Akihabara, also known as Akiba, is a Tokyo central district that was formerly a local shrine. Over the years, it became the popular hub of all kinds of electronics shops with newly constructed buildings like the Akihabara Crossfield and Yodobashi electronics store. The massive business complex aims to promote electronics trade and technology worldwide. Establishments dedicated to manga and anime make this area the center of otaku culture (diehard fan). Stroll down Chuo Dori Street, the main artery of the district, and you’ll find everything you need from a new laptop, hard to find parts for your gadget, second-hand appliances, cameras, mobile phones, and others. Aside from anime shops, the area is prolific with maid and manga cafes. Why not spend a few days in such an intriguing place? Below is a list of the best hotels in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan, that we highly recommend. Check them out and book them now!
The hotel is conveniently located 200 meters (218 yards) away from Asakusabashi station with cafes, restaurants, and Lawson convenient store nearby. Their rooms are designed in the traditional Japanese way- very clean, orderly, and with minimal furniture. These are furnished with thick cushioned beds with clean linens, a small seating area with floor cushions, a coffee corner, air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. The ensuite bathroom with a combination tub and shower comes with free essentials. The rooms can sleep from two to four guests depending on the number of beds. There are facilities for disabled guests and bike rentals with a fee.
HOTEL MYSTAYS Asakusabashi
Address: Taito-ku Asakusabashi 1-5-5
Price: from 33 USD
Facilities for disabled guests Non-smoking rooms Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Laundry Access to health care professionals Lift
The hotel is located in Taito which is ideal if you plan to visit temples or do city walks or city trips. It’s close to the JR Station, Family Mart (a convenience store) and Kitchen Origins (an all-day food stop). Their well-appointed rooms have modern interiors and they sleep one to two guests with their large Cloud Fit cushioned beds comfortably. The rooms also have a flat-screen TV, desk space for laptops, a tiny lounge, a mini-ref, and a small ensuite bathroom with ample space for a tub with a shower. Some rooms come with free breakfast once you check in. Dine in their lovely on-site restaurant, Very Berry Soup, that serves delicious European and Japanese cuisine.
APA Hotel Asakusabashi-Ekikita
Address: Taito-ku Asakusabashi 3-1-10
Price: from 42 USD
Physical distancing rules followed Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Dry cleaning Cashless payment available Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities First aid kit available Massage Restaurant
The First Cabin is a capsule hotel located in the Chiyoda prefecture. The hotel is ideal for travelers who plan to do a lot of city walks and do not necessarily need a huge hotel room but just enough space to sleep and stretch. The capsules can fit one person at a time with the male and female guests in separate areas. The units are very clean, spacious, soundproof, some with a small desk, TV, and a high ceiling so you won’t feel stuffy or claustrophobic. Common areas like the dining area, spa, and bathrooms are shared with other guests. You will be provided with your own set of pajamas, linens, toiletries, free Wi-Fi, heating, use of laundry facilities, and a locker to keep your belongings.
Remm Akihabara is a hotel in Chiyoda prefecture, a walking distance to the JR train station, temples, and shrines. The air-conditioned rooms are well-decorated with a soft earth-toned palette, thick memory foam beds, flat-screen TV, and desk space. The ensuite bathroom has a basin sink, enclosed rainfall shower, a toilet, and free essentials. There’s a massage seat in every room that’s great for relaxing after a whole day of walking. Guests have free Wi-Fi, laundry services, and access to the on-site restaurant, Portal Café, that serves breakfast and buffets.
Address: Chiyoda-ku Kanda Sakumacho 1-6-5
Price: from 98 USD
Soundproof rooms 24-hour security Laundry Currency exchange Lift Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities WiFi available in all areas
Hotel 3000 in Chiyoda prefecture is the perfect choice if you are traveling with family on a budget. It’s six minutes away from Akihabara station, very near JR station, and a walking distance to Yodobashi-Akiba, Family Mart, coffee shops, and electronic shops. The hotel offers affordable dorm-style air-conditioned rooms, furnished with thick cushioned bunk beds with curtains for privacy, free Wi-Fi, and heating. There are separate dormitories for males and females. The family rooms contain six single beds and they entitle guests to access to laundry facilities. The dining room is a common area where you can cook your food, do your laundry, and socialize with the other guests while having free coffee and tea. Guests are provided free towels and linens as well as lockers to secure their belongings. There are individual cubicles for showers and toilets and shared bathrooms with a sink, toilet, and a half tub with a shower.
Akihabara Hotel 3000
Address: Chiyoda-ku Kandasakumacho 4-8
Price: from 18 USD
Dormy Inn is six minutes to Akihabara station and Kanda Shrine. It’s designed in the traditional Zen style complete with a breathtaking onsen surrounding the premises and lots of indoor spa pools. The smallest rooms can accommodate three people while the biggest room can host six. The rooms are cozy and neat, simply furnished with thick cushioned beds, a floor seating area, free Wi-Fi, and a TV. Common areas shared with other guests include the laundry facilities and dressing room area with lockers. There’s an on-site restaurant that serves delicious Japanese breakfast. Enjoy free noodles, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate, as well as free on-site parking.
Aside from providing you a cozy bed to sleep on, the Capsule Hotel provides a lot of amenities exclusively for male guests. The capsules are equipped with thick cushions to sleep a single person, a flat-screen TV, a tablet with free Wi-Fi, a pair of pajamas, and free towels. Upon checking in, you are provided with your own locker and are required to check in your luggage. You are automatically entitled to 24-hour maid service, free toiletries, free drinks, and use of the massage chairs in the lounge, the hot water spa pool, sauna, and laundry facilities. There’s a small thrift shop where you can buy your essentials and a communal bathroom and dressing area is available. There are small cubicles with a desktop computer so you can have some privacy while browsing the net. Capsule Hotel is close to a 24-hour restaurant, Akihabara station, and Kanda Shrine.
APA Hotel is in Chiyoda-Ku prefecture 2.7km (1.67miles) away from the Japanese Imperial Palace and 4.1km (2.55miles) from the town center, close to shops, and right across Bic Camera and Donki. The rooms are small but cozy and suitable for a solo guest or a couple. The compact space features modern interiors like carpeted flooring, contemporary furniture, wide windows, ample lighting, a thick-cushioned bed that sleeps one to two guests, laptop desk space, and a flat-screen TV. The ensuite bathroom has a half tub with a combination shower, toilet, sink, free toiletries, towels, and pajamas. The hotel has a modest but gorgeous lobby and wide hallways with a fountain and a vending machine on each level. Luxuries like free Wi-Fi, free parking, and a Continental and buffet breakfast are provided.
APA Hotel Akihabaraeki-Denkigaiguchi
Address: Chiyoda-ku Sotokanda 3-11-4
Price: from 40 USD
CCTV outside property Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Internet services Laundry Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines First aid kit available Newspapers Trouser press
The hotel is near Naka-Okachimachi Subway, JR Station, the shops in Akihabara and Okachimachi, and 15 minutes to the Keisei Airport. This brand new hotel with a Zen type motif offers double and twin rooms that are spacious enough for two guests. The rooms are equipped with thick cushioned beds, fresh linens, wide windows, a laptop desk space, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. There is a tiny on-site restaurant that serves excellent breakfast and there are vending machines near the elevators. Free Wi-Fi, free parking, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk service are available.
Glansit is one of the top-rated capsule hotels in Akihabara, five minutes to the nearest town’s attractions and train stations, making it a convenient place to stay for backpackers. It has a luxurious lobby with a relaxing spa-like motif with top-notch sparkling clean facilities. The number of capsules is limited on each floor, so guests can sleep without feeling cramped. Each capsule has space for one person and is provided with fresh linens, a flat-screen TV, outlets for charging your gadgets, a set of pajamas, and fresh toiletries. The special rooms contain two capsules, a small desk, and light goods for two guests. The basement has a communal shower area and a rejuvenating hot tub. The dining area is ideal for lounging, socializing, or simply reading one of the magazines and books on display while you enjoy your coffee, snacks or meals. You are provided with a locker for your belongings and use of laundry facilities and a shared dressing room. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, a daily maid service, heating, and elevator access.
Address: Chiyoda-ku Sotokanda 4-4-6
Price: from 36 USD
This part of Japan offers several interesting places to see that are very trendy and unique. It’s not surprising that the accommodations they offer are equally intriguing. They are not typical hotels or bed space for rent. The numerous capsule hotels and Zen type hotel rooms are enough to make you come back or extend your stay. On your next visit to Tokyo, be sure to book one of these hotels in Akihabara!
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