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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Mets Shibuya

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Hotel Mets Shibuya
Ranked #14 of 27 Hotels / Ryokan in Shibuya
Bangalore, India
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“Convenient place in Tokyo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

A great place to move around around in Japan. A lively hotel , quite and pleasant in every way. The hotel is on the 3rd floor of the shibuya on the new south exit. You would not hear any noise of rains or passengers though the station is quite crowded. The rooms are well designed, though small. The clean environment gives you an added touch of hospitality. Internet connection, washig machines and micro wave machines without any charge makes it likeable.

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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

To clarify, accessibility to get TO the hotel, not from the hotel to / from the Narita Express - in that sense, it is very good.
If you are connecting from say the Yamanote or Keihin Tohoku Lines, it's quite a hike and in spring / summer with bags, it can get very tiresome very quickly. However, if you are able to get the Saikyo Line (ebisu through Shibuya and on to Omiya), then you are fine.
Tokyo is expensive at the best of times. Good hotel deals are as rare as hens teeth. The accessibility aside, the Hotel Mets Shibuya is pretty good - there are two computers for complimentary next access, if you know Shibuya at all, it is within about 15 minutes of some major department stores and the Public House (which serves as a breakfast restaurant in the morning and a funky bar in the evening) is actually pretty good. Try and get a rate that includes breakfast. If you can't the Lawson which is near the hotel is always busy but has enough for what you may require.

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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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LA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2011

A fine, no frills hotel in Shibuya. The rooms were clean, but small and the staff was helpful. You can enter directly from the train station and there are restaurants within walking distance and a convenience store across the street. The rooms are nothing special, but they get the job done for less than many other places in Tokyo.

Ask for the largest room possible on the side away from the tracks. Also, price includes a very nice free breakfast!

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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St. Louis, Mo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2010

My daughter and I stayed at the Mets Shibuya during a group tour and were thrilled with the hotel and, especially, the location. The hotel is conveniently located adjacent to a main subway line offering convenient access to most of the sights of Tokyo. The Shibuya location is great as well with multiple dining and shopping venues readily available. There is a convenience store right across the street and multiple good and inexpensive restaurants one block away. The rooms are small by western standards but nicely equipped and clean. An ample buffet breakfast is available with western and Japanese foods and the restaurant has 4 free internet stations . Although we were assigned this hotel with our tour, I would enthusiastically recommend this hotel as a base for exploring Tokyo to others.

  • Stayed June 2010
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Zurich
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2010

The Hotel Mets Shibuya is very average.

The rooms in the Hotel Mets are spacious and reasonably priced, especially for Shibuya. Also, we had a very urban look from the window - nice. On the other hand, the bathroom felt very cheap - it was entirely of plastic. One felt more like in an airplane than in a hotel room!

The location is good, right inside the Shibuya station. If you go to the Shibuya crossway, however - and you sure will - you understand that even if the hotel is in the station, it does not mean that it is necessarily very close by. Still, you are quickly on your way to Narita, so its a very good option if you leave Japan after your stay in Tokyo.

The breakfast is served at two different places, and both offer some pros and cons. The staff is professional, but that is it. There is a PC for going in the internet, but it is not very comfortable to use (there is internet in the room of course).

If I have to offer you a conclusion, I would say that the Hotel Mets Shibuya is a very average hotel. While its rooms are quite comfortable and spacious, they feel cheap. While it is located right inside Shibuya station, going there might still be quite a trip. While the staff is professional, it is not very friendly. You get the idea. Probably the best example is that there are some free portions of tea in the room - but it is only tea powder.

Go to the Hotel Mets if you are fine with an average experience in a reasonably well located hotel. If you like to feel cozy, romantic or are looking for something special, go somewhere else. I do not say it is a bad hotel - it is just very boring. Personally, I would not recommend it. Spend some more bucks and go home with a better memory.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2010

Stayed here for 6 nights and could not fault the hotel. Rooms were clean, staff were helpful and spoke english, and the location was only five minutes from the main station. Breakfast was included in the price and if you have a JR rail pass you receive 10% off the total price. Overall a positive experience.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Stockholm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2009

Stayed at the Mets Shibuya for three days in October of 2009, travelled with a group of 6 people.

We were ALL very happy with the hotel. It's clean, the rooms are of decent size (please remember this is Tokyo), the location is amazing, breakfast is included in the price and the internet is free. We couldn't ask for more.

The staff was very helpful and friendly.

The area around the hotel is packed with restaurants, cafés, stores.

This was our first trip to Tokyo, and we all fell in love with the city, and are definitely going back. I will no doubt choose the Mets Shibuya again, if given the choice.

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Mets Shibuya
Address: 3-29-17 Shibuya, Shibuya 150-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Shibuya > Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 27 Hotels / Ryokan in Shibuya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mets Shibuya 3*
Number of rooms: 194
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Narita Express/JR Saikyo Line/JR Shonan Shinjuku Line platform is directly connected to New South Gate where our hotel is located. Our hotel is directly connected to JR Shibuya station through New South Gate. JR Shibuya station East Exit-8 min. walk Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line & Tokyu Toyoko Line-10 min. walk (14th or 16th Exit) Inogashira-Line West Exit-10 min. walk ... more   less 
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