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“A gem only waiting to be discovered” 5 of 5 stars
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RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1-104-19 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku 169-8613, Tokyo Prefecture (Shinjuku)   |  
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Ranked #16 of 74 Hotels / Ryokan in Shinjuku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“A gem only waiting to be discovered”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2007

I stayed at the Rhiga Royal Hotel for 5 nights and can only recommend this hotel. The location might not be perfect (the hotel is located next to Waseda University), but in Tokyo location is not an issue: taxi fares are cheap, there is a metro stop nearby and the hotel offers a shuttle to one of the major train stations.
This hotel is not very popular with tourists and the 99% of the client base is Japanese which makes it even more interesting.
I have stayed in Hyatts, Sheratons and Hiltons in many different countries and can honestly say this hotel is up there with the best. The service is impeccable, the rooms spacious and the hotel offers a wide range of services (including a wedding chapel, photo studio and dental clinic :-)).
If you considering this hotel book online and select the super saver rate: 24.000 yen (excl. taxes) for a 50m² suite with a great view is pretty much unbeatable in Tokyo.
The hotel staff is very helpful but do take into account that is not a very international hotel so don't expect international TV channels.
In a nutshell, this hotel is gem to be discovered. The fact that this is the first comment on tripadvisor is the living proof.

  • Liked — Service levels
  • Stayed November 2007, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Address: 1-104-19 Totsuka-machi, Shinjuku 169-8613, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Shinjuku > Shinjuku
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Shinjuku
#10 Business Hotel in Shinjuku
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo 4*
Number of rooms: 126
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo, located on the edge of Okuma Garden in downtown Tokyo, is a luxurious and elegant retreat set in the centre of one of the world's busiest commercial capitals. Although our presence in Tokyo is recent, we have brought with us a legendary level of service and the experience of operating Osaka's premier hotel, The Royal, for over half a century. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Rihga Royal Shinjuku
RIHGA Royal Hotel Tokyo Shinjuku

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