4.4 out of 5

"We stayed an enjoyable week at the Shinjuku Prince Hotel in late November. Its location puts you minutes away from the main train station, restaurants ... " More

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Hotel Description

Shinjuku Prince Hotel puts you in the center of Tokyo, 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Meiji Jingu Shrine and 1.3 km (0.8 mi) from Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 571 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free wired Internet, in-room massages, and hair dryers. Premium bedding and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like soaking tubs and slippers. Refrigerators, phones, and desks are also available.

For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

You'll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and 3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Yoyogi Park with a stay at this 3.5-star Shinjuku hotel.

Standard Twin Room - 15.3SQM Non-Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$138 per night

Standard Double Room Smoking- 15.3SQM

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Twin Room Smoking- 30.6SQM

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Single Room (1 Single Bed) Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Twin Room Smoking- 15.3SQM

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room - 30.6SQM Non-Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Shinjuku Prince Hotel ratings based on 22 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5

Great Location!

Pros: Location, location location! And the very competent and hospitable staff!
Cons: Softer beds and improved plumbing to staunch the stench.
Location: Lots and lots of restaurants and shopping, and very close proximity to the Shinjuku Station. I enjoyed the autumn leaves at nearby Shinjuku Park.
We stayed an enjoyable week at the Shinjuku Prince Hotel in late November. Its location puts you minutes away from the main train station, restaurants and shopping. It even houses an in house shopping mall comprising its first eight stories, as well as access to the Subnade underground shopping mall and passageway that connects the hotel to the Shinjuku Station. The restaurants in the Subnade were excellent! We reserved the three beds room that met our needs and gave us a great view of Godzilla rampaging through the Kabukicho district across the street. The only negative points are the hard mattresses and a stench that wafted up from the drain in the bathroom. Other than that, we highly recommend this hotel and will definitely stay there again!

Posted by , from Hawaii on Dec 2, 2017

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5 out of 5

Nice Hotel

There is nothing to complain about this hotel, all I can say is definitely will be back when I go there. Beautiful hotel is located in the heart of Shinjuku. The service is absolutely the best.

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Sep 2, 2016

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4 out of 5

Convenient and Interesting Location

Location: Close to Subway, Restaurants, Shops, and Kabukicho (Japan's Red Light District)
The Prince Shinjuku was conveniently located by two subway stations, the busiest being Shinjuku station. There were loads of shops and places to eat in all directions of the hotel. The rooms were decent sized and the staff spoke good English. The area was much busier than I expected but the noise was never a problem. The only thing I did not like was how close it was to Kabukicho, Japan's Red Light District. I did not feel very safe just a couple blocks over from the hotel. Luckily Kabukicho is not on the way to either subway station.

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015

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4 out of 5

Close to everything

Close to shopping around Shinjuku (Takashimaya, Keio, Lumina, Odakyu), JR trains and Tokyo metro. many restaurants nearby. Just wasnt happy with cigarette smell of all rooms.

Posted by , from Tampa, FL on May 6, 2013

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5 out of 5

Great hotel in a great location

This hotel was perfect and in a great location. The room was a little small and the bathroom was tiny. I would definitely recommend upgrading from the standard room. Although the room was small, it was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The concierge was great, they tried their best to accommodate us, but there was a slight language barrier. Sometimes they just didn't understand what we needed or were looking for. The hotel is close to the train station, so transportation to and from the airport was easy and stress free. There are a lot of local restaurants and shops nearby and since the train station is only a 5 minute walk you can easily go to other areas pretty quickly. The only drawback is not everyone speaks English since it's not as big a tourist area as other parts of Tokyo. But that also worked in our favor since the prices at the nearby restaurants and shops were pretty reasonable since it was not a big tourist area. It was great to experience the local culture. We would definitely stay here again.

Posted by , from Orange County, CA on Apr 27, 2011

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5 out of 5

Great place to stay in Shinjuku

Pros: Close restaurants, amazing views
Cons: No free Internet
I've stayed at this hotel twice on trips to Tokyo, and can definitely recommend it. While the rooms are typical business hotel-size, they are still very comfortable. For a small fee, you can upgrade to a slightly larger single room on a higher floor. I definitely recommend this option because the view of the city (especially at night) is amazing. The rooms also have a small safe for valuables (big enough for a laptop). Not really an issue in Japan, but it gives me a little more piece of mind. The staff is great - though I find their English is a bit more limited than other hotels I've stayed at. It's located directly above the Seibu Shinjuku Station, with easy access to the rest of Shinjuku station via Subnade (if the weather is not nice and you don't want to make the 5 minute walk to JR station outdoors). Note: If you do take the NEX Express into Shinjuku it is a good 10 minute walk from the platform - something to be aware of if you have a lot of luggage. Only drawbacks are that you have to pay for the Internet connection in your room. While the lobby Wi-Fi is free, I kind of feel the in-room Internet should also be covered. They also turn off the AC option in the rooms during the Winter. While this won't be an issue for most people, I like my rooms very cold. I fully recommend this hotel and will look to stay here again in the future.

Posted by , from Cupertino, CA on Apr 16, 2011

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5 out of 5

Great Hotel

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Cons: No free Internet
Good Service, Great View, Next to just about everything. Rooms are small but very nice. Train station is 5 min walk away. Many stores right in the hotel, including 100 yen store. Friendly staff, very nice. Very clean. Overall a great hotel for the price

Posted by , from Las Vegas, NV on Apr 12, 2011

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4 out of 5

Great Place

Very modern decor in all of the rooms. Reasonable price. Optimal location. Small, but comfortable room. My only suggestion to other travelers would be to request a Western facing room vice an Eastern facing room to reduce the noise from the loud and boisterous Shinjuku streets, especially if you're on a lower floor (10 and up).

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011

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4 out of 5

A great value!

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
A great location, friendly, professional staff, a clean room. For myself, it is just fine. But just to be aware that the room I stayed was very small. Nothing funcy, but it is a functional and very pleasant hotel. If that is what you need, I highly recommend it.

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011

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4 out of 5

This hotel is always on my list of possible choices

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
This is a good hotel, but it is not always possible to find a good price. If you have stayed in the Shinjuku area, then you know hotel prices can be steep, and the value mediocre. The Prince is part of a chain of hotels in Japan, and this one in Shinjuku is one of their better ones. It can be either a great value, or a mediocre value depending on the price you find. The hotel is comfortable and clean, and far enough from Shinjuku stn to be quiet, and out of the bustle. For some that is a plus, and for others that is a minus. Either way, the stn is a short walk away, and so if you enjoy mixing with a bustling crowd until 2a, you will not need to walk far. I visit Japan 3-4 times a year, and if I'm going to be in Shinjuku, I always check the availability and price of this hotel as one of my first choices.

Posted by , from USA on Feb 9, 2011

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Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from 04 December 2017 to 31 March 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Select guestrooms

Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 2045 square feet (190 square meters). Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at Shinjuku Prince Hotel. For a fee, parking is available.

  • 1 building
  • 571 guestrooms or units
  • 25 levels
  • 2045 sq ft of conference space
  • 190 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1977
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) (77.5 km / 48.1 mi)
  • Train station: Tokyo Shinjuku Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Shinjuku Prince Hotel offers 571 air-conditioned accommodations with slippers and hair dryers. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bidets, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Shinjuku Prince Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 200.00 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2640 for adults and JPY 1540 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: JPY 2000 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Prince Shinjuku
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  • Prince Hotel Tokyo
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You should know

  • As required by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, all international visitors must submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Also, it's required that lodging proprietors photocopy the passports of all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.

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Green Program
For guests wishing to be environmentally friendly, the hotel participates in active environmental friendly practices. In lieu of a “no room cleaning” request, a JYP500 per person, per night credit for hotel facility-use will be issued.
Please contact hotel for more information.