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Paris, France
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to stay. Extremely clean and quite cosy. Nice common room with possibility to cook. We had a private double room. Only negative point : you can hear everything from the outside noise to the neighbour room.

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We reached this hotel earlier than 4pm therefore we couldn't check in however there is paper notice that we can put our luggage in store room. The location is merely 3 minutes walk from Aso Station. Lawson convenient store is nearby. There is public hotspring nearby too namely "Yumenoyu". The hostel offered us discounted price to use the facility. Facilities... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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238 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed here as there is very few choice of hotel near Aso station, about 3 min walk. You have to take off your shoes in the first floor and put into the cupboard and that smell really bad. The hostel is really clean especially bathroom. We have a single room with shared bathroom. There is also shared kitchen. There... More 

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Montbeliard, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My husband and I stayed two nights in this really charming hostel. It is very well designed and decorated, with all the amenities you may need. It is very clean, cosy and comfy, the free wifi works perfectly, and it is very well located: only three-minute walk from the train station, Lawson just across the road, a onsen and many... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I used this guest house for all 2 nights during my trip to Aso area. I was traveling alone so I used woman-only bedrooms, which was very comfortable and feel safe. It was neatly cleaned for every corner of this whole guest house and had a service ticket for the Sen-to nearby which I really liked it a lot. Also... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I have stayed in a few backpackers and this has to be one of the most modern and clean places. We are not backpackers anymore, just looking for a decent priced double room and this place turned out to be perfect. The double room and it was very comfortable, and felt more like staying in a home than a hotel!

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Hong Kong, China
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Aso Backpackers is one of the best hostels I have ever stayed. The owners are friendly and helpful. The atmosphere of the hostel is wonderful. The common area is very spacious and well decorated. We cooked dinner with our room mates and held a small party by the stove. Travellers could also refresh themselves after their journeys. The view of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Very clean and well run hostel near the volcano. Lots of info available about how to reach the volcano, onward transport etc. Comfortable dorms, very clean shared toilets and showers. Lots of cosy common space. One of the most modern hostels I stayed at in Kyushu. Good location close to train station, supermarkets and some restaurants. Helpful and friendly staff... More 

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Amsterdam
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118 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Stayed here for two nights, lucky to have our own car to do some sightseeingin the greater area as the hiking trails are closed due to vulcanic activity. Lovely bright place with a spacious and comfortable living room and huge kitchen. All is very clean. Enough toilets and showers upstairs, however, showering is quite a challenge as you have to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

Loved my stay here. Staff is super professional. Home is so clean. Common area is the perfect place to share a cup of tea and meet other travelers. Room is quiet and comfortable and setup so you will rest well!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ASO BASE BACKPACKERS opened in Nov2009. We are family owned brand new backpackers hostel, carefully designed for free and independent travelers.ASO is located at the centre of Kyushu island and we are located only 2minuts easy walk from JR.ASO station which is the gateway station to the active volcanic mountain, Mt.ASO. There are several trekking/ hiking course in the mountain which makes ASO an ideal destination for nature lovers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aso Base Backpackers

Address: 1498 Kurokawa, Aso 869-2225, Kumamoto Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso
Price Range: £38 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Double rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles Isa1404, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“great dorms, great double rooms. don't think there is a bad spot in the whole place”
 of 5 bubbles meanderingemu, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
“ask for room away from bathroom (due to thin walls, early hikers might wake you when using bathroom)”
 of 5 bubbles SvenS83, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We chose a private double room - very comfortable and worth paying the price.”
 of 5 bubbles carolineandre255115, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in a woman only bunk-room - very comfortable and fine.”
 of 5 bubbles tsubasani237, 10 Apr 2014 | Read review
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