Why stay in a Tokyo guesthouse? If you're wanting to spend less money on your accommodation so you can have more yen to enjoy the action in the city, then one of these Tokyo hostels is a great budget option.
Not only are they cheaper than conventional hotels, thet are also a lot more fun if you're looking to find like-minded people to hang out with on your travels. We've listed our favorites below : )
Before booking your stay in a Tokyo guesthouse, make sure you are happy with the house rules. There's often a minimum age requirement which varies from place to place.
While this may seem a little strict, remember that most of this type of accommodation is shared so the owners want to make sure everyone who stays will get a good sleep without too much disruption from other guests.
Our second point of caution is to find out what the lock-out rules are at your Tokyo guesthouse. There may not be any, in which case no problem. If there are, however, and you turn up after the door's been closed you may find yourself spending the night on the street or finding a local coffee house or manga cafe to while away the time till sunrise! Actually my fella can testify to this one... he ended up outside the back door one night : )
Always double check this kind of information once you arrive at your Tokyo hostel. Sometimes rules change and we may not be the first to kmow about it.
For more information about backpacking in Tokyo just follow the link to our article and have a safe trip.
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