Best Places for Backpackers in Kobe, Japan.

Enjoy backpacking around Kobe, Japan without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Kobe, Japan.

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Top 8 hostels in Kobe, Japan.

These are the 8 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Kobe, Japan.

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Guesthouse Maya

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Guesthouse Maya

”Something Ordinary in Kobe” Kobe has flourished as a cosmopolitan port city, where has been deeply influenced by a lot of people from overseas since long ago. Sannomiya, specifically in Kobe, is the center of the cultural crossroads. Guesthouse Maya opened in thick of local town Nada at t...
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Galo Hostel Kobe

94 /100

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Galo Hostel Kobe

Galo Hostel Kobe is located 5-minute walk from Shin-Kobe Station. The location is very convenient for travel or business, good for access to Sannomiya or Kitano. The Japanese cozy retro interior decor will make your stay more relaxing. All rooms have air conditioning, heating and slippers. Bathro...
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Kobe Sannomiya R2 Hostel

90 /100

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Kobe Sannomiya R2 Hostel

Welcome to Kobe Sannomiya R2 Hostel!! We have a mix dormitory room of a capsule type , a female dormitory room and two twin praivate rooms and single private room. You can use wifi in all rooms. There are two shared showers in our hostel. And our hostel lies in best location for Kobe sightseei...
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Guest House Kobe Nadeshikoya

88 /100

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Guest House Kobe Nadeshikoya

Practically set just a 5-minute walk from JR Motomachi Station, Guesthouse Kobe Nadeshikoya offers an accommodation within Kobe Chinatown. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Meriken Park and Port Tower are a 10-minute walk away. Bathrooms are shared and come with free toiletries. You...
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T&K Hostel Kobe Sannomiya East

86 /100

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T&K Hostel Kobe Sannomiya East

Offering a sun terrace and views of the city, T and K Hostel Kobe Sannomiya East is 10 minutes from Sannomiya Station by foot and train. Certain rooms include a seating area where you can relax. Dormitory rooms feature partitioned sleeping spaces with curtains to ensure privacy, and each sleeping...
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6
Hostel Nakamura

85 /100

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Hostel Nakamura

HOSTEL NAKAMURA has the best location just 4-minutes walking distance to KOUSOKU KOBE railway station and 5-minutes walking distance to JR KOBE railway station to 10-minutes walking distance to Harborland is one of the most famous places in Kobe. We have 3 shower rooms(hot shower 24 hours every d...
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7
Yume Nomad

84 /100

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Yume Nomad

Hostel YUME-NOMAD is a brand-new renovated guesthouse with awesome stylish creativity in Kobe, which has been 50-year-old accommodation. We offer dormitory and private room (every room has bathroom), cafe and gallery space with free WiFi. We're welcoming all travelers! Please note, the pro...
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Capsule Hotel Kobe Sannomiya

76 /100

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Capsule Hotel Kobe Sannomiya

Welcome to Capsule Hotel Kobe Sannomiya! Renewal opened Capsule Hotel (for male) on April 2008, located in the center of the Kobe city, Sannomiya. From where it is easy to accessible all parts of Kobe like from Sannomiya station, Harbor Land, Meriken Park, China town etc.! This is an ideal place to...
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We were bound for the Kansai region, which is on the southern part of Japan.  Since Kansai is already a pretty big place, we opted to focus our tours on 2 major cities: Osaka and Kyoto, and made quick side trips to two other cities: Nara and Kobe.

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