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Toyoko Inn Asakusa Senzoku Tsukuba Express
Ranked #82 of 119 Hotels / Ryokan in Taito
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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67 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“very nice”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

In comparison with Kyoto Inn Gojo Karasuma the hotel is good but not excellent. The lobby is very small. The personnel was polite. Though when we asked for an adapter, they wanted to sell it (in Kyoto they lend it us).
As for the rooms - clean, neat, always tidied up.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

Toyoko Inns typically cater to Japanese businessmen but this one has its fair share of tourists for what it's worth. Like all Toyoko Inns, the rooms are small, beds are firm (hard), rooms are clean, breakfast is included, checkout is at 10AM and the staff is friendly, professional with varying proficiency in English. There is also a shuttle that takes you to Ueno JR station in the mornings and late afternoons. I don't know if they take you back though.
Oh, and this inn is located within walking distance of Asakusa station on the Tsukuba Express line, not the other Asakusa stations. A walk to the other Asakusa stations such as on the Asakusa line is more like a twenty minute walk.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2013

I have stayed here 4 nights. I wished though that the staff could speak more English, som of them can. My room no. 713 was very small but worked out very well. Here you can choose wether you want your room cleaned every day or not.
There is free WiFi and the breakfast is not the same every day. It is Japanese breakfast so no continental breaksfast here.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
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Bucuresti, Romania
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17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2013

I have stayed with my wife at this hotel for a total of 3 nights (one stay of 1 night and another stay of 2 nights). This review is valid for both stays.

The room

One of the smallest hotel rooms I have ever stayed in, but is was just enough for us. We only needed bed, shower, toilet and breakfast so that's what we got. The offer is fair if you do not have great requirements from a hotel. There would be some problems with the window, it is not soundproof, therefore the sounds from outside (traffic, wind, etc.) can be heard inside the room. The internet connection was simply not working, the signal from the access point was powerful, but there was no forther connectivity. Maybe some larger bandwidth would help. Also, the hotel could really replace those uncomfortable keys with some access cards which would be much easier to handle.

The staff

They may look busy, but they look so because they really are busy. Nevertheless, whenever we had a matter to discuss with them, they have been at any time respectful and willing to help us.

The breakfast

Rice. Rice everywhere. Some more meat would be great (salami, sausages, ham or something similar) and those boiled eggs would have been really good if they weren't cold. Another inconvenient would be the breakfast area: that space is simply too small and it can happen that you do not find a free chair. There are 25 square meters for breakfast while there are about 120 rooms in the hotel.

The conclusion is that this hotel is suitable for the ones trying to save some money while visiting Tokyo.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tokyo
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152 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed at more than 5 Toyoko Inn hotels so far and even though the hotel chain is a no-frills business hotel, we always had acceptable and pleasant service from the front desk. But the front desk staff at this hotel are borderline rude and unhelpful.
This hotel has very limited parking slots, emphasis on "limited". We never had to reserve a parking space at the other Toyoko Inns we had stayed at in the past and we thought that we could just drive up to this one and get a parking space. When I gave them a call hours before we got there, the front desk staff told us that there's no more available parking space for us and that we had to find parking somewhere else nearby that would cost us about 15,000yen minimum for an 18-hour stay! When we told them that that was too expensive for us (and that it was more expensive than a one-night stay at this hotel), they said that there's nothing they could do and it seemed like they weren't willing to help us with the dilemma. When we arrived at the hotel, the staff gave us a map of the vicinity with notations on parking lots in the area. We circled around for almost an hour looking for a reasonably-priced parking space but all of the parking lots had a "special price" for the New Year's holiday week. We went back to the hotel frustrated and ready to cancel our booking and just head back home. The staff we were talking with earlier told us that if we cancel, we would be charged for a one-night stay. We also saw an empty parking space in the hotel premises and when we inquired, the staff said that it was reserved for the owner. We offered to pay extra to park there. We were practically begging by that time. The staff still said no. Suddenly and totally unexpected, the other on-duty staff who had been listening in to the whole thing piped in and said that we could use the handicap parking space in front of the hotel. And to add to our bewilderment at the sudden turn of events, he could speak English quite well! We were having difficulty communicating in Japanese with the other staff when they had this guy who could speak English just standing there and not jumping in to assist foreign guests! But we were so relieved to finally get a parking space that we decided to overlook this "delayed assistance" and readily accepted the parking space offered. Also, the staff didn't greet us when we got back to the hotel later that night and there weren't any other guests in the lobby that time.
Really disappointed with the customer service at this hotel. Too bad, because this hotel has a very good location close to Sensoji temple.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Montcuq, France
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78 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2012

Location not too far away by feet from Asakusa attractions (temple area, shopping centers, Sky tree). Lots of restaurants both cheap and enjoyable nearby. Hotel itself basic, clean and flauntless. Excellent value for money.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2010

hotel is quite a distance from iriya station or tawaramachi station. although the tsukuba express' asakusa station exit 2 is nearer, there is still quite walk underground to reach the station. ladies are offered a free gift on check-in. we stayed in a twin room and it is smallest compared to the other hotels we stayed in japan, not to mention the bathroom. fortunately there is space underneath the beds that can accomodate big suitcases and backpacks. the water boiler is a metal mug. there is a balcony that can be open. hotel breakfast is simple but nice, there were japanese rice rolls, pickles, vegetables, miso soup, bread, tea/coffee. hotel is clean and has internet pc + printer at lobby. there is also coin-operated wachine machine and dryer. 24 hours convenience stores are around the hotel. kappabashi and sensoji temple are within walking distance. we left for haneda after our stay, and there is no airport bus in that area. we took tsukuba express (asakusa) to change at akibahara (jr yamanote line) and hamamatsu (monorail) to haneda. you can buy single ticket to haneda at akibahara (ticket including jr and monorail).

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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Property: Toyoko Inn Asakusa Senzoku Tsukuba Express
Address: 1-15-1 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
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Ranked #82 of 119 Hotels / Ryokan in Taito
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Hotel Class:3 star — Toyoko Inn Asakusa Senzoku Tsukuba Express 3*
Number of rooms: 184
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