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Discover 10 stylish hotels in Ueno, Tokyo—home to Ueno Park, renowned for cherry blossoms, museums, and Ueno Zoo with its beloved pandas. With excellent train and Shinkansen access, Ueno serves as the perfect base for Tokyo exploration, catering to all types of travelers.

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Stay in Ueno and Explore Tokyo

Located in the heart of Tokyo, Ueno is one of the most popular places to visit in Japan's capital. Ueno Park is a great place to enjoy the cherry blossoms in late March, while Ueno Zoo is renowned for its panda bears.

The Tokyo National Museum and the other art museums in Ueno Park, the exciting Ameyoko Shopping Street, and the quiet local streets in the nearby Yanaka-Nezu area make Ueno a must-visit for those eager to immerse themselves in Japan's rich culture and history.

Moreover, Ueno Station serves as a transportation hub with connections to other areas of Tokyo, as well as to other cities through its Shinkansen lines.

In this article, we will introduce you to 10 excellent hotels in Ueno, which serve as an excellent base for exploring Tokyo. Our selection includes both affordable and luxury options.

10 Stylish Hotels in Ueno

3-Star Hotels
1. Hotel Graphy Nezu
2. Hotel Resol Ueno
3. APA Hotel Ueno Inaricho Ekikita
4. Sakura Cross Hotel Ueno Okachimachi
5. cotoha Hotel Okachimachi
4-Star Hotels
6. MIMARU TOKYO UENO EAST
7. Mitsui Garden Hotel Ueno
8. MIMARU TOKYO UENO OKACHIMACHI
9. MONday Apart Ueno Shinokachimachi
10. NOHGA HOTEL Ueno Tokyo

1. Hotel Graphy Nezu

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Hotel Graphy Nezu, a Western-style hotel, is a 15-minute walk from Ueno Zoo and Tokyo National Museum. Featuring modern interior design, the hotel offers a great social environment.

It provides various room styles to suit individual needs, including dormitories for socializing and private rooms for relaxation. Notably, the hotel features Theater rooms equipped with large projectors so guests can feel like they are in the cinema from their bed!

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Additionally, it offers a 24/7 shared kitchen for guests to prepare their meals. The hotel’s facilities include a comfortable lounge, entertainment options, a small art gallery, and a cafe bar that serves breakfast and transforms into a socializing area at night.

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After breakfast, the cafe offers a delectable selection including slider plates, burgers, fries, and more. In the evening, guests can unwind with beer, whiskey, burgers, and other treats, socializing with fellow travelers and sharing stories over a drink after a day of adventures.

The hotel also provides convenient services such as luggage storage and bike rentals.

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2. Hotel Resol Ueno

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Conveniently situated just a minute's walk from Ueno station, Hotel Resol Ueno offers stylish and spacious rooms with modern art accents throughout.

The dining area of the hotel is adorned with modern art such as large statement gold lamp shades to art pieces coating the walls. Visitors can unwind in this elegant area bathed in natural daylight.

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The hotel offers delicious light breakfast sets consisting of as sandwiches, bread rolls, and warm soup.

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Small pops of color can be spotted through the corridors and inside the spacious hotel rooms, each with its own sitting area and coffee table.

A must for education and history enthusiasts, the hotel is close to multiple popular museums such as the Ueno Royal Museum, The National Museum of Western Art, The National Museum of Nature and Science, and Ueno Park.

Travelers from Haneda Airport can reach the hotel in approximately 50 minutes by taxi. The hotel also provides 24-hour reception and luggage storage for guests' convenience.

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3. APA Hotel Ueno Inaricho Ekikita

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APA Hotel Ueno Inaricho Ekikita offers convenient and easily accessible accommodation, just a 7-minute walk from Ueno Station, featuring a 24/7 reception with English-speaking staff.

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The rooms, while standard, are chic and clean, equipped with a mini-fridge, bath, TV, and basic amenities. Suitable for couples, friends, and solo travelers, guests can choose from budget-friendly single and double rooms. On-site facilities include a laundry room and luggage storage area.

Nearby attractions comprise the Tokyo National Museum, Ueno Park, and the Shitamachi Museum.

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4. Sakura Cross Hotel Ueno Okachimachi

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Sakura Cross Hotel Ueno Okamachi, located in Okachimachi, is just a 16-minute walk from Ueno Station and provides spacious rooms suitable for families.

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The rooms can accommodate 3 to 10 people, some featuring balconies, catering to various types of travelers.

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The hotel's distinctive wooden artistic exterior reflects its stylish and inviting interior, featuring brightly painted rooms with wooden bed frames and surfaces, creating a clean and airy ambiance. Each room is equipped with a TV and kettle and offers a choice of Western-style beds, futons, or a combination of both.

Conveniently situated near three different stations within a 10-minute walk, guests have easy access to various lines and locations in Tokyo, including Akihabara, merely a 6-minute train journey from Naka- Okachimachi Station. Nearby attractions include Ueno Park, Eikenji Temple, Ryukokuji Temple, and Kuramae Shrine.

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5. cotoha Hotel Okachimachi

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A must for fans of traditional Japanese art! cotoha Hotel Okachimachi is a haven for enthusiasts of traditional Japanese art, featuring elegant murals and art throughout.

The hotel's meticulous design showcases bold colors, kimono displays, flower arrangements, and wooden-framed walls, providing guests with an immersive experience in Japanese craftsmanship and art while situated in central Tokyo.

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The hotel boasts an elegant bar serving American and Asian-style breakfast, a 24-hour front desk, spa services, and an onsite coffee house.

Each room features colorful wallpaper adorned with traditional Japanese patterns, complemented by black furniture and woodwork, and includes amenities such as a fridge, shower robes, and slippers.

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Nearby attractions within a 14-minute journey include the Edo Tokyo Museum, while other areas such as Shitamachi Museum, Akihabara Neribei Park, and the Former Iwasaki Residence Garden are also easily accessible. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from Ueno Station and just a 4-minute walk from Naka-Okachimachi Station.

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6. MIMARU TOKYO UENO EAST

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MIMARU, a renowned hotel chain in Japan, offers perfect accommodation for extended stays or family travels. Its apartment-style rooms can host 4 to 12 people, featuring a kitchenette, dining area, bedroom, and bathroom with onsite laundry facilities.

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MIMARU TOKYO UENO EAST offers a chance to book a captivating Pokemon-themed room, complete with murals, playful Pokemon aesthetics, and themed decor, making it a haven for fans.

The hotel is conveniently located, just a 4-minute walk from Ueno Station, with proximity to attractions like the National Museum of Nature and Science, the National Museum of Western Art, Ueno Park, and the Tokyo National Museum.

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7. Mitsui Garden Hotel Ueno

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A panda lover's dream! Embracing Ueno Zoo's beloved pandas, Mitsui Garden Hotel Ueno has dedicated an entire floor to panda-themed rooms and corridors, adorned with delightful panda art.

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From cups and cushions adorned with panda motifs to cute teddy bears greeting you upon arrival to your room, the Panda Floor is the ideal place for families and children, as well as panda fans!

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Just a 2-minute walk from Ueno Station, the hotel is equipped with vending machines and laundry services.

Bosco il Chianti, its Italian restaurant, serves delectable contemporary dishes in a vibrant, deep red ambiance. Guests can enjoy pizza, pasta, steak, and wine. In the morning, a Western-style breakfast is served in the restaurant.

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Regardless of whether it's a panda-themed room or not, each room boasts a bright and colorful design, often featuring a beautiful teal color or white and gold, with many offering stunning views of Tokyo Skytree.

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8. MIMARU TOKYO UENO OKACHIMACHI

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Similar to MIMARU TOKYO UENO EAST, Mimaru Tokyo Ueno Okamachi offers apartment-style accommodation suitable for large groups, with rooms accommodating 6 to 10 people. Each room includes a kitchenette, dining area, bathroom, and bedroom.

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Located close to the Shitamachi Museum, these apartments feature traditional Japanese style and architecture, characterized by shoji paper sliding doors, dark floors, and low-seated beige tables, exuding an authentic ambiance.

Select apartments even boast unique features such as a Japanese-style room with tatami flooring and cushions, or a ninja-themed room adorned with murals and dark decor.

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Situated just 5 minutes from Ueno Station by train and walk, the hotel is also within an 11-minute walk to popular attractions including the Former Iwasaki Residence Garden and Akihabara Neribei Park.

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9. MONday Apart Ueno Shinokachimachi

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Just an 8-minute walk from Ueno station, Monday Apart Ueno Shinokachimachi features small apartment-style rooms accommodating 4 to 7 people, each including a dining area and relaxation space. Apartments are furnished with essential items for long stays, providing cooking utensils, a kitchenette, a washing machine, a shower and bathroom, as well as both Western-style beds and futons.

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The hotel offers a variety of rentable items including hotplates, baby cribs, Uno, Jenga, and karaoke mics for entertainment. Practical and convenient 24-hour check-in is available, and the front desk is equipped with an AI translator to alleviate language barriers. Onsite private parking is available.

Nearby attractions include Ueno Park, the Ueno Royal Museum, the Shitamachi Museum, and the National Museum of Western Art.

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10. NOHGA HOTEL Ueno Tokyo

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Exuding chic, modern charm, Nohga Hotel Ueno Tokyo offers a spacious and classy retreat in the heart of Tokyo.

Bistro Nohga, nestled within the hotel, serves French contemporary dishes and elegant wine for dinner, along with Japanese and Western-style breakfasts. Guests can savor delectable beverages and desserts such as Basque cheesecake and Jersey milk sorbet drip coffee or indulge in red wine at the hotel's cafe terrace.

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The hotel also features a fitness center, a relaxing shared lounge, bicycle rental, and private parking. Its public and private spaces are designed to be spacious, providing a comfortable and elegant ambiance. Larger rooms are equipped with kitchenettes, resembling beautiful and spacious apartments.

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To enhance the guest experience, the hotel hosts events such as Jazz nights and temporary art gallery installations, providing a sophisticated and entertaining stay for visitors.

Nohga Hotel Ueno Tokyo is located near Ueno Park and the popular shopping facilities south of Ueno Station. From here, you can also enjoy a leisurely walk to Kappabashi and Asakusa!

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Enjoy Your Tokyo Stay in Ueno

Ueno is an excellent area for staying in Tokyo due to its proximity to important landmarks in the city and the key transportation hub that is Ueno Station.

Do consider this area when choosing a hotel in Tokyo!

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Assistant editor at MATCHA since 2023, Kate is a photographer who enjoys traveling Japan's hidden gems and adventuring off the beaten path. Living in Japan since 2018, she has traveled across different areas of Japan. From indulging in Aomori’s apple pies and fiery festivals to exploring the quaint charm of Nagasaki’s cat-filled streets she is always searching for new areas full of atmospheric beauty, festivals, and seasonal events to capture on camera.Assistant editor at MATCHA since 2023, Kate is a photographer who enjoys traveling Japan's hidden gems and adventuring off the beaten path.

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