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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Available Free Amenities
Wi-Fi, showers, hair dryers, restrooms, shampoo, body soap, toothpaste, toner, lotion, hand soap, coffee, tea, bathrooms, refrigerators, microwaves, toaster, kettle.
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
Sato san's Rest
- 1-21-2 Minamisenju, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo
- 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
- Room Price
- From 3,500 yen
- Credit Cards
- Accepted (4% service fee added on to credit card payments)