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Oak Hostel Zen

2-star2 stars
3-3-3 NegishiTaitou, TokyoTokyo-to110-0003JapanGreat location! See map

Within easy reach of Tokyo National Science Museum
  • Free WiFi
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Great room
Rather comfortable
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Oak Hostel Zen

from €18
  • Single Room
  • Semi-Double Room
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Family Room (4 beds)
  • Shared Female Dormitory (10 Single Beds)
  • Shared Female Dormitory (16 Beds)
  • Mixed Dormitory (8 occupancy)
  • Male Dormitory (8 occupancy)

About Oak Hostel Zen

Modern hostel with dorms and private rooms near Ueno Park

5 minutes to the metro

Oak Hostel Zen is in the Negishi district of Taito Ward, 4 minutes on foot from Uguisudani Train Station, and 5 from Iriya Metro Station. You'll also be a 10-minute walk east of Yanaka, a traditional area where many old temples and a sense of history have survived.

Short walk to Ueno Park

It's a 10-minute walk to Ueno Park, one of Tokyo's most popular attractions. As well as the Kiyomizu Kannon Temple, an artificial lake, and a zoo, it's home to 5 museums, including the National Museum of Western Art and the Tokyo National Museum, the oldest and largest in Japan.

Kitchen, vending machines

You can relax in the lounge, or fix up a quick bite using the communal microwave and store leftovers in the provided refrigerator. You'll also have a coin-operated laundry, and there are lockers available, as well as vending machines for drinks and snacks.

Free WiFi throughout

Accommodation includes single-sex or mixed dormitories, or as private rooms, and free WiFi is available in each one. Some private rooms have bathrooms, while most facilities are shared, and slippers, traditional yukata robes, and toiletries are all provided.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 27 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-12:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 1 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Oak Hostel Zen’s small print

Also known as

  • Oak Hostel Zen
  • Oak Hostel Zen Tokyo
  • Oak Zen
  • Oak Zen Hostel
  • Oak Zen Tokyo
  • Oak Hostel Zen Tokyo, Japan


The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Oak Hostel Zen


  • Sensoji Temple - 23 min walk
  • Tokyo Sky Tree - 40 min walk
  • Tokyo National Science Museum - 11 min walk
  • Tokyo National Museum - 11 min walk
  • Ueno Park - 15 min walk
  • Asakusa Shrine - 24 min walk
  • Akihabara Electric Town - 36 min walk
  • Tokyo Bunka Kaikan - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Tokyo (HND-Haneda) - 26 min drive
  • Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) - 65 min drive
  • Tokyo Uguisudani Station - 4 min walk
  • Tokyo Ueno Station - 16 min walk
  • Tokyo Nippori Station - 16 min walk
  • Iriya Station - 5 min walk
  • Minowa Station - 17 min walk
  • Inaricho Station - 17 min walk

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 429 reviews

Oak Hostel Zen
Great little place. Clean and comfortable. Great kitchen and close to transport. Would definitely book again!
Stephanie, us2 night trip
Oak Hostel Zen
stacey, au3 night trip
Oak Hostel Zen
Great location and staff. Good room
Good location, great staff. They spoke english almost perfectly, very impressive. The room was great and you could rent bicycles. One of the best of my trip, although the view wasn't as impressive.
A Traveller, mx1 night trip with friends
Oak Hostel Zen
Perfect quiet location
Great location. Family mart and 711 just around the corner and a lot of local restaurants a few blocks away. Yamanote line also nearby.
Stanley, ph5 night family trip
Oak Hostel Zen
Nice, clean, good location
Very clean 10 minutes walk to the metro. Staff very helpful. Close to food market store open 24hrs.
Fatima, us3 night trip with friends

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