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Backpackers Hostel K's House Hiroshima
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

Clean and good location in Hiroshima - we were pleased that there was an elevator to upstairs rooms, unlike other hostels which have you lugging your luggage up flights of stairs. The place has good heating/AC systems, and staff are very friendly and helpful. We stayed in a private Japanese room for 4 adults, which was not palatial but very decent for Japanese standards.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

This hostel is a short walk (or two tram stops) from JR Hiroshima. The walk into downtown is a similar distance. Clean hostel with great facilities. Our double with en-suite was quiet if a touch small (but hey this is japan). Highly recommend a visit to the Mazda factory & Miyajimma.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

As hostels go, this is pretty sweet. Spic'n'span shared kitchen, 2 sets of washers and dryers (available 24 hours, 300 yen to wash and dry), and clean common room. 10 minute walk from the train station. Once you've walked out of the station, you're actually halfway to the hostel.

We stayed in a private double with ensuite bathroom. Towels, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, and body wash were provided. The room was only big enough for the bed and an extra 3 feet on one side of the bed to get in and out of the room. If you had more luggage than a roll-aboard or backpack, the room would have been too small.

The bed was rock hard. I like me a firm mattress, but this was firmer than a super firm futon. Perhaps a Japanese-style room would have been better.

For couples staying in a private double ensuite, this is not so great of a deal. We came to Hiroshima on a 3 day weekend (in Japan), so all the hotels that were normally $100 a night were $300 a night -- K's rates, however, are always 3,900 yen pp in the double ensuite (about $90 USD at the current exchange rate). Do the math: For a couple, staying in a hostel costs about the same as a 3-4* hotel on a non-holiday weekend.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

K's House boasts of very best location in Hiroshima. It's only 10 minutes walk from the main JR Hiroshima station, 3 minutes walk from the tram stop. Can't imagine a better location for a city sightseeing. I stayed in a four person bunk bed room. The room was very clean and the bathroom was fine. I really liked the rooftop where you can meet other backpackers.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled solo
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Thank tygrysm
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Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

This hostel is an easy 6min walk from theJR and Shinkansen stations.

The hostel is spotless and very clean. Today a gentlemen spent an hour or so cleaning my floor. They do a great job!

The memorial park is about 20min flat walk through the main part of town.

I would def reccomend this hostel.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

My husband and I stayed in a double room for two nights during our visit to Hiroshima. The room was very clean and we got an en-suit bathroom :) (A definite bonus when backpacking!). However, a hair dryer was available only in the shared bath area. An elevator was available which made moving our luggage a lot easier and the shared kitchen/ living room area were clean and comfortable. The hostel was located about a 15 min walk away from the JR station and about a 5 min walk to a tram stop. The tram is a great way to travel up the road to the main part of the city and to the Hiroshima memorial.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

A well located hostel with good facilities and friendly staff. Dorm rooms are comfortable and the bathrooms are kept very clean.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 1-8-9 Matoba-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 732-0824, Hiroshima Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chugoku > Hiroshima Prefecture > Hiroshima > Hiroshima Station
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Ranked #1 of 34 Specialty lodging in Hiroshima
Price Range: $31 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Hostel K's House Hiroshima 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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