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City Hotel Lonestar

2-12-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
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Misawa, Japan
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a tiny hotel in the heart of NiChome, the gay district of Japan. It's very small, which is normal for Japanese hotels. The price is great with it being so close to all the action of NiChome. Helpful tip...if you think you will have a guest for the night it's best to pay for 2, as no to... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

The room is average. The bathroom is too small but I still can handle it. But the hotel is quite central. From hotel itself, I can go anywhere including station. Very enjoying to staying here. Ah... the breakfast is okay. Just breads and some beverages (coffee, tea, juices, water). They are still using the manual keys therefore you must leave... More 

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Thank fredhartono
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

the room is very clean, nice staff, there're free wifi, free water on 4th floor, and vending machine. it's quite close to Shinjuku station (10-15 minutes walk) but not easy to find. I think it's pretty well I like this hotel and want to come again.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was the first hotel we went during our honeymoon in Japan. Quite surprised as the room is very small, we didn't look at the size (i.e 9 m^2). Anyway the staffs were very polite and nice and our room is lovely and clean. Although it is written that this hotel is only within 3 mins distance from station gate,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The hotel is located in Tokyo's gay district in Shinjuku. We were welcomed by extremely hospitable staff; however the room was nowhere near the usual Japanese standards we experienced. We only stayed a night because of fatigue, but the next day we called Hotels.com and they accommodated it a switch to another hotel at no cost. Why did we leave?... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The second time staying here and everything remained just fine. The location is wonderful. Just on the exit of Shinjuku sanchome station About 15 mins from walk to Shinjuku Station. The room is small but it's extremely clean and cozy, but most of hotels in Tokyo in this budget range are small. Free breakfast provided but never had a chance... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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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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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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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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