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toco.-Tokyo Heritage Hostel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful heritage building that offers a calming space to get some down time in Tokyo. Located near Iriya station means that you are fairly well connected to the West side of Tokyo (Shibuya, Harajuku, Shinjuku) though I found it quite a distance and that I had to really plan my trips over to the West side. Staying in Iriya...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real issues with noise and darkness, but the hostel is gorgeous and delightfully atmospheric. Earplugs available but bring an eye mask if you need darkness. Located in an old manor house with lovely architecture and an extremely traditional feeling in some areas. Two showers, no bath. Two toilets (western style) on the main floor. Private rooms are tatami mat with...

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The staff are super friendly and you feel like you're in a little piece of history staying here. Everywhere has sliding doors and tatami mats and the yard has a little stone bridge and lanterns and is very authentic. Breakfast the next morning is homemade and delicious! Good location close to train stations but also far away enough that you're...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This place is make me feeling warm although the weather is so cold, there is peaceful ,relaxing and traditional. I and my friend stay for 2 day and it was a wonderful moment with staff. You are so friendly and kind, you smiling and caring all the time. You are the best team. The location is easy to go from...

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

This hostel locates at Iriya Sta, not Asakusa sta. But you're considered will be a success. Around this hostel is real Japanese ambience and non-touristy. The first traveler of Japan, it's difficult to approach there, please check YouTube search "How to toco.-Tokyo Heritage Hostel from Keisei UENO station. " the mention of this video, when done well, Within an hour...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

very nice and lovely hostel. metro station and jr station are round the corner and there are good restaurant near by and also an onsen to try. so everything you will need in Tokyo. the hostel it self is clean and friendly staff is around. you should know that you only have a small room for your privat use with...

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Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 31 October 2016

1. central but quiet, one subway stop to Ueno Station; 2. traditional Japanese house and cozy dormitory room; 3. cheap and handmade rice ball breakfast for a refreshing morning; 4. lobby pub every night - first drink free for hostel guests!; 5. super friendly staff - helpful in every aspect :)

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Came here as a solo female backpacker. It was my last few nights in Japan and I couldn't have imagined a better place to spend it. From the photos you can tell the guest house is from the edo period and offers a great sense of history. I stayed in a dorm and the rooms are cozy. For my room...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Firstly, it is ancient wooden house, just lovely. Beautiful Japanese garden. It caught my heart when I looked in Toco's website and it really captured my soul when I saw it myself when I checked in. Love it! The staffs are great, youthful, friendly and lots of fun. and Don't forget to try the breakfast... at least once. Rice balls,...

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Zürich
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a magical place, beautiful old Japanese house, very friendly people, good location, cool bar. Only drawback, rooms downstairs are a bit noisy. But would stay here again every time I come to Tokyo.

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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Address: 2-13-22 Shitaya, Taito 110-0004, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: £19 - £45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“6 bed mixed dorm is a bit tight of floor space.”
 of 5 bubbles alexandrasJ5517KP, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The three person private room is adjacent to the kitchen=noisy. Shared dorm on second floor is more quiet and darker.”
 of 5 bubbles HercatRawek, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“i think all of rooms type are the great experience you will have got.”
 of 5 bubbles 51narinc, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A mix dorm up stair has balcony. But if you are female, you should pay a few hundred more to stay in female dorm, nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles HaiN562, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It's a hostel. If you want to avoid snorers, get a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles 165brettg, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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