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Ludenscheid, Germany
Reviewed 21 October 2011

i like almost everything about this place. well, the rooms are incredibly small. but this place is stylish, yet friendly. clean and very well taken care of. the owner as well as the two girls who work here are very friendly, professional and kind. i highly recommend kangaroo hotel, especially to everyone with a sense for good design and friendly...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2011

A very cool building in a less busy area of Tokyo (but still only a few train stops away from where the action begins). Somehow they've manage to make the exposed concrete exterior and interior cool and cozy. It's certainly very clean and fresh. The room I had first reminded me of a jail cell without the bars because of...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 June 2011

We had a beautiful stay here in Kangaroo hotel, from the warm reception to the owners' flexibility in our many requests. We were at first worried about finding the place as it a 10-15 min walk from the station, but the map provided on the website was very clear and led us to the hotel in no time at all....

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Manila
Reviewed 16 May 2011

There is little I can say that hasn't already been said. Simply put, the Kangaroo hotel is one of the best value for money options in Tokyo! A couple of things that may be useful for people looking to stay here: There are a couple of convenience stores nearby, as well as a supermarket and some restaurants. There's also the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2011

Having lived in Tokyo for four years I know a fair bit about the accomodation options and was surprised by how good Kangaroo Hotel was. This is basically the cheapest option for a bed in Tokyo, even a private room for a solo traveller. The area is not exactly lively and it's convenient for Asakusa and Akihabara (and Narita airport...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 19 March 2011

I thought like other reviewers I would be stuck in the middle of nowhere, too far from all the things I wanted to see an do, and particularly that I would miss out on a Tokyo experience. Wrong, wrong, wrong. At the Kangaroo you get way more of a Tokyo experience than you would at some large, overpriced hotel in...

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mangilao
Reviewed 24 January 2011

The hotel location at first posed a problem for us. i thought it would take forever to get to the hotspots in roppongi, shibuya, and shinjuku. However i was wrong! the JR Joban line connects to the Yamanote line and from there you can go pretty much anywhere. Plus the Tokyo metro HIBIYA subway line connects to ueno, akihabara, and...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 21 October 2010

the rooms in this place are smaller than tiny, yet it makes a good spot for a few nights. the location is not that good and its not easy to find it but once you're there, it's cool. the homeless people around the place are not a problem at all.

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Singapore
Reviewed 25 September 2010

Paid app USD$35 for a night. Smallest room ever - maybe only 2m x 2.5m. Its a hybrid of motel n hostel. You get a room to your own but shared toilet. The room walls are very thin, have to speak really softly. Friendly environment with free internet. 15min walk to the nearest train station. Oversall, this place is really...

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toulouse
Reviewed 18 August 2010

I've been living in Japan before and every year, I made a trip there so meet some friends and take a rest too. Tokyo is an expensive city, so it's pretty hard to find a cheap hotel around here. Kangaroo hotel is nice, with really helpful "english speaking" staff, and super clean rooms. You'll have to share toilets and bathrooms,...

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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Additional Information about Kangaroo hotel

Address: 1-21-11 Nihonzutsumi, Taito 111-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $46 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Kangaroo Hotel Hotel Taito
Kangaroo Hotel Tokyo, Japan
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try not to get room next to the shared bathroom, it's a higher traffic area and you can hear people turning on the water in the sink.”
 of 5 bubbles Q6371FWandreww, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms 101 and 102 on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles FunFlopT, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor or first floor as shower rooms can be accessed from 1st floor while those 1st floor residents have to use a restroom on a second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Panini_poonie, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
“If you choose a futon room (and you're alright with sleeping on a futon), then you can move it away to have more room to sort out your luggage and whatnot. : )”
 of 5 bubbles ruiyaw, 10 May 2014 | Read review
“Select a room furthers away from the communal bathroom (because of noise). Get Room 205, 206, 207, or 305, 306, 307.”
 of 5 bubbles jmacleantaylor, 11 Mar 2014 | Read review
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