Tokyo Sumidagawa Youth Hostel is set in a residential area of the old downtown region of Tokyo, giving guests an authentic feel of living in Tokyo. With easy access from both international airports and the main attractions, it makes for the ideal city getaway.

The friendly, helpful staff will make you feel welcome and you can enjoy this cosy Japanese-style hostel complete with 'tatami' rooms. After you have used the facilities, including internet access and TV room, it’s time to start exploring the sights.

Akihabara Electric Town, Asakusa temple and Ryougoku Sumo Hall are within walking distance, and from the nearest station you can get to places like Shinjuku, Shibuya, Tokyo Big Site, Tokyo Disney Resort and Kamakura. You can even organise a one day trip to Nikko, Hakone or Mount Fuji area and if you arrive in late July don’t forget to watch the fantastic Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival.

What travellers think

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  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Relaxing
  • Shopping

Green rating



Staff were very helpful and accomodating. Rooms were very spacious (major plus) with good sized lockers. HI remain my 'go to' chain of hostels along with st christophers.. one gripe...they didn't (yet) have credit card facilities however they allowed me to pay day by day which helped me manage my yen. cheers Tony


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Thu 19 Mar 2015

We booked a private room we've to wait for check-in so the staff asked us come back later.After come back asking our room the evening staff told us he gave our private room to other people.We explained him we already paid the reservation.He said it's too late the other peoples took our private room so he gave us dormitories.It was a scandal we paid for a private room and just he made a mistake we must accepted that.Because he said if we didn't accept he cannot gave us other rooms


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Mon 26 Jan 2015