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Nikko Hoshinoyado

1115 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
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Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

My husband and I traveled to Nikko just in late November -early December during the week hoping to avoid the crowds that Nikko is renowned for. We were successful in our mission and we were pleased with our decision to stay at Hoshinoyado. They are located right at the entrance to Toshogu where we wanted to focus for a few... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Stayed here with 4 people during koyo season for a 2-day trip around Nikko. Located next to the famous Shinkyo bridge and at the foot of the shrines, it's a very convenient location. Leave your car at the hotel – the traffic up and down the hill can be dreadful. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming right from the beginning... More 

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Glen Ellen, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We arrived in Nikko by train and the helpful people at the train station told us we could walk about 30 minutes or take the bus to our Ryokan. Fortunately we took the short trip by taxi because it is not easy to find off the street. Our reception was very friendly and they took our bags for us since... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Husband and I stayed one night in mid-February. We had read some not-so-positive reviews so we were cautious but were pleasantly surprised instead. We don't speak or read Japanese and the staff were very accommodating. We were greeted so warmly with tea by Mrs. Fukuhara who speaks English. She accompanied us to our room to explain how to use the... More 

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Vordingborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I've been to Nikko Hoshi no Yado twice with a group, and I will probably return. The food is delicious. The main focus is tofu in several varieties. Warm yuba, cold yuba sashimi, tofu you make yourself and so on. You also get a bit of local wagyu beef from Tochigi, nice soba noodles, rice with matsutake mushrooms and so... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I have stayed at many Ryokan around Japan. This place was the first. 1. The rooms and hallways stunk like smoke 2. They charged 5,000 yen more for an "upgraded" meal that contains sashimi (though my GF is a vegetarian, I figured I'd bite the bullet on the cost so I could have the sashimi. The meal included exactly *2*... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Situation in a great location near Shinkyo bridge. Pick up service available from the train station. Very nice onsen (indoor and outdoor). Tofu specialty dinner was great. Nothing but perfect!..........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

. For an authentic traditional Japanese Ryokan experience stay atNikko's Hoshinoyado Inn , with a truly wonderful Japanese dinner and breakfast included. Located on the hill with a tranquil Japanese garden outlook from your room, within easy walking distance to the entrance of the amazing UNESCO Heritage listed Toshogu Shrine, and the famous Shinkyo Bridge. Enjoy the Onsen communal bathing... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in early nov 2012. We found the welcome warm and the people kind and helpful despite a langage barrier. The location near Shin-kyo (bridge) was very convenient for visitng the temple complexes. We had a breakfast and dinner package. Despite not being a fan of japanese cuisine we enjoyed the meals... More 

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Belleville, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

I travelled to this ryokan in early October. The view from this elevated location was beautiful. The noise from the street below was non-existent. There is a steakhouse touching the parking area. Parking is convenient and free. Extremely close to the Nikko National Park (UNESCO). Many shops in the vicinity, especially one quaint little ramen shop. Great offerings, no robbery.... More 

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