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I would never say that a backpacker's hostel with shared bathroom and 2 x 3 meter rooms with concrete walls can be considered good but - what a surprise! Kangaroo is very well located in a calm Asakusa neighbourhood of Tokyo and has some advantages...More
Kangaroo hotel was my last resort as I was looking for a hotel with an en suite toilet. Stayed in the 4 bedded room for the first night before shooting off to Osaka the next day. The room would be suitable if you were staying...More
Chanced upon this hotel while researching for a place to stay in expensive Tokyo. We wanted a place which is affordable for budget travellers like us and yet conveniently located to the many subway lines so that we can have a choice to plan our...More
This place is quite lovely; the staff are friendly, rooms spotlessly clean and very comfortable but unfortunately it's near nothing and is quite quiet - I don't think many young people were staying there when I was. It's about 10 minute walk to a JR...More
i like almost everything about this place. well, the rooms are incredibly small. but this place is stylish, yet friendly. clean and very well taken care of. the owner as well as the two girls who work here are very friendly, professional and kind.
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.