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Asakusa Shigetsu

3.0 of 5
Ryokan
  |   1-31-11 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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Ranked #20 of 102 Hotels / Ryokan in Taito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat to stay here it was one of the best nights sleep for my bad back! They have a Japanese public bath on 6th floor and it was just lovely to try and so calming Rooms were as expected small and nicely done and v clean. We loved our stay there The area is bustling especially over New... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This place couldn't be closer to the Asakusa temple complex, so you have easy access to one of the more interesting sites in Tokyo and easy access to the subway. The rooms are small, but the bath on the 6th floor is great. Take a bath there even if your room comes with a shower! The service was great -... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed at Shigetsu twice in that time at the beginning and end of a backpacking tour of Japan and really loved both our stays...so much so we are coming back this Christmas !! The room was decent, location amazing, the hosts very helpful and the Japanese breakfast each day was simply delicious. The baths at the top floor are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hotel may be difficult to find so print a map in advance (if you don't have a data plan during your stay in Japan). The room was very clean and nice sized for tokyo although the bathroom is outdated (no high tech japanese toilet here). The futon was a bit on the thin side when compared to other ryokans... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Close to the oldest Temple in Tokyo,close to excellent eating establishments and an area that is busy and buzzy.This would be a good place to get your first taste of Tokyo. We have stayed here before,the staff are friendly and speak English.The Owner is a bit brusque but his staff make up for him.The rooms are Tatami matting with Futons.The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed four nights at Ryokan Asakusa Shigetsu, and it was a great base for our Tokyo explorations. The building is a delight, and the staff and service even more so. This was so much more fun than an international hotel would have been. Best highlight? The Japanese baths on the top floor. It was so much fun exploring the... More 

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband and I travelled to Japan for a week as part of our Honeymoon. This was our first stop for 3 nights in Tokyo. The hotel is quite small, staff are friendly and helpful. We stayed in the Japanese style room which was a really neat experience. The room was a decent size, bathroom was small but that was... More 

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Neuchatel
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15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The hotel is small but we were surprised by the (generous) size of the room which was ample for the 4 of us. The welcome was friendly and the staff helped us with advice about the local district. It's a great area to stay in - the temple / shrine is about 200 metres away and you find yourselves only... More 

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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I choose this Ryokan as I believed they would understand the system for obtaining Bullet Train tickets... I could not be MORE wrong! It is expensive and sells itself as the true Japanese experience - which it is not. At no other time during our stay in Japan did we experience delays or loss of service. BUT HERE they lost... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Our family of three stayed here for 5 nights at the very beginning of our vacation in Japan. We stayed in one of the larger Japanese rooms and it was such a lovely stay. Rooms were clean, atmosphere was quiet and staff was very friendly and helpful. Would love to come back!

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Address: 1-31-11 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Asakusa Shigetsu 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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