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


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


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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


4) First Cabin Akasaka

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

A First Class Cabin at First Cabin Akasaka

5) Nine Hours Woman Shinjuku

This stylish capsule hotel is Japan’s first wellness capsule hotel and is all about comfort, providing towels, slippers, a toothbrush, and something comfy to lounge in. Their ‘9h sleep fitscan’ service analyses your sleep (you don’t have to take them up on their offer). Sorry guys, this is female-only accommodation.

Sleeping pods at Nine Hours Woman Shinjuku

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