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Jindabyne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

A great accommodation option in Tokyo with plenty of charm. The rooms are small, but clean and the bathroom/toilet options are great. The location worked well for us, very quiet, never any noise from the street or other guests. Staff were really friendly and helpful. A great place to stay for our first few nights in Japan, I would stay... More 

1 Thank BecLanigan
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Stayed in November 2013 for 6 nights This Ryoken was an excellent place to stay. The location to Ikebukuro station was less than 10 Minutes walk which gives you great access for transport around Tokyo. Also is is a small walk to some resturants and bars if you dont want to venture too far. The staff were very friendly and... More 

1 Thank AndyRobo1811
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

I will try to make this simple. Like = Clean, reasonable sized room (by Japanese hotel standard), awesome toilet and bath, very cool ambience and style of ryokan, the bath is pretty good in the winter, has a cute receptionist that will randomly greet "okaerinasai" to people returning to the ryokan.......really take the tiredness away after a long day battling... More 

2 Thank Shukrisan
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Reviewed 19 January 2014

Our family of four just had 4 nights at the ryokan and really enjoyed the experience. We had two 6 mat rooms which were a good size for 2 people in each. Any more in that size room would feel pretty crowded for more than a night, with luggage. Sleeping on the tatami mats with the bedding is not as... More 

4 Thank noosadreamboats
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

I was generally pleased with this place's ammenities and services. If you're on a budget this place is ideal, not only in terms of rates but also in its location: situated in Ikebukuro and a 10-15 minute walk away from JR Ikebukuro Station (the Yamanote "Light Green" Line, which appears to be great for tourists since a heap of attractions... More 

4 Thank ichirosnicket
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

Step back in time and experience traditional Japanese-style lodging, which is called a ryokan, when you stay at the Kimi Ryokan. I have stayed here four times and I cannot envision myself staying in a different place when I visit Tokyo. The Kimi Ryokan is conveniently located about 10 minutes from the Ikebukuro JR Station. The easiest way to find... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

We booked two rooms for a group of three adults and two teenagers during our stay here for a period of ten nights. The space in the room for two is adequate but is slightly small as compared to the room for three persons. However, both the rooms are very clean. Shoes are not allowed to be worn inside the... More 

3 Thank TravelNomadB28
Hualien, Taiwan
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 December 2013

Near Ikebukuro station, this is a value for money place in the north-west of Tokyo. The traditional layout requires people to sleep on futon mattresses on the floor (but unlike other ryokans, they do not look after the room daily). The workers are not too familiar with the area (such as where to eat and visit).

2 Thank Benesan
Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

We are from Barcelona. We have stayed at Kimi Ryokan in Oct 2013 and we'll repeat without any doubts. Great price and location and great staff. The room was very clean and futons were very comfortable. Very good location, just only 5 minutes walking from Ikebukuro station!

5 Thank karume
Nazare, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

A friend of mine referred this place to me. When I went to book, only the mid-sized rooms were available and I was allowed to book it, at a small extra charge. I arrived, the staff helped me with my luggage and showed me around and to my room. The room was very good for just one, even with me... More 

5 Thank Percebezinhe

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Staying in Ikebukuro

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Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
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Additional Information about Kimi Ryokan

Address: 2-36-8 Ikebukuro, Toshima 171-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Toshima > Ikebukuro
Price Range: ₹ 2,932 - ₹ 6,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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“We stayed both on 3rd and 4th floor- Both were excellent !”
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 of 5 bubbles 663anneliesem, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms on 2nd floor are good”
 of 5 bubbles Guranchal, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is ideal. The restroom is larger, so that's a plus for us larger folks.”
 of 5 bubbles T6211OXashleyw, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room away from the bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles I9375HLrebeccah, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter, but not 3rd floor in room next to washing maschine.”
 of 5 bubbles Caro-in-Japan, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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