Matsudo Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Matsudo
Hello, I'm writing this at Narita Airport in Tokyo, about to board for my flight to Sydney!
Today was a very interesting day, I wasn't sure how much I could get done when I only had half a day before going to the airport, but it was very productive. After an Austrian guy providing me with much needed Puerto Rican coffee and the hostel reception girl giving me a japanese desert ball thingy, I managed to chat to Simon quickly ...
Waking up refreshed and ready for our trip back to Osaka, Nat and I headed down to breakfast for the final time. After eating the smallest bowl of cornflakes I was grateful for Nat to push over her left over french toast. Feeling satisfied with my breakfast, we then checked out of our hotel and went to catch our airport express train but of course we made a stop off at Starbucks to get a "real" coffee. We boarded our train trying to find the standing area (as we hadn't bought ...
... bars are located directly on Bar Row, but most of the popular ones are. The first bar I went to was Erica's bar The Hide-Away. I like Erica she is really cool and very pretty, and a girl that works there named Khaye is awesome, she always kicks my ass in darts and keeps a smile on everyone's face with her in your face, take no **** sense of humor. There are many other bars that I have had fun at there. The tequila bar, Elle's, ...
... which popped out hot drinks in an instant and are at least every few metres, meaning there is little danger of becoming dehydrated! The only thing we did have trouble with was getting online as you need to sign your life away to get half an hour in an internet cafe. However, once you're in, you can get your own private cubicle, stay the night, have a meal and even a shower...which I did find a bit weird.
Transport: We were excited about using the super fast bullet ...
... my grandpa’s koi pond. I only got part of the way into the gardens before turning around for food and my train ride home.
On the way back, however, I happened to run into an English-speaker who was from, of all places, San Francisco. She stopped me to comment on my Cal shirt, and we chatted for awhile. I explained I was working in Japan, and she was visiting with a comedy troupe for a festival. She invited me to watch a show that night, but I had to decline ...
Other places to stay in Matsudo
2-120 Shin-Matsudo, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $63
888 Kamihongo, Matsudo | 3 star hotelfrom $66
63 Nemoto, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $68
2-122 Shinmatsudo, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $55
1225-5 Matsudo, Matsudo | Hotelfrom $67