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When I say Christmas, you say KFC!

When I say Christmas, you say KFC!

As the Yuletide season draws nearer, many of our foreign guests unfamiliar with the Japanese tradition may be scratching their heads in confusion at the popularity of KFC chicken on Christmas Eve. If you have not yet experienced this phenomenon then be prepared to observe the strings of long lines coming out of fast food [...]

SAKURA HOTEL & HOSTEL Presents BOUNEN-KAI 2014 ~End of Year Party~

SAKURA HOTEL & HOSTEL Presents BOUNEN-KAI 2014 ~End of Year Party~

In Japan, people have a big party with friends & colleagues in the end of year. We celebrate that we could finish this year peacefully and wish more happiness for next year.   SAKURA HOTEL & HOSTEL will hold this party called “BOUNEN-KAI” on December 12th. All the customers of SAKURA HOUSE & HOTEL will [...]

Kohno-san’s show in Shimokitazawa

Kohno-san’s show in Shimokitazawa

I went to a live show in Shimokitazawa the other night. Sakura House staff Kohno-san was playing the guitar in the band. I went to his show about 3 months ago in the same place but he played longer this time so I really enjoyed his show. Shimokitazawa is famous for theatrical drama and there [...]

2014 END OF YEAR PARTY 忘年会

2014 END OF YEAR PARTY 忘年会

Sakura House and Hotel Bounen-kai 2014!!! One of our sister companies, Sakura Hostel Asakusa, will hold the End-of Year Party on 12th of Dec(Fri)!!! Delicious plates cooked by the head chef Yamada from Sakura cafe Ikebukuro and other Japanese foods will be served with drinks.   For more details see below ↓↓↓   See you [...]

At the hot spring, first snowfall in this winter.

At the hot spring, first snowfall in this winter.

We went to Shima Onsen (hot spring)  in Gunma prefecture by taking a bus which goes directly to the destination from Tokyo Station and costs only 5,000 yen for round-trip. We stayed at “Sekizen-kan” ,which was more than 300 years old and recognized as the existing Japan’s oldest wooden hot-spring-inn. The day we arrived, the sky [...]

International FUTSAL on 12/7(SUN) 13:00pm-16:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

International FUTSAL on 12/7(SUN) 13:00pm-16:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

We, (SAKURA HOUSE) have FUTSAL game on 12/7 (SUN), 13 : 00 pm -16 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Beginners, ladies, everybody feel free to join us! Let’s enjoy play together!! Tweet

Thanksgiving Party

Making your original ramen noodle party♨

Howdy All!! I know we have already said thank you to those of you who came out to our events (Thanksgiving and Fuchu Keiba Cocktail Tour) last month, but let me personally say thank you for the 100th time…:P We hope that those of you who came to the event enjoyed themselves, because we did [...]

Japanese Moxibustion – Okyuu

Japanese Moxibustion – Okyuu

Do you know OKYUU, moxibustion? . This is traditional Chinese therapy using moxa which is made by dried wormwood. . This is not only for stiffness of body parts but also for the organs. I use this when I’m tired and also when something wrong with my body like stomachache, PMS, headache etc. . I [...]

Room Viewing Tour, Sakura House Otsuka B and Sendagi

Room Viewing Tour, Sakura House Otsuka B and Sendagi

Today I went to Sakura House Otsuka B for room viewing tour. This Spanish guy who owns a Spanish bar restaurant in the Ikebukuro Area, is looking for a room near Ikebukuro for his friend, who will come to Japan soon. He said Otsuka has changed a lot when he came there 7 years ago. [...]

Turkish restaurant and Chinese shrine

Hyakunincho, Tokyo’s International Neighborhood

HYAKUNINCHO is an international neighborhood just minutes by foot from the SAKURA HOUSE office. Its residents come from nations around the world, and the colors of the shops and restaurants are astounding. Tweet