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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kelly welcomed me by name as i walked up; later i met Dale and he warmly welcomed me as well. it's only a 6 or 7 min. walk from the train station, and very easy to find. the room was great, everything i needed inside: private bathroom, kitchen, wifi, tv w/ dvd player (for their large, and free, dvd library).... More 

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ddjjrr, Owner at Flying Sumo Surf Company, responded to this review

Hi William, thanks for the great review. Was great having you as a guest and hope to see you again on your next visit here!!! Del More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kelly made me very welcome and provided surf gear for hire, a charger when I forgot my phone, and delicious soup post surfing. The room was spacious and comfy and the location was perfect for the beach. Looking forward to going again.

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ddjjrr, Owner at Flying Sumo Surf Company, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thanks very much for your kind review and sorry I missed you as I was in HK for the SUP race but sounds like Kelly took very good care of you!!! Hope to see you again......Del More 

Tokyo, Japan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Easy, relaxed. The accommodation is very close to the (white sand) beach. My son had his first surfing lessons with one of their instructors who was very patient with my so . The food was relaxed and casual, but tasty; just what we wanted for the weekend. Supermarket conveniently situated so we took a walk up there.... Will be booking... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The hostel is simple, but clean and it has everything for a comfortable stay. I just had one day in the weekend to try out some surfing and the owner took me out at 6.00 in the morning on his daily workout. Very friendly service and just a short walk from the beach (2-3 minutes). The spot is crowded in... More 

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Wellington, NZ
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Onjuku is a lovely beach a couple of hours out of Tokyo, faster if you can find an express train. There are a lot of stops on the local train. Flying Sumo and its owners and staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the local area. The selection of craft beers is a revelation in a land relatively starved of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Onjuku is a reliable, beautiful, and chill surf spot easily accessible from Tokyo by the JR Wakashio train from Tokyo station. I've been going there most weekends for the last year. Flying Sumo is newest and nicest hotel I've stayed at, and the outdoor barbecue set up is fantastic in summer. In addition to being a hotel it is also... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 5, 2016

I have been going to Flying Sumo for the last five years and have always had a great experience. If you are looking for food (legit pizza!) drinks (craft beer! coffee) and/or a laid back, modern place to stay in Onjuku this should be your first stop. All are high quality and delivered with friendly, honest service. Also surf lessons,... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Definitely all I wished to find! Great surf nearby, great nature, the Hosts were formidable, the room very clean and spacious, absolutely awesome selection of beers and a great atmosphere to hang out after being in the water! I will definitely go back soon!

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This place has everything you need to surf or paddleboard in Japan. They have a great selection surfboards to match changing wave conditions. Plus wetsuits too. Great accommodations and your hosts are the best. Not to be missed and a welcome break from busy Tokyo!😀

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Such a nice location, minutes from the beach, really nice atmosphere which makes this a brilliant place to stay. Del and Kelly are wonderful hosts, genuinely interested in you. Will definitely come back, especially for the great ales and beers!

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
newly established owner operated pension located 1 min away from the beautiful Onjuku Beach. 1st floor surf shop provides surf lesson and board rental. Delicious pizzas and verious kinds of beverage available at the on site bar. 1hr 30 min from Tokyo Station, 2hrs from Narita Airport by train. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flying Sumo Surf Company

Address: 2140-2 Hama, Isumi-gun, Onjuku-machi 299-5107, Chiba Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Chiba Prefecture > Isumi-gun > Onjuku-machi
Price Range: $92 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Flying Sumo Surf Company 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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