Nestled in Asakusa one of Tokyo’s oldest heritage area, merely 5 mins walk from the famous Sensoji Temple & few metro stops away from Tokyo Skytree, Akihabara & Ginza, The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon is undoubtedly one of the most strategically located hotel for travelers visiting Tokyo.
The contemporary 4 star intimate hotel is designed by famed architect Shigeru Uchida features 136 guest rooms range from premium suites to more modest rooms that provides guests a sense of intimacy & relaxation.
Upon stepping out of the lift into the lobby, we were mesmerized by the stunning view of the hotel lobby, the large windows and high ceiling provides a marvelous view of Tokyo Skytree and the city’s skyline.
Checking in was breeze, free wifi is available throughout the hotel. Our 258sq. ft Hollywood Double room is quite spacious compared to other hotels in Tokyo.
Our room is decorated with sumi colored wallpaper providing tranquility & serenity atmosphere while the shining black furniture enhances the overall design.
Also, it is equipped with a Slumberland Wide Bed, flat screen TV, mini fridge, kettle with coffee and teas, and Double-layered cotton gauze nightwear for each guest.
The bathroom doesnt disappoint as well, a separated shower area that features a bath tub & Hansgrohe Rain Shower & quality bathroom amenities is given.
Not to mention, the splendid Tokyo skytree view from our room with a comfortable lounger perfect for reading session.
Another highlight of the hotel is definitely the B Bar – a private bar that is exclusively for hotel guests and companion. With it minimalistic art pieces hung on the walls, giving guests the feeling of closeness and exclusivity.
With limited seating and unobstructed panoramic views of Tokyo Skytree, city skyline and features the shimmering reflection of water on the terrace wall., the bar is easily overcrowded even with its own in house guests.
The R Restaurant is the signature restaurant of The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon. It is a french bistro-style restaurant & bar and is also where hotel guests enjoy their daily breakfast.
The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon strongly emphasize on health conscious breakfast featuring fresh squeezed orange, raw honey direct from honeycomb & organic vegetables.
While the buffet spread is limited, guests are ensured top quality food. Apart from buffet spread, guests can also order 1 main course of either : Egg Benedict, Scramble Egg & French Toast.
Overall our hotel stay was fantastic, the staffs service were great & the superb location of the hotels allow us to spend more quality time around Asakusa area and easily reaching other attractions.
What we look forward : Check out time at 12pm instead 11am
The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by HULIC
2-16-11, Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034, Japan
〒111-0034 東京都台東区雷門2-16-11 ザ・ゲートホテル雷門 by HULIC
Rates : from 18,000 JPY onwards