Disclaimer: I've only stayed in two hotels in Asia all together, so I'm comparing this hotel to hotels I've stayed in in Europe and the US. I arrived the hotel at 1 PM after 14 hours in planes and trains, and was more than ready for a shower and to relax in my room. The staff however insisted that there... More
Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this day, and there are long-standing restaurants with geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.