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Montpellier, France
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The overal experience was good! For 2000yens per person,the location (nishi-hiroshima) is good if you want to visit Hiroshima and Miyajima with your JR pass and you are really 2 minutes from the station! There is also a big sipermarket and a 100 yens shop next door! The rooms are small, it's a bit tricky to fit your luggage but...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Hi fellow traveller! IMPORTANT!: This guesthouse is not in "downtown" hiroshima but more remotely near the nishi-hiroshima JR train station. Abstract: Cheap, small and remote. If You look only for a bed for the night the guesthouse CARPE is a good option. If youre looking for other travelers to go out into hiroshimas nightlife and have some drinks while playing...

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This hostel is a basic an very small one. The staff is kind, they even e-mailed us a special link with youtube video how to find them. The place is clean, but the rooms are not comfortable. Bunk beds are without courtains so you have no privacy. The upper bed is very high so you have problems sitting normally if...

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Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 16 August 2014

This hostel is really small. For all guests there is only one toilet and shower. We did not get any bed linen. And the location is quite far away from center. Next time we would rather choose a cheap hotel for almost the same price.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Lovely guest house, every one met in the living room each night. Very welcoming, very difficult to find. It is not from hiroshima. Station it's the nisha (sp) hiroshima you want . Then just walk across the railway bridge and you can see it I in a cad park. Walk a bit turn left, peer down corridors and you'll see

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Thank dizzyseagull
Stanford, California
Reviewed 2 September 2013

This is a basic backpacker's house for a great price and located close to a train station. Kayo is a very kind and attentive host and will make sure you get the most out of your time in Hiroshima. She helped run a small haiku poetry party at my request, which was a ton of fun!

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Thank JakeFriedler
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Carpe was a very nice place, small but intimate, we stayed there two nights my friend and I while visiting Hiroshima, Kayo was a lovely lady, and every one else was very pleasant, clean place, and very close to the train station, she also gives you a map and points of attraction. When you leave the train station from the...

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Thank Julie S
London
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I stayed at Guest House Carpe for just one night, but it was a relaxing stay. The owner, Kayo, is always around to keep her guests company and hand out tips on where to visit (and her English is top-notch, too). Accommodation consists of comfortable, air-conditioned bunk beds; the bathroom and shower is like that of a house. While not...

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Thank Elliot B
Beijing
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Very clean, comfortable and friendly guesthouse. The host was super nice, giving us tips and always making sure, that we enjoy our stay, Location is ok, only 3 minutes walk to the train station from where you have direct connection to the most important sights of the city. I would defenitly come back here!

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Ikoma
Reviewed 19 August 2013

I have stayed there for a night only. Do not expect any facilities like hotel but you can expect a cordial stay and Kayo is really eager to help you for anything you want. It is very conveniently located just 2 stops later from Hiroshima station. If you do not need luxury but want to pass a relaxing time in...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guest House Carpe is hostel/backpacker accommodation that is available at an affordable price located within a 1 minute walk from Nishi-Hiroshima Station (2 stations from Hiroshima station on JR Sanyo Line).Easy access to tourism favorites - the A-Dome and Peace Park and Miyajima Island, as well as the local shopping district and night life.Owned and operated by a well-travelled native from Hiroshima who can speak both Japanese and English. Opened from November 2012. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guest House Carpe

Address: 1-5-18 Koinaka_Nishi-Ku, Hiroshima 733-0813, Hiroshima Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chugoku > Hiroshima Prefecture > Hiroshima
Price Range: $20 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Guest House Carpe 1.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“I wouldn't take the higher bunk beds because is right under the A/C and it can be noisy and cold.”
ruiwy1, 20 Jul 2013 | Read review
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