Shinagawa (品川) is a district in the south of Tokyo (東京) that has the benefit of both a convenient location and a proximity to Tokyo Bay (東京湾). Within easy access of some of Tokyo’s must-visit spots, you’ll never find yourself far from the action but can also enjoy the slightly calmer streets of much of this area.
Deciding on the perfect spot to stay in Tokyo can be difficult but with this selection of 29 of the best hotels in the desirable Shinagawa district, you’re guaranteed to find something for you to perfect your stay in Japan’s incredible and diverse capital city.
The 5-star hotel Strings by InterContinental (ストリングスホテル東京インターコンチネンタル) is found in an undeniably convenient spot, directly connected to Shinagawa Station (品川駅). With this immense station at your doorstep, you’ll have easy access not only to the rest of Tokyo but also the plethora of shops and top quality restaurants.
Benefit from the hotel’s free Wi-Fi and stunning views over Tokyo from the bedroom and the authentic Japanese restaurant found on the 26th floor. Don’t miss out on the hotel’s great deal of discounted drinks after 10 pm.
Just a short walk from Shinagawa Station lies The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo, Autograph Collection (ザ・プリンス さくらタワー東京). Built around a splendid Japanese garden, this luxurious hotel has 14 storeys which all look over the beautiful surrounding greenery, a rare find in such a central location of the country’s capital.
Hotel guests also have free access to the in-house sauna and hot baths, as well as the adjoining gym and spa.
The world-renowned Marriott chain of hotels has several hotels around Japan, including the ideally placed Tokyo Marriott Hotel (東京マリオットホテル) just five minutes from Kita-Shinagawa Station (北品川駅). In line with the consistently immaculate service and design of the Marriott hotels, the Tokyo Marriott Hotel found in the convenient Shinagawa area offers the perfect stay.
Enjoy Tokyo Marriott Hotel’s exquisite dining experiences at one of its restaurants where you can find a delicious buffet breakfast, a choice of western cuisine as well as authentic Japanese dishes.
If you’re arriving into Narita Airport (成田空港), be sure to catch the free shuttle service that will take you all the way to the hotel, which is a blessing after a long flight. Planning on arriving ahead of check-in time? Store your luggage at the hotel for free before going off to explore the exciting streets of Tokyo. The front desk is open 24 hours and offers a free concierge service so no problem if you’re arriving at an unsociable time.
APA is another chain of reliable hotels found all around Japan with several scattered around Tokyo.
Just one minute from Sengakuji Station
Real natural hot springs may be hard to come by in central Tokyo but Shinagawa’s APA Hotel offers the next best thing with an artificial hot spring on the hotel’s top floor. Have a dip at night for a really magical, relaxing experience or first thing to get yourself in the holiday mood.
Toyoko Inn offers convenience and reliability for fair prices. Enjoy the hotel’s comfortable rooms and numerous amenities just a two-minute walk from Shinagawa Station. Dive right into the Japanese experience with the complimentary Japanese breakfast and your room complete with slippers and yukata.
The hotel offers free Wi-Fi for all guests as well as access to handy computers with printers which is great for printing out plane tickets and microwave ovens so you can do a cheap evening in with a convenience store-bought bento (弁当) box.
The Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (グランドプリンスホテル新高輪) offers nothing but class and style thanks to architect Togo Murano (村野藤吾) who came up with the design for the hotel. The guestrooms are spacious and include balconies which offer beautiful views over the hotel’s large Japanese gardens.
The hotel’s rooms are laid out over two floors with different kind of suites to suit your needs, whether you’re looking for female-focused rooms or dog-friendly rooms.
Don’t miss out on the hotel’s drinks and snack service as well as the club lounge.
This award-winning hotel has been praised for its customer satisfaction after it came first in two satisfaction surveys in 2014 soon after opening.
As well as offering free Wi-Fi and a large public bathing area, the hotel is sure to not disappoint with its organic breakfast where you can satisfy your cravings for western food in the form of delicious freshly baked bread and vegetables.
Gotanda is a handy and lively neighbourhood on the circular JR Yamanote line (山手線) which brims with restaurants, bars, karaoke (カラオケ) – you name it. Tokyu Stay is found just a one-minute walk from Gotanda Station (五反田駅) and offers a safe stay with large, comfortable beds.
There are all sorts of amenities in the hotel, including bathroom products, washing facilities and a mini kitchen with microwaves. Add breakfast to your stay for just 500 yen at the adjoining Jonathan family restaurant which offers a variety of Japanese and western dishes and beverages.
The Dai-ichi Hotel Tokyo Seafort (第一ホテル東京シーフォート) is found in a unique position on a small island created by the many rivers that open onto Tokyo Bay. With the closest station Tennozu Isle Station (天王洲アイル駅) on the monorail, you are in easy access of the unmissable Odaiba (お台場), Rainbow Bridge (レインボーブリッジ) and Tokyo Disneyland.
The hotel’s bedrooms and dining area make the most of its fantastic location with views over the bay. You’ll feel in safe hands with the convenience of the hotel’s 24-hour front desk, a luggage storage service and a foreign currency exchange service.
Although classed as a business hotel, that’s not to say that Keikyu EX Inn Shinagawa (京急ＥＸイン品川) is a bad option for tourists. The pristine rooms come not only in simple styles but with more luxurious options for those wishing for more than just convenience.
The hotel is just a three-minute walk from Shinagawa Station and offers a morning buffet as well as vending machines and coin operated washing machines which makes it ideal for those wanting to stay for a while.
The Shinagawa Prince Hotel (品川プリンスホテル) is the place to stay for those looking to keep themselves entertained as much as possible on their stay. The hotel’s 15 eating and drinking establishments promise something to please everyone with the “Top of Shinagawa” restaurant on the 39th floor giving you an unmissable look over the towering buildings of Tokyo.
The hotel which is just two minutes from Shinagawa Station offers numerous entertainment facilities including an outdoor and indoor pool, a cinema complex, an aquarium, a bowling alley and a live house.
Be sure to make yourself to the 17th-floor lounge for the free soft drinks and Wi-Fi.
A stone’s throw from the easily accessible Kita-shinagawa Station is the Flexstay Inn Shinagawa (フレックステイイン品川). The compact bedrooms are fitted out with everything to make for an affordable stay including your own mini kitchen with a microwave oven, fridge and storage under the bed. This is, of course, convenient for those planning on stopping over in Tokyo for an extended amount of time.
Be warned that this hotel is not fitted with an elevator for those that require one. However, your luggage will be carried to your room by staff.
This reasonably priced hotel is just a three-minute walk from the convenient Oimachi Station (大井町駅) which is found on many big train lines. The hotel has a vintage, authentic feel thanks to its old brick building and its Japanese-style communal rooms.
The mix of western and Japanese style rooms give a nice fusion of traditional and modern Japan. Help yourself to the large selection of teas and free toiletries as well as free Wi-Fi.
Another hotel in walking distance of Shinagawa Station is Shinagawa Tobu Hotel (品川東武ホテル). If you’d like to stay a little out of the hustle and bustle of busy Tokyo, this comfortable hotel sits quietly in a nice residential area.
On top of treating yourself to a generous buffet breakfast of both Japanese and western food in the cosy dining area, sit back and watch TV in your room with the added benefit of a foot massage machine.
Another station conveniently found on the JR Yamanote line is Osaki Station (大崎駅) which is in easy walking distance from the New Otani Inn Tokyo (ニューオータニ イン東京). The selling point of this hotel is its top floor rooms which offer fortuitous views of Mt. Fuji (富士山) on a clear day.
Depending on what you look for in a room, be sure to have a good check as the New Otani Inn Tokyo offers things you’d never think to ask such as blackout curtains and smoking rooms. The hotel lounge offers cuisine including the hotel’s pride and joy: its fluffy pancakes.
Set along the banks of a river just behind the sea, Hearton Hotel Higashishinagawa (ハートンホテル東品川) is an ideal spot for those who take comfort from a view over water. Just a one-minute walk from Shinagawa Seaside Station (品川シーサイド駅), this is a tranquil setting that still offers easy access to the action of Tokyo.
Settle down for the night in the unbeatable comfort of Simmons’ beds in a room decked out with many amenities as well as free Wi-Fi, a fridge, LCD TV and tea.
Toyoko Inn, which has several branches around the country, is a popular stay for visitors to Tokyo. The Shinagawa-eki Konan-guchi Tennozu branch offers the extra bonus of a direction train to Haneda Airport (羽田空港) via the exciting Monorail. On top of this, there is a free shuttle bus from Shinagawa Station’s Konan Exit, as well as easy access to Tokyo Disneyland.
Like freebies? You’ll be happy to hear that breakfast is included in your deal at the hotel as well as free access to the hotel’s sauna.
The Daiwa Roynet Hotel Tokyo Osaki (ダイワロイネットホテル東京大崎) is a great spot for those wanting to visit the best sightseeing spots around Tokyo, including Odaiba which is just a stone’s throw away thanks to the handy Rinkai line (りんかい線) that the nearby JR Osaki Station is found on.
Not only does the hotel provide a Wi-Fi connection but also offers free bathroom products and seasonal amenities.
Just one station away from the easily accessible Shinagawa Station is OURS INN HANKYU (アワーズイン阪急). This hotel offers something to suit everyone’s needs with the choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms and a floor just for women.
Don’t want to travel out of your way to try out the ever popular Japanese public baths? This hotel offers a whole range of different baths including indoor, outdoor, a rock bath and sauna, all for just 400 yen.
Another hotel based not far from Shinagawa Seaside Station is the Hotel Sunroute Shinagawa Seaside (ホテルサンルート 品川シーサイド) which will take you easily to many must-visit places including Odaiba, the International Exhibition Hall and the legendary neighbourhoods of Shibuya (渋谷) and Shinjuku (新宿).
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The Tokyo Oimachi branch of Via Inn is found just three minutes from the convenient Oimachi Station, putting it in easy access of Shinagawa Station and several other major districts of Tokyo as well as Haneda Airport.
The hotel’s rooms are simple but clean and comfortable and all with Wi-Fi access. You’ll be put at ease with the English-speaking staff and complimentary breakfast.
This stylish hotel offers spacious rooms that sport a homely feel that combines both western and Japanese elements. Its convenient location will find you not far from the Heiwajima (平和島) natural hot springs, which are hard to come by when staying in such a central location in Tokyo.
The hotel’s buffet breakfast offers delightful dishes to start your day. Make the most of the free shuttle service from Haneda Airport directly to the hotel and pop on the JR line at Omori Station just five minutes from the hotel for easy access to the rest of the city.
Voted a 4-star popular hotel in 2016, Super Hotel Shinagawa Aomono-Yokocho (スーパーホテル品川・青物横丁) is a simple, clean and affordable hotel a five-minute walk from the Keihin (京浜) Electric Railway’s Aomono-Yokocho Station (青物横丁駅).
For those looking for breakfast at the hotel, Super Hotel offers a delicious breakfast menu which includes options such as organic salads. Biased we know, but women will also receive a complimentary organic Aromarosa product for their stay.
Arietta Hotel & Trattoria (アリエッタ ホテル＆トラットリア) has it all: Style, space, location and an unmissable adjoining bakery. Walk just five minutes from Gotanda Station through the vibrant streets of this area and you will find Arietta Hotel with its welcoming rooms fit for many combinations of visitors, whether you’re alone, as a couple, a family or in a group.
The free breakfast includes a selection of delicious goodies from the hotel’s in-house bakery which include homemade bread and patisseries. You can also enjoy the delicious Roman style baked pizza and grilled dishes.
Another hotel in the perfect central location of Gotanda is the Gotanda branch of Hotel Mystays. Just opposite Gotanda Station, staying here means you can be at the world famous Shibuya Scramble Crossing in just seven minutes!
While the rooms provide all the comfort and cleanliness you’ll need, the dining area offers a great space to relax with western and Japanese food or sit and have a drink. An extra benefit to this hotel is its free laundry corner.
The Urvest Hotel Ohmori (アーヴェストホテル大森) is out of the hustle and bustle of central Tokyo but still within easy access of the main sightseeing spots. With a view of the start of Tokyo Bay from the hotel, you can enjoy another side of Tokyo, which is all finished off by visiting the nearby Heiwajima natural hot springs.
Help yourself to the hotel’s free mineral water, DHC cosmetics and free Wi-Fi access.
Of all Shinagawa’s exciting areas, Hotel Princess Garden (ホテルプリンセスガーデン) has one of the best locations. Just four minutes from Meguro Station (目黒), you’re in direct access of Shibuya, Ebisu (恵比寿) and Shinjuku on the JR Yamanote line as well as a short walk from Naka-meguro (中目黒)’s beautiful river which is best appreciated in spring when the cherry blossom is in full bloom.
The hotel offers a stunning tea room with a view over the river, as well as a restaurant, banquet hall and conference room.
A convenient location next to Gotanda Station and a feeling of safety and cleanliness make are what give Keio Presso Inn a good name. The simple but comfortable rooms make for an easy stay as well as the friendly staff at the 24-hour front desk.
The hotel’s complimentary breakfast includes a number of delicious drinks to get you started for the day as well as the unmissable freshly baked bread on offer.
Last but not least is another of Gotanda’s best hotels, Hotel Route Inn. Although a little further from the station (around a 12-minute walk), this hotel offers very reasonable prices and is still a perfect central location in a buzzing area.
No need to worry about what to eat in the morning as the hotel offers a free buffet breakfast offering both Japanese and western dishes. On top of this, you’ll find a perfect place to relax in the public bath on the top floor.
Whether you’re looking for something on a budget or something a bit more up-market; an exciting, lively area or a quiet residential area among locals; a romantic getaway or a family visit, staying in the diverse area of Shinagawa is sure to not disappoint.
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