Richmond Hotel Asakusa is an upscale business hotel with excellent facilities located in the heart of Asakusa. This hotel has an excellent reputation for its hospitality with a warm and friendly atmosphere and extremely helpful staff. The hotel is very close to Sensoji Temple, and perfectly located for exploring the best of Asakusa’s restaurants and souvenir shops.
The modern, air conditioned guest rooms are clean and comfortable and equipped with Simmons bedding and plenty of amenities. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available and come in a range of sizes with single, double, twin, and triple bed options.
All rooms come fully furnished with a refrigerator, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and video on demand, a writing desk, a trouser press, a combined humidifier and air purifier, an electric kettle with green tea and coffee making facilities, a hair dryer, pajamas and slippers. Private bathrooms are equipped with a bathtub and shower, a full set of towels, shampoo, body soap, conditioner, and a complete set of toiletries which includes Pola brand skincare products. Twin rooms have separate bathrooms and toilets. All rooms have free Wi-Fi internet access.
All rooms are supplied with a free Handy brand smart phone with multiple language settings that you can use during your stay both inside and outside the hotel. This smart phone can be used to make free domestic calls and free international calls to the following six locations: for China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, and the U.S.A. The smart phone can also be used for free internet access, and has a map application to help you find your way around town.
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Breakfast & Dining
An all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast is served daily from 6.30 – 10.00 in the Itanova restaurant on the 1st floor. The buffet includes both Western and Japanese style breakfast foods including sausages, eggs, hash browns, fruit, vegetables, a variety of breads, tea, coffee and juices. Breakfast is 1,200 yen for adults, 600 yen for children aged 6 – 12, and free for children aged 5 or younger. The restaurant is also open for lunch from 11.00 – 16.00 on weekdays and until 17.00 on weekends and holidays. The lunchtime menu is mainly Italian “with a Japanese twist” and includes oven-baked pizza, hamburger steak, and a variety of pasta dishes. Guests can also dine on the open terrace during warmer seasons.
Services and Facilities
Free sets of bathroom amenities for ladies or for children are available from reception on request.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hotel and there is a computer station on the first floor that guests can use for free. Documents can also be printed for a fee. Laptop computers can be rented for 800 yen a night and there is a photocopier and fax machine at reception.
This hotel has a 24 hour coin-operated laundromat with washers and dryers on the 2nd floor. Laundry detergent is provided automatically by the machines so you do not need to buy it separately.
There are drinks vending machines with both alcoholic beverages and soft drinks on the 1st and 6th floors. There is also a free ice-making machine and a free-use microwave oven on the 6th floor.
Most public areas of the hotel are non-smoking but there is a designated smoking space on the 1st floor.
Richmond Hotel Asakusa Location Map
Richmond Hotel Asakusa is a 4 minute walk from TX Asakusa Station, 3 minutes from Sensoji Temple, and 1 minute from Hanayashiki Amusement Park. It is a 9 minute walk from the Tobu, Toei, and Tokyo Metro Asakusa Stations.
Article and original photos by Michael Lambe. All rights reserved.