The Barn Tokyo is a small boutique hotel providing affordable, compact but cozy accommodation in a quiet area near JR Uguisudani Station. The Barn Tokyo is convenient for Ueno Park and Tokyo National Museum and just a short walk from train lines which connect you to the rest of Tokyo. This family-run hotel offers friendly service with a welcoming, personal touch and is a great base from which to explore the city.
The Barn Tokyo has just 5 guest rooms all of which are non-smoking. Each room has a double bed with a memory foam mattress and fresh linens.
All rooms are supplied with air conditioning and heating, a TV with streaming movie channels, free Wi-Fi internet access, a small refrigerator, and slippers. An electric kettle, cups, glasses, tea and coffee are all provided. There is also a guidebook in each room with maps and suggestions for local attractions and dining locations. Each room has its own private shower, sink, and a lavatory fitted with an electric bidet. Complimentary amenities include towels, toothbrushes, body soap, shampoo, hair conditioner, cotton pads, and cotton buds.
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This hotel provides complimentary fruit and coffee each morning.
For other meals there are a great range of restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area. Just a short walk from the hotel are restaurants serving Thai, Taiwanese, and Indian cuisine, and Japanese restaurants serving sushi, gyudon beef bowls, tempura, braised eel, and casual izakaya-style fare. There is also a 24-hour convenience store just 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel where you can buy cheap snacks, drinks and other provisions.
Other Services & Facilities
The staff at this hotel are friendly, speak Japanese, English and Thai, and are happy to help with local sightseeing advice and restaurant bookings.
A laundry service is available for a fee.
Housekeeping for guest rooms is performed daily. Fresh linens and towels are provided every four days.
This is a three story building with no elevator.
The Barn Tokyo is a 5 minute walk from JR Uguisudani Station on the Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines, a 5 minute walk from Iriya Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, and 10 minutes from the Iriya Exit of JR Ueno Station. Here is a map showing the hotel’s location.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.