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Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso

1107 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Guesthouse is in a great location literally across the street from where most of the main sites in Nikko are. The hostel is clean and Hiro is a fantastic host! I would definitely stay here again if I ever go back to Nikko

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel is very nice! The location is perfect, just steps away from the famous bridge and the world heritage sites. The hostel is clean and very comfortable, you can hear the river which makes it very nice to sleep. The owner is very friendly and helpful and speaks good english.

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Jena, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Nikkoriso is just around the corner from where you want to be in Nikko, namely the world heritage temple area. Plus, the bus stop that takes you everywhere else is not even a minute away and you will need the bus if you stay more than one day at least. Walking to the train station takes 20 minutes. Or you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My friend and I arrived around 20.00 at Nikkoriso and all stores for food near by were already closed. Luckily, Hiro drove us to the next supermarket and we could cook an easy meal in the big kitchen. We were really grateful and it was a fun evening with cooking, talking and watching funny Japanese TV. I really enjoyed my... More 

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Seogwipo, South Korea
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Pros: Great location if you want to visit the shrines and Lake Chuzenji. The hostel is located no more than a 5 minute walk from Shinkyo bus stop. Shinkyo bus stop is about a 5 minute bus ride from the Tobu Nikko train station (where you may arrive if coming from Tokyo). The hostel is within walking distance to the... More 

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HiroOz, オーナー at Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso, responded to this review

Hi thank you for recommed my place. And thank you for advice. It was really nice to meet you. And sorry for some point wes inconvinience . Have a great trip in Japan. Take care. More 

Wynyard, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I recently spent a month travelling in Japan, and Nikko was our second stop. We just loved our three days in Nikko and our choice of accommodation at the Nikkorisou. Hiro, our host, was really friendly and helpful. The house was lovely and homey - just perfect for backpackers. We were able to book the private room,... More 

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HiroOz, オーナー at Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso, responded to this review

Thank you for great recommend at my place. It was i enjoying with you guys a lots. I Just wanna talk with you more. really nice to meet you. If you have chance to come back in Japan. Please visit Nikko again. Then we drink couple of tea . I with see you again. More 

กรุงเทพมหานคร (กทม.), ไทย
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Nikkoriso is a real house of japanese who turn some rooms into dorm and private rooms. The owner and staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is very close and in a walking distant to the main tourist attractions of Nikko, There is a grocery store with small food corner nearby and few restaurants.

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NikkorisouBP, オーナー at Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso, responded to this review

Thank you for recommend my place. I hope you enjoyed here. Take care and have a safe trip. I will see you again if you have time to come back Nikko. More 

Tokyo, Japan, Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Really great Hostel. Just perfekt. Very close to the World heritage. Right next to a Bus stop. Everything is clean. Very friendly Host. His japanese pancakes are amazing. If I come back to nikko this is my first choice.

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NikkorisouBP, オーナー at Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso, responded to this review

thank you for the great recommend . it was nice to meet you. i will see you agein some day. More 

Ebina, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I originally wanted to stay at Nikko Guesthouse Sumica because of its popularity but I changed my mind and decided to try this "Hidden Gem" of Nikko as claimed by other reviewers. I was intrigued by this backpackers hostel because of its artistic and rustic style atmosphere based on their Facebook and website Photos and I appreciate Art so much.... More 

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NikkorisouBP, オーナー at Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso, responded to this review

Happy to hear that. it was really nice to meet you . Do you enjoying in japan life? If you have time at Autumn season i think you can enjoy nature. I will see you again. More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This was one of my favorite places I stayed in Japan. It's very clean and unique and attracts people from all over the world. We had several family dinners. I spent a couple days climbing mountains around Nikko and came back to a hot shower and a very comfortable bed. I highly recommend staying at the Nikko Backpackers Hostel!

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NikkorisouBP, オーナー at Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso, responded to this review

thank you for great comment for me . and sorry for late responce. by the way it was i really enjoy with you . i really wanna see you again one day. if you have time . please come back here. al ways my door is open for you :) More 

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