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If you want to live near Ikebukuro, just read this post !

If you want to live near Ikebukuro, just read this post !

Planning to come in Tokyo for the fall season ? ^^ For a few days or few months ? Great because we have rooms to recommend you for your stay ! If you would like to live close to Ikebukuro, I can recommend our premises SAKURA HOUSE HIGASHI NAGASAKI TERRACE and SAKURA HOUSE HIGASHI NAGASAKI [...]

Watching Sumo? How about….Competing against them??

Watching Sumo? How about….Competing against them??

When we hear the word Japan, there are many amazing things we can image. Start from Sushi, ramen, samurai and so on. Coming from Indonesia, my favourite thing is Sumo. For me it is just so cool since they are very strong and….special! I am pretty sure you guys know Sumo as well. Some of [...]

[EVENT] SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA – Wadaiko Drum Performance on May 16th, 2017

[EVENT] SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA – Wadaiko Drum Performance on May 16th, 2017

On May 16th, Erika FUJII, a Japanese percussion player, will show us her breathtaking live performance at Sakura Hostel Asakusa. Japanese drums, wadaiko, sound so much like rumbling thunder that you feel it in your stomach! Enjoy her dramatic stage performance and fill yourself with excitement! ■ Date:  Tue, May 16th, 2017 ■ Time: from 19:00 [...]

Time warp to Edo period? Kawagoe Tour with SAKURA HOTEL IKEBUKURO on May 7th

Time warp to Edo period? Kawagoe Tour with SAKURA HOTEL IKEBUKURO on May 7th

SAKURA HOTEL IKEBUKURO EVENT Tour ! Our sister company SAKURA HOTEL IKEBUKURO will organize this event !! The  [...]

[EVENT] The Imperial Palace Free Walking Tour by Tokyo City Guide Club on 5/14

[EVENT] The Imperial Palace Free Walking Tour by Tokyo City Guide Club on 5/14

Hello everyone ! We are happy to invite you to our free walking tour planned on one of the dates you will be a [...]

[EVENT] SAKURA HOTEL HATAGAYA Language Exchange TA.CHI.TSU.TE.Talking on 4/21

[EVENT] SAKURA HOTEL HATAGAYA Language Exchange TA.CHI.TSU.TE.Talking on 4/21

Hey everybody !! We are glad to inform you all we are going to hold a cultural event “Let’s do language exchange!!!” at Sakura Hotel Hatagaya café area. Have you ever taken part in doing language exchange? Even if so, ours is special ! The During the 1st 50-minute-period, you can talk with your group members [...]

[EVENT] Samurai Fight Show @ Sakura Hostel ASAKUSA on April 15th 2017 !

[EVENT] Samurai Fight Show @ Sakura Hostel ASAKUSA on April 15th 2017 !

Hey everybody ! If you don’t know what to do on weekends, next week there is this event going on Saturda [...]

Yummy yummy : omelette pancake (Dutch baby) !

A few days ago, I’ve been to Ikebukuro for a walk ! I went to the famous entertainement and shopping center Sunshine City ! Near we have this premises : IKEBUKURO SUNSHINE CITY → http://www.sakura-house.com/en/B00159/3/room. In this shopping center, there is a delicious “omelette pancake” restaurant that I would like to recommend !! ^3^ It’s called [...]

[EVENT] Cherry-blossom & Pagoda Viewing & Kamata Walking Tour! on April 2nd

[EVENT] Cherry-blossom & Pagoda Viewing & Kamata Walking Tour! on April 2nd

[VERY RARE] [April 2nd (Sunday)] Cherry-blossom & Pagoda Viewing & Kamata Walking Tour! http://honmonji.jp/foreign/gojunoto.html Here’s the once-a-year opportunity for you! Enjoy the beautiful view of FULLY-BLOOMED Cherry-blossoms (300 trees) in the famous Ikegami Honmonji Temple and discover the five-story pagoda (National Important Cultural Property built in 1608) that will open specially for a limited time [...]

A little walk in Shimo-Maruko !

A little walk in Shimo-Maruko !

Konnichi wa ! A few days ago, I went for a walk in the south of Tokyo in a beautiful place, in the Ota ward ! Have you ever heard about the Tama river (Tamagawa) ? If you get out of Shimo-Maruko station on the Tokyo Tamagawa Line, you walk a little bit and you [...]