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“Average Hotel”
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Sunroute Kawasaki
Ranked #4 of 43 Hotels / Ryokan in Kawasaki
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Average Hotel”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed here with a group as a trip from the UK. The rooms are average. A fair size and comfortable. Good location. Expensive for what it is. No restaurant or eating facilities other than coffee shop next door. No safe in room, envelope behind reception?! Okay for passports and paperwork but what about electronics etc? Not big enough or practical. Wouldn't put money in either. Not sure id stay here again. I think you could get better for the money.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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spore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2013

simple neat decor, i choose this simply theres a 1 min walking distant public bus stop outside that can go direct to haneda airport for 25 min . is 5 min walk near keikyukawasaki and 10 min walk to kawasaki, also lots of local izakaya and sushi restaurant. and very near to yokohama station.
free wifi in the room, conceirge limited english speaking but no issue for me as you expect this everywhere. anyway all nearby hotel or toyoko inn are generally ok. definitley cheaper than central tokyo. also go shibuya station train only take 30 min..

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2013

It was pouring rain on the night we made our way here ... I mean pouring. We opted to take a taxi but it really is under 10 mins to walk there. We checked in easily, our clerks English was good. They even supplied us with towels after entering lobby to dry ourselves and our bags.

While our room wasn't huge we did have room (even with our bags on the floor) to move around easily. The bed was in between a king and queen, yes really.. larger than a queen but a tiny bit smaller than a king. Still on the firm side but our trick (if you have read any of my other Japan reviews) of folding the duvet in half for some padding worked a treat. Bathroom size while smallish but it was not that bad .. Clean with good water pressure.

Wifi Internet throughout the hotel, which you need the password from reception. There is a laundry on site but we had no cause to use it.

All floors have vending machines but what is on offer differs floor by floor.

When we checked out we asked if they would store our bags as we were going to a festival in the area ... Not a problem at all, very happy to oblige. On our return a different clerk gave us all an energy drink as he thought our bags were heavy and we would need more energy .. :-)

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 16, 2013

I've travelled to Tokyo several times but on business staying in expensive hotels. We chose this holiday for a short family break and were very happy with it.

We arrived at Haneda airport very early in the morning and had little trouble getting to the hotel on the Kenkyu line. Just remember exit 38 from the Azalea centre and you should find it easily. It's also very easy to get to the JR line station and only a few (13 I think) minutes away from Shinagawa. Very useful if you have one of those JR unlimited travel tickets as we did.

Breakfast is available from the Excelsior coffee shop next door but this doesn't open until 7am if you have an early start.

There's a 7/11 store nearby over the road.

We had a twin room, the single beds were quite wide and very comfortable. Opening window is a rare treat for some fresh air. Can't fault the facilities, clean and tidy, no plumbing problems.

The first train to Haneda for the journey home wasn't until 5am and so we had to get a taxi in order to be at the airport for our very early flight. Taxi fare was about 3,500 jpy (bear in mind there's almost no traffic at 4am).

I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Nova Scotia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2012

This business hotel is very clean, has large, comfortable beds, windows that open and very convenient room arrangements (a headboard with an an alarm clock, tissues, and switches for all the room lights). It is associated with the Excelsior Coffee Shop for breakfast, which was a bit meager. The staff were very pleasant and those to whom I spoke had excellent English.
Kawasaki was convenient for a trip between Yokohama (Maritime Museum) and Kamakura.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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Zama, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2012

It is important to tell about Kawasaki at first. Tokyo, Yokohama and Kawasaki have been big cities traditionallly within Tokyo meropolitan area. So, railway system is very good to access to Tokyo and Yokohama. On other hand, in general, sleeping costs in Tokyo and Yokohama is expensive. The costs in Kawasaki are cheaper than them. There is only one gorgeous hotel in this city but reasonable business hotels. This is one of those.

To evaluate this hotel, cost performance is a big feature. The building is new and modern, practically simple, just like an office complex building. You can feel cleaness. Comparatively large lobby in receiption was impressive. Rooms are same taste with building. It is tiny but not too tiny if you think of costs and location. And two persons can stay in a room. - I am 180 centimeters tall but it was not stressful at all. Though there is a bath tub, plastic unit one and too tiny. Ordinary but good in comparison with costs. It is very closer to stations and inevitably to city center. But there is silence. At the same time, you can choose various restautants. Stuff's attitude is ordinary. It is the most cost effective "business hotel" I have ever exprienced.

About Stuffs' English ability, I can't explain. If you call in English, you will examine it.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2012

We were planning a trip to Yokohama and possibly Tokyo. Wanting to avoid the high rates of those cities, we found this hotel. I loved Kawasaki. The hotel staff were very helpful with maps.
The location is in the shopping district which made it perfect for walking and finding wonderful food. Prices were reasonable.
There was a running path along the river which was close by and very usable.
The rooms were small by American standards but nice and comfortable. Bed was very firm and great for sleeping. I would definitely stay here again regardless of where I spent the days.

  • Stayed November 2011
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Property: Sunroute Kawasaki
Address: 2-11-17 Isago, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki 210-0006, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Location: Japan > Kanto > Kanagawa Prefecture > Kawasaki > Kawasaki Station
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Kawasaki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunroute Kawasaki 3*
Number of rooms: 278
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kawasaki is in a very convenient location with it being possible to get to either Shinagawa or Yokohama by one stop of the JR Tokaido Line. Kawasaki is a city overflowing with a variety of attractions, such as industrial research & development, entertainment, culture, sports, nature and more. ... more   less 
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