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Hotel New Star Ikebukuro

2-61-6 Ikebukuro, Toshima 171-0014 Tokyo Prefecture
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#47 of 67 hotels in Toshima

See why so many travellers make Hotel New Star Ikebukuro their hotel of choice when visiting Toshima. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Rooms at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro provide air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro guests have access to 24 hour front desk, 24 hour check-in, and baggage storage. Need a place to park? Parking is available at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Ikebukuro West Entrance Mosaiculture Enchan (0.2 mi) and Ikefukurou Statue (0.3 mi), guests of Hotel New Star Ikebukuro can easily experience some of Toshima's most well known attractions.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the cafes, including Butler Cafe Swallowtail, maidreamin Ikebukuro Sunshine Street Shop, and MILKY WAY, all of which are a short distance from Hotel New Star Ikebukuro.

Toshima is also known for some great gardens, including Mejiro Garden and Hanano Rakuen Garden, which are not too far from Hotel New Star Ikebukuro.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro as you experience all of the things Toshima has to offer.

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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Coffee shop
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Vending machine
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Claerli wrote a review Dec 2019
Canton of Basel, Switzerland201 contributions84 helpful votes
Here an overview : + really friendly staff + really clean + every day new towels etc + comfy bed - lot's of pillows upon request + great location + washing possibilities - pretty old Overall we really felt at home there. Yes it was old and not on the newest updates but we had everything we needed. For that price we would go again!
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Date of stay: November 2019
Sleep Quality
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Eric wrote a review Nov 2019
Osaka, Japan4 contributions1 helpful vote
Rooms are a little vintage and it’s about 10 mins walk from Ikebukuro train station but the room was clean. Had to book a smoking room since it was the only one available but didn’t smell bad. WiFi is still a little bit slow but manageable. Small tip, since you have to leave the key at the front when you leave, remember how to say your room number in Japanese! Makes it easier for both you and the front. Also the washer/dryer use is extremely cheap (100yen each), so plus on that. All in all great experience for myself.
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Date of stay: November 2019
Immerenga wrote a review Apr 2019
Stuttgart, Germany939 contributions177 helpful votes
Well,I'm glad my stay here is over. Holy crap,don't make the mistake of coming here. The rooms are tiny. The bed is harder than a torture device. Everything is run down. And it reeks of smoke. The bed is tiny. The bathroom is even worse. I couldn't even properly stand in it. Stains in the rug. Just disgusting
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
hawaiitraveller1 wrote a review Dec 2018
honolulu305 contributions98 helpful votes
This is a great hotel for the budget minded traveler. Rooms are very convenient for a solo traveler, about 8' x 15' (120 sq ft). Not comfortable for couples but it fits the bill for a solo traveler. Price was excellent, since I booked 3 months earlier I got a good price for my 6 night stay (under $47 a night, including all taxes and fees), one of the better rates for the area and better than staying at a hostel IMHO (you get your own private room and bathroom). The hotel is close to the Ikebukuro Train station, a comfortable 10 minute walk. There is a bus stop for the Haneda airport limousine bus right across the street from the Train station so easy to roll your luggage to and from the hotel. There is a Lawson's downstairs, a Family Mart, liquor store and a pet store right across the street. A number of eateries in the area including a KFC and McD's near the train station, a Don Quiote close to the Train station (another bigger one on the eastern side of the train station). Area lighting isn't that bright at night so can seem a little dark near the hotel but I always felt safe walking from the train station at night. There aren't many amenities in the hotel and room but I don't expect much from a budget hotel, basically just a safe, secure place to stay for the night. The room contains a fridge, tv, hair dryer, standard bathroom with toilet/bidet. 24 hour front desk, you have to drop off your room key at the front desk whenever you leave the hotel. The TV had the usual Japanese channels. Wifi wasn't that great, off hours/late night it was strong but during the day and evening it wasn't strong and sometimes dropped you. Check in was at 3 pm but you can leave your bags and they will put a net around the bags to hold it until you check in. Same thing after check out. They offer a simple breakfast for around $5 but I found it easier to just pick up something from Lawsons downstairs. Use the back door to get to the train station. That street takes you directly to the area near the Ikebukuro Train station. From the train station, look for the KFC and go up that street to get to the back door of the hotel. The back door hotel sign isn't very visible so make sure you know how the back side looks like before using it or else you may get confused or lost. I would stay here again and would recommend this hotel to solo travelers on a budget.
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Date of stay: October 2018
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Brent B wrote a review Oct 2018
17 contributions2 helpful votes
Firstly the hotel is in a good location in Ikebukuro. Unfortunately that’s the only positive. Rooms are very run down with marks & dents & stains all over the walls. Really needs to be patched & painted. See pics of my room on the 8th floor. My TV & wifi didn’t work on my first night. It took a number of calls & visits to the front desk to get it sorted. Rooms are the standard small business style you find in Tokyo. While a good price for a budget hotel I think you can find a much better hotel to stay at for a few more dollars in the area
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
US$50 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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JapanKantoTokyo PrefectureTokyoToshimaIkebukuro / Ikebukuro / Akabane / Itabashi / Nerima
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel New Star Ikebukuro
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Nearby attractions include Ikebukuro Engeijyo (0.3 km), Ikebukuro no Mori (0.2 km), and Echika Ikebukuro (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a hot tub, and meeting rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
Is parking available at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tachiguimidori, Echika Ikebukuro, Craft Cocktail Tokyo, and Ringo Ikebukuro.
Is Hotel New Star Ikebukuro located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Toshima.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel New Star Ikebukuro?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tokyo Central Railway Station (7.7 km), Nezu Shrine (4.9 km), and Yasukuni Shrine (5.5 km).