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Wake-Up To Old-Time Tokyo: Top 10 Hotels With Views In Asakusa - Updated 2020

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Catherine
Catherine
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Anyone traveling to Tokyo has a visit to the Asakusa district on their agenda. Filled with treasures of ancient Japan, such as the mesmerizing Sensoji Temple and the impressive Tokyo Skytree tower, the tallest structure in the city, Akasuka is a wonder to explore. To see these sights from more than simply ground level, why not book a hotel stay in this historic area. Here’s a list of the top 10 hotels with views in Asakusa, Japan.


1. The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by Hulic (from USD 106)

Located in the hub of this celebrated neighborhood is The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by Hulic. Open since 2012, The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by Hulic is a premiere hotel that has an open-air terrace on the 14th floor, where guests can relax and enjoy jaw-dropping views of the Tokyo Skytree, as well as the Asakusa skyline. A 2-minute walk from the hotel, guests can explore Asakusa’s iconic Kaminarimon Thunder Gate and Sensoji Temple. The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by Hulic is also near Nakamise-dori Street, one of the oldest shopping streets in Japan! Head up to the rooftop for a view of the whole Asakusa area, including the world-famous Tokyo sky tree!

The staff at The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by Hulic are warm and friendly, and the snazzy-looking rooms offer comfortable beds, flat-screen TV with video-on-demand programs, a writing desk, and fridge. In-room massages are provided upon request, but come with an additional charge.


The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by Hulic

Address: Taito-ku, Kaminarimon 2-16-11
Price: from 106 USD

Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Cashless payment available Internet services Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Trouser press Smoke alarms WiFi available in all areas Fire extinguishers

2. Richmond Hotel Premiere Asakusa International (from USD 74)

Richmond Hotel Premiere Asakusa International is a state-of-the-art hotel with the latest innovative gadgetry. Guest rooms even provide a complimentary smartphone! Rooms are spacious and equipped with a top-rated mattress, flat-screen TV, refrigerator, personal locker, and an electric kettle.

In the heart of Asakusa, Richmond Hotel Premiere Asakusa International provides great views from various sections of the hotel. Admire the Tokyo Skytree while feasting on delicious cuisine in the dining room, or drink-in the beauty of the Sensoji Temple while sipping on your favorite cocktail in the lounge area. Richmond Hotel Premiere Asakusa International is within walking distance of many tourist hot spots, like Kaminarimon Thunder Gate, Sensoji Temple, and Nakamise-dori Street.

Make sure to head to the lounge to fully enjoy the view that this hotel has. Enjoy the cool air-con (or the warm air in winter) as you look out over the historic Asakusa neighborhood.


Richmond Hotel Premier Asakusa International

Address: Taito-ku Asakusa 2-6-7
Price: from 74 USD

Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Meeting/banquet facilities Physical distancing in dining areas Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Access to health care professionals Kid-friendly buffet Vending machine (snacks) Internet services

3. Asakusa View Hotel (from USD 110)

One of the top choices in Tokyo, Asakusa View Hotel features inviting guest rooms that are stylishly modern and cozy. Admire breathtaking views of Asakusa’s landmarks with fantastic floor-to-ceiling windows. Depending on which direction you’re facing, get views of the towering Tokyo Skytree or city views with Mount Fuji in the distance!

For an extra charge, guests can unwind in the year-round indoor swimming pool or receive a relaxing massage. To experience a real highlight of Asakusa View Hotel, head to Karakurenai. Guests can dine on the 27th floor of this top-notch restaurant that serves traditional Chinese cuisine, and offers magnificent panoramic views of the city. There’s also Musashi, a floor below, which has a great buffet and city views.


Asakusa View Hotel

Address: Taito-ku Nishiasakusa 3-17-1
Price: from 110 USD

Lift Free WiFi Family rooms Restaurant Dry cleaning Heating Airport shuttle (additional charge) Trouser press

4. Red Planet Asakusa (from USD 70)

Red Planet Asakusa is a truly eye-catching accommodation, from the trendy lobby to the nifty dining room. Guest rooms are quite spacious and comfy. Red Planet Asakusa even provides suitcase space under the beds, for those travelers needing extra stow areas. Select rooms offer great views of the Tokyo Skytree and surrounding area. The rooms’ modern amenities abound with free Wi-Fi, a refrigerator, and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The private bath scores high marks for its rain shower and other conveniences, like a razor, toothbrush, and pajamas.

If you check into a room on the higher floors, you will be treated to a view of the whole area. This will certainly make it tempting to head back early and spend the evening looking out of the window.


Red Planet Tokyo Asakusa

Address: Taito-ku, Asakusa 1-11-6
Price: from 70 USD

Smoke alarms Facilities for disabled guests Thermometers for guests provided by property Lift WiFi available in all areas Security alarm Luggage storage 24-hour front desk

5. Via Inn Asakusa (from USD 50)

With guest rooms providing sights of the Sensoji Temple, Tokyo Skytree, and more, Via Inn Asakusa is a prime place for tourists. The 190-room hotel features several creature comforts, like air-conditioning and heating, a fridge, green tea, and a flat-screen TV. If you have a large party in tow, Via Inn Asakusa has a family room which can accommodate up to four beds.

Via Inn Asakusa offers a delicious breakfast buffet in the cafe-style restaurant near the lobby called Sakura Restaurant. It is also open during lunch hours and serves a delectable array of Western, Chinese, and Japanese dishes


Via Inn Asakusa

Address: Taito-ku, Asakusa 2-33-7
Price: from 50 USD

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays CCTV in common areas Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Vending machine (drinks) Fax/photocopying Air conditioning Trouser press Lift

6. Dormy Inn Express Asakusa (from USD 55)

Close to several train lines, the convenient Dormy Inn Express Asakusa boasts comfortable rooms with a balcony that offers compelling views of the Sumida River and the Tokyo Skytree. The climate-controlled rooms feature free Internet access, a small fridge, complimentary green tea, pajamas, slippers, and delightful Yukata robes, a casual-type of kimono.

Situated on the 10th floor is a refreshing and relaxing indoor/outdoor public bath and sauna, with a TV for entertainment. But be aware, it’s accessible to women during the day and men at night. Every morning, guests can start their day with a delicious breakfast buffet, and Japanese noodles are served nightly free of charge!


Dormy Inn Global Cabin Asakusa

Address: Taito-ku, Hanakawado 1-3-4
Price: from 55 USD

CCTV in common areas Trouser press Open-air bath Public Bath Safety deposit box Adult only Restaurant 24-hour security

7. Hotel Wing International Select Asakusa Komagata (from USD 36)

Located near the bank of the Sumida River, Hotel Wing International Select Asakusa Komagata is a minute walk from the Asakusa Train Station and near the Sensoji Temple and the National Museum of Western Art. With rooftop access, guests of Hotel Wing International Select Asakusa Komagata can enjoy amazing views of the Sumida River, Tokyo Skytree, and much of the pretty cityscape.

For pleasure, a soothing communal bath is available. For convenience, a handy coin-operated laundry facility can also be found on-site.


Hotel Wing International Select Asakusa Komagata

Address: Taito-ku Komagata 2-7-5
Price: from 36 USD

Air conditioning Internet services Vending machine (drinks) Fax/photocopying Daily housekeeping WiFi available in all areas Dry cleaning Trouser press

8. Smile Hotel Asakusa (from USD 28)

Smile Hotel Asakusa offers guest rooms that are compact and cozy, with a tea maker, fridge, and an en suite bathroom. Guests can wake up to a delicious breakfast buffet, and receive a relaxing massage after a long day. Certain rooms provide a great view of the Tokyo Skytree. Guests lacking a room view can simply walk a short distance and explore the fabulous points of interest up close, like Kaminarimon Thunder Gate, Nakamise-dori Street, and Asakusa-dera Temple.

Looking for some added excitement? Smile Hotel Asakusa is located near the Sumida River, so guests can catch a thrilling boat ride from the Asakusa Pier and have a memorable adventure.


Smile Hotel Asakusa

Address: Taito-ku, Asakusa 6-35-8
Price: from 28 USD

24-hour front desk Air conditioning Lift Trouser press On-site parking Safety deposit box Luggage storage WiFi available in all areas

9. APA Hotel Asakusa Kuramae (from USD 51)

Located just a 2-minute walk away from the Kuramae Station and a 10-minute walk away from Asakusa Station, APA Hotel Asakusa Kuramae proves to be a convenient stay that will give you the easy access you need in town. Get ready to be welcomed into a modernized interior setting where you will be pampered by a flat-screen TV and a work desk alongside a fridge to stock local goodies. The hotel is dedicated to serving guests with the best comfort so feel free to request for the massage service too if you’d like. You can also use the laundry and photocopying services in the hotel if you find the need to.


APA Hotel Asakusa Kuramae

Address: Taito-ku, Komagata 2-4-6
Price: from 51 USD

Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Air conditioning Internet services Physical distancing rules followed Cashless payment available Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Non-smoking rooms Restaurant

10. Hotel Keihan Asakusa (from USD 69)

Hotel Keihan Asakusa is located just a 2-minute walk away from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station and is only 700m (0.43 miles) away from the famous Sensoji Temple and Kaminarimon Thunder Gate. Upon checking in, you will find yourself in a modernly designed room that comes with a WiFi connection, a private bathroom, and a flat-screen TV for your entertainment needs. Don’t forget to check out their daily breakfast serving, featuring fresh-baked bread and meals of Western and Japanese variations. Rated for best value stay in Tokyo, Hotel Keihan Asakusa is also an ideal choice for couples or solo travelers who are looking for a simple stay in one of the most happening cities in Tokyo.

Asakusa hotel views: past beauty & present grace

What was once Tokyo’s largest pleasure district where geishas and gangsters roamed, Asakusa is now a busy tourist area offering captivating sights from a bygone era. Slick hotels with cutting-edge technology have replaced the geisha houses, and comfortable and affordable lodging reside in areas of former gangster hideouts. So to experience a very rich and interesting picture of Asakusa, book a hotel with a view of Asakusa and uncover the beauty of this extraordinary city from above and below.

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As a child, Catherine's family took a trip to the World's Fair New Orleans and her mom asked what she wanted to see. She exclaimed, "Everything!" She's been working on that endeavor ever since.

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