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Ryokan Sawanoya

2-3-11 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture 110-0001, Japan
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Ryokan Sawanoya
Ranked #1 of 18 Taito B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My nephew and I stayed at the the ryokan last week and after a long day's tour of Tokyo it was great to be able to head back to a calm place each night. The place is located in a quiet residential area and a ten minute walk from the Nezu subway stop. Our room was smallish and we had... More

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

Dear pching62 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

Lund, İsveç
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my partner could stay only for one night as the hostel was fully booked. Right after we entered in, I understood why it is like that. It is a very silent, calm and unbelievablly clean ryokan. It is governed by a small japanese family and they are very helpful. However, do not stay more thsn 3 nights if... More

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

Dear Eda H 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... More

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place, it is absolutely amazing. The staff was nice and friendly, the room was spacious and very clean. Not so far away from Ueno and in a lovely and quiet area. I hope to return soon! It was a real japanese experience.

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

Dear Sallybrown81 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

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed 3 nights and the place is wonderfull! Nice area (lot of temples around and Ueno park), easy access with transport and to visit Tokyo. I loved the 2 japanese bath and the tea in the room. And also the "kimono" provided to sleep. The bedroom was really confortable, particulary with the AC, and clean. Also all the ryokan... More

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

Dear Solen P 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 japanese modern toilet! 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

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As said, a bit far from the city centre but it is not too difficult to find the way soon enough. Room is great, service is fantastic and everything is acceptable. The neighbourhood is great to walk around with genuine old town feel and great view. I will definitely recommend this place. Also the bath is great :D

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

Dear Gary R 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... More

Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely Ryokan with very friendly and helpful staff who also speak good English. The Japanese style rooms were simple but nice and I really enjoyed the baths (both the round and rectangular versions!). The whole experience was relaxing, quiet and enjoyable. There is also free coffee and iced water available and also green tea in the rooms.... More

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

Dear Andrew S 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... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How to begin?! We absolutely LOVED this place and the Sawa family who owns and operates it. It is located in a more residential neighborhood and close to Ueno station. It was easy to find and we loved the quiet after our days of exploring other parts of Tokyo. There are many temples in the area & we walked in... More

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

Dear mtrichards 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

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the older, quieter parts of Tokyo, this place is run by an amazing family. The public baths are well kept and look out a beautiful private garden. Would definitely recommend. Also about 5 minute walk to the Metro.

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

Dear ChristopherCalahan 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

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time in Japan and so my first ryokan I have ever stayed. I came to this cozy looking ryokan straight from the Narita airport and Mr. Sawa was there welcoming me in with great hospitality. About the ryokan experience: The reception/sitting room with tea and information. It is wondeful, especially the free tea and coffee in... More

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

Dear Lawrison I san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. And we are very sorry about small doors. 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... More

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We came here straight from the airport and were warmly welcomed for our first night in Japan. (We actually got lost along the way and a man driving by rolled down his window saying, "Sawanoya!" and pointed us in the right direction.) We were given a map of the area and shown our room, which was traditional, beautiful, clean and... More

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

Dear Nicole L san, Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and aMaki sushi party. 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... 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
Also Known As:
Ryokan Sawanoya Hotel Taito
Ryokan Sawanoya Tokyo, Japan

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