Ueno Touganeya Hotel is a well-appointed budget hotel in Ueno with comfortable rooms, accommodating staff, and excellent facilities. This hotel is conveniently placed both for local transport and for Ueno’s top tourist attractions such as the Ameyoko street market, Ueno Park and Ueno Zoo.
Ueno Touganeya Hotel has a range of guest rooms which come with single beds, double beds, twin beds, bunk beds, or family rooms which have two single beds and two bunk beds. All guest rooms are non-smoking.
All rooms have air conditioning and heating, a TV, a refrigerator, an electric kettle with tea making facilities, a desk with a desk lamp, a telephone, a hair dryer, Japanese style lounge wear and disposable slippers. Free wired and wireless internet access is available in every room. All guest rooms have a private bathroom equipped with a bathtub and shower combination, and a toilet with an electric bidet. Free amenities include shampoo, conditioner, body soap, toothbrush sets, disposable razors, and towels.
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Ueno Touganeya Hotel
Breakfast & Dining
Breakfast is served in the 1st floor dining area between 7.00 and 9.00 each morning with last orders at 8.30. This is a set Japanese style breakfast with freshly grilled fish, rice, soup and side dishes. Coffee is served after the meal. Breakfast should be reserved at the front desk by midnight of the day preceding.
For other meals there are a large number of casual izakaya style restaurants, Chinese restaurants, noodle shops, and cafes in the area around the hotel. There is also a 24-hour Lawson convenience store where you can buy cheap snacks, drinks, and other groceries which is just a one minute walk from the hotel.
Other Services & Facilities
This hotel has a 24-hour front desk and no curfew. Check-in starts from 15:00 and check-out is by 11:00. Luggage can be stored at the front desk before checking in or after checking out.
There is a free desk-top computer that guests can use in the 1st floor lobby that is available 24 hours a day. Staff can print documents for guests for 20 yen per sheet.
An iron, trouser press, and DVD player are available to borrow from the front desk.
This hotel has a self-service laundromat on the 1st floor with coin-operated machines. Laundry detergent can be purchased from the front desk. A laundry service is also available at the front desk.
In-room massages are available for a fee.
This hotel has parking available for two standard sized cars. Parking here is free between the hours of 15.00 and 11.00 the next day. If the parking spaces are full there is a paid parking lot nearby.
Ueno Touganeya Hotel is a 2 minute walk from Ueno Subway Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya and Ginza lines, a 5 minute walk from JR Ueno Station, and 6 minutes from Keisei Ueno Station. Here is a map showing its location.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.