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Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
7-10-4 Ueno, Tokyo, Tokyo, 110-0005
The price is $124 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
$124
per night
Mar 3 - Mar 4
4.4/5 Wonderful! (112 reviews)
"From arrival staff were so helpful. Could not fault the hostel it was clean with a great little kitchen. As a solo traveler I felt very safe here."

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2022

Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel
Book & Bed Tokyo Shinjuku - Hostel
2 out of 5
27-5 1-Chome Kabukicho, Kabukicho APM Building 8th Fl, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 160-0021
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $52 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$52
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.2/5 Very Good! (266 reviews)
"The only real problem is the matt is too thin. I slept on it for 5 nights and my thighs were so sore it bothered me to walk. Other than the Matt everything was fair to good especially for the price."

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Book & Bed Tokyo Shinjuku - Hostel
Sakura Hostel Asakusa
2 out of 5
2-24-2 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, 111-0032
The price is $47 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$47
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.1/5 Very Good! (302 reviews)
"Leaking roof which was just duct taped after we reported it, but still leaking, sub par beds ( super hard and very uncomfortable towels too thin like a hand towel very noisy guests who were loud till wee hours of the morning overall not recommended, we just couldn’t find a hotel since all were booked ..."

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Sakura Hostel Asakusa

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Mustard Hotel Shibuya - Hostel
2 out of 5
1-29-3, Higashi, Tokyo, Tokyo, 1500011
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The price is $88 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$88
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.3/5 Excellent! (307 reviews)
"really nice building and helpful staff. the room had all the basics we needed. we especially appreciated the slippers and pajamas as well as the many available outlets for charging our electronics. bed was comfortable, too. would definitely recommended if you want to explore shibuya!"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Mustard Hotel Shibuya - Hostel
Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro - Hostel
2 out of 5
2-40-7 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, 171-0014
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The price is $56 per night from Feb 19 to Feb 20
$56
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
4/5 Very Good! (999 reviews)
"It wasn’t anything special, but a comfy place to come back to and chill/sleep. Compared to other hotels I’ve stayed at in Tokyo, the bed was soft and plush, and the shower was easy to work. I got my money’s worth!"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro - Hostel
almond hostel & cafe Shibuya
1 out of 5
1-7 Motoyoyogicho, Shibuya, Tokyo, Tokyo, 151-0062
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The price is $59 per night from Mar 6 to Mar 7
$59
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7
4.2/5 Excellent! (197 reviews)
Convenient location
"Hostel was conveniently located. Could walk to Harajuku within 20mins. The stairs to the hostel was pretty steep though so carrying of heavy luggage up was a bit of a hassle."

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

almond hostel & cafe Shibuya
AKABANEHOLIC HOTEL - Hostel
1 out of 5
1-chome-4-4 Akabane, Tokyo, Tokyo, 115-0045
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The price is $68 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
$68
per night
Mar 7 - Mar 8
4.2/5 Very Good! (6 reviews)
"シンプルで過ごしやすかったです"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

AKABANEHOLIC HOTEL - Hostel
Imano Tokyo Hostel
2 out of 5
5-12-2, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, 160-0022
The price is $113 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
$113
per night
Feb 14 - Feb 15
4.2/5 Very Good! (470 reviews)
"Thumbs up"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Imano Tokyo Hostel
Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel
2 out of 5
1-5-10 Shintomi, Chuo, Tokyo, 104-0001
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The price is $113 per night from Feb 13 to Feb 14
$113
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14
4.4/5 Excellent! (368 reviews)
"Nice cozy place to stay at. There’s a Gindaco nearby that we get our takoyaki fix!"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel
plat hostel keikyu haneda home
2 out of 5
5-23-5 Haneda, Tokyo, Tokyo, 144-0043
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The price is $64 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
$64
per night
Feb 28 - Mar 1
4.5/5 Wonderful! (75 reviews)
"Very clean. Very friendly and helpful staff. Close to Haneda airport by taxi."

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

plat hostel keikyu haneda home
CITAN - Hostel
2 out of 5
15-2 NIHOMBASHI-ODEMNACHO, Tokyo, TOKYO, 1030011
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The price is $87 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
$87
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
4.5/5 Wonderful! (123 reviews)
"Excellent staff.They diligently worked with the airport to find/get me my lost luggage. Reasonably priced breakfast, drinks, very clean, and in a very safe neighborhood with great transportation options.Takeshi and team rocks!"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2023

CITAN - Hostel
FOCUS Kuramae - Hostel
2 out of 5
4-21-2 Kuramae, Tokyo, Tokyo, 111-0051
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The price is $69 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
$69
per night
Feb 7 - Feb 8
4.2/5 Excellent! (125 reviews)
Great n Thanks 🙏
"Great service and beautiful staff"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

FOCUS Kuramae - Hostel
BaseInn Komagome Tokyo
1 out of 5
Piaresu Building, 1-19-1 Komagome, 5F, Tokyo, 170-0003
3.4/5 (48 reviews)
"I love this place and it's a fantastic place to make friends and it's a great town to wake up to and the perfect center for taking the subway to the rest of Tokyo. I love this place!"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2023

BaseInn Komagome Tokyo
Sakura Hotel Jimbocho
2 out of 5
2-21-4 Kanda Jimbocho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, 101-0051
The price is $55 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21
$55
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21
4/5 Very Good! (896 reviews)
"Very friendly staff. Thank you, I enjoyed my stay."

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

Sakura Hotel Jimbocho
Little Japan
2 out of 5
3-10-8, Asakusabashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Toyko, 111-0053
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The price is $51 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$51
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.2/5 Very Good! (40 reviews)
Our favourite place in Japan 🙂
"Probably one of my favourite places we stayed in Japan. Staff is so friendly and the neighbourhood is quiet. Location is perfect as station is nearby and excellent to visit several places in Tokyo. We had our room upgraded."

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Little Japan
House Ikebukuro – Hostel
1 out of 5
2-20-1 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-0014
The price is $37 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$37
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.3/5 Excellent! (22 reviews)
good
"good"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

House Ikebukuro – Hostel
Grids Tokyo Asakusabashi Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
4-11-6, Asakusabashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 111-0053
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The price is $124 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$124
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.3/5 Excellent! (227 reviews)
Crinkler amidst Lux (No excuse)
"Lux simplicity downtown: One of top places for small downtown private room or bunk style comfort at a modest reasonable price. Downside: While guidelines for guests are good, some don’t follow them at all. Result: Little to no sleep. A crinkler lady in bunk opening food wrapping and munching on Doritos-like ..."

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Grids Tokyo Asakusabashi Hotel & Hostel
UNPLAN Shinjuku – Hostel
2 out of 5
5-3-15 Shinjuku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 160-0022
4.5/5 Wonderful! (88 reviews)
"Will come again next time"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

UNPLAN Shinjuku – Hostel
MANGA ART HOTEL, TOKYO - Hostel
2 out of 5
5F, 1-14-13 Kanda Nishikicho, Tokyo, Tokyo, 101-0054
3.9/5 Very Good! (36 reviews)

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

MANGA ART HOTEL, TOKYO - Hostel
Tokyo Guest House Ouji Music Lounge - Hostel
2 out of 5
2-4-17, Takinogawa, Kita-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 1140023
The price is $41 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
$41
per night
Feb 7 - Feb 8
4.2/5 Very Good! (98 reviews)
"We loved the large room which was clean, and the beds were very comfortable. Huge CR with separate toilet and shower with bathtub was a bonus. Nice local eateries around the area with a 711 nearby, and a big public park across the road. Easy 2-minute access to train and bus stations."

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2019

Tokyo Guest House Ouji Music Lounge - Hostel
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Other property types in Tokyo

Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo
3.5 out of 5
1-28-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, 160-0022
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2,308 reviews)
"the staff try their upmost hospitality for the guests. I enjoyed my experience and would come back again"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo
Mimaru Tokyo Shinjuku West
3 out of 5
3-3-11 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 160-0023
4.8/5 Exceptional! (53 reviews)
"Close enough to shinjuku station that you can walk to. A few convenience stores nearby which is a plus."

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Mimaru Tokyo Shinjuku West
Minn Kasai
3 out of 5
3-32-13 Nakakasai, Edogawa, Tokyo, Tokyo, 134-0083
4.6/5 Wonderful! (9 reviews)
"整潔整齊 附近交通方便 食肆種類多 但溝通及店內指示不清晰"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Minn Kasai
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Tokyo Hostels information

Number of reviews
4805
Accommodation
189 Hostels
Lowest Price
$37
Highest Price
$304

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Tokyo?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for exploring. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its temples and museums.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Tokyo?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to look first: Grids Tokyo Ueno Hotel & Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Iriya Station and Inaricho Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with hair dryers and bed sheets. Book & Bed Tokyo Shinjuku - Hostel - 2-minute walk from Seibu-Shinjuku Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms. Mustard Hotel Shibuya - Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. Rooms come with towels, showers, and bed sheets. Almond hostel & cafe Shibuya - 2-minute walk from Yoyogi-Hachiman Station for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Rooms come with showers, hair dryers, and bed sheets. Sakura Hostel Asakusa - Located within a 5-minute walk of Sensō-ji Temple. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers and lockers in all rooms.
How many hostels are there in Tokyo?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Tokyo, one of Expedia’s 189 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Tokyo?
The weather is important when you’re experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 79°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 48°F. Average annual precipitation for Tokyo is 42 inches.
What is there to see and do in Tokyo?
In general, Tokyo is known for its temples, museums, and monuments. Major attractions include Tokyo Disneyland®, Tokyo DisneySea®, and Tokyo Imperial Palace. Get out into nature with places like Hibiya Park, Kokyogaien National Gardens, and Imperial Palace East Gardens. Cultural attractions include Imperial Garden Theatre, Tokyo Takarazuka Theatre, and Nissay Theatre.
What's the best way to get to and around Tokyo while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Tokyo on hand to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Haneda Airport (HND), 8.8 mi (14.1 km) away. An alternative is Narita Intl. Airport (NRT), which is 35.9 mi (57.8 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transit. You can access metro transit at Hibiya Station, Ginza Station, and Ginza-Itchome Station. To explore more of the area, catch a train at Yurakucho Station, Tokyo Station, or Shimbashi Station.

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