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Open in May 2013, Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is centrally located in Asakusa, just a 5-minute walk from the famous Kaminari-Mon Gate. It offers simply furnished rooms with bunk beds and free WiFi throughout.

Colorfully decorated rooms feature air conditioning and heating facilities. Some rooms come with a private bathroom, while dormitory-type rooms do not.

Guests can unwind in a modern living room or prepare meals at the fully equipped kitchen. Tokyo Khaosan Laboratory offers free luggage and free safety deposit service upon request. A PC with internet access is also available at an additional charge.

The hostel is a 5-minute walk from Nakamise Shopping Street, Sensoji Temple and many restaurants. Tawaramachi Station on a 4-minute walk offers easy access to Ueno and Akihabara areas. Asakusa Subway Station is a 10-minute walk away.

Meals are not served.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory has been welcoming guests since Apr 15, 2013

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)


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What's nearby
  • Drum Museum
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  • Asakusa ROX Shopping Center
    0.1 miles
  • Kaminarimon
    0.1 miles
  • Asakusa Engei Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Honpo-ji Temple
    0.2 miles
  • Kappabashi-dori Shopping Street
    0.2 miles
  • Eiken-ji Temple
    0.2 miles
  • Denboin Garden
    0.2 miles
  • Matsuba Park
    0.2 miles
  • Dempoin Temple
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant 染太郎 お好み焼き
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  • Cafe/Bar ミスタードーナツ
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant モンブラン浅草店
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar ドトールコーヒーショップ
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar February cafe
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant 一蘭ラーメン
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Ueno Station
    0.8 miles
  • Tokyo Skytree
    1.1 miles
  • Tokyo Station
    2.5 miles
  • Japan Imperial Palace
    2.9 miles
  • Tokyo Tower
    4.5 miles
  • Ikebukuro Station
    4.7 miles
  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
    4.9 miles
  • Yoyogi Park
    6 miles
  • Shibuya Station
    6.3 miles
  • Shinagawa Station
    6.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea 東京湾
    28 miles
  • River 隅田川
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Tokyo International Airport
    10.8 miles
  • Narita International Airport
    33.6 miles
  • Ibaraki Airport
    47.7 miles
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Amenities of Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Themed dinners
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
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House rules Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

The full amount of the reservation must be paid when checking in. Credit card is used for guarantee purposes only.

Guests arriving after check-in hours must inform the property in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Free luggage storage and other services outside of check-in hours are available between 08:00 and 17:00.

Group booking policy (9 or more people): At time of booking, guests with a group booking will be charged a nonrefundable fee for the first 2 nights.This policy will apply to groups making separate reservations as well. (Example: 3 different reservations with 3 people each, amounting to a total of 9 people).

When using an existing bed in a private room only, children under 6 years old can stay free of charge. Please note that adult rates are applicable to children 7 years and older.

Please note that children 11 years and younger cannot be accommodated in dormitory rooms.

Please inform the hotel at the time of booking, if you’re traveling with a child younger than 10 years old.

Upon request, the hotel will try and accommodate groups in the same room, but availability is not guaranteed in shared dorm rooms. Guests are advised to book private rooms, to stay together.

*** Directions to the hostel ***
[From Narita Airport]
1. 80 minutes with Keisei Line Express Train to Asakusa Station.
2. If the train is Ueno-bound, please change at Aoto Station, on the opposite side of the same platform.

[From Narita Airport with Japan Rail Pass]
1. Circa 60 minutes on Narita Express Train to JR Tokyo Station or Ueno Station.
2. From JR Tokyo Station: 7 minutes by train on JR Yamanote Line or JR Keihin Tohoku Line to Tawaramachi Station.
3. From Ueno Station: 5 minutes by metro on Ginza Line to Tawaramachi Station.

[From Haneda Airport]
45 minutes by train on Keikyu Airport Line to Asakusa Station.

[Tawaramachi Station]
1. Take Exit 3 and continue straight for circa 3 minutes.
2. Turn left at the 3rd corner, where you will find a Police Station.
3. Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is on the right side of the road.

[From Asakusa Station]
1. Take an elevator and go out Exit A2b.
2. Cross the crosswalk towards 'Family Mart' convenience store directly opposite the street.
3. Turn right and go straight towards 'Kaminari-Mon' (large red gate with big Japanese lantern).
4. Turn left at the 4th corner (in front of Kaminari-Mon), and continue straight for circa 3 minutes.
5. Cross at the crosswalk towards the 'Family Mart' store, and find a Police Station on the right.
6. Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is on the right side of the road.

Please note: taxis without GPS system sometimes have difficulties finding the property. Guests are recommended to print out a map and come by train.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory

  • Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is 3.7 miles from the center of Tokyo.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory by:

    • Train 50min

  • Room options at Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory include:

    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Bed in Dorm

  • Check-in at Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Themed dinners

  • The prices at Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.