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Nikko Kanaya Hotel

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1300, Kami-Hatsuishi-machi, Nikko 321-1401, Tochigi Prefecture
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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Stayed 2 nights as part of a group booking. Our room was in the annex, no elevator, but just up one floor to a spacious, cosy and quiet room with a view over the garden. Dinner on both nights was very good, beautifully served by lovely staff in the ornate dining room. After dinner try the whisky bar for good... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights Its an antigue very well preserved and maintaind hotel. Feals like your on a vacation 100 years ago. The breakfast is good and served as if you are royalty Rooms are very big and beatifull. Big and comfortable bed Only problem- very very small soaps and shampoos.

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Thank Gal A
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

This is a classic hotel from the 1930s but has a great location near the entrance to the Nikko World Heritage Area. The set menu dinner of six courses European menu silver service is special. The food is well prepared and elegantly served. Rooms are comfortable and well heated in the autumn.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

The is one of the oldest western style hotels in Japan, dating from the 1870's. Very centrally located. Our room was spacious and comfortable with excellent views of the autumn leaves, but on the third floor with no elevator. Wifi was only available in the lobby area. We thought it quite expensive for what was offered, but this possibly reflected... More 

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Thank Phillip S
Orlando, Florida
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167 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This is a throwback to earlier times. The service is wonderful. The food needs an update. The restaurant menu resembles something from the 1930's with bad western dishes. The rooms are nice and spacious. The hotel is well appointed from an older time. The hotel is within walking distance of he nikko attractions.

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Thank waterfall9999
singapore
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

It's an old hotel but the staff keeps it young and pleasant. Unfortunately the typhoon arrived the same time we did and we only had a day there so we didn't get to see anything beyond the street to the hotel. We had lunch, dinner and breakfast there as well. The hundred-year-old curry is really good, but there is not... More 

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Thank pkt_mudskipper
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We stayed here, as a couple, for just one night on our way to Tokyo in May 2015. The staff and management at the hotel were all extremely friendly and helpful. It really made us feel welcome and honestly makes a huge difference to a typical hotel stay! If we ever return to Nikko, we would definitely stay here again.... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The hotel looks great and is well preserved. The views from the rooms and the garden are splendid. It is also situated right next to the wonderful shrines and temples as well as the Shinkyo Bridge. Bus stops are also within easy distance for further explorations to the various stunning waterfalls. The food in the restaurant is also great, though... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I feel ambivalent about this hotel. It has an almost Grand Budapest Hotel-like charm, although it has never fallen on hard times, but one does feel like time has nearly passed it by. That said, amenities like the bathroom are quite up to date. The sweet man who gave us the #15 room (where supposedly Albert Einstein once stayed) was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Kanaya sounds established Tis not easy to get that old feeling in the ole days things were rather spare If kanaya was to make it more plush it would defeat the whole purpose and the charm of it all will disappear .. the owners know what they themselves value .. This place reminded me very much my stays ... Sri... More 

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