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Taito Ryokan

Nishi-Asakusa 2-1-4, Taito 111-0035 , Tokyo Prefecture
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Ranked #27 of 107 Hotels / Ryokan in Taito
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015
ottawa_guy13 Ottawa, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Pros: Good location walking distance from Subway station (as is most of Tokyo) Friendly staff Clean and spacious room by ryokan standards Clean shower Comfortable futon mattress Nice atmosphere VERY affordable Cons: Uncomfortable pillow

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Santoshi was so good! He helped us find places to go and things to do. The rooms were nice and the beds were comfortable. There was an onsen around the corner to soak. The street was nice and quiet so we could get a decent sleep at night. I will stay there again when I go to tokyo next as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Good value but the facilities are basic. It's a ryokan style hostel rather than a ryokan. It was renovated a few years ago it but could do with an uplift, especially the bedding. Non smoking which was a plus point for us. We were greeted by a voice, not a person. He sat in a room near to the entrance... More 

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Stephenville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We only stayed one night here at the ryokan but it was wonderful and we can't say enough about the wonderful Santoshi-san who runs the place. The location is excellent, close to the old part of the city and very easy to get to Akiharbara via the subway. It was in the middle of winter but the place was quite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Had a great time staying here over new year 2014. A bit basic but everything clean and works well. Owner very friendly and helpful. Note, there is not a large communal space and maybe not the best for a solo traveller looking to meet people. Hostel well situated.

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South Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This place is close to all the affordable eating places and subway. Walking distance to Asakusa. The bathrooms and toilets are basic, do not expect luxury for the prices you are paying. One of the lowest cost Ryokan in Tokyo, you can't ask for anything more for this price! Great for those on a budget.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Taito was a beautiful place to stay, we really felt like we had walked into a traditional Japanese home! For the price I don't think it is possible to stay anywhere better! When we arrived early morning we were able to leave our bags and get showered even though we weren't able to check in straight away. The rooms were... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Great value place with real Japaneese feel. We stayed in the room on the upper floor with 3 bamboo mats/folding beds on the floor. It was my first time in Japan and it was the first place I stayed in and I could really see how a traditional Japaneese house looks like. It was an amazing experience. The area is... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Really enjoyed my stay, SO affordable, and some of the cheapest accommodation you'll find in Tokyo. Close to loads of attractions, quite a few sights with-in walking distance, and some really cool spots if you're keen for a bit of a wander. Taito Ryokan in clean, tidy, homely, and the Owner is quite fluent in English and really helpful if... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Taito ryokan is great because Satoshi is fantastic. Easy to find in Asakusa, clean, comfortable, close to subway, and great service. On-demand water system provides a shower at the temperature you like.

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