Love hotels or “rabuho” are the Japanese equivalent of a “no-tell” motel, where couples can spend a couple of hours (or the night) together in privacy. The idea was born during the post-war period, where young couples often still lived with their families and needed somewhere for their special romantic moments together. The Hotel Love was the first of its kind to open in Osaka in 1968, which was followed by thousands of love hotels opening across the country. The hotels normally have hourly as well as nightly rates. Stays are typically anything from two to four hours, or overnight until around 10 am. Scroll below to view some of the best love hotels in and near Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan.
Hotel Times (Adult Only) is a love hotel, conveniently located in the Toshima district of Tokyo 2.5 km (1.5 mi) from Shinjuku Ochiai Daiichi Chiiki Center and 6 km (3.7 mi) from Zenrosai Hall Space Zero. Rooms in the hotel have a flat-screen TV, a free Wi-Fi connection and a private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries. They also have an electric kettle. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk and offers luggage storage space.
Hotel Rafaie is an adults-only love hotel, located a five-minute walk from JR Ikebukuro Station. Sunshine City and Sunshine International Aquarium are both a 17-minute walk from the hotel. The property features a 24-hour front desk. Each room features air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with cable channels with a DVD player. There is a sofa for guests’ comfort and the rooms are soundproofed. Guests also have access to a microwave, a refrigerator and a kettle. The private bathroom features a bathtub and shower with free toiletries. Some rooms offer a spa bath. The hotel has no restaurant but there are a number of restaurants and convenience stores close by.
Hotel Varkin (Adult Only) is located in the Toshima district of Tokyo, a short drive from Belle Salle Shinjuku Grand Hall and Geino Kadensha. Belle Salle Shinjuku Central Park and Zenrosai Hall Space Zero are both 7 km (4.3 mi) from the hotel. The love hotel features a 24-hour front desk and offers room service. All air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a DVD Player and a microwave. They also offer a private bathroom with a bathtub and complimentary toiletries.
HOTEL VARKIN (Adult Only)
Address: 1-1-14 Ikebukuro Toshima-ku
Price: from 176 USD
Internet services Cashless payment available 24-hour front desk Thermometers for guests provided by property Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas CCTV in common areas Smoke alarms Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Hotel Frontier (Adult Only) is a love hotel in Toshima district of Tokyo, 6 km (3.7 mi) from Shinjuku Ochiai Daiichi Chiiki Center and EDO Culture Complex. The two-star hotel features a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage. The property features a hot tub. All rooms are non-smoking and feature free Wi-Fi. There is a mini-market on the property.
Hotel Bianca (Adult Only) is a love hotel in Tokyo, found steps away from the Sunshine 60 Observatory and a short drive from Yasukuni Shrine. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast each morning. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV, kettle and a private bathroom with a bathtub, bidet and free toiletries. The front desk is available 24 hours a day. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Hotel Bianca (Adult Only)
Address: Toshima Minami-Otsuka 1-37-1
Hotel Granhill (Adult Only) is located in the Toshima district of Tokyo, 6 km (3.7 mi) from Shinjuku Ochiai Daiichi Chiiki Center and EDO Culture Complex. The love hotel features a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage. Guest rooms come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV offering satellite channels, a Blu-ray player, and an en suite bathroom with a bathtub, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Each attractive room also features a seating area.
All-Inn (G) (Adult Only) is located in the Toshima district of Tokyo, 5 km (3.1 mi) from EDO Culture Complex and TKP Garden City Premium Akihabara. Shinjuku Ochiai Daiichi Chiiki Center is 6 km (3.7 mi) from the hotel. The love hotel features a 24-hour front desk. Each guest room features a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a microwave, a kettle and a private bathroom with bathtub. Free Wi-Fi is available to guests throughout the property.
ALL-INN (G) (Adult Only)
Address: 2 Chome-43-9 Minamiotsuka, Toshima-ku
Price: from 67 USD
Hotel Pal Adult Only) is conveniently placed, a four-minute walk from JR Otsuka Station on the Yamanote Line and an eight-minute walk from Sunshine City. The love hotel features a 24-hour front desk. Guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels as well as a DVD player. There is a kettle in every room. Private bathrooms feature a bathtub, bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.
Hotel PAL (Adult Only)
Address: Toshima-ku Kita-Otsuka 3-1-1
Hotel Moana Otsuka (Adult Only) is located a short walk from the Sunshine 50 Observatory in Tokyo. The Yasukuni Shrine and Chidorigafuchi are both 5 km (3.1 mi) from the hotel. The love hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. Every room comes with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and bidet. Slippers and free toiletries are provided. Free wireless Internet is available throughout the building.
Hotel Moana Otsuka (Adult Only)
Address: Toshima-ku Kitaotsuka 2-5-3
Price: from 93 USD
Hotel Atlas Shinkabukicho is an adult-only love hotel located in Kabukicho, Shinjuku. The hotel features a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. The love hotel is a four-minute walk from the Higashi Shinjuku Station on the Toei Oedo Line. This hotel is surrounded by the famous Kabukicho district, where guests can enjoy a walk through the beautiful Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, a short walk from the hotel. The property offers luggage storage and free karaoke facilities. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature a microwave, flat-screen TV with DVD and Blu-ray player, a minibar and an electric kettle. Bathrooms feature a bathtub and shower and free toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.
Enjoy a romantic stay in Tokyo
As a romantic couple, make the most of your vacation by staying in an adult-only hotel in one of the best love hotels in and near Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan. With our list above, you have enough options for places to stay in this vibrant part of Tokyo.
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