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Tokyo is an expensive city to sleep in, and even budget options will end up eating holes into your coffer. But the generally high levels of quality and cleanliness will make it clear you are getting what you pay for while staying in any Tokyo hotel. Luxury Western-style hotels are plentiful; a fleet of standard business hotels have fewer frills, but can make a lengthy stay more affordable. Japanese-style ryokan and minshuku will allow you to sleep on futons laid upon tatami mats. Rounding out the category are the more quirky options of capsule hotels (where you pay a reasonable fee for a human-sized compartment in which to sleep) or love hotels, which often boast themes and will let you pay for a couple hour's "rest" or an overnight "stay." Visiting a love hotel is a fun Tokyo experience, but keep in mind that you're not meant to be able to come and go as you please; the doors usually lock for the duration of your stay.

For the traveler in Tokyo, a majority of the points of interest will be in the western part of the city, so staying in the neighborhoods of Shinjuku, Shibuya or the less-happening (but more affordable) Ikebukuro would be a wise choice. The options below are all generally located in west Tokyo and are merely a sampling of countless accommodation choices throughout the city.

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku
A full-service hotel with a stellar location just a five-minute walk from Shinjuku station, the Keio Plaza Hotel is a great choice for any...
1692 Reviews
Park Hyatt Tokyo
3-7-1-2 Nishi Shinjuku
Widely acknowledged to be Tokyo's finest hotel, you may recognize the Park Hyatt as the backdrop for the film "Lost in Translation." Even a...
1315 Reviews
Kimi Ryokan
2-36-8 Ikebukuro
For travelers who want to get away from the familiarity of queen-sized beds and carpeted hotel floors, a stay at a ryokan (traditional Japanese...
242 Reviews
Century Shibuya
1-19-14 Dogenzaka
Located in Shibuya, Century Shibuya (Capsule Land) is a capsule hotel mostly geared for people too drunk or busy to make it back home for the...
13 Reviews
Toyoko Inn Ikebukuro Kita-guchi 1
2-50-5 Ikebukuro
The Toyoko Inn chain of business hotels offers clean Western-style hotel rooms at reasonable rates. Rooms are cramped and the chances of your...
72 Reviews
Hotel Dormy Inn Akihabara
4-12-5 Sotokanda
Hotel Dormy is a popular budget chain of hotels in Japan that offers a lot of value for the money. Rooms at the Tokyo outpost are predictably...
87 Reviews
Hotel Niwa Tokyo
1-1-16 Misakicho
A modern, business-style hotel, Hotel Niwa offers easy access to most attractions via nearby rail stations. Though still small, rooms are...
1033 Reviews
Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo
1-8-3 Marunouchi
Hotel Shangri-La is a lovely luxury hotel adjacent to Tokyo Station, where guests have access to a slew of amenities from meet-and-greet service...
626 Reviews
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