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Ryokan Sawanoya

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to stay close to Ueno and the centre of Tokyo but in a quiet and peaceful setting. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I found it very welcoming staying here as a single traveller. The traditional room with a...More

1  Thank GEvan0186
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 1 week ago

Dear GEvan0186 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

The (clean) rooms are cramped with the futon-beds on the floor but hey! We LOVE this authentic Japanese style inn! It's in a real neighborhood with dogs being walked, the elders chatting in front of the flower pots they lovingly care for and there's even...More

Thank Alvin H
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alvin H 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...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a friend who had just been staying in a five star hotel in downtown Tokyo. He was totally charmed by this place and its down-to-earth charm...at less than a quarter of the price. Sawanoya is not in the thick of the...More

Thank Angus G
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Angus G 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...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

This is a lovely place to stay in Tokyo. It is very traditional (tatami beds - so on the floor). It serves a nice western breakfast-scrambled eggs,ham and eggs,toast with jams etc. free tea and coffee available. There is a nice area with tables and...More

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Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 24 March 2018

Dear ozmaur 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 12 March 2018

I stayed in a single room without bath for 5 nights and loved my visit. The room was simple but comfortable. I enjoyed the green tea in my room. The ryokan was easy to get to from Nippori station (where the Skyliner train from Narita...More

1  Thank Tracy S
Response from 澤  新, Sawa family at Ryokan SawanoyaResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Tracy S sama Thank you very much for staying with us and for writing a review. We are happy when you enjoy staying with us. We are sorry about water of shower. The Sawanoya family hopes to continue offering comfortable lodging for visitors to...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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"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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"Shared bathroom but kind of quaint."
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