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Homeikan

5-10-5 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo Prefecture 113-0033, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 4 Bunkyo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is my 3rd time staying at Homeikan. This is one of the oldest Ryokan in Tokyo remain no harm. It is also extremely expensive to keep such building operating as a hotel nowadays. Every time I feel appreciated by staying here. The people are lovely, the house madam can nearly remember every guest who stayed previously. Their breakfast is... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed there in May 2014 on a 3-day stint in the city w/ my two college-aged brothers. Found everything about Homeikan to be superb--from the beautiful garden at the entrance and the Japanese-style tatami rooms, to the attentiveness of the staff and the accessibility to the metro and Tokyo Dome. Excellent value for the price, especially if you are traveling... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The building itself is beautifully constructed in traditional Japanese style. Sliding paper doors and freshly woven tatami mats added to the charm of this already alluring hostel. The staff was incredibly nice - the rooms spacious and comfy. Definitely recommended.

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Minamisoma, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This Ryokan was fantastic! Very authentic and cozy. The tatami floors and wood smelled amazing, while the futons were comfortable. I mistakenly booked for 3 persons last minute, while having a group of 5, and they switched around accommodations to get us another room. The staff were extremely attentive, and the surrounding neighborhood was quaint, peaceful, and had great shops.... More

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

An amazing traditional style hotel. The staff is extremly helpful and responsive. You also get your own private traditional style bath when you stay in the hotel part which was pretty awesome. In amazing location with quick walking distance to two subway lines and the Tokyo Dome to catch a Giants baseball game. Also right next to Tokyo University which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Nice and quiet neighbourhood. A bit out of the way, but clos to the metro. Attentitve staff. Cozy, with the little extra. Slippers and low tables give you the Japan-feeling to the bone! Very nice bath and free shampoo + soap!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Homeikan is pretty much the perfect place to stay in Tokyo. Although it's just four stops north of Tokyo station on the subway, it feels like you are far out, due to how charming, quaint and quiet the surrounding Bunkyo neighborhood is. Bunkyo itself is home to plenty of great shops and restaurants, which means that you can dine and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We love staying at Homeikan Ryokan in the university district of Tokyo. It is located near enough to the metro lines to be convenient, in a non-touristy part of town which means it's quiet and peaceful. This ryokan is spread out over three different buildings in the same neighbourhood, we usually stay in the Daimachi Bekkan building. Very traditional style,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Me and my friend had a great stay at Homeikan. The staff were more than friendly and during our stay this was one of the highlights of our trip. Homeikan is old, but in a good way. The room we stayed was like in the movies and the public bath couldn’t get any better after a busy day. So if... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We booked 4 nights and after the first night we cancelled. The shared bathroom is very small, that small that you can't sit down on the toilet. At 7 o'clock in the morning kids were running around. It seems that they have two buildings, maybe we stayed in the old one. A mid-class hotel in Tokyo is much more comfortable... More

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Address: 5-10-5 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo Prefecture 113-0033, Japan
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Bunkyo
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