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Concerning reservations


How early can reservations be made?

With the exception of certain dates, reservations are accepted from up to 12 months in advance.

However, sales periods and dates that specific packages become available may differ.

For inquiries may be made by phone at +81 3-5826-3877

Click hereClick here for internet inquiries

In case of cancellations, is there a cancellation charge?

In case of reservation cancellations, the following cancellation fees will apply.

* Reservations made through the internet reservation system can be verified or cancelled here.

* Cancellation terms may vary depending on the reserved package. For details, verify your accomodation package or call the hotel directly.

  Private Groups
Cancellation 9 rooms or less/14 guest or less/day 10 rooms or more/15 guests or more/day
No-show 100% of base rate 100% of base rate
Day of reservation 100% of base rate 100% of base rate
Day before reservation 80% of base rate 80% of base rate
10 days before reservation - 20% of base rate
  1. Percentage is based on the base rate for accomodation.
  2. If the guest's stay is to be shortened, no matter how many days are cancelled, the fee will be charged for one night, the first night that is cancelled.

Does the hotel have a waiting list?

No, the hotel does not have a waiting list for cancellations.

What are the rates for children?

One child under 12 years of age may stay free of charge when sharing a room with a parent.

However, if an additional bed is required, the full rate for an additional adult will be charged.

Is it possible to request specific rooms or rooms on specific floors?

Requests may be made at the time of reservation.

Compliance to such requests will be subject to availability.

*TOKYO SKYTREE is visible from all “THE GATE” and “Classy” rooms.

Concerning payment


How are accomodation fees to be paid?

Payments can be made in cash or by credit card at the time of check in.

Depending on the accomodation package, advance payment may be possible.

Which credit cards can be used?

The following credit cards are accepted.

VISA, Mastercard, JCB, Diners Club, American Express, UC, DC, NICOS, SAISON, DISCOVER Additionally, the China Union Pay card and debit cards are also accepted.

Can accomodation fees be paid in advance?

Advanced payment is accepted as follows.

  • Payment through wire transfer
  • Payment at the hotel in advance

Directions will be given according to reservation details. Please contact the hotel for specifics.

Concerning luggage


Can I leave my luggage before checking in and/or after checking out?

Luggage belonging to hotel guests may be held at the front desk.

I'd like to send my luggage in advance, what are the procedures for this?

Packages for guests with reservations and guest who are staying at the hotel will be held at the front desk.

Packages may be sent to the following address.

  • c/o THE GATE HOTEL KAMINARIMON by HULIC
  • 2-16-11 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0034, JAPAN
  • TEL: +81 3-5826-3877

*Please specify guest name and dates of stay.

Can I send items from the hotel?

Courier services can be arranged at the front desk.

Regarding guest rooms


Is there internet available?

Internet services are available, free of charge.

LAN cables are stored in the desk drawers of the guest rooms.

For Wi-Fi passwords, please inquire at the front desk.

Can TOKYO SKYTREE be viewed from the guest rooms?

TOKYO SKYTREE can be seen from all “THE GATE" and “Classy” rooms.

TOKYO SKYTREE can also be seen from some of the “Scenic” and “Essential” rooms. However, rooms with this view are limited and cannot be specified at the time of reservation.

What kind of amenities are available in the guest rooms?

A full variety of amenities are available in the guest rooms.
* Some items may vary depending on the room.

Equipment
Television, refridgerator, electric pot, coffee maker, plasma cluster air purifier/humidifier, safe, hair dryer, Wi-Fi
Amenities
Hair brush, tooth brush, safety razor, cotton set, shower cap, shampoo, conditioner, liquid body soap, hand cream, towels, nightwear (top and bottom, separate type), black tea, green tea, coffee, mineral water.

* If any other amenities and/or equipment are required, please contact the hotel prior to your stay.

Are there connecting rooms?

The “Essential Twin” rooms are connecting rooms. Please contact the hotel for availability.

Concerning rentals


Can I borrow a computer?

A limited number of computers are available.

If you require one, please contact the hotel in advance.

Are there ameneties and equipment available for children?

Children's amenities and items are available.
There is a limit to availability. If required, please contact the hotel in advance.

Children's items
Crib (for children under 2 years of age), children's toilet seat, bed rails
* Due to limitations in space, the rooms which can accomodate to cribs are “THE GATE”, “Balcony”, “Classy” and “Scenic”.

What kind of rental equipment is available for the guest rooms?

The following items are available for rent. (free of charge)

Items are limited, please inquire in advance if these items are required.

Bedding
Down pillow, pipe-filled pillow, viscoelastic foam pillow, blankets
Children's items
Crib (for children under 2 years of age), children's toilet seat, bed rails
Nursing care products
Hand rails, bath seats, anti-slip mats for bath tubs, wheelchairs, knock sensors
Battery chargers
For smart phones, mobile phones, iPhone,iPad
Electrical appliances
Blu-ray player, curling dryer, pants press, desk lamp, scanner (A4 size), outlet adapter, three prong outlet plug, weight scale, iron/ironing board, extension cord, HDMI Cable
Other
Ice-non cold pack, thermometer, full length mirror, magnifying mirrors, toiletries

Regarding facilities and services


Is the hotel wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the hotel is wheelchair accessible.

Accomodation
The Universal Room (24 SQM / 258 SQF / 26m2) is made with wheelchair use in mind.
Restaurant
The restaurant floor is barrier free without any steps to impede wheelchair use.
There is also a wheelchair accessible washroom on the same floor.

Wheelchairs are also available for rental.
A limited number of wheelchairs are available. If you require one, please contact the hotel in advance.

What kind of security does the hotel offer?

Key cards are required for access to guest floors.

Additionally, for security purposes, the main entrance on the first floor are locked from 12 midnight until 6 a.m. Guests arriving after midnight should contact the hotel in advance. Guests who have already checked in can open the main entrance using their room key.

Is it possible to get an extention on the check out time?

Late check outs can be arranged for the following fees, However, this may be refused due to the hotel's reservation status at the time. Please ask at the front desk for details.

  • Two hour extension (from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) 2,000 JPY
  • Four hour extension (from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) 4,000 JPY
  • More than a four hour extension (past 3 p.m.) full price for a night's stay

Does the hotel offer laundry services?

Laundry services are available at the front desk for a fee.
Please fill in the laundry form provided in the guest room and submit it with your laundry at the front desk.

Laundry brought to the front desk by 10 a.m. will be delivered to your room by 7 p.m. on the same day.

Laundry services are not available on Sundays and special holidays (such as New Year's Holidays, Obon Festival, Sanja Festival).

For nearby laundromats, please inquire at the front desk (approx. 8min. walk from hotel).

Are there any smoking areas within the hotel?

If you desire a smoking room, please specify this at the time of reservation.
Additionally, there is a smoking area available on the 14th floor.

Smoking is permitted in designated areas of the restaurant.

  • 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. in the main hall.
  • 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. on the terrace.

Is it possible to receive massages in the guest rooms?

Arrangement can be made through the front desk.

Are there any nursing rooms and/or locations to change diapers?

There is a washroom on the 13th floor with a diaper changing table.
Nursing rooms are not available.

Regarding the restaurant


What kind of restaurant does the hotel offer?

Drop by our French based bistro whenever you desire.

Guests are welcome at our restaurant at any time during their stay.

Special menus are available for breakfast and lunch. Click here for details.
The grand menu can also be viewed here.

What are the business hours for the restaurant?

Hotel guests are welcome at all times.

Guests who are not registered with the hotel may enter from 6:30 a.m. until 12:00 midnight, with doors closing at 3 a.m. (Last call is at 2:30 a.m.)

Does the restaurant accept reservations?

Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance.

Reservations are accepted between 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
THE GATE HOTEL Contact Information TEL:+81-3-6263-8233

Does the restaurant accept group reservations?

Please contact the restaurant directly for group reservations.

THE GATE HOTEL Contact Information TEL:+81-3-6263-8233

Are reservations accepted for the terrace area?

Yes, but indoor seating may be provided depending on weather conditions.

Does the restaurant have a dress code?

Service might be refused to customers wearing apparel which may be considered offensive.

*The use of guest room nightwear and slippers in the restaurant is prohibited.

Is room service available?

There is no room service available.
Hotel guests are welcome to use the restaurant on the 13th floor, 24 hours a day.

Is it possible to bring food items to the restaurant?

With the exception of guest with allergies or guests with small children, off-premises food is not permitted in the restaurant.

Non-hotel matters


Is parking available?

The hotel does not have any parking available.
* All parking is off-premises, requiring parking fees.
* The closest parking facility is the “Kaminarimon Underground Parking” (municipal parking facility).
* Handicapped parking is available. Contact the hotel for details.

How far is TOKYO SKYTREE from the hotel?

About a 20 to 30 minute walk.
3 minute train ride from Asakusa Station to TOKYO SKYTREE Station on TOBU SKYTREE line.

How can I get to your hotel from my closest station or Narita/Haneda airport?

There are various forms of transportation available including public transpotation. limousine buses and taxis.
Detailed information is available on the “Access” page.

Is there a convenient way to get to the hotel while carrying large pieces of luggage?

If arriving by train, we recommend using the following elevators.

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Asakusa station : Exit 1

Toei Asakusa Line, Asakusa station : Exit A2b

Tobu Asakusa station : Main entrance/exit

* Please note : Due to situations such as construction, there may be instances where eleveators in the stations may not be used.

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