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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, relatively large ryokan, ours had private toilet, sink. shuttle from station. walking distance from all the major attractions and they gave us a walking map. Allow time for your scheduled meals, they're worth it. We traveled with our 2 young kids, and they have a private family onsen you can book. We visited in November, and was a bit... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

The place is around 5 min walk from Toshogu shrine (a steep 5 min climb from the main road). The lady at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and rather big with windows overlooking the green trees outside. I was happy to find out there's a private toilet in the room and as long... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

An older establishment but well preserved. The front office staff speak enough English to help with all practical matters. The room was spacious and typical of a Ryokan in layout. The onsen is large and the outdoor bath was a particular treat. The most amazing thing was the food. We didn't realise our dinner was included so this was a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

I arrived kind of late due to a mishap with my GPS but it was before dinner and the staff were very accommodating. I arrived by motorcycle and because it was going to rain they offered for me to bring my bike in the lobby. Super cool. I paid extra for the dinner and breakfast and I recommend you do... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

1st time in Japan and we wanted to have a "traditional" experience, so we decided to spend 2 nights in Nikko...it was the closest place we can get to via the bullet train which we also wanted to experience. Communications with the hotel from the US was kinda spotty and we were not sure if they got our request to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We went straight to Nikko after we had touched down at Haneda Airport in June 2016, so we were not sure what time we would arrive Nikko and thus not able to book a pick-up from the train station. But when we arrived at Tobu Nikko station, I saw a guy holding a flag with this hotel’s name, so with... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We loved this ryokan. It's older and could use some cosmetic upgrades, perhaps, but our room was huge, the service was very good, and the food was amazing. We stayed two nights and would happily have stayed another. Most of the guests when we were there were Japanese, through there were a few foreign guests, too. While we were downstairs... More 

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Provo, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

It is really old and the rooms were run down. However the staff was friendly, and the shuttle to and from nikko station was really helpful. Just call them in advance and they can pick you up whenever. The onsen baths looked like they were newly remodeled and were small but nice. Right next to all the sites so very... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in Nikko two days to escape the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and see the iconic Kegon Falls (only one night at this hotel because they were booked in advance). This place is a great introduction to traditional Japanese ryokan hotels. Upon arrival, the hostess presented us with a map of the local sights and... More 

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Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is terribly outdated. There are so many water stains on the floor, walls and even tables. Cigarette smell in the room as well. Disgusting molds are found refrigerator and closet. I know its a Japanese style hotel but they should inform foreigners that there is no bathroom inside room and guests have to use the shared bathroom(which is... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Nikko Tokanso

Address: 2335 Sannai, Nikko 321-1432, Tochigi Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko > Nikko Onsen
Price Range: $84 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nikko Tokanso 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Ours had a private toilet; others have to use a community bathroom”
  • Family room
  • Commode with built-in sink!
 of 5 bubbles PinayTexan, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“Room 302 had a blossoming cherry tree right outside the window (seasonal, of course)”
 of 5 bubbles Annse, Apr 17, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor - more views.”
 of 5 bubbles 517meganl, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
“There is no WIFI in the room, but they do have them in the lobby. The smoking section is also in the lobby, so if you absolutely hate the sight of smokers, maybe you need to reconsider. But otherwise, it is fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Madeleineshi, Mar 30, 2015 | Read review
“Learn or copy the ryokan name in kanji or you won't recognize the wooden sign on the road. It's in front of a letterbox as far as I remember.”
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 of 5 bubbles Giancarlo1964, Jul 28, 2014 | Read review
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