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Nakazono Ryokan

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1-18 Yasuicho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture 892-0815, Japan
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Nakazono Ryokan
Ranked #1 of 12 Kagoshima B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely time staying at Nakazono-san's ryokan. The place has so much charm and character. It has a fantastic atmosphere. Our room was very big and clean. Location was great and Nakazono-san was helpful throughout. Stay here, you will not be disappointed.

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Silver Spring, MD
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I landed in Kagoshima Airport very late at night and arrived at Nakazono Ryokan tired and hungry. Mr. Nakazono was so nice and walked with me to a nearby Izakaya where I had wonderful late fish dinner and a nice chat with the local owner. Mr. Nakazono was also very helpful in suggesting interesting places to visit in the area... More

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Osaka, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

From the moment the door slides open you are made to feel very welcome. The master and his wife are very accommodating and very helpful - even stretching to entering our room and putting the heating on a couple of hours before we came back from mid-winter volcano-viewing. The old house is a bit creaky, but it's very comfortable and... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Very fond memories of staying here, despite the fact that we were forced to stay 3 extra nights (screwing up our itinerary) due to a super typhoon! Yes it does have a slightly weird 1970's youth hostel vibe and it's kind of patched up, but I got the overriding feeling that it's been honed over 40 years to be the... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The place is a bit old. The toilets are weird, its hard to close the door as the toilet is too far forward. And the place is a bit old. Also Lonely planet's map is a bit deceptive it can be a bit hard to find with car. There is not that much option in this town though. This place... More

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Issaquah, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

I can only echo everyone else's comments. The ryokan is well located and the owner will pick you up and drop you at the ferry, which is great. When you arrive he will take the time to tell you where every thing s and where you can find different restaurants are. Our favourite quote was a dead pan description of... More

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Kootenays, British Columbia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

I have rarely read a set of reviews that I felt summed up a place so well. This is an old somewhat dilapidated property. However, it is well run, in a good location and the owner is very helpful and manages to provide the small touches that make the place worth going to - if you are not too fussy... More

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129 reviews 129 reviews
62 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2010

Agree with most of what is said in the other reviews. What really makes this place is the owner who is incredibly helpful and friendly. Comfortable and clean fairly basic room, just fine. I did not have any problems with aircon so room temperature was fine even though very hot time of the year. Toilets very cramped but clean. Quiet... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

Good value. Old place that could do with a lick of paint, but everything you need is there and the rooms are of a decent size. The owner is an interesting character - minimalist in his utterances but incredibly helpful. He gave us lifts, unprompted, to and from the ferry terminals, and even to a bus stop when we were... More

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Manchester, UK
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2009

This is one of those places you really want to give a fantastic review but can't. However, I would recommend the place as along as your expectations are realistic. A bit more detail .... staying here feels like sleeping on a boat. It is an old wooden building which creaks and rocks. This is not necessarily a negative but the... More

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Address: 1-18 Yasuicho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture 892-0815, Japan
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kagoshima Prefecture > Kagoshima
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