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Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

It was only a place to sleep. The place was packed. To many rooms, too little space. It was hard I put our backpacks, wish we could squeeze them to fit in the place. But the cleanliness was excellent.

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at Yadoya as the staff were friendly and helpful. It's a small building but this is standard for Japan. My friend and I stayed in the 4 female bunk room. The room was very small but beds were comfortable, I wouldn't recommend staying in the bunk rooms for long periods of time only as it's...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

This was a cute and safe hostel. They give you very clear and fool proof directions upon booking so it was incredibly easy to find. The guesthouse rooms are all on the second and third floors with no elevator. The steps are quite narrow so be wary with big backpacks. Only the rooms are air conditioned. We stayed in an...

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Osaka, Japan
Reviewed February 11, 2016

We stayed in a 4 bedroom female dorm in February 2016. The rooms are much too small for 4 people. For example, only one person can lay their bags on the floor at once. There are small lockers for your valuable- BYO locks. The common room has a selection of guidebooks and is small, but you can use the fridge...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed January 11, 2016

YADOYA located in Nakano about 5-min walk from Nakano station. It's cheap and good for budget traveler. I've stayed in 8-bed mix dormitory on the 3rd floor closest to the window. It's a bit noisy at night while car driving fast but it still ok to sleep. There is 7-11 convenient store just across the street.

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1Thank Chayaporn T
Canada
Reviewed November 19, 2015

I only used this hostel as an overnight stay before catching onward transport, so can't comment on many of the facilities. Staff came in after hours to check me in. Building was pretty run down and the room was pretty cramped for 8 beds plus luggage. The bunks looked like they were handmade and the position of the ladder made...

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1Thank Snakeytail
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nihts in May 2015. I like this place because of it's location. If you are on a budget, and looking for a place with a relatively good location to just crash the night (or nights), consider staying here. In my opinion, it's not a bad place. For the price we paid, it's very decent. My friend...

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1Thank Evelynnd_81
Nagoya, Japan
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I've stayed here about 10 times, as many of the other reviewers have stated the main hostel building is a bit shabby around the edges but for the cost and fantastic location to Shinjuku I keep coming back.

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Albany, New York
Reviewed July 23, 2015

I stayed in a private bunk room with a travel companion, and was seduced by the cheap price, but I'll never stay here again. The staff was very nice and helpful, but the place was very shabby. The restroom smelled really bad and was dirty, and the rooms were below average. On the bright side, Nakano turned out to be...

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Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Well. Book here ONLY if you need to save money. But anyway you can find similar accomodation for a little more but for sure better quality. Nakano area is great and the place is very close to the subway where you can go to Shinjuku with one or two stops only. Nakano also has many shops and restaurants to check....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the cheapest hostel in West of Tokyo.Located in Nakano which is only one stop away from Shinjuku. You can use both JR-line and Tokyo Metro.It`s very convenient area, there are lots of restaurants and shops in Nakano and very safe.We hope everyone enjoy staying with us in Tokyo, so we are happy to help to give the information of traveling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YADOYA Guesthouse for Backpackers

Address: 2-18-6 Nakano | 204 Prosper Nakano Bldg., Nakano 164-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Nakano
Price Range: $18 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — YADOYA Guesthouse for Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The two person rooms seem to be much more spacious, compared to the 4 person dorms which are the same size with 4 beds.”
  • This is a 4 bedroom female dorm. This is all the floor space in the whole room.
 of 5 bubbles C4750JVmc, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
“Try and go for the private rooms if available”
 of 5 bubbles pope86, Sep 9, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are equally good. However, the dorm on the top floor has no access to wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles thetravelonthebrain, May 22, 2015 | Read review
“If you are traveling with actual luggage book a larger room. It is worth the price. The rooms have very little space for walking and putting your things. Rooms towards the side entrance of the hostel will always smell like cigarettes from people smoking in the alley way.”
 of 5 bubbles 561neenaa, Oct 21, 2014 | Read review
“we stayed at samurai room and it was ok!”
 of 5 bubbles markboccolato, Oct 3, 2014 | Read review
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