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10-5 Hongo, 5-Chome, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan, Distance from city centre: 6.3km

Rating: 87% from 13 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 89%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 87%Value for money
  • 84%Facilities

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  • Very friendly and kindly staffs, Nice and comfort hotel, Very Japanese style hotel and good price, Good for relaxation and Good location
  • 86%
  • 20 Mar 2015 Anonymous Thailand
  • Be more strict about non smoking. There were people smoking in the lobby which should be not tolerated. Pay attention in the common bathroom. Humidity is inducing lots of black spots on ceiling and walls, which could become a problem for some visitors. It was pleasant to be in a traditional Japanese hostel. This atmosphere must be kept for the future. They nevertheless should think to refresh painting in the future to make the place more attractive
  • 74%
  • 22 Nov 2014 Patrick Belgium
  • They have 3 different locations, but when I booked through I didn't know which building I was booking for. I had to change to the house next-door for my last night, and the room was much bigger and nicer. I wish I had known about it and I would have tried to stay at the second place for my entire stay..
  • 80%
  • 05 Oct 2014 Anonymous South Korea
  • I would describe this as a luxury hostel. The staff and facilities were great. The subway entrance is just a few hundred meters away so not too bad. If you are trying to meet other travelers, this might not be the best hostel. I rarely saw the other guest during my 3 day stay.
  • 86%
  • 31 Jul 2014 Keegan USA
  • I will try to book another room with them for my return to the USA.
  • 97%
  • 08 Jul 2014 Rick USA
  • I really liked this place, a great insight into traditional Japan. The staff were great. Next time I would choose a property that was close to the JR line so it was easy to sight see using a jr rail pass. It wasn't super easy finding the property because the street names were written in Japanese characters and we were given names in English lettering. We worked it out after a bit. Would be a lot easier if you weren't dealing with big bags.
  • 94%
  • 24 Jun 2014 Anonymous Australia
  • Homeikan had an incredibly traditional ryokan feel to the place which made staying there such a delight. The rooms are spacious and the overall experience is definitely worth it's price. But the deal breaker is perhaps the friendly and amazingly helpful staff who take great interest in each guest's unique stay, experience and lives.
  • 91%
  • 20 May 2014 Anonymous Singapore
  • The host was really really a lovely person. The service was FANTASTIC.
  • 100%
  • 19 May 2014 Anonymous Mexico
  • I staid here because I wanted something affordable and convenient to the Judo Kodokan HQ dojo and the Shotokan Karate HQ Dojo. This was both. And it was very fun traditional Japanese experience. I stayed here 10 days. If I return to Tokyo, I wouldnt hesitate to stay here again.
  • 100%
  • 29 Apr 2014 Jonathan USA
  • Such a beautiful hostel. My friends and I enjoyed our stay in this traditional house. Would it be classed as a ryokan perhaps? The atmosphere is beautiful and it completed our Japan experience. Sleeping on futons, hot baths, yukatas to wear indoors and very very kind and polite staff.
  • 94%
  • 23 Apr 2014 Anonymous Wales
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