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“Very basic but very good price” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Yanagibashi
Ranked #29 of 115 Hotels / Ryokan in Taito
Certificate of Excellence
Hong Kong
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very basic but very good price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This hotel provides a bargain option for staying in Tokyo. The location is excellent, just a few steps from a subway station on the line assessible to both airport. The hotel is reasonably clean, but really basic. Staff is friendly and helpful. The owner lady was also nice. It's perfect for young people on budget travel, but with family, you may want to pay more to find a more comfortable place.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Muitou
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Although it took us a while to find this hotel, it was all we could ask for!

It was clean, staff were polite and helpful, there is access to wifi and was not too far from Central Tokyo.

We only stayed in the hotel for one night (and not for very long as we were out exploring Tokyo), but we had a great nights sleep and the shower/toilet facilities in the room were fine.

I would stay there again, its no frills - but if you only what somewhere to stay a night or two its perfect.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Stayed for 9 nights from June 6th to June 14th(except the 8th). The staff is very friendly and accomadating. They'll help you with anything you ask. The owners daughter Tomoko-san speaks excellent english and most of the current staff(i have met) speak it also. It helps knowing some japanese though. The room was simple and affordable, its kept clean. You have a fridge and small bathroom, tv and a little desk. If you are traveling by yourself or in a small group this place is a good stay. The JR subway and Sobu line are very close so its easy to get anywhere from the location. There are many restaurants available and supermarkets to buy food so its covenient especially when your tired after a day out. I would stay here again and recommend it also.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Nick2k13
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Beijing, China
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

At the beginning, we only planned to stay for 2 nights in this little pretty hotel, but the good price of the room, the practical location of the hotel (1min on foot to the Asakusabashi station) and the friendliness of the staff made us stay twice as long as planned !
I recommend it !!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Henry U
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Adelaide, Australia
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33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We spent 10 days (29th May - 7 Jun 2013). Price $A 68 per night - excellent value we thought and it seems others from Trip Advisor agree - the hotel displays a "best value" award from TA in the foyer.
The hotel has 7 floors and about 35 rooms serviced by a compact but reliable elevator. There is an outside staircase also but we never needed to use it. Hotel street frontage is narrow - 5 metres, I measured it. So - you can easily walk straight past it on arrival, particularly in daytime - look for "Hotel Belmont " sign next door.
The rooms are small , so probably not suited to those with 1 or more large suitcases, but are impeccably clean and serviced on a daily basis. Good sized bar fridge and a small hot plate and jug - very useful. Also, desk with drawer and table. Bathroom - shower is inside a bath with high sides - so no water on floor. Body soap and shampoo supplied. Bed - pillows contain either wheat or rice but are functional when you are used to them. Mattress - firm, on the short side - those over 6 feet may extend beyond end of the mattress.
Also, impeccably presented yukatas available on request and changed every day along with the bed linen. Complimentary use of hotel umbrellas, unlimited access to wifi system (in ground floor restaurant), coffee and water. Good maps available free in foyer , particularly of Ueno, Asakusa and Asakusabashi.
Great location - 2 minutes walk from Asakusabashi station - provides access to JR Chuo and Sohbu lines and Asakusa Toei subway line for NARITA express train to airport ( takes 75 minutes Yen 1240 pp). Tip - visit Stationmaster office at subway entry gate ( look for office with " Lost and Found" sign in English) to be shown the correct ticket machine and ticket option.
Eating - supermarket only 3 minutes walk has all you will need and their are plenty of options around Asakusabashi station if you want to eat out in the vicinity of the hotel.
Hotel is privately owned and owners are involved in day to day management of hotel so there is an attention to detail not often found elsewhere. Tomoko-San, owner's daughter , speaks good English and is very helpful with any travel related questions that may arise. Other staff have sufficient English to get the basics across but some basic Japanese can assist in these conversations. Important signage in the hotel is in both Japanese and English.
Hotel is used by some Japanese business men as well as foreign tourists - evidently the locals also find the hotel to be good value.
There is a smoking place at the entrance to the hotel and occasionally there is smoking in the restaurant room but smoking is prohibited in the rooms themselves - this seems to be consistent with other establishments in Tokyo.
If you are a budget conscious traveller or simply want to experience a small Japanese hotel in a typical Tokyo neighbourhood, this may suit you. We will certainly look to stay again when returning to Tokyo.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 Thank niwega
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CA
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45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We just stayed here for a night and we're glad we did not stay longer. The hotel room itself was old with little room to maneuver your luggage. The entry way smells of cigarette smoke. Having stayed at clean, well-maintained ryokans before this, we were a little disappointed.

That said, the staff was extremely helpful. They very patiently helped us with a restaurant reservation and directions to the sumo championship and the train to NRT. I would have rated the hotel higher, but the quality of the rooms does make it difficult to do so.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank kragca
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We currently stayed at Hotel Yanagibashi from the 16/5/13 until the 24/5/13. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Yanagabashi. The hotel was centrally located, a short 2 mins walk from the JR Asakusabashi train station (you will need to exit the station from the South exit, turn right onto the main st, once you reach Lawson, cross the street and take the firth left).
The staff at the hotel were extremely welcoming and accomadating! The room was clean and well presented.
We would highly recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to Tokyo.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Salima C
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Property: Hotel Yanagibashi
Address: 1-3-12 Yanagibashi, Taito 111-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Taito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Yanagibashi 2*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Yanagibasi offers affordable accommodation and is centrally & conveniently located with lots of friendly places to visit. The hotel offers private twin and semi-double rooms, as well as shared rooms with great rates, great amenities & great service! ... more   less 
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