5 Recommended Hotels Around Shinjuku Station's East Exit

5 Recommended Hotels Around Shinjuku Station's East Exit

Shinjuku Station is frequented by many people everyday. In this article we introduce 5 hotels for travelers to stay at near the East exit of this busy station.

Since the JR Shinjuku Station area is frequented by many tourists, there are many places to stay at. Even though we often refer to JR Shinjuku Station as a single place, there are in fact many different areas: the East Exit, the South Exit, the West Exit, the Southeast Exit, the Southern Terrace Exit, and more. Which makes deciding which area to say in all the more difficult.

And that is why we are introducing you to 5 places to stay at near JR Shinjuku Station's East Exit where you can shop and dine out with ease.

1. E-Hotel Higashi-Shinjuku

E-Hotel Higashi-Shinjuku is about 15-minute's walk from JR Shinjuku Station's East Exit. If you don't feel like walking that much, it is also conveniently located right outside the A1 Exit of Higashi-Shinjuku Station on the Toei Oedo Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line.

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This hotel first opened in 2008 and has just finished renovations in August 2015. There is a 24-hour convenience store and coffee shop on the 1st floor, and there are a few fast food places and supermarkets open late at night; the latter would be a plus for people staying here for a extended periods of time.

E-Hotel is also handicap accessible, not only featuring multi-purpose toilets in the lobby, but also with a "barrier free room" that comes with a handicap accessible bath and toilet (only one room equipped as such; request upon reservation). The rooms also come equipped with high-class beds draped in down comforters.

They also offer a luggage storage service, where you can stow your luggage at the hotel for free for as many as three days before check-in. Check-out can be done as late as midnight. They also have a postal service handy for those with a lot of luggage, but costs money.

Check-in is at 3:00pm and check out is at 11:00am. The standard room costs 8,000 yen a night (prices may vary with season).

2. Hotel Sunroute Higashi-Shinjuku

Hotel Sunroute Higashi-Shinjuku is a 20-minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station's East Exit, 10 minutes from JR Shin-okubo Station, and right outside the B2 Exit of Higashi-Shinjuku Station on the Toei Oedo Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line.

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You can feast on a breakfast buffet for 1,030 yen at the Royal Host family restaurant located within the facility. 20-30 buffet items in both Japanese and Western styles are included. Not many places offer so much Japanese food at such a low price, so seize this opportunity while you can.

Women traveling on their own can feel at ease here. There's a women's only floor, where anyone not staying in the hotel is not allowed to enter, and the elevators have a security system. You can also enjoy the essential cosmetics and foot massage machine services that are available on the women's floor.

For elderly persons or those staying with family, the bathroom of the universal room is equipped with an emergency call button (only one room, request upon reservation).

Check-in starts at 2:00pm and check-out time is at 11:00am . Single rooms start at 7,000 yen a night (prices may vary with season).

3. Tokyu Stay Shinjuku

Tokyu Stay Shinjuku is located about eight minute's walk from JR Shinjuku Station's East Exit, or one minute from Shinjuku-Sanchome Station on the Toei Shinjuku Line and Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line.

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If you're planning to buy a lot of souvenirs during your stay, Tokyu Stay would be perfect for you considering its proximity to the shopping district of Shinjuku-Sanchome. There are two Tokyu Stays:Tokyu Stay Shinjuku and Tokyu Stay Nishi-Shinjuku. Make sure you're staying at the right one!

Breakfast is served at the 371BAR on the 1st floor, where you can enjoy not only a Japanese breakfast but also a Western one for 1,500 yen. If you're staying for a extended period of time, there's also a mini kitchen that comes equipped with a microwave and stove as well as washing machines. Travelers wanting to travel a distance away from the hotel can easily rent a bicycle for the day for 1,500 yen with their rent-a-cycle service.

What's more, there's an array of as many as 10 different kinds of gacha gacha capsule toy machines on the 2nd floor, perfect if you are bringing kids with you.

Check-in starts at 3:00pm and check-out at 11:00am. The cheaper single rooms range anywhere from 8,800 yen to 15,600 yen per night (prices may vary with season).

4. Hotel Sunlite Shinjuku

Hotel Sunlite Shinjuku stands a mere 10-minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station's East Exit; a two-minute walk from Shinjuku-Sanchome Station on the Toei Shinjuku Line, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line; or an eight-minute walk from Higashi-Shinjuku Station on the Toei Oedo Line and Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line.

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Breakfast at this hotel is also buffet style, including salad, for 1,100 yen. You can also rent out entire banquet halls and meeting halls for groups.

Each room comes with amenities such as body sponges, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, toothbrush sets, and more. Humidifiers are also available for free rental at the front desk if you're worried about the dryness of the room. You can also find coin laundries, an internet corner, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Sunlite's services allow you to kick back and relax.

All of the above hotels also include amenities, so you can travel light!

Check-in starts at 3:00pm and check-out opens at 11:00am. Single rooms start at a reasonable 5,600 yen per night (prices may vary with season).

5. Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel

The Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel is a four-minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station's East Exit and Seibu Shinjuku Station.

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At 2,000-3,500 yen a night, these rooms are extremely affordable. There are lockers that can hold luggage up to 90cm x 30cm x 50cm. Inside the locker, you'll find amenities like room clothes, a towel, and a toothbrush. If your luggage is too big to fit in the locker, there's a space at the front desk where you can lock it.

A TV, alarm clock, and lights are set up within the capsule. You can watch TV or read a book until bedtime, and the rolling blinds ensure that you don't have to worry about people looking in.

The lounge features two computers, a printer, a copier, comfortable sofas, and a gigantic 100-inch TV screen that you can use to research or enjoy while outside the confines of your capsule. There's only a shower room for the ladies, but men have the luxury of relaxing in a huge bathtub and sauna.

Check-in starts at 4:00pm while check-out starts at 10:00am.

Information

E-Hotel Higashi-Shinjuku

Address: Tokyo-to, Shinjuku-ku, Kabuki-cho 2-3-15
Business hours: Open 24 hours
Closed: N/A
Wi-Fi: Yes (free inside the hotel)
Credit cards accepted: VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, Diners, JCB, Ginren Card
Main languages: Japanese, English
Other languages available: Yes (English)
Nearest station: Higashi-shinjuku Station (Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line)
Access: Immediately outside Higashi-Shinjuku Station's A1 Exit
Price range: 8,000-12,000 yen (price may vary with season)
Phone: +81-3-5287-3588
Official website: E-Hotel Shinjuku

Hotel Sunroute Higashi-Shinjuku

Address: Tokyo-to, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 7-27-9
Business hours: Open 24 hours
Closed: N/A
Wi-Fi: Yes (free inside the hotel)
Credit cards accepted: VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, JCB, UC, DC, NICOS, UFC, Diners
Main languages: Japanese, English
Other languages available: Yes (English)
Access: immediately outside Higashi-shinjuku Station's B2 Exit
Nearest station: Higashi-Shinjuku Station (Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line)
Price range: 7,000-14,000 yen (price may vary with season)
Phone: +81-3-5292-3610
Official website: Hotel Sunroute Higashi-shinjuku

Tokyu Stay

Address: Tokyo-to, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 3-7-1
Business hours: Open 24 hours
Closed: N/A
Wi-Fi: Yes (free inside the hotel)
Credit cards accepted: VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, JCB, UC, Diners, TOP card
Main languages: Japanese, English
Other languages available: Yes (English)
Nearest station: Shinjuku-sanchome Station (Toei Shinjuku Line, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line)
Access: 1 minute walk from Shinjuku-sanchome Station's C3 Exit
Price range: 8,800-15,600 yen (price may vary with season)
Phone: +81-3-3353-0109
Official website: Tokyu Stay Shinjuku

Hotel Sunlite Shinjuku

Address: Tokyo-to, Shinjuku-ku, Shinjuku 5-15-8
Business hours: Open 24 hours
Closed: N/A
Wi-Fi: Yes (free inside the hotel
Credit cards accepted: VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, JCB, UC, Diners, debit cards
Main languages: Japanese, English
Other languages available: Yes, English
Nearest station: Shinjuku-sanchome Station (Toei Shinjuku Line, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line)
Access: 2 minute walk from Shinjuku-sanchome Station's E1 Exit
Price range: 5,600-13,500 yen (price may vary with season)
Phone: +81-3-3356-0391
Official website: Hotel Sunlite Shinjuku

Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel

Address: Tokyo-to, Shinjuku-ku, Kabukicho 1-2-5 Toyo Bldg 3F
Business hours: Open 24 hours
Closed: N/A
Wi-Fi: Yes
Credit cards accepted: VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, JCB, UC, Diners, Saison, UFC, NICOS
Main languages: Japanese, English
Other languages available: Yes, English
Nearest station: Shinjuku Station (JR Lines, Keio Line, Odakyu Line, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Toei Shinjuku Line, Toei Oedo Line)
Access: 4 minute walk from Shinjuku Station's East Exit
Price range: 2,000-3,500 yen
Phone: +81-3-3232-1110
Official website: Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel

Author & Translator

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Translated by Shannon McNaught

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