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Annex Katsutaro

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Missoula, Montana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Annex Katsutaro is easy to reach by subway but out of the main stream of Tokyo tourist life. The neighborhood is sprinkled with traditional craft shops and stores that cater to both foreign and Japanese visitors. Breakfast is extra at the Annex but a fast Japanese breakfast place is just two blocks away and lets you dive into the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure how first time visitors would think, but I've been to Tokyo several times and always stayed very near to the Ueno Station. This time I decided to stay a bit off - it's a few stops away from Ueno via the Yamanote line plus another ten minutes walk. But the location was really quaint. It's near to... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest!We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you very much. We are glad to know you liked our surrounding neighbour. Please do come and visit us again,maybe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Annex Katsutaro is a welcomed quiet retreat in Tokyo. Located in a traditional neighborhood, with great coffee, bakeries, and restaurants close by. Just a short walk to the JR Nippori line and subway. Annex has friendly and accommodation staff members and was a great place to kick off my Japan trip. I'd definitely stay here again.

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a woderful guest!We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you very much. We are glad to know you liked our surrounding neighbourhood! There are still so much more to... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here, me and my mom, in a room and had a great time! The rooms are pretty basic but nice and clean. Comfortable beds and nice bathroom! Really nice service and at the front desk they speak very good english. Plus the area is so cozy with tons of tiny restaurants, cafes and shops yet the streets are so... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest!We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you very much. We are glad to know you liked our surrounding neighbourhood. There are still so much to... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We spent six relaxing nights at Annex Katsutaro in June, 2016. The tatami mats were beautiful, the futons were comfortable, and the place was astonishingly quiet for being in the largest city in the world. We loved walking along the narrow streets in the Yanaka neighborhood: great shopping, great eating. There was a tiny mom-and-pop sushi place just down the... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We hope your stay with us was a comortable and a memorable one. Thank you for your comments.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you very much. We hope you can come and visit us again maybe in anothere season or so!... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Annex Katsuro Ryokan was located in a beautiful part of Tokyo, with lovely little cafes and shops round the corner. The JR train station Nippori and subway station Sendagi were both within a few minutes' walk of the ryokan, and you can catch the JR to Haneda Airport no problem. It had a family-run feel to the guesthouse, and the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed the place. With the Japanese style rooms it felt like we were really in Asia, but the western amenities (bathroom, fridge, etc) were welcome additions so it didn't feel too foreign. The location isn't exactly ideal, but it is good. There's very little to actually do/see near the hotel, but transport public transport... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest.We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you very much!! Please do come and visit us again,maybe in another season or so. You are always welcome in... More 

Tartu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We truly enjoyed our stay there. The hosts were lovely - the manager-lady could speak pretty decent English, recommended restaurants, introduced the subway system on our arrival etc. That helped quite a bit. They offer a western style breakfast (reservation required). There were two options - one was some toast and tea/coffee i think and the other one (price 840... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest!We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you so much. We are glad to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. Please do come... More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is a place where everything falls into place from the moment you arrive until check-out. I have been there 4 times already and would aleays choose it over any "regular" Hotel in Tokyo. If you want to be in the hussle of the city this would not be the right place, but if you want to experience Japan and... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for always choosing our place to stay!We hope your stay with us is always a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment.This means so much to us for our future improvement. We are looking forward to welcoming you again!! You are always welcome in our homely ryokan. Until then, please take care. Yours sincerely, More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The ryokan is located in a really quaint area of Tokyo, but it is also in a very convenient location (about 11 minutes walking from JR Nippori station). Small local shops line the streets evoking a by-gone Tokyo. The ryokan was clean and fit 4 of us nicely in a traditional tatami room. The bathrooms are from the early 2000's,... More 

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

Additional Information about Annex Katsutaro

Address: 3-8-4 Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $79 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Annex Katsutaro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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