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Shimoda Prince Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1547-1 Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture 415-8525, Japan (Shimoda Onsen)
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Ranked #8 of 38 hotels in Shimoda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I can confirm a previous review that my room did have a slightly "fishy" smell to it, the taxi drive into the downtown area is about $20, and that the hotel itself is a bit dated. Additional negatives are: (1) the hotel has no internet - not just no wifi, no internet period; (2) even cell coverage is spotty -... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I booked this hotel for 2 nights at the beginning of September (after summer is 'officially' over in Japan, considering the calendar) and it was an amazing deal for less than 5,000 JPY/pers (no breakfast included, but that was not a problem for us). The hotel has a bit dated feeling, and some amenities are not so modern any longer... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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17 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Overall the hotel is just okay. The hotel is very dated, but the location is right on the beach on top of a hill. ALL the rooms have a view of the ocean and beach, which is great. Our room was very large, especially for American standards, which had two beds and a Japanese style room too with futons. I... More

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paris
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

Despite the low rate we had from Rakuten travcel site, I could not feel any value for money with this hotel. It is located off town of Shimoda and beachfront. Our room had complete seaview, but it was the only positive about it. Partial refurbishements seemed to have been done but awkwardly. The room size was ok with a double... More

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

Having stayed here in March 2004 and thinking it was more like a ghost town with tacky decor, my second visit to this establishment for a family surfing holiday was much better. The weather was still very warm in September and the pool area was a great place for R&R (clean and manned by staff). Situated right on the beach,... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2009

Terrible place. It was like staying at the hotel in the movie 'The Shining' I know May is not the height of their season but to be virtually the only guests. The place may have been a Prince in the 70's but now a days its old and tired. Even though requesting a NON Smoking room the room smelt heavily... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2008

I have stayed at other Prince Hotels in Japan and they are much nicer. For the price I expected more. The rooms are dated, had a fish & smoke odor, but clean. We left the sliding door open all night. We thought a cruise boat had a larger bathroom. The positive is the wonderful ocean view and helpful staff. The... More

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Also Known As:
Prince Hotel Shimoda
Address: 1547-1 Shirahama, Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture 415-8525, Japan
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Location: Japan > Chubu > Shizuoka Prefecture > Shimoda > Shimoda Onsen
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Free Parking
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Ranked #8 of 38 hotels in Shimoda
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Hotel Class:3 star — Shimoda Prince Hotel 3*
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