Andon Ryokan

Top choice ryokan in Asakusa & Sumida River
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About 2km north of Asakusa, the contemporary Andon Ryokan is fabulously designed in form and function. It has 20 tiny but immaculate tatami rooms, bathrooms decorated with specially commissioned manga art, and a spectacular upper-floor spa with a manga-style mural, which can be used privately. Toshiko, the friendly owner, collects antiques, which are displayed around the ryokan.

As of early 2019 Andon also has a new kitchen and cafe space on the ground floor in which a full program of cultural events are hosted. Bike rentals and laundry facilities are also available. It's a five-minute walk from the subway.

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Quick description

Andon Ryokan is a 5-minute walk from Minowa Subway Station and a 20-minute walk from the historical Asakusa. Boasting award-winning architecture, the hotel offers a hot tub, bicycle rentals and Japanese-style rooms with free wired internet. Guest rooms feature tatami (woven-straw) flooring with traditional futon bedding. Each room is equipped with a TV and a DVD player. Toilets and bathroom facilities are shared. The Ryokan offers cultural activities such as tea ceremony and flower arrangement classes. There is a launderette on site for guests’ convenience. Andon offers a selection of delicious Western breakfasts, which are cooked to preference and served in the common kitchen. Ryokan Andon is a 10-minute journey from downtown area Ueno.

Important information

Please inform Andon Ryokan in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Full payment is required at check-in. Guests arriving after 22:00 are requested to inform the hotel in advance. This can be done in the comment box during booking, or using the contact details in the booking confirmation. When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please contact the property directly for more details.


  • Hot tub/jacuzzi


  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Wifi
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Designated smoking area
  • Cashless payment available
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Kid meals
  • Terrace
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Family rooms
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Internet services
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Security alarm


  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout


  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Ironing service
  • Luggage storage

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Free WiFi available