Translated by Shinji Takaramura
Candeo Hotels Ueno Park: Ideal Lodging For Visiting Ueno, Akihabara, And Asakusa
Written by Koshizuka Misato
This article is about Candeo Hotels Ueno Park, located near the Ueno Park, and an ideal lodging choice for sightseeing in Tokyo.
Ueno boasts many sightseeing spots, such as Ueno Zoo, the National Museum of Western Art, the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo National Museum, and the Ameyoko shopping street. You cannot possibly see them all in one day, so it would be wise to stay somewhere near Ueno.
Candeo Hotels Ueno-Park, which we'll be introducing in this article, just fits the bill.
Candeo Hotels: Great Location, Featuring Multilingual Support
Candeo Hotels Ueno-Park strives to make the guests feel comfortable during their stay. The hotel is located near Ueno Park, where there are many museums. It is also near the JR Uguisudani Station, so that guests can visit not only Ueno, but Akihabara and Asakusa, as well.
Also, JR Ueno and the Tokyo Metro Ueno stations are all in walking distance, enabling guests to visit anywhere in the metropolitan area.
The hotel staff can speak English, Chinese, Korean, and Thai, as more than half the guests are from abroad.
Get in some Energy for the Day at this Buffet-Styled Breakfast
Photograph: Courtesy of Candeo Hotels
The breakfast at Candeo Hotels is voluminous, as sixty types of dishes line the tops of the tables every morning. Eating light, or heavy, is up to the guests. The regular menu consists of Japanese- and Western-style dishes, along with the special dishes that change daily. So even if the guests stay for more than one night, they will have a wide variety to choose from.
Photograph: Courtesy of Candeo Hotels
Breakfast is served from 7:00 to 9:30, at the second floor restaurant. How does trying some healthy side-dishes sound?
Candeo Hotels Ueno-Park offers six types of rooms, according to the number of guests. All the rooms are equipped with world renowned Simmons beds, and also have high-speed internet access, guaranteeing a pleasant stay.
This is a room, featuring a massage chair, is for a single guest. The chair should take care of the weary guest, and send them on their way feeling refreshed.
This is a standard type twin-bed guestroom. There are other variations, such as the double-bed and queen-bed types. Also, there is a "superior" twin-bed guestroom, with a dining area and a dresser. The hotel also offers a "premium" family room, which has a spacious bathroom and a large sofa.
This is called a "smart triple" room, with three beds.
Washing towels, brushes, razors, and cotton buds are placed in front of the reception desk. Guests can take whatever they need.
The laundry room is open around the clock, and costs 200 yen for washing (40 minutes), and 100 yen for drying (30 minutes). The washing machine automatically dispenses detergent, so the guest doesn't have to worry about it. This service is welcomed by the long-term guests.
There is a supermarket on the first floor that is open until 21:00, and some guests buy food, daily necessities, and souvenir candies there. Since the market is inside the hotel building, you can shop all you want, and carry it easily back to your room.
There is an ice machine in the hotel, so the guests can keep their shopping items cool.
Candeo Hotels Ueno-Park offers a great location and service, so it's definitely worth taking a look.
Candeo Hotels Ueno-Park
Address: 1-2-13, Negishi, Taito Ward, Tokyo
Station: JR Uguisudani Station
Access: 3-minute walk from JR Uguisudani Station
Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
From 10,000 yen to 20,000 yen per night.
The charge varies according to the season and the number of guests.
Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 11:00
Credit Cards Accepted: VISA, JCB, Mater, Diners Club, and American Express are accepted.
Official HP: Candeo Hotels Ueno-Park