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【Asakusa】A Local’s Guide to the Top 5 Popular Hotels in Tokyo

Welcome to Asakusa, a captivating district in Tokyo steeped in rich history and culture. As a seasoned tour guide who has called Asakusa home for 10 years, I’m thrilled to present you with the top 5 popular hotels in this enchanting neighborhood.

Each accommodation offers a unique experience, ensuring your stay is both comfortable and memorable. Join me as we embark on a journey through Asakusa’s must-visit spots, blending tradition and modernity for an unforgettable Tokyo adventure!

1.Asakusa View Hotel: A Window to History and Modernity

Located mere steps away from the iconic Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa View Hotel, as the name implies, offers unrivaled views of the district’s historic charm.

If you’re undecided on where to stay, look no further – you should definitely book a room here! Asakusa View Hotel stands out with its popular all-you-can-eat buffet, and the breakfast with a view of the morning sun over Skytree is unforgettable. Among all the hotels in Asakusa, this experience will leave a lasting impression. 😋

At Asakusa View Hotel, wake up to the spiritual allure of Senso-ji Temple, then spend an afternoon exploring the vibrant Nakamise Shopping Street. Don’t miss the Tokyo Skytree, just a short distance away, for the highest sky-view in the city, as well as a mall with excellent souvenir options!

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2.Richmond Hotel Asakusa: Contemporary Comforts in the Heart of Tradition

Richmond Hotel Asakusa‘s modern elegance complements the traditional beauty of the district. After exploring the Senso-ji Temple, indulge in local street food along Nakamise Shopping Street. Richmond Hotel Asakusa’s proximity to Asakusa Station makes it a breeze to venture to other attractions, such as the lively Ueno Park and its renowned museums.

The hotel’s open lobby has a Japanese ambiance with bamboo blinds and traditional tableware decorations. The beds are equipped with Simmons mattresses, ensuring a heavenly rest after a day of exploration.

A night of peaceful and sound sleep is guaranteed👍

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3.K’s House Tokyo Oasis: Budget-Friendly Warmth and Friendship

If you seek a friendly and affordable stay, K’s House Tokyo Oasis is your ideal choice. Tokyo travel tip: Head to Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center for mesmerizing district views from the observation deck. At K’s House Tokyo Oasis, mingle with fellow travelers in the cozy common areas.

Guest reviews often commend the friendly staff at this hotel, so feel free to ask the front desk staff for recommendations! Embrace Asakusa’s historic charm by trying a kimono rental and dressing service at the numerous nearby shops. Immerse yourself in the town’s allure with rental prices starting at around 3000 yen, and you can even opt for cute accessories and hair arrangements. 

Explore Asakusa’s amusement park legacy at Tokyo’s oldest amusement park, Asakusa Hanayashiki. Take a short walk to the serene Sumida River and enjoy a leisurely cruise to experience Asakusa’s riverside charm!

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4.Asakusa Hotel Hatago: Timeless Tranquility in a Modern Setting

Asakusa Hotel Hatago beautifully blends traditional aesthetics with contemporary comforts. Tokyo travel tip: Discover Edo-Tokyo Museum for captivating insights into the city’s past.

Whether you’re on a business trip or a romantic getaway, Asakusa Hotel Hatago allows you to  experience traditional Japanese serenity. The spacious rooms and tatami flooring provide a comfortable and liberating experience, allowing you to walk around barefoot with ease. Futon beds offer a peaceful rest after a long day of sightseeing. 

The breakfast is a highlight not to be missed, featuring the renowned “Pelican” bread, a beloved delicacy in Asakusa. Its delightful softness turns crispy when toasted, making it a must-try for many guests staying here!

Delight in cherry blossom sightings at Sumida Park and venture to Tokyo Solamachi for a shopping spree beneath the Tokyo Skytree.

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5.The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by HULIC: Luxury & Style Amidst History

The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon offers an upscale stay in the heart of history.

If you’re not usually an early riser, consider making an exception when staying at this hotel and head to the breakfast lounge! The reason is simple – you get to savor the award-winning breakfast that has secured the top spot in the ‘Breakfast Contest’ conducted by an online travel agency for three consecutive years in Tokyo.

Treat yourself to freshly squeezed orange juice, homemade orange marmalade made from the peel, and popular bakery Pelican’s renowned bread served with Echire butter. It’s an extraordinary feast worth waking up early for!

The hotel’s chic rooms provide views of the Tokyo skyline or historic Asakusa. Discover the captivating Edo-period architecture at nearby Denboin Garden. Ascend Tokyo Skytree for an unparalleled panoramic cityscape.

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Asakusa, where tradition meets modernity, is a treasure trove of Tokyo’s heritage and charm. As a long-time resident and tour guide, I have witnessed the magic this district holds. The top 5 popular hotels in Asakusa offer a variety of experiences, ensuring a perfect stay for every traveler.

Explore the Senso-ji Temple, stroll through Nakamise Shopping Street, and immerse yourself in the serenity of Sumida Park. From cherry blossoms to contemporary attractions, Asakusa promises an unforgettable Tokyo adventure.

Pack your bags and get ready to discover the captivating beauty of Asakusa!

Konnichiwa! I'm a native Japanese with travel experiences in 30 countries, and I'm here to introduce you to wonderful accommodations in Japan. As a tour guide, I've been guiding visitors to Japan, and I also offer virtual assistant services for booking reservations. Feel free to reach out to me anytime! :)