Where to Stay In Tokyo?
Best areas to stay in Tokyo for first timers and travellers

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Tokyo is among my top favorite cities in the world. It is a vast city with many neighborhoods and districts, each with its own unique atmosphere. So let us answer the most common question which are the best places to stay in Tokyo Japan? The best area to stay in Tokyo Japan for tourists will depend on your preferences, interests, and budget. No matter your budget or where you want to be in Tokyo, there are numerous hotels available everywhere to suit everybody’s requirements. This city has plenty to offer. Here I am listing the most common and best areas to stay in Tokyo Japan

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Where to stay in Japan? Best areas to stay in Japan

-Some Helpful Tips- 

  • Choose a hotel that is easily accessible and within walking distance from the Metros and Trains of Tokyo. With trains connecting to all corners of the city, you can easily explore the entire city.
  • People who are on a budget usually choose the Asakusa area to stay
  • Even if you choose any neighborhood, you won’t miss out on the city’s action, as every area has its uniqueness 
  • Shibuya and Shinjuku areas are nearby and both are great for Shopaholics.
  • Firstly, shortlist the places/attractions you will be visiting. This information will help in forming your decision and choosing your hotel. Do your research before booking & read reviews from other travelers who have stayed at the hotel. 


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Shibuya : One Of The Best Young & Cool Area

This neighbourhood is great for young travellers looking for vibrant nightlife with many bars, clubs, and restaurants. It also has great shopping centres and is close to Harajuku, which is known for its vibrant street fashion and cosplay culture. It is popular for the Shibuya crossing, the world’s busiest and largest pedestrian crossing with thousands of people crossing at a time, an absolute visual to watch.  The popular photographs of Tokyo with numerous Neon signs are from Shibuya’s Centre Gai, an extremely popular area near the Shibuya crossing and Hachiko Statue. Here you can find countless shops with international and local brands.

Best Hotels Deals In Shibuya Area-

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, A Pan Pacific Partner Hotel

Ginza : For An Upscale Area

During my visit to Tokyo, I chose to stay in Ginza. It is near the city center. But still a bit different area from the others with comparatively lesser buzz and action, yet very happening. This is an upscale shopping district that is home to high-end boutiques, gourmet restaurants, and luxury department stores. It’s a great area to stay if you’re looking for a more sophisticated Tokyo experience.

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Shinjuku : For first timers who want to stay in the heart of the city

This bustling district is known for its skyscrapers, neon lights, endless shopping, and lively entertainment. It is filled with countless restaurants and is always busy. It’s a great place to stay if you want to be in the heart of Tokyo’s action. Many popular tourist attractions like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden are nearby. Usually, tourists prefer this area to stay in due to its central location. 

Best Hotels Deals In Shinjuku Area-

Asakusa : For History Buffs

This neighborhood is perfect for history buffs who want to visit the famous Senso-ji Temple, Nakamise shopping street, and other historical sites in Tokyo.  If you’re interested in traditional Japanese culture and history, this is the perfect neighborhood for you. One can find many traditional restaurants and shops in this area. This neighborhood has the city’s old vibes with calmer streets and old shops selling handcrafted goods.

Best Hotels Deals In Asakusa Area-

Roppongi : For Nightlife Lovers

This is a famous area for ex-pats and has a mix of modern and traditional architecture, international cuisine, and a great nightlife scene. Filled with plenty of bars, clubs, and several museums a perfect place for people who love nightlife. It lies between the areas of Ginza and Shibuya. It is popular with tourists and locals as a party neighborhood with restaurants that are open till late night. You can find several luxury shops in this neighborhood.

Best Hotels Deals In Roppongi Area-

Overall Tokyo is an extremely safe city filled with kind and wonderful people. Tokyo has a lot to offer and finding the best place to stay can be difficult as all seem really attractive & interesting. But hope this brief list of best places to stay in Tokyo has given you a clear idea on which area suits you the best.

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