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Nikko Guesthouse Sumica

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This cheap little hostel near Nikko's rail and bus stations offers small dorms and private rooms. It feels more like a homestay than a professional hostel: the rooms are cramped and there is only one shared shower and toilet. There is some street noise. The cheerful Japanese manager loves organising communal activities for guests.

Thank beijingduck
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was our second time in Nikko, and our second stay at Guesthouse Sumica. It was as good if not better as when we were there in 2013. The owners are a delight. The guests cooked dinner together one night and played cards the other night - it's a really happy place!

Thank Connor D
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Arrived for check in and created by very friendly hosts, they asked if I'd like to some sports that evening to which I agreed. A few hours later myself and the other guests were all in the nearby gym with a load of locals playing badminton and basketball - absolutely brilliant fun! After the sports we all chilled out in...

1Thank Ashtroturf
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Spent just one night here and didn't have tons of time in Nikko, and I never would have been able to make the most for it if not for the wonderful hosts. They gave me a terrific overview of the trails, the bus situation, and helped me choose the best hiking route for my one day in town. They also...

Thank globerunner0913
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Great location, literally 2 mins walk from JR Nikko station. Guest house is small but very warm welcome from Yoko when we arrived, she gave us maps and a great tip for a meal (Shiori). We went for a private tatami room which was clean and comfortable. Shared shower but two toilets was sufficient so no queues. Tip - visit...

Thank Barney1984
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I spent 2 nights at Nikko Guesthouse and the place is extremely well located with awesome & friendly hosts. Thank you for introducing places in Nikko to go and helping to carry my heavy lugguage up and down the dorm. I love the hiking trail recommended & and I caught my train! Sorry for leaving in a rush. Big thank...

1Thank Sheena C
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We spent a few nights at Sumica Guesthouse and were very pleased. The owners are really nice and do their best to help and entertain the guests. We had a private double room which was just great. The common areas are very clean and well maintained. The kitchen is very useful to prepare meals, snacks for the day, or just...

Thank Gwenaëlle S
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

An excellent and traditional Japanese hostel, the size of a small house. We also had a free upgrade to a private room! No problems at all staying here. Would thoroughly recommend, with friendly staff, a nice atmosphere and location next to the railway station.

Thank willswitchengage
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We spent 3 weeks all over Japan in hostels and guesthouses and this place was by far superior to the rest. The reason is the intimate setting created by the owners/staff who treat everyone like a friend. This created an environment where the travellers and staff all interacted with each other. Even though we only stayed 2 nights it felt...

Thank copikat
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Fantastic location next to the main train station. Kind, helpful and really flexible couple. The house is in the traditional Japanese style(less is more). Nice simple interior, tatami, futon beds and with some particular quaint details. Great living room to socialise. Spotless clean. I absolutely loved it. You can discover Nikko from here from A to Z. Big thank you...

Thank anikodp

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Additional Information about Nikko Guesthouse Sumica

Address: 5-12 Aioicho, Nikko 321-1413, Tochigi Prefecture
Region: Japan > Kanto > Tochigi Prefecture > Nikko
Price Range: $33 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Nikko Guesthouse Sumica 1*
Number of rooms: 4
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“should book in advance as high demand”
 of 5 bubbles NhungNguyen811, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room for two upstairs at the front of the house is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles rawattuk, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try this guest house to have an original Japanese experience”
 of 5 bubbles anikodp, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you are a couple, I would advise to book the private tatami room. It rents for just about 8,000 Yens.”
 of 5 bubbles mohammada878, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I've already said... the private ones are very cool!”
  • Shared female room.
  • Part of the restroom.
  • Living room.
  • The biggest private room.
 of 5 bubbles Alexinha, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
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