6 Recommended Hotels in Asakusa Within 5-Minutes’ Walking Distance From Station!

23.February.2018 | FEATURES / SPOT

At the heart of Tokyo’s shitamachi is Asakusa, a district that lives and breathes history and tradition with its pronounced Edo spirit. It’s also a popular sightseeing location for tourists. Every year, 30 million people roll up to see the symbolic sights of Tokyo’s ancient district, including the Sensō-ji temple and Kaminarimon, or “Thunder Gate.”

 

In this article, we’re going to recommend 5 hotels within 5-minutes’ walking distance from Asakusa Station. Be sure to find the perfect and most convenient hotel for you.

 

 

THE GATE HOTEL Kaminarimon by HULIC

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This hotel is just 2-minutes on foot from Asakusa Station’s exit. Its stylish design is truly eye-catching. You can see Tokyo Skytree – the tallest tower in the world – from the glazed front floor lobby on the 13th floor. You can also get a full view of the Asakusa’s neighbourhood from the rooftop terrace, as well as Skytree, while enjoying a meal. We recommend this one for people looking for a good view from their hotel.

 

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THE GATE HOTEL Kaminarimon by HULIC

Address: 2-16-11 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-5826-3877

Website: https://www.gate-hotel.jp/english/

 

 

Richmond Hotel Asakusa

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This is business hotel is located about 3-minutes on foot from Asakusa Station’s A1 exit. The hotel won first place in SPRING’s 2015 business hotel category. The entire building is fitted with Wi-Fi and there are ethernet ports and printers that can be used for free, and every room has electrical outlets. The front desk operates 24-hours a day and there is also baggage storage, as well as microwave ovens on the 6th floor that can be used for free. This one’s recommended for people seeking out a hotel with lots of amenities.

 

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Richmond Hotel Asakusa

Address: 2-7-10 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-5806-0255

Website: https://richmondhotel.jp/asakusa/

 

 

Asakusa View Hotel

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The Tsukuba Express Line and Asakusa Station are directly connected to this sleek, high-rise hotel which stands 28 stories high and has 3 basement floors. Choose from a wide range of different rooms including traditional Japanese rooms, rooms with a fantastic view, rooms with luxurious bedding and amenities and more. The 26th floor is home to the Sky Grill Cafe & Bar where you can tuck into a delicious breakfast while overlooking the town. If you’re searching for a top grade hotel in Asakusa then look no further.

 

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Asakusa View Hotel

Address: 3-17-1 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-3847-1111

Website: https://www.viewhotels.co.jp/asakusa/

 

 

Asakusa Hotel Hatago

Feel the charm of traditional Japan at Asakusa Hotel Hatago, situated about 2-minutes by foot from Asakusa Station via the Toei Asakusa Line. All rooms are fitted with traditional tatami flooring, allowing you to relax barefoot in a room that will heal your mind and body. The Japanese style beds are manufactured by Simmons and rooms are equipped with a humidifier and air purifier. The real treat of staying at this hotel is sleeping in a Japanese-style room with traditional bedding. There’s even sliding doors and Japanese-style writing desks, as well as traditional wallpaper, which will give you that Edo feeling. Those looking to stay traditional on their Japanese trip should consider this option.

 

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Asakusa Hotel Hatago

Address: 2-6-8 Komagata, Taito-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-6802-7277

Website: http://www.asakusahotel.org

 

 

 Hotel Kaminarimon

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Hotel Kaminarimon is a long-standing 4 story hotel just 1-minute from Asakusa Station via the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. The hotel is right beside Asakusa’s famous sightseeing spot Kaminarimon – the “Thunder Gate”. From the hotel, you can also see the lights of Nakamise-dori’s shops. There’s plenty of English guidance provided by the hotel, making it a popular destination for foreigners. The rooms are a little small, but they have a real at-home vibe, and you can feel the owner’s care that has gone into the hotel. We recommend Hotel Kaminarimon for people that want to be close by the sightseeing spots.

 

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 Hotel Kaminarimon

Address: 1-18-2 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-3844-1873

Website: http://www.kaminarimon.co.jp

 

 

Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory

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This cheap hostel is aimed at backpackers, offering a stylish space and based around the concept of being Japan’s most affordable and comfortable hostel. You’ll find it just 5-minutes on foot from Asakusa Station. They have a diverse selection of rooms including rooms perfect for families of 3-4 people, female dormitories with bunk beds, and shared male and female dormitories with bunk beds. It’s cheap to stay there and it’s super clean. You don’t need to worry about your wallet drying up here.

 

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Khaosan Tokyo Laboratory

Address: 2-1-4 Nishiasakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-6479-1041

Website: http://laboratory.khaosan-tokyo.com/ja-jp/

 

 

Was this list helpful? Be sure to pick out the best option for you so you can conveniently spend a nice relaxing time in Asakusa after a day out.

 

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  • 【Tokyo Stroll】Asakusa Sightseeing: Eating and Walking Down Nakamise Shopping Street & Rickshaw Riding at Kaminarimon

    29.November.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

    Today’s Tokyo stroll destination is Asakusa. Asakusa is a popular tourist spot for people coming to Japan and is always packed.

     

    However, today’s weather forecast predicted rain! So Yuna and Ellie’s first stop on their Tokyo stroll was to buy umbrellas from Shinagawa.

     

    Buying an umbrella at AEON in Shinagawa Seaside

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    Shinagawa Station is linked to the shinkansen and numerous airports, so you will find many people from inside and outside Japan waiting there. A convenient place to visit when in Shinagawa if you want something is the Shingawa Seaside branch of AEON.

     

    The shopping complex can be reached in 10 minutes by bus or taxi. If you use Shinagawa Seaside Station it’s just a 5 minute walk.

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    When looking for somewhere that sells umbrellas to make being in the rain a bit more fun, Yuna and Ellie discovered “fururi,” a place that sells vinyl umbrellas with colourful designs that you can change – simply screw off the top of the umbrella frame, remove the vinyl sheet and replace it with whichever one you like.

     

    There are 48 designs to enjoy with a 60cm umbrella.

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    Yuna chose a cute design that has blue and yellow water drops. Ellie went for a pink design. A colourful umbrella means turning that rain induced frown upside down. Asakusa is the place to go if you want something fight off the rain!

     

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    AEON – Shinagawa Seaside Branch

    Address: 4-12-5 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo

    Open: 8am-12am

    TEL: 03−5715−8300

    Website: https://www.welcome-aeon.com/

     

    Eat and walk down Nakamise Shopping Street♪

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    As you come to the Kaminarimon Gate you must first press your hands together and bow before heading through to Nakamise Shopping Street. The street is lined with lots of shops selling all kinds of goodies from toys to food to souvenirs.

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    The first item Yuna and Ellie came across were little randoresu keyrings. This is most definitely the kind of souvenir you can only get in Japan. Ever since popular Hollywood actresses put out photos of themselves donning these backpacks, they have become popular overseas for their colourfulness and durability. There are even people who wear them as a fashion item.

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    The next treasure they found were the ‘daigaku imo’! Daigaku imo are candied sweet potatoes. The outside is crunchy and the outside is soft. They are deliciously sweet. You absolutely must try them if you come across them in Japan.

     

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    Oimoyasan Asakusa

    Address: 1-36-6 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo

    Open: 09:00-20:00

    Open all year around.

    TEL: 03-3843-3886

    Website: http://www.oimoyasan.com/

     

    Approaching Sensō-ji

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    When you come out of Nakamise Shopping Street you will find yourself at Sensō-ji, Asakusa’s ancient Buddhist temple.

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    The first step to take when going to shrines and temples in Japan is washing your hands, which is called “temizuya.” Hold the ladle with your right hand and wash your left hand and vice versa. Take the ladle with your right hand and scoop some water. Pour the water into your left hand and rinse your mouth with it. Make sure to never bring the ladle to your mouth. Spit the water next to the fountain, never directly back into it. (Bonus: Check out our step-by-step guide to praying etiquette and shrines and temples in Japan.)

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    Subsequently, approach the main temple building. After praying, toss in a monetary offering. Then put your hands together and bow once. Since there is no shrine here you do not need to clap. Finally, perform a light bow to complete the prayer.

     

    I wonder what those two were praying for. They look unusually serious.

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    There are lots of great places to take photos around Sensō-ji so be sure to have a good look around.

     

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    Sensō-ji

    Address: 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo

    Open: 6:00-17:00 (April-September) / 6:30-17:00 (October-March)

    Open all year round.

    TEL: 03−3842−0181

    Homepage: http://www.senso-ji.jp/

     

    Tour Asakusa on a rickshaw

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    After their temple walk, Yuna and Ellie boarded a rickshaw to scope the Asakusa townscape. The rickshaws have a tarpaulin rain cover and lap blanket in case of rain so you can still have fun even when the weather is bad.

     

    We recommend taking a photo at Dempoin Street when riding your rickshaw as pictured above! It’s a special kind of place that you can only find in Asakusa so be sure to take a memorable picture.

     

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    Ebisuya – Asakusa Branch

    Boarding: In front of Kaminarimon Gate (主な乗り場:雷門前(背中に「雷」と入った衣装がえびす屋)

    Open: 9:30-Sunset *depending on the season

    TEL: 03-3847-4443

    Website: http://ebisuya.com/branch/kaminarimon/

     

    Did you enjoy Yuna and Ellie’s sightseeing trip to Asakusa? There’s lots of other amazing places to find in Asakusa too! We’ll be sure to post about them here on MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON so stay tuned.

     

    Models: Yuna Yabe, Ellie

    Photo: Kayo Sekiguchi

    Writer: Sayuri Mizuno (ASOBISYSTEM)

    Translator: Joshua Kitosi-Isanga

     

    Introducing: Randoseru

    We’d like to introduce to you the randoseru bags used in today’s article which both Yuna and Ellie modelled for in a Narita tourism article. As mentioned above, the Japanese randoseru, firm backpacks made from leather or leather-like material, are recognised as a fashion item overseas. The randoseru used in today’s article were are the 24 colour randoseru and 3STYLE randoseru from AEON.

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    Yuna: 24 Colour Randoseru (Burgundy) – ¥35,000 (tax excl.)

    Ellie: 3STYLE Randoseru (Caramel) – ¥48,000 (tax excl.)

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    The 3STYLE randoseru can be used as a shoulder bag or handbag. If you’re interested in either of their randoseru, then be sure to pop into your nearest AEON store.

     

    AEON.com: https://www.welcome-aeon.com/

  • Six recommended souvenir stores in Asakusa!

    31.October.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

    Asakusa is known as one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Japan and it is popular among both Japanese people and foreigners.

    In this article, I will introduce to you MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON’s recommended souvenir shops in Asakusa.

     

    “Curry Land” is a dreamy theme park for those of who love curry. 

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     The curry vending machine installed in front of the store will welcome you when you visit the store.

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    If you are not sure of which curry to choose, ask the owner of the store Mr. Inomata or his wife. They have tested all the products sold in the store so you can get a precise explanation about each curry’s ingredients and taste.

     

    Detailed information:http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/54706

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    Curry Land

    Address: 101, Ito building, 2-24-7, Nishiasakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 11:00 to 19:00

    Holiday: Tuesday

    URL: https://curryland.theshop.jp

     

     

     

    One of the most famous chopstick stores in Nakamise Street “Morita”

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    One of the most famous chopstick stores in Nakamise Street “Morita” sells many kinds of original chopsticks from reasonable chopsticks to high-quality chopsticks.

    Chopsticks are a tool which represents the culture of Japan. They also sell chopstick rests and they are suitable to be purchased as a souvenir since they are small!

    Detailed information:http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/37215

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    Asakusano Ohashiyasan Morita

    Address: 1-30-1, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 10:00 to 18:00

    Holiday: no holiday

     

     

     

    “Kamaasa Shoten” where cooking tools such as pots, knifes and frypans are sold

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    The knifes sold in this store are created by artisans and they are so beautiful that it will make you sigh.

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    They hold a workshop of teach how to sharpen knifes irregularly and this means that they are running their business with a sincere effort.

    Detailed information:http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/41748

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    Kamaasa Shoten (cooking tool floor)

    Address: 2-24-1, Matsugaya, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Kamaasa Shoten (knife floor)

    Address: 2-23-9, Matsugaya, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 10:00 to 17:30

    Holiday: no holiday (except year’s end and New Year’s Day)

    URL:http://www.kama-asa.co.jp/

     

     

     

    “Fujiya,” a store which sells dyed traditional facecloths

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    The store is a facecloth shop which has been running their business for 65 years. The store sells lots of Chusenzome (traditional dying method) facecloths that are suitable to be framed up on the wall, not just using them as a handkerchief or towel. You can also use them as a “furoshiki” (Japanese wrapping cloth) or a bandanna.

    The facecloths sold in this store are all handmade. Why don’t you find your favorite item when you visit Asakusa?

    Detailed information:http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/37215

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    Somee Tenugui no Fujiya

    Address: 2-215, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 10:00 to 18:00

    Holiday: Thursday

     

     

     

     “Tengoku,” a café that sells cute original goods

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    “Tengoku” is a café that sells famous pancakes and they also sell original goods such as cups and saucers. Why don’t you visit the café and buy their original goods as a souvenir?

     

    Detailed information:http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/31615

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    Coffee Tengoku

    Address: 1-41-9, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

    URL:https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13025425/

     

     

     

     

     “Waizumiya” which sells cat-shaped photogenic Japanese crackers

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    It is an established Japanese cracker shop which has three shops in Asakusa.

    You can find many kinds of Japanese crackers inside the store.

    The most popular cat-shaped Japanese cracker is created based on the cat they own called “Norichan.”

     

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    Waizumiya main store

    Address: 〒111-0035, 1-14, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Business hours: 10:30 to 19:30

    Holiday: Thursday

    TEL:03-3841-5501

     

     

     

    How was our recommendation of souvenir stores? Please refer to this article if you are not sure of which store to visit in Asakusa.

    Have a nice trip!

     

  • The Curry Theme Park “Curry Land” in Asakusa—Stocked With Pouch-Curries from All Around Japan

    04.August.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD

    “I wanna eat curry for breakfast, lunch and dinner all year round!” If you’re a curry lover, and a curry lover to that extent, then do I have the perfect article for you. With just my purse, camera and undying love for curry in hand, I, Rinko Murata, am on a mission to find the best curry houses in the city that are approved by both myself and others.

    This time, I visited “Curry Land” in Asakusa, a place that specialises in local curry-in-a-pouch! I was guided to the dazzling world of curry by its fascinating owner, where every possible retort-pouch curry, from all times and all places, were collected together!

    Asakusa’s Kaminarimon—a majestically built gate. I glanced a certain shop out the corner of my eye when I was looking at a group of cute girls in kimono taking a photo in front of the gorgeous gate. I thought when coming here I had entered a quiet residential area, but I suddenly felt something strange in the air around me.

    Oooooh! What could this be!
    There it was, the striking signboard of Curry Land. Below it, at the entrance, was the shop window—that was completely covered in pouch-curries!

    And at the storefront was something I had never seen before… they even had a curry vending machine!

    That’s right! This time, coming to Asakusa, I have found a place truly spectacular!
    For me and other people who cannot contain their love for curry, even the entrance is welcoming at this dream theme park called “Curry Land,” with curry from all around Japan there to greet us.


    ※ The ranking of recommended curry changes every month

    The shelves are packed and lined with pouch-curries and divided by the region that they come from. From Hokkaido all the way to Okinawa, they boast an immense selection of curries from all prefectures around Japan!

     

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  • 【Tokyo Cafe】Visit the café that has an original menu which gives you great impact volume 4 Asakusa “Tengoku”

    13.March.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD

    When I was walking in the town, I heard the conversation that made me a little scared.

    “I’m heading to the “Tengoku(heaven)” first.” The guy who looks like about seventy years old said. He was walking really cheerfully. I was curious about him, and decided to chase after him, then he entered the café called “Tengoku(heaven).

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    The heaven’s door was a small glassed door. There were lovely retro plastic food figures decorated in the entrance. Asakusa which is considered to be the town that has a lot of good places to eat is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo. This little and warm appearance café is an oasis for many tourists who try to take breaks from walking in this town.

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    Inside the “Tengoku,” you can smell something sweet. The feast of this paradise is a special pancake which has a burnt in mark of “Tengoku.” (550yen)

     

    They start mixing the ingredients after getting an order, and cook on copper sheets. It tastes crunchy on the outside, and fluffy inside. When I put butter and maple syrup, the flavor of the milk gets stronger. The owner, Rumi Ueno was particular about this orthodox pancake. The taste of this pancake really made me relieve and reminds me of my mom who made pancake for snack when I was little.

     

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     “Tengoku’s special hotdog” appeared on my table with great impact. The sausage sticking out from the hotdog bun is about 25 centimeters long!

     

    when you bite it, the juice spreads in your mouth with the bun. The crunchy texture’s of sausage really goes with moist bread. There are four toppings that you can choose from. This nostalgic and addictive taste plain hotdog made me want to get another one to take for strolling in this town.

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    You can have good luck if you drink up the coffee which comes with the set menu.

     

    There are two characters saying good fortune in the bottom of coffee cup. If you get disappointed by drawing bad luck on your oracle at Sensouji temple, you will be saved by this good surprise. This very detailed hospitality is exactly like you are in heaven.

     

     

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    If you are in trouble not knowing what to get for souvenir, you should get the original merchandise that you only can get in here!

     

    “I’ve been to heaven five times this month.” “What about you? How many times you’ve been to heaven?” People were talking something like that with Edo dialect. The café where people having this funny conversations is like a “gourmet’s nirvana” which is totally different world from the hustle and bustle sightseeing place.

     

    ■Coffee Tengoku

    Address: 1-41-9 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

    https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1311/A131102/13025425/

     

    Yuriko Ueki(Writer)

     

    ■Related article:【TokyoCafe】Visit the café which has an original menu that will give you great impact volume 3.

     

    ■Related article:【TokyoCafe】Visit the café which has original menu that give you great impact 2

  • Five unique “concept hotels” to make your travels in Japan more exciting.

    22.October.2017 | SPOT

    Choosing a hotel is not easy and everybody wants to stay in a nice hotel. In this article, I will introduce to you some unique “concept hotels” in Japan.

     

     

    SAMURAIS HOSTEL ikebukuro (Tokyo / Ikebukuro)

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    The concept of the hotel is “Samurai/Ninja × Art.” The hotel can be enjoyed as an entertainment facility which offers rooms created under the theme of “wall art” and “castle.” Various events using open spaces, body-armor-wearing/photo-taking experience can be experienced. The fee differs depending on the season but the price range per person is 3,000 yen to 6,000 yen per night. It is a hostel where visitors can enjoy the culture of Japan at a reasonable price.

     

    Detailed information:Enjoy a relaxing stay at the new samurai and ninja-themed hostel which has just opened in Ikebukuro

     

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    SAMURAIS HOSTEL ikebukuro

    Address: 3-52-12, Ikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo

    TEL: 03-5904-8384

    URL: http://www.samurai-s.co.jp/

     

     

    BOOK AND BED TOKYO(Tokyo / Asakusa)

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    This is hostel that has two different sections that is, “a book shop where you can sleep” and “a bar where you can sleep.” Full-fledged café bar menus such as original cocktails and coffees will be offered to guests staying overnight and to daytime guests.

    Also, cool original pajamas can be rented. It is a special space where you can read books and sleep.

     

    Detailed information: A book store where you can stay overnight, “BOOK AND BED TOKYO” will open in Asakusa

     

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    BOOK AND BED TOKYO Asakusa (BOOK AND BED TOKYO ASAKUSA)

    Address: 6F of Pagoda Asakusa, 2-16-9, Kaminarimon, Taitoku, Tokyo

    Access: 5 minutes on foot from Toei Asakusa Line, Asakusa Station

    URL:http://bookandbedtokyo.com/

     

     

    Tune Hakodate Hostel & MusicBal (Hokkaido/Hakodate)

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    A facility that includes a guest house, a share house and a music bar. The music bar has a stage where performers can hold live concerts. Sound engineers, light engineers and DJ booths are installed and they offer craft beers and wines produced in Hokkaido from 500 yen. They also offer organic vegetables and low-sugar menu items. A cheap accommodation which music fans will love.

     

    Detailed information: Vacant building undergoing renovation in Hokkaido’s Hakodate city will reopen as accommodation for travelers

     

     

     

    Hoshino Resort Tomamu (Hokkaido)

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    Hoshino Resort will offer “Kohri no Hotel (Ice hotel)” for a limited time offer (2018,01,13 to 02,28). The size of the Kohri no Hotel (dome-shaped) is 8.5m in diameter and 3.5m in height, with a wall thickness of 15 to 20cm. The beds, chairs and tables installed inside the hotel are all made of ice. They have sleeping bags which can be used in temperatures of up to minus 30 degrees so you don’t have to worry about the coldness. The hotel is very quiet and therefore you can enjoy a unique stay.

     

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     “Kohri no Hotel”

    Time: 2018,01,13 to 02,28

    Venue: Kohri no Hotel inside Ice Village

    Detailed information: http://www.snowtomamu.jp/winter/topics/1701/

    URL:http://www.snowtomamu.jp/

     

     

    Hotel New Otani (Tokyo)

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    A new room with a whole new concept “Shin Edo Single” was opened. In this room, you can experience a superb stay with a cypress bath which heals and warms your body with its fresh smell and soft texture. The Japanese garden which is 400 years, used to be the compounds of Kiyomasa Kato who is known as a general during the Sengoku Era, the compounds of the Ii family and  Fushimi Palace.

     

    Detailed information:“Shin-Edo Single Rooms” to be offered at Hotel New Otani. Let’s experience a traditional Japanese bath

     

    ■Information

    Hotel New Otani “Shin Edo Single” room

    Address: 4-1, Kioicho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo

    Fee: one night/one room – 45,344 yen (including tax and service fee)

    Reservation/contact: TEL 03-3234-5678 (direct TEL number to room reservations)

    URL:http://www.newotani.co.jp/tokyo/stay/room/main/me26/index.html

     

     

    Did you find a hotel you are interested in? If so, why not make travel plans and visit one of these unique hotels.

    Please check the following article, “Manners you must keep to enjoy hotels in Japan.”

     

    Have a nice trip!

     

  • 5 Affordable & Stylish Capsule Hotels and Hostels in Tokyo

    03.October.2017 | SPOT

    We all know that staying in a hotel can be pretty expensive. But if you’re looking to stay somewhere that is stylish and clean with the benefit of being cheap, then look no further. Here are 5 affordable hostels and capsule hotels located in Tokyo.

     

    BOOK AND BED TOKYO (Asakusa)

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    “BOOK AND BED TOKYO” is a hostel designed around the concept of being able to stay in a bookshop. There are 4 branches of BOOK AND BED TOKYO, with the fourth and latest set to open in Asakusa. The hostel comes with an authentic cafe bar menu serving original cocktails, coffee and more from bookshelves to both overnight and daytime guests. From just ¥3,800, you can look forward to the pleasure of books and rest in the very special experience of staying overnight at a book store.

     

    Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/67896

     

    ■Information

    BOOK AND BED TOKYO (Asakusa)

    Address: 6F of Pagoda Asakusa, 2-16-9, Kaminarimon, Taitoku, Tokyo

     

    Hours:

    Check In – 16:00 to 23:00

    Check Out – By 11:00

     

    Access:

    3 minutes by foot from Asakusa Station via the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

    5 minutes by foot from Asakusa Station via the Toei Asakusa Line

    7 minutes by foot from Asakusa Station via the Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station

     

    Homepage: http://bookandbedtokyo.com/

     

     

    IMANO TOKYO HOSTEL

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    IMANO TOKYO HOSTEL is located 10 minutes from Shinjuku station and 3 minutes from Shinjuku-Sanchome Station by foot, right by the Hanazono Shrine. The hostel has both normal rooms and traditional Japanese style rooms. A big highlight of the hostel is the cafe & bar on the first floor. (Cafe – 8:00-17:00 / Bar – 18:00-23:00). Accommodation prices from ¥3,500.

     

    Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/34372

     

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    IMANO TOKYO HOSTEL / CAFE&BAR

    Address: Tokyo, Shinjuku ward, Shinjuku 5-12-2

     

    Hours:

    Check-In – 16:00-23:00

    Check-Out – By 11:00

    Open all year.

     

    Nearest Station: JR Shinjuku Station / Shinjuku Sanchome Station via the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Fukutoshin Line, Toei Shinjuku Line / Higashi Shinjuku Station via the Toei Oedo Line.

    Access:

    9-minute walk from Shinjuku Station East Exit.

    3-minute walk from Shinjuku Sanchome Station Exit E2.
    8-minute walk from Higashi Shinjuku Station Exit A2.

     

    Telephone: 03-5362-7161

    Official Homepage: IMANO TOKYO HOSTEL / CAFE&BAR

     

     

    IMANO TOKYO GINZA HOSTEL

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    “Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel” is also located in Shinjuku. The hostel features a comfortable lounge for guests staying the night where they can enjoy chatting together. It’s a place that recognises and seeks to preserve that “one-in-a-lifetime encounter” while on a trip. As well as a female-only floor, Imano Tokyo Ginza Hostel offers a wide range of different bedding types and room types, from family rooms which the whole family can enjoy together to cost-effective dormitory rooms. Accommodation prices begin at ¥3,400.

     

    Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/59036

     

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    IMANO TOKYO GINZA HOSTEL
    Address: 1-5-10 Shintomi, Chuo, Tokyo

    Access:

    Located 2-minutes’ walk from Exit 2 or 6-minutes’ walk from Exit 6 of Shintomichō Station via the Tokyo Metro Yūrakuchō Line.
    Located 7-minutes’ walk from Exit A1 of Takaracho Station via the Toei Asakusa Line.
    Located 5-minutes’ walk from Exit A3 of Hatchōbori Station via the JR Keiyō Line.
    Located 10-minutes’ walk from Exit A3 of Hatchōbori Station via the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.

     

    Facilities: Café & Bar

     

    Official Website:  https://imano.jp/ginza

     

     

    GLANSIT AKIHABARA

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    “GLANSIT AKIHABARA” is a capsule hotel located just 3 minutes’ walk from Akihabara Station, making it easily accessible, standing at 10 stories high. At every turn of the hotel, from the earthen-coloured bedding area and lounge, is placed materials associated with nature, showing the hotel’s hospitality not just in its functional aspect but its make up too. Beds are fitted with original mattresses provided in joint development with bedding manufacturer Tokyo Nishikawa. Accommodation prices start at ¥3,500.

     

    Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/58782

     

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    GLANSIT AKIHABARA~COMFORT CAPSULE HOTEL~

    Grand Opening: October 17, 2017
    Address: 4-4-6 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0021
    Closed: Never
    TEL: 03-3526-3818
    ※Until the rooms are prepared and the hotel opens, please enquire at the number below.
    03-6858-6090 (available weekdays 10am-5pm)

    Official Website: http://glansit.jp

     

     

    FromScratch TOKYO

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    “FromScratch TOKYO” is an accommodation aimed at foreigners located close by Sumiyoshi Station, a 20 minute train journey from Shinjuku Station via the Toei Shinjuku Line. It includes a shop that rotates services – during the daytime it’s a cafe that serves Japanese tea, while at nighttime it turns into a bar serving Japanese alcohol. Artists are invited to display their latest works and live events are also hosted. FromScratch TOKYO enables guests to immerse themselves in Japanese culture with Japanese tea and alcohol served with with art, music, or on its own.

     

    Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/60179

     

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    FromScratch TOKYO

    Address: 2-4-4 Ogibashi, Kotoku, Tokyo, 135-0011

    Access: Board the Toei Shinjuku Line and alight at Sumiyoshi Station. Located 7-minutes’ walk from Sumiyoshi Station.

    Telephone: 03-6666-3534

    Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/fromscratchtokyo/about/?ref=page_internal

     

    Do any of these hotels and hostels peak your interest? Each one of them serves up their own slice of originality, promising a unique experience to whichever you visit. Pick which one suits your needs most during your travels to Japan!

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