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Ryokan Sawanoya

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You never know what to expect when you book a place to stay on the other side of the world, in this case a Japanese-style room, for what does that actually mean? Turned out to be exactly what we needed. A family-run place with personal service and attention. Very clean, cozy, warm (we traveled in February), quiet, in an old,...

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear cwcasa sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Sawanoya family were so lovely and helpful to our family. They even organised a birthday cake for my mum! Fantastic place to stay in a quiet neighbourhood, really clean and gorgeous baths. Would love to stay again. Thank you so much. Susan

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear sueJ645QP sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan....

Akashi, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything you'd like to find in a Japanese style accomodation. Room was comfortable, clean and tidy. Host family were helpful and were there ready to help any time needed. A very reasonable priced western style breakfast available to order in the morning if required. Highly recommended.

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澤  新, Sawa family. at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Wasaka sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan. Sincerely, Sawa family

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptionally clean and efficiently run. We loved the neighbourhood and Sawan-San and his family were very helpful with directions etc. Very satisfied stay. We made the most of the free coffee and tea but skipped the breakfast (as there are plenty of choices nearby). The tea tray in the room is a nice touch also. We didn't use the bathes...

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Nomadic_BKK sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan....

geneva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay with the Sawanoya family in their ryokan in the Yanaka neighborhood.It was wonderful to leave behind the craziness, harsh lights and big buildings of a huge metropolis and to come back to an old style area with old wooden houses, small alleys, interesting local artisans and peaceful gardens, shrines and temples and no cars.The ryokan...

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear caviar sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time in Tokyo staying in Ryokan Sawanoya, very affordable and lovely service, the room was spacious and loved the traditional experience of staying in the Ryokan. The traditional Onsen was very clean and nice. We were even lucky enough to experience the lion dance from the owners' son which was special. Would highly recommend and will be...

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear siztec sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. We are sorry, our hot bath is not Onsen. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Ryokan Sawanoya for 3 nights early Feb. We booked two rooms one with a bathroom and were very surprised how spacious the rooms were. Great friendly service, exceptionally clean and well looked after. One of the highlights of our trip was taking part in a tour with some university students which was recommended...

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear Michelle D sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed February 13, 2017

this place is awesome! Staff so helpful. Location fantastic for finding places to eat. Easy to get the trains and subway. You can walk to the zoo. The hotel give you an A3 map with walking tour suggestions around the suburb - it was brilliant. Well priced too. we had a room with bathroom for 3 people and just got...

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澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan Sawanoya, responded to this review

Dear fambamm2017 sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan....

Reviewed February 11, 2017

Easy walk from at least 4 stations. Great location away from the hectic city centre, but with plenty of interest close at hand. Very friendly and helpful staff. The room we had was clean comfortable with an elegant simplicity. The Japanese style baths were lovely with views to a charming garden. Don't forget to take the towel in your room...

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Dear kirsten m sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to...

Melbourne
Reviewed January 29, 2017

This is our second time staying at Ryokan Sawanoya. Not much has changed. It is still as comfortable a stay as our previous trip. However, if at the time of your booking the room with ensuite is available, I would highly recommend that you pay a little extra and book that room (even if you are perfectly happy to bath...

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Dear Lokky_78 sama Thank you very much for second staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward to having you and your family during your future visit to Japan. Sincerely, Sawa...

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Staying in Ueno, Asakusa

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ryokan Sawanoya

Address: 2-3-11 Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Ryokan Sawanoya Hotel Taito
Ryokan Sawanoya Tokyo, Japan
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“all rooms looked good.”
 of 5 bubbles fambamm2017, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“The ensuite room(s)”
 of 5 bubbles Lokky_78, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are traditional tatami style.”
 of 5 bubbles WithOurPetReviews, Jan 28, 2017 | Read review
“I recommend the room with toilet. The shared facilities are fine though.”
 of 5 bubbles sandbag7, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
“From Narita, take Kesei Express. Taxi from Ueno is only about Yen1000.”
 of 5 bubbles EugalB, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
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