Tokyo Station is found in the heart of the Japanese capital. Right next to the Marunouchi area, you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the picturesque skyscrapers of Tokyo that hide away chic eating and drinking establishments but within a short walk of the ever beautiful Tokyo Imperial Palace. As one of the most accessible stations in the capital, Tokyo Station is your gateway to all parts of the city whether you want to explore the modern pop culture of Shibuya and Harajuku or the old, traditional areas of Asakusa and Ueno.
Before even leaving the station, you can spend an afternoon browsing the shops and restaurants to be found there! The Gransta Shopping Area has souvenirs, comic books, and unique items. You can also explore Kitchen Street which has some cool cafes and eateries. Once outside the station, you will find the Oazo Building which boasts a great choice of shops.
The Tokyo Station area brimming with historically and culturally significant sights. The Tokyo Imperial Palace area is a must-see, featuring the Imperial Palace itself, Imperial Palace East Gardens, Chidoriga-fuchi Moat, and the serene Kitanomaru Park. This area is also home to controversial but fascinating Yasukuni Shrine and the interesting Yushukan War Memorial Museum.
Also in the nearby area is the vast Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art and the Idemitsu Museum of Arts where visitors can see wonderful art exhibitions and the buzzing Tokyo International Forum which holds music concerts and events. The lovely National Theater of Japan is also nearby, where you can see traditional Kabuki performances and puppet shows.
Now that you’ve found the perfect location, now it’s time to choose your ideal hotel and we have compiled a list of 30 of the best hotels around Tokyo Station that will ensure your stay is unforgettable!
Found inside the same building as the relatively newly renovated Tokyo Station, the Tokyo Station Hotel is one of the most impressive pieces of architecture in the city. The red brick building houses this luxurious hotel that is not only perfectly located with Tokyo Station giving access to popular spots all over the city but also has everything it needs inside.
The hotel’s top quality staff will greet you at the station to your pristine room. The in-house restaurant serves up buffet food as well as items à la carte all made with organic ingredients and something to suit everyone with both Japanese and Western dishes. Also benefit from the hotel’s own indoor hot springs, steam room and sauna.
This luxury hotel offers more than your average hotel experience with the rooms acting more like your own apartment, decked out with a mini kitchen with kitchenware included, a living room space and a large comfortable bed and bathroom. The hotel is just next to Tokyo Station where bilingual staff will welcome you in.
A great stay for everyone from people traveling alone or for business to those in families and couples, you’ll have the space to relax and a convenient location to make your trip to Tokyo unbeatable.
The 5 star Shangri-La Hotel is renowned for its impressive buildings and impeccable service all over the world and the Tokyo branch is no different. Just a couple of minutes walk from both Tokyo Station and Nihonbashi Station, Shangri-La’s rooms overlook the expansive views of Tokyo and its skyscrapers below.
Dining at the Shangri-La is an undeniably sophisticated experience with delicious dishes freshly prepared by top chefs, including sushi, teppanyaki and some Western dishes. Extra luxuries include the complimentary L’Occitane toiletries, BOSE sound systems found in every room and the indoor sauna, hot tubs and fitness center on the spa floor.
With Tokyo Station on one side and Ginza on the other, you are in walking distance of some of the most interesting and sophisticated areas of Tokyo at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. Reputable for its timeless style, the Marriott at Tokyo Station offers clean and spacious rooms, a free fitness center and a trendy cafe area where you can enjoy a buffet breakfast as well as some of the best coffee around.
Your evening meal will be served up by the attentive staff with beautifully prepared dishes to look forward to including succulent meats and delicious waffles overflowing with fruit and cream.
Directly connected to Tokyo Station by an underground passage, the Marunouchi branch of the esteemed Four Seasons Hotel is a great central location with fabulous views over one of the biggest cities in the world. The spacious guest rooms are fit for any size of group and the classy dining areas provide for a peaceful meal overlooking the city.
They don’t mess around at the Four Seasons Hotel and benefit from being based in one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world with their 3D TVs provided in every room as well as a Blu-ray player and surround sound system.
Still relatively new after its opening in December 2015, Tokyo Nihonbashi Bay Hotel is a capsule hotel offering fair prices but with a great convenient location. Unlike a lot of capsule hotels, this is for both men and women with separate floors provided. The stylish interior of the capsules are no claustrophobic experience thanks to the wide beds along with your own TV set and headphones.
Just a three-minute walk from Tokyo Station, Super Hotel Lohas is a non-smoking hotel whose main draw is its spacious public baths for that authentic Japanese bathing experience. The luxury doesn’t stop there with the option to enjoy a massage in your own room to unwind before heading out into the lively Tokyo streets. With Ginza in walking distance and Haneda Airport just a 30-minute limousine bus journey away, this is a perfect location to set yourself up to explore.
Right on the doorstep of Tokyo Station is the Business Hotel Heimat. Free Wi-Fi throughout the building, this hotel is a comfortable and safe stay whether you’re traveling alone or in a group. Grab a snack at the cafe on the first floor or sample some authentic Japanese cuisine at the on-site restaurant.
If there is one thing the Pearl Hotel Yaesu has perfected, it’s timeless style. The calming spacious rooms combine elements of Japanese and Western design and come in several combinations to suit everybody’s needs. With the Nihonbashi Subway Station on its doorstep and Tokyo Station just a five-minute walk, it is a convenient location.
The in-house restaurant serves up delicious French cuisine with everything from cheese fondue and tender meats to crispy bread and fresh vegetables. Don’t miss out on the hotel’s free newspapers, free luggage storage, photocopying and, of course, the handy Japanese vending machines.
Looking for sophistication on your trip to Tokyo? You’ve already got the location with the Marunouchi area right next to Tokyo Station, then Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Marunouchi tops it off with its chic rooms, from the guest rooms to the dining area. This luxury hotel offers fantastic views over the city without even having to get out of bed. The dining area is one of the dreamiest places to enjoy breakfast or an evening meal as you look out over the immense capital city while enjoying high-quality cuisine created by top chefs.
Opening its doors less than a year ago in December 2016, Dormy Inn’s fresh, new design is perfected with its comfortable rooms and delicious cuisine. As well as its ideal location, this Dormy Inn branch is set to be popular thanks to its focus on its natural hot springs. A rare find in a central location, you can enjoy the relaxing and healing qualities of the warm baths that make Dormy Inn unique from its surrounding hotels.
With great access to Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Dome and the impressive architecture of Tokyo Station just three minutes away, this chain has produced a beautiful space at its Hatchobori-eki Minami branch. The bright dining area has a homely feel that is the perfect place to enjoy its all-you-can-eat breakfast where you can find a healthy choice of both Japanese and Western dishes.
Welcomed by a grand staircase, the Marunouchi Hotel sets you up from the start for a hotel experience like no other. With both Japanese and Western rooms available, you can have the best of both worlds at Marunouchi. The hotel’s three in-house restaurants and cafe bar offer everything from beautiful views over gardens, an outdoor terrace and a romanticly lit dining space finished off with a grand piano.
After its makeover in February 2017, the Otemachi branch of Keio Presso Inn is back with a vengeance and a large choice of new and pristine rooms to choose from. Just five minutes from Kanda Station, you’re in easy walking distance of the lively izakaya restaurant nightlife of Kanda and just a little further to Tokyo Station. Benefit from the free WiFi throughout the hotel as well as the delicious free breakfast offered to all guests.
A stay at Hotel Sardonyx Tokyo promises both space and calm. Although a 15-minute walk from Tokyo Station, there are many sights within easy reach and convenience stores nearby. The hotel is well set up for families offering comfortable sleeping arrangements for babies as well as a good space for those traveling for business. The buffet meals offer an exciting melange of both Western and Japanese dishes.
A popular spot among solo travelers, Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyobashi’s friendly multilingual staff and cosy rooms promise a comfortable stay just a five-minute walk from Tokyo Station. Opened in just September 2016, the huge variety of choice makes the breakfast buffet unmissable and the central location make it a popular place to stay if you’re also looking to explore Ginza, the Tokyo International Forum and Tokyo Disneyland.
The English-speaking staff at Hotel Villa Fontaine will give you a warm welcome into this hotel just a three-minute walk from Hatchobori Station. After a good night’s sleep, you can fill up on the free breakfast which includes a variety of delicious pastries and hot drinks. Nearby convenience stores make it easy to pick up any small things before you head out to explore the local area. A rare but handy service, Hotel Villa Fontaine offers free laptop or computer hire.
Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo is a unique style of hotel offering an eye-pleasing fusion of Western chic with Japanese minimalism. The hotel has received awards by the Michelin guide five times demonstrating its popularity, so be sure to book early. Even the simple single rooms use the most comfortable of mattresses, a popular airwave type among athletes. Savor Japanese cuisine on the top floor while looking out over the Tokyo skyline.
A three-minute walk from Toyo Station is Yaesu Terminal Hotel Tokyo. The concept here is a “relaxing space” with “motifs of nature” and offers free Wifi, an en suite bathroom, TV, and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. There is a laundry service and massage service and multiple rentable items available.
A new addition to the hotels in the Marunouchi area in March 2017, Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo is directly connected to Otemachi Station. This stylish hotel is home to a variety of spacious rooms and even an indoor garden which is perfect for relaxing at after a long day sightseeing. Other benefits include the indoor pool and fitness gym which are free to use. Head underground for the “gourmet alley” where you can enjoy delicious food and a pub.
If you’re staying in Tokyo from August 28th 2017 or later, why not check out Keio Press’s new branch? This brand new accommodation is part of the larger branch Keio Press, and their hotels so far have included breakfast areas, high-speed internet, and a choice of various rooms. Keep an eye on their website for their exciting new hotel close to Tokyo Station!
— Hotel Info (@Jp_Hotel_info) 2017年5月22日
Brand new as of April 2017 is the Toyoko Inn near Tokyo Station. Free facilities include a microwave, internet, tea making facilities, a hairdryer, slippers, and air conditioning. There are also vending machines on site and rentable fax, printing, and massage services available.
Toyoko Inn Tokyo Stayion Yaesu North Exit website *Japanese only
Refresh at Sotetsu Fresa Inn during your stay in Tokyo with cool rooms in the hot Tokyo summer and comfortable spaces to relax in the evening. Enjoy free tea and coffee in the hotel lobby and a breakfast buffet and an evening meal and drinks at the in-house Bistro Katsuki. There are a number of complimentary amenities in the bathrooms as well as nightwear provided.
Urashimakan, which has been operating for over 40 years and resembles a cute little guesthouse, is near Tokyo Station’s south exit and has complimentary toiletries, tea set, a desk lamp, rentable hair dryers and optional services such as a wake-up call alarm and express delivery. There is also a free yukata and slippers provided for your comfort.
First Cabin Kyobashi is an upgraded version of a capsule hotel. The compact rooms offer a spacious and stylish interior with the unique design of a capsule room to give it that modern Japanese feel. You can still make the most of all the benefits of a standard hotel including free toiletries, towels, and slippers as well as shared indoor baths and a chic shared lounge area. Phone chargers and adapters can be borrowed on request.
If you’re looking for something a bit fancier and located a stone’s throw away from Tokyo Station, Aman Tokyo has got you covered! Aman has hotels all around the world and its Tokyo branch features luxury rooms and suites, special spa treatments. The rooms have a dining table, Wifi, TV with a high-quality sound system, a living room with a writing desk, and panoramic city views. Book the Aman Tokyo for something special.
Palace Hotel Tokyo wouldn’t have a hard time defining the meaning of luxury in a Tokyo hotel. Around eight minutes from Tokyo Station, this calming hotel has a number of spacious rooms to choose ranging from good views to incredible views and nice guest rooms to penthouse style rooms. The indoor pool also offers fantastic views over the city with extra access to the hotel’s spa and fitness room. Just like its interior, the hotel’s cuisine offers nothing but style and perf1ection with tasty seafood dishes and other Japanese options to choose from.
KKR Hotel offers lovely views of the Tokyo Imperial Palace and features various kinds of lounges and bars, including French restaurant Fuyo and Japanese restaurant Takehashi. Various kinds of guest rooms, including suites, are also available, featuring facilities such as high-speed internet, breakfast, massage service, on-demand TV and toiletries.
Just two minutes from Hatchobori station, Unizo Inn is an easily accessible location with everything you could need. On top of a large indoor Japanese-style public bath, the hotel offers modest rooms and good customer service whether you’re traveling alone, in a couple or family. The in-house cafe on the ground floor is a comfortable space to relax in the evening with a number of Japanese alcoholic drinks on offer to put to the taste test. The good location also promises easy access to a number of other eateries in the vicinity.
The Center Hotel Tokyo has free luggage storage, a 24-hour front desk, and free toiletries, slippers, and hair dryer available in all the rooms. There is a nice cafe just five minutes away from the hotel and the friendly staff will help you with local sightseeing spots.
Tokyo Station is a great place to stay for its convenience, cleanliness, and a huge choice of great hotels to choose from. With this list, you’ll hopefully be set during your stay in Tokyo.
・The Best 50 Things to Do in Marunouchi to Make You Fall in Love with Tokyo in 2018
・Top 100 Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo’s Oldest Traditional District in 2018!
・100 Things to Do in Ginza, the Most Glamorous and Stylish District in Tokyo, in 2018!