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Nikko Tokanso

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2335 Sannai, Nikko 321-1432, Tochigi Prefecture
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Overall our stay was pretty good. If this place had the time to give itself a bit of an uplift or refresh it could be a very nice place. It's is in an almost perfect location, inside the forest at the door step to the temples and only a 5 - 10 minute walk back into Nikko. It's a beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Nikko Tokanso for 7 nights. I can agree with some of the other reviewers about the place being a little neglected but there is major renovations happening at the moment. I would recommend anyone to stay at the "Tokanso". The rooms are quite large and the futons very warm and comfortable. The little... More 

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Thank John S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I have been at this Ryokan twice now and have not been disappointed. Located 5 mins walk from the heritage shrines, Tokanso offers a wonderful experience. If you call them in advance, they will meet you at the train station and shuttle you to the hotel for free. Similarly, they have a free drop off when returning. I found I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Nikko Tokanso is located a short walk from the major Nikko temples and shrines, and very convenient to get to from the train stations. The buildings are a little worn, but not uncomfortable or unclean. There is a men's and women's onsen, both of which have outdoor hot baths, which was great to return to at the end of a... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

A good experience, some furnishings getting a little tired . Dinner and breakfast both very good Japanese food. Everything clean except 2 chairs in the 'terrace' part of the room that were stained. Spa was excellent after a day hiking Oku Shirane. WiFi worked well.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

It's a nice roykan close to the shrines (walking distance). It's old but clean (as most hotels in Japan which are mostly clean). But it's up the hill so if you walk with your luggages there from Shinkyo bus stop, it will be like some exercise.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Unclean and outdated facilities. Undefinable stains on the furniture and floor. A very penetrate cigarette smell on our room. they tried to 'neutralize' the smell after our complaints but that didn't help. No wifi on the room (but that was the least negative thing of our experience). Expecially in comparison with other places we stayed in Japan whis was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed for 1 night in Nikko Tokanso. We both had a great experience... hotel services, warm welcoming staff, traditional Japanese room, relaxing onsen, and sumptuous breakfast. The staff were also kind to give us directions of must-see-places and must-try restaurants in Nikko. Nikko Tokanso is in a great location and we just had to explore several... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Supposably i'm staying for 3days 2night, due to the environment as well as the hospitality I had add another night (and I glad that I did). Accomadation: I choose this hotel cause the price and I would like to experience the typical Japanese way, such as; the hotel is a Ryokan accomodation (traditional Japanese guesthouse) and sleep on a futon... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a very nice experience overall. The price, for the beautiful dinner and breakfast included, is very reasonable. The location is perfect if you want to explore the Nikko Park area, which includes all the shrines. Its literally steps away from the Toshogun. The management provides pick up service from the train station, even at a time you specified.... More 

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