Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

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Overview of Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

1.0 star property
Basic Sagamihara hostel with restaurant

10.0/10 Exceptional

3 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
369-2 Midori-Ku Obara, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-0173
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Childcare
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Supervised childcare
  • Stovetop
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Midori Ward
  • Yokota Air Base - 40 min drive

Getting around

  • Aihara Station - 19 min drive
  • Sagamihara Minami-Hashimoto Station - 21 min drive
  • Hachioji Takao Station - 21 min drive

About this property

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel

Hostel in the heart of Midori Ward
Consider a stay at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel and take advantage of a garden, dry cleaning/laundry services, and supervised childcare. Free in-room WiFi and a restaurant are available to all guests.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in the lobby, and luggage storage
  • Barbecue grills
Room features
All guestrooms at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel have amenities such as free WiFi.
Other amenities include:
  • Heating and portable fans
  • Shared bathrooms with hydromassage showers and shampoo
  • Communal kitchens, stovetops, and daily housekeeping


English, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 3 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 15
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 15


  • Children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Supervised childcare


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Supervised childcare


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Portable fan
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


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.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Property Registration Number 神奈川県相模原市指令(生衛)第30-134-003

Also known as

Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel Sagamihara
Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel and nearby?
Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Vanguard Backpackers - Hostel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include カフェレストランshu (4.6 mi), Dream Firm (5 mi), and Dream Farm (5.1 mi).

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing hospitality and cultured experience! Great for hikers, travelers, explorers and adventurous types of people. A 13 minute walk from a bus stop from Sagamiko station.
Daniel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

建物自体は古いですが、気兼ねなくゆっくりできます。 コンビニなどが近くにないので食料は自分で準備しておきましょう。 アルコールを含む飲料、カップ麺などは、当宿舎で販売されています。レトルト食品やパックライスの販売もあればと思います。(もし、あるのもかかわらず見落としてたらごめんなさい。) オーナーが海外体験豊富で興味深い話を聞かせてもらいました。
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Na, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review