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TravelPod Member ReviewsKitano Arms Chiyoda
Spacious long-term rental-style accommodation. Not much in the immediate vicinity, but very conveniently-located to everything else in Tokyo by metro - most sights/neighbourhoods were 3-5 stops away from the Nagatacho station. Tons of restaurants about a 10-minute walk away in the Akasaka area.
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... theirs on the first day, but lost them the rest of the week.
The other amazing part of the building is that they have both local and express elevators. For a building that is just shy of 50 floors it makes a ton of sense and the express elevators were quite incredible to ride in. They we're see through to the outside so I only looked out once since the speed and height were a bit ...
... can pick this up from the outside. All this so that the hotel corridors remain pristine and one's laundry is kept private and discreet till picked up? Then there was the bathroom (it deserves a separate para all to itself). First the toilet - as one approaches the loo, the toilet seat cover automatically flips open. There were buttons to flip the toilet seat and toilet seat cover up and down in whatever combination you want (only toilet cover, only toilet seat, both). ...
... moment as we approached every train stop and the driver hit the breaks, because inevitably someone would overbalance and the domino effect would cause a ripple of stumbling through the whole carriage. I was glad when we finally got home!
Another day we visited the Meiji park, named after the old emperor Meiji and his wife, who according to the park literature, were nice folk. There were lots of weddings taking place at ...
Other great finds included the Hello Kitty shop
And the worlds largest sanitary towel!
... before sun-down I could have stayed all day. For all the stereotypical images of Tokyo with it's high-rises doused in neon and the crowds and the traffic jams, the park was a gem I had truly not expected to find. Tokyo is so much more than all of the above. It is a busy and bustling city but in that park you can escape the noise and the energy all you like. I haven't been to New York yet but I imagine Shinjuku Park is in someway similar to being in the middle of Central Park in NYC ...