Where to Stay in Shinjuku – Shinjuku Accomodation Guide

Wondering where to stay in Shinjuku? Let us guide you through a range of option - from hostels to ryokans - to suit any budget.

Don’t know where to stay in Tokyo? We recommend Shinjuku, the most happening place of them all. 

We’ve got options to suit any budget and any taste in the ultimate Shinjuku accommodation rundown. Whilst unconventional options such as Couchsurfing and Airbnb are increasingly popular in Tokyo, we’ll save them for another time and focus instead on hotels, hostels, capsule hotels and traditional ryokans.

So, where to stay in Shinjuku? Let us be your guide…

Shinjuku Hostels

1. Hikari House

Hikari House, located in Tokyo’s Korea Town and surrounded by Korean restaurants is perfect for those tiring of Japanese cuisine. Plus, it’s only a 10-minute walk from Kabukicho, Tokyo’s premier entertainment district.

Price: ~5,000 yen/night

Address: 1-1-22 Hyakuincho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0073


2. Imano Tokyo Hostel

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Conveniently located within minutes of Kabukicho, Imano Tokyo Hostel is great for youngsters looking for a good time. Additionally, this hostel has gender separated dorms.

Price: <6,000 yen/night

Address: 5-12-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0022

Shinjuku Capsule Hotels

The quintessentially Japanese capsule hotel is a must when staying in Tokyo – for a full guide to the capital’s best, read our full article on the subject here

3. Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel

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Half of you will be disappointed to learn that this capsule hotel’s bathhouse and sauna are men-only, although there is a women-only floor for sleeping. Regardless, at less than 3,500 yen a night, Shinjuku Kuyakusho-mae Capsule Hotel provides a functional and cheap alternative to your standard hotel.

Price: <3,500 yen/night

Address: 1-2-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0021


4. Green Plaza Shinjuku Capsule Hotel

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Although slightly more expensive, Green Plaza Shinjuku Capsule Hotel offers spa and sauna open to both genders. Helpfully, their friendly staff also speak English.   

Price: <5,500 yen/night

Address: 1-29-2 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0021

Shinjuku Ryokan

The opposite side of the coin to the ultra-modern capsule hotel, the ryokan represents tradition and quality. We’ve got everything you need to know about them, right here.

5. Tama Ryokan

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Since Tama Ryokan is a family residence first and a traditional Japanese inn second, there are quite a few ground rules to follow. Despite all of this, it’s extremely affordable and very homely. 

Price: <4,500 yen/night

Address: 1-25-33 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0075


6. Shin-Okubo Sekitei

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Though on the pricey side, Shin-Okubo Sekitei is only 10 minutes away from Shinjuku’s main attractions on foot. Each room at this luxury ryokan has its own private bath equipped with free toiletries.

Price: <11,400 yen/night 

Address: 2-15-10 Hyakunincho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0073

Shinjuku Hotels

7. Tokyo Urban Hotel

For the price, Tokyo Urban Hotel provides surprisingly spacious rooms and all you caffeine fiends are in luck, you can drink all the complimentary tea and coffee you like in the lobby. The only downside? The lingering cigarette smell.

Price: <6,000 yen/night

Address: 2 -8-12 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0021


8. Shinjuku City Hotel N.U.T.S Tokyo

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N.U.T.S stands for New Urban Time and Space. Why? That’s for you to find out. 

This modern hotel is conveniently located within a few miles of Hanazono Shrine, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

Price: <13,500 yen/night 

Address: 1-16-5 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0022


9. Shinjuku Granbell Hotel

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Shinjuku Granbell Hotel is incredibly chic and modern. Its roof top bar & terrace G (featured in our “Fantastic Tokyo City Views” article) offers reasonably-priced drinks and an amazing view of Tokyo. 

Price: <14,000 yen/night

Address: 2-14-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0021


10. Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku

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Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku is roughly a 10-minute walk from Takashimaya Times Square, one of the districts major department stores. It’s also located within minutes of Fu-unji, a popular ramen restaurant featured in our “top Shinjuku restaurants” article.

Price: <15,000 yen/night

Address: 2-3-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0053


11. Tokyu Stay Nishi-Shinjuku

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Find Tokyu Stay Nishi-Shinjuku minutes from Kumano Shrine and within, find quality service and amenities. Each room is equipped with a pants press, air purifier and humidifier.   

Price: <16,000 yen/night 

Address: 5-9-8 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023


12. E-Hotel Higashi Shinjuku

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The rooms are small at this 3-star hotel but its convenient location near the National Noh Theater and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden more than makes up for it. Its staff are extremely welcoming and helpful.

Price: <16,000 yen 

Address: 2-3-15 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0021


13. APA Hotel Higashi Shinjuku Ekimae

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Forgot to pack something? APA Hotel Higashi Shinjuku Ekimae has you covered. They offer a wide range of services and amenities – ranging from computer rental to deodorant spray.

Price: <18,000 yen/night

Address: 1-1-48 Okubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0072


14. Shinjuku Prince Hotel

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View from Shinjuku Prince Hotel

Located right in the heart of Shinjuku, this luxury chain hotel provides simple yet clean rooms. It also includes a fine dining restaurant, Fuga-Wafu, which boasts a stunning panoramic view of Tokyo.

Price: <18,000 yen/night 

Address: 1-30-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-8487


15. Hotel Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo

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Hotel Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo is a fully equipped service apartment, hence its price. The hotel even offers babysitting services. As a result, it’s incredibly family friendly. 

Price: <27,000 yen/night

Address: 1-28-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0022

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