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Where to stay in Shinjuku

Home to the world’s busiest train station, Shinjuku is a bustling Tokyo neighborhood. Brimming with numerous places that promise late-night entertainment and a multitude of shops, Shinjuku also offers serene locations to escape to, should the hustle and bustle of Tokyo start taking its toll. Situated within easy reach of the Gyoen National Garden, the Metropolitan Government Office, and the Golden Gai, Shinjuku has all the typical tourist attractions covered, combined with a lively after-dark social scene, making a vacation in Shinjuku a popular choice.

Hotels in Shinjuku

Shinjuku hotels cater for all types of travelers. Enjoy a 5-star Shinjuku hotel like the Park Hyatt Tokyo—an elegant and sophisticated space occupying the top 14 floors of a Tokyo skyscraper that offers luxury amenities and gourmet dining. More practical Shinjuku apart-hotels like the Citadines Central Shinjuku Tokyo offer comfortable serviced apartment accommodation combined with hotel conveniences, ideal for travelers wanting to tailor their stay. The Hundred Stay is a popular hotel in Shinjuku for travelers thanks to its central location and varied choice of beautifully decorated hotel rooms, studios, or apartments, many of which have exceptional views of Tokyo.

Things to see in Shinjuku

The Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden provides a welcome respite from busy Tokyo, where visitors can enjoy the stunning gardens and make use of the traditional Japanese teahouse. To really appreciate the sheer size of Tokyo, be sure to take a trip to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office. This high-rise building offers expansive views of the city skyline, stretching as far as Mount Fuji. The close-knit streets of Shinjuku Golden Gai come alive after dark when the small, quirky bars are packed until the early hours of the morning. This is a truly unique opportunity to experience local living. Kangurazaka is French-influenced district that is well worth a visit. In contrast to the skyscrapers of Tokyo, here you’ll find cobbled alleyways lined with cute cafes, bars, and restaurants. Formerly a key area for geisha houses, its history is still visible and many of the ryōtei restaurants offer traditional geisha entertainment.

Good for couples

A vacation in Shinjuku is great for young travelers and couples. Here you can be in the mix of key local attractions and an exciting array of both modern and quintessentially Japanese bars and restaurants that are so loved by travelers and locals alike. Shinjuku Station is the world’s busiest station and serves a number of railways and subway lines. It sees more than two million passengers daily thanks to its easy and direct routes to Tokyo’s business and commercial districts, making it the ideal place for visitors to jump on one of the many trains and explore the neighboring districts and hot-spots in no time.

How to get to Shinjuku

International flights arrive at Tokyo International Airport, commonly referred to as Tokyo Haneda Airport. One of the greatest pleasures of Japan is its public transport—famed for its efficiency, cleanliness, and convenience. You can easily hop on to the Kiekyu Line from Haneda Airport that travels to Shinjuku Station in just 30 minutes. An alternate travel option is to hail one of the many cabs that depart from the airport, to guarantee you a hassle-free journey from the airport straight to your Shinjuku hotel.

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