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Backpackers Miyajima

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, less than 5 minutes from train station, 2 minutes walk to ferry crossing to Miyajima. Nice common area. Showers and toilets were clean. Bed was reasonably comfortable. Staff were very enthusiastic and spoke very good English. I appreciated the breakfast (extra) in the morning. Emergency exit light in the dorm was right in my face.

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed at the miyajima backpacker in may 2016. i planned to stay there for like 2 days but ended up staying 3 nights more! its such a good place, located a few minutes walking away from the train station. 7/11 also close by if you need anything. they have a bar inside the hostel which is pretty cool! the sake...

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We were given a "japanese" room that turned to be a big grey cell with several futon in the floor, cold and ugly (we booked for some bunk beds). Few showers for many guests. No privacy at all in the whole hostel. We won't reccommend staying there unless you don't have any other option or you really need a cheap...

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I understand hostels can't always help if you can't arrive before 45 min after check in time, but the response rate on e-mail from this company is just awful. I asked them for an answer and waited several hours, not sure whether I had a bed for the night or not. Stressful, annoying and unprofessional.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We've stayed here for two nights. The common areas are really nice with a busy bar and a relaxed rooftop. The dorms are pretty big so my friend found it hard to get some good sleep. I had no problem with it. The showers and toilets are clean and the bed sleeps ok. It's right beside the ferry so with...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This hostel is excellent! There are so many facilities, such as bar, a roof terrace, loads of social areas. I stayed here for one night, and i would have stayed for two if i could have cancelled my other hostel. As soon as I arrived, I got a warm welcome from two chirpy staff, who greeted everyone in a similar...

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Dublin
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel has a fun and friendly atmosphere and we regretted not staying here for more than one night. If you’re looking for somewhere calm and quiet this is not the hostel for you...when the hostel advertises earplugs for ¥100 you know it attracts a younger crowd. That being said we had a great night sleep....with the earplugs! Just an...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This hostel is super close to the ferry that takes you to Miyajima Island. It is also close to the train station, about a 3 minute walk. I met some good friends at the hostel and the bar is a nice place to hang out. Yes, it is not as big as some hostels and can possibly get cramped if...

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with friends for one night in July so we could go to Miyajima but I wish we could have stayed longer. The building itself is very good (incredibly close to the station and right beside the ferry. You can see the tori on Miyajima from the hostel roof). It's the staff that are truly outstanding though. From...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It's quite new and good design. I love the common area downstairs. Easy to find. Very good location to travel to Miyajima and Hiroshima. Reasonable price. The staff was helpful, friendly. No problem to communicate English with them.

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Additional Information about Backpackers Miyajima

Address: 1-8-11 Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi 739-0411, Hiroshima Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chugoku > Hiroshima Prefecture > Hatsukaichi
Price Range: $36 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Miyajima 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Convenient”
 of 5 bubbles leINDIA, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All bunks are identical!”
 of 5 bubbles zhenderhill, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you are not so picky at the noise, any is fine”
 of 5 bubbles Hiyuki, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Ask the front desk manager for hot springs (Onsen) on Miyajima.”
 of 5 bubbles DominikP204, 14 Feb 2013 | Read review
“The hostel has dormitories only. There is a mixed dormitory, female dormitory and mixed Japanese style Tatami room. Which room is best depends on your preferences.”
 of 5 bubbles Fiona_princess, 6 Dec 2012 | Read review
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