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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice experience staying here in asakusa at Sakura hostel. Very friendly people and great staff. Good organised activities and amazingly clean. All the facilities you could require. Quiet and comfortable rooms. Also a really nice part of tokyo in the old traditional district. Good connections with metro line subways. Was only going to stay 3 days but stayed...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

For a backpacker family with limited budget this hostel offer you value with money. Yes they have kitchen for you to make ur own meal. Dont forget to bring ur own towel, soap and shampoo since they dont provide it. But rent a towel is cheap only 100 yen until u check out. They have power to charge your gadget...

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Aguascalientes, Mexico
Reviewed 29 December 2016

great service, fees, breakfast was included (only tea, coffee and toast bread) rooms were pretty clean, enven though bathrooms were shared, they had a small changing room so it felt private, also pretty near the metro station and asakusa temple

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Basic facilities done with style. Washing facilities, simple breakfast available for purchase, helpful staff, relatively quiet, includes people of all ages, so very inclusive. Rooms are basic with shared bathroom with bunk beds, but we hired the whole room of four bunks for a family of three. Bring your own towel or hire, there are drinks and food available for...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

I used to live in Isesaki, Gunma. I would escape to Tokyo a lot! I always stayed in a Sakura Hostels. They are clean, safe, and friendly. They take walk-ins, and of full they will direct yu to another one.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We visited in a group of 6, so the dorms were a perfect and more importantly inexpensive option for us. The accommodation was cheap and functional, perfect for the short duration we were staying, as we only needed somewhere to sleep and shower. Great location as it's right near the Senso-ji temple, and near main transport links. Tip: if you...

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Taguig City, Philippines
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I suppose the biggest pull of Sakura Hostel is the fact that it's right in the touristy area of Senso-ji Temple. However, the funky smell of the lobby/common area, the weird power outlets (attached upside down from the bed lamps), and the pathetic "included breakfast" of hot water, toast, and jam just do not cut it. There are so many...

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Itacare, BA
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great hostel in a lovely neighborhood, a bit more relaxed part of Tokyo. Clean rooms and toilets, super friendly and helpful staff. The atmosphere is cosy and comfortable. Excellent place to meet other travelers.

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San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have to admit, this isn't one of my favorite hostels I've been to, but it's still a decent stay. It can be a bit difficult to navigate to, I have been here once before when a friend was staying here and I came to visit. This time, there was going to be fireworks that night, so the area (specifically,...

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Vimercate, Italy
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel is located in Asakusa, less than 10min walk from the subway and the Asakusa neighbourhood is only 3 stops away from Ueno (JR Line and major station) so very practical. Asakusa is also very quiet all day long. The hostel is just behind the Sensō Ji Temple so you get to pass it many times at all time...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Now open an inexpensive priceed guest house with beautiful views of Hida Takayama and the Northern Alps. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Address: 2-24-2 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $36 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sakura Hostel Asakusa 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Upper floors less busy, you can book a whole room out for more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Debbiefs, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I like to get a privet room. However, even shared is great!”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“One must check maximum number of occupancy in each room and whether it is shared room or shared bath room”
 of 5 bubbles chrislum2010, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I probably wouldn't chose a room right next to the bathrooms- heavy/noisy traffic at times.”
 of 5 bubbles Young_and_Free_85, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have good view of Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Sky Tree”
 of 5 bubbles 942puik, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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