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Shirakawago

2-29-11 Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Ranked #39 of 76 Hotels / Ryokan in Shinjuku
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015
YumiYeoh Penang, Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Location is great near to JR Shinjuku East entrance. Nightlife, u will never feel bored and hungry. Price is reasonable with the service provided. They staff is nice and helpful. Next trip to Tokyo, this will be my choice again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Many reviewers have described the beautiful World Heritage village of Shirakawago. It is truly a wonderful Shagra-La of a location. However be sure to take sufficient Japanese yen with you to pay for all your expenses. This is a cash-only village, and there are no ATMs or money exchange locations anywhere in or around the village.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fantastic! This is the only word I can describe about Shirakawago. Don't miss this spot if you happen to come to Takayama. Love this place so much and will definitely make another trip again and spend a night during winter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Despite it's in the middle of Kabukicho 2-chome, amazingly quiet. The best part is superb Japanese breakfast costs only 500 yen and it comes with grilled fish, salad, side dish and desert. The room is spacious for the price.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

What a pleasant hotel. But as mentioned, it's in the midst of Kabikicho, which is an interesting place, but it just makes me feel unsafe walking through the streets at night. Hotel is awesome, with good wifi, clean facilities, and awesome toiletries for use. Staff were all amazing and friendly. They didn't speak much english but a lady could speak... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

Nice and cozy hotel... Great value for money. Staff don't talk much english but are very friendly. Smoking allowed in rooms and lobby.

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