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Hotel Kaminarimon

1-18-2 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a lovely traditional Japanese inn with an excellent location at the Asakusa gate. Very near to the metro.The room is clean and comes with comfortable futons and yukatas. The staff are friendly too and can speak english. For muslim travellers, you can find a halal ramen shop near the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We really enjoyed our time at Hotel Kaminarimon. Perfect location-near sacred temples, shrines, restaurants and two subway lines. The hotel staff were gracious and helpful. The bedrooms were Japanese style and we slept deeply!

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Thank Phillip W
ホテル雷門, マネージャー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

Dear Phillip W, Hello, this is Hotel Kaminarimon from Asakusa, Japan. Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to hear that you were able to rest well in our Japanese futon bedding. We hope you were able to experience many Japanese cultures and traditions during your stay. Although Sensoji Temple is the most famous temple in Asakusa,... More 

Wales
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This was the first hotel my wife and I stayed in during our recent 2-week Japan trip, it was very easy to find - we'd got the Keikyu line from Haneda Airport straight to Asakusa, and once you exit the station just head for the thunder gate itself at the foot of Nakamise-dori. Very easy to find and perfectly located... More 

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ホテル雷門, マネージャー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

Dear Greenfen, Hello, this is Hotel Kaminarimon from Tokyo, Japan. Thank you very much for your review. Yes, we have only one Western-style room, and it is a room for 1 guest. We understand that sleeping on futon bedding was new to you, but we hope you were able to enjoy the Japanese culture. And because our manager also likes... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

By saying "right next" above, I really mean it. The ryokan is easily recognizable as a light brown building on the left hand side of the famous Kaminarimon (which will lead you to the Senso-ji after crossing the shopping street). We stayed here twice in 2003 & 2004, one time had western bathroom inside the room, one time had not... More 

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ホテル雷門, マネージャー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

Dear Linh Vu, Hello, this is Hotel Kaminarimon from Tokyo, Japan. Thank you for choosing us out of the hotels in Tokyo, and also thank you very much for your review. Yes, as you have commented, Asakusa is one of the most convenient cities in Tokyo regarding transportation. One of the strongest points is that there is no need to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Kaminarimon in Asakusa for a night when we arrived in Tokyo, before continuing on to Ueda. Very clean hotel... Very traditional and the staff were very kind and friendly. My son happened to be sick and threw up on the futon during our stay... But the staff that night very quickly responded and changed our futon.... More 

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ホテル雷門, マネージャー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

Dear Cliff S, Hello, this is Hotel Kaminarimon from Tokyo, Japan. Thank you very much for your review. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us in August. How is your family? We hope you are all doing well. Yes, our front door will be closed from 12:00 AM ~ 6:00 AM due to security reasons. We are... More 

Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

For a decent price, we got a small but confortable room in this hotel on the Rakuten website and stayed there for two nights. I recommend it because it is very central and close to the subway station and the shrine is literaly next door. Every rooms have AC and are provided with two kimonos. They also have a small... More 

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ホテル雷門, マネージャー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Matthieu, Hello, this is Hotel Kaminarimon from Tokyo, Japan. Thank you very much for your review. Yes, we feel fortunate to be located in such a convenient area, and we believe it took you no more than 2 minutes to reach us from the metro station. We try to provide yukata wears and setta sandals accordingly to the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have been in many different hotels around Japan. This trip was centered in Tokyo and I wanted to re-visit my favorite spots at the city and get some shopping done. Thus, I wanted to stay at an easily accesible hotel. Hotel Kaminarimon's locations is just perfect. You can get there easily by Ginza line, Asakusa line and train lines,... More 

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ホテル雷門, マネージャー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

Dear Yunuen M, Hello, this is Hotel Kaminarimon from Tokyo, Japan. Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay in Tokyo this summer. Yes, we are proud to stand at the foot of Kaminarimon Gate, and we hope it was easy for you to find our hotel. As you have mentioned,... More 

Annemasse, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I've been to Japan 15 times and stayed in 3 different ryokans in Tokyo. The Kaminarimon is indeed very well situated next to one of the most touristy places in the country. My single room, 207, was quite small, but had the tradional low table, tea set, and futon. There is one bathroom on the floor, as usual, for each... More 

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ホテル雷門, オーナー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

We highly appreciate for your warm words and happy to know that you have enjoyed the typical Japanese style ryokan at our hotel. We locates one of the best positions in Tokyo and easy to access to lots of tourists spots and interesting places. All the staff do the best to make every guests relax and comfortable during their stay.... More 

Messingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Staying in Hotel Kaminarimon late March 2015 put the icing on the cake of a wonderful holiday. A long time can be spent analysing rooms and reception and tea making facilities etc etc of any hotel but to be made to feel "truly" welcome is rare in my experience. All the staff we met including reception (usually 3 or 4... More 

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ホテル雷門, オーナー at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate for your wonderful words to us. All our staffs try best to make every guests relax and comfortable more like staying at home.As you mentioned we locates one of the best positions in Tokyo and easy to access to lots of tourists spots or interesting places. Just next to our hotel,there exits the famous temple named "SENSOUJI"therefore... More 

Perth
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This hotel is a wonderful place to stay. It is really close to trains, subway, temple, shopping, tourist information and loads of bars and restaurants. But it is the comfort and hospitality that make this the place to stay. The staff are so helpful and friendly. Nothing is too hard or too much trouble. When we couldn't do our laundry... More 

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ホテル雷門, 支配人 at Hotel Kaminarimon, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate for your wonderful words to our hotel. We locates at one of the best positions in Tokyo and easy to access to several tourists spots or other interesting places. There are many shops and restaurants near the hotel ,so it is very convenient to stay. Asakusa is a very traditional town in Tokyo and the very famous... More 

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Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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