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Wakamatsu Honten

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355 Honcho, Narita 286-0026, Chiba Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Narita
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very glad we found this Inn for our overnight in Narita. So much better than staying at a regular airport hotel. Loved the whole Japanese experience. No problem at all in the baths. The food was super and if you factor in the cost of a quality kaseiki meal for 2 in an outside restaurant, you do get a great... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ryokan is a bit dated but is ideally located next to the main attraction of the town - the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. A great choice for a short sharp stay in Narita town. The street it is on is fantastic with lots of quaint shops and a few restaurants - I dont think there is a better street to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was very clean, & that was an interesting experience, we had all the help needed to install the futton, and it was very confortable. Our room has a bathroom with a relatively small tub. View on the temple is great ( we were on last floor) and the room was perfectly quiet. But, all this is reltively costely, and... More 

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Ratingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very nice and spacious room with a small indoor terrace and fantastic views to the temple just across the road - the futons on the tatami fllor are very comfortable - the breakfast and dinner were both days very delicious and served in the room - we found nicer onsen in other ryokans and the entrance hall... More 

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

stayed there in order to catch an early flight and it was a perfect end to our trip. Awesome location, make sure you visit the Narita temple - we did so at night and it was eerily beautiful. Make sure you eat at the ryokan, their special is grilled eel and it's outstanding. Staff was very helpful and has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed there only because of an early flight from Narita. It is a traditional Japanese hotel. It sits right opposite the temple. We had wonderful views onto the temple. They have a free shuttle bus from Narita station. It is only 15 minutes walk but can be a bit much with baggage. Very friendly and helpful staff. And the... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It's 10-min walk from the train (Narita Station). We really can't find the hotel right away because it's late at night, good thing Japanese people are really so nice, 2 girls we bumped into helped us the way. One waiter in a restaurant, assisted us to the hotel. We arrived late in the hotel, around 12 midnight and we were... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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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