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Monterey, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great experience. Helpful staff and great directions prior to arrival. Easy walk to conveniences. Staff there to help and provide suggestions Made our us feel very comfortable during our stay Will stay there again

Thank mpritcha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great directions and advice prior to arrival. We were very welcomed, got every information we needed. Staff really askes for our interests and needs and lade everything to help us get ready to explore and understand a bit of culture, even patiently teaching some language and signs. Lovely clean room. Nice to get a feel for japanese life style with...

Thank cykelfisk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family Inn Saiko is a home away from home, I felt so comfortable staying there. The location is easily accessible with supermarkets, 24 hrs convenience store and restaurants around the neighbourhood which you don't have to worry about being hungry in the middle of the night. If you wish to experience what is it like living in Tokyo neighbourhood, Family...

Thank Stephanie Y
San Francisco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner/manager is very nice and helps making the stay a very pleasant one. The location is interesting: 12 minutes walk from the (blessedly) small Kanamecho metro station, where you can take a direct metro to places like Shinjuku/Harajuku/Shibuya, as well as Ginza. In that sense it is actually very well located. I also liked living in such a quiet...

1Thank csaba10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent three nights in Family Inn Saiko in late October 2016, incidentally my introduction to Japan. A fantastic choice. Knowing very little about the layout (and nothing about the feel) of Tokyo prior to arriving, I was initially a little concerned about the location, i.e., whether it would be too far out of the centre of town and/or difficult...

2Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Really enjoyed my time at Family Inn Saiko. It's a little hard to find and a reasonable distance from the city centre however it is a really great place to stay. The hospitality of the staff was just wonderful. You will be staying in Japanese style accommodation so you really feel like you are part of the Japanese culture. The...

2Thank the_bambambam
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is the third time I stayed in Family Inn Saiko. I love this family-run hostel. Good location, convenience, and quiet place to stay. Staff are nice and friendly. Me and my mum enjoyed the time staying in Tokyo.

2Thank stella1111chan
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Nice place, very helpful staff, sleeping on tatami gets little tough after a week... It is close to Kanamecho metro-station in an authentic, quiet neighbourhood, with a coin laundry around the corner and a Fudo myo- shrine with an ashtray ( important for smokers! :-) across the street.

Thank M5674GPjans
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great hotel. Very nice and extremely clean rooms. Staff are very friendly and can speak multiple languages to accommodate all visitors. Located in a quiet part of town. Not too far from the hussle and bustle of Tokyo city centre. Local subway station very handy. I had a great stay. Anyone who stays needs to do the kimono experience with...

2Thank MaryannBarrowman
Daegu, South Korea
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was my first trip and I stayed in Family Inn Saiko. People were very kind and can speak English and Korean. Also, room was clean and cozy. I loved everything. If I have a chance, I will definitely stay again.

3Thank Kimkangwu

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our family! Family Inn Saiko is a traditional style Japanese accommodation with modern facilities located just one station distance from Ikebukuro, Tokyo. You can enjoy the delights of modern Tokyo and then retreat to the peaceful quiet of your authentic TATAMI room. In addition, as a family-run inn, we provide you with warm hospitality and generations of tradition. Make us your home away from home! ... more   less 

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Address: 2-34-16 Nagasaki, Toshima 171-0051, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Toshima
Price Range: $140 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Family Inn Saiko 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“no views or view does not really matter, you go there just to sleep”
 of 5 bubbles SlawekK, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Good acsess to major stations and easy to navigate .”
 of 5 bubbles S1313AElauras, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed Room 307 because it was close to the Ofuro on the 4th floor with no rooms above us.”
  • Another interior view with low-profile tea/snack table.
  • Interior of room with tatami and two sets of futon.
  • Awesome Modern Toto Toilet (Bidet, Wash Basin, Heat Seat, Multi Flush)
 of 5 bubbles AllenB300, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Two bedroom apartments are the best choice for families.”
 of 5 bubbles 758charlesh, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
“They will likely assign the rooms. But this is a good place to stay after trying other Ryokans out. Very clean (like most Ryokans) but the in-room bathroom adds to comfort and convenience. The neighborhood is quiet and peaceful, but is still close to major subway stations and has a lot of delicious food.”
 of 5 bubbles RQTraveler, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
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