3. Hotel Tomo
Can’t make it to Tokyo, but still feel like getting Lost in Translation? Book a deluxe king room at Hotel Tomo. They’re tricked out with anime murals by Heisuke Kitazawa. Don’t miss Mum’s all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu restaurant and bar within the hotel.
$130 per night, 1800 Sutter Street, Japantown (415-921-4000).