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Area-Based Selection of Tokyo's Popular and Reasonable Hotels
Written by Mayu
As a major city, Tokyo has plenty of accommodation facilities to choose from, with the most popular areas being Shinjuku, Shibuya, Roppongi, Asakusa and Ueno. This article introduces reasonable places to stay in these popular areas.
Where to Stay in Tokyo?
Tokyo offers various types of hotels, such as luxury hotels, business hotels, reasonable guesthouses, as well as capsule hotels.
Out of those options you are sure to find the perfect place to stay, based on your budget and purpose of stay in Japan. In this article we will introduce our recommended hotels found in the Shinjuku, Shibuya, Roppongi, Asakusa and Ueno areas.
A huge station, JR Shinjuku Station has seven exits in total: South Gate, New South Gate and South East Gate located above ground, East Gate, Central East Gate, West Gate and Central West Gate located underground.
As you need to choose which exit you should get out from according to where you are heading to, please check this article in order to find the right exit for you.
Hotels Near Shinjuku Station West Exit
Shinjuku station’s west exit is a place with many high buildings and luxury hotels reaching to the sky, which will definitely let you experience the modern side of Tokyo. The Washinton Hotel and Kadoya Hotel have been welcoming travelers for a many years in this part of the city. All of the basic amenities you need for your stay are provided.
If you wish to stay at a luxury hotel, how about Hilton Tokyo? Hilton Tokyo offers a dessert buffet service which is really popular among sweets fans.
Hotels Near Shinjuku Station South Exit
The Shinjuku station south exit is an area filled with shopping malls such as LUMINE, MYLORD and Flags. If you like shopping, why not stay near the south exit?
Anshin Oyado, which is a luxurious capsule hotel equipped with a large public bath, is another great option in the area.
Roppongi is a really attractive area as it offers not only shopping malls such as Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown but also works of art such as the National Art Center Tokyo, the Suntory Museum of Art and the Mori Art Museum.
Why not have a meal at one of the many famous restaurants in Roppongi where you can get to see stunning night view instead of ordering dinner in your hotel?
Shibuya, where not only international but also domestic travelers always visit, gives you many options to choose from.
There is an abundance of accommodations available in Shibuya, from business hotels like the Shibuya Tobu Hotel and Tokyu Stay Shibuya Shin Minami Guchi to designer hotels such as Shibuya Granbell Hotel, all of which are pretty reasonable to stay.
In addition, there is a ladies-only capsule hotel available in Shibuya called Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya. It is the best option for shopping lovers as you can save up for shopping by spending less money on accommodation.
In Asakusa, ryokan, or traditional Japanese inns, as well as hostels and guesthouses whose interiors have been decorated in Japanese style attract international visitors.
One of the most unique hostels offered in Asakusa is Khaosan World Asakusa Ryokan/Hostel. You can choose your room from three types: hostel, ryokan or love hotel.
Even more, Asakusa offers ryokan such as Sukeroku No Yado SADACHIYO which has been running their business for many years.
Ueno, which is pretty close to Tokyo station and the Asakusa area, has a lot of interesting attractions to entertain you such as museums and a zoo.
Since many international travelers visit Ueno, hotels in Ueno hire staff who can speak English and other languages, including Chinese and Korean.
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How to Make a Hotel Reservation
When you want to make a hotel booking, you should go to either to the hotel’s website or to a hotel booking website such as Trivago.com or Booking.com.
Some traditional hotels and ryokan might not accept credit card payments, so please make sure to have cash with you just in case.
By finding the perfect place to stay, you’re sure to get the most out of your trip to Japan. Good luck!