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BESPOKE HOTEL Shinjuku
Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020
APA Hotel Shinjuku Gyoen-mae
Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020
Grand Hyatt Tokyo
Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020
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 accommodations 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 a 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.
Hostels in Tokyo
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to look first:
DJ Hostel Ginza - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find towels, free toiletries, and linens in all rooms.
GRIDS TOKYO NIHOMBASHI EAST HOTEL&HOSTEL - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Higashi-nihombashi Station and Bakuroyokoyama Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with hair dryers.
Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Tokyo Seibu-Shinjuku Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a sauna. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and TVs in all rooms.
Emblem Hostel Nishiarai - 2-minute walk from Tokyo Nishiarai Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar.
GRIDS TOKYO AKIHABARA HOTEL&HOSTEL - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Asakusabashi Station and Akihabara Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.
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 58° F and nighttime temperatures average 36° F
- April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 47° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 86° F and nighttime averages are around 65° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 38° F at night
- Average rainfall is 62.09 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
- Imperial Palace Garden
- Ueno Park
- Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
- Kabuki-za Theatre
- Mori Art Museum
- Edo-Tokyo Museum
Overall, Tokyo is known for its:
- Cultural attractions
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 center. 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 transit. You can take advantage of metro transit 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.