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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel was just what we wanted and we got everything that we paid for. It is very basic in the sense that you will have to buy your own soap or pay for TV (only things included are the towels really) but that wasn't a problem for us who barely spent time at the hotel anyway. It was very...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I went Tokyo few days ago and stay in this hotel. It's located at Asakusa, where near the subway station :Tawaramachi . You can just walk to sensoji by 10mins, and take the subway to Ueno station only 10mins as well. So from Narita airport won't take u lots of time. Also, if you want to go to the skytree,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I was expecting the rooms to be small but not this small. I booked a double room but this was still the smallest hotel room I've stayed at in all of Asia. The bed took up most of the room, leaving a tiny walkway around the bed. The bathroom sink is tight against the shower, so you will have a...

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Tsu, Japan
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I stay in this hotel because Halal Media Japan website recommends this hotel as a Muslim Friendly Hotel in Asakusa. As the only room left was only the standard small double room when I booked, then I choosed this room and it's disaster if you are staying with your family (I stayed with my mom). The room is very SMALL!...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We were staying at Agora 25-30 Mar, rooms were Clean Comfy, but I realized that somebody turn on my IPad and used it to search some Chinese Web site as we don't read or understand Chinese ( I would like to advise Hotel Mgmt to ensure their chamber maids keep theirs hands off Hotel Guess personal items ) My Room...

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2Thank LindaSunLuv
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I stayed here only for one night in a twin room. The hotel and the room was trendy and clean. The main staffs at the reception were fluent with English and could communicate very well. There were some items that you might need to rent (with some costs) since they were not available in the room; however, I didn't rent...

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2Thank bsuchai
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We found the staff to be very helpful and polite (everyone we encountered spoke English, which is a plus). We booked through Wotif and got a very good price on our room, which they kindly upgraded to a larger one when we checked-in. Due to this having to purchase tebags etc. was not an issue and we thought it was...

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Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Good: Nice, clean, friendly staff Not so good: You have to pay to get body wash, shampoo, conditioner and more; just wanted to save you a surprise Location: Close to Ginza Line (Tawaramachi station), multiple convenience stores nearby. Comments: Super close to the station, like, a minute walk from one of the exits, so 10/10 for the location department. Do...

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Morrow, Georgia
Reviewed 27 February 2015

This place is great. The room is the perfect size for one person (keep in mind that the Japanese build up, not out, like westerners do, so the rooms are small by western standards). The staff are friendly and speak English well. The hotel is a short walk from several convenience stores and a main shopping/resteraunt area, and an even...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Our first time in Tokyo. Great location and friendly staff. Subway right around the corner so easy access to tourist sights. Plenty of dining options only a short walk - western and local. Staff handled all our questions, clean cosy room. Would have liked toast/cereal/perhaps more fruit as part of continental breakfast- options were a bit limited and never changed...

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Ueno, Asakusa
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.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly opened in July 2012, AGORA PLACE ASAKUSA is a stylishly designed limited service hotel in Tokyo.Just 2-minute walk from Tawaramachi Station, 10-minute walk from the Senso-ji Temple. The hotel has modern air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, refrigerator,safe, bathroom with a hairdryer, slippers, nightwear and amenities are available for an extra cost.The friendly staff can provide local information. Computers are available for use in the lobby and iPads can be rented at the front desk.Guests can use the coin laundry, or request dry cleaning. The hotel also has a vending machine for soft drinks and alcohols. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Agora Place Asakusa

Address: 2-2-9 Kotobuki, Taito 111-0042, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $83 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Agora Place Asakusa 3*
Number of rooms: 146
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“Near to Subway station, can see skytree in some hotel rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Charlotteyu, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The higher floors limit street noise. Interior very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lewiss271, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Smokers, go for floor six and ask for a smoking room. Non-smokers just ask for no -smoking”
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“Rooms are small by Western standards”
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