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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great deal for the price. Awesome view. Easy access to nearby train station to get around. Close convenience stores. LOTS of old school Asakusa locations and plenty to check out in the area. Rooms are small, but great for a place to lay your head down at night. We shared a 4 person mixed room.

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Combermere, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this hostel because it still retains those qualities I associate with old school hostel charm; smaller than average, packed into a side street, a Millennium Falcon of an institution for those that can appreciate the reference. So to speak it's all in it's heart. The staff was not only incredibly accommodating and nice, they went out of their...

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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is completely rundown. It might have been good at some point but that was long long time ago. You are required to take off the shoes but the floor isn't clean at all. Room was tiny even for a Japanese standard (and the whole hostel, including the communal area) and it really feels cramped. Bed sheets were clean...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I booked a bed in a female dorm which has 8-10 beds in the same room. It's clean. I think there was just around 3 bathrooms to share with everyone. So you better spare some time when everyone is out for taking your shower. Staffs are nice and they can speak English. I met people from around the world there,...

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Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

The place was in really good location, near to skyfree tower and Sensoji gate, the staff were so friendly. The common was a bit small but the rooms were good, no more than 4 beds in each room. I recommend this places.

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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Only 2,200Yen for a bed in 4 beds dorm. The hotel have very good location, easily access from Asakusa station. It takes 1 hour go to to Narita airport without train exchange. Also walk in distance to Soji temple and staff are very helpful.

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Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed September 7, 2016

For Y2,200 (US$22) a night for a bed in a 4-bed room, this place is a "great bargain" given that it's at an excellent location just like a two-minute walk from Exit A2-A of the Asakusa Station (Toei Asakusa & Metro Ginza lines) by crossing Asakusa Dori at its intersection with Edo Dori and turning left into the lane just...

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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights, great location, easy access to subway, can see sumida river/skytree view.. got a single room with 2 bedbunks but the room way to small, impossible to open a big luggage, bed sheets looked clean but the duvets seemed used alot& never been cleaned because of the stinky smell, very upset/ thought japanese house were always clean ;(...

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Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

nice hostel for backpackers. they have kitchen, so whenever you want to cook it's available! a bit small bathroom, but the livingroom is comfortable. the staffs are friendly, they helped completing our itinerary. location nearby station, tokyo skytree and asakusa shrine.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed April 17, 2016

(+) 1. The price is cheaper than others place around Asakusa! 2. Location so close with Ginza Line subway exit no.4 3. The Staff, specially Daiさん、so nice, and good with English! 4. Clean enough even if every room is small. (-) 1. I stayed at female dorm, and the floor is kinda noisy... when everybody fall a sleep I still...

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Staying in Ueno, Asakusa

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Ueno, Asakusa
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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Additional Information about Khaosan Tokyo Original

Address: 2-1-5 Kaminarimon, Taito 111-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $17 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Khaosan Tokyo Original 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Ask for a room with river view”
 of 5 bubbles christian_wue, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“Request the shared dorm room with the riverfront view”
 of 5 bubbles monicaxox, Jan 16, 2016 | Read review
“This is a share room with 4-6 people in the same room but if you come with friends you may book a room for only your group.”
 of 5 bubbles Aturas, Nov 20, 2015 | Read review
“best view on rooftop so choose room on top floor”
 of 5 bubbles DeffaUtama, Oct 9, 2015 | Read review
“private room is better”
 of 5 bubbles ParamitaWKD, Jun 30, 2015 | Read review
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