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Ryokan Sawanoya

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

+ the location is very nice, the Japanese baths are amazing after an exhausting day in Tokyo (and we never had to wait to use them), the rooms are spacious (and there is a space for your luggage), the hotel and the rooms are clean, the owners are very friendly and always here to help. - the AC was a... More 

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

Dear Lucas F 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... More 

Chevy Chase, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed staying there for its convenience from Haneda, close to subway, walked to Ueno Park where there are some museums; stopped for a soft drink in the park and took the subway to the Imperial Palace. At the Palace, I realized that I left my camera at the park. When we returned to the soft drink venue, the camera was... More 

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

Dear formerdesigninglday 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.... More 

Poland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We stayed there for 2 nights and it was really great experience. Room was realy clean and nice, staff was incredibly helpfull. If you look for a nice and quiet place to stay I really recommended this place.

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

Dear Karolina_Mikolaj 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 More 

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48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 days, two small kids. We stayed at two rooms, one with bath, one without. Rooms are small. Air conditioning is difficult to adjust. Uncomfortable smell in one of the room. At the ground floor you can get lot of information about Tokyo. Owners are friendly. Location is good. The best is to get there through... More 

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

Dear Tkonik san 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 More 

London, United Kingdom
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220 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I was quite excited when I found this well located, well priced and very highly rated ryokan. I love ryokan! Having spent 2 nights there, I’m a little confused about reviews all being so high. Sure, the place is nice, but it’s not 5/5! Positives: - Cheap! Great value for Tokyo - Clean. Everything was spotless - Location is not... More 

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

Dear A380fan san Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. And thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to hear your opinion. We will make more efforts to ensure that all our visitors have a comfortable stay. We look forward to having you... More 

Charters Towers, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful experience. I wish we could have stayed longer. After long days exploring Tokyo, it was wonderful to come home to a peaceful, relaxing space for the night. The Onsens ( baths ) were soothing relief after a long day of exploring. The Sawa family were incredibly welcoming, it truly felt like home. The tatami mats we amazingly comfortable.... More 

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

Dear Tara M san 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The moment I walked in I was welcomed by name! Everything was so tastefully done and the attention to detail is amazing. There is no comparison to the other ryokans I stayed in and regret not staying at the Sawanoya for my entire stay in Tokyo. If you are looking for a traditional ryokan experience I cannot recommend this strongly... More 

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

Dear Stephanie W san 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... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Stayed in single room for 3 nights.Located at walking distance from Nezu station, which is a great and quiet neighborhood at night with a lot of good hidden restaurants. The family is very welcoming. Definitely will choose this ryanko if I happened to be in Tokyo again.

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Dear salparadise2015 san 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.... More 

Miami
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed at Sawanoya (for 9 days). This Ryokan is family owned and operated. The family is very warm and welcoming. We rented 2 rooms (1 with a bathroom/1 without bathroom). In the mornings they serve breakfast for a small fee (eggs & toast 325 yen). Coffee & tea are complimentary. The Ryokan is within walking distance... More 

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

Dear Diamond6311 san 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.... More 

Brisbane
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We made the perfect choice with this Ryokan and loved everything about it. Wonderful service, spotlessly clean and the perfect but quiet location. We especially liked the baths and never had to wait to use them during our 6 nights in Tokyo. We liked having a sink in the room to wash hands etc. and the spotlessly clean toilet is... More 

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Dear Takemeaway01 san 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 More 

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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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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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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Taito
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