J-Hoppers Hiroshima Guesthouse
Housed in a former ryokan, J-Hopper Hiroshima was one of the first backpacker hostels in Hiroshima. Most of our guest rooms are Japanese-style with traditional tatami mats and futons, although we also have dormitories with bunk beds. All rooms are air conditioned with shared bathrooms.
We are located in a quiet area just a 5-minute walk from the Peace Memorial Park and 10 minutes from the World Heritage A-bomb Dome. Our nearest tram stop (Dobashi) is 3 minutes away with direct access to Miyajima Island and Itsukushima Shrine (approximately 45 minutes). We are a 7-minute walk from the town centre and there are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby.
Facilities at our hostel include a fully-equipped kitchen, a living room, a patio and a roof terrace. Private rooms have free internet access (please supply your own ethernet cable) and WiFi is available in the lobby and common room.
Reception: 08:00-11:00 and 15:00-22:00
Lock-out (for cleaning): 11:00-15:00
Check-in: 15:00-22:00 (please contact us in advance if you plan to arrive outside of these times)
Luggage storage: 08:00-11:00
- Payment must be made on arrival by cash or credit card.
- A refundable key deposit will be payable upon check-in.
- Cancellations must be made more than 48 hours in advance or 1 nights stay will be charged.
Japanese traditional tatami private rooms
Smoke in terrace and Rooftop.
Kitchen with free seasonings.
Bike rental 500 yen.
24-hour hot showers.
Lounge with satelite TV, games and guiters.
All private rooms connection for free internet.
English speaking friendly staff.
Close to every facilit
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
If you wish to cancel or change your reservation, we will require 2 DAYS
ADVANCED NOTICE from the date of your arrival (e.g. if your arrival date
is on the 5th, then before 22:00 [Japan Time] of the 3rd), otherwise the
cancellation fee of one night's stay will be charged. Cancellations made
with two days or more advanced notice will not be charged.
For groups of more than 4 people, we may require additional condition when you make a reservation request.
--Reception Hours and Check In Time--
*Our reception is open from 8:00 to 14:00 and 15:00 to 22:00 (check-in time is from 15:00 to 22:00)
*If you would arrive out of our reception hours, please let us know in advance. We will tell you how to enter the hostel and further information
*Luggage storage is available for FREE even before check-in and after check-out.
*Even before 15:00, you can use all hostel facilities except guest rooms.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Hiroshima Station (20-minute tram and 3-min walk)
1 Exit on the south side of the station and walk to the tram station, which is directly in front of the railway station.
2 Take the tram (No.2 or No.6) and get off at Dobashi station (takes about 20 minutes).
3 Exit the tram and cross the road towards the convenience store(Family Mart). (Not Seven Eleven!)
4 Walk right. Continue straight down the street (with the train on your right) and turn left at the 2nd traffic signal.
5 (A little way down the road, you should see a small meat shop at the next crossroads)
Take the first right and then the left (at a shop with the red tent)
6 You will see J-Hoppers on your left
From Hiroshima Bus Center (about 15-minute walk)
1 Go out the main street (Aioi-dori Street) and walk to the west.
2 Turn left just before the Memorial Dome.
3 Turn right at the bridge and cross 2 bridges
4 Turn left at bakery（Roti） and turn right again at the 3rd alley (at a coin parking lot)
5 Walk a little while and you will find us on your right
(You can also get on the tram No.2 or No.6 in front of the bus center and get off at Dobashi Station).
For further information about the access, please see J-Hoppers site. You can get the access map and a short movie from Dobashi station.
A-bomb dome - 8 min walk
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park - 5 min walk
Tram station (Dobashi Sta. -2 min walk
Hiroshima Bus Center- 15 min walk
Tourist information office - 5 min walk
Honkawa River - 3 min walk
Downtown - 5 min walk
Convenience store - 2 min walk
Supermarket - 3 min walk
Post office - 5 min walk
Local restaurants - many
100 yen shop - 3 min walk