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Nikko Tokanso

2335 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1432, Japan (Nikko Onsen)
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Ranked #7 of 97 Nikko B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
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    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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Sydney, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We absolutely loved our time at Nikko Tokanso - Nikko itself is such a beautiful place, and this really added to our authentic Japanese experience. The rooms were big and made up by a Japanese maid each night, and sleeping on the Japanese futon quite comfortable. The breakfast was different to what we are used to but very tasty! The... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We visited Nikko in the middle of winter, which is certainly not peak tourist time. The region was still stunningly beautiful (Australian eyes are used to seeing brown landscapes!), and the temples and waterfalls and lovely paths were still awesome. The Tokanso is very friendly, very generous and the most comfortable futon I have ever slept on! The onset was... More

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Versailles, France
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

From start to end my stay was unforgettable. Pick up at station by driver, nice Japanese room, and great breakfast. Outside and inside baths to relax in a well equipped and designed place. Full time attention and correct pricing. At least but important, the place is within walking distance to the temples and shrines.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This was our first 'ryokan' experience, and it did not disappoint. The rooms are large, spacious, and the 'floor' sleeping arrangement is very comfortable. The food is good, and although we only had dinner once, the japanese breakfasts were a treat. Things to be aware of: - As other reviews stated, there is no english sign at the gate, so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This was my first experience at a ryokan and this was an amazing place. The staff were really friendly and the suite if rooms was huge, having a seated area, a sleeping area, toilet and shower room as well as a balcony. It is located in the unesco old heritage area of Nikko and the temples are only short walk... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This was our first time in a ryokan. That alone made everything special. My girlfriend espescially liked that she didn't have to take a public bath with a bunch of strangers. The ryokan offers the possibility to take a private bath for up to one hour. Also the breakfast is great. You can order 'Japanese breakfast' and 'Western breakfast'. I... More

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Pearl City, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We loved Nikko Tokanso, mainly because of Ayako, who does everything to make guests feel welcome and comfortable. She is the only employee who can speak some English... the others cannot, so you have to wait to speak to her if you cannot speak Japanese. Our room was very clean, spacious and comfortable. The breakfasts and dinners were wonderful and... More

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Rehovot, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Simple ryokan, more like a youth hostel, located near the shrines but far from the main street with all meal options. The furniture was old and injured, but the room - big and clean. Private bath was more a bathtub together with laundry machines, not so pleasant. The breakfast was good and for reasonable price. Reception lady was very friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Ryokan Nikko Tokanso is located near temple area in Nikko, which makes sightseeing temples very easy. It also means, that Nikko Tokanso is some 2 kilometres away from train station, and wlking there is slightly uphill, but we did not mind the walk, as we saw centre of Nikko town at the same time. Nikko Tokanso also has shuttle service... More

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Ibiza, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

In deed, Tokanso hotel has shuttle bus service from the station, but the night before we stayed another hotel in Nikko, which was much better than Tokanso, but unfortunately it was full and we had to change our hotel and go to Tokanso. According to map, it had a short distance and we decided to walk to Tokanso Hotel. Eventhough... 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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Ranked #7 of 97 B&Bs / Inns in Nikko
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