Retrometro Backpackers

2-19-1 Nishiasakusa,, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan, Distance from city centre: 9.2km
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Rating: 89%from 12 reviews

  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 91%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 85%Location
  • 95%Value for money
  • 86%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, 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)
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 =======
* 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.
* Check-in is strictly by 22:00.
All members in your group need to check-in by this time.
Your flight needs to arrive at the airport by 20:00. If later than that, please reconsider your place to stay.
* Check-in hour and reception hour will be changed from 1st JAN 2015! Please check the details followings.


[Check-in hour / for people who check-in before 1st APR 2015]
* Basic check-in time is 16:30-22:00.
* If you come to the hostel between 10:00-15:00, we can keep your bags and you can finish check-in. But you can use the bed room only from 16:30.
* Entarnce door and reception is closed at 15:00-16:30, so please avoid to arrive between this time.
* Reception hour is 10:00-15:00 and 16:30-22:00.

[Check-in hour / for people who check-in after 1st APR 2015]
* Basic check-in time is 16:30-22:00.
* If you come to the hostel between 9:00-14:00, we can keep your bags and you can finish check-in. But you can use the bed room only from 16:30.
* Entarnce door and reception is closed at 14:00-16:30, so please avoid to arrive between this time.
* Reception hour is 9:00-14:00 and 16:30-22:00.





=====Other basic facility=====
* 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

* Payment by cash only.
* 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.
* Check-in is strictly by 22:00, so if your flight arrives Narita airport later than 20:00 please reconsider your place to stay.
* Check-in hour and reception hour will be changed from 1st APR 2015! Please check the details followings.

[Check-in hour / for people who stays before 1st APR 2015]
* Basic check-in time is 16:30-22:00.
* If you come to the hostel between 10:00-15:00, we can keep your bags and you can finish check-in. But you can use the bed room only from 16:30.
* Entarnce door and reception is closed at 15:00-16:30, so please avoid to arrive between this time.

[Check-in hour / for people who stays after 1st APR 2015]
* Basic check-in time is 16:30-22:00.
* If you come to the hostel between 9:00-14:00, we can keep your bags and you can finish check-in. But you can use the bed room only from 16:30.
* Entarnce door and reception is closed at 14:00-16:30, so please avoid to arrive between this time.
Prices are per person per night.

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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

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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

* Check-in is strictly by 22:00. All members in your group need to check-in by this time.
If your flight arrives at the airport later than 20:00, it is difficult to make it by 22:00 so please kindly reconsider your place to stay.
* Entarnce door and reception is closed at 14:00-16:30, so please avoid to arrive between this time.
* Payment by cash only. Please pay the balance upon check-in. (No credit card it 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, even under different name or different room types.
* Max duration to stay is 3weeks.

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 'Access Express'(60min/1290JPY)
by Keisei main line (70-80mins/1100JPY)
*If the train is bound for Ueno, please change to one for Asakusa at Aoto Sta.

Asakusa Sta.>>Tawaramachi Sta.
by Ginza line (1min 170JPY)


[From Narita Airport with Japan Rail PASS]
Narita Airport >>Tokyo Sta.
by Narita Express(1hr 3220JPY)

Tokyo Sta. >> Ueno Sta.
by JR Yamanote line(7min 160JPY)

Ueno Sta. >> Tawaramachi Sta.
by Ginza Line(3min 170JPY)


[From Haneda Airport]
Haneda Airport >> Asakusa Sta.
by Keikyu Airport Line(45min 660JPY)

Asakusa Sta . >> Tawaramachi Sta.
by Ginza line (1min 170JPY)


--------- 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.
Please find a grey, 2-floor building house.
* If you get lost, please do not hasitate to call us.(overseas +81-6322-7447 / domestic 03-6322-7447)

** 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 (G18, Tokyo Metro Ginza-line) : 7mins on foot (*Recommended if it's your first time here!)
Asakusa station (Tsukube Express) : 3mins on foot
Asakusa station (Tokyo Metro Ginza-line) : 10mins on foot
Asakusa station (Tobu line) : 12mins on foot
Asakusa station (Toei Asakusa-line) : 13mins on foot (direct train from Narita/Haneda airport)

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