Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel

Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel

2-5-18, Jousai, Matsumoto 390-0875, Japan
+81 804 958 8174

based on 274 reviews

Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel
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Provider for Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel

About Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Less than 20 minutes' walk from Matsumoto Railway Station, Thank You Hippopotamus Hostel provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Matsumoto. It is also situated only minutes away from Matsumoto Castle.

There are a range of facilities on offer to those staying at the hostel, including bicycle rental, free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. It also provides luggage storage, a designated smoking area and a garden.

All rooms at Thank You Hippopotamus Hostel are comfortably furnished and include a refrigerator. They are also equipped with a microwave and a hair dryer.

For those who enjoy discovering local restaurants and cafés, there is a large variety within walking distance. The Kaichi School Museum is within a 10-minute walk and Matsumoto Airport is 25 minutes' drive away.

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Amenities at Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel

  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Increased accessibility

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Air purifiers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Quiet street view
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Slippers
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Tatami (traditional Japanese flooring)
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Private bathroom


  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen

Things to do

  • Bicycle available
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • Safety deposit box
  • Private check-in/check-out


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Desk


  • Vending machine (drinks)


  • Fitness center

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2-5-18, Jousai, Matsumoto 390-0875

What's nearby

  • Matsumoto Castle298 m
  • Kita-Matsumoto Station0.6 km
  • Matsumoto Railway Station1 km
  • Japan Ukiyo-e Museum2.9 km
  • Fureai Yamabekan Shiraito no Yu3 km
  • Totoan Biwanoyu3.7 km
  • Kametaya Sake Brewery4.1 km
  • Matsumoto Stadium8 km
  • Mizukami Dam13.9 km
  • Inekoki Dam19.2 km
  • Midono Dam21.8 km
  • Mount Jonen23.4 km



Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel

  • Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel is located at 2-5-18, Jousai, 0.7 km from the center of Matsumoto. Matsumoto Castle is the closest landmark to Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel.

  • Yes, Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel is 9 km from Matsumoto. Thank you Hippopotamus - Hostel is 83.1 km from Toyama.

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Distance to city center

0.7 km

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