Shin Okubo is a popular place in Shinjuku Tokyo, referred to a Korea Town. Just 1 train stop away from the busy Shinjuku Train Station (2 minutes ride), Shin Okubo is a busy district which is lined with Korean restaurants, Korean Grocery stores, K-Pop music shops and plenty of cosmetic stores.
You can walk from Shin Okubo to Kabuchi-cho, the eastern side of Shinjuku Train station in around 10 minutes. There are plenty of budget hotels in the Shin Okubo area so is much cheaper than staying in the heart of Shinjuku.
Check out the best hotels to stay in Shin-Okubo Tokyo’s Korea Town:
Nine Hours Shinjuku-North is a capsule hotel, one of the cheapest places to stay in Shin Okubo. This capsule hotel is only 150 meters away from Shin Okubo Train Station, walking distance to all the great restaurants in this area. You need to be out of your capsule each day by 10am and can get back to your capsule to sleep at 1pm.
Prices for an overnight stay at Nine Hours Shinjuku North is around A$63 per night (US$45).
The Shin-Okubo International Hotel is a budget 2 star hotel located 300 meters from Shin-Okubo Train Station. The hotel has free WiFi internet access. has a coin operated laundry, coffee and tea making facilities. For private rooms, this place is one of the cheapest in this area.
Room prices at the Shin-Okubo International Hotel start from around A$74 per night (US$53).
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Hanabi Hotel is a great 3 star hotel just 200 meters walk from Shin-Okubo Train Station. With free WiFi internet access, air-conditioned rooms with traditional Japanese decor including tatami mats and futon beds. There is a shared kitchen area if you want to cook your own food.
Room prices at the Hanabi Hotel start from around A$75 per night (US$54).
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Hotel Villa Fontaine is located right next to Okubo Park, 5 minutes walk to Shin-Okubo Train Station. A good quality 3 star hotel, probably the best hotel in the Shin-Okubo area. With free WiFi internet access. large TV screens in the room.
Room prices at Hotel Villa Fontaine start from around A$115 per night (US$83).
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