October 2022: Please note Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory has now permanently closed. Please see our Asakusa page for other places to stay in the district.
The Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is a funky and friendly guesthouse with private and shared rooms just a short walk from the temple in Asakusa.
If you’re looking to meet other travelers, this colorful and sociable guesthouse is a good choice. It’s just across the street from the Asakusa sightseeing district and it’s close to the subway stations as well.
They offer both shared and private rooms. There’s also a common socializing area and a shared kitchen where you can make simple meals.
Some of the private rooms have en suite bathrooms. These can be a good choice for families or small groups.
Needless to say, since this is a guesthouse, it can be a bit noisier than a hotel.
Keep in mind that plenty of budget business hotels in Tokyo offer private rooms at lower rates than this guesthouse. But, if you really want to meet other travelers, this place is tough to beat.
Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory
2-1-4 Nishi-asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0035
:: Check availability and pricing for the Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory on Booking.com or Agoda.com.
Subway: 3-minute walk from exit 3 of Tawaramachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza line.
Train: 5-minute walk from the A2 exit of Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express line.
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Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory is located in Tokyo's Asakusa, Ryogoku and Skytree district. See our complete list of things to do in Tokyo's Asakusa, Ryogoku and Skytree district, including places to eat, nightlife and places to stay.
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