Accommodation

All seminars, colloquia, guest lectures, and panels will take place at the University of Tokyo’s Hongo Campus, which is located in the center of Tokyo (7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo).

 

List of available lodgings for IWL participants (updated Feb. 18, 2018)

Contact:
The IWL Office at the University of Tokyo
Department of Contemporary Literary Studies, The University of Tokyo
Phone/Fax +81-3-5841-7955
 
The IWL Office at the University of Tokyo, the Department of Contemporary Literary Studies, has secured the following reasonably priced rooms for the period July 1 – July 27, 2018 (26 nights). Please note that the prices quoted below are for these 26 nights.

A. “Flat Share Koiwa Campus

20 single rooms with shared bathroom

Rent: 100,000 yen, including taxes.

Address: 2-3-4 Kitakoiwa, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo.

Nearest station: Koiwa Station. JR Soubu line, 7 minutes’ walk.

Access to the University of Tokyo: 45 minutes (door to door) by commuter train and subway.

Room size: 8.5 square meters.

Equipment: Desk, chair, bed, refrigerator, air conditioner.

Shared facilities: shower rooms, bathrooms, washing machines, kitchen, internet access (LAN). 

Method of payment: Credit card (VISA, Master, Amex, Diners, JCB, Discover) or cash. Advance payment on-line or upon check-in.

https://tokyosharehouse.com/eng/house/detail/662/

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B1. “DK House Shinkoiwa”

6 single rooms with shared bathroom (5 for men, 1 for men/women)

Rent: 100,000 yen, including taxes.

Address: 4-4-5 Shinkoiwa, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo.

Nearest station: Shin Koiwa, JR Soubu Line, 8 minutes’ walk.

Access to the University of Tokyo: 40 minutes (door to door) by commuter train and subway.

Room size: 8 square meters.

Equipment: Desk, chair, bed, refrigerator, air conditioner.

Shared facilities: shower rooms, bathrooms, washing machines, internet access (LAN).

Method of payment: By credit card only (VISA, Master, Amex, Dinners, JCB). Advance on-line payment required.

http://www.e-guesthouse.com/eng/tokyo/

B2. “DK House Shinkoiwa”

4 twin (double occupancy) rooms with shared bathroom (2 rooms for women, 2 rooms for men/women)

Rent: 110,000 yen per person, including taxes

Address: 4-4-5 Shinkoiwa, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo

Nearest station: Shin Koiwa, JR Soubu Line, 8 minutes’ walk.

Access to the University of Tokyo: 40 minutes (door to door) by commuter train and subway.

Room size: 15 square meters.

Equipment: Desk, chair, bed, refrigerator, air conditioner, private kitchen.

Shared facilities: shower rooms, bathrooms, washing machines, internet access (LAN).

Method of payment: By credit card only (VISA, Master, Amex, Dinners, JCB). Advance on-line payment required.

http://www.e-guesthouse.com/eng/tokyo/

C. “DK House Warabi”

20 single rooms with shared bathroom (16 for men, 4 for women)

Rent: 92,000 yen, including taxes.

Address: 2-32-5 Minami-cho, Warabi-shi, Saitama Prefecture.

Nearest station: Nishi Kawaguchi, JR Keihin Tohoku Line, 13 minutes’ walk.

Access to the University of Tokyo: 55 minutes (door to door) by commuter train and subway.

Room size: 13 square meters.

Equipment: Desk, chair, bed, refrigerator, air conditioner.

Shared facilities: shower rooms, bathrooms, washing machines, internet access.

Method of payment: By credit card only (VISA, Master, Amex, Dinners, JCB). Advance on-line payment required.

D1. “Hotel ITANDI” Higashi Kanda (due to open in May 2018, for waiting list)

12 single rooms with private bathroom / 2 connecting rooms for two persons with private bathrooms

Rent: 140,000 yen, including taxes. 300 yen will be charged for changing sheets.

Room size: 12~15 square meters.

Address: 1-3-3 Higashi Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

Nearest station: Bakuro-cho, JR Sobu Line, one minute’s walk.

Access to the University of Tokyo (door to door): 30 minutes, by commuter train and subway.

Equipment: Desk, chair, bed, refrigerator, air conditioner, private bathroom (the connecting rooms are equipped with two sets of these items), internet access.

Method of payment: In advance (on-line) or upon check-in. Cash or credit card (major credit cards accepted).

D2. “Hotel ITANDI” Higashi Kanda (due to open in May 2018, for waiting list)

60 beds in 2 dormitory-style rooms

(Each room is equipped with double deck beds for 30 persons. One of them for men, the other -- for women).
Rent: 85,000 yen, including taxes. 300 yen for changing sheets.

Address: 1-3-3 Higashi Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.

Facilities: No individual desks, chairs, or shelves. Shared shower rooms and bathrooms.

Nearest station: Bakuro-cho Station, JR Soubu Line, one minute’s walk.

Access to the University of Tokyo: 30 minutes (door to door).

Method of payment: In advance (on-line) or upon check-in. Cash or credit card (major credit cards accepted).

Participants are expected to check in on July 1 and check out on July 27.

If you wish to arrive earlier or stay longer, you can negotiate directly with the lodging management ONLY AFTER you’ve heard from us to what residence you’ve been assigned and once your basic reservation has been confirmed. In that case, please note that if a room is available for your extended stay, our special IWL discount rate will NOT apply for these extra days.

 

Hotels in Tokyo are expensive, but there are a good number of websites that give information about inexpensive sublets and other lodging options. If you wish to arrange yourself for your housing while in Tokyo, please check out the websites listed below.

https://www.airbnb.com/?locale=en

http://www.sakura-house.com/en?gclid=CjwKCAjwpfzOBRA5EiwAU0ccN4mO7_gglQMn2iRc771-MdWRXCNjPwMFLb9XyafDfVvy9AATaglWjhoCNb0QAvD_BwE

https://tokyosharehouse.com/eng/

https://www.oakhouse.jp/eng/

http://roomshare.jp/en

If you prefer a hotel, here is a list of hotels located within walking distance of the University of Tokyo:

1. Hotel Kizankan

http://kizankan.co.jp/

2. Forest Hongo

https://www.forest-hongo.com/

3. Hotel Graphy Nezu

http://www.hotel-graphy.com/

You can also use:

Expedia: https://www.expedia.co.jp/

Trivago: https://www.trivago.com/

Booking.com: https://www.booking.com/

Transportation

Access map http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020133.pdf