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Backpacker's Hotel New Koyo

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sweden
Reviewed 7 October 2008

I stayed on New Koyo for 3 days only, and i moved out equaly fast. The "air condtion" was broke, and i was in jetlag too, the "lobby" was closed and the so called internet acces was a Joke. I oculd not sleep due of the hot weather. The interioir of the Hotel was worn down. the staff there did...

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UK
Reviewed 19 June 2008

Well the New Koyo was by far the best and cheapest option for a single room in Tokyo. Rooms are small, just enought room to unfold the bed, and then have your packpack next to it (I had a medium japanese room). Air conditioning, lack of! well theres no stand alone air con in each room, its ducted through the...

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 April 2008

The New Koyo is certainly different than any other hotel that I have stayed at - I am a single traveler and I don't care much for the dorm room/hostel experience. At New Koyo, I can get my own room for 2700 yen, where I feel that I can securely store my stuff and get some sleep. I really enjoy...

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2Thank bobby_l
Tokyo
Reviewed 20 January 2008

I have been staying in Hotel New Koyo for the last 10 days and have loved it. Staff speak excellent English and are friendly and helpful. Facilities on hand include a gas-stove and microwave (good for my low-budget), a Japanese style bath (which is awesome, I thoroughly recommend trying it) and TV's in every room (VCR's in some). Bobby, the...

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2Thank Adrian13
California
Reviewed 20 December 2007

After spending 3 hours on the shinkansen we were then forced to spend a further hour getting trains to the area we were to stay. We were able to tell when we were approachign the area of the hotel as a horrible stench got worse as we approached. When we left the train station we were greeted by a retarded...

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3Thank travellinghyena
Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 29 September 2007

Cheap, cosy, safe, quiet, grungy, sociable, temporary, convenient and cheap. What more could you ask for in a hotel. Sure the people at the desk can be unfriendly, but who doesn't have a bad day sometimes. It's a fantastic place to meet international folk. It's not central Tokyo, but gives you a look at something outside Shinjuku or Roppongi or...

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Madrid
Reviewed 18 September 2007

It is true that Hotel New Koyo has got the lowest rates in Tokyo. But bear in mind that the rooms are very drab and very worn, and the lobby and common rooms also cramped and uncomfortable. The area around the hotel is dodgy. The man at the desk was rude to me beacuse I asked to see the room...

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3Thank Elcano
Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 June 2007

We made a reservation for New Koyo a week ago. It is located in the back streets off an area where homeless people sleep in the streets. We showed up and the guy at reception spoke great english but when we asked to see the rooms before paying became rather surly. We showed up in midday but the hallways were...

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suffolk
Reviewed 20 May 2007

I stayed at the New Koyo last year and I'm staying there again this year. Granted this is not 4 star accommodation, but it's not meant to be. If you want to spend all your time in a hotel room, stay at the Hilton. The New Koyo is safe and secure, the staff are friendly and helpful and you get...

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1Thank the_san
Seattle
Reviewed 10 April 2007

We stayed in a semi-double room, which was cramped – enough room for a bed and a TV. The hotel is dirty, the bathrooms smell, and our room was basically a hovel under the staircase. But what do you expect for 4,800 yen a night? It’s an okay place to crash your head at night if you want to do...

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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Address: 2-26-13 Nihonzutsumi, Taito 111-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: €22 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpacker's Hotel New Koyo 2*
Number of rooms: 76
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“take a room away from the sinks or staircase.”
  • Single room Japanese style (no bed, sleep on floor)
 of 5 bubbles 190lukasf, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They offer Japanese style rooms and western style rooms. I stayed in both and the Japanese style rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles 6laurindah, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“quiet, safe, good price, city center location”
 of 5 bubbles MayaCz, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“Open a window, air out your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 252wilsont, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Open your windows once a day to air the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 699markm699, 26 Apr 2014 | Read review
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