Hana Hostel started the business in August 2008. The building used to be a local “business hotel”. We remodeled this into an advanced international hostel. As we are very close from the station and the guest rooms are well-equipped, we are a good option for not only backpackers but also for ordinary tourists with suits cases. The operator is J-Hoppers Ltd, which has been running 3 hostels in Kyoto, Osaka and Hiroshima city. -Building and Guest rooms-The 5-story building with a lift has a variety of guest rooms. If you take a traditional Japanese style rooms, you can hang out on unique tatami mats and have a good sleep in Japanese style “futon” bedding. Of course you can choose a western style en-suite room with a familiar single/double bed.We have some cozy dormitory rooms, too. Each Dormitory room has up to 4 beds and some attach a toilet or a bath module.-Times-The reception is open 8:00-11:00 and 15:00-22:00. Check-in time is from 15:00 to 22:00. You can arrive earlier and leave luggage between 8:00-11:00. The reception is closed from 11:00 to 15:00 for the house cleaning. Please avoid during the time. Once you check in, there is no curfew and no lock-out time. Check out time is 11am and you can leave your luggage even after you check out.Living/dining room is open for 24 hours. Self-catering kitchen has tableware, cooking utensils and various kind of seasoning. -Internet access-Optical-fiber Internet access is free from every guest room. Please prepare an Ethernet cable. WiFi is also available in the lobby and the common room. If you don't have a laptop with you, you can use one of the hostel computers any time for 100 yen per 30 minutes -Location-About 3-4 minute walk from Hiroshima Station.You can reach most facilities you need within walking distance like below:JR Hiroshima Station: 4 minute walkPost office: 5 minute walkSupermarket: 4 minute walkLocal restaurants: many nearbySeven Eleven: 3 minute walkTakeout lunch shop: 2 minute walkElectronics retail store: 5 minute walkDepartment store: 7 minute walkDiscount ticket shop: 3 minute walkIt is also good access to A-bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park by tram (15 minutes).The hostel doesn’t face a main street, it is quiet at night.About the access from the station, please see the direction page.-Staff-Many of the receptionists and cleanliness staff members are Native Hiroshimanian. We try to give you up-to-date sightseeing information, and give you advice where to go. All staff members at the reception speak English and you don’t have to worry about language problems. -Payment and rules->>Please make your payment on you arrival in cash or credit card (Cash only till the end of September, 2008. Sorry for the inconvenience).>>Key deposit: 1000 yen in cash (refunded at checkout).>>Cancellation: Full amount for the first night if you cancel within 48 hours to your expected arrival time or didn’t show up without notice.>>Smoking free in the building (Except Rooftop terrace)
“The free tour was the highlight!”
The staff at this hostel are very friendly. When you check in you leave your shoes at the door and put on a pair of the shoes they provide near the front door. There is a really nice communal area at...
“Convenient but noisy place”
I hope I could have read following comments before making a reservation, then I could reserve a quiet place than staying here. Trains nonstop passing by, fireman's cars passing by from time to time...
“Great location, lacking otherwise”
The hostel is located around 5 minutes from the JR Hiroshima train station and like many other reviews mentioned, it can get pretty noisy at night. It was fine for me, since I lived next to an...
About 3-4 minute walk from Hiroshima station.
Getting out of the South Exit at Hiroshima Station, turn left and pass through Taxi stand on your right side.
Go straight seeing Book store on your left side and you will see the railway crossing in a minutes. Still keep going a bit seeing the railway crossing on your left side (Don't get across the railway crossing.), turn right at the next narrow street.You will see the sign 'Hana Hostel' on your left side. We are located right in front of Temple.