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YADOYA Guesthouse for Backpackers

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Osaka, Japan
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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars 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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Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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4 of 5 stars 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 of 5 stars 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.... More 

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Jena, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

First and foremost, you should know there are now two Yadoya hostels. Both are about equidistant to the Nakano train station, a great location - especially for anime/manga lovers! Cheap restaurants and pachinko halls can be found abound and there are shops for cheap deals as well. Regarding the hotel itself, I was in the new one. It looked new,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a very pleasant one week stay at Yadoya in March 2015. Staff was English speaking, location excellent (5min walk from Nakano JR st.), facilities good, nice common room, fast wifi. We stayed in a private room Ninja. It was quite small and you need to sleep on thin futons, so if you have back problems or such I... More 

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Malacky, Slovakia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I have been to several hostels in various countries, but this one was the least enjoyable. Even though staff is very nice and helpful, dormitory rooms are packed with beds and very limited space to move around. Showers are ok, but only one shared bathroom sink has hot water and mirror is on the other wall (not practical for shaving).... More 

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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: $21 - $54 (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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