One of the drawbacks of being on a package tour is that they put you up either in an airport hotel, miles away from city lights, or in some hostelry meant for foreign visitors, whose guests come from all over the world, except the country where the hotel is located.
The Shibuya Excel Hote avoids both these drawbacks. It is located in downtown Tokyo. Actually Tokyo has many down towns. This one is the downtown for Tokyo's citizens. The hotel is surrounded by all things Japanese- Japanese shops, Japanese food places, including multi-cuisine restaurant choices,and Japanese people. In fact the hotel forms the top floors of the local railway station. so if you wish to travel cheap all around Tokyo, using the subway system, you cant hope to stay in a better place.
The rooms are large, all the windows have cityscape, so it doesn't matter which floor you are on. When evening falls, the city lies spread out below, twinkling like a thousand diamonds. The view justifies the location.
The beds are large. there is a flat screen TV, a mini fridge with tea & coffee service, and free wifi connection.
The toilets are high-tech, with artificial intelligence, that makes you momentarily uncomfortable, but you quickly get used to, and even enjoy the warmed seats, the bidet & water spray functions with their controlled speed and pressure. They grow on you.
The restaurant serving breakfast is on the top floor. The breakfast, included in room charges, is a buffet with separate rooms for "European" and Japanese breakfasts. Although the spread is incredibly large, and the seating adequate, I would advise that one goes early, as the waiting lines become long, if you reach late.
The coffee is excellent.
I enjoyed the hotel and the bust bustling area in which it is located.
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