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Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda

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Guesthouse tabi-tabi is the only English-speaking budget accommodation in the upscale Kisami area, walking distance to the beach, cafes, restaurants, and convenience stores. We provide travelers with all the More comforts of home - by the sea.Includes: rental bikes, communal kitchen, rental surfboards, rental snorkels, complimentary coffee and tea, free wifi throughout the property, clean towels, crisp sheets, yukata (Japanese cotton bathrobe) all-natural body soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand soap, travel information, pamphlets, custom-made maps, maps, flyers. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-smoking rooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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$101 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Chubu > Tokai > Shizuoka Prefecture > Shimoda > Shimoda Onsen
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$101 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Japan > Chubu > Tokai > Shizuoka Prefecture > Shimoda > Shimoda Onsen
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

+ good location close the beach and the bus stop, clean room and bathroom, only four rooms so it is quiet - the staff is not present in the guestroom, we only saw them on the first day to pay the room. Ok you can...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank lucasf04
Response from Yasuo M, Manager at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, ShimodaResponded September 15, 2016

Hi Lucas, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments, we wished you had reached out to us during your stay. We are pleased to know your room and the shared facilities were up to your standard. Even though we are a budget...More

Reviewed August 2, 2016

The accommodation is unmanned most of the time, the staff is only present when they need something of you and not very friendly. The locations is great, the beaches are really nice and the area very laid back. Good retreat from Tokyo.

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank christiaanmennes
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We loved our stay in Shimoda. We received very useful informations from the office at the station and from the other guests... and must admit we found some flyers and a map waiting for us in the guesthouse. The day we arrived, we were welcomed...More

Date of stay: August 2014
4  Thank nicodvisor
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We've stayed with Tabi Tabi a few times over the last few years. The place is perfectly central to the beach, the town, cafes and restaurants and bars. The rooms are very clean and well designed, the aircon kicks into action in the summer heat...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank Cally-Man
Response from lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, ShimodaResponded March 20, 2014

Hi Cally-Man, Thanks for your detailed description and review. We loved having you come and stay. The bikes are really the best way to get around the beautiful Kisami area. I'm glad you were able to make the most out of your little getaway. Looking...More

Reviewed August 27, 2012

I spent four nights in Tabi Tabi, ideal place if you are looking for a nice accomodation closer to some of the best beaches in Izu peninsula. Even though I really loved the quiet and relaxed atmosphere of this place, as well as some commodities...More

Date of stay: August 2012
4  Thank Flavia C
Response from lodgetabitabi, Manager at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, ShimodaResponded April 7, 2013

Hi Flavia C, We are happy to know you enjoyed the organic soaps, complimentary drinks, and other facilities like the free bikes until check out time! We are really sorry to know that you have misunderstood our check-out policy. Check out is actually at 10:00...More

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"Rooms are the same. There's complimentary beverages too"
Apr 26, 2012
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"The rooms seems to be identical to each other and equally quiet."
Aug 17, 2011
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$101 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
JapanChubuTokaiShizuoka PrefectureShimodaShimoda Onsen
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