About our Hostels

  As the public youth hostels which there was in the major cities and sightseeing spot with much use of the tourist from the foreign countries,Japan Gateway Public youth hostel group started in 1987 and provides safe and secure accommodation for travelers, including those on their own, at a low price. Network of gateway public youth hostels consists of 9 facilities spreading across the country from Hokkaido up in the north to Kyushu in the south. Peculiarity and size differ at hostel: some large, some small with homely atmosphere, and some located in city area; sightseeing spot;
Individual hostel organizes activities and programs such as walking, skiing, all full of features, in which the guests can take part at a very reasonable cost. These shall be a great opportunity to promote friendship with your lodging-mates including many Japanese young people.

  Japan Gateway Public youth hostel group
  utano YH, 29 Nakayamacho Uzumasa Ukyo-ku Kyoto 616-8191 Japan   
  "Youth Hostel" is a global network of accommodation for travelers, originated in Germany.
Youth Hostel promote the education of all young people of all nations, but especially young people of limited means, by encouraging in them a greater knowledge, love and care of the countryside and an appreciation of the cultural values of towns and cities in all parts of the world, and as ancillary thereto to provide hostels or other accommodation in which there shall be no distinctions of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, class or political opinions and thereby to develop a better understanding of their fellow men, both at home and abroad.
  now extends its network by covering 80 countries all over the world with 5,500 hostels. In Japan, approximately 350 facilities are scattered throughout the country from Hokkaido to Okinawa.
  The Japan Gateway Public youth hostels are located in the Japanese main sightseeing spot and city and welcomes a world tourist taking a trip to Japan.
Our youth Hostels take great care to operate hostels and
ensure a safe, clean and comfortable stay.Hostels' welcome mats are always out for travelers on their own, too. There will be no more loneliness of traveling alone in Youth Hostel, for you can make friends with your roommates on the instant. Although the bedrooms are separated according to the gender, a private room will be available for a family or a group.
  Please stay and enjoy the trip of meeting with people and interchange.    

Introduction of each YHs