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4.1/5 Very Good
180 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

Popular LocationNippon Budokan14 min walk
Popular LocationTokyo Dome15 min walk
RestaurantCanal Cafe1 min walk
RestaurantLasana'2 min walk
AirportTokyo (HND-Haneda)29 min drive

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  • Single Room (Private Room), Shared Bathroom - No Building Entry/Exit 11PM-6AM

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  • Twin Room (Private Room), Shared Bathroom - No Building Entry/Exit 11PM-6AM

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  • Quadruple Room (Private Room), Shared Bathroom - No Building Entry/Exit 11PM-6AM

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  • Triple Room (Private Room), Shared Bathroom- No Building Entry/Exit 11PM-6AM

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  • Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom (1 Bunk Bed)- No Building Entry/Exit 11PM-6AM

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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (1 Bunk Bed) - No Building Entry/Exit 11PM-6AM

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About this area


Located in Tokyo's Shinjuku neighbourhood, Tokyo Central Youth Hostel is in the city centre and near a metro station. KidZania Tokyo and Roppongi Hills are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and Ueno Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Nippon Budokan or Tokyo Dome. Our guests appreciate the hostel's convenience for public transport: Ushigome-kagurazaka Station is 10 minutes by foot and Kagurazaka Station is 13 minutes.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nippon Budokan - 14 min walk
  • Tokyo Dome - 15 min walk
  • Akihabara Electric Town - 4 min drive
  • Waseda University - 12 min drive
  • Tokyo Imperial Palace - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Iidabashi Station - 4 min walk
  • Ushigome-kagurazaka Station - 10 min walk
  • Tokyo (HND-Haneda) - 33 min drive


  • Canal Cafe - 1 min walk
  • Lasana' - 2 min walk
  • カナルカフェ - 2 min walk
  • 日高屋 - 2 min walk
  • 紀の善 - 2 min walk

About this property

Tokyo Central Youth Hostel

Tokyo hostel in Shinjuku, near Nippon Budokan
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a meeting room and laundry facilities. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include multilingual staff and a vending machine. All 158 shared rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
Tokyo Central Youth Hostel offers 158 forms of shared accommodation with air conditioning. This Tokyo hostel provides 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 public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:00 AM: JPY 700 per person
1 restaurant

Family friendly

Laundry facilities


Lockers available
Vending machine
Water dispenser

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Roll-in shower


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Shared bathroom

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access


Shared accommodations



Check-in between 3 PM and 11 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 11 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American Express
JCB International

Important information


  • The city tax ranges from JPY 100-200 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. The tax does not apply to nightly rates under JPY 10,000. Guests are not required to pay the city tax when travel stay dates are between 1 July 2020 - 30 September 2021. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 700 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a 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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Due to government regulations, guests are unable to enter or leave property between 11 PM and 6 AM.

We should mention

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

Frequently asked questions

Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
This hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 11 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Shinjuku, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Yasukuni Shrine, Nippon Budokan and Tokyo Dome. Waseda University and University of Tokyo are also within 2 miles (3 km). Iidabashi Station is only a 4-minute walk and Ushigome-kagurazaka Station is 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

Very Good
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Clean, central to train station, helpful front desk

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great and safe

Wonderful place with friendly staff very conveniently located with safe soroundings

Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Lovely place in Tokyo

The area is wonderful clean and just next to local station of importance Stall is very friendly and cooperative Breakfast is great value for money

Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Having a curfew sucks, but I was really impressed by the staff and the lockers were big enough to fit all my stuff and then some. Beds are a bit hard and the pillow provided is a joke, but for some reason I really liked the place

Stayed 1 night in May 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Beds are hard. Pillow is not really a pillow at all, but the staff was really nice and accommodating and it was everything I was looking for

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019