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Yokota Air Base's lodging operation, the Kanto Lodge, is one of Pacific Air Force's largest hotel operations. Each year, over 130,000 people are housed in the Kanto Lodge's six on-base facilities.
As Yokota is the main aerial port of Western Pacific, it consistently operates at 96 to 100 percent occupancy. Most Permanent Change of Station, or PCS, personnel and their families coming in and leaving Yokota stay at the Kanto Lodge's Temporary Lodging Facilities, or TLF.
Meeting the mission needs of the 374th Airlift Wing and its assorted tenant units, provides constant challenges for the lodging staff. Frequent guests include a Strategic Intra-theatre Deployment (SID) mission consisting of aircrews and the 517th Air Logistics Squadron, which directly supports our wing's flying mission.
The Kanto Lodge accommodates over 100 Air Mobility Command aircrews and over 100 distinguished visitors each month. The lodging staff consistently meets the needs of area exercises, conferences and training.
The Kanto Lodge front desk is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It can be reached by dialing DSN (315) 224-2002. The Front Desk in Bldg. 15 offers several services to guests.
Baby cribs and high chairs are available at no charge for lodging guests. To check out these items, contact the front desk at DSN (315) 224-2002.
Check out time is 11 a.m. Checkout after 11 a.m. must be coordinated in advance with Lodging Reservations. At that time, Reservations will determine if an additional night stay will be assessed per AFI 34-246.
Visiting Officer's Quarters (VOQ) - $53.25
Small Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) - $55
Large Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) - $78.75
The Kanto Lodge accepts cash, checks, Master Card and Visa for payment. ATM machines are available in front of the Community Bank, outside the drycleaner's building on the base's west side, East Shoppette and Enlisted Club as well as the Kanto Lodge. Local currency may be exchanged at the Officers' and Enlisted Clubs, Community Bank and ATM machines. Advance payment is required at check-in. For long-term guests staying 15 days or more, payment must be made upon check-in and every 15 days thereafter. Partial travel vouchers may be submitted to the Yokota Finance Office for reimbursement.
In accordance with Air Force Lodging Instructions, the Kanto Lodge is a 100 percent non-smoking facility. Smoking is not permitted in any of the Lodge's rooms or public areas. To ensure the comfort of non-smoking guests, there is a $70 cleaning fee assessed to any guest that smokes in his or her room. Smoking in any lodging area is a direct violation of AFI 34-246, the guest may be asked to check out.
Lodging is not available at the Kanto Lodge for pets. In order to better assist you in lodging your pet, contact the Yokota Pet Boarding Facility at DSN (315) 225-8906. Guests having pets in their rooms will be charged a cleaning fee of $70 and may be asked to leave the premises.
Vending machines are conveniently located in the laundry rooms or vending rooms in every facility. Additional items are also available at either the Lodging front desk or Retail Store in Bldg. 15.
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning
Washers and dryers are available in all buildings. There use is free of charge. Dry-cleaning and laundry service is available at the the Yokota Community Center and on the base's east side in Tower 4300 as well as on the west side near the Tomodachi Lanes (Bowling Center). Coin operated laundry machines are available on the west side next to the AAFES gas station.
Weapons and ammunition are not permitted in any quarters.
Mail cannot be delivered to the Lodging Office or held for guest arrival. Mail can be addressed to you at the following:
your rank, name
APO AP, 96328-5000
Call the Post Office at DSN (315) 225-7220 for more information.
The Kanto Lodge retail store is located on the first floor. It offers sundries, souvenirs and apparel items. For your shopping convenience, the beautiful Japanese prints and artwork that adorn the lobby and hallways are for sale. Ask the staff for details. Also available to Kanto Lodge guests are videos for rental and a book swap. The retail store is open daily from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Beauty and Barbershops
Beauty and Barbershops are located throughout base. Barbershops are located in the Officers' Club (DSN (315) 225-8433), the Enlisted Club (DSN (315) 227-8829), the Yokota Community Center, and the East Side Shoppette building (DSN (315) 225-8993). Beauty Shops are located in the Yokota Community Center (DSN (315) 976-0045) and the East Side Shoppette building (DSN (315) 225-3834).
Free Internet service is available in the Kanto Lodge for lodging guests. In addition, free wireless in the lobby area of the Kanto Lodge, Bldg. 15.
If you have the local Japan driving permit, you can rent a car by calling DSN (315) 227-4603. Their office is located in the Yokota Community Center.
The Yujo Recreation Center has area maps for train and car travel, brochures, walking tours, and other items of interest including a flyer on useful Japanese phrases. Outdoor Recreation has maps and advice for areas of interest to the outdoor enthusiast as well. A detailed map of the base is located in the back of your telephone directory.
Note: It is advised that new members of the Yokota community immediately visit the family housing office upon arrival as Air Force regulations only allow for a short period of stay in lodging.
Fact Sheet Point of Contact
374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
DSN: (315) 225-7020