The staff were super friendly during my stay, but everything else was a bit of a letdown. The room looked worn and dated (beige and grey everywhere), and even bed spread felt thin. The bed itself is one of the more firm ones I have encountered.
The bathroom is like many compact hotel bathrooms. Nothing glitzy, but does the job.
The location is decent. Walkable from Tokyo rail station, and to many sights.There isn't much going on near the hotel, but if you wander a bit, you can find more lively areas. And there are definitely many cheap places to eat.
The breakfast at the hotel was disappointing. The scrambled eggs were a bit too underdone for my taste, and the meats were very salty. I would have rather had a cheaper room price with no breakfast.
Overall, this wasn't a bad stay. If you like coffee, there is always coffee in the lobby. The computer in the lobby is a nice touch. And a big benefit of the hotel being hidden a bit from the main road is that it was very quiet. And, again, the staff are really friendly, and prepared for any question you might have.
Compared to other places I have been to in Japan, this hotel isn't at the top of my life. But if you do end up staying here, you will probably have a good experience.
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Thank you for choosing the b ochanomizu and for the time to write the review of your experience with us.
We are disappointed to hear that you didn’t like our breakfast – we try to serve a balanced Japanese and Western breakfast everyday for our guests. I will share your comment about eggs and meat with our breakfast team. If you would like, you could book a night without breakfast for the best available rate on our Ishin Hotels website. This will save your time searching for the best rate on various travel sites!
Free freshly brewed coffee and computer use in the lobby are some of the most popular amenities at the hotel. There is also free WIFI available in the lobby and a free Internet connection in each and every room. You’re right, the location is in a quieter area of Tokyo - we cater to many business and leisure guests who like to stay away from the busy nightlife scene, however we are still close to many of the fun and popular attractions in Tokyo. Thank you so much for your compliment about our team members – I will be sure to share it with them.
I appreciate for your comments as we can learn from them and improve our services and facilities. Please come back and see us again!
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