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Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda

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Paris, France
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

+ good location close the beach and the bus stop, clean room and bathroom, only four rooms so it is quiet - the staff is not present in the guestroom, we only saw them on the first day to pay the room. Ok you can call them anytime but it is just not the same for human relations. The price... More 

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Thank Lucas F
Yasuo M, Manager at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Hi Lucas, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments, we wished you had reached out to us during your stay. We are pleased to know your room and the shared facilities were up to your standard. Even though we are a budget accommodation, in fact, one of the cheapest in the area, we aim to maintain a... More 

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The accommodation is unmanned most of the time, the staff is only present when they need something of you and not very friendly. The locations is great, the beaches are really nice and the area very laid back. Good retreat from Tokyo.

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63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We loved our stay in Shimoda. We received very useful informations from the office at the station and from the other guests... and must admit we found some flyers and a map waiting for us in the guesthouse. The day we arrived, we were welcomed by a board outside the guesthouse telling us which room we could use. Inside, on... More 

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Tokyo
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23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We've stayed with Tabi Tabi a few times over the last few years. The place is perfectly central to the beach, the town, cafes and restaurants and bars. The rooms are very clean and well designed, the aircon kicks into action in the summer heat does well to cool things off. The communal area (kitchen, bathroom and shower) are all... More 

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Thank Cally-Man
lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Hi Cally-Man, Thanks for your detailed description and review. We loved having you come and stay. The bikes are really the best way to get around the beautiful Kisami area. I'm glad you were able to make the most out of your little getaway. Looking forward to seeing you again, Angela & Yasu More 

Biella
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I spent four nights in Tabi Tabi, ideal place if you are looking for a nice accomodation closer to some of the best beaches in Izu peninsula. Even though I really loved the quiet and relaxed atmosphere of this place, as well as some commodities inside such as organic soaps available in the shower and coffee, tea, etc. in commonal... More 

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lodgetabitabi, Manager at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Hi Flavia C, We are happy to know you enjoyed the organic soaps, complimentary drinks, and other facilities like the free bikes until check out time! We are really sorry to know that you have misunderstood our check-out policy. Check out is actually at 10:00 am (I believe you came back to pick up your things and have a shower... More 

Singapore
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57 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2012

At first my partner and I were spooked as we were the only ones in Tabi-Tabi. It was dead quiet at night and there were few people around. It became better in the morning when we realized that Kisami (the town Tabi-tabi is in, which is a 15 minutes bus ride away from Izukyu Shimoda) is a beautiful place. We... More 

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Thank AdrianLooi
lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Hi Adrian, Sorry to hear you were a little spooked when you first arrived. You joined us very early in the season which meant you had the whole place to yourselves! We thought you would really appreciate the privacy! It's true, the neighbourhood is very quiet, but it is also very safe. There is really nothing to be afraid of.... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Tabi-tabi guest house was a short 3-5 minute walk from the bus stop and was very easy to access from the main train station in town. The guesthouse is very well maintained and has a very relaxing feel to it. The kitchen area is clean and well-organized and the entire guest house is very inviting. There is a computer that... More 

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Thank burnsae
lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Hi bursae, I'm glad you enjoyed our organic soaps and cleansers! We love them too! Happy to see you made the best out of our recommendations! There are so many great places to eat in Shimoda! The booklets in each room are based on my blog entries but have printed out everything and organized it to make it easier to... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2011

Tabi-tabi is located very close to wonderful beaches in Shimoda, in a quiet area that still has services and facilities close by. Buses to town run from stops close by, but if you're staying for the sea you can just take a short walk to the beach. Facilities in the guest-house are good, you have access to a well equipped... More 

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Thank Jarno E
lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Hi Jarno E, Happy to know you enjoyed your stay. Would love to have you back again! More 

Tokyo
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2010

Amazing value, as with tabitabihakuba. Awesome owners - super-helpful, friendly & cool - went out of their way to show us around :-) Lovely, picturesque rooms. Easy walk to one of the best beaches in Izu, great value Japanese breakfasts served nearby, and super-good Western-style food at another restaurant just a short walk away! NB Due to the area, you'll... More 

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Thank psbrown77
lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us Mr. Brown! We are looking forward to having you back! And don't forget to bring your bodyboard! More 

Machida
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2010

I am definitely go back there again and again! Izu shimoda has become my 3rd home and staying Tabi Tabi is feel like returning back to home. Angela & Yasu are very cool and lovely owners. Tabi-Tabi is very clean. Easy to go to the beach, they have bicycles that can be borrowed, walking distance to Convenience's stores, surf/body boarding... More 

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lodgetabitabi, Owner at Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda, responded to this review

Thanks, Fizz from Machida! By the way, the brownie place is called "South Cafe" (not surf cafe but it definitely has a surfer's vibe). Their banana bread with ice-cream is also yum! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guesthouse tabi-tabi is the only English-speaking budget accommodation in the upscale Kisami area. We provide travelers with all the comforts of home - by the sea.Includes: free use of bicycles, use of kitchen, beach toys, complimentary coffee and tea, wifi, use of computer, clean towels, crisp sheets, yukata (Japanese cotton bathrobe) all-natural body soap, shampoo, conditioner, face wash, toner, hand soap, travel information, pamphlets, maps, maps, flyers.Also available: BBQ set (500 yen/person), surfboard rental (1000/day). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse tabi-tabi, Shimoda

Address: 1658 Kisami, Shimoda 415-0028, Shizuoka Prefecture
Region: Japan > Chubu > Shizuoka Prefecture > Shimoda > Shimoda Onsen
Price Range: $44 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms are the same. There's complimentary beverages too”
  • View just outside of Tabi tabi (river just behind the Shinto statues)
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 of 5 bubbles AdrianLooi, 26 Apr 2012 | Read review
“The rooms seems to be identical to each other and equally quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JarnoE, 17 Aug 2011 | Read review
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