Overview of Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

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5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Babysitting

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLake Sagami Pleasure Forest13 min drive
    Popular LocationMount Takao15 min drive
    Popular LocationMeiji Memorial Forest Takao Quasi-National Park38 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Futons
    More detailsStandard Twin Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Japanese Style Room for 4 People

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Twin Futons
    More detailsJapanese Style Room for 4 People

About this area


Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel is located in Sagamihara. Kenkyoji Temple and Kanagawa Prefectural Lake Tsukui Shiroyama Park are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Minenoyakushi Trail and Mt Yae Trail. Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest and Tokyo Summerland are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Sagami Pleasure Forest - 13 min drive
  • Mount Takao - 15 min drive
  • Mt. Takao Cable Car - 23 min drive
  • Hachioji Castle - 31 min drive
  • Meiji Memorial Forest Takao Quasi-National Park - 38 min drive

Getting around

  • Aihara Station - 19 min drive


  • Yasumiya — 18 min walk
  • Gusto Sagamiko — 5 min drive
  • カフェレストランshu — 10 min drive
  • Dream Firm — 10 min drive
  • MOS BURGER — 17 min drive

About this property

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

Sagamihara hostel in Midori Ward with free parking
This hostel features a restaurant, coffee/tea in a common area, and a microwave in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a refrigerator in a common area and laundry facilities are onsite. Rooms offer free WiFi and portable fans.
Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel offers 3 accommodations with portable fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Supervised childcare/activities

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Room amenities


  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Portable fan


  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access



Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Property Registration Number 神奈川県相模原市指令(生衛)第30-134-003

We should mention

Children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ); additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file

Property is also known as

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel Sagamihara
Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
Check-out is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel located?
Located in Midori Ward, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kanagawa Prefectural Sagamiko Exchange Center, Lake Sagami, and Meiji Memorial Forest Takao Quasi-National Park. Jinba Highland is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing hospitality and cultured experience! Great for hikers, travelers, explorers and adventurous types of people. A 13 minute walk from a bus stop from Sagamiko station.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

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