Tokyo Ueno Youth Hostel is situated 5 minute walk from Akihabara area called the Electric Town, the centre of Japanese pop culture famous for animation, Manga and video games. Additionally, the location is very convenient for sightseeing as there are 7 trains and metro stations 10 minutes away from the hostel.
The hostel was previously a business hotel so it has a clean and minimalistic appeal and all the rooms are private and have en suite bathrooms. Main facilities include: Internet Access, air conditioning, common area and laundry.
Other attractions that are very close to the hostel are Ueno Park, which is famous for cherry blossoms, traditional Japanese architecture and museums around, together with a well-known Ameyoko shopping street. Tokyo is a great starting point for a trip to Mt Fuji and Lake Ashi.