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Wakamatsu Honten

355 Honcho, Narita 286-0026, Chiba Prefecture
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Wakamatsu Honten before flying out through Narita the next day. The public areas of the hotel are pretty dated and worn, but the room itself was very nice, with furniture and tatami mats in good shape. Be aware that the rooms have private toilets, but no private baths or showers. The experience of the... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Wakamatsu Honten is a great place to stay when travelling via Narita International Airport. One stop of the train (10 minutes) from the terminal, and you are in a very interesting town of Narita, with narrow streets full of shops and restaurants and a huge temple complex with amazing views. The hotel offers a really Japanese experience with tatami mats... More 

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Woodland hills, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you want to experience real traditional Japanese stay....this is it. Look no further. Tatami room with Futon and buckwheat pillows. Big Japanese style bath and yukata ( kimono)..staff are extremely helpful and polite. Breakfast was great. Beautiful presentation and delicious. Everything was perfect! Thank you everyone at the ryokan. I will be back next year!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed at this marvelous ryokan after arriving rather late in the evening at Narita Airport, and it provided a relaxing, hospitable welcome back to Japan. Located directly across the street from the magnificent Naritasan Temple, we awoke early to attend the amazing Gomi Fire Ceremony at Naritasan while still dark outside, and greeted the sunset at the temple and... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed at this hotel as an optional extra after our main escorted tour holiday around Japan. We truly did not know what to expect of a Ryokan, our tour guide had explained the basics of public bathing, etiquette of no shoes in the room and how we would be sleeping on mats on the floor etc. and I must... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Overall, I had a wonderful time staying at the Wakamatsu Honten. Very traditional and rich in Japanese culture, I enjoyed sleeping on their mats (although my hips and back didn't) and the public bathhouse. We purchased their in-house dinner and breakfast package which turned out to be nothing more than pure indulgence and simply amazing. They serve it to you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very lovely hotel to stay in the charming village of Narita. Although the hotel is a bit old and partly worn out the rooms are very clean and the staff is polite and helpful. It was a great experience to stay in a traditional place for my last night in Japan. The rooms are spacious and upon arrival you are... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed here for a night for a layover at Narita, arriving just in time for dinner, which was great. They were able to accommodate vegetarian diners on short request. The room was small and a bit dated (it still had a rotary phone), but it was really comfortable and had a great view overlooking the temple. The futon and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The proximity to Narita Airport of this beautiful, traditional ryokan makes it an ideal place to stay. Our (standard) room looked out onto the temple complex, across a narrow road lined (a little higher up) by a fantastic variety of food places. The in-house Japanese dining is excellent, the service friendly and homely. Loved the in-house Japanese public bath.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Wakamatsu Honten Just had a terrible expirience at the Wakamatsu Honten. We were harrased by an old guy who could not speak English whilst we slept to pay a $12 mini bar bill. He had got it into his head that we were leaving the hotel at 4 am despite the fact that staff had been shown our travel docs... More 

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