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Accommodation / rooms
Can minors stay at the hotel without adults?
Minors are able to stay without adults, but they need to get a permission from their parents. We request to write a consent form to their parents, and minor guests need to print out/submit the form to us when they check in. If they refused to write/submit a consent form, we cannot allow minor guests to stay at our hotel. Please download the consent form below; Minor Consent Form
Is sleepwear available?
Yes, it is. We have prepared a pair of Pajama shirt and pants in your room. If you need a bigger size or a children's size, please contact us when you make your reservation, as we have a limited number.
Is there any cell phone charger ?
It is available at the reception desk.
Can I choose a specific room?
We're very sorry. We assign the rooms ourselves in order that all of our guests can have a pleasant stay. You won't be able to designate your room or floor. Designations will be accepted as requests, but please understand we cannot guarantee your selection.
Is there a trouser press?
Each floor has a trouser press located in its elevator hall. It is free to use, but we ask that you take it to your room and use it. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Can I call an outside line from the room phone?
We're very sorry. Outside lines cannot be reached from the room phones.
Do you offer early check-in and late check-out?
Depending on the state of cleaning of guest rooms on the day of your stay, we allow early check-in and late check-out at the rate of ¥1,000 per hour. (Normal check-in time: 3:00 p.m., normal check-out time: 11:00 a.m.) Early check-in is available from 12:00 p.m. while late check-out is up to 2:00 p.m. *Please be advise that there may be times when you cannot avail of this service.
What amenities are available in the rooms?
[Free amenities] *Available on the lobby floor. Toothbrushes, hairbrushes, razors, cotton buds, bath salts, body sponges, skin care products, coffee/tea/green tea
[Room Amenities]* Available in the guest rooms. 2-piece pajamas, disposable slippers, towels, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, deodorant spray
[Room Amenities] LCD TV, free Wi-Fi, internal telephone, refrigerator, toilet with washing machine, air purifier, hair dryer, electric kettle Please feel free to contact the hotel if you have any other questions.
Do you offer any drinks other than green tea as an amenity?
Yes, black tea as well.
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Is the water in the rooms potable?
Yes, you can drink it. Our hotel has a water purification system installed in the entire building, so even the water in the unit bath in the guest rooms is purified. Savor delicious water from SOU-BI-SUI.
What is a SOU-BI-SUI?
It is the name of the water provided by our hotel. We have installed a water purification system in the entire building, so guests get to enjoy purified water throughout our hotel, including the water coming out of the faucets and showers in the unit baths and the toilet with bidet function in the guest rooms, as well as the water from the faucets in common areas and the water used for laundry. Experience water that is not only delicious but is also gentle on the skin with SOU-BI-SUI.
Why does SOU-BI-SUI taste delicious and why is it good for the body?
The water purification system installed in the entire building removes dirt and rust from tap water, and reduces the amount of residual chlorine in the water to an amount that is in the lower levels of the legal concentration limit, making the water hypoallergenic.
Is there any smoking area inside the hotel?
Yes, located on the first floor.
Is there a computer I can use for free?
We are sorry, but we do not lend computers free of charge.
How is the hotel security?
The hotel uses a contactless IC card key system. The elevator is set up so that when riding, you need to bring your card key to the sensor and then press the button for your room floor.
Non-guests will be unable to enter.
Are there vending machines in the building?
Yes, located in the vending corner on the third floor. We've prepared options ranging from soft drinks to alcohol.
Is there an ice machine?
There is an ice machine that you can use for free inside the vending machine corner on the 3rd floor. Our hotel has installed a water purification system throughout the building, so the ice in the machine is made from the delicious water called SOU-BI-SUI. Please use the ice machine. There are cups for ice beside the ice machine.
Is there a coin laundry or microwave available?
Yes, located in the vending corner on the third floor.
Access / Parking
Is there parking?
Our hotel has no dedicated parking lot. We ask that you use the coin parking located nearby.
Staying with children
Are there any charges for children or accommodation charges for children sleeping in the same bed?
Children who have not yet entered elementary school (until graduating from kindergarten/preschool) can stay for free. The adult charge applies to children of elementary school age or older. For example, for one adult and one child of elementary school age or older staying together, please reserve according to the price for two adults.
Charges and payment
Do you impose cancellation charges?
Yes. Cancellation charges are as follows. ・Day before stay: 20% of room charge ・Day of stay: 80% of room charge ・No show: 100% of room charge
However, the cancellation policy may be different for certain offers in the event that the plan was reserved online. Information regarding the cancellation policy can be found with the plan information and in your reservation confirmation email.
When should I pay the accommodation fee?
Payment is expected at the reception desk upon check-in. We kindly ask that you contact the hotel if someone other than the overnight guests will be paying, as we require payment before check-in for such cases.
We accept cashless payments only. We do not accept cash payments. You may use credit cards and QR code payments at the front desk of the hotel. Please take notice of this.
We accept the following credit cards and QR code payments. credit cards accepted: VISA,MasterCard,JCB,American Express,Diners,Discover card, Union Pay QR code payments accepted: ALIPAY, WeChatPay, LINE Pay, PayPay, d barai, au PAY, Rpay *Only one-time payment is accepted for credit cards.
Which payment methods do you accept?
We accept the following credit cards and QR code payments. We do not accept cash payments. credit cards accepted: VISA,MasterCard,JCB,American Express,Diners,Discover card, Union Pay QR code payments accepted: ALIPAY, WeChatPay, LINE Pay, PayPay, d barai, au PAY, Rpay
*Only one-time payment is accepted for credit cards. *You may use credit cards and QR code payments at the front desk of the hotel.
What if I don't have a credit card?
In addition to credit cards, we accept the following QR code payments. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but we ask that you prepare QR code payments for your stay with us.
QR code payments accepted: ALIPAY, WeChatPay, LINE Pay, PayPay, d barai, au PAY, Rpay *You may use credit cards and QR code payments at the front desk of the hotel. We do not accept cash payments.
Can I pay with a QUO Card?
Unfortunately, we cannot handle payments made using a QUO Card. We ask for your understanding.
Can I send my bags or mail to the hotel ahead of time via a parcel delivery service, postal mail, etc.?
Yes, please send these items to the hotel and write the name of the staying guest and check-in date. We will hold items for one week before check-in. We cannot hold very large bags, large amounts of baggage, or items that require refrigeration or freezing. For more information, please contact each hotel. Also, please note that we will not pay cash on delivery, so make sure to pay when sending the items.
Will you hold my luggage for me before check-in/after check-out?
Yes. We will hold you luggage. Luggage can be held until and during the day of your check-out date. However, we cannot hold luggage overnight. We ask for your understanding.
Can you make a reservation for restaurants for me?
We are afraid, but we do not make a reservation for restaurants or tickets of amusement parks on behalf of the guests. Thank you for your understanding.
Can I stay with my pet(s)?
We're very sorry we cannot allow guests to stay together with their pets. We ask for your understanding.
Can I meet someone who isn't a guest of the hotel on the premises?
For security reasons, we ask that you refrain from allowing individuals other than hotel guests into your room. Please conduct such meetings in the lobby.
Is there a curfew?
No, there's no curfew. However, for security reasons, the front entryway will be locked between 1:00am and 5:00am. Hotel guests can unlock the entryway using their card keys, however, We ask guests who haven't yet checked in to contact the front desk over the intercom. Further, we ask that you contact us if your actual arrival time will be much later than the one you entered on your reservation.
Can I send items by courier from the hotel?
We only accept payment on delivery for the Yamato Transport service. *We do not accept prepayment. We also have cardboard boxes available for sale. Packages will be shipped without a cover, so please let our staff know should you require one. Please note that we may refuse to accept valuables, broken articles, or packages that require special handling.
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