Built in 1950 and renovated in 2011, the completely non-smoking Taito Ryokan offers simple accommodation in a traditional Japanese style just a 6-minute walk from Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple. Free Wi-Fi is available at the entire building. Tawaramachi Subway Station’s exit 3 is 300 metres away.
Rooms at Ryokan Taito are air-conditioned, with shared showers and toilets. Towels can be rented for a small fee, and plug adapters are available. Guests sleep on tatami (woven-straw) flooring in Japanese futon bedding.
Hanayashiki Amusement Park is a 5-minute walk away. Nearby Tawaramachi Subway Station is 2 stops from Ueno Station and a 15-minute ride from the Ginza shopping district. The Asakusa Tsukuba Express Train Station is a 4-minute walk away. A limited number of free-use bicycles are provided.
Described by its owner as a “ryokan-style hostel,” the property includes a lounge with free coffee/tea, an English book library and classic Nintendo video games. In cold weather, you can try the Kotatsu leg-warming table. A coin-operated washing machine and chargeable internet PC are on site.
No meals are served. Plentiful meal options are within a 5-minute walk.