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Richmond Hotel Akita Ekimae

2-2-26 Nakadori | Akita shi, Akita ken, Akita, Akita Prefecture 010-0001, Japan (Akita Station)
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Ranked #1 of 27 hotels in Akita
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and clean hotel from a short walking distance from the train station. You can choose not to have all your beddings etc. change every day. It's nice to have this environmentally friendly option and that they gave free water bottles for that. Staff was really friendly and spoke relatively good english. We asked for an okonomiyaki-restaurant nearby and they... More

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Machida, Japan
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54 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights on business. This was one of the hotels recommended by my business partner and as the name 'Ekimae' (in front of the station) had attracted me because I was going to arrive in Akita late at night. It took about 10 minutes from the station with my suitcase and was not easy to find the way.... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient location, easily walkable from JR Akita Station. Also walkable to Kawabata District across the river with many restaurants and bars. The room was relatively spacious, and modern and comfortable. I did not hear neighbors. A couple of odd things - two of my friends who traveled with me was given a key to a room with a guest. I... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Within walking distance of Akita train station. New and clean. Staff very courteous. Japanese business (not tourist) hotel, so some signs are in Japanese but not English. Breakfast in hotel restaurant features Japanese food, but Western food (toast, etc.) is also available. Dinner seemed to be only Japanese food. Nearby restaurant "Artichoke" has very good Italian food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Akita city is not somewhere most tourists want to go, but if you have business in the center of town or need to be near the JR station, the Richmond is a great place to stay. It's a bit more expensive than other business hotels in the area, but you get what you pay for. The air is clean on... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a clean and modern business-style hotel, conveniently located near the station. However, the front desk staff seem to be inexperienced part-timers. They were unable to answer simple questions in Japanese about finding a local hot spring bath, though this is one of the most common interests of foreigners visiting Akita. The use of machines for payment also suggests... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The room was tiny but very modern and super clean. Staff speak different degrees of English but are very willing and helpful. The internet is very slow and freezes and tv has only Japanese channels. Worth staying here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Cons Room is slightly small, I think it is normal size in Japan. Pros Great Service, always smiling and greet us whenever we leave or return the hotel Perks. When check in , they allow us to choose various things such as facial mask, bath salt etc. I heaps that can last for my 3 nights Bed is comfortable. They... More

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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

A short walk from the west exit from Akita station; easy to find using the map on the hotel brochure. Friendly and obliging reception staff, who kept our cases on arrival and departure as our train timings were not in line with check in and check out times. They were also helpful in providing information on the rather limited local... More

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Hong Kong, China
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Richmond is proud of their services provided, from the moment check in to check out, I am all happy with it. The room is also modern and stylish. I was having fever during my stay, I borrowed their thermometer and measure the temperature in the lobby, the staff are helpful and still carrying smile, but they didn't have intention to... More

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Address: 2-2-26 Nakadori | Akita shi, Akita ken, Akita, Akita Prefecture 010-0001, Japan
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Location: Japan > Tohoku > Akita Prefecture > Akita > Akita Station
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