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1-7-5, Yushima, Bunkyo 113-0034 Tokyo Prefecture
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#9 of 21 in Bunkyo
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Looking for a place to stay in Bunkyo? Then look no further than Tokyo Garden Palace, a hotel that brings the best of Bunkyo to your doorstep.

Rooms at Tokyo Garden Palace offer a refrigerator and air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. An on-site restaurant will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Tokyo Garden Palace, parking is available.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Korakuen Hall (0.7 mi) and Statue of Hachiko & Hidesaburo Ueno (1.0 mi), guests of Tokyo Garden Palace can easily experience some of Bunkyo's most well known attractions.

While visiting Bunkyo, you may want to try some tonkatsu at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Isen Honten, Tonkatsu Kitchen Nakano, or Wako Metro M Korakuen.

Should time allow, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, LaQua, and Yushima Tenmangu are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Tokyo Garden Palace as you experience everything Bunkyo has to offer.

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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Bar / lounge
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Foot massage
Baggage storage
Car park
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Japanese
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matthew330 wrote a review Oct 2019
Oxford, Connecticut42 contributions47 helpful votes
It tries to be very upscale and it is a nice looking hotel. It is cheapish ( $160 night ) and worth the price and near enough to both central city and Ueno. It does NOT cater to tourists. Most staff speak little or no english. Therefore they are not particularly helpful ( can not call taxi or help with problem) They keep all rooms the same temperature, my wife was sweltering because they turned the AC off in October. Still for the price and location, I would recommend this place. It is clean and upscale and located nicely
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Azufre451 wrote a review Jan 2019
Province of Trento, Italy46 contributions5 helpful votes
The hotel itself is a good deal. Rooms of average size for Japan's standards, with decent furnitures. Nothing super special, but the location itself is extremely convenient. At less than 5 minutes walking by the Tokyo Metro and JR stations, and at reasonably walking distance from Akihabara and Ueno. Breakfast was really good, with both western and traditional dishes available. Cleaning was okay (+1 for the option to have your sheet not changed with the the "Eco-cleaning" sticker for the door). The hotel has unfortunately a poor wi-fi (at least on 8th floor): be prepared to that.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Paulina T wrote a review Dec 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia54 contributions39 helpful votes
Hotel is big and lobby is big. Hotel staff are friendly and helpful. We managed to have early check in at 12pm for extra 3000YEN. Room is rather old, the only room they refurbish is probably the toilet which looks quite new. Carpet is old and I think quite dusty. The room has no air condition! The other two hotels we stayed at has air condition working very well. Hotel staff was helpful in opening our room window though to get some cold air in. But still. It says they have air con on agoda so that was rather disappointing. And the kettle to boil water is old school style. But overall room is kept clean. Hotel is pretty near to metro and JR station about 8 mins walk.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled
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HoodedBlue wrote a review Aug 2018
Hong Kong, China4 contributions
This place is situated in Ochanomizu, so it's well placed if you are seeking to buy guitars from the many shops the area is famous for. However, when I checked in, the front desk staff weren't particularly helpful and seemed a bit surly. After that particular shift changed, things improved. I didn't have any problems with the other guys, later. The room was clean and pretty basic - which I expected for the price, although it was overheated at night. However, what I didn't expect was the almost complete lack of wifi, even though it is advertised. This made things a bit tricky during the trip. All in all, I think I'll stay somewhere else next time.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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William B wrote a review Aug 2018
Princeton, New Jersey16 contributions3 helpful votes
Very convenient for University of Tokyo and Ochanimizu station to get elsewhere. Great breakfast (Japanese or American or both!) that kept me going all day. Front desk service was impeccable and from Day 1 they recognized me whenever I returned and even delivered a package left for me while I was just passing by in the lobby one day rather than wait for me to get to my room and find out I had one waiting. I speak little Japanese beyond good morning and thank you, but had no trouble at all. Room was quiet, comfortable and well furnished. Super experience for the money in Tokyo. As a bonus there is a great gallery--Quint Art House--down the street where the owner is happy to educate you about antique teapots and the prints and paintings are wonderful.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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davidjcobson wrote a review Apr 2018
London, United Kingdom13 contributions7 helpful votes
The room was small and old, but clean. Staff can barely speak English but they are trying to help you sort things out. The breakfast was good. The price was not too bad. There is a train station within a walking distance.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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roiar wrote a review Nov 2017
Taipei, Taiwan172 contributions53 helpful votes
Poor wifi, almost no English is spoken by staff, horrible AC (the room was like a dry sauna), no iron available (quite basic). Details: Late October, we had 2 nights booked for us by the organization that invited me, and had some issues with that, which the manager solved eventually, but was possible only due to my girlfriend that can speak Japanese. Otherwise, they barely speak English. We then got into the room which was hot and dry, AC is only heating, and you cannot open the window! only on the second day, we found a solution, someone suggested to unlock the window (only staff can open the window). I was speaking at a university the next day, and wanted to use an iron after taking my formal clothes out of my luggage. It's quite basic, and it's the first time I encounter an accommodation (hotel/hostel/B&B/Airbnb) that doesn't have an iron for the guests! I tried to find a solution, asking maybe the cleaning ladies have an iron but received a laugh at the front desk. Eventually, I found a solution outside the hotel, which was very inconvenient. The wifi was so weak and slow, that you can't really use it for work (sending out emails). The desk was also built in an uncomfortable way... Maybe all these are fine and normal for Japanese businessmen, but very different from my expectations.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Hannah M wrote a review Aug 2017
Stanford, California4 contributions9 helpful votes
The Tokyo garden palace hotel has clean rooms, professional and accommodating staff, and an enjoyable breakfast. I am currently staying here for 2 weeks from the United States for a conference/academic course. Unfortunately, right when you walk into the hotel the lobby smells of cigarette smoke, so it may be unpleasant to people who are especially sensitive. The odor is not too strong though, and you stop noticing it after a few minutes. It is similar to the smell of a casino hotel in Las Vegas. The most inconvenient aspect of the hotel is the wifi--it is so slow that it is virtually unusable. I have opted to use my expensive international cell phone data plan instead. The bathroom is nice, but there is almost no clothing storage (no closet, no drawers) in the non-smoking rooms. Also, oddly there is only one key available per room, so the easiest thing to do with a roommate is to leave it with the front desk staff when you are not in the room. Overall, nice enough place to stay but there are definitely a few aspects that could be improved, especially the wifi for international travelers.
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled
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m h wrote a review Jan 2016
Redding, California98 contributions34 helpful votes
Good restaurant (thought pricey, as one may expect). The room was small and somewhat outdated, but clean. The location is rather industrial-looking, but there is a convenient train station nearby. It was somewhat noisy with the medical school across the street. The reception staff were attentive and great, though.
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Date of stay: November 2015
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kim558888 wrote a review Dec 2015
Incheon, South Korea17 contributions6 helpful votes
just 5mins from Ocyanomizu stn. you can come from Akihabara stn but i don't recommend that simply up-hill-route. inverse case is fine. 오차노미즈에서 도보로 5분정도 걸립니다. 조금 걸으면 아키하바라 역에서도 호텔로 올 수 있습니다만, 오르막 길이기 때문에 짐이 많다면 추천하지 않습니다. 반대의 경우라면 내리막이기 때문에 괜찮습니다. 정확히 언제 오픈한 호텔인지는 모르겠지만 매우 오래된 역사가 느껴집니다. 로비의 분위기, 프론트의 시설 등 에서 시간이 흐른 느낌이 나네요 물론 리뉴얼도 하고 있습니다. 특히 엘리베이터와 객실 화장실은 전면적으로 보수한 느낌이 나네요. 특이한점은 카드키가 아닌 메탈키 (진짜 말 그대로 열쇠) 를 이용한 객실키 시스템인데 일부러 바꾸지 않는건지는 모르겠습니다만 오히려 그것이 운치가 있어 마음에 들었습니다. 매우 좋네요. 일본분들이 많고, 덕분에 중국 단체관광객 등이 없어 좋았습니다. 일본분들 눈에는 오히려 제가 눈엣가시 였을수도 있겠네요. 조식은 기본적인 것을 다 가지고 있습니다
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Date of stay: November 2015Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
US$54 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
JapanKantoTokyo PrefectureTokyoBunkyoOchanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
213
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tokyo Garden Palace
Which popular attractions are close to Tokyo Garden Palace?
Nearby attractions include Kanda myoujin Shrine (0.3 km), Yushima Seido (0.3 km), and Hijiribashi Bridge (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tokyo Garden Palace?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Tokyo Garden Palace?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Tokyo Garden Palace?
Yes, a parking garage and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tokyo Garden Palace?
Conveniently located restaurants include Amanoya, Myojinshita Kandagawahonten, and Ginza Aster Ochanomizuhinkan.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tokyo Garden Palace?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Tokyo Garden Palace offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tokyo Garden Palace?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Tokyo Garden Palace?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hozomon (3.2 km), Tokyo Central Railway Station (2.3 km), and Nezu Shrine (2.0 km).