Located only a short walk from Kawasaki station and amongst the hustle and bustle of Isago; Hotel on the Marks is the perfect place to base yourself for your stay in Kawasaki. Chic, clean and cheap seems to be the mantra for this boutique style hotel which offers accommodation ranging from capsule style bunks to single private rooms.
The hotel occupies a single building of which the bottom floor has been refurnished into a stylish eatery and bar. The bottom floor is the perfect place for guests to lounge and take advantage of the generous food and beverage offers available to all those who stay at the hotel.
Among other things, the hotel also offers free high speed Wi-Fi, pajamas, a toothbrush, slippers and a towel allowing guests to feel more at home. There is also a free bicycle rental service available, allowing guests to discover the hidden delights of Kawasaki on two wheels. However, make sure you get in early as there are limited bicycles and plenty of eager guests.
Unlike many other mid-range Japanese hotels which have a tendency to be dingy and devoid of any natural light, Hotel on the Marks is well-lit and spotlessly clean. The bathrooms are fully equipped with hairdryers and soap whilst lockers are also available to guests free of charge.
The prices for the capsule rooms start at a reasonably ¥2,400 and are gender segregated. The single room suites are small but fully furbished and are prices around ¥4,800.
Hotel on the Marks has all the amenities of a modern hotel with washing, drying and luggage storing services all available for an extra fee.
Located only 25 minutes away from Tokyo Station, Kawasaki is extremely accessible and makes a great base for those wanting to be close to Tokyo, but away from omnipresent hustle and bustle. Equally, Kawasaki is the perfect place for those wanting to explore the wider expanses of Kanto Prefecture and Yokohama.
To those with only a short layover in Japan, consider Hotel on the Marks which is conveniently located only 15 minutes from Haneda Airport.
How to get there
From Haneda Airport- Keikyu Line Airport Express --> Keikyu-Kawasaki Station ¥400
From Tokyo Station- JR Keihintohoku Line --> Kawasaki Station ¥310