Metropolitan  4 stars

1-6-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Tosima-Ku , Tokyo, 171-8505, Tokyo, Japan  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

Enjoy your stay at this top of line luxury Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo noted for its super spacious sleeping rooms. The décor is modern and elegant but understated.

Verified Reviews:

  • Staff are friendly - Food was excellent - Little english channels
  • Upper floor rooms are very nice - Nice location - Restaurants nearby
  • Room is clean - Staffs were helpful - Plenty of shopping
  • Good location - Good variety at breakfast - Room were a tad too small
  • Long queues at breakfast - Excellent location - Great value


Metropolitan is a 4-star hotel offering an indoor swimming pool, animation and a cocktail lounge to its guests. This superior hotel was opened in 1985 and renovated in 2009.

Conveniently located in the busy district of Tokyo, in the proximity of Mizuinari Shrine, Gokokuji Temple and Takadanobaba. Just 5km from the center of Tokyo known for Ancient Orient Museum, Hanano Rakuen Garden and Namco Namjatown.

The hotel offers excellent location close to woods and hills.

25 minutes' drive from Haneda airport and 5 minutes' walk to Ikebukuro train station.


This property has 805 guestrooms including Superior Standard Single Room, Executive Deluxe Double Room and Small Double Room appointed with individual climate control, a minibar, Wi-Fi, coffee/tea making facilities and a personal computer. Some rooms offer panoramic views of the city. They boast superb decor and offer a fridge and coffee/tea makers.


The restaurant offers refined French meals in a refined atmosphere. Relaxing drinks are offered in the garden bar.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of JPY 2580 per person per night. 


A garage, a beauty salon and a barber shop for general use and a business center, conference facilities and a photocopier for work can be found on-site.


A sauna, a wellness center and shiatsu massage are offered for relaxation. The on-site fitness center comes with fitness classes and a gym.


Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is JPY 1500 per day.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of floors   25.  Number of rooms   809.

City Center Tokyo - 2.9 mi
Airports Haneda (HND) - 12.8 mi, Narita International Airport (NRT) - 38.0 mi
Train Stations Ikebukuro Station - 1000 ft, Shinjuku Station - 2.8 mi
Underground stations Shinjuku Gyoemmae Station - 2.8 mi, Kamiyacho Station - 5.0 mi
Restaurants Tsubame Grill - 300 ft, Brasserie Lion Ikebukuro Metro politan ten (cuisine: Bar) - 200 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Vending Machines
  • Hairdresser
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Internet corner
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Steam bath
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Animation
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Bidet
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Slippers
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Analog data port
  • Voice mail
  • Free movies/video
  • Pay TV
  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hi-Fi
  • Video on demand



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or Double Or Twin Beds
    Size: 250 sq. feet
    View: City view
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      Standard Triple Room
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      Bed type: Triple
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        Superior Double Room
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        Bed type: Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed or Two Single Beds
        Size: 295 sq. feet
        View: City view
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          Superior Triple Room
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          Bed type: Triple
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            Executive Deluxe Double Room
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            Bed type: King Size Bed
            Size: 380 sq. feet
            View: City view
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              Bed type: Queen Size Bed
              Size: 260 sq. feet
              View: City view
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                Metropolitan LocationWhat's nearby

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions
                • Rainbow Bridge
                  3.0 mi
                Popular areas
                • City Center
                  2.9 mi
                Train stations
                • Ikebukuro Station
                  700 ft
                • Shinjuku Station
                  2.7 mi
                Convention centers
                • International Conference Center - Waseda
                  1.3 mi
                • Sunshine international Aquarium
                  3000 ft
                • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
                  3.0 mi
                Underground stations

                Local Attractions

                • Gokokuji Temple
                  1.0 mi
                  5-40-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo
                • Takadanobaba
                  1.2 mi
                • Eisei Bunko Foundation
                  1.3 mi
                  1-1-1 Mejirodai, Bunkyo
                • St. Mary's Cathedral, Tokyo
                  1.4 mi
                  3-16-15 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo
                • Chinzanso Garden
                  1.5 mi
                  2-10-8 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo

                Near the hotel

                • Sunshine 60
                  2800 ft
                  3-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima
                • Sunshine Aquarium
                  3200 ft
                  3-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima
                • Namco Namjatown
                  3400 ft
                  3-1-3 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima
                • J-WORLD TOKYO
                  3400 ft
                  3chome Higashi-ikebukuro, Toshima
                • Ancient Orient Museum
                  3500 ft
                  3-1-4 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima
                • Japan Mint Tokyo Musium
                  3800 ft
                  4-42-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima
                • Stamp Museum
                  3900 ft
                  1-4-23 Mejiro, Toshima

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Tsubame Grill

                  60% likes this, based on 23 reviews

                  300 ft
                  Metropolitan Plaza 7F 1-11-4 Nishiikebukuro

                  Phone: +81 3-5954-8278

                • Brasserie Lion Ikebukuro Metro politan ten

                  Cuisine: Bar

                  200 ft
                  1-11-1 Nishiikebukuro

                  Phone: +81 3-5954-8282

                • Taishokenshichifuku

                  60% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                  Cuisine: Noodle
                  Price Range: USD 8 - USD 10

                  200 ft
                  1-3-5 Nishiikebukuro

                  Phone: +81 3-5952-5288

                • Habesuto

                  66% likes this, based on 36 reviews
                  Cuisine: Healthy
                  Price Range: USD 12 - USD 32

                  200 ft

                  Phone: +81 3-5954-8152

                • TINUN THE NOODLE BAR

                  51% likes this, based on 12 reviews
                  Cuisine: Thai
                  Price Range: USD 10 - USD 12

                  200 ft

                  Phone: +81 3-5954-8118

                Metropolitan Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Metropolitan

                Average guest rating

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                Based on 340 reviews

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                Individual guest reviews

                • Older travelers

                  We had a very relaxing stay at this hotel. We found it very convenient and staff were most helpful.

                  • Average rating
                • Family with children

                  Service from the hotel staff was excellent!! Everyone was curteous and helpful. The hotel is close to the train station which made it a convenient location.

                  The only downside to the hotel is that if you don't upgrade your room to superior, the beds are hard and uncomfortable, also the pillows in both the superior and standard rooms are hard and unyielding. Disappointingly, the teppanyaki restuarant in the basement did not have staff that spoke english, a customer had to interpret for us.

                  • Average rating
                • Couple

                  Cost was perfect for our requirements

                  No wifi!

                  • Average rating
                • Family with children

                  We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. The room is very clean, daily room svc, Internet access via cable, daily newspaper, request for transformer for h/p or camera charger. Just walk 2 Mins to Ikebukuro train station and the station is really big. Pls ask the hotel staffs at Concierge for more directions if you are not sure. Don't forget to buy Airport Limousine bus + One day pass Metro tickets with Yen 1600 per adult at Haneda airport next to Information counter. Pls use airport Limousine bus to & from Airport/hotel. Value for money, convenient & save time. You also can buy Suica card to use for daily transportation and costs you at Yen 2000 (500 deposit(refundable)+1500 usage). You can topup the value later at any stations. Pls ask JR/Metro office staffs or station staffs if you are not sure. Otherwise you will end up paying more fares and waste time. Pls utilize Metrol ticket to visit Tokyo Tower, Asakusa temple, Aqua city, Yokohama area, Taking picture with Shinkasen & some more. You also can visit Kamakura from Ikebukuro station and costs Yen 890 for one way. Pls ask jr office staff for platform number to Kamakura or anywhere in the city. Tokyo Disnyeland needs to spend almost one day until 10pm. Travelling with Young children, pls advise to use stroller and the transport is free of charge below 6 years old in Japan. You can browse Electronic products at Bic Mac and shoppings at Sunshine city around Ikebukuro area. You will love it, save money, time and trust me. You can go to 7th or 8th Floor at Lumine store for Lunch or Dinner. Prices are ok. Pls try Mos Burger near the hotel. Very nice. We really enjoy the trip to Tokyo and hope you can enjoy too as per information provided above.

                  We reached to the hotel around 9am and this hotel did not accept early check-in and end up we have to pay for early check-in charges. Kindly send the feedback to this hotel to be more flexible like in Singapore.

                  • Average rating
                • Older travelers

                  Proximity to public transport and restaurants. The hotel buffet breakfast.

                  The condition of the hotel room was very poor and sub-standard for a four star hotel. This was the third and the last hotel we stayed in before departing from Japan. Compared to our previous two hotels , this hotel room was a big disappointment. If not for the payment penalty, we would have moved to another hotel after the first night. We are frequent travelers and have never seen such a shabby and dated room in a four star hotel. We were told that we had been upgraded to a bigger room, but we would have preferred a smaller more inviting and clean-looking room. However, the hotel exterior, lobby, restaurants and shops are maintained to a high standard and deserve the stars.

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  Staff went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. It is very close to the train station which gets you to alot of places.

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  I liked the delightful and helpful attitude of the staff. I liked its very convenient location. I liked its proximity as a departure point for the airport bus. The ability of the staff to speak English was a definite bonus for an English traveller.

                  • Average rating
                • Family with children

                  Location excellent. Just a stones throw away from Ikebukoro Station and dining and shopping areas. Airport Limousine stops at hotel for transfer to and from Narita/Haneda. Car rental agencies are nearby for those who drive.

                  • Average rating
                • Family with children

                  Location in heart of Ikebukoro. Accessibility second to none

                  • Average rating
                • Couple

                  I like here because of good take care but check in time is 2 o'clock,It's too bad for people who have came to hotel in morning.

                  • Average rating
                • Single

                  For the money, this is one of the best deals you will find in Tokyo. The Airport bus from Narita stops right at the hotel, and it is within two minutes from all the rail links you will ever need. I have been to Tokyo many times and I give this hotel super high marks in every category.

                  • Average rating
                • Family with children

                  It is located near the Ikeburuko station with many small/convenient eateries around. However, there are not many shopping joints around, would need to travel to the other stations. The Ikeburuko station is very well linked by many subway lines, and getting around Tokyo is made easier via the jr line (Yamanote line). Hotel staff are very warm and helpful which made the stay even more enjoyable.

                  • Average rating
                • Group of friends

                  Convenient location; next to Ikebukuro station. The Metropolitan delivers well on a city centre hotel in its class. Services provided were efficient and friendly. The views out of the higher floor rooms were really spectacular.

                  For people with children it would have been nice for the Fitness Centre swimming pool to be available for family use (franchised concern and therefore separate from the Metropolitan) and to have had an hour or two each day for them alone maybe?

                  • Average rating
                • Older travelers

                  Excellent location- accross from the train & subway station, restaurants and shops

                  Rooms are too small for the rate,

                  • Average rating
                • Older travelers

                  Location, excellent access to transportation, metro, train, bus. shopping, restaurants.

                  Rooms are too small for the value

                  • Average rating
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