Are you looking to find some cheap hotels in Tokyo for less than $100 per night? Some would say it can’t be done. Cheap Hotels In Tokyo? A Discount Tokyo Hotel? Is that even possible?


Cheap hotels are not easy to find in the Japanese capital.
After all, it used to be one of the most expensive cities in the world.

But these days are over now, and you can find fantastic discount hotels for a very reasonable price.

I’ve put together a list of recommended Cheap Hotels in Tokyo.
All of them are located in the center of the city.

Cheap Hotels In Central Tokyo (Close To Ginza, Station And Imperial Palace)

Hotel Horidome Villa

Price: From $50

If you don’t mind a tiny room – this hotel is the best deal in Japan. Rooms are super clean and they managed to pack in all the necessary amenities – a Flat-screen TV, hot water kettle, bathrobes, slippers, and high-speed internet (Free wifi in the lobby). The location is very convenient, close to Akihabara.

Access from Narita Airport is easy, taking the Keisei Skyliner to Ueno Station and then the subway. The nearest Subway station has lots of lines, including a JR line, so commuting within the city is easy.

The area has plenty of local restaurants and department stores within walking distance.

Rates and Reviews: Hotel Horidome Villa
See Also: Ginza

Cheap Hotels In Shinagawa (1 Stop from Tokyo Station)

Chisun Hotel Shinagawa West

Price: From $70 Per Niggt

For around $70 a night you get a clean room with a modern design. There’s a Free wired Internet in the room and a computer station on the first floor (100 Yen/10 minutes). The hotel has laundry facilities and a restaurant.

There’s a convenience store just around the corner and plenty of local restaurants in the area.

Rates and Reviews: Chisun Hotel Shinagawa West
See Also: Best Things To Do In the Japanese Capital

Cheap Hotels In Ueno

Oak Hotel

Price: From $60

There’s a lively community vibe at the Oak hotel, and you can meet travelers from all around the world, including families traveling together. Rooms are small but include all necessary amenities.

You can choose a Japanese room (tatami mats, sleeping on a mattress) or a western-style room with beds. There are free computers and Wifi in the lobby.

The hotel is close to the Ueno subway station, stores, zoo, museums, and cheap restaurants.

Rates and Reviews: Oak Hotel Ueno
See Also: Museums in Ueno

Ueno First City Hotel

Price: From $70

Ueno First City Hotel is a 5-10 minutes walk from various subway stations and 5 min walk from Ueno Zoo, the National Museum, The National Museum of Western Art, shops, and restaurants. Akihabara and Ginza are also close by. Amenities include slippers, toiletries, yukata robe, mini-fridge, flat-screen TV, hairdryer, and desk.

In addition to complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, the hotel offers bike rental for 200Y a day and laundry facilities.

Rates and Reviews: Tokyo Ueno First City
See Also: Tokyo Subway

Chisun Hotel Ueno

Price: From $80

An impeccably clean and tiny room welcomes guests to this hotel. The location is 10 minutes walk from Ueno station or Asakusa station. Both are very central subway hubs. Access from Narita Airport is by the Keisei Skyliner. The area is safe and quiet.

There’s a free Internet wire in the room and 2 free computers at the lobby.

Rates and Reviews: Chisun Hotel Ueno
See Also: Asakusa Japan: The City’s Geisha District

Ueno Touganeya Hotel – from $70

Excellent location on a small street, just an overhead bridge connection away from Ueno station.Being so close to Ueno Station makes transportation around the city, from Narita airport and to other places in Japan very easy.

Clean and compact rooms, quiet pedestrian-only streets.

Rates and Reviews: Ueno Touganeya Hotel
See Also: Narita airport Transportation

Cheap Hotels In Ikebukuro

Hotel Wing International Ikebukuro – from $90

The hotel is a short walk from Ikebukuro JR station and about a 10 minute walk to the famous Sunshine city mall.
It’s easy commuting around the city with the JR line and subway from this station.

Rates and Reviews: Hotel Wing International Ikebukuro
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Cheap Hotel Tokyo – Shinjuku

Sunroute Takadanobaba Hotel – from $96

Sunroute hotels are a business hotel chain known for clean rooms and excellent service. An Internet connection wire is provided in the room.You can’t ask for a better location as the hotel is directly opposite the subway station.The station has the JR Yamanote line and other subway lines. In spite of the central location, street noise is not a problem.

There’s a huge shopping center around the corner with restaurants, clothing shops, bowling, and many other services.

Rates and Reviews: Sunroute Takadanobaba Hotel
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Cheap Hotel Tokyo – Kameido (a few stops from Akihabara and Shinjuku)

Weekly Mansion Tokyo Kameido – from $50

As the name suggests – this hotel can be booked for long or short term stays. Rooms include a tiny kitchenette with Micro, mini-fridge and a hot-plate. The hotel offers coin-operated laundry machines.There’s a Free broadband Internet in the rooms.

Location is 10 minutes walk from Kameido subway station, which is conveniently connected to the Yamanote line, and a few stops from major areas in the city like Ikebukuro and Shinjuku, The relaxed, non-touristic neighborhood atmosphere is a great way to experience daily life in the Japanese culture.

Rates and Reviews: Weekly Mansion Tokyo Kameido
See More: Shinjuku

Cheap Hotels Tokyo Between $100-$200 Per Night

Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku Hotel Tokyo-from $160 tripadvisor-sunroute-plaza-3

Location is perfect – right between Yoyogi station and Shinjuku station, walking distance from all Shinjuku Attractions, Nightlife and excellent department stores. The lobby and rooms are beautifully renovated, so don’t be fooled by the bland exterior.

B Akasaka Hotel Tokyo-from $180

Located in Akasaka, a very central location bordering Ginza’s northwest side. Convenient 10 min walk from all the right places to visit in Japan-Roppongi, Tokyo Tower and the Imperial Palace.

Shibuya Tokyu Inn-from $140

Right smack in the middle of the Coolest area in the city-Shibuya, with it’s huge neon signs and futuristic ambiance.

Rose Garden Shinjuku Hotel Tokyo-from $140


Conveniently located in the heart of Shinjuku, with easy access through Shinjuku station to any part of the city.

Hotel Villa Fontaine Shinjuku Tokyo-from $150

A comfortable and quiet hotel, in a hectic area of Shinjuku. Easy walk to Shinjuku station where you can find a subway to anywhere in the city. This Cheap Hotel in Tokyo is clean and comfortable.

Tokyo Trip Checklist

  • To make sure you have all the important things covered see my first-time-in-Tokyo guide
  • Get your 1,2 or 3-day Tokyo Unlimited Subway Pass to easily get around Tokyo
  • If you want to travel on bullet trains you can save big with a Japan Rail Pass. Here’s why is worth it.
  • You’ll need a prepaid sim or Portable WIFI to stay connected in Tokyo.
  • Check out my detailed Tokyo packing list to make sure you’re prepared.
  • The best site to book hotels in Tokyo is almost always And remember to book early, especially during busy times.
  • For travel insurance (which you need) Word Nomads offer great coverage in Japan and are highly recommended.

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