Published on September 22nd, 2014 | by shibuya0
Shibuya hotels mostly occupy the area around the extremely busy Shibuya railway station. Though accommodation options in Shibuya are comparatively a bit lower than the other fashionable neighborhoods of Tokyo, you can always get a suitable Shibuya hotel, whether you are here on a business tour or for a pleasure trip. Being the hottest fashion and shopping hub, and also an upcoming IT center of the country, Shibuya has quite a diversity of hotels. But, whether it is a cheap hotel or a luxury star hotel, you will get the most desired warm welcome everywhere.
The first to mention in the list of Shibuya hotels is The Westin Tokyo in the Yebisu Garden Place. A skyscraper and home to the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, The Westin Tokyo is also famous for shopping and dining. Because of its luxurious surrounding and alternative service, this hotel has gained a great reputation as a luxury hotel in the Japanese capital. Relaxation services like salon, spa and others are provided to the guests. The Westin is popular among tourists because of its spacious and cozy rooms – a rare amenity in a city containing a lot of capsule hotels. The hotel also offers other luxurious amenities like bathrooms with separate bath and shower, comfortable beds, executive desk and high-speed internet in every room. What’s more, you will also get a variety of options for dining as well as enjoying a vibrant nightlife. One of the most reputed Cantonese restaurants in Tokyo as well as another one serving fresh juicy seafood from the Tsukiji Fish Market are housed in The Westin.
Some other high-end Shibuya hotels are Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu (Mark City building), Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel (near the JR station), Uraku Aoyama (2 km from Shibuya station), Hotel Meguro Emperor (3 km from Shibuya station), and many others.
If you are seeking cheap Shibuya hotels so that you can save more to splurge on shopping, you will get a lot of them, and with a surprisingly wide array of amenities. There are many mid-range Shibuya hotels too near Shibuya station. Many of them provide good amenities like in-room fridge, flat-screen TV, a work-desk, free Wi-Fi, en suite bathroom, air-conditioning and heating facilities, and more. For example, you will find incredibly good amenities in one of such budget Shibuya hotels named Granbell Hotel. It is located within a short walk from the trains and subways and welcomes you with open arms. The designer décor of the hotel pleases your senses. Amenities like flat-screen TVs, well-stocked shower kit, etc are provided here. Some of the larger rooms are also stocked with plush robes and soothing bath salts. For a low rate, Granbell also offers a complimentary breakfast and also wired internet in every room. Wireless internet is available in the hotel lobby and in suites.
Some more of such hotels are Sakura Fleur Aoyama, Hotel Unizo Shibuya, Tokyu Stay chain’s Tokyu Stay Shibuya Shin-Minamiguchi and Tokyu Stay Shibuya, Shibuya Tobu Hotel, Shibuya City Hotel, Shibuya Creston Hotel, and many others.
Another Shibuya hotel Co-op. Inn also provides budget accommodation in Shibuya. This hotel is near two transportation hubs, Shibuya station as well as Harajuku station. Its small, yet comfortable rooms are equipped with tea service, shower amenities, satellite television and internet connections. You can have yourself filled in with some fuel for the day at a breakfast nook which opens every morning.
If you are a single female tourist and seeking a women-only hotel, you have some good options like Café Sakura Tokyo which is 15 minutes from Shibuya. It is a share house for women built of the iconic Japanese sakura. It is built of 80-year old cherry trees. It offers a beautiful relaxing ambience wherein you can unwind on bamboo bench and enjoy the blossoms as well as a quaint thatched-roof old house. Another women-only Shibuya hotel is Jujo which can be conveniently accessed from Shibuya. It is a female-only guesthouse with a relaxing living room and kitchen, and offers great privacy.
One of the characteristics of many cheap Shibuya hotels is they overlook some of the loveliest gardens around. Even if your room is offering a city view, you will find beautiful green spaces just nearby, so your Shibuya stay is definitely going to be awesome.