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Ueno First City Hotel

1-14-8 Ueno, Taito 110-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had a small room, but it was expected since it is in such a convenient location in Tokyo.The location is great (close to train/subway stations and sightseeing spots), and room is clean. I forgot a phone charger there when I checked out, but they found it and passed it on to my friend who was still in Tokyo. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The hotel location is great with Ueno Park nearby and with some great bargain shopping nearby. JR station, Okachimachi about 10 mins walk away and Metro station, Yushima, a 5 mins walk. Rooms are small and the double bed can be a tight squeeze for two. Staff are friendly enough and try their best to please in spite of their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Room rather small, with 2 big luggage won't have enough space to walk inside room. Clean. I found the bed abit hard for me thus it's individual preference and good value of money..lots of eateries near by..staffs were friendly and helpful with directions..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A bit dated rooms, not as spotlessly clean as all the other hotels where we have been in Japan but yet a good choice. Well located, nice and friendly staff, good WIFI. The hotel offers breakfast but we have not tried it. We could hear the metro line from somewhere below but it was not loud enough to bother our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The hotel located in a small and quiet alley with JR line, Tokyo metro line and Doen metro line nearby. Easy access by Keisei Skyliner train from Narita airport, and Tokyo monorail from Haneda airport (get off at hamamatsucho station, and transfer to JR line to okachimachi station) Lots of restaurants, shopping mall and cosmetic shops within 10 minutes' walk,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We recently spent 5 nights in Tokyo and I chose this hotel because it was close to Ueno Station, which is where the Keisei Skyliner train from Narita airport arrives. The hotel is about a ten minute walk from Ueno station (or a five minute walk from the Ueno-Okachimachi subway stop), on a side street so it's not too noisy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very small room, but still clean never the less. Pillow is not very comfortable. Very tiny reception, tiny bath room, I think the westerner will have problem taking shower in there... We arrived late but no problem. It's about 8 mins walk to the nearest station, we took a taxi to Ueno 3mins to catch the Shinkansen the next morning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

For about 75USD per night (breakfast excluded) and given its location, this hotel is a perfect base for exploring Tokio. Ueno park, Yushima Tenmangu shrine or Ameyoko shopping street are within 10 minutes walk, others like Sensoji temple, Tokyo Sky Tree Tower, Akihabara or Chiyoda Imperial Gardens can be reached by subway in 15mins. The hotel itself is pretty ordinary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed in Japan for 14 days, and First City Hotel is a great place just to sleep since we're out exploring during the day. Our room had just the right amount of space, the bathroom was a bit small, but still good! Overall, great place especially for first-timers like us!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

The Ueno First City Hotel is a very nice small hotel, next to Ueno Park. Metro, train and airport train to Narita are near by, so every corner of Tokyo is reachable with public transport. Rooms are small, but clean. I was fascinated by the very friendly staff of the hotel. Especially when I got the suggestion to try the... More 

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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