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Kimi Ryokan

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed September 19, 2012

Kimi Ryokan offers value-for-money accommodations in an expensive city. It's clean, comfortable and staffed by warm and helpful staff. Like most Japanese ryokans, Kimi provides house slippers and Yukatas (Japanese house robes) for its guests. You really can't ask for more at that price. Our only complaint are the thin walls. We were located right next to the common bathroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 10, 2012

Overall really clean although showers could be cleaner. Toilets and sink are modern and close to all the rooms. The area is about 25mins using the metro to get to Tokyo station which was fine. The staff are really nice and the owner is great - he walked us to a local sushi place down the road which was the...

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Reviewed September 8, 2012

Mixed feelings about Kimi Ryokan.. For some things it deserves four or even five points in the rating: it has a good value, the premises were very clean during our stay, and the kitchen with a big fridge to store your own items for e.g. breakfast was much appreciated by us, as was the ok wifi connection and the little...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 31, 2012

stayed here for just one night on our arrival in japan. Everything about the hotel was spotless and the staff on reception were nice and helpful. It was nice to have wifi in our room and there was plenty to see in the area. would book again without hesitation.

1Thank martin m
Suresnes, France
Reviewed August 19, 2012

I choosed to stay in this ryokan for all the positive reviews I found on this website, and I'm actually stunned to read that such an accommodation is considered excellent. My room was on the ground floor, it was really too small (I had just the space for my luggage on the floor), it had a bad smell, a mix...

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Liège, Belgique
Reviewed August 3, 2012

This ryokan was just perfect for our trip. It's really comfortable, the staff is nice and it's well located nearby the subway. I just loved it! And it's nicer than the traditionnal hotel. I was afraid to sleep on japanese bed at first but it's great.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 27, 2012

An easy place to get to from Ikebukuro Station, about 5 min walk. The staff were always very helpful! Reading some of the reviews weren't complimentary to Kimi I have to disagree with them. The showers were quite nice and always clean. Shampoo/Soap provided as well as toothbrushes and hairdryers. There was laundry facilities outside which were easy to use...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Very well located accommodation, heaps of great bars and eats in the immediate vicinity and access to lots of convenience stores. Close to JR station which provides easy access to Shibya, Shinjuku, Harajuki etc. As well as Ueno and Akihabara. Staff were very friendly and helpful, the hostel was in a back alley so it was very quiet. We had...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed June 17, 2012

I really recommend the Kimi Ryokan to people visiting Tokyo. It caters mostly (almost entirely) to foreigners visiting Japan, but I did not find this to be a minus even though I study Japanese and am here mostly for the language. Lots of things make this the place you should stay. First of all, it is VERY affordable. You will...

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Reviewed June 3, 2012

I think the Kimi is ideally located in Ikebukuro about a 5 minute walk from the station. The service was very friendly and the staff helpful. They accept credit cards and have WiFi throughout building. There is also a PC with internet available. Also scales to weigh luggage. The room rates are very reasonable. I usually had breakfast at the...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

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: $42 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“Try the Japanese bath”
 of 5 bubbles rainrainn, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Big window!!!”
 of 5 bubbles , Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Stay on floors 2-4, preferably away from the shower and washing area.”
 of 5 bubbles Zazabee, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms furthest away from the sinks/showers and balcony are quietest. (2nd floor near the bathtub is highly recommended).”
 of 5 bubbles karentB1946ZY, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed both on 3rd and 4th floor- Both were excellent !”
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 of 5 bubbles 663anneliesem, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
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