If you mention hotels near the New National Stadium, it is otherwise known to tourists as finding places to stay close to the Japan National Stadium. The confusion is understandable. If the stadium you plan to go to is for watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, then the newly-renovated venue is your best landmark to use, when trying to find a place to stay up to a week in Tokyo. The moment you get close to the stadium, you can see how the building team behind this project thought of the spectators walking to and from the accommodations found around the vicinity. A marvel to behold in person, the walkable grounds on your way into the site itself might be the best way to pump up the excitement. So which hotels are best for your family and friends to reserve as early as possible for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? Scroll down to check out the best hotels near the New National Stadium.
Nihon Seinenkan Hotel is also known on Google Maps as Nippon Seinenkan Hotel. Regardless of the confusion in translation from katakana to romanji characters, this hotel is your best bet in finding a place to stay within walking distance from the New National Stadium. Some tourists would still take the option to drive their way before the opening ceremonies begin as it takes only a couple of minutes at least. It is highly recommended if this is your first time in Tokyo and you’d rather hail a cab to the stadium from the front desk. Eating at the hotel’s onsite breakfast restaurant, East Wind Gaien, would be advisable prior to leaving, to have all of the energy needed for a long day.
This is the hotel you better get booked for the Olympic week if you would like the quickest route to the stadium by train. While driving from the hotel to the stadium would take at least nine minutes, the same amount of time would be spent taking the train at the Oedo Line a few steps away from this hotel. Coming in from your home country, it would be highly advisable to avail of the airport shuttle that the hotel provides if it’s your first time to go to Tokyo. This place is a few steps away from the Takashimaya stores if you would like to buy trinkets and Olympic souvenirs before heading home.
The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku is one of the newest hotels to open in this side of Shinjuku. Just in time to accept reservations from Olympic fans, hardcore and casual alike. It has routes towards the stadium that will take you about nine minutes, at least, by car including stops by the toll. Now being within walking distance to the Tochomae Train Station, it will take you at least 18 minutes to get to the stadium including steps from the hotel to the station and steps from the station to the stadium itself. So it helps that the hotel has a restaurant on site to get yourself a full meal in time for the long day ahead.
This hotel takes pride in being “The Heart of the Shinjuku Sub-Center” as most of the activities in Tokyo are found in the Shinjuku compound. Now that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be at the New National Stadium, reservations are expected to flood into this venue. You can get to the stadium from this hotel also by train, but not as fast as going by car. That drive will only take you nine minutes compared to eleven minutes by train. The place earned good reviews online for being clean and having an accommodating staff. Enjoy a fusion breakfast at their onsite restaurant, Trattoria Villazza, before heading to the Olympics and enjoying the festivities.
Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku
Address: Shibuya-ku, Yoyogi 2-3-1
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Trouser press Thermometers for guests provided by property Free WiFi Vending machine (drinks) Physical distancing rules followed Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Physical distancing in dining areas
A hotel that put the ultimate Japanese symbol as its front and center, it is one of the best hotels to book the Olympic week in as early as now. Most of its rooms take pride in its traditional Japanese design, a good way to anticipate the best that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has to offer. While food is expected at the New National Stadium for everyone that needs to grab a bite in the middle of watching the sporting events, eating at the hotel’s onsite restaurant would be a great way to brace yourself for the long day ahead. Umaya Restaurant’s Japanese cuisine has catered to the guests’ cravings for sushi and traditional Japanese food. Then hop into the nearby Oedo Train Station to reach the New National Stadium within 10 minutes.
JR Kyushu Hotel Blossom Shinjuku
Address: Shibuya-ku Yoyogi 2-6-2
CCTV in common areas Process in place to check health of guests Private check-in/check-out Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Internet services First aid kit available Facilities for disabled guests
This hotel is the closest accommodation to the Yotsuya Sanchome Station, the train station that will get you to the New National Stadium in about 12 minutes. The shorter trip will take about 10 minutes by car. Very convenient if you prefer the privacy of a cab ride. A buffet onsite helps the hotel remind their guests to enjoy a hearty breakfast before strolling to the nearest train station, the same buffet that guests can drop by before returning to their rooms. The option to have coffee in the room itself is available to guests, thanks to the water heater and packets of coffee, creamer and sugar found on the table close to the bed.
One of the main hotels sought after in the Shinjuku District, this is the place to go for a short drive to the New National Stadium itself. Having this hotel within a stone’s throw away, almost literally, by the Shinjuku Sanchome Subway Station, the idea of hopping by the train to reach the stadium is a welcome alternative for tourists out to watch the Olympic games live and in person. If you see yourself booking for more than a week at this hotel, you might as well pick the room with the washing machine and the tumble dryer if you have clothes that need no ironing.
Tourists in Tokyo have several reasons to pick this hotel over other hotels on this list - their reliance on trains as a mode of transport for exploring everything that the heart of Japan has to offer. This includes access to the New National Stadium itself since the Kita-Aoyama Sanchome Station is within walking distance from this hotel. The commute lasts at least 12 minutes. For tourists that prefer driving though, the shortest time to get to the stadium by car or taxi would be four minutes.
While this hotel is located in the Tokyo Prefecture compound, previous tourists found this hotel to be a convenient place to book the weekend, for being within walking distance to the Shibuya district via the Akasaka-Mitsuke train station. But to get to the New National Stadium, the closest train station to walk to from the hotel is the Nagatacho Station. The entire commute by train would take less than half an hour compared to a seven-minute drive by car. So you got good options based on this hotel. Getting into the hotel itself is a breeze as they offer an airport shuttle for your convenience.
This is the hotel the guests would often choose to be close to everything they need to be in Tokyo. That includes being close enough to the New National Stadium. It would only take nine minutes by cab to reach the stadium from the hotel. Walking to the nearest train station would also help as the commute takes at least 18 minutes to reach the stadium. Booking the night before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would help you experience dinner at their restaurant on site, the same restaurant that will accommodate you for your full breakfast before spending the chunk of the day at the sporting events.
APA Hotel Shinjuku Gyoemmae
Address: Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 2-2-8
Conveniently located hotels
Having hotels readily accessible by car, taxi or train from the New National Stadium itself shows the level of preparation that Tokyo has set up for tourists and Olympic enthusiasts like you. Finding ways to get to the stadium from the hotel and back makes it easy to have your own itinerary drafted out in case you have stopovers in mind in between trips. The souvenir shops are found a few steps away from most of the hotels mentioned on this list and they will keep you preoccupied while you’re waiting for the next Olympic event. Have fun picking a reservation that suits your schedule best.
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