oak Hostel Zen
GRIDS TOKYO NIHOMBASHI EAST HOTEL&HOSTEL
2 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P2,863
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3

Located in Chuo, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Tokyo Stock Exchange, Ryogoku Kokugikan and Akihabara Electric Town. Tokyo International Forum and Ueno ...

4.3/5Excellent! (643 reviews)

"Good fasility and staff very friendly. And strategic location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

GRIDS TOKYO NIHOMBASHI EAST HOTEL&HOSTEL
GRIDS TOKYO AKIHABARA HOTEL&HOSTEL
2 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P2,100
per night
Feb 17 - Feb 18

Located in Chiyoda, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tokyo Anime Center and Akihabara Electric Town. Ameya-Yokochō and Ryogoku Kokugikan are also within ...

4.2/5Excellent! (448 reviews)

"Great location. Easy to find and very accommodating with our request. Will definitely use again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

GRIDS TOKYO AKIHABARA HOTEL&HOSTEL
IMANO TOKYO HOSTEL
P4,265
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3

Located in Shinjuku, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Isetan Department Store Shinjuku and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Tokyo Metropolitan Government ...

4.2/5Very Good! (395 reviews)

"Close to everything you need to go in tokyo!!!!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

IMANO TOKYO HOSTEL
Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro - Hostel
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P2,365
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Located in Ikebukuro, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Nekobukuro, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Meiji Jingu Shrine and Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street. Yanaka ...

4/5Very Good! (1,210 reviews)

"Location is good. Very convenient. Lots of eateries with very good price. Ideal accommodation for budget travelers. Staff took extra effort to make birthday gal felt special. Is really an extra miles. Good service. Friendly staff. One thing to note, room size is small. But good enough for 2 pax."…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019

Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro - Hostel
Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
7-10-4 Ueno, Tokyo, Tokyo
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P5,530
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Located in Ueno, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ueno Park and Sensō-ji Temple. Tokyo Dome and Tokyo Sky Tree are also within 3 mi (5 km). Iriya Station ...

4.4/5Excellent! (27 reviews)

"Very clean in the bedroom and shared bathroom. Very convenient location. Just hope they will provide free bath towels in the future."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel
Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel
2 out of 5
Free Cancellation
P3,100
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3

Located in Chuo, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo Tower and Toyosu Market. Sensō-ji Temple and Tokyo Sky Tree are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (275 reviews)

"A steal in Ginza area! The hostel is new and super clean. The modern design is warm and welcoming. The dorm bed 'cubicle' is spacious and bed is comfortable. The price offered here was lower than the official website, which even included breakfast! Areas of improvements: some larger storage (locker) ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel
MUSTARD HOTEL SHIBUYA - Hostel
P3,307
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17

Located in Shibuya, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Shibuya Crossing, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Meiji Jingu Shrine and Tokyo Tower. Tokyo Sky Tree and Disneyland® ...

4.3/5Excellent! (236 reviews)

"Both the workers and the people who stay there are very nice, and there’s a few restaurants and bars nearby which adds to the convenience"…"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2019

MUSTARD HOTEL SHIBUYA - Hostel
Khaosan World Asakusa RYOKAN & HOSTEL
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P932
per night
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Located in Taito, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Hanayashiki Amusement Park, Sensō-ji Temple and Kaminarimon. Ueno Park and Asakusa Shrine are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (308 reviews)

"The location was good, I don't know why but all the days that I have been there my was not cleaned up. They have shared showers and toilet in every flor"…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2019

Khaosan World Asakusa RYOKAN & HOSTEL
GRIDS TOKYO ASAKUSA-BASHI HOTEL&HOSTEL
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P2,303
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Located in Taito, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tokyo Anime Center and Akihabara Electric Town. Ameya-Yokochō and Ryogoku Kokugikan are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (182 reviews)

"Everything was good. Room was a little small but love the bathroom. Very clean! Staff is polite and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

GRIDS TOKYO ASAKUSA-BASHI HOTEL&HOSTEL
Beagle Tokyo Hostel and Apartments
2 out of 5
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
P3,634
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20

Located in Ota, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Tokyo Bay and within 9 miles (15 km) of Tokyo Big Sight and Tokyo Institute of Technology. LEGOLAND Discovery ...

4.2/5Excellent! (343 reviews)

"Appreciate for coming to the airport to pick me up. It was already 2 o'clock in the morning. Thank you all so much."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Beagle Tokyo Hostel and Apartments
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Other property types in Tokyo

APA Hotel & Resort Nishishinjuku Gochome Eki Tower
APA Hotel & Resort Nishishinjuku Gochome Eki Tower
3 out of 5
3-14-1 Honmachi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo
P2,415
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27
4.2/5Very Good! (2,832 reviews)

"Extremely nice and clean hotel. It is location right above Nishi-Shinjuku go-chome station. Hotel rooms also have a nice view."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

APA Hotel & Resort Nishishinjuku Gochome Eki Tower
Hotel Gracery Shinjuku
Hotel Gracery Shinjuku
4 out of 5
P6,902
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11
4.4/5Excellent! (8,931 reviews)

"Location was great, near Shinjuku Statuion. Room was bigger than I expected. They have breakfast buffet not included in room price. I thought considering the cost it should have been. It lacks drawers to put clothes in, not too big of a problem. Bathtub a bonus."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Hotel Gracery Shinjuku
APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower
APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower
3 out of 5
1-20-2 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo
P3,451
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
3.9/5Good! (5,302 reviews)

"Room is a bit small but is very clean & tidy. Is located in the heart of Shinjuku where it is convenient to the food & everything."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

APA Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho Tower
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Tokyo, one of its 188 hostels might be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dorm-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Tokyo for good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its temples and museums.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Tokyo?

The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 15° C and night-time temperatures average 2° C
  • April-June: 26° C is the daytime average and 8° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 30° C and night-time averages are around 18° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 23° C during the day and 3° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1577 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Tokyo?

Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Tokyo Imperial Palace
  • Tokyo Tower
  • Meiji Jingu Shrine
Natural Features
  • Imperial Palace Garden
  • Ueno Park
  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Cultural Attractions
  • Kabuki-za Theatre
  • Mori Art Museum
  • Edo-Tokyo Museum

Overall, Tokyo is known for its:

  • Temples
  • Museums
  • Monuments
  • Shopping
  • Architecture
  • Flowers
  • Parks
  • Cultural attractions
  • Seafood

How to Get to Tokyo and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.), which is 35.9 mi (57.8 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. You can take advantage of metro transport at Hibiya Station, Yurakucho Station and Ginza-Itchome Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Tokyo Yurakucho Station, Tokyo Station or Tokyo Shimbashi Station.

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