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Nagoya, Japan
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

In looking for a place to take some visiting guests so they could experience the hospitality we are always hearing about in the media etc, I was thankful to come across this gem of a ryokan in the wonderful spa town of Shuzenji. Staff were not only polite and professional yet not stuffy and their humour was refreshing in such... More 

1 Thank jutabe
Singapore, null, Singapore
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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Its amenities and facilities are excellent: they provide free flow of milk, probiotic cultured drink and other drinks@ their special café (+ free ramen during supper)and unlimited use of all sort of onsen (indoor, outdoor as well as private) that comes along with free use of beauty products (for the men, hair loss product and lotion that prevent arthritis or... More 

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68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We a family of 4 set to experience the ryokan. Our first time eventhough we have read through a numerious review. Upon our arrival at 14.30, a warm welcomed by the staff & serve us with welcomming drink. We were then ushered to the ryokan. Wow a very impresive layout with an onsen. Dinner wss served at our choice at... More 

1 Thank Mokhtar A
Charleston, South Carolina
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We spent one night on our way from Kyoto to Tokyo, arriving mid-afternoon and leaving late morning of the next day. Even such short time felt like a mini-retreat. The place is a sprawling historical ryokan, with meandering corridors wrapping around an interior garden (just looking at it from the wide interior windows infuses peace). We stayed in the new... More 

1 Thank Nina064
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Kikuya is one of the best Ryokan I have visited in Japan. A traditional hot spring ryokan with a long history, it remains ip to date with refurbishments but still retains its old-world charm. The menu is also wonderful. Rooms are large, and free use of private baths are a great plus point.

1 Thank J00lsC
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Couldn't say enough good things about this place. If you want a ryokan experience, GO HERE! The service and friendliness of the staff is was amazing and the food was genuinely out of this world! The only very minor downside is if you don't have a private bath in your room you need to wait for the public hot spring... More 

1 Thank TangoSam
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

From my perspective, this lodging offers quirky and traditional Japanese cultural flavors that I can only recommend. Your unique experience starts with the check in - the arriving party is offered slippers, tea and a light Japanese sweet snack. An attendant will ask explain extra perks, including a 24hr coffee lounge (Worth a visit! You can hand grind and brew... More 

2 Thank TKTT
Shiki, Japan
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135 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013

My wife, sister-in-law and I thought this would be an excellent place to at with my father during his trip to Japan. The hotel is extremely traditional and it feels like you are stepping back in time. The 'room' was not so much a room as a flat with 2 bathrooms, two main tatami rooms and a nice corridor next... More 

2 Thank Mr.Ashwell
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2011

We came here for my 30th birthday. 6 friends and had a great time. The onsen baths were all pretty quiet the whole weekend and the food was outstanding. Only one criticism would be that the waitress seemed a bit annoyed with us when she messed up our order and her manner did not seem quite as warm after that.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2011

We stayed for one night in a very large room, but no private onsen. We prefer our own onsen but this was the only room available during our stay. We managed to use one of the private outdoor onsen once during our stay. (the hotel was busy) We enjoyed the meal in the restaurant and liked the option of a... More 

2 Thank evansbrown

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Address: 874-1 Shuzenji, Izu 410-2416, Shizuoka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Shizuoka Prefecture > Izu > Shuzenji Onsen
Price Range: £131 - £550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kikuya 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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“For 4 people be ready to have 2 fairly thick mattresses (i.e comfy) and 2 standard style futons (i.e harder sleeping experience)”
 of 5 bubbles jutabe, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“inns/ryokans at Shuzenji is leaned towards the higher-end, not for budget-goers”
 of 5 bubbles JayH739, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Few room with attach bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles mokhtara551, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the new wing with private baths are enormous and very zen.”
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