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almond hostel & cafe Shibuya

1.0 out of 5.0

almond hostel & cafe Shibuya

1.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

When I had booked our trip to Tokyo last year through exepedia.ca I will admit I initially chose Almond Hostel & Cafe for the price. I read as many reviews as I could before finalizing the booking, almost all of them were very positive and with very little area knowledge the location seemed favourable to me as well. After spending 10 days exploring Tokyo and riding the trains just how amazing a choice and how perfect of a location it`s in became abundantly clear. Check in is up to 01:00 as that is how late the cafe ( Which occupies the first floor ) stays open to. The second floor is co-ed ( Which is where the wife and I sayed ) and the third floor is strictly for the ladies. Access is through a keypad locked gate from the alley behind the hostel, be aware that there is a set of stars you`ll have to climb to get to your respective floor and a second keypad will let you into your communal area. Your sleeping area is approximately 6 long, 3 feet wide and 4 feet high, I didn`t measure, but, I`m 6`2`and I fit inside ok.You`ve got two hangers, a shelf, an outlet and a light, a curtain for privacy and a lockable storage space located at floor height below the bottom sleeping space. The spaces are located mostly 2 x 2 so you`ll have someone next to you and a ladder will give someone access to the space above you, no using the provided hair dryers after 23:30, there are 4 toilets and 2 showers on the co-ed floor. No drinks or food are allowed except for in the cafe. Yoyogi Hachiman and Yoyogi Koen railway stations are a mere 5 minute walk from the hostel, Shibuya and Shinjuku stations are about a 20 minute walk away as well. Yoyogi park is about an 8 minute walk away. There are many restaurants in the neighbourhood and there are 7-11`s, Lawsons, Familymarts and 2 grocery stores scattered around within as short as half-a-blocks stroll. The wife and I highly recommend to anyone that a stay here will be a great addition to any trip to Tokyo whether it`s for just one night longer!!

The area of shinjuku-shibuya is well established as the most popular place to stay while in Tokyo. Being in the cultural centre of West Tokyo with a vibrant nightlife nearby, prices are much higher for accomodation in this area. Almond hostel seemed like a budget solution, but actually surprised us with excellence. An approachable, kind staff, daily cleaning services and nice comfortable beds. Would definitely stay again!

5 mins walking distance from Yoyogi Hachiman station, connecting to all traim lines & JR. Also very close to lots of restaurants & a few bars. Neat bunks, clean common facilities. Great value for money, stayed 3 nights. Friendly, helpful guys at the front desk.

Stayed in this hostel and loved it! The neighborhood was nice. It's near the train station, and convenience stores and quite a nice walk with lots of nice shops on the way to Shibuya center. It'll take you probably 25 minutes from the hostel to Shibuya center which is not bad in my opinion, esp. if you like walking. I stayed in this hostel cos I like to drink and since trains usually close at 1 AM, I can get drinks in Shibuya after hours and just walk home if I wanted to. It was convenient. One time I stayed at the cafe for a nightcap and guests from the hostel and the people working at the hostel were hanging about and they invited me to join in and we stayed until 5 AM which is great. The coffee too is good, in case you're wondering! There's no elevator which is a bummer but the staff was nice enough to carry my heavy luggage 3 flights of stairs. The bunk was spacious (I'm Asian petite), it has hangers and also a big storage area where you can even lock your luggage if needed. Didn't have space to hang my towel to dry, though, but I managed. The bathroom is on the same floor which is convenient. Has two showers and a lot 3-4 toilet cubicles. It's pretty quiet when I was there, so no problem with noise and that. It's clean, too, and the amenities in the bathroom are alright. Stayed there during the rainy season and they were offering free umbrellas to borrow! And as a smoker, it was convenient that they have a smoking area just below the hostel. Overall, 4/5 for sure. Will definitely stay and recommend this place again in the future!

I stayed for 4 nights and it was a good basic hostel. The ground floor is a simple cafe. The 2nd and 3rd floors are dorms with enclosed bunk beds. You get a numeric pin code to enter, and it feels very safe. The dorms are basic, thin foam mattress (which was comfortable enough for me). There are storage bins built into the bunk beds which you can lock, which is a nice feature. There were 4 toilet stalls and 2 shower stalls on my floor. While I was there everyone was coming and going at different times, so I never had to wait to use the facilities. Sounds echos so it can be a little noisy during the day when people are moving around, at night people were quiet (I’m sure that’ll depend on other guests during your stay) and with the heavy curtain pulled on my bunk bed I slept fine. Staff was super helpful, I saw them carrying luggage for one woman and they gave us a heads up on good restaurants and a bath house near by. The area is really good, lots of restaurants and things to do near by. It’s also close to several subway stations.

代々木八幡駅近くにはWi-Fiが使えるお店が全くないのですが、こちらはようやく見つけたノマドできるカフェです。ホステルの受付兼朝食会場ですが普通にカフェ利用できます。

小田急線代々木八幡駅北口から徒歩1分かからないのでは?というくらいとても立地が良く、便利でした。 女性専用フロア(3F)を利用しました。エレベーターがなく階段なので大きなスーツケースを持って上がるのは大変ですが、スタッフの方にお願いすることもできます。 部屋は上段だったので登り下りが大変で、トイレや洗面はなるべくまとめて済ませるようにしていました(^^; トイレは4つあるので混み合うことはないのですが、シャワーは2つなので混み合うと順番待ちをするために洗面所で待機していないといけないので大変かもしれません。 他人と時間をずらして入るしかないのですが、ドライヤーは夜間(23:00〜6:30)は使用できません。寝る側としてはいいのですが。 ホテル近くにはコンビニやスーパーもあり、ホテルに併設されたカフェ内で食べてもいいので有難い。 朝食は¥500でパン・ハム・チーズ・グラノーラ・ミルク・ジュースをブッフェで利用することも可能です。 チェックアウト後も当日中であれば、無料で荷物も預かって頂けるので身軽に動くことが出来ます。 またぜひ、利用させて頂きたいです(・∀・)

1階のカフェ利用。豆にこだわりがあるらしく、注文をしてから受け取るまでしばらく時間がかかる。少し酸っぱめの味。空間は広いが座席はそんなにない。

Très bien situé dans une quartier des plus agréable , juste en face d'un combini, a 1 minute de marche de la gare Yoyogi hachiman et yoyogi koen , et a 5 minutes d'un supermarché Lits type capsule spacieux et confortable (petite tablette, cintres, lampe, prises, espace dédié aux valises) Espaces communs très correct (plusieurs douches, wc et lavabos) Accueil très sympathique Petit bémol : attention si vous avez de gros bagages, il n'y a pas d’ascenseur et l'escalier se trouvant sur l'extérieur est très raide et étroit ! Cela dit, lors de mon arrivée et départ j'ai pu obtenir l'aide du personnel pour monter mes bagages !

ホステルを探していると、東京の山手線内~東側が多く、新宿や渋谷などの駅近くはあまりなかったので、貴重なホステル!原宿駅まで歩きましたが、代々木公園沿いに歩いて、20分くらいでつきました。地下鉄も通っており、最寄りの駅からすぐなのも良かったです。ぱっと見、おしゃれなカフェって感じです。遅めの時間にチェックインしましたが、多くの人がラウンジでそれぞれの時間をすごして居ました。ラウンジはAM8:00~AM1:00 OPEN。受付のお兄さんも親切。カフェを出てビルの裏側からベッドルームに入ります(外の階段からセキュリティあり)。上段のベッドルームでしたが、今までいくつか泊まったホステルの中で一番高さがありました…垂直のハシゴでのぼるので怖いです。しかもsleep timeだったので部屋も暗く…。ベッド内は、高さを取ってあるだけあって、天井が少し高めで広く感じました。ハシゴの下に長期旅行用サイズのスーツケースが納まりそうな大きな戸棚があります。荷物が多い人には嬉しい。ただ開けたり閉めたりすると、どうしても扉が地面に当たったりして音がなります。シャワールームはちょっとした脱衣スペースも付いてて広め。設備の使い勝手はそこそこだけど、山手線の西側の主要な駅に近くて、最寄りの代々木八幡駅周辺の良い感じのお店も楽しめる。総じて、お洒落さを重視したい人にはおすすめなホステルです。

1-7 Motoyoyogicho, Shibuya Tokyo Tokyo

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Yoyogi Park
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Laundry facilities

Located in Shibuya within a short walk of Yoyogi Park, almond hostel & cafe Shibuya is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Shibuya Crossing. This 50-room hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi. The bathroom offers hair dryers and bidets. Other standard amenities include a washer/dryer and a ceiling fan. Bathrooms are shared.


Property features

Guests staying at almond hostel & cafe Shibuya enjoy free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with securing valuables and luggage storage.

Room options

BUNK Bed for 2 person (Female Only)

Twin 1 | Sleeps 2

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

BUNK Bed for 3 person (Female Only)

Twin 1 | Sleeps 3

BUNK Bed for 2 person (mix)

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 12 reviews