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Retrometro Backpackers

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“small street”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I only stayed one night but wish I could stay longer. The location was great - tucked into a small street in the Asakusa area, walking distance to subway stations and the Asakusa Sensoji Temple. The immediate area has many small cute restaurants and cafes....More

Thank tomatenu
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Hostel has a very nice location in you are planning to stay in Asakusa. It has a nice lobby that makes the newcomers feel welcome. The facilities are ok, but nothing special. The same goes for the rooms. They would make you feel more comfortable...More

Thank Uroš R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This was my third time staying in this hostel and I will continue to come back. Location was great -quiet area near train stations and close to a 24h supermarket. You can even walk to Ueno station. What impressed me this time was the service...More

Thank sheepbooknoodle
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It's placed in really nice neighbourhood (it goes really quite in the night) near Asakusa. The place is really small but that's all you can get when stay at Tokyo with this budget :) What bugs me is the flooring on the second floor makes...More

Thank Nova A
Reviewed 4 October 2016

nice place, but there are many bunkbeds on very litle space. It felt very close and we dident sleep very well. People who stayed there was very noisy at night. The rules are very strickt, you cannot bring water with you when you sleep. The...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$18 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$18 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
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"Choose down bunkbed, it easier to access :)"
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"The girls room it´s very confortable, my tip is to ask for the beds that are at the level of the floor :D"
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"Female Dorm is Brighter and more comfortable than Mixed Dorm"
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"The all-female dorm has its own toilet."
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