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Ernest House

1893-1 Kisami, Shimoda 415-0028 , Shizuoka Prefecture
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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to stay, the couple that own it are so helpful and accomodating. The rooms are spacious and clean. There is an outdoor spa overlooking the mountains. It's really close to the beach. There are bikes , boogie boards and beach umbrellas on offer for free. Additionally the rooms have a fridge. There wasn't anything we... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facilities are nice, comfortable, clean, wonderful breakfast basket is delivered at 8am. Nice cafe/restaurant on site also within walking distance to the beach. Highly recommend it and they speak English well!

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Thank Pdeem
London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Ernest house for 3 days... Japanese in general are courteous and polite but my stay was amazing. The owners are super polite and the place is just beautiful. On top of that the surfing is just around the corner. What can I say: if i lived in Tokyo i would be there every weekend. Highly recommended!

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Thank FraLondonComo
Bangkok, Thailand
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115 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

If you are looking for a great weekend getaway near a very quaint old town Shimoda, the Earnest house is an ideal destination. Just minutes from the surf and beach, yet relatively close to town, this hotel offers super clean rooms with an excellent staff. English is spoken and everyone is very friendly. The old section of town along the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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75 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Ernest house was a fantastic and quick getaway from Tokyo. We went in September with our four children (ages 4-9) and had a great time. If you are traveling with children, I highly recommend you get room 207, which has a great loft with beds for kids in a separate room. There's a great cafe next door, but we found... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was our second stay at the Ernest House, but the first after having lived in Japan for several years. I can say this my wife's and my favorite spot in Japan and the Ernest House is one of the reason's why. The Ernest House provides simple accommodations within walking distance to a beautiful beach. The restaurant attached to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Ernest House is a comfortable hotel a three minute walk away from Kisami-Ohama beach in Shimoda. The owner speaks English and the online website makes the reservation process very easy. Free parking is available across the street from the hotel. The hotel is modern; the rooms are clean and simple, and have a bathroom attached. The bathroom is a typical... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

A great little place by the beach in southern Izu Peninsula. Very westernised and friendly staff. Foreigners will feel comfortable here. The building itself is beautiful and the restaurant adjoining serves good food at reasonable prices. Would absolutely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

This place is locates right next to the amazing beach and has a very nice atmosphere. The staff is very helpfull and they have free bikes and bodybords. Take the breakfast basket to the beach, that is the best way to start the day.

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brisbane, australia
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136 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We didn't stay at Ernest House but ate at their dining facility, the Mellow Cafe, a stand-alone bungalow style restaurant with lots of deck space all around and located a short walk to Ohama Beach. We had intended to have a pizza at the nearby White Beach Hotel but it was closed so the Mellow Cafe was plan B and... More 

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  • Refrigerator in room

Additional Information about Ernest House

Address: 1893-1 Kisami, Shimoda 415-0028, Shizuoka Prefecture
Location: Japan > Chubu > Shizuoka Prefecture > Shimoda
Number of rooms: 12
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