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Where to Stay in Odaiba: 5 Popular Hotels for Both Business and Leisure, Solo Travelers and Families!

Where to Stay in Odaiba: 5 Popular Hotels for Both Business and Leisure, Solo Travelers and Families!

Date published: 8 November 2018

Odaiba is Tokyo’s man-made island that boasts a variety of different sightseeing and entertainment spots. Of course, it’s also dotted with hotels, from luxury resort to reasonably priced places. And just like Odaiba offers many sights and a 30-minute access to the city center for solo travelers, couples, families, and people on a business trip having only a couple of hours to sightsee, the hotel variety also answers to every traveler’s needs. Let’s take a look at five particularly popular hotels in the Odaiba area to discover excellent service, heartfelt hospitability, and more!

1. Conrad Tokyo: In Walking Distance of Ginza and with a Fantastic View of the City

1. Conrad Tokyo: In Walking Distance of Ginza and with a Fantastic View of the City

The Hilton Group’s luxury brand “Conrad” is known for combining the modern style of the brand with the charms of the local area. That means that you can expect a stunning design inside Conrad Tokyo, merging modern aesthetics with traditional Japan. It also features excellent access to Tokyo Bay and the Hamarikyu Gardens right nearby but also to Ginza, Asakusa, Roppongi, Marunouchi, and so on, making it an ideal choice for business travelers. The international hotel also offers a variety of award-winning services.

1) Even Conrad’s standard rooms are 28 square meters in size, the largest for that room type in Tokyo. Especially the ceiling height of 3 meters is appealing. 2) The 226-square meter large suites and executive rooms with direct access to the executive lounge are also popular. 3) The glass-enclosed bathrooms let you take a relaxing bath while gazing over the cityscape. 4) The exquisite view of Tokyo from the bathroom.

Look forward to thorough relaxation at the hotel’s facilities

“Suizuki Spa & Fitness” lets you customize your own wellness treatment from an abundant selection.
The fitness area has a 25-meter deep indoor swimming pool designed in the image of an ink painting.
The gym features state-of-the-art equipment and a refreshing atmosphere.
1) “Collage” offers modern French cuisine. 2) Enjoy refined Chinese cuisine at “China Blue.” 3) “Kazahana” serves authentic Japanese cuisine. 4) & 5) The chefs of “Bar & Lounge Twenty Eight” create individualistic dishes inspired by art and ingredients.

Check-in: 15:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Wi-Fi: charged (free for Hilton Honors members)
Parking: charged
Languages: English
Access: Shiodome Station (Toei Oedo Line, Yurikamome Line), 1 minute on foot
Shinbashi Station (JR Lines, Toei Asakusa Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line), 7 minutes on foot
Airport Limousine: 60 minutes to Haneda Airport / 90 minutes to Narita Airport

  • Conrad Tokyo
    コンラッド東京
    • Address 1-9-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-7337 / 〒105-7337 東京都港区東新橋1-9-1
    • Phone Number 03-6388-8000

2. Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai: Delicious Breakfast and Atmospheric Public Bath

2. Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai: Delicious Breakfast and Atmospheric Public Bath
Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai is located in “Shiodai 5,” a district that is undergoing major redevelopment.

Italia-gai is a district connected to Shiodome’s business area, known for its beautiful cobblestone roads and building of stunning architecture, evoking an exotic atmosphere. Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai stands out among them with its stunning yellow building. Japan is undergoing a tourism boom right now and the number of visitors rises every year, and while people tend to be concerned about a spike in prices for hotels, Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai is a reasonably priced choice that offers luxurious facilities, including a Japanese public bath and an Italian restaurant with a great breakfast buffet. The access to sightseeing spots on Odaiba such as DiverCity Tokyo Plaza and the Museum of Maritime Science is excellent, just like the access to Hibiya and its Tokyo Midtown Hibiya and Kabuki-za Theater in Ginza.

The rooms of 20 square meters are wonderfully spacious and available for a reasonable price.
“Vascagarden” is the hotel’s own public bath on the top floor. It’s open until 1:00 a.m. and opens as early as 6:00 a.m.

The restaurant “La Marea” offers a stunning buffet under the concept of “enjoyable breakfast.” Look forward to over 40 different choices from Japanese and Western cuisines, focusing on Italian in particular. Enjoy a delightful breakfast table with pasta and pizza, evoking the atmosphere of a charming Italian town. The chefs also create delicious lunch and dinner buffets that are not only popular with the hotel’s guests.

Check-in: 15:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Wi-Fi: free
Parking: charged
Languages: English
Access: Hamamatsucho Station (JR lines, Tokyo Monorail), 8 minutes on foot
Shinbashi Station (JR lines), 10 minutes on foot
Shiodome Station (Toei Oedo Line, Yurikamome Line), 7 minutes on foot
Onarimon Station (Mita Line), 7 minutes on foot
Daimon Station (Asakusa Line, Oedo Line), 8 minutes on foot

  • Mitsui Garden Hotel Shiodome Italia-gai
    三井ガーデンホテル (汐留イタリア街)
    • Address 2-14-24 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0021 / 〒105-0021 東京都港区東新橋2-14-24
    • Phone Number 03-3431-1131

3. Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel Great Choice for Longer Stays

3. Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel Great Choice for Longer Stays
Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel is convenient for both leisure and business purposes.

The Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel is famous as the closest hotel to Tokyo Big Sight, Japan’s largest convention center. Of course, major spots around Odaiba are only a short walk away as well, and the nearby stations of the Rinkai and Yurikamome Line reliably take you to terminal stations in Tokyo’s center. Toyosu Market, which opened in October 2018, is also only two stops away on the Yurikamome Line and there are shuttle buses taking you to Tokyo Disney Resort. The hotel also has several accommodation plans suited for both sightseeing and business, such as the one-day plan for after 1200 p.m. (from 5,500 yen).

The hotel offers a variety of rooms, including single, twin, and triple. The interior is attractive, with details such as task and indirect lighting creating nice atmospheres. The “Superior Rooms” on the higher floors also offer ample amenities such as body towels, but even the standard rooms won’t disappoint with things such as mineral water, drip bag coffee, an air-cleaning humidifier, and so on.

A coin laundry, convenient for longer stays, is available 24/7 and can be found on the fourth floor.
The restaurant “Georgetown” on the first floor.

Breakfast offers both Japanese and Western dishes. Especially recommended is the “make your own seafood bowl” option.

Breakfast offers both Japanese and Western dishes. Especially recommended is the “make your own seafood bowl” option.

Check-in: 12:00 p.m.
Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
Wi-Fi: free
Parking: charged
Languages: English
Access: Kokusai-Tenjijō Station (Rinkai Line), 3 minutes on foot
Ariake Station (Yurikamome Line), 3 minutes on foot
Airport Limousine: 40 minutes to Haneda Airport / 70 minutes to Narita Airport

  • Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel
    東京ベイ有明ワシントンホテル
    • Address 3 -7-11 Ariake, Kōtō-ku, Tokyo 135-0063 / 〒135-0063東京都江東区有明3-7-11
    • Phone Number 03-5564-0111

4. Toyoko Inn Tokyo Shinagawa Konan-guchi Tennozu Isle: Free Breakfast Included!

4. Toyoko Inn Tokyo Shinagawa Konan-guchi Tennozu Isle: Free Breakfast Included!
Toyoko Inn Tokyo Shinagawa Konan-guchi Tennozu Isle offers all sorts of great deals.

Toyoko Inn is a hotel chain that is synonymous with “business hotel” in Japan. One of its most defining factors is its extremely reasonable rates. The basic rate for a room is between 4,000 yen to 8,000 yen and Toyoko Inn further offers deals such as omitting room cleaning for a discount after the second night or cheap rental car plans.
Toyoko Inn Tokyo Shinagawa Konan-guchi Tennozu Isle is a 3-minute walk away from Tennōzu Isle Station, which boasts direct access to Haneda Airport and everything around Odaiba can be reached on foot as well. Tennōzu itself is located in a prime spot at Tokyo’s waterfront, surrounded by a wide promenade that invites to relaxing walks along the different piers. The area is also dotted with art galleries and event spaces, including open restaurants and cafés along the canal, as well as the Galaxy Theatre. There are plenty of markets and art events and Tennōzu is drawing attention as one of Tokyo’s trendiest spots. A free shuttle bus runs from Shinagawa Station’s South Exit as well.

A total of 740 rooms offer single, economy twin, family twin, king double, and so on. Choose from about 200 movies and shows of the video-on-demand service, available for 500 yen per day. Nightwear can be rented on the first floor.

The free breakfast is enjoyed in a spacious restaurant. It starts at 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. (only bread and coffee between 6:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.), so early birds don’t have to stay hungry.

Dinner turns the venue into a shabu-shabu (meat fondue) specialty restaurant, offering both meat and vegetables to every diner. Enjoy the beef shabu-shabu with shoulder roast and assorted vegetables or the pork shabu-shabu with pork roast and vegetables – each set costs 980 yen and comes with all-you-can-eat rice.

Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
Wi-Fi: free
Parking: charged
Languages: English
Access: Tennōzu Isle Station (Rinkai Line), 5 minutes on foot
Tennōzu Isle Station (Tokyo Monorail), 3 minutes on foot
Shinagawa Station (JR lines), free shuttle bus from South Exit
Airport Limousine: 40 minutes to Haneda Airport / 80 minutes to Narita Airport

  • Toyoko Inn Shinagawa Konan-guchi Tennozu Isle
    東横INN (品川港南口天王洲アイル)
    • Address 2-2-35 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002 / 〒140-0002 東京都品川区東品川2-2-35
    • Phone Number 03-5715-1045

5. Shinagawa Prince Hotel: Prime Spot for Entertainment

5. Shinagawa Prince Hotel: Prime Spot for Entertainment
The massive Shinagawa Prince Hotel boasts a total of 3,560 rooms.

Shinagawa Prince Hotel towers right in front of Shinagawa Station. It doesn’t only offer a variety of different rooms but also a plethora of entertainment spots, such as restaurants, an aquarium, a cinema, and a bowling center. One example is Dining & Bar TABLE 9 TOKYO on the 39th floor (which is also the top floor), consisting of nine areas including restaurants and so on.
The hotel has four towers for accommodation purposes, housing rooms and banquet halls. The Main Tower boasts a diverse choice of restaurants and bars, the Annex Tower focuses on king double rooms, the N Tower serves as a city hotel for business travelers, and the East Tower is the closest to Shinagawa Station and has a café restaurant that is open 24 hours. The Shinagawa Prince Hotel offers diverse choices for every kind of traveler in one stunning hotel. It’s about a 2-minute walk away from Shinagawa Station, which is a prominent stop for many Shinkansen lines. With only 15 minutes, it also boasts the shortest access to Haneda Airport, making it an excellent choice for both business and sightseeing.

The lobby inside Shinagawa Prince Hotel’s Main Tower.
Floors 35 to 37 house double rooms of 21 square meters to corner twin rooms of 26.5 square meters, as well as 53-square meter superior double rooms.

Especially noteworthy is the incredibly popular Maxell Aqua Park inside Shinagawa Prince Hotel. The aquarium is famous for its stunning use of light and sound that sets it apart from the rest. Sleek and modern, the “Jellyfish Rumble” is a particularly beautiful part of the facility, a fantastic space filled with sounds and illuminations that change by season. It’s like stepping into a mystical world inhabited by numerous jellyfish.

“T-Joy Prince Shinagawa” is a movie theater with 11 screens and an IMAX theater, featuring state-of-the-art sound and image technology.
The bowling center boasts 80 lanes and high-tech machines, while a golf and tennis center also offer plenty of fun. Shinagawa Prince Hotel offers an exciting array of entertainment spots.

Since its opening in 1994, “Luxe Dining Hapuna” has always enjoyed popularity as a buffet restaurant, but it has been reborn to an all-new entertainment restaurant with cutting-edge sound equipment and light production. Especially noteworthy are the new “Hapuna Falls” in the center of the restaurant, featuring a setup of six full HD monitors, bringing vivid virtual life to the mesmerizing setting. The four food areas have displays that show the genre of the available dishes and with several photo spots, it’s a stunning place that is perfect for beautiful snapshots for social media. By the way: hapuna is a Hawaiian word meaning “gushing fountain of life.”

The roast beef and boiled crab has people lining up inside the buffet restaurant.

Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Wi-Fi: free
Parking: charged
Languages: English
Access: Shinagawa Station (JR lines), 2 minutes on foot
30 minutes to Haneda Airport by car

  • Shinagawa Prince Hotel
    品川プリンスホテル
    • Address 4-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8611 / 〒108-8611 東京都港区高輪4-10-30
    • Phone Number 03-3440-1111
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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