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    Aso Base Backpackers

    1498 Kurokawa, Aso 869-2225, Kumamoto Prefecture
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    “private room” (6 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 87 reviews

    Reviewed 25 October 2017

    More like a ski lodge than a backpackers. We immediately booked a second night on arrival. Beautiful building in a central location. Common area is excellent. Plenty of room in an open plan setting. Great kitchen. Very clean. The place has excellent information about things...More

    Thank Kaalo
    Reviewed 4 October 2017

    The place is located just 5 minutes away from the bus/train station and has very kind staff. The hostel is very clean and you can get a lot of information on what to do there. The rooms are nice and the facilities are very nice...More

    Thank CirilB
    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    Agree with all the overwhelmingly positive reviews about this hostel. It is as spotlessly clean, well maintained and caringly managed as the vast majority of reviewers stated before. I have no idea how they manage to keep the friendly, pastel green carpet and wooden boards...More

    1  Thank LadyBergfex
    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    This hostel has been spot on. It's right by Aso Station (currently only served by bus), there's also a Lawson convenience store right next door. I didn't see inside the dorm but the double rooms are modern and spacious (unusual in Japan). There are plenty...More

    Thank Marsha R
    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

    Very nice place to stay. Extremely clean and quite cosy. Nice common room with possibility to cook. We had a private double room. Only negative point : you can hear everything from the outside noise to the neighbour room.

    Thank Zlie
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    • USD 48 - USD 54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Room Tips
    "Double rooms have great views"
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    "great dorms, great double rooms. don't think there is a bad spot in the whole place"
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    "ask for room away from bathroom (due to thin walls, early hikers might wake you when using bathroom)"
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    "We chose a private double room - very comfortable and worth paying the price."
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