Japan Average Hostel Costs: Dorm and Private Room Prices

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What is the average price of a hostel in Japan? Our detailed analysis of the prices of both dorms and private rooms in amazing hostels in Japan can help you understand how much you might need to spend for your next epic trip. Whether you're on a tight budget or traveling by yourself, with a group of friends, or with your family, we've found the best hostels for every type of trip. Here you'll see how we have tabulated the costs of hostels in Japan by dorm beds, private rooms, price range, amenities, and guest ratings. Read on to find out where you'll find best hostels in Japan and what they have to offer.


The Top 3 Hostels in Japan:

  • Dorms from $28, Rated 100%

  • Dorms from $26, Rated 100%

  • Dorms from $16, Rated 100%

How much do hostels cost in Japan?

Dorm Beds Average Price in Hostel
$24
Private Rooms Average Price in Hostel/Guesthouse
$30

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hostel choices when planning a visit to Japan. The price of a dorm bed or private room in a hostel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average price for a dorm bed in a hostel in Japan (based on data from 241 hostels with dorms) is an affordable $24. Also, the average price for a private room in a hostel or guesthouse in Japan is $30 (based on data from 255 hostels and guethouses).

The average price of a dorm bed in a hostel for 3 days in Japan is $73.

The average hostel cost of a dorm bed for one week in Japan is a surprisingly affordable $171, and the average hostel cost of a dorm bed for two weeks in Japan is $342 (not including taxes and fees).


  • Dorm: 3 Days
    $73
  • Dorm: One Week
    $171
  • Dorm: Two Weeks
    $342
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How much should I pay to stay in a dorm bed at a hostel in Japan?

You'll find the range of prices for dorm beds in hostels in Japan (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel dorm bed prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a dorm bed, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.



(All listed prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by HostelWorld. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

How much should I pay to stay in a private room at a hostel in Japan?

You'll find the range of prices for private rooms in hostels, guesthouses, and other budget hotels in Japan (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel private room prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a budget-friendly private room, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.




Prices for the Best Hostels with Dorms in Japan (Japan's Top Rated Hostels by Guests)

Looking for the top hostel in Japan? Below are the best hostels in Japan with dorm beds according to guest reviews. When looking at the prices of the top 61 hostels (the top 25% based on guest ratings), the average price is surprisingly affordable at $25. Now you can find an amazing hostel in Japan with your desired amenities in the best neighborhood for your next trip to this fantastic destination.

What are the best hostels with dorm beds in Japan?

Kanazawa
Overall Rating 100%
Himeji
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Hakone
Overall Rating 100%

Prices for the Best Hostels with Private Rooms in Japan

If you're searching for the best hostel with a private room in Japan, below are the best hostels and guesthouses in Japan with private rooms according to ratings and reviews by previous guests. When we look only at the top 65 hostels with private rooms (the top 25%), the average price is just $28 for a private room. So, you can combine the great vibe of a hostel or guesthouse with the privacy of your own room for your next trip.

What are the best hostels with private rooms in Japan?

Kanazawa
Overall Rating 100%
Himeji
Overall Rating 100%
Hakone
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%

What are the best hostels under $10 in Japan?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $10.

Tokyo
Overall Rating 51%
Osaka
Overall Rating 0%

What are the best hostels under $20 in Japan?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $20.

Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Okinawa
Overall Rating 100%
Osaka
Overall Rating 100%
Okinawa Ishigakijima
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Japan with Free Breakfast

It's always nice to wake up to a free breakfast, and these hostels and guesthouses provide one. It can be a good wayt to save money, too. At a hostel, breakfast is also a good time to meet up with other traveles to make plans for the day.

Nagano (Hakuba)
Overall Rating 100%
Hokkaido Niseko
Overall Rating 98%
Kyoto
Overall Rating 97%
Osaka
Overall Rating 97%

Hostels in Japan with a Pool

Everyone loves a pool, and these hostels deliver. A pool can add to the fun vibe of a hostel because it's a place where everyone gathers, so you can meet other travelers while you relax. The average price a hostel with a pool in Japan is only $24. Check out these great options.

Nikko
Overall Rating 95%
Hiroshima
Overall Rating 0%

Hostels in Japan with a Restaurant

If you need a quick and convenient meal, having a restaurant or cafe located right in the hostel is always nice. These hostels and guesthouses offer a place to eat.

Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Kyoto
Overall Rating 100%
Oita Bungo Ohno
Overall Rating 100%
Izu Peninsula
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Japan with a Bar or Nightclub

Looking for a hostel with some nightlife? The hostels below have bars or nightclubs so you can meet up with other travelers and have a great time through the evening. The average price for a hostel with a bar or nightclub in Japan is just $24. So, kick back and have a great time at one of these terrific options.

Hakone
Overall Rating 100%
Kyoto
Overall Rating 100%
Izu Peninsula
Overall Rating 100%
Hiroshima Onomichi
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Japan with a Kitchen

One of the biggest benefits to staying in a hostel is the ability to cook your own meals. This way you can save money, eat healthy, and travel longer on a cheaper budget. These hostels offer kitchens so you can cook. Also, the average price of a hostel with a kitchen in Japan is $24.

Kanazawa
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Hakone
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%

Pet-Friendly Hostels in Japan

If you're bringing dogs or cats with you on your adventure, check out one of these pet-friendly hostels in Japan.

Oita Bungo Ohno
Overall Rating 100%
Osaka
Overall Rating 91%
Kagoshima
Overall Rating 59%
Hokkaido Furano
Overall Rating 0%

Kid-Friendly Hostels in Japan

Sometimes you need an affordable place to stay when traveling as a family with children, and hostels can be a fun and affordable option. Here are some terrific family-friendly hostels, so check them out when planning your next family adventure.

Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Oita Bungo Ohno
Overall Rating 100%
Hiroshima
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Japan with Laundry

If you're traveling for a longer period of time, then eventually you'll want to do some laundry. These hostels offer laundry machines, so plan ahead for your next trip.

Kanazawa
Overall Rating 100%
Himeji
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%
Hakone
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Japan with Air Conditioning

Air conditioning can be hit or miss, and depending on the local weather you might really need it. But if you do want it, the hostels below offer it, so hopefully you can sleep comfortably. The average price for a hostel with air conditioning is around $24.

Kanazawa
Overall Rating 100%
Himeji
Overall Rating 100%
Hakone
Overall Rating 100%
Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes
Overall Rating 100%

More Hostel Prices for Japan

For more hostel price information in Japan, see also Tokyo Hostel Prices, Osaka Hostel Prices, Kyoto Hostel Prices, Hiroshima Hostel Prices, Okinawa Hostel Prices, Sapporo Hostel Prices, Mount Fuji Hostel Prices, Nara Hostel Prices, Kanazawa Hostel Prices, Nagano Hostel Prices, Nagoya Hostel Prices, Nikko Hostel Prices, Yokohama Hostel Prices, Kobe Hostel Prices, Kamakura Hostel Prices, Nagasaki Hostel Prices, and Niseko Town Hostel Prices.


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