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Nikko Minshuku Narusawa Lodge

1462-22 Tokorono, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1421, Japan (Nikko Onsen)
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Ranked #11 of 110 Specialty lodging in Nikko
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in Narusawa for 2 nights. It was a great place to stay even if it is located a bit outside Nikko center.Yuji the owner is very kind and helpful. In addition he has excellent english (which helps a lot to communicate when you do not have a word of japanese). Rooms are spacious, and clean. The price per... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The nice, helpful guy who runs this lodge appears to be a little strapped for cash. This is very basic accomodation out of town and really only accessable by strong legged youth. The view from the best rooms in this crumbling family home is a storage or dump site for industrial equipment. Even the lower price asked is excessive compared... More

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is a little way out of town but is peaceful (lovely sound of the river) and unique. The place is traditionally Japanese and great fun. The owner, Yuji, is so welcoming and helpful. He takes guests to a little onsen (hot springs) in the forest each evening. What a great experience! Best to bring food for breakfast but there... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stayed at Narusawa Lodge for 3 nights and we throughly enjoyed it. Yuji-san is always around making sure all this guest are comfortable. There's beverages such as coffee, tea and water which is always available. Our rooms are always made and clean daily. Its basic but we have everything we wanted. On the washrooms and toilets cleanliness, it can... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Having spent a few nights in hostel dorms I decided to treat myself to my own room for a night in Nikko. The room was excellent value for a single traveller at 4200 yen, not much more than a dorm bed. The guesthouse is simple, clean and comfortable and the owner Yugi was very helpful and friendly. It was very... More

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We are a french couple in our sixties travelling for 1 month in Japan. The owner of this accommodation in Nikko is very kind and relax (we would say in french : "baba cool"). The location of the lodge, at 20 mn walking of the station is very quiet and we can reach easily the temples by walking. However this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

It was just starting to rain when we arrived at the lodge so we were very glad for a warm welcome from the owner (Yugi). He helped us with our luggage and then poured us some green tea. During the tea he was more than happy to ask our questions (there were lots). The lodge is basic but very cosy... More

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Hobart, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We escaped hot and humid Tokyo madness for the peace and quiet of Nikko. Narusawa Lodge is a 600 yen taxi ride or a 30 minute walk uphill walk from JR Nikko station. The futon rooms are very spacious clean and comfortable. The owner is delightful gentleman, Yugi- san, who speaks excellent English, learned initially from US Armed Forces radio.... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We had a nice experience at Narusawa Lodge. The owner was very nice and would speak English which was a good asset. He gave us good tips to move around. The accommodation was located in a quiet neighbourhood 20 minutes walking (min) from the train station. The room was clean and the futons were very comfy. The only 'negative' side... More

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28 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This wasn't the first time I stayed in a Minshuku, so I wasn't new to this kind of accomodation. I was there around the peak season for fall color, I booked after hearing another 2 minshuku, which are more expensive, better rated, were full. The host was friendly, replied emails quickly. Location is a little far away from the train... More

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Address: 1462-22 Tokorono, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1421, Japan
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Nikko Onsen
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