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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I had the pleasure of staying at Tama Ryokan earlier this month. Michael was incredibly responsive during our booking process and communications were easy and smooth. We wanted a truly authentic and traditional experience in Japan so we really wanted to stay...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the first steps inside Tama Ryokan you will immediately feel like you are inside a romantic movie and your adventure is about to begin! We were met by Eiko who treated us with great respect. Every morning we would be waiting for small sweets...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We didn’t feel welcomed during most of our stay here. Owner wrote us messages to coordinate payment and room arrangement that were rude and made us feel uncomfortable. Owner’s wife was evidently distressed when she greeted us at the front door on arrival. We gave...More

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Response from TamaRyokan, Manager at Tama RyokanResponded 1 April 2018

"This includes using different shoes for different parts of the building and when not to wear any shoes at all ... it is only fair that we get to enjoy our stay and not have to adhere to a long list of rules." It's truly...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Position is great and close to two metro lines. It's a cozy and intimate traditional ryokan, with tatami rooms and the two traditional bathrooms. It doesn't get more traditional than this. The hosts are nice and always available for any kind of questions. There is...More

2  Thank ilsoddo
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I've been coming to Japan for 10 years, and Tama Ryokan has been my favorite place to stay. Eiko-san and Michael-san have been welcoming, friendly and communicative hosts, and coming to Tama Ryokan feels like coming home. The rooms are beautiful, and capture the simplicity...More

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Air Conditioning
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USD 62 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 62 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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"Ask for honeymoon sweet! It is adorable!"
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"Choose a room with a tatami floor to complete the Japanese experience"
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"Email the ryokan to communicate with the owners ahead of time."
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"The room upstairs next to the refrigerator is the best (big and private)"
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