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Via Inn Asakusa

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I stayed here for three nights at the start of my stay in Tokyo. Annoyingly you can't check in until 3pm which isn't great after a night flight and arriving at the hotel at 1pm. However, the staff are helpful, the rooms clean, wifi free, tea and coffee free to take from reception and make in your room and the...

1Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Stayed here for a week and loved the hotel and location. Very modern and clean with friendly staff. Very good value for the price and the location next to Sensoji temple means you can have a fun time all day long. Plan on staying here next trip to Tokyo.

Thank LoganMiami
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of my stay in Japan and then 1 night at the end. Although it is situated in a good position, the hotel itself was very basic. I stayed in a twin room and found it to be very small, no room at all to move around. The public area was also...

1Thank maxine1612
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We got upgraded to a larger room for free which was nice. However, we had requested a non-smoking room and it smelt like smoke. We rang reception to change (even to a smaller room) but they insisted it was a non smoking room but also had no other available rooms. We asked them to change the pillows and blankets. We...

1Thank Xavieremp
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights at the beginning of our Japan trip. Right next to a huge temple, close to shops and restaurants. Good clean rooms. Buffet breakfast is available as is a coin operated guest laundry. A 5 minute walk to trains taking Ginza line into the central city. Would stay again any time.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great location, situated right next to Senso-ji Temple and just a 5 minute walk from Asakusa station. The room was very clean and confortable and the staff were very helpful and professional. I really recommend this hotel, such great value for money.

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was my second time visiting this hotel. The 1st time I visited it was 9 years back when it's named Blue Wave Asakusa. It's very convenient regardless if you are coming from Haneda or Narita airport. There's lift to access to the subway if you've luggages. JR Ginza & Toei Subway are just 10 mins walk away. At night,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Amazing location - really close to subway station and to Sensoji Temple. Good if all you're looking for is to sleep in Tokyo for a couple of days, possibly not the best if you're looking for a longer stay.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The location of the hotel came as a plus point, it was a few minutes walk from Asakusa train station. It is also close to tourist attractions Sensoji Temple, and many food or snack outlets which is recommended online for tourist. The room was a little small as we have difficulties moving our luggage around in the room. The hotel...

Thank Yodo86
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights in this hotel . The hotel staff are friendly and helpful . The reception counter offered green tea pack , tea and coffee sachet to customers , you can take as you wish and make a drink in your room . Most of the room of this hotel has good view of sky tree too ....

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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Additional Information about Via Inn Asakusa

Address: 2-33-7 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 , Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $78 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Via Inn Asakusa 3*
Number of rooms: 190
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Blue Wave Inn Asakusa Hotel Taito
Blue Wave Hotel Asakusa
Via Inn Asakusa Tokyo, Japan
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“Request for rooms on a higher level to have a better view of attractions around the vincity such as Skytree tower.”
Yodo86, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Unimportant, you'll hardly be in the room.”
186338SimoneP, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“There are rooms with a view of the temple. But even street facing are quite quiet.”
Jane2901, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Go for the back "with temple view". The road at the front is pretty full on, and was being dug up when we were there in late September.”
crookhamcommon, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a non-smoking room if you dislike the smell”
458vincenth, 12 Jun 2014 | Read review
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