The best budget hotels in Tokyo are the ones that are both located in convenient areas, as well as being affordable. Japan’s capital is busy and crowded, which means you’ll find it boasting of amazing dining options, stores and beautiful landmarks.
Here’s a list of our great budget-friendly accommodations in Tokyo, so you can save your bucks and make the most of your trip splurging on shopping and sightseeing.
Did you know that the capsule hotel was first developed in Japan? A capsule is a pod-like room that fits in a single bed along with a few other basic amenities. There are many pod-style hotels throughout Tokyo, and it is a great way to save money if you’d like to save on your accommodation expenditure.
1. Nine Hours Shinjuku-North
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Adventurous tourists will enjoy their stay at the Nine Hours Shinjuku-North, a new budget capsule hotel in Tokyo. Boasting of clean, comfortable beds and a shared bathroom facility, lounge and workspace, guests can relax for cheap in one of the most popular districts in Tokyo.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in to Nine Hours Shinjuku-North. Prices start from SGD$81!
2. Tokyo Ginza Bay Hotel
Ginza is one of Tokyo’s top shopping districts, with several attractions within walking distance. Consider the Tokyo Ginza Bay Hotel, another capsule hotel option with over 200 available beds. It provides clean, comfortable beds and televisions in some units, including a sliding door for more privacy.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in to Tokyo Ginza Bay Hotel. Prices start from SGD$73!
3. Do-c Ebisu
Do-c Ebisu stands out against the rest because of its unique design and facilities. It has cosy vibes and rustic charms, much like a traditional ryokan, due to its use of wood throughout. You will also get to sweat off your day’s worries in their in-house sauna.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in to Do-c Ebisu. Prices start from SGD$73!
4. Ueno Station Hostel Oriental 1
If you’re travelling solo, then consider a stay at Ueno Station Hostel Oriental 1. Not only wallet-friendly, this hotel also has small lockers available for storage, as well as front desk service and 24-hour security – so you’ll never have to fret about your valuables.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in to Ueno Station Hostel Oriental 1. Prices start from SGD$62!
Staying in a budget hostel is another popular option for affordable stays in Tokyo, particularly for backpackers and solo travellers. Guests will book a bed in a dormitory with shared amenities (i.e lounge, kitchen), making it a great way to mingle and befriend fellow travellers.
5. Bunka Hostel Tokyo
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At Bunka Hostel Tokyo, guests can stay with friends in a private bunk-bed style room or choose to meet other travellers in a large dormitory-style room. This hostel provides some convenient amenities such as an in-house laundromat, bar and common dining space.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in to Bunka Hostel Tokyo. Prices start from SGD$69!
6. Enaka Asakusa Central Hostel (a.k.a Samurai Hostel Asakusa)
Expect high-quality comfort when you stay at Enaka Asakusa Central Hostel. For an affordable rate, you will get plush bedding, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Shared spaces are great areas to enjoy board games and watch television as well as have a hot meal or drink at the hostel’s restaurant.
High-quality comfort at low budget prices is what guests can expect when staying at the Enaka Asakusa Central Hostel. Rooms at the hostel come with compact yet comfortable beds and have amenities like air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. In the hostel’s shared spaces, guests can enjoy board games, television, and a quick meal or drink at the restaurant and bar.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in Enaka Asakusa Central Hostel. Prices start from SGD$37!
7. East57 Asakusabashi Hostel
With as many as 12 bunk beds per room, meeting fellow travellers is easy at East57 Asakusabashi Hostel. Clean, comfortable and the option of privacy with a curtain, make the best out of your trip with new friends and story sharing.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in East57 Asakusabashi Hostel. Prices start from SGD$124 for two bunk beds!
Mixed Budget Hotels, Hostels & Cheap Hotels
Standard private hotel rooms are available throughout Tokyo at every price range. For you budget travellers, you may consider smaller rooms with lesser amenities. For business or leisure travellers, you’d be happy to know that hybrid budget hotels could be the best option so you may choose the level of privacy that meet your needs accordingly. These budget hotels are not only found across the city but in convenient locations with easy access to public transportation.
8. Flexstay Inn Lidabashi
Located in the prime area of Shinjuku, rates at Flexstay Inn Iidabashi is slightly higher than the others. However, the upgraded amenities make the costs worthwhile, as guests will have private bathroom facilities and even a small kitchenette in some rooms.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in Flexstay Inn Iidabashi. Prices start from SGD$135!
9. Oakhostel Sakura
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The Oakhostel Sakura is a newly renovated hotel that has a great central location. Unlike other hostels, Oakhostel offers rooms ranging from single and double to the traditional dormitories. It also comes with basic amenities such as in-room televisions, mirrors and racks for clothing.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in Oakhostel Sakura. Prices start from SGD$54!
10. Grids Tokyo Akihabara Hotel & Hostel
A hotel and hostel rolled into one, Grids Tokyo Akihabara Hotel & Hostel is great for both budget and leisure travellers alike. Cheaper beds are found in the dormitory room options, while the private rooms provide more value and amenities at an additional cost.
Enjoy affordable comfort in Tokyo. Check-in Grids Tokyo Akihabara Hotel & Hostel. Prices start from SGD$159!
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