Khaosan Tokyo Original




The oldest member in Khaosan's mini-empire of Asakusa backpacker hostels boasts the most convenient location – it's literally right on top of the subway station – and one of the lowest rates, with dorm beds costing just ¥2,200 per night. Yet it's been overshadowed by some of its successors: while you can expect the same friendly service and free WiFi you'd get at other Khaosan hostels (plus a rooftop terrace overlooking the adjacent Sumida River), the rooms are unusually cramped and the facilities are starting to show their age.



2-1-5 Kanarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Transport Asakusa Station (Ginza, Asakusa lines)

Telephone 03 3842 8286

Open Check-in 3pm-10pm, check-out 11am


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