Smiles abound at Court Annex Roppongi (Photo: Asahi Homes Ltd)

Court Annex Roppongi

An affordable alternative to hotels

Smiles abound at Court Annex Roppongi (Photo: Asahi Homes Ltd)
Kyle Hedlund   - 3 min read

If you are staying in Tokyo for a week or longer, you might want to consider making yourself at home in an apartment-hotel like Court Annex Roppongi. Apartment-hotels, first introduced in Japan by Asahi Homes, are extended-stay facilities that provide optimal accommodations for people such as expat executives on assignment and travelers in Tokyo for lengthy periods. Guests enjoy more than twice the living space of a hotel for about the same price, as well as flexible lease periods starting from one week.

Family-run Court Annex Roppongi is a sixty-two unit complex featuring five types of apartments ranging from small studios to three-bedroom suites. All apartments in this attractive building feature high-quality furniture, cable television, and a fax machine. Kitchens are fitted with the latest electrical appliances, and all units have private bathrooms and storage space. Rent includes weekly professional maid service to clean the room and change the linen. All utility charges are included in the rent except telephone, and free round-the-clock high-speed internet is a standard feature—simply plug in your computer for immediate connectivity.

With monthly rates as low as ¥245,000 (working out to just over ¥8,000 per day), Court Annex Roppongi is not only more comfortable than most hotels but also cheaper. There are even periodic specials that make things very economical, such as one in which a second room can be had for half-price—perfect for families and groups! Check their website for details on current offers.

Conveniently located in central Tokyo close to the Grand Hyatt Tokyo and Roppongi Hills, Court Annex Roppongi is only five minutes on foot from Roppongi Station on the Hibiya and Oedo subway lines. Airport transfers are a breeze to both Haneda and Narita International Airports. Food and beverage services can be provided so that guests checking in early in the morning or late at night can prepare a simple meal or have something delivered hot. A buffet breakfast of coffee, rolls, and fruit is provided in the lobby each morning.

The English-speaking service manager at Court Annex Roppongi sees to the requirements of all residents with a warm, personal touch, assisting with everything from arranging taxis to providing shopping advice. Residents staying one month or longer receive optional membership privileges at nearby fitness club, and the surrounding location has an enormous variety of shops and services.

Apartment hotels have long been the first choice in residences for discerning people. Make sure you look into Court Annex Roppongi before settling for something less.

Kyle Hedlund

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