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Tama Ryokan

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I worked with Michael to book a room at the Ryokan. He had a very reasonable cancellation policy, spoke great English, and provided details about the surrounding area (and Mt. Fuji). For travelers arriving at the major airports late at night, I have been told that Michael sometimes meets his guests at the terminals to help them get to their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My father, sister, two sons (ages 7 and 10) and I stayed at Tama Ryokan in June 2016 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Eiko was so kind and helpful. My 10 year old referred to her several times on our trip to Japan as the nicest lady he has ever met! Michael was very prompt in returning emails and answering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Our host was exremely friendly and our room was beautiful. We even received small gifts before checking out. The location was perfect for moving around in Tokyo with a subway and a railway station around the corner. There were also many good restaurants around the ryokan.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

It was located very close to JR Takadanobaba station (about 5 min walk). It was convenient to get to places like Shinjuku, Harajuku and Shibuya. Theres quite a few places to eat around the hostel. There was also a McDonalds nearby and a small department store nearby. The owners were really welcoming and polite. However, there is a lack of... More 

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Thank Michelle S
TamaRyokan, Manager at Tama Ryokan, responded to this review

Believe it or not, I gave this review an upvote for its criticism, not for its praise. My wife now has a helper, so I now only get glimpses in passing of how housekeeping is done. When I was working with my wife on the rooms, our intrusions were mostly limited to going into rooms to empty the wastepaper baskets.... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I love this place, it's cozy and very japanese styled. It is also near a train Station, 7-11 and some places to eat. The lady owner is very nice and friendly. I just didn't get the chance to say goodbye before we leave. I will definite come back here.

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Thank Rohaiza
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We had a great time staying at the lovely Tama Ryokan. Eiko-san made us feel very welcome and, despite our late check in hour, very kindly took the time to show us around and explain everything, including an arrival snack! Michael responded to all emails promptly and was very helpful making sure everything was ok before our arrival. Cosy traditional... More 

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Thank Alister D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Had the pleasure of spending several nights at the Tama this December. First as a couple and then later as a group of seven. It is no frills but is a warm and welcoming place. I would recommend this accommodation to most travelers. It is very central, located just outside the center of Shinjuku. It is worth noting that a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Great things about Tama Ryokan: Michael responds very promptly to emails and bookings! Eiko-san was awesome! She made sure to walk us through everything in the Ryokan. She also gave my brother a nice Japanese banner as a present on his birthday, also brought us sweets to our room daily. Very clean Affordable The futons were very comfortable A lot... More 

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1 Thank Louie M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

if you don't mind the no-frills accomodation this is for you. Beds are mattresses that you set up on the floor every night. Bathroom is common with hot shower working very well. Very clean room and bathroom. The place is excellently located just beside the subway station and bus station is just across the street. Lots of nearby restaurants and... More 

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1 Thank Zippyfilly
TamaRyokan, Manager at Tama Ryokan, responded to this review

Just a few points of clarification (a point that's buried down in this review): we're very close to one of the Tozai line subway. There's no noise from it, though a VERY sensitive person might sometimes feel very faint rumbling through the floor -- at least, that's what I think I feel sometimes at 4:30 AM, when it's very quiet.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Location-wise it is pretty good, not in the absolute heart of Tokyo but a pleasant neighbourhood. Great value if you want to spend your money on things other than accommodation. There were a few housekeeping rules especially with the tatami room with paper doors but I can understand the need for it. I am already quite a neat person and... More 

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Staying in Shinjuku

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Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tama Ryokan provides basic accommodation for a reasonable price in a central Tokyo location. It is about 3 minutes walk from the Yamanote line, and literally seconds from the Tozai subway line. It is also convenient to the Internet - we have a WiFi throughout the building, and 24-hour access to one desktop computer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tama Ryokan

Address: 1-25-33 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku 169-0075, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Shinjuku > Shinjuku
Price Range: $68 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Tama Ryokan Hotel Shinjuku
Tama Ryokan Shinjuku, Tokyo
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
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