Tatebayashi Plaza Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsTatebayashi Plaza Hotel
Ok, average business hotel then.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Tatebayashi Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tatebayashi
... up. May and Amy bounce down the stairs excited to see us. Amy and Lily are fast buddies and become inseparable quickly. Our train ride in they play iphone games, draw, and generally hang together.
Off at Omotosando, we stroll up the main shopping street past the designer shops that require no translation -- Hugo Boss, Chanel, Coach, etc., then to Kiddieland -- the jam packed cute center and eventually over to Takeshita Dori. First two stores score ...
... before, there is always someone who knows someone who lives nearby, so suddenly I had an appointment at the Omiya Station information desk at 10 am, with someone I only met once before at a barbecue.
A quick look on my favorite app TripAdvisor showed me that Omiya is also home to many bonsai nurseries and an actual bonsai museum. All together this area is called 'Bonsai village'. I have a soft spot for this artful horticulture that is deeply ...
... Hayao Miyazaki thought up the story in the first place. Cool place! We wandered around for a while, saw some beautiful scenerys and then wandered off a bit in the city. It was very nice to have some silence around you for once; Tokyo is great but usually loud and full of people. Done, we got back to Tokyo, reviewed some kanji ...
... enticing taste to what is beyond the turnstile.
Entry is a mere 1300 yen (AUD $13) .. and the park is open till 6pm at night.
The entire park covers an area of approx 22 acres.. that's a lot of watering to do!
Each season has it's own floral wonders..
We have missed the Cherry blossoms.. are too early for the rose gardens BUT boy , oh , boy are we on time for the Wisterias, Azaleas, ...
... slippers off to go into our room. Dinner was included and was huge and really delicious, I think there was about 8 courses. They serve it in the room and everything was beautifully presented of course. The staff really didn't speak English but with sign language we muddled through! After dinner we watched clips on YouTube for a bit and then decided we should use the outdoor bath seeing as that's why we came (tattoos are not ...