IASIL 2024 Tokyo


The 2024 Conference of
the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

5-9 August 2024, Gakushuin University

Travel & Local Information

Hotel Accommodations

Gakushuin University is about a two-minute walk from Mejiro Station, which is located in central Tokyo, a few stops on the Yamanote Line from the major hubs Shinjuku and Shibuya, and one stop from Ikebukuro. Tokyo has a huge number and variety of places to stay, but if attendees would prefer stay in Mejiro itself, there are a number of options, from high-end to less expensive accommodations.

The Hotel Mets is located directly across from Gakushuin University, beside Mejiro Station. Prices for a standard room at the Hotel Metz currently start at around ¥13,000 (approx. 90 Euro) per night. https://www.hotelmets.jp/en/mejiro/

The Richmond Hotel in Mejiro is a mid-range hotel. The hotel has a variety of room types, including single, double, and twin rooms, and some rooms come equipped with a kitchenette. The Richmond Hotel in Mejiro is situated on the main street in Mejiro, near Mejiro Station, and provides easy access to Gakushuin University (a three-minute walk). Prices are around 13,000 yen (approx. 90 Euro) per night for a standard single room. https://richmondhotel.jp/mejiro/

Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo – This is a luxury hotel, surrounded by Japanese gardens, and offers spacious rooms, high-end amenities, and dining options. Prices start at around ¥50,000 (approx. 350 Euro) per night. https://www.hotel-chinzanso-tokyo.com/

Hotel MyStays Higashi-Ikebukuro – Located a short walk from Mejiro Station. Prices start at around ¥8,000 (approx. 55 Euro) per night. https://www.mystays.com/en-us/hotel-mystays-higashi-ikebukuro-tokyo/

Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro – This budget hotel has a variety of room types, including dormitory-style accommodations. Prices start at around ¥5,000 (approx. 35 Euro) per night for a dorm bed. https://www.sakura-hotel.co.jp/

WPU Shinjuku – The hotel has an easy access to Shinjuku Station, one of the major hub stations, and only 3 stops away from Mejiro Station on the Yamanote Line. Prices start at around ¥10,000 (approx. 70 Euro) per night for a single room. https://wpu-shinjuku.com/en/hotel/

Toyoko Inn (Ikebukuro Kita-guchi No.1, Ikebukuro Kita-guchi No.2, Otsuka-eki Kita-guchi No.1, Otsuka-eki Kita-guchi No.2) – This hotel group has 4 hotels that have an easy access to the Yamanote Line stations, Ikebukuro (one stop away from Mejiro) and Otsuka (two stops away). Prices start at around ¥9,000 (approx. 60 Euro) per night for a single room. https://www.toyoko-inn.com/