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Adelaide
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The staff are very friendly. The rooms are smallish, but not as small as we were expecting. The traditional beds are warm enough in winter, and the rooms all have their own A/C. The shower water pressure is excellent. The location is excellent. It's a quiet neighbourhood, but the hotel is very close to a great little market street called... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest.We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to us for our future improvement. We did not know about the bar with magician bar tender! Thanks for your information. Please do come and... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night during our honeymoon to Japan and we had a great stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming; they helped us navigate the area as well and had English maps on hand for just that occasion. The staff that we spoke to spoke very good English.... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to us for our future improvement . Thank you so much. We are glad to know that you liked our surrounding neighbourhood. There are... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This great Hotel, with an amazing Japanese feel, which is great for the first time visitor, or regular to Japan. Situated in a superb location in Tokyo, with many old buildings and temples. The atmosphere is truly wonderful, a nearby station so you can get to anywhere in Tokyo or even Japan (bullet train) The Ryokan is clean modern and... More 

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New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Have stayed in this hotel on 3 separate occasions. Interesting neighbourhood and close to the Yamanote line. Great value and lovely staff. I always book this first when planning holidays as staying in Yanaka has always been one of the highlights of my trips.

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We hope your stay was comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you so much. We are glad to know that you like our surrounding neighbour.There is so much to explore and such... More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Lovely location, quiet neighbourood. Metro and Yamanote lines very close. Rooms are typically japanese, but, like it is been said by others, it is not really a ryokan... Staff very friendly. If I travel again in Tokyo, I would go back there.

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Paris, France
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

It isn't easy to find a good hostel in Tokyo. This one is not what you may call a ryokan, it's rather a pension, yet it is very pleasant. The staff is very kind and the lady speaks perfectly english. The location is a little bit far from the sites of interest, but it is very close to 2 subway... More 

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Toulouse, France
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Lovely location with typical japanese atmosphere ! Close to metro station. Staff is very friendly. The rooms are also typically japanese, with air-conditionning. A very good choice if you want to enjoy your stay in Japan.

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest! We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate you comments.This means so much to us for our future improvement. Thank you so much. Please do come and visit us again,maybe in another season or so. You are... More 

Houston, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan was a great choice for my family trip in June/July. We (wife and 18 yo son) stayed here the first 6 nights of our 2 week trip to Tokyo and Kyoto. My wife was a little nervous when I booked a ryokan type hotel, but it worked out perfectly. The staff was wonderful, and... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments and advice.This means so much to us for our future improvements.Thank you very much!! Please do come and visit us again,maybe in another season or so. You... More 

Beppu, Japan
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This was my first hotel during my first visit to Japan; definitely an excellent place to stay in! Perhaps the most important feature of this hotel is undoubtedly its location. It is only a 5 minutes walk from the station! I will be back.

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderful guest. We are glad to know that your first stay in Japan was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comment.This means so much to our future improvement. Thank you so much!! Please do come and visit us again, maybe in another season... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

Japanese style rooms with private bath, a/c, refrigerator, free internet in excellent area that is close to metro stops and easy walk to Ueno Park and museums (and also to Narita airport). I agree with the praise of others. Women on staff spoke excellent English and were friendly and helpful. Men more businesslike but still helpful. Wish they offered Japanese... More 

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A.katsutaro, オーナー at Annex Katsutaro, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at the Annex Katsutaro Ryokan and for being such a wonderfult guest. We hope your stay with us was a comfortable and a memorable one. We appreciate your comments.This means so much to our future improvemnt to our guests. Thank you so much. We are very glad to know that you liked our surrounding neighbours... More 

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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 sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Annex Katsutaro

Address: 3-8-4 Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tokyo Prefecture > Tokyo > Taito > Ueno, Asakusa
Price Range: $85 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Annex Katsutaro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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