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Kimi Ryokan

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2-36-8 Ikebukuro, Toshima 171-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was a great find; from the tatami mats and the cypress baths, it has loads of character and was very quiet and relaxed while we stayed there. Felt like you were really staying at a traditional ryokan in the country, yet the excellent location means that all of Tokyo is right outside the door. Ikebukuro train station is... More 

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1 Thank James H
貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little place. Quick walk to the station. We stayed in a room right down the end of a corridor which had a more 'traditional door'. It was nice, but it let in all of the noise from the corridor, so when people stumbled in at night we heard everything. The room itself was fine: small, some marks on the... More 

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Thank mimickingbirds
貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We are so sorry if the noise bothered your stay. Please let us know when other people gets loud next time, and we would do our best to figure out how to help you! We... More 

Vista, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kimi Ryokan was a great place to stay, we spent so little on this place we had a ton of extra money for souvenirs. The place was clean, the staff was nice and the place didn't stink, everyone who's complaining about the smell doesn't understand the smell of the mats, it's not that bad and goes away within like... More 

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Thank Anthony L
貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled from Vancouver to Japan and it was a long flight. We were very tired and wanted to have a nice sleep. We have never been to Tokyo and/or slept in tatami matts. We had a very nice sleep despite being our first night sleeping on the floor. Our room was simple, but clean and comfortable for the both... More 

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1 Thank Vancouver0001
貴美旅館, オーナー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Kimi Ryokan! The owner, Mr. Kimi, is incredibly kind and gracious and took the time to talk with us during our stay. We only stayed for one night because when we booked our accommodations, we were unsure about how our backs would respond to sleeping on traditional Japanese mats. However, the mats were fine... More 

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1 Thank AngelaG216305
貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We stayed here for 9 days - excellent price for a budget ryokan experience (I love using the futon on tatami rather than western style bed). The surrounding area is interesting too! Active nightlife with tons of nearby restaurants and convenience stores and Sunshine City just on the other side of the train station. Quick access to the Yamanote Line... More 

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1 Thank Denise M
貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I went to the Kimi Ryokan during my second trip to Tokyo and I really enjoyed my stay there. Everything was very clean, the staff was nice and helpful. The bedroom was small, but it was more than enough. The area is great and the ryokan is well located.

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

This ryokan is recommended to stay while visit Tokyo, located near JR&Subway, suitable price, and warmed and also they can communicate well in English. The ryokan surrounded with convenience store, Japanese restaurants, bistros and cafe. Walk across the JR station you will find Ikkebukuro's shopping center where crowded with people in the afternoon and evening.

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Thank Jing M
貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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74 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Staff were all really pleasant and helpful, and they all speak English fluently. Communication is not an issue here. Cleaners seemed to be there all day long, which is fine if your planning to be out the entire day, but if you want to sort of relax, maybe pop in and out, I felt a little in the way of... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. Regarding the Wi-fi connection, we are sorry if you had bad internet access on the day. Some times we have slow connections in some rooms, we can reset the router if you tell us when... More 

Zejtun, Malta
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40 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Good value for money. The ryokan is approximately 7 mins away from Ikebukuro station. Although the rooms are on the small side, they fit 2 futons and 2 medium sized luggages easily. The showers and toilets are shared but the showers are individually separated. They have a fridge where you can store food and also self service laundry machines. I... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

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Ikebukuro
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
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