Friday, September 2, 2016

# Accommodation ♪ Traditional Japanese Hotel in Ochanomizu - Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten! Experience The Green Tea Culture too!


Recommended Accommodation
Traditional Japanese Hotel With More Than 100 Years History
 Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten

How do you choose accommodation when you go travelling? Location? Facilities? Good reviews? Room rates?

If you look for a hotel with better environment and services and do not mind to pay a little bit more, today we have a good recommendation for you! In Ochanomizu, there is a traditional hotel where you can enjoy a relaxing time and experience the famous green tea culture at the same time.


Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten
Address: 3-4 Kanda-surugadai Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, 101-0062, JAPAN
Tel.: +81-3-3251-1135
Email: reservation-hro@ryumeikan.co.jp
Homepage & Reservation: http://www.ryumeikan-honten.jp/en/
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Access
From Narita and Haneda Airport
Photo credited to Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten
From stations near Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten
  • JR Line - Ochanomizu Station: 3 minutes walk from Hijiribashi Exit
  • Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line - Shin-ochanomizu Station: 1 minute walk from B3a exit
  • Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line - Awajicho Station: 1 minute walk from B3a exit, 3 minutes walk from A5 Exit
  • Toei Shinjuku Line - Ogawamachi Station: 1 minute walk from B3a exit, 3 minutes walk from A5 Exit
  • JR Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line - Kanda Station: 7 minutes walk from 4 Exit
Travel reminder
If you take the JR Sobu Line from the nearest JR station, you can get to the famous Akihabara very quickly. Also, Tokyo Dome is also very close to the hotel!

About Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten



Actually Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten is always on the top rankings of the most wanted hotel for foreign visitors. It is also introduced by the well known Michelin Travel Guide previously!


Welcome Drink by Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten

When you are doing the check-in, a welcome drink set is prepared for you to relax. Cool hand towel is provided during the summer while warm hand towel is provided in winter. How nice the service is!


There are 9 suites in the hotel. Suites sizes are from 53.1m2 to 61.9m2. The guestrooms are very spacious right? Based on the "Wa" idea of Tokyo, each guestroom is named after flowers like peony, chrysanthemum, vines, ginkgo, and pine etc.

Today, we will stay in the Chrysanthemum Room which is a twin bedroom.

Room rates: About 65,000 yen + tax (for two persons)


Very nicely designed and made Yukata!


Relaxing and calming music is playing inside the guestroom. Facilities inside the room is very nice too.


An international power plug can be found in the room. Of course, WiFi and internet is available in the room!


On the first floor of the hotel, a Japanese and green tea themed restaurant "GREEN TEA RESTAURANT 1899 OCHANOMIZU"can be found.

As we have mentioned earlier, you can experience the green tea culture at the hotel!

GREEN TEA RESTAURANT 1899 OCHANOMIZU
Hours:
Lunch: 11:00 - 15:00 (L.O. 14:30)
Afternoon Tea: 14:00 - 16:30 (L.O. 16:00)
Dinner: 17:30 - 23:00 (L.O. 22:00)
Homepage (Japanese): http://1899.jp/ochanomizu/


This time, we chose the outdoor part of the restaurant to enjoy our green tea feast while looking at the streets. What a nice moment!

5 Best Tea Cuisine


01. Dashimaki (Japanese fried eggs) in green tea favor

Have you heard about "Tororo"? It is a sticky topping made from yam which is a very healthy food to our bodies. This time, green tea is mixed in the tororo.

Price: 880 yen (tax included)


02. Green Tea Fondue

You may have tried other kinds of fondue, but how about this green tea fondue! Just dip the fresh fruit into the bitter green tea sauce and see how do you like it!

Price: 880 yen (tax included)



03. Green Tea Tofu Salad

Green tea tofu, added with special green tea salad dressing, a healthy and fresh starter.

Price: 980 yen (tax included)



04. Green Tea Potato Salad

Try this specially made green tea potato salad. You will get addicted to it!

Price: 680 yen (tax included)


05. Green Tea, Beer and.....Green Tea Beer

We highly recommend you to try this Green Tea Beer. You can taste the bitterness and the sweetness of this special drink.

Not into beer, don't worry, you can try the Green Tea Wine too. It is very famous among ladies.

Price:
Green Tea Beer: 720 yen (tax included)
Green Tea Wine: 720 yen (tax included)

Let's get back to our suite after enjoying the great meal.


Do you know that the bathroom of Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten is very famous too?

Just look at the specially designed bathtub. It is actually made with the Shigaraki pottery which was started back in mid-Kamakura period, and handmade by pottery professionals.


Another surprise!

What is inside the gift box? Actually it is the toiletries set!

By the way, we need to tell you about the towels provided in the suite.  Actually it is the famous Golden Rule Towels!


A library or a coffee shop?

Actually it is a rest area for guests. You can enjoy reading some magazines and books while enjoying some tea here.


After getting in the bath, relax yourself in the rest area.


When it gets dark, why don't you write your friends some postcards and tell them how amazing your stay at Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten is. The postcards in the drawer is free.


Room Service - Breakfast

It is great to order in room breakfast service to start your new day.


Steamed eggs, grilled fish, miso soup, variety of small dishes, a really nice breakfast set!



Breakfast Set

Wa-no Tamatebako "Aka (red)"
Price: 3,300 yen (tax included)

Reservation in advance is required
Other breakfast items are available
Homepage: http://www.ryumeikan-honten.jp/en/breakfast.html


If you want to stay in a hotel with better environment and services, Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten is a good choice for you!

Famous Sightseeing Sports near Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten


01. Kanda Jimbocho Book Street

Since Meiji period, Jimbocho is the second biggest second hand books area in Japan. From literature to comics, you can find all kinds of used books here.

02. Ochanomizu Instrument Street

No matter you are looking for new or used instruments, or music books, it is a good place for your to visit. By the way, many music students come here to shop as well.

03. Jimbocho

Jimbocho is famous for the sports goods that they sell. Well designed products with good prices can be found here.

At the end, let us show you a short clip of Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten!


From now on, please remember in Ochanomizu, there is a traditional hotel where you can enjoy a relaxing time and experience the famous green tea culture at the same time - Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten!

Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten
Address: 3-4 Kanda-surugadai Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, 101-0062, JAPAN
Tel.: +81-3-3251-1135
Email: reservation-hro@ryumeikan.co.jp
Homepage & Reservation: http://www.ryumeikan-honten.jp/en/
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