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Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso

1107 Kamihatsuishimachi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
Nikko Backpackers Nikkoriso
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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16 hotel reviews
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 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 

Chofu, Tokyo, Japan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is a common family house style hostel. So very homy, cozy and comfortable. It's located just across the bridge to Toshogu shrine area and yet it's one street behind the main road so nicely quiet. When you get through this charming small entrance room then you'll find unique, clean and cozy living / dinning room which heated by a... More 

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

Hello sorry for late responce. It was really nice to meet you. At the time i was really enjoy with you a lots. If you have free time please come again . then we can start convasetion again. thank you for the recommend. Hopely see you soon. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

First this hostel couldn't be in a better location! Walking distance from the temples it's an idea place to stay for those who are doing a quick trip. The hostel itself was very clean and the beds were so super comfy. We stayed one night in a mixed dorm and saw just about everything there was to see in Nikko.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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155 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Stayed there for a night and it definitely not enough for me. The hostel itself is well designed and the room is big, There is a curtain on every bed which made a good privacy. There is also a balcony in the dorm room. Owner is nice although he cant speak fluent English which make the communication a bit difficult,... More 

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