Venue

Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC),
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST),
Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan

CBRC is a research center of AIST, one of the largest governmental research institutes in Japan. CBRC aims at developing technologies for construction of industrial technology based on genomic and biological information, and is composed of three research units: Genome Informatics, Molecular Informatics, and Cellular Informatics.

Computational Biology Research Center (CBRC)

AIST Tokyo Waterfront Bio-IT Research Building
2-42 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0064, Japan


Odaiba

CBRC is located at Odaiba, which is an alias of a large artificial island located at Daiba, Minato City, Tokyo. Since there are many attractions (the Fuji Television studios, the Decks Tokyo Beach shopping mall, the Aqua City shopping center, etc), Odaiba is known as a major leisure area in Tokyo.


Transportation

How to Reach CBRC

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Narita Airport -> Narita Airport Station
on foot
0 mins
Narita Airport Station -> Tokyo Station
N'EX
60 mins
Tokyo Station -> Shinbashi Station
Yamanote Line
5 mins
Shinbashi Station -> Telecom Center Station
Yurikamome
20 mins

Narita Express (N'EX)

N'EX is an express which directly connects Narita Airport to the center of Tokyo. Although Narita airport is referred to as being located at Tokyo, Narita is in fact a part of Chiba prefecture next to Tokyo and it is about 70km from the Tokyo Station. N'EX covers the 70km route from Narita Airport to the Tokyo Station in 60 minutes. The cost of one-way ticket is 3000 yen (about 30USD).

For information on Narita Express (N'EX), please visit the JR East website

Yamanote Line and Yurikamone

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Take a train from Tokyo Station to Shinbashi Station (Yamanote Line). Then take Yurikamome from Shinbashi Station to Telecom Center Station.

CBRC is about 2 minites from the Telecom Center Station on foot.

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Hotels

Here, we introduce some hotels located near CBRC together with their basic accommodation rates. For details including discount plans, please refer to their webpages.

Note: Hotels for all the lecturers and supported presenters (young researchers and students) will be reserved by the committee. Poster presenters without travel support and non-presenters need to reserve hotels by themselves, if necessary.

All the accommodation rates are in Japanese yen (JPY) per room.

Hotel Villa Fontaine SHIODOME
1-9-2 Higashi-shinbashi Minato-ku Tokyo, 105-0021
Single Rate: 12,000` JPY Twin Rate: 18,000` JPY

Villa Fontaine is a hotel chain that offers you 15 prime locations in the heart of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area and Osaka, Japan. They provide high class suites, luxurious beds, and spacious bathrooms, all at reasonable prices. With your stay, complementary breakfast and Internet services are provided.

  • Food Service
    Buffet style complimentary breakfast is served. (7:00 am to 9:30 am)
  • Internet Access
    Every room is equipped with Internet service and an LCD TV. All these services are complimentary.
  • Web page
    English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese webpages are available. http://www.hvf.jp/eng/shiodome.php
  • Cancellation policy
    Guests must cancel at least two days prior to reserved arrival date to avoid charges.

 

Toyoko inn Oimachi
1-27-3,Ooi Shinagawa-ku 140-0014
Single Rate: 6,800 JPY Double Rate: 8,800 JPY Twin Rate: 8,800 JPY

Toyoko Inns are western style hotels located close to railway stations and are thus very convenient for travellers. Their rates are as reasonable as traditional station inns but they offer the convenience and comfort of a modern hotel. Managers and staff are all local people and take particular pride in their hotel. Most Toyoko Inn hotel managers are women, and this is an echo of the "Okami-san tradition" in wayside Japanese ryokan when the lady of the house acted as hostess to guests. Their managers make every effort to provide you with the hospitality and comfort of the traditional ryokan.

 

TOKYO BAY ARIAKE WASHINGTON HOTEL
3-1-28 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 135-0063
Single Rate: 9,950 JPY Double Rate: 16,000 JPY Twin Rate: 18,000 JPY

Washington Hotels, expanding from Tokyo to many other cities, are characterized by comfortable rooms, convenient facilities and an efficient system. These hotels have been highly appreciated as bases for sightseeing and business visits to Japan.
Furthermore, Ariake Washington hotel is the nearest to CBRC among all the hotels we, the organizers, introduce.

  • Food Service
    To have breakfast in this hotel, you have to pay extra 1,300 yen per person.
  • Internet Access
    Bring your laptop computer, and you can access the internet without charge from your room.
  • Web page
    English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese webpages are available.
    http://www.wh-rsv.com/english/tokyo_bay_ariake/
  • Cancellation policy
    Guests must cancel at least two days prior to reserved arrival date to avoid a charge.

 

HOTEL SUNROUTE SHINAGAWA SEASIDE
Shinagawa Seaside, East Tower, 16th Fl.
4-12-8 Higashi-Shinagawa Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002
Single Rate: 8,300` JPY Twin Rate: 12,600` JPY

The Sunroute Hotel Chain provides various conveniently located hotel accommodations throughout Japan. Not only in major cities like Tokyo or Osaka, they also have hotels in other popular sightseeing areas including Kyoto and Sapporo. Each hotel is located in areas that are very accessible and suitable for business travel stays as well as leisure travel in Japan.
They will welcome you to any of their Hotels with heartfelt hospitability and make your stay in Japan comfortable and enjoyable.

  • Food Service
    To have breakfast in this hotel, you have to pay extra 1,300 yen per person.
  • Internet Access
    There are personal computers in all rooms, and you can access the internet without charge from your room.
  • Web page
    English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese webpages are available.
    http://www.sunroutehotel.jp/shinagawaseaside/hsss-eng/
  • Cancellation policy
    Guests must cancel at least two days prior to reserved arrival date to avoid a charge.

 

HOTEL UNIZO SHIMBASHI
3-5-2, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105 - 0004
Single Rate: 9,975` JPY Double Rate: 16,800 JPY Twin Rate: 16,800 JPY

Hotel Unizo Chains are conveniently located and boasting impressive facilities. They will provide relax with outstanding service. They say that Unizo Shimbashi is ideal for busy traveler.

  • Food Service
    To have breakfast in this hotel, you have to pay extra 800 yen per person.
  • Internet Access
    You can access the internet without charge from your room.
  • Web page
    English and Japanese webpages are available.
    http://www.hotelunizo.com/eng/shimbashi/index.html
  • Cancellation policy
    If only you inform the hotel of your cancellation, you don't have to pay charge.

Do you prefer other hotels?

You may find other hotels using the following websites:

Rakuten http://travel.rakuten.co.jp/en/ (various languages)
Jalan http://www.jalan.net/ (Japanese only)
Ozmall http://www.ozmall.co.jp/hotel/8800.aspx (Japanese only)
Ikyu http://ikyu.com/ (Japanese only)

 

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