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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.
The hotel's location is very near the subway station, and is located in a quiet neighborhood. A lot of vendo machines surround the hotel which is very helpful. The staff are friendly and speak very good English. They are also very helpful if you ask...More
First, what time you're coming and going determines the language best-suited for speaking. At night, Japanese is best. During the day, I was able to use English, Mandarin, and Japanese all with success.
The room had Internet & it worked well. There was no lag...More
This hotel was the second of our stay in Tokyo and we were very happy here (previous was Intercontinental due to being on business).
We were delighted with this well priced, quiet and comfortable hotel. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and the desk was...More
We stayed here overnight, somewhat as a precursor of our BNB. This hotel is basic and would be what you need:
3 mins walk from nearest JR
2 mins walk from nearest subway
2 mins from main road with convenience stores and shops...More
It's small, it tight, room is a walkway and a desk. But boy was it cheap. If you a traveler which can speak mandarin, these guys can communicate with you quite well.
- 2 mins walk from train.
- bed is comfortable...More