We came as a group of 6. 4 of us took a 4-bed room, the other two took a 2-bed room.
Our room (4-beds) are bunk beds. The beds are comfy, the rooms were clean. Our room was apparently the biggest, so we had just enough space to open our suitcases and do our packing.
However, my friend who stayed in a 2-bed room complained that there was barely enough space to open a luggage. And it was enough floor space for one person to do their packing. The other person had to wait.
So be mindful about big luggage, especially if you are staying in a small room.
The kitchen is small, but has all the basics. It has a stove, an ovenette, a microwave. It has pots and pans, plates and cutleries. There is a fridge, but wished that it was a bigger fridge because there were so many occupants and they had a lot of stuff in the fridge.
There is a small lounge that can comfortably fit 7 ~ 8 people at the same time, with TV. There are two computers for guest use with internet, and there is wifi throughout the hostel.
The only gripe was that the bidets sometimes don't work. And there was one time that the shower's drainage on the 1st floor was clogged so it was flooded while I took a bath.
I also was not comfortable showering in the 1st floor showering room that had the window. Firstly, the floor was weird. It was some kind of rough cement, it gives me the impression that it is not clean. Should replace with tiles. And it somehow smelled funny. And at night the light was not bright enough. I always found myself waiting for the other shower room to be vacant as it was much more comfortable.
Other than that, the hostel is very close to Tokyo Metro line and Toei subway line, so travelling is not a problem. Location is extremely good with lots of eateries and a 7-11 nearby. There is even a Burger King, and kosher/kebab food nearby. It is 5 minutes walk to Senso-ji buddhist temple, and Tokyo Skytree is 1 stop away via Tokyo Metro line.
I wouldn't hesitate to come back again as the overall experience was quite positive :)
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