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Backpackers Matsumoto no Yado

  • Excellent0%
  • Very good48%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
2 Nov 2017
“Run-down, unable to help past a racist parking guard”
19 Feb 2017
“Good value and atmospheric”
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

As a long-term budget traveller, I'm not squeamish about hygiene and cleanliness. Still, this hostel has a very dirty kitchen, a run-down appearance (holes in all the shoji/paper doors, doors barely move), and just gives off a shabby feeling. Feels like young guys hanging out...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stayed in Matsumoto city as a base for Kamikochi and onwards to Norikura. The host is a very charming Japanese woman who has artist friends that spend the night in the area. I got to listen to them play traditional Japanese instruments and watch them...More

Thank Kashmir_Ingenue
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Matsumoto no Yado was a comfortable stay, and provided a great rest following the completion of the Alpine Route. The private room was quite spacious, however the shower space was a little cramped and shabby (and also the sandals that were provided were a little...More

Thank Ansel W
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It is a bit of a walk from station, but the most important sight - Matsumoto Castle is right across the street. Cool owner welcomed me with a free drink and I enjoyed my 2 night stay in a nice futon dorm. I just think...More

Thank czhunty
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

It is the cheapest place to stay at Matsumoto, right across the street from the castle. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The place has an old and comfortable feel to it. The dorm, like many places in Japan, doesn't have beds but futons...More

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USD 28 - USD 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 28 - USD 80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Stay away entirely"
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"The twin/triple room was fine. Did not see the dorm"
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