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Nikko Tokanso

3.0 of 5
  |   2335 Sannai, Nikko 321-1432, Tochigi Prefecture (Nikko Onsen)
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Ranked #16 of 148 Hotels / Ryokan in Nikko
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The staff at this ryokan were so friendly and helpful. They also spoke basic English. They provide pickup from the station which was fantastic. The day before i got to Tokyo I got an English speaking bar tender to help we confirm the pickup as their English wasn't great over the phone. It was a very cold snowy day but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I spent 2 nights at this ryokan in Nikko. It was a great contrast from the hectic pace of Tokyo, and I wanted to enjoy a traditional ryokan as I had loved staying in ryokans in Kyoto and Miyajima in the past, but there are few 'true' ryokans in Tokyo. There are several ryokans in Nikko, but Tokanso is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

+ 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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59 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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Milan, Italy
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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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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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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Canberra, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Stockholm, Sweden
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50 hotel reviews
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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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Address: 2335 Sannai, Nikko 321-1432, Tochigi Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Nikko Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Nikko Tokanso 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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