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Homeikan

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5-10-5 Hongo, Bunkyo 113-0033, Tokyo Prefecture
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Kawaguchi, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Any visitor to Japan should go for the experience at least once. The main inn was full so I only managed to get a room in the annex. Staff there don't really speak English but were really helpful and friendly. The building is old and therefore has its limitations so don't expect five star facilities in toilets and wash troughs.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This was my first time staying in a ryokan (traditional Japanese guest house) and there will be next! The guest house has a lot of character with polished wood and stone elements everywhere and a beautiful, little garden with a fish pond sitting in the premise. The shared and private bathrooms are very clean. Yes, it is communal but separated... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Went there few days with 20 students and loved everything! Breakfast, accomodation and the really nice and helpful staff! Not far from the underground and a lot of shops around and restaurants! Loved it and will go again!

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Pohang, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Homeikan provides solid Japanese bath experience with very good rooms. Yukata is especially comfortable. I am planning to buy one as my personal sleeping cloth. Coin washer is 200¥ and coin dryer is 100¥. TV only broadcasts Japanese channels, but as a background for killing time it is sufficient. The only shortcoming of this Ryokan is accessibility. I lost the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We stayed here at 3 different times during our recent family holiday. There are 3 parts with 2 adjacent (Honkan & Daimachi) and 1 5 mins walk away (Morikawa). We liked Honkan and Daimachi - Daimachi has a great garden. We were a family of 4 and had a a nice big room. Bathrooms and toilets are shared. Breakfast can... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I stayed here as part of an Australian school group. We were looking to give our students a traditional Japanese ryokan experience. This place does that. I am always amazed when I read reviews were integral parts of the ryokan are criticised. I say to those individuals, why bother? Go to the local Holiday Inn for god sake! The rooms... More 

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paris
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

The staff is nice, everything is clean BUT the place doesn't smell very good... It is very annoying. And it is not only because of the kitchen. Also, unfortunately, the hostel is a bit far away from everything. The neighborhood is very residential. I didn't want to eat there at night (because of the smell!) and prefered to go out... More 

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Smoerum, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This was a great hotel, felt very Japanese, so if you want a very unique experience this is a great choice! The rooms were nice, but very small in height (As Japan is in general). Free Tea and snacks, and a kimono bathrobe to use for free, which was nice walking around in, they felt comfy and light. Their slippers... More 

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Finland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Excellent ryokan with homely atmosphere. No problems whatsoever, somehow the staff knew who we were before we had said anything. If I ever get back to Japan, I'll stay here. Can be recommended without hesitation.

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Singapore
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Homeikan Honkan is the original ryokan (designated historical building) of three Homeikans in a residential neighbourhood. There are two other Honmeikans in the same neighbourhood (Beikan annex immediately across the alley and Morikawa annex a few minutes walk). It's excellent and convenient location is about 10min walk from Hongo Sanchome station on Marinouchi line, three stops away from Tokyo station,... More 

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