On the west side of the Imperial Palace, the Hotel Grand Arc Hanzomon is a good business hotel that offers extremely reasonable rates and small but clean rooms.
If you don’t mind staying away from the action of the big centers like Shinjuku or Roppongi, then you can save some serious money by staying in Hanzomon, which is a clean and quiet area on the west side of the Imperial Palace. The Hotel Grand Arc Hanzomon is a good Japanese business hotel, with small but efficient rooms. Some rooms offer nice views over the Imperial Palace.
The hotel is about 5 minutes’ walk from Hanzomon Station on the Hanzomon subway line, which gives easy access to places like Shibuya and Nihombashi. Thus, if you don’t mind hopping on the subway every day to start your exploration of Tokyo, then this hotel is a good choice. Indeed, with rates that sometimes enter the budget range, it’s one of the better hotel values in Tokyo.
Hotel Grand Arc Hanzomon
1-1 Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0092
Budget to Moderate
wifi and LAN cable access
Subway: 2-minute walk from exit 1 of Hanzomon Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon line.
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