Located in west Tokyo, Shibuya is one of the newest entertainment and shopping districts known for its vibrant nightlife scene that lures crowds of faddish youth and others looking for a good time. Located near the Shibuya train station, Dogenzaka is known as the “love hotel hill” where visitors can find an assortment of love hotels with different themes for every taste. Most hotels offer rates for a few hours of “rest” or the full night.
One of Shibuya's famous love hotels, P&A Plaza offers themed rooms meant to transport visitors to foreign countries such as Morocco, Britain or a tropical resort. The top suite has a 40-inch TV and a private swimming pool. For those who enjoy working out with their partner, room 805 comes complete with exercise machines and a tanning bed.
P&A Plaza II, owned by the same folks offers rooms with simpler and more refined decor that includes sleek modern art. Both P&A Plaza and P&A Plaza II are located off of Bunkamura-dori.
Hotel P&A Plaza Dogen-zaka 1-17-9 Shibuya-ku Tokyo, Japan 011-81-03-3780-5211
P&A Plaza II Dougen-zaka 2-26-12 Shibuya-ku Tokyo, Japan 150-0043 011-81-03-3780-0023
Casa Di Due
With its flashy blue and red exterior, Casa Di Due is hard to miss. Check-in or wait for your lover at the pink disco-like lobby and waiting lounge complete with heart-shaped sofa cushions. The hotel offers 28 brightly colored rooms with modern decor, and generous amenities such as complimentary costume rentals, video games and on-demand movies. There is also 24-hour room service, and conveniently located vending machines that sell adult toys and drinks.
Casa Di Due 2-14-7 Dougen-zaka Shibuya-ku Tokyo, Japan 150-0043 011-81-03-3461-2831
Hotel Beat Wave
One of the most coveted love hotels in Shibuya, Beat Wave is a music-themed love hotel that mostly attracts a twenty-something crowd. Spend a night or a couple of hours in rooms with music-themed decor that range from folk to pop. The pop room has a wall decked with photographs of singers and a glow in the dark image of stuffed animals floating past the Milky Way.
For a memorable evening, stay in the suite that replicates the 1960s residence of Takuro Yoshida and Yosui Inoue (two famous Japanese folk singers). Each hotel room includes a karaoke machine, a large selection of video games and satellite television. The hotel also offers room service dining options for guests.
Hotel Beat Wave 2-9 Maruyama-cho Shibuya-ku Tokyo, Japan 150-0043 011-81-03-3464-2535