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Annex Katsutaro

2.5 of 5 Ryokan   |   3-8-4 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture 110-0001, Japan
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are great and clean and we had a 'large' (8 tatami mat) twin room which was very spacious. But regardless of the quality of the hotel, this is the place to stay because of its location. The surrounding streets are full of local shops and restaurants and in the afternoons they are closed to motor traffic and are... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to us to keep what is good and improve what is not.Thank you very much. Please do come and visit us again ,maybe in... More

Mission Viejo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend picked this place just by looking online and wanting something that was authentic to Japan and this was the place. We didn't know what to excellent but the room was traditional, the location was perfect and the hotel team was wonderful. If we ever get back to Japan, we would stay here again.

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Annex Katsutaro Ryokan for your stay. We hope your stay was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate you comments!This means so much to us for our future improvement. Please do come and visit us again. There are still so much to explore in this old fashioned neighbourhood. Yours sincerely, More

Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

My son & I stayed 8 nights in this quiet neighborhood that is close to the metro and sky liner to the airport!! Our hosts were very accommodating. The room gave us a cultural experience but gave us the option of a western bathroom. During our stay we were able to get on the metro and see all the sights... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest! We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to us for our future improvement. Thank you so much. We are glad to know that you liked our surrounding neighbourhood. There is still... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I picked this ryokan becuase the reviews, and it didn't dissapointed me! Either traveling alone, family (with kids) or group this is a great introduction to Japan. First, the ryokan is located in the Ueno area (old town) of Tokyo very close to the JR station: Nippori, and the subway station: Sendagi (on the green line Chiyoda). Second, the neighborhood... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing your stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest! We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment.This means so much to us for our future improvement. Thank you very much. Please do come and visit us one again,maybe in another season or... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This ryokan is very convenient, as it is fairly close to Nippori Station, the first drop-off of the Skyliner from Narita Airport. To get to it, you go through a very authentic Japanese market, where one can find heaps of trinkets and food stalls. I would recommend the last bento shop before you make the bend to Annex Katsutaro. I... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Annex Katsuaro Ryokan for your stay. We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment .This means so much to us for our future improvement. Thank you so much. There is still so much to explore in our old fashioned neighbour! Please come again, maybe in another season... More

Stockholm
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is a lovely, small and quite genuin Japanes ryokan hotel (though we only saw foreigners as guests). The location is great: three minutes to the metro and ten minutes walk to Nippori station where the train from Narita airport stops. And the area is so nice! There is a market that on the street to the station and a... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest! We hope your stay with us was a comfrtable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment.This means so much to us for our future improvement. It is always good to know what our guests thought about our ryokan. Please do come and visit... More

Wolkenstein, Veneto, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My friends and me stayed at the Annex Katsutaro in Taito for 2 nights in May and enjoyed it a lot! The owners were very helpful and the traditional japanese room were a cool experience. The are where it is located is a quiet traditional zone in Tokyo, where you can breathe all the japanese culture. The Position is also... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing your stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan. We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment .This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you very much. It is good to know that you liked our surrounding neighbour. There is still so much to explore in this... More

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great hotel, with good and spacious (Japanese standards!) rooms, nice staff, convenient on location coin laundry (although using hours are limited and can get crowded in the evening). Location is excellent, with direct access to the skyline for Narita, JR and Metro lines, and at the heart of the yanaka district, surrounded by small temples and shrines as well as... More

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan through booking.com. We appreciate you comments.This means so much to our future improvement,thank you so much!! It is good to know that your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. There are stil so much to explore in our old fashioned neighbour! Please come and visit us again,... More

San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Lots of great restaurants, walkable to airport train. Just spent an overnight due to flight connections. Front Desk speaks english. Price is right for the neighborhood and quality of stay. Above a backpacker place for sure.

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Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We are glad to know that your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment ! This means so much to us for our future improvement. Thank you very much!! We hope you could come and visit us... More

Olympia, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Took my husband and 2 children ages 7, 11 for their first time in Japan. Stayed there end of March for Sakura Tree Viewing. We stayed in the larger 4 person room and it was wonderful! The location cannot be beat if you want a quiet place that is surrounded by many food shops, a 100 yen (dollar store), food... More

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Address: 3-8-4 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture 110-0001, Japan
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Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Annex Katsutaro 2.5*
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