This is a stay review of ‘RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa,’ a lodging facility located close to the iconic symbol of Tokyo tourism, the Tokyo Skytree.
‘RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa’ is a hotel with no staff.
We will provide detailed information on how to check-in, hotel features, and nearby tourist attractions.
- Hotel Reservation Site ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Access to RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Exterior｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Lobby｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Check-in Method｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- How to enter the room ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Room｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Entrance area ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Washbasin＆TV｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Bed｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Refrigerator｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Toilet ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Bathroom｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Amenity｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Disposable slippers
- Dryer｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Coffee maker｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Pajamas｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
- Recommended hotel when sightseeing!
Hotel Reservation Site ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
“RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa” can be booked through Rakuten Travel, agoda, Trip.com, etc.Expedia
Access to RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
Stations near RakutenStay Tokyo Asakusa
・Honjo-Azumabashi Sta.[Asakusa Line A19]…3min
・TokyoSkytree Sta.[Tobu Skytree Line TS02]…8min
・Asakusa Sta.[Tokyometro G19,Tobu Skytree Line TS01,Asakusa Line A18] …8min
The closest station to the hotel is Honjo-Azumabashi Station [Exit A3] on the Toei Asakusa Line.
Exit A3 is stairs.
If it is difficult to go up and down the stairs with suitcases, please go to [Exit A5] where there is an elevator.
If you want to stop by a convenience store, Exit A5 is also recommended because there is a Lawson（convenience store） next to Exit A5.
・Go backward when you get out of Exit A3.
・You will soon come to an intersection (in front of Azumabashi Police Box), so turn left (do not cross the traffic light).
・Go straight. You will see the Sky Tree on your right!
・At the traffic light marked “Genmoribashi”, turn left.
Go straight ahead, turn right at the first path, and the hotel will be on your left.
Exterior｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
・Entrance is electronically keyed (PIN entry).
・PIN will be sent to you by e-mail in advance.
・The key cannot be opened before check-in time.
The building has a bike rental on the first floor.
It looks like an apartment building.
To enter the front door (entrance), you need to enter a PIN.
The PIN will be sent to you by e-mail in advance.
If you enter the PIN before 3:00 p.m. when check-in starts, you will not be able to enter.
Also, since the building is unmanned, your luggage will not be kept until check-in time.
Lobby｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
There is a shared toilet immediately to the left of the entrance.
As you proceed inside, there is a sofa in front of you with the mascot sitting on it!
It is a fun space to find mascots here and there on the walls and ceilings.
Straight ahead and to the left is the reception area.
There are three tablet terminals for check-in.
Tablet devices are available in a variety of languages.
Check-in Method｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
・Check-in is operated by tablets.
・Three tablet terminals.
・Check-in time is from 15:00 / Check-out time is from 10:00
Check-in operation is available from 15:00.
If you check in before this time, you will not be able to proceed.
The return checkout is also done at this terminal.
2.Check-in selection & identity verification
3.Enter reservation number
4.Confirmation of terms and conditions
5.Custmer information confirmation (input)
7.Facility usage guidance, information confirmation
There is no particularly difficult operation, and you can follow the on-screen guidance to select and enter information.
Enter the reservation number that was emailed to you in advance.
During the process, you will be connected to an operator who will confirm your identity.
Even though we were asked to confirm our identity, we were not asked to present identification, but only to answer when asked if we were who we said we were.
The operator was a non-Japanese man.
The check-in operation started at exactly 3:00 p.m. and took about 3 minutes.
How to enter the room ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
After check-in, take the elevator on your left to your room.
There is only one elevator.
The number at the beginning of the room number is the floor number.
Room 503 would be on the 5th floor.
Elevator doors open on the opposite side of the elevator from the side you boarded. (The doors open on the opposite side of the lobby and guest room floors!)
As you exit the elevator, the hallway opens to the outside.
It is built like an apartment building.
At RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa , there are no room keys.
Enter the PIN number provided in the e-mail in advance to enter the room.
You will also be guided to the PIN during the check-in operation.
Press the button,An electronic panel appears.
Room｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
Non-smoking / Separate bath and toilet / 15㎡
The side with a view of Sky Tree
This time, I reserved a twin room (15㎡).
There are two types of twin rooms, 13 m2 and 15 m2, and the 15 m2 room has separate bath and toilet.
Sky Tree could be seen from the window by the bed.
Toilet and bed are close.
Entrance area ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
The door is a clothes rack. The door is a full-length mirror.
There were four hangers and a shoehorn.
Washbasin＆TV｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
The washbasin is located across from the bed.
There is a TV next to the washbasin.
There is a coffee maker, water heater, toiletries, and tissues on the table below the TV, and a hair dryer on the shelf below.
Bed｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
The rods were lined with two beds about the size of a single.
There was one outlet at the bedside and one for USB.
There is space under the bed for suitcases, making efficient use of space!
Refrigerator｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
The refrigerator is a small one of the type often found in business hotels.
There is no refrigeration function.
Toilet ｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
Toilet with electric bedet seat.
Bathroom｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
Most japanese people fill the bathtub and soak in the bath.
Soak in the bath to relax and warm up.
Body soap, shampoo and conditioner are provided.
※Some rooms have a bath, washbasin, and toilet all in one unit.
Amenity｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
Disposable slippers are provided. You may take them home after use.
Dryer｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
The dryer is Panasonic（ionity EH-NE59）.
Panasonic hair dryers are popular in Japan.
Coffee maker｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
There is an instruction manual for the coffee maker that is also written in English.
Pajamas｜RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa
The loungewear (pajamas) are free size and one-piece type.
I am 168cm tall and the length is as shown in the image above.
Sleeves and length are short.
The fabric is thin, so those who are sensitive to cold should bring pajamas or something to wear inside.
Recommended hotel when sightseeing!
RakutenSTAY Tokyo Asakusa is a recommended hotel for sightseeing since it is within walking distance of Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa.
We delivered the actual experience of staying at the hotel.
I am happy if this article is helpful to you.