5 affordable accommodations in Tokyo

1) Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-Kudanshita

Villa Fontaine is a budget hotel chain. Many people rely on this chain when travelling for business, as all their hotels are located in very convenient areas. The one near the Imperial Palace is an excellent choice for anyone who also wants to do some sightseeing in Tokyo. Each room is well-equipped.

a room at Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-Kudanshita

2-4-4 Nishi-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku

+81 (0)3-3222-8880

http://hvf.jp/kudanshita

2) Tokyo Green Palace

This hotel is bright and clean and delivers good service at an affordable price. The breakfast buffet changes every morning so people can enjoy it even if they stay at the hotel for several days on end. They serve a lunch buffet on the weekends as well.

a double room at Green Palace

2 Nibancho, Chiyoda-ku

+81 (0)3-5210-4600

http://tokyogp.com

3) Kangaroo Hotel

This stylish hotel, which offers good access to Ueno, Akihabara, and Asakusa, is a great option if you’re travelling on a budget. Each room has a fridge and a TV. You’ll find a microwave oven on each floor so that you can enjoy warm bento. You can rent a bicycle too!

common space at Kangaroo Hotel in Tokyo

1-21-11 Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku

+81 (0)3-3872-8573

http://kangaroohotel.jp

4) Centurion Hotel Cabin Tower

If you wish to stay in the centre but are travelling on a shoestring, this hotel could be an option for you. Basically this is a designer’s hostel. What the cabins (yes, the word cabin is more suited here) lack, i.e., space, they make up for this in terms of practicality and style.

sleeping cabins at the Centurion Hotel

5) Nine Hours

This stylish capsule hotel is all about comfort, providing towels, slippers, a toothbrush, something comfy to lounge in. You can eat (as you are not allowed to take food in your capsule) and work (printers and faxes available) in the lounge on the eighth floor.

sleeping cabins at Nine Hours

1-4-15 Hyakunincho, Shinjuku-ku

+81 (0)3-5291-7337

http://ninehours.co.jp

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