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Ryokan Sawanoya

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sleeping at Sawanoya Ryokan is like travelling to ancient Japan. The rooms are delicately traditional with origami and yukatas. The hosting family has endless advice to discover or rediscover Tokyo. We were charmed by the unexpected area wandering through temples to attend a tea ceremony....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled around Asia extensively over the last 10 years, and this easily ranks as one of the best places I have stayed. The rooms are traditional, very comfortable and quiet. They are a wonderful place to cool down and unwind after a busy...More

Thank Sarah G
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sarah G sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us and the neighborhood. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing and genuine Ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) which is highly recommended for people seeking a relaxing and peaceful stay in the city of Tokyo. We were greeted by the host and his family who were very polite and informed us everything we needed to...More

Thank DavidPa7
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DavidPa7 sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my stay at the Ryokan Sawanoya. I stayed for a total of 13 days, and I will definitely book again the next time I go to Tokyo. The staff are very welcoming, helpful and friendly, and directed me to a delightful dance...More

Thank RichardJRT
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RichardJRT sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

We loved our stay here! The owners are lovely and welcoming, and it's a really traditional guesthouse with futons on a tatami mat floor and an onsen bathroom. The breakfasts were great! The location is also good - near to public transport and it's also...More

Thank WendyH308
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 11 July 2018

Dear WendyH308 sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to Japan for a long time. We look forward...More

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Nearby
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
...More
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Julie G
26 September 2017|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
Hey Julie - the baths are used individually. They have two private, unisex baths (or they did a year ago!) - they have occupied signs as you’ve seen in the pic and privacy curtains as well. James
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crisalvi
15 April 2017|
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Response from fambamm2017 | Reviewed this property |
We were upstairs in the larger room with ensuite. I am really allergic to dust - I was GREAT had no problems with asthma at all. Did not experience anyone smoking inside either. although that does happen in restaurants... More
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Sherly W
14 February 2017|
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Response from 澤  新 | Property representative |
Dear Sherly W Sama, This is Ryokan Sawanoya. Thank you very much for your question. Please send to us email. Sincerely, RYOKAN SAWANOYA Arata Sawa
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"My tavel itinerary meant that I stayed in 3 different rooms, all were lovely, quiet and clean."
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"There is a shared toilet for men and women but you can get a room with private bathroom if you prefer."
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"Some rooms have ensuite but not all but this did not affect our enjoyment not having ensuite."
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"Look for the rooms with the ensuite especially if you are going to be jet lagged!"
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