Overlooking Metoba River, Matsumoto Back Packers offers friendly accommodations in an old Japanese house with a small garden. It is a 5-minute walk from JR Matsumoto Station and a 8-minute walk from Matsumoto Bus Terminal. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire property. The simple rooms are fitted with traditional tatami (woven-straw) flooring and futon bedding. They come with large windows that offer plenty of sunlight. Bathroom and toilet are shared, and some toiletries are provided. Back Packers Matsumoto has a free-use kitchen with cooking utensils and cutleries. Coin launderette can be used. Guests can rent bicycles to explore the city on their own. There is a small library that offers sightseeing /outdoor activity information. Back Packers is located a 20-minute drive away from Matsumoto Airport. Famous Matsumoto Castle is a 13-minute walk away. No meals are served.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 1:
3 futon beds
Bedroom 2:
2 futon beds
Bedroom 3:
2 futon beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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High score for Matsumoto
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kylee
    the location was great. just a quick walk into Matsumoto.
  • Aruna
    Great location, really warm and friendly staff, quite clean. I appreciated that the staff could share information in English.
  • Sri
    The hostels is close to the station, the dormitory is clean, as well as the toilet and shower. The staff is friendly and will be ready to help you out. The staff is a foreigner volunteer so you don't have to worry about language since he speaks...

Area info

Amenities of Matsumoto BackPackers

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Matsumoto BackPackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Until 10:00 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

FAQs about Matsumoto BackPackers

  • Check-in at Matsumoto BackPackers is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Matsumoto BackPackers is 1.6 miles from the center of Matsumoto. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Matsumoto BackPackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Skiing
    • Bicycle rental