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Conveniently situated in the centre of Tokyo, UNPLAN Shinjuku provides air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge, free WiFi and a bar. This 2-star hostel offers a shared kitchen and luggage storage space. The property is non-smoking and is located 500 metres from Taiso-ji Temple. Guest rooms include bed linen. Guests at the hostel can enjoy a continental breakfast. Popular points of interest near UNPLAN Shinjuku include Saikoan Shrine, Full Gospel Tokyo Church and Takatsukisan Chozenji Temple. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda Airport, 23 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

UNPLAN Shinjuku has been welcoming guests since 14 Feb 2019.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.0)

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Room type
1 double bed
2 futon beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Camille
    Very close to the metro station and all the activities in Shinjuku.
  • Nguywn
    Great environment. This was my forst hostel and it was beyond my expectations. Reception desk and staff was really friendly and helpful. Stayed in the womens dorm and it was clean.
  • José
    Location was good, few minutes by walking from more than two subways stations. Also close to bars and not so far away from the main place of shinjuku
  • Niamh
    Nice social hostel, but easy to sleep as the common area is on a different floor from the rooms. Easy to meet people at breakfast or in the common area. Nice rooms and bathrooms had all the things you'd need. Breakfast good - eggs toast and...
  • Aprillia
    It was my first time in Japan and the hostel was worth the hype. It has a very nice environment and vibrant community. The staff were super helpful and we can even store our luggage when it's not time for check-in or check-out (we could even...
  • Alan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent for solo travellers looking for friends. Clean facilities and aircon was working well.
  • Selina
    Very social hostel with a lot of nice people to go out with, close to bars and Golden Gai, friendly workers, nice dorm beds, good breakfast from 4am to 11am, good area
  • Dhimiter
    Friendly environment, great location near Shinjuku
  • Jaydon
    Such friendly staff and I met an amazing bunch of people! Well worth the stay
  • Kirandeep
    Whenever am in japan it’s like my home especially the staff is so friendly really thanks to Aman who is best staff of unplan

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, we do. We offer luggage storage before check-in and after check-out for the days itself free of ch..
    Answered on 2 October 2019
  • Hi again. Do you have check in cut - off time? I am trying to book now but your check in time is only from 4pm to 7pm. I will arrive Shinjuku Bus Term..

    Hello. We will send you a self check in mail in the day of check in so you can use that mail and do self check in when ever you like.Thank you
    Answered on 27 June 2022
  • Good morning how are you? I'm planning to stay at the hostel next week. can I use the lounge to work on my computer from 6 am, please? thank you.

    Good morning ,Yes it is possible to work at lounge. We have cafeteria too so you can use that space too for work.
    Answered on 21 June 2022
  • Hi! Is it only for women?

    Hi!No,its for all genders but we have women only floor available so you can book that.
    Answered on 19 April 2022
  • Hi, from what time is breakfast ?

    Breakfast is from 4AMto11AM.
    Answered on 4 July 2022
  • May I know the nearest transportation station (subway/JR/bus? from the hotel?

    Thank you for the reservation.The nearest subways are Shinjuku-3Chome & Shinjuku-Gyoemmae station.
    Answered on 24 August 2022
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Facilities of UNPLAN Shinjuku
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Laundry
  • Lift
  • Bar
  • Heating
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking area
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Movie nights
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Japanese

House rules

UNPLAN Shinjuku takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 23:00


Until 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 15 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted UNPLAN Shinjuku accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note, guests 14 years and younger cannot be accommodated in dormitory rooms.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or a legal guardian to stay in private rooms.

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform UNPLAN Shinjuku in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about UNPLAN Shinjuku

  • The prices at UNPLAN Shinjuku may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at UNPLAN Shinjuku is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at UNPLAN Shinjuku can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • UNPLAN Shinjuku is 1.2 miles from the centre of Tokyo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • UNPLAN Shinjuku offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Movie nights