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Toyoko Inn

by hodruss Online Now Apr 17, 2006 at 9:33 AM

Does anyone have any knowledge of the Toyoko Inn (Kabuki-cho)? The room rates seem great. Want to be sure we are not in an unsafe area however. Any information on the hotel and the area would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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    RE: Toyoko Inn

    by olddude Online Now Apr 17, 2006 at 9:00 PM

    What do you consider unsafe? It is Tokyo, Japan! Except for maybe some parts of Ropponggi or Chiba, you won't come into contact with anything even bordering on "unsafe" as a foreigner. Just be aware like you would in any big city.

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    RE: Toyoko Inn

    by aukahkay Online Now Apr 18, 2006 at 6:44 AM

    Kabuki-cho is the red light district of Tokyo. Rooms in the Kabuki-cho area cost as little as Y6000 per night which is very cheap for central Tokyo standards. But I do not recommend that you stay in Kabuki-cho because there are hookers and pimps everywhere. Most of the hookers are from China - I recognise their accent. There are other nicer hotels in the Nihonbashi area which is a better area.

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    RE: Toyoko Inn

    by Norasuz5 Online Now Apr 20, 2006 at 3:06 AM

    As aukahkay said, Kabuki-cho is the red light zone. I don't want to walk in this area in the night.
    But this inn is quite near to Korea Town. Please use Shin-Okubo station (JR Yamanote line) or Higashi Shinjuku station (O-Edo subway line) without crossing the dangerous zone.
    toyoko-inn.com/e_hotel/00078...
    yakinikutengoku.com/map_shin...
    The latter is written in Japanese but you can see many Korean restaurants (red circles).

    Regards

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