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Nikko Lakeside Hotel

2482 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture (Chuzenji Onsen)
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Ranked #31 of 148 Hotels / Ryokan in Nikko
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nestled between Lake Chuzenji, Mt. Nantai and Kegon Falls in the Nikko National Park, make this the ideal location in this area. From Nikko JR station, a fifty minute bus ride which I enjoyed very much. Dated hotel with smallish dated rooms and miniature dated bathrooms. BUT, very friendly and helpful personnel. Breakfast and dinner could not be faulted. Great... More 

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herts, UK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
38 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were surprised to find so much snow still on the ground in early April. However we were blessed with brilliant sunshine and were able to enjoy the beautiful walks around this most interesting Lake. The hotel is very well situated, close to the bus station and with a bus stop right outside. The food (French) was excellent with a... More 

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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

On our tour of Japan we spend one day at Nikko. Great place and many things to do. After visiting the many temples, we took the way of the mountains to Lake Chuzenji, where the Hotel is located. We went to see the Kegon Falls, there is an elevator that takes you to the very bottom of the fall. It... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Located just by the waters, Nikko Lakeside Hotel is located at the junction of the bus terminal, Lake Chuzenji, and the road from Nikko town. With a busstop just in front of the hotel, we conveniently arrived at the hotel from Nikko town with our heavy luggage. Just a few steps from the gate at the other side of the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This review is catered towards the Western traveler... First, when traveling in Japan, westerners must be prepared for the unexpected in terms of hotel stays. In my experience, unless spending an outlandish amount of money, Japanese hotels can be a bit disappointing. Whether or not the area you are visiting is "in season" also has a great deal of influence... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We stayed in Nikko Lakeside Hotel for 2 nights as the hub for our 3 days trip in Greater Nikko area. The Hotel is located in a truly great spot where you can see the Lake view right out of your window. A very traditional wood hot spring bathroom is built right next to the lake where you can hear... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Me and my family were their last week, located next to lake not on the lake. we reached by evening at about 7.45 p.m. and was quite hungry as well, but we were told that that dinner was over and last order was at 7.30 pm..we were shocked and the staff told us to go the town which is more... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Located next to Lake Chuzenji in the mountains of Nikko, Japan, the Nikko Lakeside Hotel was a great place to stay. When booking, I thought this hotel was right next to the water but you do have to cross a street in order to get to the shore. The view of the lake was awesome. The hotel is a bit... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

While the surroundings are beautiful this hotel is rather far from Nikko and lacks the period charm of the more rural onsen ryokan we stayed in the previous night. Western-style rooms are somewhat tired, particularly the rather small and dingy bathrooms. My wife tried the onsen and reported it was particularly sulphurous, which didn't agree with her skin nor with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We stayed there for one night. The view on the lake is beautiful. The lake is really nice when sunny outside. It is a beautiful walk to do. The food was really good at the restaurant of the hotel. The receptionist were really helpfull. We had a wonderful stay I recommend it

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Address: 2482 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Chuzenji Onsen , Nikko Onsen
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Number of rooms: 100
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