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Ryokan Sawanoya

2-3-11 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture 110-0001, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 18 Taito B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
74 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a reservation after reading the Japan lonely planet back in nov for cherry blossom season and they were already booking up fast. I knew we had strucked a little gem as soon as we checked in and the owners welcomed us in like family. I'm kind of glad it's hard to make a booking I.e not on any... More

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Sawanoya, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear markandjade san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan. Sincerely, Sawa family More

Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sleep on a futon on the tatami-matted floor, soak in the hot tub, share a bath all with amazing service in a cool, bit off the beaten track real Tokyo neighborhood, It's also a great bargain. The Nezu area is filled with small businesses but relatively quiet. Nothing of the crazy Tokyo night scene here. The ryoken is a 5-10... More

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear TravelDreamin san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan.... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this place! My brother and I stayed here for a week while we toured Tokyo, and this place was definitely my home away from home. Most of our time here was spent winding down after a long day, and waking up the best way possible. Please note that if you are a tall person that is easily... More

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Emmelene F san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. You are a staff of Sawanoya and our family! We look forward to having... More

Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access from Ueno. The room was extremely clean, comfortable and practical and had traditional touches which is surprising find in Tokyo. Room service is Awesome! There is complimentary tea, slippers & yakatas in room. Bed was comfortable and there's free WiFi, coin laundry facilities etc. Very close to by Ueno Zoon, parks, shrines, Akiba! Definetly an ideal spot to... More

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Sawanoya, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear CharlesJohn1234 san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan.... More

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been staying at Ryokan Sawanoya every three years for over twenty years and it is my first choice for accommodation in Tokyo. The location ins close to Ueno Station and Nezu Station and in a delightful old district of Tokyo with excellent restaurants nearby. The attention to detail and care afforded by the family staff at Ryokan Sawanoya... More

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Sawanoya, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear ntesdorf san, Thank you very much for staying with us over twenty years and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and neighbourhood . The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed in this wonderful ryokan in late February after a ski trip in Niseko. It was really easy to book online beforehand. It is in a nice quiet area and not far to walk to from Nezu station. The Sawa family are incredibly polite, friendly and helpful. Lots of information available and free tea and coffee and water downstairs... More

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Sawanoya, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Malibustacey8 san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan. Sincerely, Sawa family More

Muskego, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great ryokan near Ueno. I have stayed here 3 times and would definitely recommend this inn for travelers to Tokyo. Excellent value and the Sawa family is so nice. The breakfast was also very good. I'm looking forward to my next visit.

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Sawanoya, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear ArmyWife1995 san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan. Sincerely, Sawa family More

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We stayed over a weekend in February on our first trip to Japan. We wanted to stay in a traditional Japanese guest house rather than an overpriced faceless hotel in the middle of the city. So glad we did! From beginning to end our experience was perfect in every way. From the wonderful choice of TWO onsens, to the spotlessly... More

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Sawanoya, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear GoochiePoochie san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and neighbourhood . The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan.... More

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Ryokan Sawanoya was my introduction to Japan, as I came here directly from the airport on my arrival to Tokyo. I cannot recommend Sawanoya highly enough! The staff were incredibly friendly, courteous and welcoming; the facilities were beautiful, cozy, and comfortable; my stay was everything I hoped an introduction to Japan would be. I arrived late (11 pm) and even... More

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Jeff B san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and neighbourhood . The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to... More

Georgetown, Penang
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

The location in Yanaka is peaceful and very quiet. The room and toilet at Ryokan Sawanoya is very clean. The hot bath is an experience not to be missed. It is very near to the Nezu station where you can travel anywhere in Tokyo.

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Tan_1964 san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and neighbourhood . The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan.... More

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Address: 2-3-11 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture 110-0001, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito
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Ranked #1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Taito

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