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Kimi Ryokan

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I stay at Kimi ryokan pretty much every time I come to Tokyo for a short visit, and find it great in every respect. Location is great--ikebukuro is both on the JR and on the metro lines, so very well connected (including airport). The rooms are clean and comfortable, Japanese-style with tatami, futon, and an oshi-ire wall cabinet to put... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, It is our pleasure to serve you every time you visit us in Tokyo! We also want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us this time as well, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to... More 

Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

When I booked our family stay at Kimi Ryokan, I was hoping to have a 'Japanese' experience. Why would I want to stay in a Hilton or Sheraton in Tokyo - these are the same all over the world. Kimi Ryokan offered a unique, local feel. We arrived, had to remove our shoes and were given slippers (that barely fit... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments for us!! We also want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Kimi Ryokan was a cute and affordable hotel for our first night in Tokyo. The first thing we noticed when got into the room (a 4.5 tatami) was an overwhelming smell of mold. We found the source by the window, and asked to switch rooms, which they accommodated with no question. The second room, however, had a very similar strong... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, We also want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. Sorry for the smell you have been experiencing during your stay. Unlike other ryokans with Tatami flooring, we use the real traditional style tatami which is causing the unusual smell for... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I travelled to Tokyo on a solo trip and stayed at Kimi Ryokan for 6 nights. Kimi Ryokan is close to Ikebukuro station, which is convenient (on the Yamanote line) for many tourist attractions. The room is spacious and a 4.5 mat room was more than enough for me (a solo traveller). It was well ventilated, the aircon worked well... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful comments for us!! We also want to thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any... More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

My first impression of Kimi Ryokan was very favorable. Bathrooms, bedrooms, and communal areas are very clean. Kim at the front desk proved a good source for recommendations on what to do and places to eat. They even placed reservations on our behalf. The ryokan is in prime location a short walk from the Ikebukuro station which is served by... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. Regarding the curfew, we are so sorry if it bothered your schedule during the trip. We did not have those in the past, but we had too many foreign guests coming in late from parties... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Staff spoke excellent English and went out of his way to ensure that we get a double room (even after I've accidentally booked a single room). Fantastic service and great location. THE budget place to stay near Ikebukuro Station.

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for several nights while in Tokyo on the recommendation of a Japanese friend. The price was very good for what you received in return. We found it to be clean, good value, conveniently located and friendly. The rooms were small but comfortable. We are both approximately six feet tall and had an embarrassing amount of luggage (learned... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This hotel has mostly (if not exclusively) rooms without individual bathrooms. It is a very good value! My room smelt a bit musty, but for a private lockable room can you really complain that much? It is a short walk from the Ikebukuro Station and the super useful JR Yamanote Line (circle line).

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. Thank you for your kind reply, and we are sorry if you felt some smell in the room. It must be the flooring, which is actually not avoidable in this kind of traditional tatami flooring.... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a family of four on two separate occasions in March/April. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are small but that's Tokyo! There is a communal lounge and tiny kitchen but that's useful - especially if on a budget and/or travelling with kids. Our room was quiet and comfortable. The shares bathrooms, showers etc... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

St. Catharine's
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This Ryokan came recommended from a friend, and I am so glad I booked it. It was the perfect stay to finish off my trip in Japan! The accommodations were wonderful and the front desk staff were extremely helpful (even allowed me to store my suit case while I explored Ikebukuro before I left for the airport). The Ryokan is... More 

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貴美旅館, マネージャー at Kimi Ryokan, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your stay in Kimi Ryokan with us, and hope you enjoyed your stay and your trip in Tokyo. We would definately keep on trying to improve our service and also to keep the price reasonable. Please let us know if any inconvenince have bothered your comfortable stay, we are always ready to work... More 

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Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
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Additional Information about Kimi Ryokan

Address: 2-36-8 Ikebukuro, Toshima 171-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Toshima > Ikebukuro
Price Range: $47 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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