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The main reason why I booked this hotel is: it's very close to the train station yet it is quite cheap. The hotel is clean and the staff at reception can speak a few English words. I'm glad I stayed here!
I stayed in this hotel for one night. It is conveniently located only a few minutes away from the East Exit of ever-crowded Ikebukuro Station. If you know the language and can ask people for directions you will find the way very easily.
Chose this hotel as it was recommended by a female friend. Really excellent!! Do not expect a five star hotel, but service and amenities are really more than sufficient. Stayed for 5 nights in a double room 14 sq m (facing the street, not the...More
This hotel has a good location.
It is just 1 minute away from the north exit of the ikebukuro Station!!
However, the nearest railway exit (20A) has no elevator.
Overall, the price is reasonable.
The room is clean and the Wi-Fi connectivity is good.
Perfectly adequate for a solo traveller or a couple on budget. The 12m2 room that I stayed in (room style sb5) was extremely clean, cleverly laid out, and shops/restos are just a stone's away. It mainly caters for the local crowd but the front desk...More
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of
this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.