Tokyo is Japan’s capital, and known for being one of the busiest cities in the world. It has a great mix of both modern and traditional elements. Explore the city’s largest skyscrapers, like Tokyo Skytree, and then the oldest temples, Senso-ji Temple, all in one day.
Nature-lovers will enjoy exploring Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden with over 20,000 trees or Ueno Park. For those wanting to explore something more unique to Tokyo, they can visit Meiji Jingu Shrine or Asakusa, a 10th-century temple that was destroyed during World War II and rebuilt in the 1960s. Families with younger kids could like Yomiuri Land, an amusement park. Those wanting to learn more can explore some of the numerous museums in the city like Samurai Museum, Tokyo National Museum, or Edo-Tokyo Museum.
Here we will go over three hotels that guests can enjoy after a long day of exploring Tokyo. Each accommodation is affordable for all budgets.
Nest Hotel Tokyo Hanzomon
Nest Hotel opened in April 2018 and offers modern old-world decor. In less than a mile, guests can get to Japan’s Imperial Palace, the National Theatre of Japan, and Kioi Art Gallery Edo Ise-Katagami Kimono Museum. There are also some great cafés and restaurants that are just steps outside of Nest Hotel. For those wanting to explore a bit farther away, the hotel is a quick walk to Hanzomon metro station, which can take you to all of Tokyo’s great attractions.
Nest Hotel offers guests free WiFi throughout the property and a 24-hour front desk. The hotel also has daily housekeeping, a shared lounge area, and luggage storage.
Guest rooms can accommodate between one and two adults. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, a TV, and a refrigerator. They also have a private bathroom that includes a hairdryer, slippers, and free toiletries.
Past guests would recommend staying at Nest Hotel. They loved the location which they say was right in front of the metro station and had lots of restaurant options just outside the hotel. They also liked the comfortable and clean rooms and the friendliness of the reception staff.
102-0092 Tokyo-to, Chiyoda ku Hayabusa cho 2-18, Japan.
4.3 out of 5
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Hotel Resol Ueno
Hotel Resol Ueno is a contemporary hotel in the Taito district of Tokoyo. The hotel is within walking distance to a good deal of great shopping at Ecute Ueno Mall or Are Ueno Mall. There are three museums within walking distance: The National Museum of Western Art, the National Museum of Nature and Science, and the Ueno Royal Museum. If you wanted to get to attractions a bit farther, the Ueno train station is just a quick walk from the hotel.
This contemporary hotel offers some great amenities to its guests. Those who stay here can enjoy free WiFi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. There is also a complimentary breakfast that is served each morning.
Guest rooms can accommodate between one and two adults. Each room includes air conditioning, a TV, and a small sitting area. There are private bathrooms in each room with a bath and shower.
Past guests have loved their stay at Hotel Resol. Many really enjoyed the location being close to a lot of great attractions, restaurants, and the metro station. They also liked the comfortable beds and the friendly staff.
110-0005 Tokyo-to, Taito-ku Ueno 7-2-9, Japan.
4.4 out of 5
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Khaosan Tokyo Origami
Khaosan Tokyo Origami is a playfully decorated hotel located in central Asakusa. Both Kaminari-mon Gate and Senso-ji Temple are just a five-minute walk from the hotel. There are also a ton of other places within walking distance which include Asakusa Shirne, Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center, and Dempoin Temple.
The hotel offers a shared lounge, which includes complimentary drinks. There is also a gallery space where the hotel hosts many social hours, cultural events, and craft workshops. The front desk offers luggage storage for those arriving before check-in or staying after check-out.
Guest rooms can sleep between one and eight guests. Single beds can be reserved in the single room or dormitory rooms, and families can reserve either the Standard Family room which sleeps five, or the superior family room which sleeps eight. Many rooms include both a refrigerator and microwave. All rooms share a bathroom with showers and toilets. Children of all ages are welcome at Khaosan Tokyo Origami.
Guests that have stayed at Khaosan Tokyo Origami have rated their stay as superb. They love the location that is surrounded by beautiful temples and shrines. They also believe that the staff was friendly, the rooms were clean and comfortable, and the location was convenient and close to public transportation.
111-0032 Tokyo-to, Taito-ku Asakusa 3-4-12, Japan.
4.5 out of 5
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Please note, we only list hotels that have an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregate all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Any hotel listed here should have a price of $50 or less per night. Hence, you can be certain all hotels listed above offer you a great and affordable stay in Tokyo.
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Top 3 budget hotels in Tokyo
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