Open from October 2015, Sato-san's Rest offers accommodations in a shopping arcade in Tokyo's traditional downtown area. It features free WiFi and bicycle rental at an additional charge. Ueno can be reached with a 5-minute train ride while Akihabara is a 10-minute train ride away The property is a 8-minute walk from Hibiya Line Minowa Station exit 3, and a 30-second walk away from Toden Arakawa Line Arakawa-itchumae Station. Minowa Station provides better access to the city center. . Yokohama is 22 mi from Sato-san's Rest, while Chiba is 21 mi from the property. Haneda Airport is 12 mi away. All rooms come with free tea bags. Bathroom facilities are shared. There is luggage storage space at the property. The shower booths are available 24 hours and comes with free toiletries. Guests can enjoy local Japanese dishes at the nearby restaurants or buy some groceries at the shops in the arcade.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Tokyo
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  • ***sloptart***
    United States of America United States of America
    One of the best stays I've had. Wonderful atmosphere. Very kind and polite hosts. Short walk to the Minowa metro station gives access to the entire city. Excellent.
  • Lukas
    Germany Germany
    A wonderful place in a more local area, the hosts are so friendly, helpful and make the whole stay perfect. Lots of curious and interesting guests as well, so if you are a solo traveler it's perfect to socialize!
  • Shuyu
    United States of America United States of America
    Hostel owner Nana and her husband were really helpful and friendly. It was really nice to have a conversation with them. The place was really homie and clean. They also provided me with anything I needed and gave me advise on when to leave for the...

Area info

Amenities of Sato-san's Rest
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Baggage storage
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

House rules

Sato-san's Rest takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)

Mastercard Visa Cash Sato-san's Rest accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Payment must be made in full at the time of check-in.

Guests are advised to kindly enter all necessary information in the check-in sheet at the time of check-in, and be considerate to other guests. Guests who do not comply may not be allowed to stay, and no refund will be given.

The property will send guests an email regarding transportation methods to the property, once the reservation is confirmed.

Please be informed that this property accepts a maximum of 4 people per group, as the property can only accommodate 15 people.

When booking for 5 people or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please contact the property directly for more details.

Food/beverages brought in must be consumed at the common area located on the ground floor.

Guests are kindly requested to keep the noise level down in the guestrooms after 22:00.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Sato-san's Rest of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

License number: 27荒保衛環き(三)第1号

FAQs about Sato-san's Rest

  • Check-in at Sato-san's Rest is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Sato-san's Rest is 4.3 miles from the center of Tokyo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Sato-san's Rest offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at Sato-san's Rest include:

    • Bed in Dorm
    • Triple

  • The prices at Sato-san's Rest may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.