If you’re be planning a trip to Tokyo, then you probably already know how huge and amazing the city is. It is a metropolitan that keeps true to its traditional roots, making it a fantastic city to explore. With so many different districts to visit, you’ll probably realise that the only tricky part about travelling there is having to choose the activities to do and where to stay in Tokyo.
The capital city of Japan was formerly known as Edo until 1869 and has been a culturally significant area for hundreds of years. Tokyo also has the honour of housing the greatest number of Michelin stars in the world, which means you’ll never have to travel far to find a good meal.
From skyscrapers to ancient temples, to art museums, and bustling shopping streets, Tokyo has something for everyone. Hotel Bookings by Changi Recommends will help you find your perfect accommodation, so all you really must do is pack your bag and get ready to explore!
Pro-Tips for choosing a hotel in Tokyo
- Staying near public transit options. This is going to save you a lot of time (and money).
- Consider a fun alternative to a traditional hotel. Tokyo has some unique and quirky hotel choices, including capsule hotels (where you sleep in a capsule pod).
- Consider going traditional and stay at a ryokan, an inn that’s often run by a family, decorated in the traditional Japanese style. This can be an interesting way to fully immerse in more Japanese culture.
- Choose a hotel that includes breakfast. Eating out in Tokyo can be costly, so save some money by staying at a hotel that includes a continental breakfast.
Stay in Tokyo | Shinjuku
Skyscrapers dot the skyline in Shinjuku and comes with great options for food, transport, and entertainment within walking distance. Shinjuku area is best to stay at if you like everything to be accessed conveniently. If you are arriving from Narita Airport, the Narita Express train passed through Shinjuku, A bonus point for staying in the Shinjuku area is that it is a relatively affordable, so if you’re looking to save your bucks money on accommodations, Shinjuku is the place to be.
Nippon Seinenkan Hotel Tokyo
With transit only a few meters away, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, air conditioning and even forex exchange available, this hotel is a popular choice in Shinjuku. It has a high cleanliness rating, excellent reviews, with affordable nightly rates.
Attractions near Nippon Seinenkan Hotel Tokyo:
- Watari Museum of Contemporary Art
- Jingū Baseball Stadium
- Takeshita Street
Prices start from SGD$152, book your stay now!
Tokyo Plaza Hotel
Centrally located, the Tokyo Place Hotel offers a nice respite after a long day of walking and exploring. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi as well as within the hotel. Airport transfers are available upon request but is also located close to public transportation.
Attractions near Tokyo Plaza Hotel:
- Golden Gai
- Hanazono Jinja Shrine
- Pentax Square
Prices start from SGD$90, book your stay now!
Stay in Tokyo | Shibuya
If shopping, nightlife and bright city landscapes if you, then Shibuya is the place for you to stay at. There is no lack of entertainment options in Shibuya, but the area also has many cultural sites to visit. If you’re looking for somewhere that blends traditional and modern, then choose Shibuya for your next Tokyo trip!
Sakura Hotel Hatagaya
This hotel boasts of great reviews as well as an affordable price tag. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi; air conditioning and it is also located nearby public transport. Its in-house restaurant promises hot meals (including great halal options).
Attractions near Sakura Hotel Hatagaya:
- Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
- Yoyogi Park
- Meiji Shrine
Prices start from SGD$69, book your stay now!
Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel
This hotel is a little more upscale and offers amazing views of the Tokyo skyline. Guests will get to enjoy the hotel’s great facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre and even a jazz club. Whether you’re looking for Japanese fare, and prefer a different cuisine, Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel has five in-house restaurants for you to take a pick.
Attractions near Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel:
- Hachi Statue
- Shibuya Crossing
- Shibuya Hikarie
Prices start from SGD$338, book your stay now!
Dormy Inn Premium Shibuya Jingumae Hot Spring
The Dormy Inn Premium Shibuya Jingumae Hot Spring is a popular choice with those travelling for business and leisure. The facilities here include a spa where you can get massages and a sauna, which will help you to revitalise after a long day of travelling.
Attractions near Dormy Inn Premium Shibuya Jingumae Hot Spring:
- Shibuya Cat Street
- Yoyogi National Gymnasium
- Tobacco & Salt Museum
- Ota Memorial Art Museum
Prices start from SGD$146, book your stay now!
Stay in Tokyo | Roppongi
Roppongi is a posh and trendy area in Japan, where you can find great shopping, fine dining and entertainment spots. There you can also find beautiful temples and shrines and the National Art Centre. So, if you’re looking for a party or a slice of culture, consider Roponggi for your next Tokyo visit.
Hotel Asia Center of Japan
This hotel is popular with students and backpackers due to its affordable rates. But the Hotel Asia Centre of Japan also offers guests a daily continental breakfast, with both Western and Japanese fare, making it a great place for value.
Attractions near the Hotel Asia Centre of Japan:
- Nogi-Jinja & General Nogi’s Residence
- Roppongi Hills
Prices start from SGD$72, book your stay now!
remm Roppongi has 400 rooms to choose from, each offering a unique hotel experience. The hotel may be smaller, but it makes up for this with its clean and comfortable rooms, great amenities, including free Wi-Fi, forex exchange, laundry service, and housekeeping.
Attractions near remm Roppongi:
- Suntory Museum
- Tokyo Tower
Prices start from SGD$142, book your stay now!
Grand Hyatt Tokyo
Uniquely designed rooms, restaurants and bars, a spa and more, Grand Hyatt Tokyo is for those looking for a world-class hotel experience. Despite its higher price tag, your experience and comfort will make up for the difference.
Attractions near Grand Hyatt Tokyo:
- Roppongi Hills
- Midtown Complex
- Mori Art Museum
Prices start from SGD$475, book your stay now!
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