ROYAL PARK HOTEL THE SHIODOME, TOKYO
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TravelPod Member ReviewsROYAL PARK HOTEL THE SHIODOME, TOKYO Minato
The hotel is really good. And the place just fantastic. Just 5 min. walking time from the Fishmarket (best fishsoup ever) and a good hub to jump into the subway to explore Tokyo.
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Fortunately after a very long day of walking and eating on the go we found the fresh market in the train station and secured a delightful meal that was well suited for our tummies that were currently overloaded with local cuisine.
... was accompanied by some terrible food.
I have to say, I loved the city, and definitely plan on going back at some point in my life. What was impressive was everybody`s unfailing respect for the rules, and the feeling that by following them, you were making everyone`s (including your own) life easier. This went from not littering, to not jumping queues, to not smoking on the street, to not going the wrong way up or down stairs. On ...
... is mostly an all-cash society. Hotels and the train companies will take credit cards, but that’s about all.
2) It is not trivial to find an ATM that will hand money to someone with an ATM card not issued in Japan. In addition, my bank will only give me $500 a day.
Fortunately the Japan Post will give me money, and there are a reasonable number of their ATMs around, so we were able to make it work. But getting money and being ...
... others. There were signs that indicated proper manners for metro behavior. As silly as it sounds, Americans need these things. We just do not like being told what to do. For now, I was enjoying the peace and quiet. It was starting to hit me that I was really in a far off place because everyone looked different from me and I could not understand anything they were saying. They just go about their day. It is as if I am just waiting for them all to turn to ...
... so I decided to leave the baths and explore everything else the Onsen had to offer. The relaxation room was a bit of a disappointment - it was basically a room with reclining chairs, blankets and tvs. Perfect if you want to take a nap, but not really what I was looking for. The arcade games and shops also didnt really hold my interest, although I did have a really hard time not buying a set of Harry Potter wand chopsticks. After that, it was back to the hotel and on to the Airport. I ...