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Hotel Shikisai

2485 Chugushi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1661, Japan (Chuzenji Onsen)
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Ranked #4 of 48 hotels in Nikko
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very attentive... They confirmed my reservation for a room with a Pte onsen...but later found they had made a mistake. They gave me a room w a jacuzzi instead n a 10000yen discount! The free bus tour helps... Pick up fr the Nikko jr station at the appointed 230pm and drove us to hotel. Next day...930am tour... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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25 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

After comparing the various ryokans and hotels in the Greater Nikko area which was overwhelming as we didn't have sense of the lay of the land, we decided based on pictures, reviews and price to go for Shikisai Hotel. My wife & I don't know if other places are better but we certainly were very pleased with our choice. We... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Wonderful hotel! Secluded away from downtown hub.free hotel shuttle ~ 20 mins; could not see Lk.Chuzenji from our room, blocked by trees. Hotel staff was attentive. Food excellent ~pricey but worth it

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toronto
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This hotel is located about one hour bus ride from Nikko train station if you take the bus towards Yumoto onsen direction. There is a dedicated bus stop for the hotel and you will have to walk about 8 minutes from the bus stop. Hotel shuttle will pick up at Chuzenji onsen station which is about 45 minutes along the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

How the staff in this hotel can all be so genuinely friendly is a mystery to me. The rooms are spacious, hot baths very comfortable and the food incredible. The hotel has a calm, unrushed and friendly character. My only gripe is that I didn't see any of the famous Nikko monkeys!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay and would come again if we had the chance. Yes, it was quite expensive, but for the memories it was worth it. As others have mentioned, there is a free shuttle bus to the hotel, and also to 3 waterfalls in the local area. My memories will be of the beautiful tatami-matted room, sitting in... More

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San Francisco, CA
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33 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

This hotel was more of a resort, set on a park across the highway from the lake. The hotel had a free shuttle to the nearby waterfalls (which were quite beautiful), and also down to Nikko and the temple complexes. There was also a regular local bus which would take you back and forth too. It takes about 30 min... More

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This ryokan, high in the mountains above Nikko, is pure heaven. The food was the best we had in our two weeks in Japan, especially the yuba which is an artisanal soy delicacy. The rooms were immaculate and overlooked a lake. The hot springs baths - both outdoor and in - overlooked the lake. The service was impeccable and very... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Its my first experience in Japanese Ryokan and I must say its definitely a very special experience. I love this resort, love the food, love the Onsen, the services, the room. It is a beautiful resort. Hotel Shikisai is located about 50 minutes bus ride from Nikko station. Access is not hard due to the efficiency of japan public transport.... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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138 reviews 138 reviews
35 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We stayed for three nights in a room with a private bath. The view overlooked a wide patch of forest where the leaves were changing color, so the feeling was very private. The bath did take some time to warm up so we had to turn it on about 20 minutes prior to using it. I also used the common... More

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Address: 2485 Chugushi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1661, Japan
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Chuzenji Onsen , Nikko Onsen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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