Search the internet for places to stay:
ï‚· Inn groups that cater for non-Japanese speakers: www.Japaneseinngroup.com.
ï‚· Most big hotel chains have pages in English and staff with enough English to
book you into your room. I have joined the Toyoko Inn Club (www.toyoko-
inn.com). Take a look at them and some of the other hotels that advertise on
the net. Prices will remain low so long as Prime Minister Abe manages to peg
the Yen at a low exchange rate.