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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“yamanote line”(16 reviews)
“tatami mats”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 days 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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank tazst3
Response from TamaRyokan, Manager at Tama RyokanResponded 2 weeks ago

"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

2  Thank Nadya L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I wanted to write about my experience at the Tampa Ryokan. When I checked into the hotel, the owner strongly recommended that I don't lock the room. She said it was safe and more likely that I would lose my key. When I went out...More

7  Thank omi702017
Response from TamaRyokan, General Manager at Tama RyokanResponded 31 July 2017

This is definitely NOT what we "do to all our guests." My wife's son has recently returned home after his restaurant business failed. He's using a room that doesn't have A/C and it's true that it does get too hot in there. But when I...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
USD 63 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 63 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Shinjuku
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Shinjuku
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (29)
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Shinjuku
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
...More
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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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