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Nikko Tokanso

3.0 of 5 Ryokan   |   2335 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1432, Japan (Nikko Onsen)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

+ Very friendly personnel. Great to experience the Japanse culture, which is clearly explained. Good shuttle service from and to the station. - The 'futon' was quite thin, we found it hard to have a really good sleep on it. visited 14 april 2013

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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Staff doesn't speak English very well, but are really trying to and are really helpful. Location is very good, you can wall to all the temples and shrines. We had the breakfast and the diner, which are both traditional Japanese cuisine and are delicious. Dinner wasn't included but it's worth to make a reservation; we really really liked it!! Location... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Perfect position for walking to the main shrines area. Original ryokan style and atmosphere. Rich Japanese style breakfast (no alternative). The structure needs some renovation, only the tatamis and the comfortable public bath are new. Transport from and to the station available, the walk is quite long and boring (straight to the bridge and the climb the stairs as a... More

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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I only stayed for one night and I found this hotel merely adequate. The location is fantastic for visiting the local shrines and the building and rooms have a lot of character. The main thing lacking is a bit more English language and interest from some of the staff members. Compared to other places I’ve stayed at in Japan, many... More

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Armidale
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13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stopped in Nikko for two nights to break my journey flying from London to Sydney. Catching the train from Haneda Airport to Nikko on arrival, and from Nikko to Narita for my onward journey was easy (the website www.hyperdia.com clearly explains the routes and where to change trains). Nikko, and nearby Lake Chuzenji, is one of the most beautiful... More

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I loved this hotel! We took a train from Tokyo to Nikko and this hotel is really easy to find. You jump on the bus outside the station and it drops you right outside. It is a traditional japanese ryokan so you leave your shoes at the front door and the staff don't speak a lot of English, however they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This Ryokan has large and comfortable Japanese rooms. It was a peaceful stayed after the bustle of Tokyo. It is well located to the key sights and about a ten minute bus ride from the Nikko Stations. The staff and helpful and friendly. A very nice touch is that all guests names are written and displayed at the entrance way... More

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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed at Nikko Tokanso for one night in mid-April 2014 along with my twin brother and my retired parents during a family anniversary trip to Japan. I highly recommend this hotel if you are looking to stay in a peaceful, traditional Japanese style hotel close to the famous temples and shrines Nikko. This is the perfect spot for you!... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Nikko Tokanso was a wonderful experience! It was our second day in Japan, and we felt that we were experiencing something of days gone by! A traditional ryokan, it was shoes off at the door, and a chance to try authentic Japanese life. Our room was big and comfortable. We had a view of the river from our window. It... More

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I feel so lucky that I found this place on-line. The place is no deluxe accommodation, but for the price we paid (7000 yen each with 2 meals), this was a great deal. Both meals were excellent in quality and quantity. The lady at reception desk was so friendly and helpful. She alone would make me stay at Tokanso again.... More

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Address: 2335 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1432, Japan
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Nikko Onsen
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Hotel Class:3 star — Nikko Tokanso 3*
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