Book a Tokyo Ryokan

Experience staying in a traditional Japanese inn (ryokan) without blowing your budget. All these ryokan make a special effort to welcome visitors from overseas, and can be easily booked online. Be sure to book quickly as availability is limited.

Central Area

Homeikan 東 東

Homeikan Ryokan in Tokyo

Homeikan is an authentic ryokan located right in the centre of Tokyo. The rooms feature traditional furnishings, and there’s even a Japanese garden.

Ryokan Eishinkan 東 東

Ryokan Eishinkan in Akasaka, Tokyo

This family run ryokan underwent total renovation in 2011. It’s located right in the heart of Tokyo, so there are numerous attractions within walking distance, including Akasaka Palace and Shinjuku National Garden.


Ryokan Asakusa Shigetsu 東 東 東

Ryokan Asakusa Shigetsu in Tokyo

A family-friendly ryokan right next to the Nakamise-dori traditional shopping arcade and Senso-ji Temple. It has both Japanese and Western style rooms, and a large public bath on the top floor.

Sakura Ryokan 東 東

Sakura Ryokan in Tokyo

A family-run ryokan within easy walking distance of Ueno Park and Asakusa’s Senso-ji Temple – two of Tokyo’s most popular sightseeing spots. It’s located in a quiet residential neighbourhood, that still maintains much of the atmosphere of old Tokyo.

This ryokan can also be booked via Hostel Bookers.

Ryokan Kamogawa Asakusa 東 東

Ryokan Kamogawa Asakusa in Tokyo

Located at the heart of Asakusa, it’s just 30 seconds walk to Nakamise-dori where you can shop for traditional Japanese souvernirs, and 5 minutes walk from Senso-ji Temple. All rooms are en-suite, and a Japanese style bath is available for private use.

This ryokan can also be booked via

Asakusa Ryokan Toukaisou Hotel 東

Asakusa Ryokan Toukaisou Hotel in Tokyo

Located in Asakusa, part of Tokyo’s old town, and just 10 minutes walk from Senso-ji Temple. All rooms are traditional tatami-style and are en suite.

Sukeroku-no-Yado Sadachiyo 東 東 東

Sukeroku-no-Yado Sadachiyo Ryokan in Tokyo

All rooms are traditional tatami-mat style, and are en-suite. There are also two large public baths, one cypress wood and one black granite. Japanese antiques are on display to recreate the atmosphere of the samurai era, and Senso-ji Temple is just a few minutes walk away.

This ryokan can also be booked via

Ryokan Asaksua Mikawaya Honten 東 東

Ryokan Asakusa Mikawa Honten in Tokyo

Only 1 minutes walk from Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, and right next to the historic Nakamise-dori shopping street, this ryokan makes a great base for sightseeing. It has traditional tatami-mat rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Shinjuku and Shibuya

Hotel Fukudaya 東 東 東

Hotel Fukudaya, a ryokan near Shibuya in Tokyo

Only 15 minutes walk from Shibuya Station, this ryokan is perfectly placed for Tokyo’s fashion, nightlife and youth scene. Harajuku, Daikanyama, and Ebisu are within easy walking distance.

Shin-Okubo Sekitei 東

Shin-Okubo Sekitei hotel in Tokyo

All rooms in this elegant modern hotel are Japanese-style and en-suite. It’s a short walk from Shinjuku, home to the world’s busiest station, and Tokyo’s largest nightlife area.

Arakawa, Adachi and Edogawa

Ryokan Maizuru 東

Ryokan Maizuru in Tokyo

Located just north of central Tokyo, all rooms have futons and tatami mats, and there’s a small Japanese garden. A Japanese-style bath is available for private use.

Ryokan Fuji 東 東

Ryokan Fuji in Tokyo

A friendly family-run ryokan, conveniently located for central and east Tokyo. The spacious rooms have traditional tatami mats and are en-suite. Western and Japanese-style breakfast is available.

Chiyoda Inn 東

Chiyoda Inn in Tokyo

This modern ryokan has both Japanese and Western style rooms. It’s located just north of central Tokyo, making it a good base for exploring the city.

For more information see our guide to staying in a ryokan, or take a look at Tokyo’s most unmissable attractions.

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A Ryokan Garden in Kyoto