If you are looking for cheap accommodation in Tokyo near the wall-to-wall anime and manga of Akihabara, then the Sumidagawa Youth Hostel in Asakusabashi represents excellent value for money, with dormitory rooms only 2,800 yen a night (about $28.70) for Youth Hostel Association members.
The Sumidagawa Youth Hostel also has one twin western style room and one Japanese-style (tatami) room suitable for three people sharing available. Prices are 7,000 and 9,000 yen respectively for YHA members. Check in is 4pm and check out 11.30am. There is an 11.30pm curfew. Payment in cash only.
The youth hostel is a short walk from Asakusabashi Station East Exit, just one stop from Akihabara on the Sobu Line or Exit A3 of the Toei Asakusa subway line.
Sumidagawa Youth Hostel
Tel: 03 3851 1121
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