Hotel New Star Ikebukuro

2-61-6 Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto, 171-0014, Japan | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $66.00

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Arrival, and shopping with the obligatory chips!

A travel blog entry by hannah-adele


We arrived a few hours late, and then rushed off for the train to take us into the capital. We passed a lot of Japanese countryside - astoundingly different from English fields full of cows and sheep, and caught up on some much needed sleep. After dumping our over-sized bags at our home for the next three days, 'New Star Hotel, Ikebukuro' we set of …

Closer than they seem

A travel blog entry by skyisblu


... of ultra full metro and trains during rush hour, we managed to travel early enough to avoid that experience, and even found some seats available. I suppose it's to be expected when the city contains more than 20 million people! Also, the train/metro stops are quite far apart from each other, so small distances in terms of stops may equal long trips time-wise. We're getting used it.

Meiji-jingu, the largest shinto temple in Japan, is sleepy ...


A travel blog entry by colchar


... to see what was around us...turned out not much other than restaurants, arcades and 'girls bars' which appear to be strip clubs! On our way back to the hotel we called at the 7/11 and bought some beers. Day 2 We decided not to buy into the all you can eat breakfast that the hotel offered, which was pretty much just toast, coffee and soup. We called to the supermarket and bought cereals instead which saw us through our stay...we didn't have bowls, so we bought ...

Arriving in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by kevinandjoan


... back we walked around the rest of the Palace walls. There were lots of joggers exercising in the humid heat. People were wearing business suits even in the heat. There was a huge tortoise roaming loose next to a statue of a Samurai. There were some huge crows ominously lurking by people eating their lunches and was saw a beautiful red flower.

Back at the inn we have successfuly negotitaed the LAN network so we can write ...

On my way to Tokyo & beyond!

A travel blog entry by _realadventure


On my way to Tokyo… current time in Toronto is 7:49pm and in Tokyo, 8:49 am.

Well, I am half way through my flight. Currently the plane is about to head over Alaska. Who knew Canada was so huge! Just an fyi, I am starting to go a little crazy already. I have watched 2 & a half movies already – New Year's Eve (quite terrible – but cute and chick flicky), The Descendents & ...

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Ikebukuro/Akabane/Itabashi/Nerima area of Toshima, is near Sunshine 60, Sugamo, Times Spa Resta, and Zoshigaya Missionary Museum.
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