Based from experience from 2014's Tokyo trip, more or less I could already tell which hotel would be better for our itinerary. While our stay in Sotetsu Fresa Inn last time was not bad, we felt it could be better. So Hubby and I opted not to stay at the same hotel and just pick another one. I guess staying in Ginza last time spoiled us. It was more familiar too, so we chose another hotel in Ginza for this trip: The Ginza Bellevue Hotel.
Fast forward to the day of the trip - we booked the same flight as last year's at 5:25am. The only difference was that the flight got delayed (BOO!) and by the time we got to the hotel, it was already check-in time. I guess the delay also worked to our advantage - it gave us a bit of time to rest before venturing out to explore the city.
|The entire room|
|The room from another angle|
|Cabinet with all the essentials|
Finally, I got my Shiseido bath products! LOL. Everything the hotel used - from the shampoo down to the hand soap - was Shiseido. Yay!
So the verdict? Location wise, Ginza Bellevue Hotel is fantastic. A yummy steak place and a spa is just right downstairs, and there's a 7-Eleven AND a Starbucks a few steps away. Not too far from the subway too. The best part? Ginza shopping district is about two minutes walk away. From a shopaholic's point of view, it can't get any better than that! While the hotel's interior might be a little bit older than expected, it was clean. As for the size.. oh well we know how tiny Japanese hotel rooms always are, so that's expected. But it fit the both of us, so it's all good. 4 out of 5 stars!
Ginza Bellevue Hotel is at 6-4-14 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 Japan