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Khaosan Tokyo Original

2-1-5 Kaminarimon, Taito 111-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
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Ranked #19 of 42 Specialty lodging in Taito
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are backpacking to Tokyo and need a place that is easy to access via train from the airport, then Asakusa would be the ideal place. The guesthouse is cheap and very clean. The room was quite small but who needs a big fancy room when backpacking, right? The guesthouse is just located at exit 3 from the Asakusa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, great staff and great accommodation. Always clean and always busy. They have a really good sized kitchen area to make your own food and a really nice lounge area. Would definitely recommend to budget travellers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you a backpacker traveler, I recommend this place to stay. It located near tourist attraction (Asakusa Kaminarimon shrine, rickshaw), near sumida river for hitch Himiko water bus (which is worthy to try), train station (Tobu asakusa, Asakusa line, Ginza line), convenience stores (seven eleven, family mart, Lawson) and restaurants and cafe. You won't starving whenever you awake late for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very small and crowded, but it's made up for by everything else; location is close to two train stations, the Sensou-ji temple is only minutes of walking from it, staff is very nice and friendly, and it's easy to come into contact with other travellers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Been staying in Khaosan Tokyo Original for 3 times but too lazy to do a review...so after my 3rd time staying there here is my review: +/+ + good location ~ 2minutes from subway which the subway itself has direct connection to both airports (narita and haneda) + clean ~ like most of hostel in Japan, the room is clean...toilet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The hostel is located only 1 minute away from Asakusa station (Ginza line), less than 5 minutes from Kaminarimon and about a 25~30 min walk to Ryogoku. The hostel itself is quite narrow and cramped in most places, and the showers and toilets are both small and not very clean. The bunk bed was of a generous size with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights in 8 beds female dorm and everything was fantastic for its (very ridiculously cheap and affordable) price! High speed wifi in every corner of the hostel. Very friendly and helpful staffs. Although there were not so much space, but the place was really clean and tidy. I had a damn comfortable sleep every night.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This hostel was conveniently located, near some interesting parts of Tokyo, and was also very close to the subway. The staff were exceptionally helpful, and very friendly, as well as speaking excellent English. The rooms are extremely small, so don't plan to spend any time in them except while you are asleep (Although, when you are in Tokyo, why would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I unfortunately left some belongs behind in my room during my stay at Khaosan Original. I contacted the staff and they kindly offered to either mail them to me or hold them until my next visit to the city. I opted to have them mailed to my local address and they arrived before I had expected them. My correspondence with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The hostel is located in the older part of Tokyo, called Asakusa, a calm city area with heaps of shops and restaurants nearby and also the Sensoji Temple nearby. Asakusa metro station is only a couple of hundred meters away, and makes it very easy (and cheap) to get around in the city. The staff was very helpful, friendly and... More 

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Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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