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Guesthouse Engakudo

8-2 Yanagicho, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0023, Japan
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Ranked #2 of 14 Specialty lodging in Himeji
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014
Patricia V Columbus, OH
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Columbus, OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Engakoudu is a small hostel in the back alley not far from Hemiji Castle. Nice, clean room, lovely host. However, there was disappointment that there was no onsen or directions to reach one. The climb up the stairs was very steep ( like a ladder) and awkward with a pack sack. The kitchen was a simple hot plate and small... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This backpacker style guesthouse is located at just in front of Himeji castle, which is Kokuho(national heirloom) in Japan, and close enough 15min walk from Himeji station. Owner is very friendly and easy going, happy to share anything with tourist. Though shower is little shabby but who cares with this sort of real deal experience! (Much better than India anyway,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

From the moment we got into the guesthouse we fell in love in this place. The atmosphere was calm and very authentic. The owner was friendly and helpful, and speaks fluante English. The location is very good (2 minutes walk from the himeji castle and 15minutes from the main street). We had a good time there. It really feels like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

If you're looking for a good night in Himeji, you've to sleep in Engakudou. You'll live a real Japanese experience, sleeping in a real Japanese house. The owner it's very nice and funny, he loves manga and he has lots of things of this kind of cartoons. The price for the dorms are cheap 2.500 yen per person. They've free... More

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Address: 8-2 Yanagicho, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0023, Japan
Location: Japan > Kinki > Hyogo Prefecture > Himeji
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