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5 Days in Tokyo: Sakura Fleur Aoyama Hotel Review

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Sakura Fleur Aoyama
Address: 2-14-15 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan

I booked my trip through Japanican and everything went smoothly. I only booked a few weeks in advance, as this trip was pretty last minute on my part. I would use Japanican again. This trip, (which I took back in April of this year) marked my first time in Japan and I was also traveling alone. I'm happy to report that I felt super safe in Tokyo and in the hotel. ^^

Why Shibuya? Truthfully, I am not very knowledgable about Japan. The memory of a particular scene from "Lost in Translation" was one of my only data points for deciding where to book in Tokyo....which I'm only slightly embarrassed to admit.
SCENE:  [ Scarlett Johansson....silence....blank stare.....white umbrella...raindrops....digital brontosaurus.....] #MostEmotionalPedestrianCrosswalk#whereisbillmurray #somanyfeels

As I learned from the director commentary on the Lost in Translation DVD (yeah I love that stuff) that they shot this scene ill…