Candeo Hotels Ueno Park is a superior mid-range hotel with very reasonable room rates in a location which is convenient for business or leisure. This hotel has a breakfast service, its own laundry, a computer corner, and a currency exchange machine.
The hotel also has a range of accommodation options suitable for single travelers, couples, families, or groups of friends. Candeo Hotels Ueno Park’s location is especially convenient for JR Uguisudani Station and Ueno Park.
Candeo Hotels Ueno Park has 268 guest rooms. Guest rooms come with single, double, twin, or triple beds. All beds are fitted with premium Simmons brand bedding to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. All guest rooms are provided with air conditioning and heating, a refrigerator, an LCD TV, a writing desk, a telephone, an alarm clock, an electric kettle, cups and glasses, a hair dryer, clothes hangers, loungewear and slippers. At Candeo Hotels guests can wear the provided loungewear anywhere inside the hotel building. Complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet access is provided to all the rooms.
All rooms have adjoining bathrooms with a bathtub, shower, and a toilet fitted with an electronic bidet. Bathrooms are provided with towels, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, and conditioner.
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Breakfast & Dining
A daily buffet breakfast is provided in the Candeo Plaza breakfast area on the 2nd floor. The buffet features both Japanese and Western style breakfast dishes, with plenty of fresh vegetables, salad items, and fruits, a variety of freshly baked breads, and drinks such as juice, milk, tea and coffee. The main dishes are changed daily to encourage your appetite. Breakfast is served between 7.00 and 9.30 and costs 1,500 yen per person (not including tax).
For other meals there are seafood, sushi, noodle, and Indian curry restaurants just down the road from the hotel. There is also a large discount supermarket on the 1st floor of the hotel building where you can buy your own food, drinks, and other daily groceries. Vending machines are available in the hotel for soft drinks, mineral water, and alcoholic beverages. There is also an ice-making machine on the 4th floor.
Other Services & Facilities
The 24-hour reception desk is located on the 2nd floor. Staff can provide help with ordering taxis, express delivery services, and cleaning services. Check-in time is from 15.00 and check-out time is by 11.00. Luggage storage is available before checking in and after checking out.
Extra amenities such as hairbrushes, wash cloths, shaving razors, cotton buds, and shoe polish are available in the 2nd floor lobby. Other items available to borrow from reception include extra pillows, nail clippers, hot water bottles, corkscrews, can openers, wine openers, sewing kits, irons and ironing boards, and mobile phone chargers.
There is a computer corner on the 2nd floor which is available 24 hours a day.
Also on the 2nd floor there is a currency exchange machine which can change money for 12 major currencies, including US dollars, Euros, British pounds, Taiwan dollars, Thai baht, Hong Kong dollars, Singapore dollars, Malaysian ringgit, Korean won, Chinese yuan, Australian dollars, and Indonesian rupiah.
This hotel has a self-service laundry with coin-operated machines. One washing cycle costs 200 yen for a 40 minute wash, and the dryers costs 100 yen for 30 minute spin. Detergent is provided automatically by the washing machine.
This hotel has parking available but space is limited so it should be booked in advance by telephone. One night (from 15.00 to 11.00 the next day) costs 1,500 yen and at other times it is 400 yen per hour.
Candeo Hotels Ueno Park is a 3 minute walk from Uguisudani Station on the JR Yamanote and JR Keihin-Tohoku Lines, a 10 minute walk from Iriya Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, and a 13 minute walk from the Iriya Exit of JR Ueno Station.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.