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
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Fax Service
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- 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 5 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,Go out the South Exit and walk to the tram station, which is just in front.
2,Take the tram line (No.2 or No.6) and get off at Dobashi station (about 20 minutes).
3,In the direction you are facing when you get off the tram, walk across the pedestrian crossing and you will be standing in front of the the convenience store (Sunkus).
Turn left and take the first right and walk down the road until you reach the first traffic signal.
(You will see a red and white stripy dry cleaning shop on the corner you turn at).
4,Now turn right at these light and walk down the road and take the third left turning (this will be about 200 meters).
5, You will see the j-hopper sign 10 meters in front of you on the left-hand side.
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 A-bomb Dome, and walk straight down until you see the bridge.
3, Cross 'Motoyasu-bashi bridge' and 'Honkawa-bashi bridge'.
4,Turn left at the bakery shop 'Roti' and turn right at the 3rd alley at the 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