Retrometro Backpackers

2-19-1 Nishiasakusa,, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Distance from city centre: 9.2km
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Rating: 88%from 8 reviews

  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 85%Location
  • 95%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities
Retrometro backpackers was opened in Mar 2012. We are new, tidy, friendly and relaxed hostel.

We have well designed living space open for locals too.
We recommend our hostel to someone who looks for something special in your stay in Tokyo.
As we are a small hostel, you may feel inconvenient sometime(such as no credit cards, door closed at 13h-15h, no luggage locker in the room etc), but if you prefer a small and quiet hostel with relaxed atmosphere, we offer it for you :)



=====Feature=====
Relaxing atmosphere (is the reason many people choose our place!)
Well designed laid-back living space
Old Japanese house renovated in a uniquely designed rooms
No curfew (*code number for entrance door given upon check-in)
Yum Japanese breakfast (*extra cost needed in add to room rate)
Friendly and staff who are willing to be your help as much as possible!
Custom-made wooden bunk bed with private power point & reading light

=====Location advantage=====
Located in Asakusa, the most popular and famous sightseeing place in Tokyo.
Famous Senso-ji temple and Kaminari-mon gate is about 10mins walk from our place.
1hour from Narita airport by train (1-2 transit)
50mins from haneda airport by train (1 transit)
2mins on foot to convenience store
4mins on foot to supermarket open for 24hours
Many restaurants around us. Ask us as there are heaps of them!
30seconds to Kappabashi market street
Straight train to Shibuya, Ginza, Ueno, Omote-sandou, Aoyama etc


======= Special Notes =======
* Entrance door closed between 13:00-15:00. PLEASE AVOID TO ARRIVE BETWEEN 13:00-15:00 AS YOU WILL BE LOCKED OUTSIDE.
* Check-in at 15:00-22:00.
All members in your group need to check-in at this time.
Your flight needs to arrive at the airport by 20:00. If later than that, please reconsider your place to stay.
* If you arrive between 9:00-13:00 you can drop your luggage before check-in.
* Payment by cash only. (NO CREDIT CARD ACCEPTED)
* Minimum age is 10 yeards old
* We accept max 4 people in same group. Please DO NOT make booking with more than 5 people.
* Max duration to stay is 3weeks.


=====Other basic facility=====
* Reception hour 9:00-13:00, 15:00-22:00
* 1 basic shower room and another shower room with bath tub available 24hours
* Free shampoo, body soap, face wash, cleansing oil, face lotion, hair dryer(6:00-24:00 only), tea/coffee, communal PC, wi-fi, fully equipped kitchen with basic seasonings, communal fridge
* Coin-operated washing machine and drying machine (6:00-24:00 only)
* Overnight luggage storage for who go out for excursion available with extra cost

We are a new hostel opened in Mar 2012.
With it's chilled-out atomosphere, you will feel relaxed like in cafe.
As our living is open for locals you can also enjoy chatting with them.

【Feature】
Cute building and furniture like cafe
Well designed fashionable bar & living space
Friendly staff
Excellent location for sightseeing & access to city center
Clean and tidy
Free wi-fi
Laundry & drying machine
Full equipped kitchen

2mins on foot to convenience store
5mins on foot to supermarket
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

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This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Cancellation Policy * Our cancellation policy have priority over hostel world cancellation policy * 50 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation 1 day prior to the date of your reservation. * 100 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation on the appointed day. * 10% deposit you've paid is not included in your cancellation fee. You have to pay 100% fee without 10% deposit.
* Entrance door closed between 13:00-15:00. Please donot arrive at 13:00-15:00 as you will be locked outside

Our check-in is at 15:00-22:00.

If you want to leave luggage you can arrive between 9:00-13:00 but we can't offer the room at 13:00-15:00.

Directions
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Please get off at either of following stations.
-Tawaramachi Sta. (Tokyo Metro Ginza-line) : 7mins on foot (*Recommended)
-Asakusa Sta. (Tokyo Metro Ginza-line / Toei Asakusa line) : 13mins on foot


---------From Airport to Tawaramachi Sta.-------
[From Narita Airport]
Narita Airport >>Asakusa Sta.
by Keisei Line Limited-Express or Express (80min 1060JPY)
*If the train is bound for Ueno, please change to one for Asakusa at Aoto Sta.

Asakusa Sta.>>Tawaramachi Sta.
by Ginza line (1min 160JPY)


[From Narita Airport with Japan Rail PASS]
Narita Airport >>Tokyo Sta.
by Narita Express(1hr 2940JPY)

Tokyo Sta. >> Ueno Sta.
by JR Yamanote line(7min 150JPY)

Ueno Sta. >> Tawaramachi Sta.
by Ginza Line(3min 160JPY)


[From Haneda Airport]
Haneda Airport >> Asakusa Sta.
by Keikyu Airport Line(45min 640JPY)

Asakusa Sta . >> Tawaramachi Sta.
by Ginza line (1min 160JPY)


--------- From Tawaramachi Station------------
1) Get off at Tawaramachi station on Tokyo metro Ginza-line
2) Get out from exit 3
3) Go straight for a while, and turn left at a 2nd traffic light(traffic light 'Kokusaidori-Asakusa 1').
5) Go straight for 3mins passing by 5 junctions. Then you will find us on your right, just before you meet a big street.
** We are now fixing the sign, so it might be difficult to find our hostel. Please check how it looks like at our official webpage, or call us when you get lost. (overseas +81-6322-7447 / domestic 03-6322-7447)

** Please note that our entrance door is CLOSED AT 13:00-15:00 so please avoid to arrive between this time, otherwise you will be locked out. Check-in at 15:00-22:00, and if you arrive at 9:00-13:00 you can leave your luggage before check-in.

** Check-in is definitely by 22:00.
All members in your group need to check-in at this time.
Your flight needs to arrive at the airport at latest by 20:00 (30-60mins to get our from the airport, and 80mins to get to the hostel).
So if your flight arrives at the airport later than 20:00 please kindly reconsider the place to stay.

Located Near

Tawaramachi-station (Tokyo Metro Ginza-line) : 7mins on foot (*Recommended)
Asakusa station (Tsukube Express) : 3mins on foot
Asakusa station (Tokyo Metro Ginza-line) : 10mins on foot
Asakusa station (Tobu Isesaki-line) : 12mins on foot
Asakusa station (Toei Asakusa-line) : 13mins on foot

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