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Minshuku Rindou-no-ie

1462 Tokorono, Nikko 321-1421, Tochigi Prefecture
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For solo travellers, a ryokan with really low prices. Everything is perfect, very welcoming, quiet. He comes to pick you up, or only your luggage at the train station, although it is only a short walking distance (the temples are a bit further ...). My first 3 accomodations in Japan were all between 3000 and 4000 yen, and all excellent... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. Our train got in well after dark and we (stupidly) did not make any arrival arrangements in advance, so we set off with our bags and made the 20 minute trek across the river and up the hill to Rindou No Ie in the dark. The proprietors were very welcoming, but disappointed and apologetic... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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66 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place, they are such helpful and nice people. We arrived early which flustered them (sorry again) but they adapted fast to let us check and get a wash etc as had just landed Tokyo that day, lent us umbrellas in case of rain and made us a quick chilled tea before we went out sight seeing. Definitely have... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Its our first (my friend and I) night in Nikko and Mr Ohfusa (大房靜雄) treated as really well. First of all, we checked in late, at around 11:30pm, and he not only stayed awake to wait for our arrival, but also extend the opening hours of the bathroom (traditional Japanese style, very cozy, consists of a large a bathtub with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We stayed two nights. Shizuou picked us up from the station and took us to his hotel. We were early so we went out to see the shrines. We got back late to find he had carried our bags to our room, then drove us to town and picked us up from our restaurant. The hotel is about 10 min... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I stayed for one night, and it was a pleasant stay, i recommend everyone to stay here! The hosts are very welcoming and make you feel at home instantly. Location wise, Shizuo-san offers transportation to and fro the train station. Rooms are very big, with a futon specially prepared for you. There aren't many rooms in the building - maybe... More 

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Nice hostel with bathtub, Japanese style room and view of countryside. Home mom and dad is very kind and friendly. It's a little far from train station but the host provides pick-up service.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

If you want an authentic Japanese experience, stay here. Shizuo was so kind, generous, accommodating - the epitome of hospitality. The first night our train arrived close to midnight and he kindly picked us up from the train station; we felt so awful about the inconvenience, but he said it was no problem. The asked if we could take breakfast... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had not expected that my stay in Rindou-no-Ie would be memorable even if so short. The owners especially Shizuo-san spoiled me with such accommodating service that went beyond expectations. Room: For the price I paid, the room was spacious, very clean, and smells fresh. The futon was clean and smells nice too. I love that they provide guests with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The warm atmosphere of this place sets it apart from many of the other places we stayed in Japan. Our friendly host was only too happy to give us a lift to/from the station and a restaurant in the evening (though I regret not having dinner at Rindo-No-Le, if the beautiful breakfast was anything to go by, then dinner would... More 

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