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City Hotel Lonestar

2-12-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Location: 1. About 15 minutes walk from Shinjuku station especially when you have luggage in tow. 2. Surrounding have some bars etc. 3. Walk out towards shinjuku city centre and about 5 minutes you can find many eateries and some shopping malls like Isetan is nearby. Room: Very small especially for a double room. Nowhere to place the luiggage and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last two night in Japan. Room was great, i had a laugh at how small the bathtub was, but who has a bath! Close walk to Golden Gai and about a 15-20 min walk to Shinjuku Station. It was quiet and the wifi was great. You will have to leave your keys at the desk everytime you leave the hotel,... More 

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Rochester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I found this place a little tricky to find as people have posted reviews to reach this hotel from the main Shinjiku station. Follow this as you wont get lost. Take the subway to Shinjuku-sanchōme, not the main Shinjuku, follow the C8 exit and look left, if you just take the immediate road on your left you can see the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nice hotel room, nice staff, but very little english spoken. Hotel room was one of the nicer ones I stayed in Japan. A bit confusing to find, but convenient once you find it. Buffet breakfast available with western style food (which is great if you get sick of eating fish for breakfast). Very modern hotel. I would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for a few nights with my friend. We had the Super Single room, which really is a slightly bigger single bed. But we managed to have a good rest. Both of us had 2 large suitcases, so we had to take turns when we wanted to open our suitcases. The bathroom is also very small... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The location is about 15-min walk from Shinjuku Station. We took East exit n u can ask where is ABC Mart which is not visible from the exit. It is across a main street. Then from here, walk up towards Isetan n louis Vuitton. They shld b on your left. U will pass by Uni Qlo building n Oioi which... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Stayed here while travelling to a few destinations with my boyfriend. Rooms are really small, just enough room for double bed and a bathroom but it's Tokyo so main thing was its clean, nice location and staff were friendly and spoke English!

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Dubai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Rooms are small. Staff is ok but not very helpful. Good location for Tokyo and relatively cheap for Japan. Ok for a few nights. Smells of tobacco even on non smoking floors. All rooms have integrated bathrooms..and yes the toilets have buttons all over the place and in Japanese so pack a dictionary or have someone explain how it works... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

2nd time back to this hotel and this time with my wife and 16mths old baby. Stayed in a twin room, the 2nd bed was big enough for my wife and baby. Value for money hotel. Room is small with very little walkway but service of the staff makes up for it. We were arrived at the hotel early hence... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently travelled to Japan (in September) and we were really disappointed by this hotel. We originally were booked for 4 days, but called to cancel our reservations, due to the poor conditions of the hotel. It is dark, dingy and extremely small (even for Japanese standards). The bedding was dirty upon arrival, the bathroom had black... More 

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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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