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In the past this was one of Tokyo’s infamous nightlife areas, but its now an entertainment district known for tourist-friendly restaurants, bars, clubs and a gigantic spider. 

Roppongi is perhaps Tokyo’s most visitor-friendly entertainment district, easily navigated by English speakers. Whether you’re looking for a low-key British pub, a chic cocktail lounge or a high-energy dance club, you’re sure to find it among Roppongi’s hundreds of nightlife venues. In addition to bars, Roppongi is also becoming known for its art scene, with dozens of galleries dotting the neighborhood.

Since World War II, when it became a base for the U.S. Army and other Allied forces, Roppongi has been a hotspot for international visitors. Over the years, the neighborhood has continued to attract enterprises that cater to Western clientele. Today find numerous embassies in this area, along with a large expat population.

In an effort to overcome its sometimes risqué reputation, Roppongi is gradually establishing itself as a center of art and culture. Visit the area in April for the all-night celebration, Roppongi Art Night. Across the city, view music, video and performance art. Find contemporary art installations on city streets and in gallery venues.

Head to the top of the Mori Tower and enjoy the panoramic vista from its outdoor Sky Deck. For a separate fee, visit the tower’s Mori Art Museum, which houses a rotating collection of contemporary art. The ticket also provides admission to the Tokyo City View observation deck on the 52nd floor. Check out the shops and restaurants in Tokyo Midtown, one of the many facilities in this neighborhood dubbed as a “city within a city” due to its mix of residential and commercial space.

Stop for a meal at one of Roppongi’s countless restaurants in one of the most cosmopolitan dining areas in the city. You’ll find cuisine ranging from Italian to Chinese, along with familiar American chains like Starbucks and McDonald’s.

Reach Roppongi by subway; however, keep in mind that trains cease operating around midnight, so put aside some money for a taxi if you plan on staying out late.

Top hotels in Roppongi

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
remm Roppongi
remm Roppongi
3.5 out of 5
7-14-4 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
P5,603
per night
6 Jan - 7 Jan

Located in Roppongi, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Tower. Tokyo Imperial Palace and Meiji Jingu Shrine are also within 3 mi (5 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,161 reviews)

"Easy access to subway. Hotel is small but adequately equipped. Clean and modern"…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

remm Roppongi
APA Hotel Roppongi Itchome Ekimae
APA Hotel Roppongi Itchome Ekimae
3 out of 5
2-3-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
P2,087
per night
5 Jan - 6 Jan

Located in Roppongi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Suntory Hall and Hikawa Shrine. Tokyo Midtown and Suntory Museum of Art are also within 15 minutes. ...

3.8/5Good! (840 reviews)

"Pretty small, even for Tokyo, and the hotel itself also felt like it was too small with only one elevator, no stairs, and many oddities. A lot of little things to dislike, but overall pretty good for the price, extremely accommodating staff, and close to a lot of useful areas (food, shops, and multiple ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

APA Hotel Roppongi Itchome Ekimae
APA HOTEL ROPPONGI-EKIMAE
APA HOTEL ROPPONGI-EKIMAE
3 out of 5
P2,783
per night
3 Jan - 4 Jan

Located in Roppongi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Roppongi Hills, TV Asahi and Mori Art Museum. Tokyo Midtown and Tokyo Tower are also within 1 mi ...

4.1/5Very Good! (580 reviews)

"Incredibly clean with excellent service. Room was very small, but other than size was great. No gym / fitness center, pool, or any other building amenities, unfortunately. Great for a discount hotel in a fantastic location. Very strict on check out time (11am), unfortunately."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

APA HOTEL ROPPONGI-EKIMAE
Candeo Hotels Tokyo Roppongi
Candeo Hotels Tokyo Roppongi
3.5 out of 5
P7,015
per night
6 Jan - 7 Jan

Located in Roppongi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Roppongi Hills, Mori Art Museum and Tokyo Midtown. Tokyo Tower and Nezu Art Museum are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (773 reviews)

"Rooms were a bit small but staff and service made up for it. Towels were replaced daily"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Candeo Hotels Tokyo Roppongi
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Tokyo-Roppongi
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Tokyo-Roppongi
3 out of 5
P2,948
per night
15 Dec - 16 Dec

Located in Roppongi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown. Mori Art Museum and Tokyo Tower are also within 1 mile (2 km). ...

4.2/5Excellent! (737 reviews)

"Good location and subways and restaurants, pharmacies and supermarkets a n Tokyo midtown building"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019

Sotetsu Fresa Inn Tokyo-Roppongi
Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-Roppongi
Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-Roppongi
3.5 out of 5
P3,378
per night
6 Jan - 7 Jan

Located in Roppongi, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Suntory Hall and Tokyo Tower. Tokyo Midtown and Mori Art Museum are also within 1 mile (2 km). ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,138 reviews)

"In addition to the general pleasantness of the facility and the helpfulness of the friendly staff, the location in the Izumi Garden with many restaurants, etc., and the subway below, makes it the most convenient hotel in Tokyo that we have stayed at."…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-Roppongi

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Mount Fuji, Lake Ashi & Hakone National Park by Bullet Train

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Mount Fuji & Hakone National Park Full-Day Bus Tour

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Journey to Japan's highest peak for a day spent soaking in the natural beauty of Mount Fuji and Hakone National Park. Travel in comfort from Tokyo by coach to reach elevated viewpoints, cruise across the waters of Lake Ashi, and ride a cable car to the summit of Mount Komagatake to see an ancient shrine.

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Tokyo Hedgehog Cafe Experience

P1,814

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Neo-Japanesque Dance Cabaret Show at Roppongi Kaguwa
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Neo-Japanesque Dance Cabaret Show at Roppongi Kaguwa

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Enjoy a night of traditional Geisha/Samurai/Ninja/Kimono entertainment at one of the performance-restaurant venues in Tokyo. Feast your eyes on a breathtaking show of both traditional and modern Japanese dance, transporting you to the Meiji era's red-light district.

Sushi-Making Class with a Professional Chef in Roppongi
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Sushi-Making Class with a Professional Chef in Roppongi

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Take part in a sushi-making class with a professional chef, learning the delicate art of creating beautiful pieces of sushi that taste delicious too. Wear the traditional happi coat as you learn the origin of sushi and watch a live demonstration of your chef preparing sushi before it’s your turn.

Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View Observation Deck Admission Ticket
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Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View Observation Deck Admission Ticket

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Visit: Roppongi Hills Bon Odori, 6-11-1 Ropponggi Roppongi Hills, Minato 106-6108 Tokyo Prefecture Refresh yourself with a visit to the Observation Deck to see the city from all directions, and spot landmarks like Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower, Odaiba,

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