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Retrometro Backpackers

Retrometro Backpackers

2-19-1 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan Map Send to a friend
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Retrometro Backpackers

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Welcome to Retrometro Backpackers !


Unlike other party hostel, our place is basically quiet and relaxing, as we are one of the smallest hostels in Tokyo run by small number of staff.

So you will feel just like being in a cafe.

Relaxing and laid back. A small community with a small number of people in a little cute living room will make it easy to meet and make friends with other travellers.

Please enjoy yourself or chatting with other travellers in our relaxing place with free tea/coffe :)

======= Feature =======

* Chill-out and laid-back atmosphere (is the reason many people chose our place!)

* Well designed fashionable 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 helpful staff who are willing to be your help as much as possible!

* Special custom-made wooden bunk bed with private power point & reading light

======= Facillity =======

* Reception hour 9:00-13:00, 15:00-22:00

* 1 basic shower room and another shower room with bath tub available for 24hours both to be shared (Hair dryer only at 6:00-24:00)

* FREE shampoo, body soap, face wash, cleansing oil, face lotion, hair dryer

* FREE tea/coffee

* FREE communal PC and wi-fi connection

* Fully equipped kitchen with basic seasonings, communal fridge, oven, toaster and IH stovetop etc

* Coin-operated washing machine and drying machine(6:00-24:00)

* Air-conditioner in each room.

* Safety box

* Overnight luggage storage for who go out for excursion available with extra cost.

* You can check-in at 15:00-22:00, but we are grad to keep your luggage before check-in if you arrive between 9:00-13:00. (Entrance door and reception closed at 13:00-15:00 so please avoid to arrive between this time.)

======= 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, Akihabara,

* Although we are located in Asakusa which is the most popular sightseeing area, the hostel is in a quiet area among the area.

======= 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.



  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room

Important Information

* Payment by cash only. (credit/debit cards are NOT accepted). Thus make sure to exchange some currency into Japanese YEN in advance.

* ENTRANCE DOOR IS CLOSED AT 13:00-15:00. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BETWEEN 13:00-15:00 otherwise YOU WILL BE LOCKED OUTSIDE. Once you checked-in you can come back and go out whenever you like with a code number we give you upon check-in.

Our check-in is at 15:00-22:00.
All members in your group need to check-in at 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.

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.

Cancellation Policy
* Our cancellation policy have priority over hostel world cancellation policy
* For any booking changes or cancellations, please inform us by e-mails (instead of phone calls) to avoid any misunderstandings.
* 50 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation 1 day before.
* 100 % of the first night's room charge if you cancel your reservation on the appointed day.
(Based on our reception hour until 22:00 in Japan standard time.)
* 100% charge for NO SHOW
* 10% deposit you've paid is not included in your cancellation fee. You have to pay 100% fee without 10% deposit.
* As we do not accept credit card payment, in case of any cancellation fee needed to pay you need to send the fee by bank transfer. (Credit card cannot be used for the case of cancellation. It needs to be paid by bank transfer, and the transfer fee needs to be coverd by you.)
* Check in 15:00-22:00.
* IF YOU DO NOT ARRIVE BY 22:00, we triet is as NO SHOW. Then all of your booking will be cancelled and 100% charge will be applied to the whole booking.

* 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.
* Luggage can be left before check-in if you come between 9:00-13:00. But please come back at 15:00-22:00 for check-in. (PLEASE NOTE ENTRANCE CLOSED AT 13:00-15:00, PLEASE AVOID TO ARRIVE BETWEEN THIS TIME)

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available


  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire


  • Washing Machine

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

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