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Tokyo Guest House “Sato san’s Rest”】

This time, we will introduce “Sato san’s Rest,” a guesthouse known to those who are in the know.Sato san’s Rest is located in Tokyo’s Minami-Senju, a convenient place for sightseeing in Tokyo.

The guesthouse is a family-run business, and it is gaining popularity thanks to the warm and welcoming service it offers, different from major guesthouses and hotels.

Exterior of Sato san’s Rest
Exterior of “Sato san’s Rest”

An Area Where You Can Enjoy Old-Fashioned Streets

Sato san’s Rest is located on a shopping street called Joyful Minowa, and visitors can enjoy a section of the city that has preserved the atmosphere of the good old days of Japan. The shopping street is 450 meters long, and it is lined with many different stores.

Joyful Minowa
Joyful Minowa
Area Map
Area Map

The surrounding area is packed with a variety of shops selling familiar Japanese foods, like yakitori, tempura, tonkatsu, mochi, soba, and Japanese sweets. Most stores are open from 10:00 until 19:00, and many of the shops are closed on Wednesdays.

Yakitori
Yakitori
A Wide Variety of Buns
A Wide Variety of Buns

A Relaxing Space Where Japanese and Western Styles Meet

There are two communal spaces that guests can use freely: a western-style room with tables and sofas, and a Japanese-style room with tatami mat flooring. The tatami room also has free coffee and tea available, so it’s great for relaxing and chatting with other guests. Incidentally, all rooms in the hostel are non-smoking.

Communal Space (Western-Style)
Communal Space (Western-Style)
Communal Space (Japanese-Style)
Communal Space (Japanese-Style)

Rooms

There are three different styles of room available: male-female mixed-gender dormitories (8 people), female dormitories (3 people), and private rooms (1 to 3 people). Rates start at 3500 yen per night. If you book from the hostel’s homepage, you can find even more savings!

Mixed-Gender Dormitory
Mixed-Gender Dormitory
Mixed-Gender Dormitory
Mixed-Gender Dormitory
Female Dormitory
Female Dormitory
Private Room
Private Room

Available Free Amenities

Wi-Fi, showers, hair dryers, restrooms, shampoo, body soap, toothpaste, toner, lotion, hand soap, coffee, tea, bathrooms, refrigerators, microwaves, toaster, kettle.

Shower Room
Shower Room
Toilet
Toilet

Available Paid Amenities

Washing machine (200 yen per use), rent-a-cycle (6 hours 300 yen, 1 day 500 yen), rental towels (100 yen), loofahs (50 yen), toothbrush set (50 yen), padlock (150 yen), earplugs (50 yen)

Basic information on Sato san's Rest

Video of Sato san's Rest

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Sato san's Rest

Address
1-21-2 Minamisenju, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo[MAP]
Access
A 1-minute walk from the Toden Arakawa Line’s Arakawa-Itchumae Station, or an 8-minute walk from exit 3 of the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line’s Minowa Station
TEL
03-5604-9957
e-mail
satosansrest@gmail.com
Check-in
16:00-22:00
Check-out
11:00
Room Price
From 3,500 yen
Credit Cards
Accepted (4% service fee added on to credit card payments)
WEB
URL(English)

※Note: Photo-ID must be presented at check-in.