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“Excellent location for Senso-ji Temple and neighborhood.”

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Hotel Keihan Asakusa
Ranked #20 of 120 Hotels / Ryokan in Taito
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Sydney, Australia
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“Excellent location for Senso-ji Temple and neighborhood.”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

As always it was me and my wife on our world travel.
We book Keihan Asakusa cause from our research we wanted to stay in Asakusa area of Tokyo and explore the surroundings. We couldn't have chosen a better hotel than this for that budget in this neighborhood. Actually we were pleasantly surprised about the excellent location. It was 2 min walk from the famous Senso-ji temple and the complex surrounding the temple is wonderful. Because of the proximity to the temple we were able to wake up early have a nice breakfast and get to the temple early and beat the crowd and have the beautiful temple to ourselves.
And at night the place becomes lively with small street style bars & restaurant with some awesome Japanese bar food and Sake. They are a little expensive but worth a try once.
The room is Tiny but had all the basic amenities. They even had a Mukti-phone charger in the room which was extremely useful cause our Universal adapter stopped working.
CAUTION: You cannot get a prepaid Sim-Card for any phone in JAPAN. Japan had only pre-installed sim phones from mobile service providers. So your iPhones can only be used on wifi for internet, No calls...unless you can afford to pay the roaming charges of your home country.
So good hotel with excellent location. But its a little far from Asakusa station on the subway line.
Japan is an Awesome place and the best people in the world for respect and discipline. Cheers!

Room Tip: Room on a higher floor with front road facing for a decent view.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Keihan_Asakusa, front desk at Hotel Keihan Asakusa, responded to this review, 14 October 2014
It is such a pleasure that you picked our hotel in your world travel. It is always our aim to give our guests the best service with reasonable price. Because we have such good location, as you mentioned, you can beat the crowd on the walk to Senso-ji Temple in the morning. In my personal opinion, the Senso-ji Temple is more beautiful at night than in the daytime because of the light-up and quietness.
We hope we have the chance to see you when you come to Tokyo next time.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

I was extremely pleased at my stay in Hotel Keihan Asakusa. It's a nicely located hotel with very clean, comfortable rooms and extremely pleasant staff. The hotel's location is perfect for viewing local attractions, is close to a 7-11 and a late-night supermarket, and readily accessible to public transport.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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Keihan_Asakusa, front desk at Hotel Keihan Asakusa, responded to this review, 14 October 2014
Thank you so much for your kind words, we are very glad you enjoyed staying in our hotel.
Recently, there are many new shops opened, beside sight seeing, you can also get a lot of cheap useful Japanese goods without going to other crowed station.
Hope we will have chance to welcome you again in the future.
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

Thumbs up: Great location in Asakusa. Very helpful desk staff. Reasonably priced.

Thumbs down: The rooms were small, as one would expect in Tokyo, but the bathroom was very small, just big enough for one person to move around.

Recommendation: Nice hotel in the most "Japanese" of Tokyo neighborhoods. A great place to stay.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Keihan_Asakusa, フロント at Hotel Keihan Asakusa, responded to this review, 17 February 2014
Thank fou your second compliments.
We will make an effort to become the better hotel.
We look forward to seeing again.
Thank you.
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Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a week over the New Year. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of lots of restaurants and market stalls. As it was new year, the stalls were hard to access as there were masses of people visiting the temple. The hotel itself was very clean and the staff tried hard to communicate in English. The rooms are small but its expected in Japan. If you don't smoke, make sure you request a non smoking room. We were first in a smoking room and the smell was horrendous. We had to stay 2 nights before another room became available but the staff were very understanding. A great place to visit :)

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Keihan_Asakusa, フロント at Hotel Keihan Asakusa, responded to this review, 17 February 2014
Thank you for your staying and many nice words.
Did you enjoy Japanese New year?
In japan, people came to temple during New year.
In particular,Senso-ji is most popular temple in Tokyo.
If you come to Tokyo again, please stay our hotel.
Thank you.
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Quite a good hotel and really near the Tsukuba train station but beware! There are two other station that is 15 min walk away that has the exact same name "asakusa" and the Tsukuba rail is more expensive and not accessible from major station... So it's a pain to walk back to the hotel in the winter after a long day walking around he city.. But the hotel itself was quite good just the location is average...

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Asakusa is a great area to stay in which I would definitely recommend: it's local, quaint and quiet with lots of eateries around.

The hotel is perfectly location in the heart of Asakusa and a short walk from the metro.

Room (small double with private bath): a bit tight but clean, fresh and nicely decorated and has all that is necessary (phone and ipad chargers, teapot, fridge, hair dryer). WiFi quality was excellent

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Shirakawa, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stayed in a small double room for 3 nights in late March. The bed was pleasantly large, as was the room, which was a nice surprise. There was a good bathroom with nice toiletries. There was free internet and a TV, although we didn't use them. Breakfast was available for around 1000yen, but we were getting up early so didn't have it, but it looked nice. The bed was comfy with nice pillows. There is currently a building site next to the hotel, which may be a problem if you are planning on sleeping in late. It didn't bother us because we were leaving at around 9am in the mornings, but we could hear the noise slightly through the window. The hotel staff were very helpful and allowed us to leave our luggage in the hotel for as long as we liked when we checked out. The local area is good, with lots of restaurants and shops and easy access (2mins walk) to the Asakusa shrine and gate. Less than 10mins walk from Asakusa station, where you can get on the Ginza or the Asakusa line. A good hotel!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Keihan Asakusa
Address: 2-12-4 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Taito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Keihan Asakusa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 178
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